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Indian men's hockey team qualifies for Olympics, trounces France 8-1

The Indian men's hockey team secured their berth for the 2012 London Olympics on Sunday, thrashing France 8-1 in the final of the qualifiers at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here.

Indian men's hockey team qualifies for Olympics, trounces France 8-1

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The Indian men's hockey team secured their berth for the 2012 London Olympics on Sunday, thrashing France 8-1 in the final of the qualifiers at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here.

India one win away from realising London dream

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The failure to qualify for 2008 Beijing Olympics still fresh in mind, the Indian hockey team would be desperate to avoid a repeat of the debacle and give the dying national sport a new lease of lif

Hamstring injury rules Yuvraj Walmiki out of remainder of Olympic qualifier

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Promising India striker Yuvraj Walmiki was on Thursday ruled out of the remainder of the men's hockey Olympic qualifier tournament due to a hamstring injury.

Walmiki sustained the injury during Indi

Women must beat Italy

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Having been brought back to earth by the marauding South African women, the Indian team have their task cut out in the qualifiers, when they face Italy in their final league encounter, at the National

Women's hockey Olympic qualifier: India beat Italy to enter final

India defeated Italy 1-0 to enter the final of the women's hockey Olympic qualifier at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here on Friday.

India play South Africa in the final on Saturday.

Men's hockey Olympic qualifier: India edge out Poland

India knocked Poland out of the men's hockey Olympic qualifier, beating them 4-2 at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Friday.

Olympic hockey qualifiers: Indian men, women in finals

The Indian men's and women's teams on Friday night made it to the finals of the 2012 London Olympics qualifiers, the former with a come-from-behind 4-2 win over Poland and the latter scraping past Ita

India beat Canada 3-2 in men's hockey Olympic qualifier

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India scraped past Canada 3-2 in the men's hockey Olympic qualifiers at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium on Wednesday.

FIH World League will replace Olympic, WC qualifiers

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In a major step aimed to promote the game among non-playing nations, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Wednesday announced its ambitious World League starting later this year, which will se

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