user tracker image
newshockey3 hours ago

We need to be a little more frugal in defence, admits Graham Reid

India men’s team hockey coach Graham Reid feels that his players need to be more frugal in defence, with him admitting that it was work in progress. The men in blue recently returned home after a successful tour of Argentina, where they defeated the reigning Olympic champions twice.
SportsCafe Desk
newshockey8 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Task not over until we stand on the podium in Tokyo, admits Manpreet Singh

Indian men’s hockey team captain Manpreet Singh feels that they should not get lost in the recent success against Argentina, with their job not finished until standing on the podium in Tokyo. India has been pitted in a group alongside Argentina, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, and Spain at the Games.
SportsCafe Desk
newshockey11 days ago

India script second consecutive victory over Olympic champions Argentina

The Indian men’s hockey team continued their destructive form by scripting a 3-0 win over 2016 Olympic champions Argentina in their FIH Pro League match in Buenos Aires, on Sunday. India is now placed at the fourth spot in the FIH Pro League standings, having collected 15 points from 8 matches.
SportsCafe Desk
newshockey17 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | We have enough experience and talent to come out victorious, claims Harmanpreet Singh

Indian hockey star Harmanpreet Singh believes that they have got enough ‘experience’ and ‘talent’ in their ranks to play out a successful campaign at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Graham Reid's boys will play against Argentina, Australia, Spain, New Zealand, and Japan in the group stage in Tokyo.
SportsCafe Desk
newshockey18 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | FIH Pro League matches will help India asses themselves ahead of Games, opines Dhanraj Pillay

Hockey legend Dhanraj Pillay feels that the upcoming FIH Pro League matches against Argentina will help the Indian team to assess their strengths and weaknesses ahead of 2021 Tokyo Olympics. India have been pitted alongside Argentina, Australia, Spain, Japan, and New Zealand in the group stages.
SportsCafe Desk
newshockey19 days ago

Learnt a great deal from Argentina and Germany tours, asserts Navjot Kaur

Indian women’s hockey star Navjot Kaur admitted that the side have learned a great deal from the tours of Argentina and Germany, even though the eves did not manage to win a single game. India have already qualified for the 2021 Tokyo Games, which will be their third-ever appearance at the Games.
SportsCafe Desk
newshockey20 days ago

Senior players helped me lot to come back from injuries, reveals Varun Kumar

Indian hockey star Varun Kumar revealed that the advice from senior players like Manpreet Singh, PR Sreejesh and Rupinder Pal helped him recover from injuries and make his comeback with the national team. The Indian team will be up against Argentina in their Pro League matches on April 11 and 12.
SportsCafe Desk
newshockey24 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Argentina tour to help the hockey team develop ahead of Games, asserts Graham Reid

Indian hockey team coach Graham Reid feels that the upcoming FIH Pro League matches against Argentina, in April would be a great opportunity to continue their growth and development ahead of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. India will play six matches in the South American tour that kicks-off on April 6.
SportsCafe Desk
newshockey24 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Hopeful that we can get a medal at the Games, states Deep Grace Ekka

Indian women's hockey player Deep Grace Ekka is hopeful that the eves can go on to win an Olympics medal if they continue their hard work. India has been pitted with Germany, United Kingdom, Ireland, Netherlands, and South Africa in the Group A of the Women’s Hockey Event at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
SportsCafe Desk
newshockeya month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Core Indian hockey players to get allowance from TOPS until Games

The top-notch stars of both the Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams would be granted a monthly allowance of Rs 50,000 by the TOPS (Target Olympic Podium Scheme) till the Tokyo Games, later this year. This is the first time that the women’s hockey team core group would benefit from the scheme.
SportsCafe Desk