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  • CWG 2014: Indian men thrash SA 5-2 to set up semi-final date with NZ 4 hours 22 minutes ago

    Glasgow: A clinical first-half performance from India saw them breeze past South Africa by 5-2 margin to qualify for the semi-final of the men's hockey competition at the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Thursday. Having finished second in the pool behind defending champions Australia, India will now take on New Zealand...
  • CWG 2014: India eye 5th place finish in women's hockey 11 hours 8 minutes ago

    Glasgow: After failing to qualify for the semi-finals, the Indian women's hockey team will take on hosts Scotland in the 5-6 position playoff at the Commonwealth Games on Friday. The teams last met during the Champions Challenge 1 here when India lost 3-4. The sides had also met in the 2006...
  • CWG 2014: India hockey captain Sardar Singh reprimanded for conduct 15 hours 53 minutes ago

    Glasgow: Indian men's hockey captain Sardar Singh was officially reprimanded for inappropriate physical conduct against an opposition player during his side's group match against Australia here. The incident happened on Tuesday when Eddie Ockenden was hit on the face. India lost the match 2-4. After video evidence was played, the appeal jury...
  • CWG 2014: India eyeing win against South Africa for hockey semi-final spot Yesterday

    Glasgow: High on confidence after the spirited showing against Australia, the Indian men's hockey team would look to win outright against South Africa in their final group match on Thursday, even though a draw is enough to seal their semifinal spot in the 20th Commonwealth Games. Going into Thursday's crucial match,...
  • CWG 2014: India go down fighting 2-4 against Australia in hockey 2 days ago

    Glasgow: India put up a valiant fight before going down 2-4 against world champions and title holders Australia in their third group match of the men's Hockey competition at the 20th Commonwealth Games, here on Tuesday. Living upto their reputation, Australia build on a two-goal burst in the space of two...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women's hockey team eyeing win against South Africa for semis berth 2 days ago

    Glasgow: The Indian women's hockey team will be eyeing for a semi-final berth with a win over a formidable South African outfit in the Commonwealth Games here on Wednesday. With three goals each by Jaspreet Kaur, Deepika and Rani, the Indian team will be looking at continuing their onslaught to book...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women's hockey team thrash Trinidad and Tobago 14-0 2 days ago

    Glasgow: The Indian women's hockey team came back strongly from a 0-3 defeat to New Zealand to thrash minnows Trinidad and Tobago 14-0 in their third Pool A match of the Commonwealth Games here. India displayed immense maturity by learning from their previous defeat and not letting the Sunday loss affect...
  • CWG 2014: Australia test awaits Sardar Singh and Co. in Glasgow 3 days ago

    Glasgow: With two easy victories under their belt, a confident India will face their first real test in the men's hockey event when they take on world champions and title holders Australia in the next group match at the 20th Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. Ninth ranked India started their campaign in...
  • CWG 2014: India thrash Scotland 6-2 in men's hockey 5 days ago

    Glasgow: India dished out a dominating performance to notch up a 6-2 victory over hosts Scotland in a Pool A match in the men's hockey competition of the Commonwealth Games on Saturday. Ranked ninth in the world, India went on a goal-spree as they rode on the scores from Gurbaj Singh...
  • CWG 2014: India men's hockey team starts with a win over Wales 6 days ago

    Glasgow: A far from impressive India had to toil hard to register a 3-1 win over a lowly Wales in their opening Pool A match in the men's hockey competition of the 20th Commonwealth Games at the National Hockey Centre, on Friday. Ranked ninth in the world, India had to dig...
  • CWG 2014: Indian women's hockey team beat Canada 4-2 1 week ago

    Glasgow: The Indian women's hockey team got off to a rollicking start as it comfortably beat Canada 4-2 in its opening group A match at the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Thursday. Seasoned Rani Rampaul opened the scoring in the 22nd minute followed by Poonam Rani in the 29th minute while...
  • CWG 2014: Indian hockey women eye win against Canada in opener July 23, 2014

    Glasgow: With eyes firmly set on a podium finish, Indian women's hockey team would look to make a positive start against a lowly Canada in its opening pool match of the Commonwealth Games, here on Thursday. Going by their present form, the Indian eves have a fair chance of progressing to...
  • Sardar Singh doesn't fear facing Australia again in CWG final July 22, 2014

    Glasgow: They might have been hammered 0-8 by Australia in the final of 2010 Commonwealth Games, but Indian men's hockey team captain Sardar Singh said he doesn't fear facing the mighty 'Kookaburras' again in the summit clash of the upcoming edition of the quadrennial event in Glasgow. Reacting to legendary Australian...
  • Indian hockey coaches eye decent outings in Commonwealth Games July 21, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian men's hockey team chief coach Terry Walsh says their first target is to make the semi-finals at the Commonwealth Games while Neil Hawgood, the person entrusted with the task of getting the best out of the women's outfit, also expresses confidence of a decent finish. "The first objective is...
  • CWG 2014: Indian goalkeepers keep faith in their defence line July 20, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian goalkeepers PR Sreejesh and Savita have full faith in the defence line of the respective men's and women's hockey teams at the 2014 Commonwealth Games. The men's and women's teams have worked hard on their defensive skills for the Games. Sreejesh, who has 100 international caps, showcased brilliant goalkeeping during...
  • India need to overcome 'away' challenges in Glasgow CWG: Jamie Dwyer July 20, 2014

