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Hockey India wants Belgium to apologise for lack of respect

Belgium hockey's dissatisfaction over the FIH Hockey Stars Awards was “racial discrimination”, according to Hockey India. In a letter to FIH chief Thierry Weil, HI president Gyanendro Ningombam said that the national association and some its star players lacked respect...

Commonwealth Games chiefs hopeful India hockey teams can still compete

Commonwealth Games chiefs are 'confident' of reversing India's decision to withdraw from the 2022 Games in Birmingham. Dame Louise Martin, the Commonwealth Games Federation president, has contacted Narinder Batra, the Indian Olympic Committee president and International Hockey Federation (FIH) president,...

India and Spain join women’s FIH Hockey Pro League

India and Spain will join the women's FIH Pro League for one year following the withdrawal of Australia and New Zealand, who will rejoin for Season 4. India and Spain will look to play on the same dates and venues...

Hockey India pulls out of 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham

In a major blow to the Commonwealth Games hockey competition, India withdrew its men's and women's teams from Birmingham 2022 on Tuesday, citing Covid-related concerns and "discriminatory and biased" quarantine rules nine months out from the start. In a letter...

India hockey teams could pull out of Commonwealth Games

Narinder Batra's views on the Commonwealth Games were given a fresh twist on Friday when it was revealed that India's hockey teams could pull out of Birmingham 2022 in favour of the Asian Games. The Asian Games act as a...

Investing in coaching and scientific approach at grassroots level are India hockey’s challenges

For former Indian striker Pritam Rani Siwach, the days following the Tokyo Olympics have been rewarding and stressful, writes SAMARNATH SOORY On one hand, she feels motherly pride for her proteges - Neha Goyal, Sharmila Devi and Nisha Warsi –...

‘Fearless’ women’s hockey marks new era for Team India

India's Olympic women's team have become a "fearless" team, according to Gurjit Kaur. The drag-flick specialist, nominated for the FIH player of the year, was one of the key architects in India reaching the semi-finals of the Tokyo Olympics. And the...

Hockey India boost as Odisha set for another 10 years as sponsor

Indian hockey has been bolstered with further sponsorship investment after Odisha said it would continue its support for another decade. Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik said on Tuesday that it would continue to sponsor the men’s and women’s national teams...

Great Britain women land Olympics hockey bronze after dramatic win over India

Players sank to their knees, both teams did. As temperatures nudged 42C on the pitch, mercury turned to bronze after this breathless encounter; a see-saw, pulsating match ending 4-3 to Great Britain women, who won a third successive Olympic...

Olympics Hockey: India end four-decade wait for medal after brilliant bronze

The 11-a-side game was handed a huge boost for its survival as an Olympic sport after its biggest audience - India - won a first medal after a 41-year hiatus following a thrilling 5-4 win over Germany at the...
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