Hockey Olympic Qualifiers

  • Sahara to give 1.12 crore to Indian hockey team 28-02-2012 04:13 PM

    New Delhi: Monetary rewards continued to trickle down for the Indian men's hockey team as Sahara India Pariwar on Tuesday announced a cash incentive of Rs 1.12 crore for the players and support staffs of the side, that emerged winners in the just-concluded London Olympic qualifiers. India trounced France 8-1...
  • Indian hockey back in Olympics, the team parties 27-02-2012 01:09 PM

    The Indian hockey team celebrates with family and friends after that spectacular win last night against France to book their berth for the London Olympics 2012. ...
  • Top-4 finish in London not impossible: Ex-players 27-02-2012 12:45 PM

    New Delhi: Former players lavished praise on the Indian hockey team and its Australian coach Michael Nobbs for convincingly qualifying for the London Olympics, and said a top-four finish there "is a tall ask but not impossible" for the eight-time champions. India put up a superlative performance and routed France...
  • FTN: Can hockey get back its standing as India's national sport?

    Tonight at 10 pm CNN-IBN's Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose discusses with a panel of experts, can hockey get back its standing as India's national sport?...
  • Meet the stars of Indian hockey 26-02-2012 11:46 AM

    Indian hockey is on the threshold of making a return to the Olympics after facing the ignominy of missing qualification in 2008. But it's not going to be easy even though France " their final opponents " are ranked 18th in the world. The tournament has narrowed down to just...
  • In Indian hockey, Singh is King! 24-02-2012 09:42 AM

    India are just a step away from getting back into the Olympics and the hero - as has historically been the case - is once again a 'Singh' - a last name that is synonymous with Indian hockey ever since the golden age began with the 1928 Amsterdam Olympics. Penalty...
  • Almost a perfect performance from India: Nobbs 22-02-2012 12:20 AM

    New Delhi: India coach Michael Nobbs termed his team's comprehensive 6-2 win over France on Tuesday as "clinical and almost perfect," and said the hosts will look to play slightly different hockey against Canada on Wednesday. "It was almost perfect and a clinical performance, we showed a lot of intensity...
  • Hockey: Sandeep's hat-trick deflates France 21-02-2012 09:38 PM

    New Delhi: Penalty corner specialist Sandeep Singh continued to torment India's opponents in the Olympic hockey qualifiers by scoring a hat-trick that helped the hosts beat France 6-2 here at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Tuesday. Contrary to expectations, India's third victory in as many matches turned out...