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  • Can India build on the CWG and Asiad momentum at Champions Trophy? December 3, 2014

    With a rare success of three medals in a row at major sporting events beckoning Indian hockey, Bhubaneswar will become the epicentre of hockey fans in the country once the Champions Trophy begins December 6 in the Temple City of India. The Glasgow Commonwealth Games and the Incheon Asian Games...
  • Confident Indian hockey team set for Australia challenge October 29, 2014

    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...
  • 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...
  • Indian men's hockey team to face Sri Lanka in Asian Games opener August 31, 2014

    New Delhi: India men will face Sri Lanka in their tournament opener while the women's team will be up against Thailand in their first match of the hockey competition at the 17th Asian Games to be held in Incheon, South Korea from September 19 to October 4. The Sardar Singhled Indian...
  • CNNIBN's Digvijay Singh Deo takes the ice bucket challenge August 21, 2014

    The CNNIBN's sports editor went on to nominate ace shooter Abhinav Bindra, boxer Mary Kom and the India men's hockey team to take the ALS challenge. ...
  • Indian men's hockey team to tour Bangladesh August 4, 2014

    Fresh from a Commonwealth Games silver medal in Glasgow, the Indian men's hockey team is now eyeing the Asian Games and will tour Bangladesh for a threematch series starting August 6 to tuneup for the challenge in Incheon, South Korea. The series is expected to provide international exposure to the young...
  • Sachin Tendulkar inspires India's World Cupbound hockey team May 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday paid a surprise visit to the World Cupbound Indian hockey team and gave the players a pep talk ahead of the side's departure for the quadrennial event to be held at The Hague, Netherlands from May 31 to June 15. Tendulkar arrived at...
  • Consistency is Indian hockey team's problem: Jamie Dwyer May 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Australian ace Jamie Dwyer was forthright in his assessment about the current India hockey team terming Sardar Singh and Co as an "inconsistent" bunch, who will have to depend a lot on ace dragflicker Rupinder Pal Singh and comeback man Gurbaj Singh. "Indian team keeps on improving but so...
  • Harendra Singh appointed junior hockey team's coach April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Hockey India on Monday appointed Harendra Singh as the coach of the junior men's team keeping in mind the 2016 Junior World Cup to be held in India. Harendra will join the training camp on April 25. "The appointment of Harendra Singh is in line with our efforts to prepare...
  • India play 3-3 draw against Dutch club on pre-World Cup tour April 15, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian team put up a tough fight in second build-up game of the Europe Tour as they played out a 3-3 draw against Dutch side HGC Hockey Club at The Netherlands. The tour is in preparation for the FIH Men's World Cup 2014, scheduled to be held at...
  • Hockey: India thrash Dutch club 7-0 on pre-World Cup practice tour April 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian hockey team began its European Tour on a positive note by hammering Leiden Hockey Club (Dutch National Club) 7-0 in the first build-up game played at Oegstgeest, The Netherlands. This tour is a preparation for the FIH men's World Cup, scheduled to be held at The Hague,...
  • Indian hockey team set to leave for Europe tour April 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Gearing up to present a strong challenge at the upcoming World Cup, the Indian hockey team will head for a tour of Europe on Wednesday to play five build-up games - including two each against World Cup hosts The Netherlands. The team will also play two matches against Dutch...
  • Hockey India felicitates junior men's team October 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) on Thursday felicitated the junior men's hockey team for winning the gold medal at the third Sultan of Johor Cup in Johor Bahru, Malaysia last month. In the felicitation ceremony, Sports Minister Jitendra Singh awarded cheques of Rs 1 lakh to each player and the national...
  • Hockey: Johor Cup win big boost to Junior World Cup hopes, says coach October 1, 2013

