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.
Sen: A lot of work to be done by Indian women
Indian women's eighth-place finish at the World Hockey League Semi-Finals leaves them on the fringe of elimination from the 2018 World Cup. So, what do they need to do to turn around their fortunes?
HWL: India lose to Ireland, finish eighth
Loss means India end their campaign at the Women's Hockey World League Semi-Finals with an eighth-place finish.
India's WC hopes hang by a thread after loss to Japan
India, ranked 12, must now win the Asia Cup, to be hosted by Japan in October later this year to assure themselves of a seventh appearance at the World Cup.
India's World Cup hopes hit after 4-1 hammering
India lost 4-1 to England in the quarterfinals of the World League Semi-final and their chances of qualification for the World Cup dealt a sizable blow.
Chance for India to seal World Cup qualification
A solid defence, and especially the role of goalkeeper Savita Punia, will be critical as India take on second-ranked England in the quarterfinals of the HWL on Tuesday.
HWL: India Women lose 3-0 to Argentina
The Indian Women's hockey team lost 3-0 to Argentina in their last group stage encounter at the Women's Hockey World League Semi Final on Sunday.
The Indian fan's sporting wishlist
The buzz surrounding Roger Federer's attempt to win his 19th Grand Slam title prompted us to think of similar sporting feats that Indian sports fans would like to see. What's on your wishlist?
India Women march into Hockey World League quarters
India rode on a field goal by Preeti Dubey in the 38th minute to beat Chile 1-0 in their third pool encounter of the World League Semi-final in Johannesburg on Wednesday.
Hockey community surprised by India's Pro League withdrawal
Former hockey players and coaches have expressed their surprise over India's decision to withdraw from the Pro League, as confirmed by the International Hockey Federation (FIH)
Can India prove they belong in must-win Chile clash?
India go into a crucial pool encounter against Chile at the World League Semi-final in Johannesburg on Wednesday, knowing nothing less than a win would suffice.
Defensive errors cost India in loss to USA
Following a goalless draw against South Africa in the opening game, India lost 4-1 to the USA in their second pool encounter at the World League Semi-final on Monday.
Sen: India's withdrawal from Pro League makes little sense
Debayan Sen examines the reasons behind Hockey India's decision to withdraw from the Pro League and its likely repercussions.
Hockey India withdraws from Pro League
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced on Sunday morning that Hockey India (HI) have withdrawn from the global home-and-away Pro League, scheduled to start from 2019.
Savita and defence shine in goalless draw against South Africa
While India's goalkeeper and defence were impressive in their opening game, the team must show improvement in both their finishing as well as midfield efficiency to signal their intent in the competition
India draw with South Africa in HWL opener
Goalkeeper Savita Punia's heroics and a timely video referral helped India begin their hockey World League Semi-finals campaign with a goalless draw against hosts South Africa in a Pool B encounter in Johannesburg on Saturday.
India aim for top-five finish at Women's Hockey World League Semi-final
Indian begin their quest for qualification to the 2018 Women's Hockey World Cup in London, when they start their World League Semi-final campaign in Johannesburg on Saturday against home team South Africa.
HIL in the immediate clear, but future under a cloud
Hockey India (HI) has denied media reports of the Hockey India League (HIL) being in doubt but the international Pro League from 2019 will make it difficult to run in the current avatar.
Olympic athletes take their best guess as to what they'd be doing if they weren't in their sport.
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