reporthockey15 days ago

CWG 2018 | Wales, New Zealand, England, Australia earn opening day wins in women’s hockey; India lose

The opening day of play in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games women’s hockey saw Wales, New Zealand, England, and Australia picking up their first wins of the competition. Wales were the giant-killers as they defeated reigning Asian champions India 3-2 in a thrilling opening encounter.
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newshockey18 days ago

CWG 2018 | Indian women hockey squad confident despite mixed results in warm-up games

Indian women’s hockey team coach, Harendra Singh, is confident of India’s chances in the Gold Coat CWG despite the eves losing 1-3 to Canada on Sunday. Harendra also revealed that his side is well acquainted with Australian weather conditions, which is similar to what they had faced in Bangalore.
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newshockey20 days ago

Rani Rampal : If there’s no pressure, you won’t perform

India’s women’s hockey captain Rani Rampal feels that if there is no pressure you start taking things easy and thus pressure is necessary as it makes you realize the responsibilities. She has also felt that the level of girl’s hockey is going up in India and 2018 is a big year for them.
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newshockey21 days ago

CWG 2018: PR Sreejesh and SV Sunil aim to mentor and advise the young guns in the team

Indian hockey’s experienced duo of goalkeeper PR Sreejesh and striker SV Sunil, who have previously won medals in CWG, will look to lead youngsters at the Gold Coast. The striker also added that they will always look to motivate the boys rather than scold them if and when they falter.
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newshockey24 days ago

SV Sunil claims team targeting gold medal at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Indian hockey team’s senior forward SV Sunil has claimed that India are targeting the Gold medal at the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast. The Karnataka player has also added that the team have decided not to take any team lightly and will give their best at the tournament.
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newshockeya month ago

India’s hockey skipper Manpreet Singh feels Australia are not invincible

India skipper Manpreet Singh has stated that the way they’ve played Australia in recent times has given the side belief. He also spoke highly about former Australian drag-flicker Chris Ciriello, who has been roped in as an analytical expert, stating that the team has learnt a lot of things from him.
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newshockeya month ago

India to clash against Pakistan in Champions Trophy hockey opener

Arch-rivals India and Pakistan will lock horns in a high-profile and high-pressure opening match of the men’s Champions Trophy hockey tournament in Breda, Netherlands on June 23. Over 9 days of action, all teams will be focused on reaching the final, which will be played at on July 1.
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newshockeya month ago

My father always wanted me to pursue whatever I liked, says defender Gurinder Singh

Gurinder Singh, who was recently included in the 18-man senior Mens' Hockey squad to compete in the 2018 CWG in Gold Coast, was sure that his late father would be happy with his stunning progress. Gurinder lost his father in a road accident when a fully loaded tractor-trolley plunged into a canal.
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newshockeya month ago

Analytical coach Chris Ciriello wants to inculcate the habit of winning in Indian hockey

Indian hockey team's analytical coach Chris Ciriello on Wednesday said his task, apart from improving the team's drag-flicking, is also to inculcate winning habit among players. The former Australian drag-flick specialist also said that many youngsters will be banking on Sreejesh’s experience.
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newshockeya month ago

Rani Rampal to lead India women’s hockey team in 2018 Commonwealth Games

Rani Rampal, the ace striker, will play the skipper’s role of the Indian women hockey team in the Commonwealth games in Gold Coast and goalkeeper Savita will perform the duty of vice-captain, Hockey India said today. India is grouped in Pool A and will start their campaign on April 5 against Wales.
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