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newshockey4 days ago

FIH Hockey Pro League | Playing India at home is always challenging, claims Max Caldas

Netherlands Chief Coach Max Caldas, on Monday, without any hesitation stated that playing against India in their den is always a big challenge for his side. India will take on the Netherlands on 18 and 19 January 2020 in the FIH Hockey Pro League, at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneswar.
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newshockey5 days ago

Hockey India names 20-member Indian Women's Team for New Zealand

Hockey India has named a 20-member Indian Women's Hockey Team for the New Zealand Tour to begin on 25 January. The Team will be led by Rani Rampal and Vice Captained by Savita and also included the likes of Rajini Etimarpu, Deep Grace Ekka, Gurjit Kaur, Reena Khokhar, Salima Tete, Sushila Chanu.
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newshockeya month ago

Rourkela to get Rs 600 crore facelift ahead of 2023 Hockey World Cup

2023 Hockey World Cup co-hosts Rourkela will get a Rs 600 crore development facelift as part of the Smart City programme. Odisha's Sports Director Vineel Krishna has confirmed that most of the development costs will be covered by corporate companies, instead of using taxpayer money.
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newshockey2 months ago

India to host 2023 Hockey World Cup, new high-performance centre at Kalinga stadium

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik has officially announced that Bhubaneswar and Rourkela will co-host the 2023 edition of the FIH Men's Hockey World Cup. Meanwhile sports secretary Vishal Dev confirmed that a new High Performance Centre (HPC) will be coming up inside Kalinga stadium complex.
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newshockey2 months 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.
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newshockey2 months ago

Time to put in everything for Olympic Games preparation, says Rupinder Pal Singh

After a successful run in the Olympic qualifiers, Rupinder Pal Singh, India men's hockey team’s drag-flicker, on Thursday pitched for greater efforts in preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. According to the drag-flicker, next year’s FIH Pro League will help India prepare for the Olympics.
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newshockey3 months ago

Pro League will help us work out our Olympic squad, says Graham Reid

India hockey team chief coach Graham Reid believes taking part in the FIH Pro League, where he will have 32-33 player squad will help him try out different combinations and finalise his Olympic squad. India came out 11-3 winners against Russia on aggregate in their Olympic qualifier matches.
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newshockey3 months ago

We will give our best in Tokyo, asserts India women’s hockey skipper Rani Rampal

India women’s hockey skipper Rani Rampal credited her team for the achievement of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics and said her team will give their best at the mega event next year. Rampal scored in the 49th minute of the second leg which turned out to be India’s ticket to Tokyo.
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newshockey3 months ago

39 women’s players list announced by Hockey India for Junior National Coaching Camp

Hockey Indian has named a 39 women’s players list for the Junior National Coaching Camp scheduled to start from November 4, 2019, at Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru , who would report to coach Baljeet Singh Saini. This would be a preparation for the 3-nation tournament in Australia in December.
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newshockey3 months ago

Hockey India announces 33 players for Junior Men's National Coaching Camp

Hockey India has named a list 33 core probables list of players for the four-week National Coaching Camp that has been scheduled to take place at the Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru, from November 4. High Performance Director David John stated that the players needed to improve their passing.
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