Two medals in elite FIH world events within a span of eight months is no mean feat and Roelant Oltmans’ wards would march into the Rio Olympics with their heads held high and the opposition aware that
It is ironic that in their bid to turn things around in Rio, the Indian hockey team return to the place where it all went wrong for them four years ago.
Fatigue and proper recovery are components that can make or break a team’s campaign in modern times.
Do not be surprised if you see members of the Indian hockey team dressed in Superman capes or trying simple exercises like threading a needle every alternate afternoon at the SAI Centre in Bengaluru.
The activities are part of psychology sessions in the buildup to the Rio Olympic Games.
On August 11, 2008 in Beijing, Abhinav Bindra scripted a golden chapter in India’s Olympic history, shooting his way to the country’s first individual gold medal.
Rising Pune Supergiants’ Ajinkya Rahane en route to his unbeaten 63 in their IPL-9 match against Delhi Daredevils at the Kotla in New Delhi on Thursday. (Photo: BCCI)
Mahendra Singh Dhoni finds himself in an unfamiliar position.
Delhi Daredevils, in an attempt to find the right combination against Kolkata, made a record of sorts when they ended up fielding four wicket-keepers in their line-up, perhaps a first in T20 cricket!
The ability to find unlikely heroes has been Delhi Daredevils’ secret to success in their revamped campaign this season, and they underlined it on Saturday with a convincing 27-run win over Kolkata Kn