newshockeya day ago

Sandeep Singh feels that Indian hockey could win laurels in 2018

After seeing India’s performance in various competitions in 2017, Sandeep Singh feels that both the Men and Women’s Hockey teams could win tournaments in 2018. Sandeep Singh has also on the game's governing body in India and the country's media to promote hockey in a more proactive manner.
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newshockeya day ago

Indian Women’s Hockey team go through yo-yo test ahead of busy calendar

Indian Women’s Hockey team chief coach Harendra Singh has started pushing the limit as far as fitness is concerned and that’s why he has introduced the yo-yo intermittent recovery test (level1) as well. The test was done under the watchful eyes of the team's scientific advisor Wayne Lombard.
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newshockey8 days ago

PR Sreejesh back in India Hockey team for four-nation tournament in New Zealand

Goalkeeper PR Sreejesh has been recalled to the 20-member Indian Hockey Team for the four-nation tournament in New Zealand, beginning January 17. Last week, he was handed a 12-month probation by Hockey India for taking part in a celebrity charity football match in Mumbai last year.
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newshockey10 days ago

Junior hockey players to work on communication skills in National Camp

Junior hockey team coach Jude Felix has revealed that he would be emphasizing on the young athletes’ communication skills and general knowledge. The youngsters are currently at Bangalore’s Sports Authority of India centre, where they get to observe the preparations of their senior compatriots.
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newshockeya month ago

Hockey World League Finals | England beat India 3-2

After earning a respectable draw against Australia in their opener, India failed to register a win in against England in the Hockey World League Finals yesterday. Akashdeep and Rupinder Singh levelled the game after being two goals down but Samuel Ward had the last laugh with a last-gasp winner.
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newshockey2 months ago

2018 Women’s Hockey World Cup | India to play opener against England eves

India have been placed alongside World No. 2 England in a tricky Pool B of the FIH Women's Hockey World Cup, to be held in London in 2018. World No. 7 USA and minnows Ireland have also been placed in the Pool B to give both India and England a stiff competition in the 16-team tournament.
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newshockey2 months 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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newshockey2 months 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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newshockey2 months 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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newshockey2 months 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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