newshockey2 days ago

Our focus is on sealing Olympic Qualification in November, states Manpreet Singh

Manpreet Singh has stated that the upcoming few months will be crucial for the Indian hockey team and will give them a chance to capture their best form ahead of the Olympic qualifiers in November. He further discussed that the recently appointed coach and his interactions so far, with the team.
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newshockey3 days ago

Graham Reid is not trying to change much, states Manpreet Singh

Manpreet Singh has asserted that the head coach of the Indian men’s hockey team Graham Reid is not trying to make a lot of changes in the way the team is playing. The skipper has also added that most of the coaches try to assess what they have and same is the case with the Australian.
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newshockey13 days ago

34-member Core probables announced by Hockey India for Men's National Camp

Hockey India announced the 34 core probable players on Sunday for the Indian Men's National Coaching Camp, which is scheduled to begin on July 8, 2019, in Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru Campus. Following this, the Indian team will be travelling to Japan for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Test Event
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newshockey20 days ago

Indian women’s hockey team slip to 10th place on FIH Rankings, Men’s team stay at fifth

The Indian women’s hockey team has fallen one place and are currently at the 10th position in the latest FIH Rankings. On the other hand, the men are unchanged at the fifth place after winning the FIH Series Finals and booking a place in the FIH Olympic Qualifiers to be held later this year.
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newshockeya month ago

India will continue to carry forward momentum into next tournament, says Manpreet Singh

Manpreet Singh has stated that the Indian men’s hockey team will carry the winning momentum from the FIH Series Finals into the next tournament that they will play. The Indian skipper has also added that the team performed collectively as a group in all the matches of the tournament in Bhubaneswar.
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reporthockeya month ago

India thrash South Africa in final to win FIH Series Finals

India completely outplayed South Africa in the final of the FIH Series Finals to seal a memorable 5-1 win at the Kalinga Stadium in what was Graham Reid's first event as India coach. India have still not sealed an Olympic berth but have boosted their chances drastically by winning the tournament
Press Release
newshockeya month ago

FIH Series Finals | India have done very well but there is a lot that can improve: Manpreet Singh

Manpreet Singh has stated that the team did play well here but there are a few things that they will want to improve on in near future. Coach Graham Reid has mentioned that the opportunity for the young players in the semi-final and final in front of the crowd will prepare them well.
Chiranjibi Pati
newshockeya month ago

FIH Series Finals | This is a test for us to see if we can deliver in serious tournaments, says Siegfried Aikman

Chief coach of the Japan men’s hockey team Siegfried Aikman has stated that the FIH Series Finals is a test for them to assess their performance in major events. Ahead of the semi-final battle against hosts India, Aikman mentioned that India has done well in the tournament to win matches easily.
Chiranjibi Pati
newshockeya month ago

FIH Series Finals | You can’t take a team lightly in these competitions, says Akashdeep Singh

Akashdeep Singh has mentioned that one cannot take a particular team for granted in a competition like the FIH Series Finals where a lot of lower-ranked teams are involved. In the third game of the tournament in Bhubaneswar, the Indian men defeated Uzbekistan by a huge margin of 10-0.
Chiranjibi Pati
newshockeya month ago

We need patience, we need to build this team and we need to have stability, asserts Graham Reid

Graham Reid has stated that there is a need of being patient and having stability in order to build the Indian team. The Australian also mentioned that the way, in which the Indians, Dutch and Australians play, it’s like a triangle and in its centre, there is the perfect way of playing the game.
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