newshockey3 days ago

Christopher Ruhr expects tough Indian challenge at the Olympics and World Cup

Christopher Ruhr has claimed that he expects India to compete with all the big guns for the major trophies soon based on their performances in the last few years. Ranchi Rays captain, Ashley Jackson, too gave his views on Indian hockey and paid a special tribute to MS Dhoni as well.
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newshockey5 days ago

Sardar Singh looks towards Jamie Dwyer for inspiration

Ex-India captain Sardar Singh has said that he draws inspiration from Aussie hockey legend, Jamie Dwyer, who played on till 36, as he enters the twilight of an illustrious career. The 30-year-old said that his main aim now was to be physically and mentally fit for the 2018 men's WC hosted by India.
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newshockey8 days ago

Hockey India League 2017 : Schedule, Fixtures, Timings, Venue, TV Listings

The fifth edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) will kick off on Jan 21 when the 2015 Champions Ranchi Rays take on Dabang Mumbai at the latter's home patch. The final of the league will be contested on Feb 26 in Chandigarh - home of the defending Champions Punjab Warriors.
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newshockey8 days ago

PR Sreejesh becomes member of FIH Athletes' Committee

Indian men's hockey team captain PR Sreejesh on Wednesday became a member of FIH Athletes' Committee which helps international players voice their concerns to the federation. The team of eight will also play a key role in addressing issues such as anti-doping, betting and match-fixing in hockey.
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newshockey20 days ago

Barry Dancer gave me the confidence to win matches: Armaan Qureshi

India Hockey India League is largely known to be a platform that provides youngsters with an opportunity to wield their skill against the best in the world. However, for Armaan Qureshi, who won the Junior World Cup Men this year, the HIL was a lot more than just a chance to play against the best.
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newshockey23 days ago

Respect, Awards and Accolades inspire Junior Hockey stars to achieve greater goals

One week since the historic Uttar Pradesh Hockey Junior World Cup Lucknow Men 2016 triumph where the Indian Junior Men’s squad led by Harjeet Singh clinically edged past Belgium in the Final, the junior hockey stars are not resting on the laurels of this big win.
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newshockeya month ago

Pakistan sports ministry to consider ban on participation in India

Pakistan may not participate in international competitions in India following the “treatment meted out” to their junior hockey side, according to the country’s sports minister Riaz Pirzada. Pakistan was replaced by Malaysia in the Junior Hockey World Cup currently underway in Lucknow.
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newshockeya month ago

PR Sreejesh to mentor Indian colts goalkeepers at Junior Hockey World Cup

Senior India skipper and goalkeeper PR Sreejesh will mentor the Indian colts goalkeepers at the Junior (under-21) Hockey World Cup which kicks off in Lucknow today (Dec 8). Sreejesh takes over from Dave Staniforth who returns home to South Africa after holding a three-week camp.
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newshockeya month ago

VR Raghunath applauds Hockey India for new-look professional approach

Indian drag-flick specialist VR Raghunath has given credits to Hockey India and coach Roelant Oltmans for the new-look professional approach of the Indian team and its good performances. He also revealed how planned team activities have played a major role in the team's improvement.
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newshockey2 months ago

India, Pakistan to face off in Hockey WL next year

India have been placed in the same pool alongside arch-rivals Pakistan in the men's Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final 2017 to be held in London from June 15 to 25. The tournament will feature the 10 best teams in the world, and the top teams from each semi-final will qualify for Hockey World Cup.
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