newshockey21 hours ago

Hockey World Cup | On a given day, this Indian team can beat any team, asserts Arjun Halappa

Former Indian hockey captain Arjun Halappa is of the opinion that the current Indian side for the World Cup has the ability to beat any team in the world on a given day. He also mentioned that coach Harendra Singh has played a very vital role in the transformation of Indian hockey.
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newshockeya day ago

Hockey World Cup | Actual tournament starts from the knockout stage, says Harendra Singh

Indian men team’s coach, Harendra Singh, lavished praise on his team as the hosts’ secured a spot in the quarter-finals in the ongoing FIH Hockey World Cup by beating Canada 5-1. Singh added that we would have liked if his side could have secured a clean sheet in their final group stage fixture.
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newshockeya day ago

Hockey World Cup | India demolish Canada by five goals; Reach quarter-finals

The Indian men’s hockey team secured a spot in the quarter-finals of the ongoing FIH Hockey World Cup in Odisha after a resounding 5-1 win over Canada in the final group stage match. Goals from Harmanpreet Singh, Lalit Upadhyay, Amit Rohidas and Chinglensana Singh earned India top spot in Group C.
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newshockey3 days ago

Hockey World Cup | Pakistan Hockey team assistant coach reported for not following rules

Pakistan Hockey team Assistant coach Danish Kaleem has been reported by Hockey India for not following tournament rules and regulations due to him not having his accreditation card on during entering the stands. The World Cup campaign for Pakistan this time has been marred by various hiccups.
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newshockey4 days ago

We have started well but need to keep momentum going, says Sardar Singh

Former National Hockey team captain Sardar Singh has stated that the Indian team has started well at the Hockey World Cup and they need to keep the momentum and the energy going. India currently sits at the top of Pool C, courtesy a win against South Africa and a draw against Belgium.
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newshockey4 days ago

Hockey World Cup | Would love to see India and Holland in WC final, says Floris Jan Bovelander

Dutch great Floris Jan Bovelander has revealed that he would love to see India and Holland in the final of the 2018 FIH Hockey World Cup as the two teams battle it out in Odisha. Bovelander further added that India will need to be firm in defence if they wanted to progress to the knockout stages.
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newshockey6 days ago

Hockey World Cup | Taking off the goalie helped Belgium equalise, asserts Prabodh Tirkey

Former captain Prabodh Tirkey has stated that Belgium’s decision of taking off the goalie in the last five minutes helped them score a goal against the Indians in the previous match. He also asserted that India needs to keep a close eye on the goal difference of Belgium-South Africa game. 
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newshockey7 days ago

Hockey World Cup | Pool C is wide open, believes Harendra Singh

After India ended its second match on a draw against Belgium, coach Harendra Singh has underlined the fact that Pool C is still wide open. The Indian coach also stated that there are no ifs and buts for the hosts and they want to have a target in mind in their last pool match on December 8.
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newshockey7 days ago

Hockey World Cup | India-Belgium Pool C game ends in 2-2 draw

India and Belgium have played out a 2-2 draw in their second match at the ongoing Men’s Hockey World Cup at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar. Harmanpreet Singh and Simranjeet Singh scored the goals for the hosts while Alexander Hendrickx and Simon Gougnard found the back of the net for the Belgians.
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newshockey8 days ago

Hockey World Cup | Team India has set a trademark of playing attacking hockey, says Harendra Singh

Harendra Singh has asserted that the Indian team has set a trademark of playing attacking hockey in the last four to five months. Singh has also mentioned that the pressure on the team during the ongoing Hockey World Cup and he is of the opinion that they have to enjoy playing under pressure.
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