Indian Women’s Hockey Captain Rani Rampal Dedicates Padma Shri Award To Entire Team And Support Staff

Indian women’s hockey captain Rani Rampal on Sunday said she was humbled and honoured to be named for the prestigious Padma Shri, the country’s fourth highest civilian award, by the government. Rani was one of the eight sportspersons named for the Padma Awards on the eve of the country’s 71st Republic Day. Rani is one Read More …

FIH Pro League: Rupinder Pal Singh’s Brace Helps India Thrash Netherlands 5-2

The Indian men’s hockey team made a dream debut at the FIH Pro League, beating world number three Netherlands 5-2 in the opening match of the two-game encounter on Saturday. Rupinder Pal Singh (12th, 46th minutes) converted two penalty corners, while Gurjant Singh (1st), Mandeep Singh (34th) and Lalit Upadhyay (36th) scored three fine field Read More …

India Women’s Hockey Team Defender Sunita Lakra Announces Retirement

Indian women’s hockey team defender Sunita Lakra, who was part of the 2018 Asian Games silver-winning side, on Thursday announced her international retirement, citing a knee injury which would require another surgery. The 28-year-old said the nagging injury has come in the way of her dream to be a part of India’s Tokyo Olympics campaign Read More …

Tokyo Olympics: Indian Men’s Hockey Team Opens Campaign vs New Zealand, Women Face Netherlands

The Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams will open their campaigns against New Zealand and the Netherlands respectively at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on July 25, the world body (FIH) said in Tokyo on Tuesday. According to the match schedule of next year’s Olympics released by the International Hockey Federation (FIH), both the Indian teams Read More …

Indian Junior Women’s Hockey Team Win 3-Nation Tournament Despite Losing Final Game

Indian junior women’s hockey team on Sunday won the three-nation tournament in Canberra, Australia as they finished top of the points table despite suffering their first loss of the competition. The Indian team lost 1-2 to hosts Australia in their fourth and final match of the competition which saw India’s Gagandeep Kaur score in the 53rd Read More …

Men’s Hockey World Cup: Bhubaneswar, Rourkela To Host 2023 Men’s Hockey World Cup

The 2023 Men’s Hockey World Cup will be held in Bhubaneswar and Rourkela, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced Bhubaneswar on Wednesday. The announcement was made to mark the one-year anniversary of the start of 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup which too was hosted by Bhubaneswar. India will host the Men’s Hockey World Cup for Read More …

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