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Ministers to Hockey India, all are quiet on casteist attack on Dalit player Vandana Katariya

What do India's sports bodies have in common? Silence on discrimination.
Indian women's hockey team after winning against Australia, 2020 Tokyo Olympics | Twitter/TheHockeyIndia/

Hockey India is sitting on an untapped goldmine – fans who want more of the sport

The success of Indian women’s and men’s hockey teams at Tokyo Olympics will likely bring new set of fans into the sport, something that SRK’s Chak De! India did.

‘Please everyone, stop crying’ — PM Modi tells Indian women’s hockey team during phone call

PM Modi congratulated the team and said that their hard work and sweat might not have got India a medal but the team has become an inspiration for crores of girls in the country.
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Modi govt did right by burying retrospective tax amendments. Now swiftly settle the disputes

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Indian men’s hockey team captain Manpreet Singh, 3 other players test positive for Covid

Surender Kumar, Jaskaran Singh & Varun Kumar also tested positive after returning to the national hockey camp at the SAI South Centre in Bengaluru following a month-long break.
Hockey Olympian Balbir Singh ‘Senior’

Hockey ace Balbir Singh Senior dies at 96 after suffering multiple health scares

The three-time Olympic gold medallist was in a semi-comatose state since 18 May after being first admitted to the hospital for bronchial pneumonia with high fever.
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In India, you have to go to war for your rights: Former hockey captain Dhanraj Pillay

In 'Dear Me', a compilation of letters written by Indian sports stars to their younger selves, Dhanraj Pillay reflects on the battle with sports bureaucracy.
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India’s greatest living hockey player says team has great chance at Asiad & Olympic glory

Three-time Olympic gold medallist Balbir Singh Senior feels with Harendra Singh as coach, the men’s team is heading back on the right path.

Our hockey high

More than anything sports ministry, Indian Hockey Federation or even the afterglow of Chak De India have done to revive the game, the 2010 World Cup could signal a second innings in India.
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