Asia Cup: India beat Pakistan 3-1
India relied on the heroics of goalkeepers Suraj Karkera and Akash Chikte, to beat Pakistan 3-1 in a Pool A encounter at the Asia Cup in Dhaka on Sunday
India make winning start under Marijne
In their first match under coach Sjoerd Marijne, India beat Japan 5-1 in the Asia Cup in Dhaka on Wednesday.
India begin Asia Cup as heavy favourites in Dhaka
With India already assured of a place in the 2018 World Cup, there is little at stake in the Asia Cup. But for new coach Sjoerd Marijne, the tournament presents a great opportunity to test himself.
From Paes to Sachin: Indians who made their presence felt before turning 17
Wth the FIFA U-17 World Cup having begun in New Delhi on October 6, here is a look at Indian sportspersons who announced their arrival on the international stage before they turned 17.
Men's hockey aims to move from 'coach-centric' to 'player-driven'
Ahead of next month's Asia Cup, new men's hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne says there will be no room for under-performers in his team.
Hockey: India women beat Belgium junior men's team
A brace each from Gurjit Kaur and Rani Rampal helped India beat the Belgium men's junior team 4-3 to end their European tour on a high and give Sjoerd Marijne a win in his last match as coach of India's women's hockey team.
Hockey: Indian women draw against Belgium Jr men
Goals from Nikki Pradhan and Vandana Katariya helped India come back twice to ensure a 2-2 draw in Antwerp on Monday.
Questions on a bizarre week for Indian hockey
Men's coach has been appointed but the timeline, the manner of the announcement and even the man selected have raised eyebrows.
Marijne: Getting to know the players first challenge
New coach of the men's Hockey team Sjoerd Marijne tells ESPN that he's 'happy, enthusiastic & honored' to take up the new role and his immediate challenge is getting to know the team closely.
Sjoerd Marijne named new men's hockey coach
While Sjoerd Marijne will replace Roelant Oltmans, Harendra Singh had been put in charge of the national women's team till 2020.
Schedule announced for HWL Final, Bhubaneswar
Seven top teams and hosts India will take part in the event at Bhubaneswar's Kalinga Stadium in December.
I know the boys well and will fit the role: Harendra
Former junior World Cup-winning coach Harendra Singh says he will apply for national men's hockey chief coach's position and believes he can make a difference.
Caldas, D'Souza and other possible Oltmans replacements
Roeland Oltmans was sacked as the Indian hockey team's coach on Saturday. We look at seven possible replacements for the Dutchman.
Oltmans sacked as India's hockey coach
Hockey India has sacked Roelant Oltmans from the position of chief coach of the men's hockey team. High Performance Director David John will take charge of the team till a replacement coach is appointed.
Sen: Odd time to sack Oltmans
While Hockey India's decision to sack Roelant Oltmans wasn't surprising, the timing is questionable, considering India's crucial upcoming tournaments.
Novel idea: Indian women to take on Belgium Jr men
The two matches will be part of India's tour of Europe next month to prepare for the Asia Cup in Japan later this year.
India, Pakistan drawn together in hockey Asia Cup
Top-ranked India have been placed alongside Pakistan, Japan and hosts Bangladesh in Pool A of the upcoming men's hockey Asia Cup in Dhaka from October 11 to October 22.
India's faith in youth pays off in European tour
A new-look Indian team played with confidence and showed fighting spirit against higher ranked opponents like Belgium and Netherlands during the recently concluded European tour.
Balbir Singh Feature.
ESPN correspondent, Jonathan Selvaraj, talks about the role Balbir Singh played in one of India's most significant sporting achievement.
'When I saw the flag, I felt I was flying'
As India turns 70, Balbir Singh Sr recalls how the newly independent country won the hockey gold at the 1948 Olympics in London, helping to ease the pain of Partition.
ESPN's 8 for 80: Varun Kumar
He wears the number 7 jersey on his back, and models his goal celebration on Cristiano Ronaldo. Watch out for 22-year-old Varun Kumar, who could well become a future star in Indian hockey.
Jhajharia, Sardar recommended for Khel Ratna
Devendra Jhajharia became the first paralympian to be recommended for India's highest sporting honour -- the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna -- along with former hockey captain Sardar Singh.
ESPN India sports quiz of the month
How well do you remember the top sports events of July? Take this quiz to find out.
Sardar among 10 players dropped for European tour
Following a poor finish at the World Hockey League Semi-Finals, India coach Roelant Oltmans opted for a new-look defence across five matches in August.
Sen: HIL postponement latest in a series of body blows
Though not unexpected, Hockey India's decision to postpone the sixth edition of the league raises more questions than it answers.
John Brewin reviews the eight matches that ultimately doomed Louis van Gaal's tenure as manager at Manchester United.
South African fast bowler Kyle Abbott brags about his angling skills, and confesses to bullying Australians in the Kings XI dressing room.
The sport and media landscape has changed so much that we may never have definitive voices like his ever again.
The Indian hockey team is in a relatively tough Pool B for Olympics, clubbed alongside Germany, Netherlands, Argentina, Ireland and Canada