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Make hockey India’s No 1 sport, urges Odisha chief to prime minister

By The Hockey Paper The chief minister from Odisha, hosts of this year’s men’s World Cup, has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to recognise …

Bhubaneswar’s 2018 hockey World Cup to feature murals and mobikes

By Richard Bright Bhubaneswar, host of this year’s men’s World Cup, will see an upsurge in wall murals with a hockey theme ahead of the December …

India hockey’s Sandeep Singh set for wax statue unveiling

By The Hockey Paper Former India hockey captain Sandeep Singh will join a host of sporting greats when his wax statue is unveiled this month. The statue of the …

Indian hockey rejigs coaching roles

By The Hockey Paper The crazy merry-go-round world that is Indian hockey reared its head again on Tuesday as Dutchman Sjoerd Marijne became the 24th coach in …

Bollywood’s Akshay Kumar gives Gold to hockey film on India’s 1948 Olympic win

By Richard Bright Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar is the starring role in Gold, a film portraying the story of India’s men’s hockey team which won its …

Commonwealth Hockey: England women blitz to bronze against hapless India

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast Thinking Thursdays? Call this Smashing Saturday. England women finished their Commonwealth campaign with a superb bronze …

Commonwealth Games 2018: Hockeyroos set homework ahead of India clash

By The Hockey Paper There’s something of the unknown ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games semi-finals: the Hockeyroos haven’t played opponents India in …

India claim dramatic 4-3 win over England to avoid Kookaburras in last four

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast Before these Games, Susannah Townsend recalled the moment which turned for England women; the seconds-remaining goal in the …

Hockey drama of India v Pakistan continues with TV umpire finale

By The Hockey Paper “India is a closed chapter now,” Pakistan coach Roelant Oltmans, who left the Indian set up last year, told reporters on …

The Hockey Social: India and Pakistan aim to keep cool heads on Gold Coast

Our regular dose of what to read from the field hockey media and the best of social media continues direct from the Commonwealth Games GHANA SET SIGHTS ON …