India start its men’s hockey campaign with a win. India beats New Zealand 3-2 in Pool A opening match. Rupinder Pal Singh scored one goal while Harmanpreet Singh scored 2 goals.
It has been over 40 years since the Indian men claimed the most recent of their incredible eight Olympic hockey gold medals, which arrived at Moscow 1980. Indian women will start their campaign against Netherlands today at 5.15 pm.