MID AND LOW-RANKED HOCKEY TEAMS like India will benefit from the introduction of the quarter-final stage in 2016 Rio Olympics, making the task of top teams tougher, feels Australian legend Jay Stacy.
While Sachin is accompanied by stalwarts like Sania, Dhanraj, Bhupathi, Baichung, Narang, Sushil Kumar and Gavaskar, it is also baffling to see the likes of Saina, Leander, Mary, Anand missing from the marquee names in the special edition of the national anthem.
AS INDIA GETS ready to celebrate its 67th Republic Day, Indian sporting icons from the past and present have got together and recreated a special version of our national anthem.
HOCKEY INDIA (HI) on Monday announced 18-member squads for both India men and women's teams for the 12th South Asian Games (SAG) to be held in Guwahati and Shillong from February 5 to 16.
HOCKEY INDIA on Thursday announced the inclusion of two new academies as Academy Members. The academies will be used as training centres for the development of young hockey talent in the country.
DABANG MUMBAI ARE keen to start off with a win in the opening game of the fourth edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) under the mentorship of new coach Jay Stacy.
JAAP STOCKMANN, one of the best hockey goalkeepers in the world from Netherlands, through his pet project 'Chak de India', a charitable initiative, has provided over 7,000 pieces of hockey equipment to deprived children throughout India, giving aspiring hockey players the chance to train and play the game.
ASK A GENUINE SPORTS enthusiast whether India beating Holland in the bronze medal match in the Hockey World League (HWL) Final was more exciting or India winning the cricket Test series against a low-key South Africa - and the vote will be for the sticks!
INDIA PREVAILED 3-2 (5-5) in a penalty shoot-out against the Netherlands to clinch the bronze medal in the Hockey World League (HWL) Final at the Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel International Stadium in Raipur on Sunday.
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