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Hockey: India blank South Africa 4-0 in 1st Test


India kicked off their preparations for next month's London Olympic qualifiers in style thrashing South Africa 4-0 in the first hockey Test, here on Monday.

The Indians scored three goals in the firs

International teams are still afraid of India: Nobbs


The Indian hockey team may not have achieved any significant success in the last two decades, but international teams are still wary of the eight-time Olympic champions, feels the side's foreign co

Ernakulam warms up to hockey


The tussle for leadership in hockey continues year after year and this situation is not likely to settle in the near future. And there is more.

There are several allegations that eligible players ha

Girl hockey player commits suicide after lover coach’s murder

Mourning the death of her coach and lover Bhaskar Rao, 20-year-old Routhu Meena immolated herself at her residence in Shanthinagar, Kancharapalem on Tuesday.

National-level hockey player Bhaskar Rao

Hockey player killed in New Year celebration

A hockey player was stabbed to death early on Sunday by his junior with a knife meant to cut a cake to mark the New Year in Andhra Pradesh's port city Visakhapatnam.

Police said 21-year-old Bhaskar R

Controversy-marred WSH postponed till Feb 29


Mired in controversies since its very inception, the multi-crore World Series Hockey was on Monday postponed until after the Olympic Qualifiers to be held here in February next year.

The event, a j

Champions Challenge loss disappoints coach Nobbs


India coach Michael Nobbs is disappointed that India lost the finals of the Champions Challenge hockey tournament from a commanding position, a victory that would have secured their entry into the eli

Hockey: Super Sandeep guides India to Champions Challenge final


Drag-flicker Sandeep Singh converted two penalty corners as India beat hosts South Africa 4-2 to set up title date with Belgium in the Champions Challenge Hockey tournament on Saturday.

Sandeep's sho

India lose in Champions Challenge hockey final

India conceded a last minute goal to go down 3-4 to Belgium in the final of the Champions Challenge hockey tournament here Sunday.

Belgium thus qualified for the Champions Trophy next year.

Raghunath's golden goal puts India in Champions Challenge hockey semis


V R Raghunath slammed a golden goal in the last minute of extra-time as India beat Malaysia 5-4 in a thrilling match to advance to the semifinals of the Champions Challenge hockey tournament here on F

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