#Hockey

.United States
It was announced on September 18, 2021 that Chara would return to the Islanders on a one year contract. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@zeechara33)

  • Zdeno Chara signed a one year contract with the Islanders
  • He is the tallest player to feature in the NHL
  • In 2020, Chara was named into the IIHF All-Time Slovakia Team

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
With a base price of Rs 1 Crore, Tokyo gold medalist Neeraj Chopra's javelin is reportedly the biggest draw. (Photo Credit :PTI)

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently hosted two events for the Olympians and Paralympians
  • Athletes reportedly presented more than 15 items to him
  • These items will be up for online auction and could fetch over Rs 10 crore

.Khunti, Jharkhand, India
The Indian women's hockey team defeated three-time champions Australia. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Salima and Nikki believe that Jharkhand has the same potential to shine like Odisha
  • Jharkhand has produced a number of international players
  • The world number 9 women’s side scripted history with a stout-hearted performance

New Delhi, Sep 7 (PTI) The Indian women's hockey team has gained a lot of confidence from its stellar display at the the Tokyo Olympics, according to midfielder Salima Tete, who feels the side ...

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The NHL on Friday agreed on a deal with international bodies including the IOC. (Photo credit: AP)

  • NHL players had skipped the 2018 Pyeongchang Games
  • The players will still have the opportunity to withdraw if pandemic circumstances warrant
  • The NHL had scheduled a three-week break 

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Indian women's hockey team during the 75th Independence Day function at the historic Red Fort. (Photo credit: File/PTI)

  • The IOC president said that he has conveyed his desire to the Sports Authority of India
  • The Birmingham CWG is scheduled to be held from July 28 to August 8
  • India were represented by a strong 216 member contingent in the 2018 Gold Coast CWG

New Delhi, Sep 3 (PTI) The Indian hockey teams are unlikely to participate in next year's Commonwealth Games in Birmingham to ensure that they hit peak form during the Asian Games, which is a ...

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Neeraj Chopra won the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics this year. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Abhinav Bindra won India's first individual godl medal at the Olympics
  • Kapil Dev's team won India's first cricket World Cup in 1983
  • Indian hockey team's Olympic gold in 1928 triggered ten successive medals

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Priyanka Chopra portrayed the role of Mary Kom in the biopic 'Mary Kom'. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@Viacom18Studios)

  • National Sports Day is celebrated on August 29 to mark the birth anniversary of hockey legend Dhyan Chand
  • Dhyan Chand helped India win three consecutive Olympic gold medals in 1928, 1932 and 1936
  • His abilities with the hockey stick earned him nicknames like ‘Hockey Wizard’ and ‘The Magician’

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Dhyan Chand was an Indian hockey player. (Photo credit: Twitter/WeAreTeamIndia)

  • Dhyan Chand was born on August 29, 1905, in Allahabad
  • He joined the Indian army at the age of 16
  • He was conferred the Padma Bhushan in 1956