featurehockeyan hour ago

Lalit Upadhyay – The man who perfectly lived up to the #10YearChallenge

Lalit Upadhyay has been one of the important members of the Indian hockey team’s forward line for a while now but things weren’t great a decade ago. It has been a roller coaster ride for the Varanasi lad who has risen from the nadir with all the controversies to be a constant in the Indian team.
Chiranjibi Pati
featurehockey8 days ago

Rani Rampal targets Olympic qualification for Indian women’s hockey team

After a successful tour to Spain, the captain of the Indian women’s hockey team Rani Rampal has stated that the team is focussed on qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics to be held in 2020. The Indian team will start its Olympic qualification matches in Japan’s Hiroshima from June 23 this year.
Chiranjibi Pati
featurehockey2 months ago

Hockey World Cup | Forward line being off-colour hurt India, believes Ashish Ballal

Former India goalkeeper Ashish Ballal is of the opinion that the Indians lost the quarter-final game against Netherlands at the ongoing World Cup because of the poor show by the forwards. He also added that the umpiring in the game was debatable on a few occasions which also went against the hosts.
Chiranjibi Pati
featurehockey2 months ago

Hockey World Cup | Qualification scenario ahead of third round pool games

As many as 16 nations are battling out in the 2018 edition of the Men’s Hockey World Cup at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. With two rounds of pool games already over, let’s take a look at how the 16 countries are placed in their respective pools and the qualification scenario for the quarters.
Chiranjibi Pati
featurehockey3 months ago

Hockey World Cup | It is important to get good results in group stage, asserts Viren Rasquinha

Viren Rasquinha has stated that the Indian team needs to get good results from the matches in the pool stage so that they can get a better draw in the later stages of the World Cup. The former captain mentioned that the team for the tournament has been selected as per the fitness and recent form.
Chiranjibi Pati
featurehockey3 months ago

Hockey World Cup | Hardik Singh - The shining youngster of Indian midfield

Hockey India has opted for a mix of young and experienced players for the upcoming Hockey World Cup to be played from November 28. Hardik Singh, who had an impressive debut at the Asian Champions Trophy, has been drafted into the Indian midfield with just six international games under his belt.
Chiranjibi Pati
featurehockey3 months ago

Men’s Hockey World Cup | Penalty corner conversion to be important for Team India, asserts Dilip Tirkey

Dilip Tirkey has stated that penalty corner conversion will prove to be very crucial for the Indian team during the upcoming Men’s Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar. He also stressed on the fact that it will be important for PR Sreejesh to maintain a good record in the goal post during the event.
Chiranjibi Pati
featurehockey3 months ago

Indian players to watch out for at Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018

The Men’s Hockey World Cup is scheduled to be played in Bhubaneswar from November 28 and the Indian team under the guidance of Harendra Singh will be aiming to grab the title for the second time in history. India has won the prestigious tournament only once back in 1975 in Kuala Lumpur.
Chiranjibi Pati
featurehockey2 years ago

On Major Dhyan Chand’s 111th birth anniversary, we remember how 'The Wizard' and his men stood up to Adolf Hitler

It was the end of the summer of 1936. The darkness had not spread yet, but the mighty machinations of Mordor had already set rolling.
Prabu Thiruppathy
featurehockey3 years ago

On 15th August, 1936, a diminutive Indian and his team stood up against the might of Imperialism

It was the end of the summer of 1936. The darkness had not spread yet, but the mighty machinations of Mordor had already set rolling.
Prabu Thiruppathy