Sjoerd Marijne under scanner after medal-less Commonwealth Games campaign

Sjoerd Marijne under scanner after medal-less Commonwealth Games campaign
The Indian men’s hockey team’s medal-less and rudder-less Commonwealth Games performance has brought chief coach Sjoerd Marijne under the scanner with Hockey India scheduling a performance review meeting later this week. It has been learnt that some senior players of the team, led by skipper...

61 players have been named by Hockey India for Senior Women national camp

61 players have been named by Hockey India for senior women national camp
Hockey India on Saturday named 61 players for the senior women national coaching camp that commences on Sunday at the Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru. The 61-member group, which features all the 18 players of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games squad, was picked on the...

Hockey India hosted IOC President Dr. Thomas Bach for a Hockey 5s mixed team Exhibition Match

Hockey India hosted IOC President Dr. Thomas Bach for a Hockey 5s mixed team Exhibition Match
New Delhi, 19 April 2018: Hockey India today hosted the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Dr. Thomas Bach for a special Hockey 5s mixed team exhibition match here at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium which was also attended by Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and...

Heartbreak for India at the Four Nations Tournament

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India suffered a heartbreak 0-3 loss to Belgium in the penalty shootout after holding the World No. 3 side to 4-4 in regulation time here in the Final of the Four Nations Invitational Tournament at the Gallagher Hockey Stadium on Sunday. It was Felix Denayer,...

India upsets Blacksticks winning streak

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Having won their opening matches against Belgium and Japan, the Kiwis required only a draw to qualify for the first-leg final. Yet they were soundly beaten by a solid Indian side, and finished third in the round robin after Belgium's 4-1 thumping of Japan. Belgium ultimately...

Roaring start for India at the Four Nations Tournament in New Zealand

Harmanpreet Singh
The Indian Men’s Hockey Team got off to a winning start in the double-leg Four Nations Invitational Tournament in New Zealand as they notched up a comfortable 6-0 win against Japan here at the Blake Park, Tauranga on cloudy Wednesday evening. It was Rupinder Pal Singh (7'),...

India ready to take on Japan in their opening match of the Four Nations Tournament

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The Indian Men’s Hockey Team will take on Japan in their opening match at the Blake Park in Tauranga on Wednesday. With four days of training at the venue and getting used to the conditions in New Zealand, drag flicker Rupinder Pal Singh expressed that...

Hockey India Squad announced for four-nation tournament in New Zealand

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India will compete with Belgium, Japan and hosts New Zealand at Tauranga and Hamilton in the tournament, beginning January 17. The team will be led by 25-year-old midfielder Manpreet Singh while Chinglensana Singh Kangujam will be his deputy. Sreejesh, who missed some key tournaments in...

Hockey India Names 33-Member Men’s Players For 2018 Season Opener

After ending the year with a Bronze Medal at the Odisha Men’s Hockey World League Final Bhubaneswar 2017, Indian Men’s hockey team will report for a 10-day national camp to begin on January 4 at the Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru. With a busy hockey calendar in...

“I am just the director behind the scenes,” India Coach Sjoerd Marijne.

Sjoerd Marijne
  India took the bronze medal thanks to a 2-1 triumph over Germany, but it was fair from straight-forward for the host nation. Germany’s semi-final performance against Australia attracted huge praise on Saturday, going down to a narrow defeat despite having only 13 fit players...

“Players are not committing mistakes on purpose,” India Chief Coach Sjoerd Marijne

Indian defence must have had a sleepless night after lapses in the backline cost the hosts a 2-3 defeat against England in a Pool B match of the Hockey World League (HWL) Final on Saturday. The defeat pushed India to the bottom of their pool...

“I feel if we keep up our performances and show good results, we have a very good chance of improving our ranking and the aim is definitely to reach...

SVSunil
With the Odisha Men’s Hockey World League Final Bhubaneswar 2017 scheduled for this year and Asian Games, Commonwealth Games, Asian Champions Trophy and Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 slated for next year, 2017 and 2018 is crucial for the Indian Hockey Team. Ace...

‘PR Sreejesh has raised the bar for goalkeepers in India’ Suraj Karkera

Suraj Karkera
Having received his first ever call-up for the Indian Senior Men’s core probable group, 21-year-old goalkeeper from Mumbai Suraj Karkera wants to make the most out of this opportunity without being too ambitious about finding his name in the national squad for the forthcoming Hockey...

“Hockey is all about power and speed” Arjun Halappa

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Former India skipper Arjun Halappa believes the recent success of the Indian hockey teams, both senior and junior, need to be attributed to the new approach adopted in training. "There is a lot of difference when it comes to training when compared to my playing days....

How Twitterati Reacted to Indian Women’s Hockey Team’s AsiaCup2017 victory!

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India edged past China 5-4 via shootout to win the women’s Asia Cup hockey title here on Sunday. With this, India also qualified for next year’s World Cup as Continental champion. While there was no Live Broadcast of this tournament, Twitter was abuzz. The Prime Minister as...

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