Hockey

India lose to Netherlands 1-2

The Hague, April 19 (IANS) — The Indian hockey team lost 1-2 to the Netherlands in the last match of their preparatory... (more...)

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India draw with Ireland, win series 2-0

Dublin, April 19 (IANS) — The final Test match between the Indian women’s hockey team and Ireland ended in a... (more...)

Indian women beat Ireland 2-1

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) — The Indian women’s hockey team put on an inspiring show to beat Ireland 2-1 in their... (more...)

Indian men go down 2-4 to Netherlands

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) — Indian men’s hockey team went down 2-4 to the Dutch side in their fourth build-up... (more...)

Desi Hockey Dad threat

‘It got quite graphic’: Hockey dad charged with threatening 10-year-old player on his son’s team

Burnaby Winter Club team had just lost a playoff game IAN AUSTIN THE PROVINCE The Karen Magnusson Arena in North Vancouver,... (more...)

Indian women beat Ireland 3-1

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) — The Indian women’s hockey team defeated Ireland 3-1 in their first test match played... (more...)

Indian men lose 1-2 to Belgium

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) — Indian men’s hockey team lost 1-2 to Belgium in a hard fought third build-up game... (more...)

India fight back to draw 3-3 against HGC hockey club

Oegstgeest (Netherlands), April 15 (IANS) — The Indian hockey team put up a tough fight in their second build-up game... (more...)

India beat Leiden Hockey Club 7-0

Oegstgeest (Holland), April 12 (IANS) — India started their European tour on a positive note by defeating Leiden Hockey... (more...)

Sardar candidate for FIH Athletes’ Committee elections

Lausanne, April 9 (IANS) — India captain Sardar Singh is among the 15 male candidates for the Athletes’ Committee... (more...)

Indian women’s hockey heads for Ireland

New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) — The Indian women’s hockey team will depart for Ireland Wednesday night to participate... (more...)

Europe trip will stand in good stead for World Cup: Walsh

New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) — India’s chief hockey coach Terry Walsh said Tuesday that the team’s experience... (more...)

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India Elections: Narendra Modi attacks Rahul Gandhi over ‘toffee model’, regrets targeting PM

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PM aspirant Modi’s marital status triggers questions from rivals during Indian elections

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