After years of domination of cricket in Indian sports, its national game Hockey has recently found recognition. Hockey the national game of India was completely wiped out of Indian memory with India being introduced to Cricket. Cricket took over the field and soon became the favorite of a whole lot of the Indian population. I’m […]
After all the hue and cry around Indian players striking before the Hockey World Cup 2010, India is finally participating in the Hockey World Cup! And frankly speaking, it would be unfair to expect the Indians to win even a bronze medal despite a 4-1 victory over Pakistan in the first match. Indian Team in […]
The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) suspended the national hockey federation on Monday after a television show accused the federation’s secretary of corruption. The IOA’s executive council made its move after the nation was rocked by a show which last week alleged that hockey secretary K.Jothikumaran had accepted money from undercover reporters to select a particular […]
Watching CHAK DE! INDIA, in a theater amidst shouts of cheers and the blowing of whistles, one could get a feel of celebration and some kind of inspiration. Patriotism, the plot, identity, and the love for the sport could have been the many reasons that contributed to the cheers and shouts in the theater.
Another disappointing performance by the Indian Hockey team with its defeat at the hands of South Korea sums up the story. The defeat not only sealed Indian team hopes but also reasserted the team’s lost sheen. A string of inconsistent and pathetic performances in the World cup and other tournaments in the past has been […]