Hockey India announces team for Australia tour

New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) — Asian Games champions India will play a four-match hockey Test series against Australia... (more...)

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Indian hockey coach Walsh’s contract to be renewed (Roundup)

New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) — A day after Indian hockey chief coach Terry Walsh resigned citing difficulty in dealing... (more...)

Indian hockey coach Walsh’s contract to be renewed

New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) — Indian hockey coach Terry Walsh, who resigned Tuesday, will be given a new contract that... (more...)

Hockey coach Walsh withdraws resignation: Minister

New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) — Union Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal tweeted Wednesday that Indian hockey coach Terry... (more...)

SAI contends Walsh was anguished over HI working

New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) — Hours after Terry Walsh resigned as chief coach of the Indian men’s hockey team citing... (more...)

Indian hockey coach Walsh resigns

New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) — In a dramatic turn of events Tuesday, Indian hockey chief coach Terry Walsh resigned citing... (more...)

Cheapest Champions Trophy ticket to cost Rs.20

New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) — Hockey fans will get to see the prestigious Champions Trophy matches, to be held Dec 6-14... (more...)

U-21 India can emerge as world’s best: Coach

Johor Bahru (Malaysia), Oct 19 (IANS) — Elated at his team retaining the Sultan of Johor Cup title after beating Great... (more...)

Hockey India congratulates U-21 team

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) — Hockey India (HI) Sunday congratulated its Harjeet Singh-led Under-21 hockey team for retaining... (more...)

India retain Sultan of Johor Cup title

Johor Bahru (Malaysia), Oct 19 (IANS) — Drag-flicker Harmanpreet Singh’s brace helped the Indian Under-21 hockey... (more...)

India successfully defend Sultan of Johor Cup title

Johor Bahru (Malaysia), Oct 19 (IANS) — The Under-21 Indian hockey team successfully defended their Sultan of Johor... (more...)

Indian colts beat Australia, meet Great Britain in final

Johor Bahru (Malaysia), Oct 18 (IANS) — The Indian junior hockey team continued their winning spree by thrashing Australia... (more...)

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