Learnt new skills of goalkeeping under Dave Staniforth: PR Sreejesh

The India Men Hockey team started their training session at Auckland for the upcoming New Zealand Series which commences on 02 October. India is touring New Zealand for a 4-Test match series against New Zealand National Team and two matches against New Zealand A team.

Dave Staniforth training young Indian Hockey Goalkeepers Harjot Singh and Sushant Tirkey

Dave Staniforth training young Indian Hockey Goalkeepers Harjot Singh and Sushant Tirkey

The wall of the Indian Hockey team, Goalkeeper PR Sreejesh is confident of putting a good show in the upcoming Test Series. Specially after having undergone a three week goalkeeping camp under Dave Staniforth, PR Sreejesh is looking more confident of his form and is positive of showcasing a more consolidated defence. Continue reading →

India Men Hockey Team Reached Auckland for New Zealand Test Series

The India Men Hockey Team have reached Auckland (New Zealand) for the upcoming New Zealand Tour where they are scheduled to play four matches against New Zealand National Team and two matches against New Zealand A Team.

India men hockey team at IGI Airport New Delhi before departing to Auckland (New Zealand) for test series

India men hockey team at IGI Airport New Delhi before departing to Auckland (New Zealand) for test series

The series is in preparation for the upcoming Hero Hockey World League Final, to be held in Raipur later this year where India will be seen clashing against top hockey teams of the world. Continue reading →

Harjeet to lead Jr India in Sultan of Johor Cup 2015, Dilbar to captain Pakistan

Mid-fielder Harjeet Singh will lead the India Junior Men team in the upcoming 5th Sultan of Johor Cup to be played in Johor Bahru, Malaysia from 11th to 18th October 2015.

India Junior Men Hockey team for Sultan of Johor Cup 2015

India Junior Men Hockey team for Sultan of Johor Cup 2015

Young blood from Sundargarh (Odisha), Dipsan Tirkey will support Harjeet as the Vice- Captain.  Confident and geared up team India will play alongside Australia, Great Britain, Argentina, Pakistan and Malaysia. Being the two times defending champions the team will look at retaining its title by giving a tough fight to the opponents. Continue reading →

2nd Bengaluru Cup from 10th Oct and 32nd Surjit Hockey 30th Oct Onwards

The 32nd edition of the Indian Oil Surjit Hockey Tournament, will be held in Jalandhar Olympian Surjit Astroturf Hockey Stadium, Burlton Park from October 30 to November 5. And the 2nd edition of the Bengaluru Cup will be organized by Hockey Karnataka from 10th-19th October at KSHA Hockey Stadium in Bangalore.

Cricketer Rahul Dravid and Swimmer Nisha Millet with players like Nithin Thimmaiah, PL Thimmanna, PR Aiyappa, etc unveiling Karnataka XI jersey for Bengaluru Cup 2015

Cricketer Rahul Dravid and Swimmer Nisha Millet with players like Nithin Thimmaiah, PL Thimmanna, PR Aiyappa, etc unveiling Karnataka XI jersey for Bengaluru Cup 2015

After a successful first edition last year, Hockey Karnataka announced the second edition in the presence of guests of honor Rahul Dravid and Nisha Millet. The occasion also saw the unveiling of the official uniform of team Karnataka XI, by star hockey players from the state. Continue reading →

Improving Defence is Key for both Senior & Junior India Teams: Manpreet Singh and Anand Lakra

Being confident for the upcoming New Zealand Test Series, the India Men Hockey Team is geared-up to take on the kiwi challenge. While the India Men Jr Team are gearing-up to go all out and ensure positive results in upcoming the 5th Sultan of Johor Cup from 11th to 18th October.

Manpreet Singh (Indian Hockey Player)

Manpreet Singh during a practice session

The two-time reigning champion India Junior Men Team is determined to defend its title for the third time in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. And the Indian Men Hockey team are looking forward to the upcoming clash against New Zealand that the series is all set to throw at them from 02 October to 11 October 2015. Continue reading →

Junior India will participate in Sultan of Johor Cup 2015 from Oct 11

Junior Men Hockey of India will be participating on 5th Sultan of Johor Cup 2015 to be played from 11th to 18th October 2015 at Taman Daya Hockey Stadium in Johor Bahru, Malaysia. This is the one of very few under-21 invitational hockey tournament in international hockey circuit, which is organized by Malaysian Hockey Confederation.

India Under-21 Men Hockey team listening to coach Harendra Singh during Volvo Invitational Tournament in Breda, Netherlands

File Photo: India Under-21 Men Hockey team and coach Harendra Singh at Breda, Netherlands during Volvo U21 Tournament

Defending champions of last two edition, India will be playing against 5 other teams to retain the title and make it third consecutive title. Apart from India and hosts Malaysia, the tournament will witness Argentina, Australia, Great Britain and Pakistan in action in round robin format. Continue reading →