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FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup Rescheduled To April 2022, Indoor World Cup Cancelled

Jan 11, 2022 PTI

The FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup was initially scheduled to be held in South Africa in December 2021 but had to be put on hold due to the outbreak of Omicron - a new coronavirus variant.

Asia Cup 2022: India Women’s Hockey Team Needs To Live Up To Expectations, Says Savita Punia

Jan 04, 2022 PTI

India, China, Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore will be playing in the Asia Cup from where top four sides will qualify for the FIH Women's World Cup 2022.

Yearender 2021: Tokyo Olympics Performances Usher In New Dawn For Indian Hockey

A historic bronze-winning show at Tokyo Olympics by the men's team and an outstanding fourth-place finish for the women's team infused fresh life into the game which was in danger of slipping into oblivion.

FIH Hockey Rankings: India Men To Finish 2021 In Third Spot, Women Drop To Ninth

Dec 23, 2021 PTI

India, who finished third in the just-concluded Asian Champions Trophy in Dhaka, will end the year with 2296.038 points behind Olympic champions Belgium and toppers Australia.

Women’s Asian Champions Trophy Hockey: COVID Ends India’s Campaign Early

The India women's hockey team joins Malaysia, who faced a similar fate after being hit by the dreaded Covid-19 virus in the Asian Champions Trophy. India had thrashed Thailand 13-0 in their opener.

08 December, 2021

Women's Asian Champions Trophy Hockey: India Player Tests COVID Positive, IND Vs KOR Match Cancelled


The coronavirus pandemic had cast its shadow on the 2021 Women's Asian Champions Trophy Hockey Tuesday itself when India's second match against Malaysia was cancelled due to COVID-related issues.

05 December, 2021

Women’s Asian Champions Trophy: 5-Star Gurjit Kaur Powers India Maul Thailand 13-0


Apart from Gurjit Kaur's five goals, Vandana, Lilima Minz, Jyoti, Rajwinder Kaur, Sonika and Monika scored for India vs Thailand in their Women's Asian Champions Trophy opener.

03 September, 2021

Indian Hockey Teams Likely To Skip Birmingham Commonwealth Games Says IOA Chief Narinder Batra


Hockey teams will miss CWG in order to hit peak form during the Asian Games which are qualifiers for 2024 Paris Olympics

23 August, 2021

FIH Hockey Stars Awards 2020-21 - How To Vote Your Favourite Indian Players

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The voting process for the FIH Hockey Stars Awards 2020-21 will remain open until September 15, 2021

23 August, 2021

Indians Nominated In All Categories Of FIH Hockey Stars Awards 2020-21 - Find Out Full List


Harmapreet Singh, Gurjit Kaur and coaches Sjoerd Marijne and Graham Reid all nominated for FIH awards

20 August, 2021

Tokyo Hockey Olympian Lalremsiami Appointed Chief Coach By Mizoram Government


Lalremsiami, the first female Olympian from Mizoram, was made a chief coach in hockey discipline under the state sports and youth services department


18 August, 2021

Odisha Felicitates India Hockey Teams, Government Commits To Sponsor Team For 10 More Years

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Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik led the felicitation of men’s and women’s teams for their stellar show at the Tokyo Olympics. Men’s team won bronze, while women finished creditable 4th

12 August, 2021

Rejigging Roles Between Men's And Women's India Hockey Teams Was 'Disrespectful': Sjoerd Marijne


In 2018, Marijne was re-designated as the women's coach in a rejigging of roles with Junior World Cup-winning coach Harendra Singh taking charge of the men's side

11 August, 2021

Hockey Players Birendra Lakra, Amit Rohidas Made DSPs As Odisha Honours Its Tokyo Olympians

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Lakra and Rohidas were given Rs 2.5 crore each, while Deep Grace Ekka and Namita Toppa were give Rs 50 Lakh each by CM Naveen Patnaik

07 August, 2021

Rani Rampal Condemns Alleged Casteist Slurs Hurled At Vandana Katariya's Family, Says 'It Is So Shameful'


The family of Vandana Katariya, who scored four goals during the Olympics, were at the receiving end of allegedly casteist slurs from few people

07 August, 2021

Indian Women's Hockey Team: Rani Rampal Says 4th Place Finish Is 'Yet To Sink In'


The Indian women's team came tantalising close to a medal Tokyo Olympics and finished fourth after losing 3-4 to defending champions Great Britain

07 August, 2021

Indian Men's, Women's Hockey Teams Achieve Best-ever World Rankings After Good Tokyo Olympics Show


The Indian men's team, which ended a 41-year-old medal drought by clinching a historic bronze in the Olympics, was placed behind gold-medallist Belgium and silver-medallist Australia


07 August, 2021

Indian Women's Hockey Team: Present Perfect But Why Future Is Tense

Jayanta Oinam

Sjoerd Marijne, the chief coach of the Indian women's hockey team, is leaving at a time when Hockey India should have thought about continuity. The Dutch coach's contribution for the Tokyo 2020 show cannot be denied

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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