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Players up in arms as IOB says no to WSH

Trouble is brewing in Indian Overseas Bank over the institution’s refusal to allow its players to take part in the World Series Hockey.

Some players have joined the camps of their respective teams,

Sahara to give 1.12 crore to triumphant Indian hockey team


Monetary rewards continued to trickle down for the Indian men's hockey team as Sahara India Pariwar on Tuesday announced a cash incentive of Rs 1.12 crore for the players and support staffs of the sid

Hockey gets Olympic boost


For a change, hockey is in the news for all the right reasons. Hockey has become a buzzword all of a sudden. India’s crushing win over France in the final of the Olympic qualifiers seems to have broug

Much ado about nothing


A cartoon depicting the resurgence of hockey in India in the light of the national side’s Olympic qualification has become a huge hit in Facebook.

The sketch split in four frames, describes a peevish

Brasa talks up Siva’s chances


S. Sivamani is one of the promising young hockey players in Tamil Nadu. What makes the 21-year-old stand out is his fierce drive.

The ultimate aim of many players in his age group is to secure a wel

Nobbs wants his players to continue to play in same intensity


Ecstatic after guiding India to Olympic men's hockey event, coach Michael Nobbs on Sunday said his team would look to play with the same ‘intensity’ during the London Games in July.

"We have done eve

Top-4 finish in London tall ask but not impossible: Ex-players


Former players on Monday lavished praise on the Indian hockey team and its Australian coach Michael Nobbs for convincingly qualifying for the London Olympics and said a top-four finish in the quadr

Hockey coach Nobbs gets a salary hike


Indian men's hockey coach Michael Nobbs received a pay hike on Monday after the national team qualified for the 2012 London Games.

The sports ministry hiked Nobbs salary by a $1000 (Aus) to $11,000 w

India's Olympic dream over in women’s hockey

Indian women team's hopes of qualifying for the London Olympics went up in smoke after suffering a crushing 1-3 defeat against top-ranked South Africa in the finals of hockey qualifiers, on Saturday.

Early goal did us in: India women’s hockey coach

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Conceding a goal within five minutes into the match played a huge role in India's defeat in all important London Olympic Qualification final against South Africa, coach C. R. Kumar said.

India were

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