newshockey2 days ago

Akashdeep Singh could face match suspension by Federation of International Hockey

Federation of International Hockey (FIH) could suspend Indian striker Akashdeep Singh for a few matches for his bad behaviour towards his opponents in the quarterfinals. In another incident, coach Harendra Singh had blamed the umpires for India’s loss against the Netherlands in the quarterfinal.
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newshockey2 days ago

Reports : Hockey India step up search for quality foreign coach

Harendra Singh, coach of the Indian men’s hockey team has been reportedly asked either to quit or be sacked as Hockey India began their search for a ‘good, quality foreign coach’ for national team. The men’s team were disappointingly knocked out of the World Cup after losing 2-1 to the Netherlands.
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newshockey3 days ago

Harendra Singh receives warning from FIH for his outburst against match umpires

The Federation International Hockey has reprimanded the National men’s Hockey team coach Harendra Singh for his outburst against the match officials after India’s quarterfinal encounter. India had lost their quarterfinal match against the Netherlands 2-1 to the dismay of the Indian Hockey fans.
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newshockey3 days ago

Hockey World Cup | FIH President expresses displeasure after Harendra Singh’s comments on umpiring

FIH President Narinder Batra has slammed Indian coach Harendra Singh after the latter’s comments on the umpiring standard during the ongoing Hockey World Cup after India’s quarterfinal game against the Netherlands. The Dutchmen got the better of India by 2-1 goals to knock out the hosts.
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newshockey4 days ago

Hockey World Cup | Blaming umpires after losing game is unacceptable, asserts Thierry Weil

FIH CEO Thierry Weil has stated that teams should move-on after losing a match and blaming the match officials is not the right thing to do. The Indians lost the quarterfinal against the Netherlands and the coach and captain had blamed the match umpires at the post-match conference.
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featurehockey5 days ago

Hockey World Cup | Forward line being off-colour hurt India, believes Ashish Ballal

Former India goalkeeper Ashish Ballal is of the opinion that the Indians lost the quarter-final game against Netherlands at the ongoing World Cup because of the poor show by the forwards. He also added that the umpiring in the game was debatable on a few occasions which also went against the hosts.
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newshockey5 days ago

Hockey World Cup | Harendra Singh questions double-standard umpiring in India-Netherlands game

Harendra Singh has slammed the umpiring standards in the quarter-final match between India and Netherlands and questioned why Amit Rohidas was given the yellow card, but the Dutch striker wasn’t. However, Dutch coach Max Caldas completely differed with the opinion and said that the best team won.
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newshockey6 days ago

Ravindra Jadeja has his own style, asserts Saurashtra coach Shitanshu Kotak

Saurashtra Ranji Trophy coach Shitanshu Kotak has stated that there is no need to compare Ravindra Jadeja with anyone as the latter has his own style of play. With Ravichandran Ashwin being out of the team for the Perth Test, Jadeja might get a chance to play as the lone spinner for the Indian team.
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newshockey6 days ago

LIVE Hockey World Cup | QF: India vs Netherlands

India and Netherlands are all set to take on each other in the quarter-final match of the Men’s Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar. India topped the Pool C to get a direct entry into the quarters while the Dutch team won the cross-over game against Canada to make it to the top eight of the tourney.
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newshockey6 days ago

Kalinga Stadium to host one of the FIH Hockey Series finals in June

The Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar will host one of the three FIH Hockey Series finals which is scheduled to be held between June 6 to 16 next year. While India will host the second final of the series, Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur will host the first event from April 23 to May 1.
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