newshockey5 days ago

FIH Executive Board approves 2020 and 2021 FIH Pro League match schedule principles

In a recent development, the India’s men’s hockey side would join the 2020 FIH Pro League after the the International Hockey Federation (FIH) stated it on Tuesday. This happened after Hockey India (HI) said yes to fill the vacant slot left vacant by Pakistan's withdrawal from the league.
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newshockey10 days ago

If Graham Reid’s appointment is to qualify India for Olympics, it is wrong, says Jagbir Singh

Jagbir Singh, former India player, has stated that if Hockey India has appointed Graham Reid as the head coach of the Indian team only to ensure qualification in the Olympics, it is wrong. He feels that the coach should be given some time, and the goal should be to reach the top four in Olympics.
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newshockey12 days ago

Indian hockey strikers take help from Keiran Govers ahead of Olympic qualifiers

Former Australian forward Keiran Govers has joined the Indian hockey men’s national camp in Bengaluru to help their strikers prepare for the 2020 Olympic Qualifiers. He will work closely with the likes of Akashdeep Singh, Ramandeep Singh, SV Sunil, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Mandeep Singh, and more.
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newshockey13 days ago

Graham Reid appointed as chief coach of Indian Men’s Hockey Team

After weeks of search, Hockey India have finally zeroed in on former Australian defender and midfielder Graham Reid as the coach of the national men’s team. The former player, who has won silver at 1992 Barcelona Olympics Reid, will take charge in FIH Men's Series Final in Bhubaneswar.
Press Release
newshockey15 days ago

India women beat Malaysia 5-0 in second game

After winning the first game in the ongoing series against Malaysia, the Indian women thrashed the hosts by 5-0 goals in the second one as well in Kuala Lumpur. Navjot Kaur, Vandana Katariya, Navneet Kaur, Lalremsiami and Nikki Pradhan were the goal scorers for the Indian side today.
Press Release
featurehockey15 days ago

Experienced Indian hockey players still need to learn as much as recent debutants, asserts Kieran Govers

Former Australian hockey player Kieran Govers, who is going to conduct a coaching camp exclusively for the Indian strikers, has stated that the experienced Indian players still have to learn as much as the youngsters. He also said that he would like to take up a coach’s role somewhere in the future.
Chiranjibi Pati
newshockey15 days ago

Reports | Graham Reid’s appointment delayed as sports ministry objects to high salary

According to The Amar Ujala, the sports ministry has objected the salary to be paid to the new hockey coach Graham Reid which has resulted in his appointment being delayed. Reid was almost certain to be appointed this week as Hockey India was only awaiting a final nod from the ministry.
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newshockey17 days ago

India women beat Malaysia 3-0 to start the tour on a high

The Indian women’s hockey team started their Malaysia tour on a high as they got the better of the hosts by 3-0 goals in Kuala Lumpur. Vandana Katariya scored a brace for the hosts while Lalremsiami also managed to find the back of the net to give India a 1-0 lead in the five-match series.
Press Release
newshockey18 days ago

India women hockey team set to play five match series in Malaysia

The Indian women’s hockey team will play a five-match series against Malaysia, at their home, starting April 4. The Savita Punia-led side has been in good form of late, having drawn their series against Spain in an away series, and even defeated Ireland in a two-match series in the same tour.
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newshockey18 days ago

India to host Hockey Series Finals despite IOC diktat

In a huge news for India ahead of the Olympics, Hockey India has confirmed that the nation is very close to host the Hockey Series Finals, which is scheduled in Bhubaneswar from June. After the shooting scandal following the Pulwama attack, IOC has banned India from hosting global events.
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