Indian Hockey Team: News

05 Aug 2021


PM Modi, sporting fraternity hail men's hockey team's Olympic success

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday led the nation in hailing and celebrating the Indian men's hockey team's historic bronze medal-winning feat at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, saying the day will be etched in the memory of every Indian.

29 Jul 2021


Dominant India beat Argentina 3-1 to seal quarterfinal berth

The Indian men's hockey team stormed into the quarterfinals of the Olympic Games with a comprehensive 3-1 victory over defending Argentina, scoring two goals in the final two minutes of its penultimate pool match on Thursday.

28 Jul 2021


Rejuvenated India eyes win against Argentina to seal QF berth

A resurgent Indian men's hockey team would look to seal a quarterfinal berth but defending champions Argentina won't be an easy challenge to overcome when the two sides clash in their penultimate pool match of the Olympics on Thursday.

05 Jul 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics

Indian hockey team strong contender for Olympic medal: Shivendra Singh

The Indian hockey team is currently one of the world's fittest and will be a top contender at the Tokyo Olympics, believes former center forward and current assistant coach Shivendra Singh.

18 Jun 2021

Manpreet Singh

Ten Olympic debutants in Indian hockey squad for Tokyo Games

India on Friday named 10 Olympic debutants in its 16-member men's hockey squad, which also features seasoned performers like PR Sreejesh and Manpreet Singh, for the Tokyo Games to be held from July 23.

09 Jun 2021

Ramandeep Singh

Indian hockey team training in an 'Olympic-like' environment

The Indian men's hockey team is simulating the Olympic atmosphere at its training base in Bengaluru to prepare for the Tokyo Games in the best possible manner, experienced forward Ramandeep Singh revealed on Wednesday.

31 May 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics

We are better prepared for Olympics 2021: Raghunath

Veteran Indian drag-flicker VR Raghunath thinks that the current team is better prepared for the Olympics to be held in Tokyo in July this year than the side which finished eighth in the previous edition in Rio de Janeiro 2016.

Hockey: Manpreet Singh, four others test positive for coronavirus

The Indian men's hockey team captain Manpreet Singh and four other players have tested positive for coronavirus.

14 Feb 2020


India's hockey captain Manpreet Singh scripts history: Details here

In what can be considered a historic moment for Indian hockey, national captain Manpreet Singh has won the International Hockey Federation's (FIH) Player of the Year award.

24 Oct 2019


Here are the unbreakable records of Indian hockey team

The Indian men's hockey team has had a rich history in the sport.

17 Oct 2019

Indian Army

A look at the career-defining moments of Major Dhyan Chand

When it comes to Indian hockey, the only player that can come to one's mind at the first glance is none other than Major Dhyan Chand, who played a revolutionary role in the nation's success.

15 Oct 2019


Ranking the greatest moments of Indian hockey

Indian hockey was a force to reckon with, especially during the pre-independence era.

08 Apr 2019


Hockey: India appoint Graham Reid as new coach

Former Australian hockey coach Graham Reid has been appointed as the coach of the Indian men's hockey team, Hockey India announced on Monday.

09 Jan 2019

Hockey World Cup

Poor show at Hockey World Cup sees Indian coach dismissed

Harendra Singh, the coach of the Indian men's hockey team, has been removed from his post, and authorities have asked him to return to coaching the junior team.

02 Dec 2018


Hockey World Cup 2018: Know everything about India vs Belgium

Tonight, India and Belgium hockey men's team will lock horns in a Pool C match of the 2018 Hockey World Cup, at the Kalinga Stadium.

28 Oct 2018


Asian Hockey Champions Trophy: India beat Japan 3-2

India had a tough time keeping Japan at bay in the Asian Hockey Champions Trophy semi-finals, but eventually managed a thrilling victory of 3-2 to set up an epic clash in the final against Pakistan.

25 Sep 2018


Big B hails sportspeople, says they bring glory to India

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says sportspeople are the pride of the country and honoring them brings glory to the entire nation.

12 Sep 2018


Former Indian hockey team captain Sardar Singh announces his retirement

The former captain of the Indian team, Sardar Singh, has announced his retirement from international hockey.

01 Sep 2018


#AsianGames: India beat Pakistan to win bronze in men's hockey

India maintained their recent domination over arch-rivals Pakistan with a fighting 2-1 win to bag a consolation bronze medal after a below-par semi-final performance at the 18th Asian Games on Saturday.

