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newshockey23 days ago

Reports | Indian hockey men's and women's team camps likely to be postponed

The national camps for the India men’s and women’s hockey team, which were supposed to be resume in Bengaluru on July 19, is likely to get postponed. The recent spike in the number of Covid-19 in the city has prompted the Karnataka government to declare a complete lockdown from July 14.
SportsCafe Desk
newshockey24 days ago

Indian men's hockey team definitely had a chance if the Olympics was held this year, claims Ashok Kumar

Hockey legend Ashok Kumar has stated that India would have definitely had a chance of winning a medal if the Olympics were held this year. The World Cup winner doubts whether Manpreet Singh and Co. will be able to keep up the momentum they’ve gained in a spectacular year at the International level.
SportsCafe Desk
newshockeya month ago

We were very fortunate to stay at the SAI campus during the lockdown, claims Manpreet Singh

Indian hockey star Manpreet Singh feels that they were fortunate to stay at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) campus during the lockdown. The 25-year old believes that the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics is a blessing in disguise and will give the team some more time to prepare for the event.
SportsCafe Desk
newshockey6 months ago

FIH Hockey Pro League | Kookaburras claim thrilling victory against India in Bhubaneswar

Australia’s men have moved up to third place in the FIH Hockey Pro League thanks to a thrilling 4-3 victory over hosts India at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Friday. The two teams will meet again in same venue on February 22 with Australia needing a win to climb above the Netherlands.
Press Release
newshockey6 months ago

Manpreet Singh dedicates FIH Player of the Year Award to late father

Indian Men's Hockey Team Captain Manpreet Singh, who won the FIH Player of the Year 2019 Award, dedicated the prize to his late father. Manpreet expressed that this award is for all the support and strength he received from his father and also thanked his friends and family for their support.
Press Release
newshockey6 months ago

Hockey India names 24-member Indian Men's Team for FIH Hockey Pro League

Hockey India on Monday named a 24-member Indian Men's Hockey squad for the upcoming matches against World No.1 Belgium in the FIH Hockey Pro League to be held on 8 and 9 February 2020 in Bhubaneswar. The team will be captained by Manpreet Singh along with Harmanpreet Singh as the vice-captain.
Press Release
newshockey7 months ago

India fight-back earns five points from a maximum six against the Netherlands

India made it five points from a possible six points on the opening weekend of the men’s FIH Hockey Pro League, with the hosts fighting back from 3-1 down against the Netherlands to tie the match before winning the shoot-out in a wonderful encounter at Bhubaneswar’s Kalinga Hockey Stadium.
Press Release
newshockey9 months ago

Keen to complete unfinished business of podium finish in 2023, says Manpreet Singh

Indian hockey captain Manpreet Singh has revealed that his team is keen to complete the unfinished business of a podium finish when the country hosts the World Cup again in 2023. India lost 1-2 to the Netherlands in the quarter-finals of the 2018 World Cup at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.
SportsCafe Desk
featurehockey9 months 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
newshockey9 months ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | Team India mentally prepared for Russian challenge, believes VR Raghunath

VR Raghunath believes that the Indian men’s hockey team is mentally prepared for the FIH Olympic Qualifier matches which will be played against Russia next month. Raghunath heaped praise on the drag-flickers in the 18-man Indian squad and also talked about the benefits of playing FIH Pro League.
Chiranjibi Pati