featurehockey5 days ago

Siegfried Aikman not available to coach India for now, doesn't rule out future possibility

As soon as Graham Reid made it clear that he won't continue as Team India coach, after an early exit from the FIH Men's Hockey World Cup, many experts saw Dutchman Siegfried Aikman taking over. But for now, the latter has put a rest to all speculation by saying he 'is not a candidate'.
Madhav Agarwal
featurehockey6 days ago

Enough is enough, replicate European hockey leagues or be prepared for more failures

An eventful Jan has finally ended. With the culmination of the Hockey World Cup, Europe has again shown the world that to rule any sport, all it takes is the right intent; the continent swept 1-2-3 with Germany coming out as winners, Belgium finishing second, and the Netherlands ending third.
Madhav Agarwal
featurehockey23 days ago

The Hockey Interview with AB Subbaiah

Ours is one of the most successful hockey teams in the world with eight Olympic golds; but when it comes to the World Cups, our returns haven't been as great. SportsCafe, in its mini-series 'The Hockey Interview' tries to go back in time and talk to former World Cuppers to know what went wrong.
Madhav Agarwal
featurehockey25 days ago

The Hockey Interview with Ashish Ballal

Ours is one of the most successful hockey teams in the world with eight Olympic golds; but when it comes to the World Cups, our returns haven't been as great. SportsCafe, in its mini-series 'The Hockey Interview' tries to go back in time and talk to former World Cuppers to know what went wrong.
Madhav Agarwal
featurehockey1 month ago

2023 Men's FIH Hockey World Cup | Team India would be ruthless in high-pressure games, says coach BJ Kariappa

There is something about hockey World Cups, Team India has somehow just found ways to throw away all their hard work into the gutter. Even though we are still most successful side in the Olympics with eight golds, one silver, and three bronzes, but that has not culminated in World Cup domination.
Madhav Agarwal
featurehockey8 months ago

Diary of a loyal Indian sports fan - Chak De, India

Sometimes as sports journalists we tend to forget, why we entered this field; after working all these years, that love for sports waned, and the rat race for numbers took over. So this diary is an attempt to rekindle that love and talk about what's good, bad, and ugly in Indian sport.
Madhav Agarwal
featurehockey1 year ago

Bring back the glory years of Kodagu hockey

The next time you sip on a piping hot filter coffee that touches your soul, make sure you thank the Kodavas from Kodagu for producing one of the finest blends of Arabica and Robusta beans in the country.
Madhav Agarwal
featurehockey2 years ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Meet your Olympians - Indian Hockey Team (Men's and Women's)

Even though India are still the most successful men’s hockey team at the Olympics, with eight gold medals, they are yet to claim a podium finish since the 1980 Moscow Games. However, with a rejuvenated squad gearing up for the mega-event, this might be their best chance to end the trophy drought.
sounak mullick
featurehockey3 years ago

Junior World Cup winner Nilakanta Sharma aims Olympics success with senior side

Midfielder Nilakanta Sharma, who won the Junior World Cup title in 2016, is now eager to perform for the Indian men’s team and take them to the Tokyo Olympics. In an exclusive interview with SportsCafe, Nilakanta has described his journey from a small village in Manipur to the Indian hockey team. 
Chiranjibi Pati
featurehockey3 years ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | Deep Grace Ekka targets Olympic qualification in home conditions

Senior defender of the Indian women’s hockey team Deep Grace Ekka has a target of taking her team in the Tokyo Olympics via the FIH Olympic Qualifiers in Bhubaneswar. Ekka has expressed her excitement of playing in front of an energetic and passionate hockey crowd at her home venue.
Chiranjibi Pati