22 Aug 2018

Asian Games

Asian Games 2018: India thrash Hong Kong 26-0, script history

After winning 17-0 in their opening encounter at the ongoing Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia, the India men's hockey team created a record by beating Hong Kong 26-0.

09 Jul 2018


Hockey: PR Sreejesh to lead India at the Asian Games

India have announced their 18-member men's hockey squad for the upcoming Asian Games, which will kick off from August 18.

01 Jul 2018

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

The awe-inspiring real-life story of 'Soorma' Sandeep Singh

Diljit Dosanjh starrer 'Soorma' is set to bring to the fore an incredible tale of determination, courage, and perseverance.

24 Jun 2018


Hockey Champions Trophy: India stun Argentina 2-1

Indian hockey team registered their second consecutive win of the Champions Trophy as they defeated Olympic champions Argentina 2-1. India sit at the top of the table.

25 May 2018


Hockey India names 48 players for the national camp

Hockey India has named 48 players for a 21-day national camp.

01 May 2018


Harendra named men's hockey coach; Marijne returns to women's camp

In a surprise move, women's hockey coach Harendra Singh was today named the chief coach of Indian men's team while men's in-charge Sjoerd Marijne was sent back to the women's camp, following the poor show by Manpreet Singh and Co. in Commonwealth Games.

21st Commonwealth Games: Pakistan hold India to a 2-2 draw

The arch-rivals India and Pakistan went head to head in men's hockey opener at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

08 Mar 2018


Hockey: India would face Pakistan in Champions Trophy's curtain raiser

The Champions Trophy hockey tournament would kick off with a bang, as arch-rivals India and Pakistan are scheduled to lock horns in the tournament opener in Breda, Netherlands on June 23.

06 Mar 2018

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: Australia thrash India 4-2

Australia defeated India 4-2 in the ongoing 2018 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup.

04 Mar 2018

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: India 1-1 England

The Indian hockey team has been ruing its missed chances after playing out a 1-1 draw against England in the second match of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia.

03 Mar 2018

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: India lose 2-3 to Argentina

Indian hockey team were defeated 2-3 by the world number 2 side Argentina, in the opening fixture of Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia.

28 Feb 2018

South Africa

Schedule announced for 2018 Hockey World Cup

The FIH announced the schedule for the Hockey Men's World Cup 2018 on Wednesday.

20 Feb 2018


Sardar Singh back as captain of Indian Hockey Team

Half-back Sardar Singh will return as the captain of Indian hockey team for 27th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, scheduled to kick off from March 3 in Ipoh, Malaysia.

16 Feb 2018

Naveen Patnaik

Odisha government to sponsor national hockey team

In a first-of-its-kind association, Odisha state government will sponsor the Indian national hockey teams, men and women, for the next five years.

15 Feb 2018

India vs Pakistan

Pakistan to visit India for 2018 Hockey World Cup

Ending the speculation surrounding their participation in 2018 Hockey World Cup, Pakistan men's hockey team will travel to India later this year in November.

20 Jan 2018


Four-Nations Invitational Hockey: India prove too hot for New Zealand

Indian Hockey Team is making the nation proud yet again, as the men in blue beat hosts, New Zealand 3-1 in the third match of the Four Nations Invitational Hockey tournament.

05 Dec 2017


Indian hockey team in Australia alleges mismanagement, SAI defends

Two days ago, a video of Indian hockey players in Australia complaining about lack of facilities went viral.

15 Oct 2017

India vs Pakistan

India defeat Pakistan in Asia Cup 2017 group stage match

Title favourites India beat arch-rivals Pakistan 3-1 in the last of the round 1 group stage match at 2017 Hero Asia Cup.

Indian women's hockey team beat Belgium men's junior team

Indian women's hockey team ended their Europe tour by beating Belgium junior men's team 4-3, in Antwerp.

08 Sep 2017


Waltherus Marijne, the new coach of Indian Men's hockey team

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore has announced the appointment of Waltherus Norbertus Marijne as the new Chief Coach of Indian Men's hockey team.

05 Sep 2017


Hockey India to invite applications for the new head coach

On Monday, Hockey India announced that following Roelant Oltmans' termination, it would start the process to invite new applications for the post of the head coach of the national hockey team.