newshockeya day ago

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup | India, Korea split points after 1-1 stalemate

The second game of the Indian men’s hockey team in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup ended in a 1-1 draw as South Korea managed to convert a penalty corner in the last minute of the match. Earlier in the game, Mandeep Singh had opened the scoring for India through a field goal in the 28th minute.
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newshockey2 days ago

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup | Varun Kumar, Simranjeet Singh help India win 2-0 against Japan

The Indian men’s hockey team have got off to a winning start at the ongoing Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Ipoh as they defeated Japan by 2-0 goals. Varun Kumar scored the first goal in the second quarter of the game while Simranjeet Singh scored a field goal to double the lead in the final quarter.
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newshockey4 days ago

Reports | Graham Reid could be appointed India men's hockey coach

Recent reports suggest that former Australia hockey player Graham Reid is in line to be appointed as the head coach of the Indian Hockey team in the coming weeks. The national team is currently without a coach after Harendra Singh was sacked following India's exit in the World Cup at home last year.
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newshockey4 days ago

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup | Gursahibjit Singh to make international debut against Japan

Gursahibjit Singh, who replaced injured forward Gurjant Singh in the senior India squad, is all set to make his debut at the senior level in the opening game against Japan tomorrow. India will take on the Asian Games gold medallist – Japan in the first game of the 28th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Ipoh.
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newshockey5 days ago

Sardar Singh named in Olympic Council of Asia's Standing Committee

Former India hockey skipper Sardar Singh was named a member in the Standing Committee of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) during the 38th General Assembly in Bangkok in early March. The panel, of which Sardar is a member of, will have 10 members and are nominated for four years from 2019 to 2023.
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newshockey7 days ago

Manpreet Singh says team eager to start first tournament positively

India’s hockey team skipper Manpreet Singh has stated that the side is looking forward to start the first tournament of the season on a positive note and they are well prepared. India will begin their Sultan Azlan Shah campaign against Japan on March 23 as they left for Ipoh on Sunday night.
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newshockey13 days ago

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup | Exposure for youngsters will be beneficial for India, opines Surender Kumar

Vice-captain Surender Kumar has stated that the exposure Indian youngsters will get in Malaysia in the upcoming Sultan Azlan Shah Cup will be of great help for them in the FIH Series Finals. The defender has also added that the Indian team will go into the tournament with an aim of winning gold.
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newshockey15 days ago

Hockey India calls 60 junior boys for National Coaching Camp in Bengaluru

Hockey India has named 60 players for the Junior Men’s National Camp to be held from March 11 at Sports Authority of India (SAI) in Bengaluru. A total of six goalkeepers, 15 defenders, 18 midfielders and 21 forwards have been called by the Hockey India for the 21-day national camp this month.
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newshockey19 days ago

18-member Indian Men’s Hockey squad announced for 28th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Hockey India announced the 18-member Indian Men’s Hockey Team for 28th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019 and Manpreet Singh would be leading the side with Surender Kumar as vice-captain. India would be missing numerous big names like SV Sunil, Lalit Upadhyay, Harmanpreet Singh, and more.
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newshockey21 days ago

Reports | Indian hockey players face equipment crisis after customs duty hike on Pakistani goods

According to an Indian Express report, Indian hockey players are facing an equipment crisis after the Pulwama terror attack in February. Majority of hockey sticks are imported from Pakistan but the increase in customs duty by the Indian government after the attack has made it difficult now. 
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