    The team returned to a hero's welcome after winning the Sultan of Johor Cup with a 30 win over Malaysia in the final. ...
  • Sports Ministry announces cash award for junior women hockey team August 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The Sports Minister Jitendra Singh on Wednesday announced a cash prize of Rs. 50,000 to each member of the junior women's hockey team, who recently created history by winning the country's firstever bronze medal in the Junior Women Hockey World Cup in Monchengladbach, Germany. The Ministry also announced...
  • Indian hockey all smiles at the moment August 7, 2013

    It was like the famous Air India 'Maharajah' welcoming its esteemed guests. Clad in spanking yellow offfield tees, the smiles on their faces ran from ear to ear. Deboarding the team bus, all eyes around The Lalit Hotel turned towards these 18 girls unlike previously, when recognising them was...
  • Hockey: India's 'Chak De' girls relive historic WC bronze August 6, 2013

    Junior Indian women's hockey team members, including captain Sushila Chanu and coach Neil Hawgood, visit the CNNIBN studios. ...
  • Women's WC bronze can inspire men to win Asia Cup: Hawgood August 6, 2013

    New Delhi: "Inspiration comes from different places and different persons", according to Indian women hockey's chief coach Neil Hawgood who hoped that the junior womens' historic bronze medal in the World Cup will inspire the senior men's team to win the Asia Cup in Ipoh, Malaysia. The Indian girls created history...
  • Buoyed with World Cup bronze, hockey girls return home August 6, 2013

    The upbeat junior women hockey team believes that the bronze medal will help in lifting the spirits of Indian hockey. ...
  • Hockey girls return home after World Cup bronze August 6, 2013

    New Delhi: The bronzemedal winning Indian junior women's hockey team today returned home amid fanfare and celebrations after scripting history at the seventh FIH Junior World Cup in Monchengladbach, Germany. The Indian eves outplayed England 32 in a penalty shootout in the bronze medal playoff match on Sunday to finish on...
  • Hockey: Can India lift the Asia Cup to book a World Cup berth? July 31, 2013

    With a newlyappointed coaching staff, India will have to deliver in Malaysia as only the winner of the Asia Cup is guaranteed a place in the 2014 World Cup. ...
  • Indian women's hockey team leaves for a preparatory tour of Rotterdam April 20, 2013

    New Delhi: An 18member Indian women's hockey team Saturday left for Rotterdam to prepare itself for the FIH Hockey World League Round3 (semifinals) to be held from June 1323 this year. The Indian women will play five matches at Rotterdam, including one against Dutch national side and four against club teams,...
  • J&K U20 women hockey coach arrested on molestation charges January 14, 2013

    Hyderabad: The coach of Jammu and Kashmir Under20 women's hockey team Angad Singh has been arrested for alleged molestation attempt. The Cyberabad police have arrested coach Angad Singh on a complaint filed by Punjab players. Members of the Punjab team complained that the coach tried to molest them on a train...
  • Hockey physio John set to join team bench July 27, 2012

    London: Pressure from hockey officials eyeing the Olympic squad manager's position notwithstanding, physiologist David John is all set to be a part of the team bench during the Games here. John's initial nomination as team manager had caused controversy in India as several hockey officials criticised the appointment of a foreigner...
  • David John's sixpack job for Indian hockey June 28, 2012

    New Delhi: David John had a rather unenviable task when he took over as physio of the Indian hockey team, a sweettoothed squad with a number of lightweight vegetarians. So the Australian, rather shrewdly, dropped the idea of a sixpack abs contest and was seen nodding approvingly as the Olympicbound team,...
  • Don't expect Olympic medal from hockey team: Ajit May 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Former India hockey captain and India's chefdemission for London Olympics Ajitpal Singh feels that it won't be possible for the current team to win any medal at the quadrennial extravaganza. India have qualified for the London Olympics in February after a gap of eight years and the former...
  • Hockey coach Nobbs to go for talent hunt May 8, 2012

    Malacca (Malaysia): India hockey team coach Michael Nobbs said that he plans to visit every nook and corner of India to spot talented youngsters, who can be groomed to play for the country. Stating that it was necessary to launch a nationwide campaign to look out for the talent pool, Nobbs...