newshockeya day ago

Sardar Singh returns in India hockey team as skipper for Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Sardar Singh has made a comeback to the Indian Hockey team to lead the side at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup starting on March 3 in Malaysia. Apart from India, Australia, Argentina, England, Ireland, and hosts Malaysia will participate in the tournament with the final being played on March 10.
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newshockey5 days ago

Narinder Batra confirms that India will invite Pakistan for upcoming World Cup

International Hockey Federation (FIH) president Narinder Batra has clarified that India will invite Pakistan to participate in the 2018 World Cup in Bhubaneshwar in December. Earlier, it was speculated that Pakistan wouldn’t be allowed due to the tensed political relations between the two countries.
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newshockey5 days ago

Odisha government to sponsor India Hockey teams for next five-year period

The Indian men and women's hockey teams will be supported by the Odisha state government for the next five years, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced yesterday. Both Indian teams will wear a specially designed Odisha logo on their jersey from the next month onwards.
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newshockey7 days ago

India can win medals at big-ticket events this year, says Manpreet Singh

After finishing with a bronze medal last year in the Hockey World League finals, skipper Manpreet Singh believes that his team can win at the big-ticket events like the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup and Commonwealth Games. A win at the Asia Cup next will allow India to directly qualify for 2020 Tokyo Games.
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newshockey14 days ago

Sandeep Singh urges government to build world-class rehab centre in India

Former India hockey skipper Sandeep Singh has requested sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore to build a world-class rehabilitation centre for non-cricketing sportspersons. India's highest goal-scorer in hockey has also urged the government to take a cue from the BCCI on this matter.
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newshockey24 days ago

Four-Nations Invitational Tournament | India lose to Belgium in shootout

India’s brilliant second leg run in the Four-Nations Invitational Tournament ended in heartbreak as the side went down to Belgium in penalties after ending 4-4 in regulation time. In the other game of the day, Japan defeated New Zealand 4-1 in the shootout to clinch the bronze medal.
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newshockey25 days ago

India beat Japan 4-2 to remain unbeaten in Four-Nation Tournament

Late strikes from Mandeep Singh and Ramandeep Singh saw India edge out Japan in the second leg of the Four-Nation Invitational Tournament on Saturday, as they continued their unbeaten second-leg streak in the tournament. India are scheduled to play World No.3 side Belgium next, in the summit clash.
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newshockeya month ago

Odisha government decide to double Kalinga stadium capacity for 2018 Hockey World Cup

Keeping an eye on the 2018 Hockey World Cup, the Odisha state government has decided to double Kalinga Stadium sitting capacity by two times, a state government official announced. Apart from that, the second hockey turf inside the stadium premises will also be completed by July this year.
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newshockeya month ago

Rupinder Pal Singh stars in India's victory over Belgium in Four-Nations Hockey Tournament

A double strike from Rupinder Pal Singh and a goal each from Lalit Upadhyay, Dilpreet Singh and Harmanpreet Singh helped India beat Belgium 5-4 in the second leg of Four-Nation Hockey Tournament. India got their revenge for the double losses they suffered against the Belgians in the first leg.
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reporthockeya month ago

India begin second leg of four-nation Hockey tournament with a 3-2 win over New Zealand

Indian Hockey team have started the second leg of the Four-Nation Invitational Tournament with a dominant 3-2 win over hosts New Zealand in Hamilton. While Lalit Upadhyay, Harjeet Singh, and Rupinder Pal Singh scored for India, Daniel Harris and Kane Russell scored the two goals for the hosts.
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