Hockey(Search results - 114)
BiographyDec 20, 2023, 2:28 PM IST
Dhanraj Pillay’s Biography | Birth | Education | Family | International Championships | Records | Awards
Dhanraj Pillay is a former Indian field hockey player. The Government of India has honoured him with prestigious awards like Arjuna Award, Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, and Padmashri.
India UntoldNov 28, 2023, 9:25 AM IST
Khurshid Mastan: Journey from national hockey championships to repairing punctures
Khurshid Mastan has represented the country in national hockey tournaments a total of five times. Due to difficult financial circumstances, he had to put an end to his dream of becoming a world-renowned hockey player. He runs a puncture repair shop to earn a living.
India UntoldNov 10, 2023, 11:25 AM IST
Meet Mumtaz Khan, a Rising Hockey Star of India
Mumtaz Khan is an international hockey player. She earned a spot on the Junior National Hockey team in 2017. In 2022, Mumtaz was honoured by the FIH as the Rising Star of the Year. Mumtaz played exceptionally well in the Junior World Cup scoring 8 goals in 6 matches, including a hat-trick against Malaysia.
BiographySep 19, 2023, 1:44 PM IST
Dhyan Chand’s Biography | Birth | Family | Hockey Matches | Records | Olympic Wins
Dhyan Chand is considered the greatest player in the history of hockey. He is also called the ‘Magician of Hockey’. In December 1934, Dhyan Chand was appointed as the captain of the team. Dhyan Chand has won 3 Olympic gold medals (1928, 1932, 1936) for his country.
BiographySep 7, 2023, 2:08 PM IST
Manpreet Singh’s Biography | Birth | Debut | Marriage | Facts
Manpreet Singh is an Indian hockey player. He rose to prominence in 2021, when India won the bronze medal at the 2020 Summer Olympics (Tokyo) under his leadership. This was India’s first Olympic medal in hockey since 1980.
India UntoldAug 21, 2023, 4:41 PM IST
Son of a watchman plays for the Indian Hockey Team
After the match against Malaysia, Selvam Karthi was given the award for the Best Young Player of the Match. He is only 22 years old with hopes of giving his family the comfort of living after facing the struggles of poverty.
Beyond NewsAug 18, 2021, 8:46 AM IST
Exclusive: Women Hockey Coach Ankita Suresh says PM Modi's call after loss against Britain helped team recover
In an exclusive interview to Asianet Newsable, Indian women hockey coach Ankita Billava Suresh speaks about the journey in Tokyo, the team's performance, on PM Modi's call and Odisha CM backing the Indian Hockey team and more.
Beyond NewsAug 10, 2021, 8:34 AM IST
PR Sreejesh Exclusive: 'Sportsmen and their achievements are now getting much more importance'
In an exclusive conversation with Asianet News, India's men's hockey team goalkeeper PR Sreejesh speaks about his journey from Kizhakkambalam village in Kerala's Ernakulam to Tokyo.
Beyond NewsAug 6, 2021, 1:12 PM IST
Khel Ratna Award renamed as Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Twitter that the exceptional performance of the men's and women's hockey teams had captured the imagination of the entire nation.
Beyond NewsAug 5, 2021, 9:04 PM IST
Exclusive: 'For us, this Olympic Bronze medal is like Gold'
Among those instrumental in ensuring that India achieved the 41-year-old dream of an Olympic hockey medal was PR Sreejesh. Asianet News joined the celebrations at his home in Kerala.
SportsAug 29, 2020, 12:56 PM IST
National Sports Day: PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Major Dhyan Chand
There is a reason why August 29 is celebrated as National Sports Day in India. It is the birthday of Major Dhyan Chand, one of the greatest field hockey players of all time.
Other SportsJun 5, 2020, 12:21 PM IST
Arjuna Award nomination is huge motivation for us, say Vandana and Monika
'It's amazing to be nominated for the Arjuna Award. I am sure this nomination will be a huge motivation factor for us in the upcoming years. I couldn't have performed at my best if I didn't have wonderful teammates,' said Indian women's hockey team player Vandana Katariya
Other SportsJun 4, 2020, 5:09 PM IST
Harmanpreet Singh: Arjuna Award nomination will motivate me to perform even better
'I am very happy with the way I have been contributing to the team in the last couple of years. However, I have been able to come up with the goods only because of the way my teammates have supported me,' Indian hockey player Harmanpreet Singh, who has been nominated for the Arjuna Award, said
Other SportsJun 3, 2020, 1:44 PM IST
Rani: Honoured to be nominated for Khel Ratna Award 2020
India women's hockey team captain Rani has reacted to the news of her nomination for the Khel Ratna Award 2020
IndiaJun 2, 2020, 7:53 PM IST
From PM's ‘5 Is’ to regain lost economy to CAB’s new 20/20 vision rule, watch MyNation in 100 seconds
For the National Sports Awards 2020, Hockey India (HI) has revealed its nominations. Indian women's hockey team captain Rani has been nominated for the Khel Ratna Award.
In a first in Indian domestic cricket history, Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) has made eye tests mandatory for its senior and Under-23 players post-lockdown