newshockey13 days ago

Roelant Oltmans blasts Hockey India for ridiculous allegations

Roelant Oltmans has rebuked reports that he had lost interest in the National team following the Rio Olympics, calling the allegations ridiculous. The Dutch coach, who was handed a new four-year deal in 2016, said that Hockey India were just trying to justify his sacking with the comments.
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newshockey14 days ago

Harendra Singh: Taking full responsibility for the Indian women's team is an honour

India’s newly appointed women’s hockey coach Harendra Singh expressed his happiness and stated that taking full responsibility for the team is an honour for him. He also believed that the players will deliver their best to earn a rightful spot in the national team.
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newshockey15 days ago

Sjeord Marijne to take over as Indian men's hockey coach

Current coach of Indian women’s hockey team, Sjoerd Marijne has been appointed as the chief coach of the men's side to replace Roelant Oltmans. Meanwhile, World Cup-winning junior team coach Harendra Singh has been appointed as the High-Performance Specialist coach of the senior women's team.
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newshockey16 days ago

Hockey World League Final: India to face Australia in the opener

India has been handed a tough draw in the Hockey World League Finals and will face current world champions Australia in the first match at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneshwar. India will also face the reigning Olympic bronze medallist Germany and England in the other two matches.
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newshockey20 days ago

Roelant Oltmans : I was always prepared to be sacked

Sacked Hockey coach Roelant Oltmans has disclosed that he was prepared to be sacked any day and stated that working in India has always been difficult for all foreign coaches. The Dutch, who had quite a successful period with team India, feels that the timing was not right to take such a decision.
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newshockey21 days ago

David John named interim Indian Hockey coach in the place of sacked Roelant Oltmans

Hockey India sacked Roelant Oltmans as the head coach of the Indian hockey team and for now, current high-performance director David John will take over as the interim coach. The decision came at the end of the three-day Hockey India conclave where they decided to took some hard steps.
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newshockeya month ago

India's Tour of Europe | Indian Men’s Hockey team beat Austria 4-3

Indian Hockey team secured a sensational 4-3 win against Austria in their final encounter during the Europe Tour and India ended the tour with three wins and two losses. It was double goals by Ramandeep Singh (25', 32') and Chinglensana Singh (37', 60') that saw India through against Austria.
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newshockeya month ago

India's Tour of Europe | Manpreet Singh's brace guides India to a 4-3 win over Netherlands

The Indian men's hockey team finally opened their winning account on Sunday by defeating higher ranked Netherlands 4-3 at Waalwjik. Indian skipper Manpreet Singh scored two brilliant field goals which helped India come from a goal behind to secure a win over the Dutch.
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newshockeya month ago

India's tour of Europe | India suffer second consecutive defeat at the hands of Belgium

The Indian men's hockey team squandered a 1-goal lead to lose their second consecutive match against hosts Belgium by 1-3 in Boom on Thursday. Armaan Qureshi put India ahead early in the match but the resilient Belgians came from behind and scored thrice just before halftime to win the series 2-0.
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newshockey2 months ago

Indian women's hockey player Jyoti Gupta’s body found on railway tracks in Haryana; suicide suspected

Jyoti Gupta’s body was found on a railway track at the Rewari Railway Station on Wednesday night and the police are suspecting a case of suicide, though Gupta’s family refuses to accept the same. The 20-year-old had represented India in the Asian Games and also featured in many national events.
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