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Olympics: We've let India down, says hockey coach


India hockey coach Michael Nobbs has apologised for his team's embarrassing Olympic Games performance, claiming they have let down the entire nation.

Eight-time champions India have lost all four of

Winning laurels remains his goal always


He may have been a forward on the hockey field, but it is to be seen whether the sport will take him forward in life. P. Damu, 21 from a slum in Sathyamurthi Nagar, in Vyasarpadi, has been working har

India lose to Germany, crash out Olympic hockey semifinal race


Erstwhile giants of the game, India on Friday slumped to a humiliating 2-5 defeat against defending champions Germany to crash out of the semi-final race in the men's hockey competition of the London

No game or sport has 'National Game' status: Sports Minister

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We may be assuming Hockey, the game which fetched six consecutive Olympic gold medals, to be our national game but the fact is none of the games or sports played in the country has the status of ‘nati

Faltering India succumb to 1-3 defeat against New Zealand


Defensive lapses led to India's second successive loss in the Olympic Games men's hockey competition as they suffered a humiliating 1-3 defeat at the hands of New Zealand, here on Wednesday.


Shaky India eye win over NZ to keep hopes alive in Olyimpic hockey


Their Olympic campaign off to a losing start, erstwhile champions India would be desperate to return to winning ways against an unpredictable New Zealand in their second Group B match of the men's hoc

TN yet to honour its hockey hero


Hockey star V.J. Peter won a complete set of medals at the Olympics — silver at Rome, 1960, gold in the next edition and bronze in 1968. He was an Asian Games gold medallist in 1966.

Peter was the f

India lose to Spain in final warm-up game ahead of Olympics


Indian men's hockey team's preparation for the London Olympics ended on a disappointing note as they lost 1-2 to hosts Spain in the final league match of the tri-nation invitational tournament here.

Olympic rings on hockey squad’s mind


They may not be among the most stylish at the London Games, but the Indian hockey team’s love for tattoos is not unknown.

Almost everyone in the 16-member squad sports one, ranging from hockey-relate

Army crush Indian Bank for title


Any glimmer of hope that Indian Bank had of scripting a fairy tale finish was snuffed out emphatically by a well-knit Army XI in the final of the IOB-Syed Ahmed memorial all-India hockey tournament, c

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