Saturday, September 18, 2021


Mary Kom, Manpreet to be India’s flag bearers

One of India's biggest medal hopes, wrestler Bajrang Punia, will be the flag bearer at the closing ceremony on August 8.

Fitness-wise we are on par with others: Rani Rampal

The Indian captain said it was not easy to prepare the team physically and mentally when the Games were delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Manpreet Singh named captain of men’s hockey team for Olympics

Under Manpreet's captaincy, the Indian team won the Asia Cup in 2017, the Asian Champions Trophy in 2018 and the FIH Series Final in 2019.

Rani Rampal to lead Indian women’s hockey team in Tokyo Games

India had last week announced a 16-member team for the Tokyo Games but refrained from naming the captain although it was more or less certain that Rani would lead the side.

16-member men’s hockey squad for Olympics announced

The Indian men's hockey team has won 11 Olympic medals, includes eight gold, one silver and two bronze. However, it has been 41 years since the team last won an Olympic medal.

India name 8 debutants in women’s hockey squad for Tokyo Olympics

Eight seasoned players -- are part of the 16-member strong squad. The team captain will be announced later, said HI

Indian men’s hockey team simulating Olympic atmosphere

The Indian men's hockey team is scheduled to begin its campaign on July 24 against New Zealand.

Fitness continues to be a key are of focus: Namita Toppo

The selection of the final 16 players who will represent the country in Tokyo is awaited and Toppo said there is no dearth of talent in the squad with several youngsters rising the ranks.

Need to peak at the right time: Nilkanta Sharma

"Everyone is confident about their respective games and if we play to our full potential, we can certainly make history in the Tokyo Olympics," said Indian hockey team Midfielder Nilkanta Sharma

Hockey India adds 126 umpires and judges for competitions

The candidates have become eligible to be appointed for HI-sanctioned sub-junior and junior category tournaments.

Narinder Batra re-elected as Hockey Federation President

Batra, who is also the President of IOA and IOC member, narrowly defeated his rival Marc Coudron, chief of Belgium Hockey Federation, by a margin of two votes

Jaskaran Singh is following the footsteps of his father

Jaskaran, son of hockey Olympian and former India coach Rajinder Singh Jr, is currently training with the men's senior core group for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics

P R Sreejesh says he is honoured to be in FIH panel

The experienced Sreejesh, who has also led the Indian team in the past, was one of the four new members appointed by the Executive Board.

N Mukesh Kumar re-appointed Telangana Hockey secretary

Mukesh Kumar, who earlier served as the secretary before resigning to his post, along with the Telangana Hockey team, met Sports Minister for the State V Srinivas Goud on Thursday.

Video analysis plays a big role: Amit Rohidas

Indian men's hockey team defender said video analysis has also been a useful tool to correct players' flaws in the national camp
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