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newshockey5 years ago

Aim is to finish in top spot: Rani

After gaining confidence from a scintillating 5-0 whitewash in the Series against Belarus earlier this month, the Indian Senior Women's team led by striker Rani departed for West Vancouver in the early hours of Thursday morning to take part in the World League Round 2 starting on 1 April 2017.
Press Release
newshockey5 years ago

Ritu Rani: The difference in the way Sardar and I have been treated is an indication of gender bias

Ritu Rani, who was replaced by Sushila Chanu as the captain of the women's hockey team and subsequently dropped from the Olympic squad, has blamed Hockey India of gender bias. Ritu insisted that the difference in the way the HI treated Sardar Singh shows how they feel about women players.
Amlan Majumdar
newshockey6 years ago

Inconsolable Ritu Rani breaks down after being dropped from Olympic squad

Ritu Rani, who was replaced by Sushila Chanu as the captain of the women's hockey team and subsequently dropped from the squad which was selected for the Rio Olympics, has hit back at the selectors and the Hockey India, claiming that the allegations of poor attitude brought against her were false.
Amlan Majumdar
newshockey6 years ago

Indian Hockey squad for Olympics: Sreejesh replaces Sardar Singh as captain

The Indian men's and women's hockey squads for the upcoming Rio Olympics have been revealed by Hockey India, and the biggest change is that of Sardar Singh relinquishing his captaincy. He has been replaced by PR Sreejesh as the new skipper, while SV Sunil has been appointed as the new vice-captain.
Amlan Majumdar
newshockey6 years ago

Ritu Rani leaves national camp, to be dropped from Olympic women’s hockey squad

Ritu Rani, the current captain of the national women’s hockey team, has left the ongoing camp in Bengaluru after being allegedly dropped from the team for the Olympics. The final squad of 16 is scheduled to be announced on July 12th, but the half-back left camp on her own volition on Thursday.
Saketh RVK
newshockey6 years ago

Hockey India announces Women Squad for 4 Nations Tournament in Darwin

Hockey India announced the squad for the women's hockey team, participating in the 4 nations tournament starting on May 30, earlier today. Indian eves will take on Australia, New Zealand and Japan in the 4 Nations Tournament in Darwin, Australia, as a final springboard to the Rio Olympics.
Press Release
newshockey6 years ago

Hockey India recommends Raghunath, Dharamvir Singh, and Ritu Rani for Arjuna Award

Hockey India today announced the recommended players for the esteemed Arjuna Award and Dhyan Chand Award 2016. VR Raghunath, Dharamvir Singh, and Ritu Rani have been recommended for the Arjuna Award, while Sylvanus Dung Dung has been recommended for the Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award.
Press Release
newshockey6 years ago

Indian women's hockey team to play 4 Tests against Great Britain

With eyes set on the Rio Olympics, the Hockey India women's team will leave for London next week, on April 30, to play a four-test series against Great Britain as part of their preparation for the games in Rio. India had finished sixth in the recently concluded Hawke's Bay Cup in New Zealand.
Press Release