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Chris Ciriello (Source: Hockey India)

Chris Ciriello leaves Indian hockey camp with penalty corner battery charged

It could well have been a scene that was tailormade for a blockbuster and the tension was nothing short of palpable. The anxious crowd at...

Move beyond cricket, India’s next generation of Olympians is here

With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics scheduled to kick off in July next year, India’s primary medal hopefuls have less than a year to prepare...
Rupinder Pal Singh (Source: Hockey India)

EXCLUSIVE | I enjoy the pressure — Drag-flick king Rupinder Pal SIngh

Indian men's hockey team's drag-flick sensation Rupinder Pal Singh is feeling rejuvenated at The Sports Authority of India (SAI) campus in Bengaluru after hockey...
Rani Rampal said she couldn't stop herself from crying when she first got to know of being one among the five Khel Ratna award winner

Rani Rampal couldn’t hold back tears after being awarded Khel Ratna

Rani Rampal never expected the Khel Ratna to be bestowed on a woman hockey player and that's one reason why she could not hold...
Hockey player - Prithipal Singh

When a 3-time Olympian was murdered by his own students at Punjab University

Once touted as the ‘world’s most feared penalty corner specialist’. Olympic champion Prithipal Singh’s fame was short-lived. Considered one of the most treasured hockey...
David John (Source- Times of India)

Indian hockey’s great survivor resigns – Decoding the David John era

A declaration that Sjoerd Marijne would keep his job as Chief Coach sent the bewildered Indian sports media into a tizzy in late April...
The Indian Men's Hockey Team must treat the next one year as a countdown to the Olympic Games in Tokyo feels former India drag flick specialist VR Raghunath

Hockey: India’s current backline can challenge the world’s best teams – VR Raghunath

The Indian Men's Hockey Team must treat the next one year as a countdown to the Olympic Games in Tokyo feels former India drag...
Rani Rampal feels she will always be indebted to the Shahabad Academy (Source: Hockey India)

Rani Rampal’s Shahabad – The nursery of women’s hockey in India

The year was 1980. At the Moscow edition, women's hockey was for the first time introduced in the Summer Olympics roster. India, which so far...

We are on track to make our country proud in Tokyo: Manpreet & Rani

With exactly one year to go for the Olympic Games to begin in Tokyo on 23 July 2021, there's an air of excitement and...
Graham Reid

“The hand of Graham at work” – Experts look back at India’s unfinished campaign...

After toying with less-than-formidable opposition all through 2019 thanks to Hockey India's decision to stay away from the inaugural Pro League, Graham Reid's boys...

Government de-recognises 54 NSFs including AIFF and Hockey India

The Indian government has issued a blanket order to de-recognise 54 National Sports Federations, including major NSFs like All India Football Federation (AIFF), Hockey...
Balbir Singh Sr. (Source: The Print)

When hockey legend Balbir Singh donated his Olympic medals to India-China war fund

Legendary hockey player Balbir Singh senior passed away last month on May 25, 2020 at the age of 95. He was one of the...
Indian men's hockey team coach Graham Reid (Source: Hockey India)

EXCLUSIVE: Our youngsters can be world-class prospects for Olympics — Coach Graham Reid

One of the positives among the lockdown is the team is in this journey together. It's been over two months that the Indian men's...
Balbir Singh Sr

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr in semi-comatose condition: grandson

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr is in a semi-comatose state and has developed a blood clot in his brain, his maternal grandson Kabir said...
Rani Rampal

Flashback Friday: When Rani Rampal was adjudged the best player of the tournament at...

If we sit to list down the greatest women's hockey players ever to take the field for India, Rani Rampal's name has to be...
Harmanpreet Singh (Source: Hockey India)

EXCLUSIVE: Comparatively, we are in better position than other teams — Harmanpreet Singh

It's been about two months that Indian men's hockey team has not been in action since their tie against Australia at the FIH Pro...
SV Sunil

Despite being in same city, S V Sunil can’t meet wife, daughter

His wife and one-year-old daughter are not living too far from the training centre where Indian hockey team forward SV Sunil is currently based...

Top Memorable Celebrations in Indian Sports

Here is going back in time and recalling some of the top celebrations in Indian sports. 

India hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne turns author in lockdown

Miles away from family amid a global health crisis, the Indian women's hockey team chief coach Sjoerd Marijne is keeping anxiety at bay by...
Sansarpur hockey players (Image - Sportswallah)

Throwback: The Indian village that produced 14 Olympians

Hockey holds a distinct place in the history of Indian sports. It is the sport that has brought the greatest glory in the Olympics...