Harmanpreet, Gurjit, Sreejesh in short-list for FIH annual honours | Hockey News

Harmanpreet, Gurjit, Sreejesh in short-list for FIH annual honours | Hockey News

LAUSANNE: The Indian men’s hockey team drag-flicker Harmanpreet Singh and his female counterpart Gurjit Kaur were on Monday nominated for the FIH Player of the Year awards as the country made the short-list of all the categories on the back of its stupendous performance in the Tokyo Olympics. Veteran India custodian PR Sreejesh was among … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: The five goals that took the Indian men’s hockey team back to the podium after 41 years | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: The five goals that took the Indian men's hockey team back to the podium after 41 years | Tokyo Olympics News

It has never been written in cold print in the last 41 years: India win an Olympic medal in hockey. The day in ‘bronze’ finally arrived on August 5, 2021, after that gold-medal day of July 29, 1980. In between, India had drawn a blank across nine Olympics. No medals. But on Thursday, a team … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India create history, win hockey medal after 41 years | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India create history, win hockey medal after 41 years | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: A resolute Indian men’s hockey team rewrote history as it claimed an Olympic medal after 41 years, defeating a plucky Germany 5-4 to win the bronze in an edge-of-the-seat play-off match of the ongoing Games here on Thursday. The eight-time former gold-winners, who battled a heartbreaking slump in the last four decades, made the … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India’s dream of Olympic gold remains unfulfilled, lose 2-5 to Belgium in semis but still in hunt for bronze | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India's dream of Olympic gold remains unfulfilled, lose 2-5 to Belgium in semis but still in hunt for bronze | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: The Indian men’s hockey team’s dream of entering the Olympics final after 41 years remained unfulfilled as it lost 2-5 to world champions Belgium in the last-four stage but the side is still in the hunt for a bronze in the Tokyo Games here on Tuesday. Alexander Hendrickx (19th, 49th, 53rd minutes), the tournament’s … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India beat Argentina 3-1 to seal quarterfinal berth in men’s hockey | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India beat Argentina 3-1 to seal quarterfinal berth in men's hockey | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: The Indian men’s hockey team stormed into the Olympic Games quarterfinal with a comprehensive 3-1 victory over defending champions Argentina in its penultimate pool match here on Thursday. After goalless first two quarters, India broke the deadlock in the 43rd minute through Varun Kumar before Vivek Sagar Prasad (58th) and Harmanpreet Singh (59th) struck … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: India beat New Zealand 3-2 to open campaign positively in Tokyo | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: India beat New Zealand 3-2 to open campaign positively in Tokyo | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: The Indian men’s hockey team overcame some anxious closing moments before defeating New Zealand 3-2 in an intense Pool A match to open their Olympic campaign on a positive note here on Saturday. Harmanpreet Singh (26th and 33rd minutes) scored a double for India, while Rupinder Pal Singh (10th) was the other goal-getter for … Read more