RITU RANI

  • Indian women's hockey team to tour Italy November 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian women's hockey team will visit Italian capital Rome for training and to play test matches on Dec 1-12 to prepare for the World League Round 2. Hockey India (HI) selectors Surinder Kaur, Harbinder Singh, Mamta Kharab, director high performance Roelant Oltmans, chief coach Neil Hawgood and coach...
  • Ritu Rani to lead Indian women's hockey team at Asian games September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Midfielder Ritu Rani will lead a 16member Indian women's hockey team in the upcoming Asian Games, aiming to do better than the fifth place finish it managed in the recent Commonwealth Games. The team for the September 19 to October 4 Games in Incheon, South Korea was selected by...
  • We are aiming for a victorious start in Asian Games: Ritu Rani August 27, 2014

    New Delhi: With the Asian Games round the corner, the Indian women's hockey team is aiming for a winning start its campaign in the 17th edition of the continental event to be held in Incheon, South Korea from September 19 to October 4. Indian women's hockey team captain Ritu Rani is...
  • Ritu Rani to lead 16member women's hockey team in CWG July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) on Wednesday announced their Senior Women Hockey team to be led by midfielder Ritu Rani for the forthcoming Commonwealth Games, scheduled to take place at Glasgow from July 23 to August 3. Defender Deepika (126 caps) will be the vicecaptain of the 16member squad. During the selection...
  • Ritu Rani to lead Indian women's hockey team in Malaysia June 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Midfielder Ritu Rani will lead a 21member Indian women's hockey squad in the upcoming tour of Malaysia, which is scheduled to take place from June 7 to June 17 as part of preparations for the Commonwealth and Asian Games. India will be playing a sixmatch Test series in Kuala...
  • Prepared for opponents with planned strategies: Ritu Rani April 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Gearing up for the Women's Champions Challenge after a successful buildup campaign in their recent tour of Europe, Indian women's hockey captain Ritu Rani said the team is wellprepared to face the toughest of oppositions in the big event starting on Sunday in Glasgow. India will be playing their...
  • Indian women beat Malaysia 51, enter Asian Champions Trophy final November 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian women continued their impressive show at the Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament as they thrashed Malaysia 51 to secure their place in the summit clash of the event at Kakamigahara, Japan Monday. After being locked 11 at half time, India scored four field goals after the changeover to...
  • HI names Indian women team for 3rd Asian Hockey Champions Trophy October 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Midfielder Ritu Rani will lead India's 18member senior women squad which will compete at the 3rd Asian Champions Trophy to be played at Kakamigahara, Japan from November 2 to 9, Hockey India said on Friday. "Hockey India Selectors B P Govinda, Savitry Purty and Surinder Kaur, Roelant Oltmans, Director...
  • Indian women win bronze in Asia Cup hockey September 27, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: Indian eves at least has something to cheer about after missing out on a berth in next year's World Cup as they defeated China via penalty shootout to clinch the bronze medal in the eighth women's Asia Cup hockey tournament here on Friday. India, who needed to win the...
  • South Korea end India Women's World Cup hockey hopes September 26, 2013

    Kuala Lumpur: India's World Cup dreams came crashing down as they lost 12 to South Korea in the semifinal of the 8th Women's Asia Cup Hockey championship at the National Stadium in Bukit Jalil here Thursday. The Koreans, who have scored 31 goals in their three group matches, were on the...
  • Ritu Rani to lead Indian women's hockey team in Asia Cup September 6, 2013

    New Delhi: Veteran midfielder Ritu Rani will lead an 18-member Indian women's hockey team in the eighth Asia Cup to be played in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from September 21 to 27. "Hockey India Selectors BP Govinda, Surinder Kaur, Mamta Kharab, chief coach Neil Hawgood, coach IS Gill and scientific advisor Matthew...
  • Indian Women defeat HC Rotterdam 43 in warmup game April 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Ritu Rani scored twice as India defeated Hockey Club Rotterdam 43 in their first game played in Rottterdam, Tuesday. According to information received here, Poonam Rani scored first goal for India in the 8th minute. HC Rotterdam tried to reduce the margin in the 13th minute through field...
  • Sardar, Ritu to get Rs 1 lakh from HI for winning AHF awards March 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Hockey India on Tuesday congratulated national team captains Sardar Singh and Ritu Rani for winning the Asian Hockey Federation's Player of the Year (Men) and Youth Player of the Year (Women) awards. Sardar and Ritu won the awards during the mid-term Congress of the AHF held in Kuala...
  • Ritu Rani to lead Indian Women in Hockey World League February 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Midfielder Ritu Rani will lead an 18member Indian women's team in the Hero Hockey World League Round 2 to be held at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here from February 18 to 24. The team was handpicked Tuesday following a selection trial at Netaji Subash National Institute...
  • Indian women's hockey team to tour New Zealand November 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The 18member Indian women's team will tour New Zealand from December 6 to 16 to play six Tests as part of its preparations for FIH World League round two tournament. FIH World League round two tournament will be held in Delhi from February 18 to 24. The 18member squad...
  • Women hockey: India open campaign with 30 win over Wales September 29, 2012

    Dublin: Indian eves launched their campaign in the Champions Challenge hockey tournament with a comfortable 30 victory over Wales in a GroupA match here on Saturday. Displaying a fastpaced game, the Indian forged ahead to a 20 lead before the interval and then struck one more goal just before the hooter...
  • Ritu scored a hattrick beating S'pore in Asia Cup June 29, 2012

    Bangkok: Skipper Ritu Rani led form the front with a hattrick as India spanked Singapore 90 for their second successive Group A win in the sixth Women's Junior Asia Cup Hockey Championship here. Vicecaptain Poonam Rani also scored three goals on Thursday as the team followed up its 150 win against...