newshockeya month ago

Lalit Upadhyay returns as Hockey India names 20-member men’s team for Belgium tour

Forward Lalit Upadhyay is going to make a comeback in the Indian men’s hockey team during the upcoming tour to Belgium from September 26 to October 3. The Indian men’s team will play three games against Belgium and two against Spain in the tour ahead of the FIH Olympic Qualifiers in November.
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newshockey2 months ago

33-player probables list announced by Hockey India for National Senior Men’s Coaching Camp

Hockey India has announced the 33 names that will be taking part in the national coaching camp scheduled to take place next month ahead of their tour to Belgium followed by the Olympics Qualifiers. Graham Reid stated it will be important to prepare well before entering a crucial phase of the season.
Press Release
newshockey2 months ago

Olympic Test Event will give youngsters good exposure, feels Mandeep Singh

Mandeep Singh has said that the Olympic Test Event in Japan will give the Indian youngsters a good exposure ahead of the FIH Olympic Qualifiers, which will be played later this year. The vice-captain of for this tournament has also mentioned that it will definitely be a new challenge for him.
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newshockey3 months ago

Lucky to secure services of Fergus Kavanagh for Indian defenders’ camp, says Graham Reid

Graham Reid has stated that the Indian hockey team is lucky to get the services of former Australian player Fergus Kavanagh for the special coaching camp for the Indian defenders. The Hockey India is organising a seven-day National Camp for the defenders in Bengaluru, starting from yesterday.
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featurehockey4 months ago

FIH Series Finals | India has to get ready for next round of Olympics qualifiers from now, reckons Prabodh Tirkey

Former India international Prabodh Tirkey has opined that the FIH Series Finals is an easy tournament for the Indians and they have to prepare well for the FIH Olympic Qualifiers to get an Olympic ticket. Prabodh was the captain of India when they failed to make it to the Beijing Olympics in 2008.
Chiranjibi Pati
newshockey5 months ago

FIH Series Finals | Lack of proper organisation problems for Indian defence, reckons William Xalxo

Former India full-back William Xalxo has stated that the lack of proper organisation in the defence has affected India. Xalxo, a former Olympian, also stressed on the importance of giving longer runs to the foreign coaches for the Indian players to settle down properly under their guidance.
Chiranjibi Pati
newshockey5 months ago

FIH Series Finals | Manpreet Singh, Birendra Lakra aim at rectifying old mistakes

Skipper Manpreet Singh has stated that the Indian hockey team would want to capitalise on the goal-scoring chances during the FIH Series Finals. Vice-captain Birendra Lakra also echoed the captain’s comments and said that the coach is helping the team rectify the mistakes through video analysis.
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newshockey5 months ago

FIH Series Finals | Ramandeep Singh returns to national squad as Hockey India announces 18-member team

Hockey India has announced the 18-member squad for the FIH Series Finals which will be held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar from June 6-15. Ramandeep Singh has returned to the Manpreet Singh-led national team after a gap of nine months while Birendra Lakra has been named the vice-captain.
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newshockey5 months ago

32 players to join National Camp in Bhubaneswar ahead of FIH Series Finals

After the conclusion of the series in Australia, the Hockey India has announced a list of 32 players for the Senior National Camp at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar ahead of the FIH Series Finals at the same venue. The camp, under the guidance of chief coach Graham Reid, will begin from Monday.
Press Release
reporthockey5 months ago

India Men’s Tour of Australia | Blake Govers and Jeremy Hayward score twice to inflict humiliating defeat upon India

Blake Govers and Jeremy Hayward scored two each for the Australian team as they defeated the Indian men’s side by 4-0 goals in the first test match in Perth on Wednesday. India and Australia will cross swords again on Friday and that will be the last match for the Indian side in the tour Down Under.
Press Release