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  • Hockey India President Narinder Batra's son passes away 2 days ago

    New Delhi: In a tragic incident, Hockey India President Narinder Batra's son Dhruv died at a young age of 27 in Morocco, where he had gone with his father four days ago. His body will be arriving in India on Friday following which the cremation will be performed. According to sources close...
  • Confident Indian hockey team set for Australia challenge 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Indian men's hockey team is all geared up to play the four-match test series in Australia from November 10. The tour will also prepare the team for Champions Trophy, scheduled to be held in Bhubaneswar, Odisha from December 6-14. The squad is scheduled to leave for Australia on...
  • Terry Walsh issue should be sorted out soon, says VR Raghunath 2 days ago

    The Indian men's hockey team who have been practicing in the national capital will leave for their tour of Australia later on Wednesday. ...
  • MS Dhoni and Sahara buy Ranchi franchise of Hockey India League 1 week ago

    India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Sahara Adventure Sports Limited are co-owners of the new Ranchi franchise of the Hockey Indian League (HIL), Ranchi Rays, which was unveiled on Saturday. Ranchi Rhinos, the inaugural champions of HIL, were scrapped following distrust between owners (Patel-PS Group and Uniexcel Group) and Hockey...
  • India name 21-member hockey squad for Australia Test tour October 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Sardar Singh will lead a 21-member Indian men's hockey squad for the four-match Test tour of Australia to be held in Perth from November 4 to 9. Post bagging the gold medal at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, the tour of Australia is being organised as part of...
  • Terry Walsh presents wishlist to Sports Authority of India October 22, 2014

    Indian coach Terry Walsh has not withdrawn his resignation and has listed a series of demands which he wants incorporated into a new contract. ...
  • Hockey: Terry Walsh wants more leaves, decision-making power; SAI agrees October 22, 2014

    The Sports Authority of India on Wednesday met India's unhappy hockey coach Terry Walsh to try and sort out issues that led to him submitting his resignation, and SAI Director General Jiji Thomson says things have moved in the positive direction, and though Walsh has not withdrawn his resignation yet,...
  • Terry Walsh likely to stay as India hockey coach, SAI agrees to revise contract October 22, 2014

    The impasse between chief India hockey coach Terry Walsh and the Sports Authority of India (SAI) has moved closer to resolution after SAI agreed to review Walsh's contract after a meeting with the Australian on Wednesday following his resignation from the post the previous day. "Concerns he [Walsh] raised have been...
  • Indian hockey coach Terry Walsh resigns October 21, 2014

    Indian hockey has been plunged into despair yet again with chief coach Terry Walsh resigning even as the team basks in the glory of a first Asiad Gold in 16 years. ...
  • Terry Walsh matter will be resolved, we want him to continue: SAI October 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Under pressure from all quarters after Indian men's hockey team chief coach Terry Walsh's sudden resignation because of a "pay dispute", the Sports Authority of India on Tuesday sprang into action with its DG Jiji Thomson assuring that the matter will "resolved" between the aggrieved parties. SAI DG said...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 21, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 21, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Help pours in for baby Twisha, mother collects nearly Rs 2 crore for treatment October 21, 2014

    This Dhanteras, as you step out to buy yourself something, spare a thought for a 3-and-a-half-year-old child, who urgently needs your help. Baby Twisha, born with an incomplete food pipe needs Rs 7.5 crore to undergo a complicated procedure in Boston to survive. Twisha has already undergone 20 surgeries but...
  • Contrasting reasons behind Terry Walsh's resignation worsen hockey mess October 21, 2014

    Without making a mention of Terry Walsh resigning because of displeasure over his contractual arrangements as India's head coach, Sports Authority of India's (SAI) Director General, Jiji Thomson, says Walsh complained of "suffocating atmosphere in the Federation" on his visit to their office. Confirming that they received Walsh's resignation on...
  • India hockey coach Terry Walsh will withdraw resignation if given new contract October 21, 2014

    Terry Walsh, who resigned as Indian men's hockey team chief coach on Tuesday due to "sporting bureaucracy" and pay dispute, hinted that he was ready to reconsider his decision if he was given a new contract by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) on his terms and conditions. The 60-year-old Australian,...
  • India hockey coach Terry Walsh resigns blaming 'sporting bureaucracy' October 21, 2014

    Just when it looked Indian hockey was getting back up on its legs, another setback hit the game's establishment in the country with head coach of the men's team resigning citing 'sporting bureaucracy' as the reason for calling it quits. Walsh's decision came at a time when he had coached the...
  • Hockey Champions Trophy online ticket sales begins October 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) on Monday announced the commencement of online ticket sales for the much-awaited Hero Hockey Champions Trophy to be held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha from December 6-14. Speaking about the development, HI president Narinder Batra said: "Within a year this is the third international...
  • Hockey: India beat Great Britain 2-1 to retain the Sultan of Johor Cup title October 19, 2014

