newshockey4 days ago

Keen to complete unfinished business of podium finish in 2023, says Manpreet Singh

Indian hockey captain Manpreet Singh has revealed that his team is keen to complete the unfinished business of a podium finish when the country hosts the World Cup again in 2023. India lost 1-2 to the Netherlands in the quarter-finals of the 2018 World Cup at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.
SportsCafe Desk
featurehockey16 days ago

Junior World Cup winner Nilakanta Sharma aims Olympics success with senior side

Midfielder Nilakanta Sharma, who won the Junior World Cup title in 2016, is now eager to perform for the Indian men’s team and take them to the Tokyo Olympics. In an exclusive interview with SportsCafe, Nilakanta has described his journey from a small village in Manipur to the Indian hockey team. 
Chiranjibi Pati
newshockey21 days ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | Team India mentally prepared for Russian challenge, believes VR Raghunath

VR Raghunath believes that the Indian men’s hockey team is mentally prepared for the FIH Olympic Qualifier matches which will be played against Russia next month. Raghunath heaped praise on the drag-flickers in the 18-man Indian squad and also talked about the benefits of playing FIH Pro League.
Chiranjibi Pati
newshockey22 days ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | My dream is to play at Olympics, says Vivek Sagar Prasad

Ahead of the FIH Olympic Qualifiers, Indian midfielder Vivek Sagar Prasad has said that like every player, he also wants to represent his country at the Olympic Games. He has also added that he knows that India have a good unit for the Games in 2020 but they are not looking too far ahead now.
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featurehockey25 days ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | Playing against lower-ranked team is not about them, it’s about us, believes PR Sreejesh

Ahead of India’s FIH Olympic Qualifier matches against Russia, PR Sreejesh has mentioned that the matches are important for India as they are facing a lower-ranked team and the Olympics qualification is at stake. Sreejesh also explained about Krishan Bahadur Pathak’s performance in the post.
Chiranjibi Pati
newshockeya month ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | Manpreet Singh to lead India men’s team against Russia

Hockey India has named the 18-member Indian men’s team for the upcoming FIH Olympic Qualifier games against Russia which will be held on November 1 and 2 at the Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar. Manpreet Singh will continue to lead the Graham Reid-coached side with SV Sunil as his deputy.
Press Release
newshockeya month ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | 22 players to attend Hockey India’s senior national men’s camp

Hockey India has named 22 players for the senior national camp which will be held in Bhubaneswar ahead of the FIH Olympic Qualifiers which will be played at the Kalinga Stadium next month. The players selected for the camp will report to chief coach Graham Reid for the camp starting on October 14.
Press Release
reporthockeya month ago

Belgium Tour | Indian men thrash Belgium in last game to maintain 100% record in the tour

The Indian men’s hockey team ended their Belgium tour on a great note by beating the World Champions by 5-1 goals to remain unbeaten in the tour. Simranjeet Singh (7'), Lalit Kumar Upadhyay (35'), Vivek Sagar Prasad (36'), Harmanpreet Singh (42') and Ramandeep Singh (43') scored for the visitors.
Press Release
newshockey2 months ago

Playing against Belgium will be great test for our team, says Manpreet Singh

Manpreet Singh has stated that playing against Belgium will be a great test for the Indian men’s team. On the other hand, the captain of the women’s team Rani Rampal has said that the matches against Great Britain will give a better idea regarding their approach for the Olympic Qualifiers.
SportsCafe Desk
newshockey2 months 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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