    New Delhi: As in cricket, India are a formidable hockey side in their own den but if the erstwhile giants of the game want to play in their second consecutive Commonwealth Games final they will need to overcome challenges away from home, feels Australian legend Jamie Dwyer. Dwyer would loved to...
  • CWG 2014: Mujtaba looking to support Sardar in midfield July 19, 2014

    Glasgow: Making his comeback to the Indian hockey team, Danish Mujtaba wants to support captain and playmaker Sardar Singh in the midfield to better the team's chances at the Commonwealth Games. "With my comeback to the team, my focus will be to support Sardar in midfield and in the process, give...
  • Ritusha Arya will deliver at CWG women's hockey, says Rani July 19, 2014

    Glasgow: Seasoned player Rani said young teammate Ritusha Arya will be a weapon when the Indian women's hockey team begins their campaign at the Commonwealth Games which starts July 24. Ritusha has been in prime form lately as she returned from the tour of Malaysia, which India won 6-0, as the...
  • Want to stand up to Sreejesh's expectation in CWG: Sardar Singh July 18, 2014

    Glasgow: India captain Sardar Singh is banking on his deputy P R Sreejesh to replicate his stellar World Cup performance in the upcoming Commonwealth Games and said they are determined to stand up to the expectations of the lanky goalkeeper in the quadrennial event. Since making his international debut in 2004,...
  • Indian women's hockey team ready to deliver at CWG: Coach Neil Hawgood July 17, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian women hockey team's chief coach Neil Hawgood has said that his squad are ready to deliver big results at the Commonwealth Games to be held from July 24 to Aug 2. "While the team is young, but the kind of play that they showed on the recent Malaysian tour...
  • High performance programme of Hockey India set to start next month July 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The ambitious High Performance Programme of Hockey India (HI) is all set to go live from next month with the launch of its website, a one of a kind interactive platform for coaches and players of the country. The website will be launched in three-phased manner with the basic...
  • Chandi will add teeth to India's attack at CWG: Terry Walsh July 16, 2014

    Glasgow: India hockey coach Terry Walsh feels Gurwinder Singh Chandi's re-induction into the team after more then a year in wilderness will add quite a bit of zing to the side's attack in the upcoming Commonwealth Games. The forward line-up of the Indian team have S V Sunil (137 caps), Gurwinder...
  • Indian men's hockey team departs to Glasgow for CWG 2014 July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian men's hockey team led by midfielder Sardar Singh left for Glasgow on Sunday morning for the upcoming Commonwealth Games to be held from July 23 to August 3. The Indian team will play its opening game against Wales on July 25, followed by matches against hosts Scotland,...
  • Indian hockey coach Terry Walsh aims for improvement in CWG 2014 July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Following a disappointing World Cup campaign, Indian men's hockey team chief coach Terry Walsh is not expecting anything miraculous from his wards in the upcoming Commonwealth Games and has set 'improvement' as the main objective in the quadrennial event. India finished a lowly ninth in the recent World Cup...
  • Chandi returns to India's Sardar-led CWG men's hockey squad July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: India may have finished a poor ninth at the World Cup, but Hockey India continued to repose faith in Sardar Singh, retaining him as captain of the national men's team for the forthcoming Commonwealth Games. Goalkeeper PR Sreejesh will be the vice-captain of the 16-member squad at the July...
  • Foreign coaches not helping Indian hockey: Dhanraj Pillay July 2, 2014

    Rajkot: Former hockey captain Dhanraj Pillay on Wednesday said that he was opposed to the import of foreign coaches in India as it was not helping the players. "The standard of Indian hockey is going down because of the foreign coaches as they are unaware of the strength and the weakness...
  • Ritu Rani to lead 16-member 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 vice-captain of the 16-member squad. During the selection...
  • Australian hockey great Liam de Young retires June 27, 2014

    One of the most decorated players in Australian hockey, Liam de Young announced his retirement on Friday after 312 international appearances. The Brisbane-born, one of only four men to play more than 300 games for Australia, hung up his stick as an Olympic champion and a three-time Olympic medallist, double World...
  • India ninth in latest world hockey rankings June 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Eight-time Olympic champions India find itself in a lowly ninth position among men's teams in the recently-released FIH World Hockey Rankings. The Indians, with 1458 rating points, occupy the ninth spot by virtue of their disappointing ninth place finish in the World Cup held at The Hague, Netherlands earlier...
  • Hockey: India women wipe out Malaysia 5-2 to claim series June 17, 2014

    Kuala Lumpur: The Indian women's hockey team completed a memorable tour of Malaysia, handing the hosts a 6-0 series whitewash after notching up a 5-2 win in the last match. The series against Malaysia was part of the team's groundwork for the Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow from July...

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