    Harmanpreet Singh converted two penalty corners to help India sucessfully defend their Sultan of Johor Cup (SOJC) Under-21 hockey title, beating Great Britain 2-1 in a keenly-contested final on Sunday. Harmanpreet (45th and 90 minutes) slammed home two set pieces at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium to take his goals tally...
  • India hammer Australia 6-2 to storm into the final of Johor Cup October 18, 2014

    Johor Bahru: Harmanpreet Singh came up with his second hat-trick of the tournament as defending champions India hammered Australia 6-2 to storm into the final of the Sultan of Johor Cup hockey tournament on Saturday. With their fourth win from five matches, the junior Indian team has booked a place in...
  • Johor Cup Hockey: Buoyant India ready for Australian challenge October 17, 2014

    Johor Bahru: High on confidence after winning two consecutive matches, the Indian under-21 men's hockey team will face Australia in their fifth and final league match of the 2014 Sultan of Johor Cup at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium on Saturday. India have shown an impressive run of form, winning three...
  • Goalkeeper Sreejesh targets Olympics hockey gold after Asiad triumph October 16, 2014

    India defeated Pakistan 4-2 in the penalty shoot-out to clinch the men's hockey gold at the Asian Games in Incheon. ...
  • India beat Malaysia 4-2 in Sultan of Johor Cup October 16, 2014

    The Indian men's Under-21 hockey team defeated hosts Malaysia 4-2 in their fourth pool match of the fourth at Taman Daya Hockey Stadium on Thursday. Defending champions India rode on drag-flick specialist Harmanpreet Singh's hat-trick and Varun Kumar's penalty stroke conversion to register their third victory in four matches and put...
  • Asiad gold result of plan, strategy and hard work: Sardar Singh October 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Terming the Asian Games gold as the best moment of his playing career, the Indian men's hockey team skipper Sardar Singh said that the yellow metal at Incheon was a culmination of two years of hard work, plan and strategy. "After we finished last in the 2012 Olympics, we...
  • India thrash Pakistan 6-0 in Sultan of Johor Cup October 15, 2014

    Defending champions India bounced back in style from their loss to Great Britain with a 6-0 thrashing of arch-rivals Pakistan in their third match of the Under-21 Sultan of Johor Cup at the Taman Daya Stadium in Malaysia on Wednesday. The two teams played traditional hockey in the first 15 minutes...
  • Hockey: India lose to Britain 0-2 at Sultan of Johor Cup October 13, 2014

    Johor Bahru: Indian U-21 hockey team lost 0-2 to Britain in its second match of the Sultan of Johor Cup at the Johor Bahru Stadium here on Monday. Having blanked Pakistan 5-0 in the first match on Sunday, Britain played a good tactical game to take all three points and are...
  • Narinder Batra unopposed elected Hockey India president October 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Narinder Batra was on Monday unopposed elected the president of Hockey India while Mushtaque Ahmad was elected secretary general as the national hockey federation elected its new office-bearers for a four-year term on Monday. Rajinder Singh from Hockey Jammu and Kashmir was unanimously elected treasurer and outgoing president Mariamma...
  • Hockey: India beat New Zealand to begin Johor Cup title defence October 12, 2014

    Malaysia: Parvinder Singh and Varun Kumar scored a goal each as defending champions India opened their campaign in the Sultan of Johor Cup with a 2-1 win over New Zealand at Taman Daya Hockey Stadium on Sunday. In a hard fought match, India took an early lead through Parvinder's field goal...
  • Hockey: Defending champions India face New Zealand test in Johor Cup October 11, 2014

    Johor Bahru: Defending champions India face New Zealand in their Sultan of Johor Cup opener to be played at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium on Sunday. The team comprising a bunch of fresh faces go into the U-21 tournament as a confident lot. With players like captain Harjeet Singh, his deputy...
  • Enraged Pakistan opened fire after Asian Games hockey loss, say BSF sources October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: In the light of relentless ceasefire violations along the Line of Control and the International Border, BSF sources have said that Pakistani forces started firing soon after India defeated Pakistan to win gold in Asian Games on October 2. BSF sources have also informed that deployment on the Pakistan...
  • Rajat Sharma to continue as HIL Advisory Board member October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) on Thursday announced that India TV chairman Rajat Sharma will continue as an Advisory Board member of the Hockey India League (HIL) for the next two years. Coming on board in the first edition of the league in 2013, Sharma has provided proactive recommendations for the...