newshockey6 days ago

Hockey World League Final | Sardar Singh dropped from Indian squad, Rupinder recalled

India have announced their 18-member squad for the upcoming Hockey World League Final in which former-skipper Sardar Singh was unable to find a spot. However, Hockey India have recalled Rupinder Pal Singh and midfielder Birendra Lakra for the tournament which will schedule from December 1st to 10th.
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newshockey16 days ago

​India Women's hockey team break into top-10

The Indian women's hockey team broke into the top-10 of the rankings after winning the Asia Cup, which secured their qualification for the 2018 World Cup. The Argentina men and the Netherlands women's team retained their No. 1 position while the Belgium men's team moved up to No. 3 in the rankings.
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newshockey16 days ago

We too deserve the same status as given to the Men’s team, says Monika Malik

Indian hockey player Monika Malik has opined that the Indian Women’s hockey team also deserved the same status as given to the men’s team in the country. Malik, along with teammate Savita Punia, also voiced their disappointment on their Asia Cup matches not being televised live on TV.
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newshockey17 days ago

Women’s Asia Cup | India beat China 5-4 to win title, qualify for 2018 World Cup

India women have qualified for the Hockey Women's World Cup London 2018 after beating China 5-4 in a closely-fought final at the Women's Asia Cup in Kakamigahara in Japan. The match entered the shoot-out where sipper Rani Rampal controlled her nerves brilliantly and guided the Indian eves to win.
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newshockey21 days ago

Women’s Hockey Asia Cup | India beat Kazakhstan 7-1 to enter semifinals

India’s domineering run in the Asia Cup continued on Wednesday as they ran a riot against Kazakhstan to progress into the semi-finals, riding on a marvellous hattrick by drag-flicker Gurjit Kaur. The eves will face the winner of the quarter-final match between Japan and Malaysia in the semis.
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newshockey23 days ago

India women’s hockey team beat Malaysia 2-0 in Asia Cup

Indian women’s hockey team has once again proved their mettle by thrashing Malaysia 2-0 in their last pool match in the Women's Asia Cup held at Kakamigahara Kawasaki Stadium on Tuesday. With this win, India is on the top of points table with nine points and has secured a place in the quarterfinals.
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newshockeya month ago

Women’s Hockey Asia Cup | India bulldozes past Singapore with dominating 10-0 win

Indian women kicked off their Asia Cup campaign in magnificent fashion as they thrashed Singapore 10-0 in Kakamigahara on Saturday during the opening match of Pool A. India face China next, on Sunday, in the continental tournament, which also serves as a qualifier for 2018 Hockey World Cup.
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newshockeya month ago

Indian Colts put 22 goals past USA in Sultan of Johor Cup

The Indian hockey colts have been performing exceptionally well and registered an unbelievable win over the United States by thrashing them 22-0 in the Sultan of Johor Cup today. Earlier, they beat Japan 3-2 in the opening match and then defeated the hosts Malaysia 2-1 in the second game.
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newshockeya month ago

Asia Cup win reminds me of our 2003 triumph, says Dhanraj Pillay

India hockey legend Dhanraj Pillay was ecstatic with India’s Asia Cup final win and has stated that it reminded him of the 2003 triumph when India won it first under his captaincy. He also expressed his delight for assistant coach Jugraj Singh, who couldn’t participate in 2003 after an accident.
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newshockeya month ago

Asia Cup Hockey: India thrashes Pakistan 3-1, tops Pool A

The Indian hockey team defeated their arch-rivals Pakistan 3-1 in their third and last Pool A match and continued their dominance in the Asia Cup 2017. This is their third consecutive victory in the tournament and with this victory, India finished the pool unbeaten with nine points.
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