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From Pataudi to Tendulkar, several Indian sportspersons in past and present have ventured into politics. This election season, take our quiz to find out how well you know them.
Pro League 101 for Indian hockey fans
With the International Hockey Federation (FIH) announcing India's inclusion into the Pro League from 2020, what does it mean for the fans, the players and Indian hockey at large?
Why India are back in Pro League next year, but the women have to wait
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced on Tuesday that India will be a part of the Pro League from the 2020 season onwards. What does this mean for India? Debayan Sen analyses.
'Every coach has a secret desire to coach India someday'
Graham Reid speaks after his appointment as the new coach of the Indian men's hockey team on Monday.
Meet Graham Reid, Indian men's hockey team's new coach
Graham Reid was appointed the new coach of the Indian men's hockey team on Monday. Here's all you need to know about the 54-year-old Australian.
Coach of the Year: Jaspal Rana, Randhir Sehrawat's big breakthroughs
From Jaspal Rana guiding the next generation of India's promising shooters to Sjoerd Marijne rediscovering his mojo with the women's hockey team, here are the nominees for the Coach of the Year award.
What's killing Pakistan hockey?
Once the powerhouse of international hockey, Pakistan now the run the risk of not even qualifying for the 2020 Olympics. How did it ever come down to this?
The women's hockey team and their complicated route to the Olympics
The Indian women find themselves in a tricky spot to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after withdrawing from the Pro League almost two years ago.
Harendra latest fall guy of HI's 'hire-and-fire' approach
Eight months after Harendra Singh was appointed coach of the men's hockey team, Hockey India has "recommended to reassign" him as junior team coach.
Best quotes of 2018: 'Shaitaan', 'badla' and more
From the indestructible Mary Kom to an emotional Dutee Chand, ESPN compiles a list of the best quotes from 2018.
This Belgium team can call itself the golden generation
From being ranked 13th in the world seven years ago to winning the hockey World Cup in 2018, Belgium have charted a remarkable rise to the top.
Golden Belgium taste World Cup glory...twice
When Vincent Vanasch scored in the shootout, Belgium thought they had reached the top of the world, only for a referral to bring them back down to earth. They would not be denied a second time.
When Dutch ruled the world: Van't Hek remembers Netherlands' 1998 WC win
Former Netherlands right-back Rogier van't Hek, who was part of the World Cup-winning team in 1998, remembers the tournament in Utrecht.
'This team deserves to be called the golden generation of Belgian hockey'
Debayan Sen and Jonathan Selvaraj review the final of the 2018 Hockey World Cup.
Brave Pirmin Blaak emerges Netherlands' shootout hero
With little to choose between the two sides, the Netherlands keeper made the difference as Australia's 17-match winning streak at the World Cup came to an end.
Gougnard pays emotional tribute to deceased father with goal against England
Hours after his father's death, Simon Gougnard insisted on playing in the semi-final. His Belgium team-mates also put in an extra yard, knowing what it meant to him.
FIH bans Akashdeep, slams coach Harendra
FIH president Narendra Batra has criticised Indian men's hockey coach Harendra Singh for his comments on the refereeing in India's quarter-final loss against Netherlands.
'Blaak deserved Player of the Match award'
Debayan Sen and Jonathan Selvaraj share their thoughts on two contrasting semi-final matches.
Love for hockey keeping Avtar Bhurji's life on edge
He's lived through the Munich Massacre, survived a gunshot and a coma, and he travels the world aged 74 for his love of hockey. Meet Uganda's Avtar Bhurji.
England veteran Middleton embraces nerves ahead of Belgium clash
Even with 400-plus international caps, Barry Middleton gets butterflies in his stomach before big games. The key, he says, is simply accepting it -- something he's now teaching his younger teammates.
The drag-flicker who learnt tricks behind stumps
Once a promising U-15 cricketer playing alongside the likes of Eoin Morgan, England's Mark Gleghorne says he's happy with his choice of sport, but intends to revisit cricket once he stops playing hockey.
England-Belgium will be a five-star clash: Selvaraj
Debayan Sen and Jonathan Selvaraj preview the World Cup semi-final between England and Belgium.
Overeager India play into hands of patient Dutch
The boisterous Kalinga crowd was meant to be India's greatest strength, but the players seemed overwhelmed by it all, writes Jonathan Selvaraj.
'India cannot blame it on the umpires entirely' - Selvaraj
Hosts India were dumped out of the hockey World Cup as Netherlands fought back from a goal down to register a 2-1 victory in Bhubaneswar
'One wrong decision can ruin your preparation of 4-6 years' - Harendra Singh
India's Hockey coach, Harendra Singh, blamed poor umpiring for his team's early exit from the Hockey World Cup after losing 1-2 to the Netherlands in a quarterfinal clash on Thursday.
Check latest scores, news, results, full schedule and group tables from the 2018 Hockey World Cup held in Bhubaneswar between November 28 and December 16.
Hosts India are looking to win the World Cup for only the second time in their history. Here's their full 18-man squad, led by Manpreet Singh.
9 nations, 1900 caps, 11 of the best: Debayan Sen picks his Dream XI from the Hockey World Cup.