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newshockey12 days ago

Hockey training camp finally to begin on August 4 after six-week gap

The national hockey camp will finally begin at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre in Bengaluru on August 4, after a six-week gap. According to SAI, 33 men candidates, 31 women and their staff have been asked to report at the venue for the camp that will continue till September 30.
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newshockeya month ago

We have potential to break 40-year old jinx in Tokyo, claims P.R. Sreejesh

Indian hockey star P.R. Srejejesh has confessed that the Men’s hockey team has the potential to break the Olympic jinx and win a medal for the first time in 40 years. The men's team still hold the record of winning eight gold medals at the Games but they've been without a medal since the 1980 gold.
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newshockeya month ago

Reports | Indian hockey men's and women's team camps likely to be postponed

The national camps for the India men’s and women’s hockey team, which were supposed to be resume in Bengaluru on July 19, is likely to get postponed. The recent spike in the number of Covid-19 in the city has prompted the Karnataka government to declare a complete lockdown from July 14.
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newshockeya month ago

Indian men's hockey team definitely had a chance if the Olympics was held this year, claims Ashok Kumar

Hockey legend Ashok Kumar has stated that India would have definitely had a chance of winning a medal if the Olympics were held this year. The World Cup winner doubts whether Manpreet Singh and Co. will be able to keep up the momentum they’ve gained in a spectacular year at the International level.
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newshockeya month ago

Hockey Pro League will give us tough top level competition ahead of Tokyo Olympics, claims Graham Reid

Indian team head coach Graham Reid believes that the Hockey Pro League would give them top-level competition in the build-up to the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. India is set to resume its maiden Pro League campaign when they take on Argentina on April 10 and 11 next in a revised schedule.
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newshockeya month ago

We were very fortunate to stay at the SAI campus during the lockdown, claims Manpreet Singh

Indian hockey star Manpreet Singh feels that they were fortunate to stay at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) campus during the lockdown. The 25-year old believes that the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics is a blessing in disguise and will give the team some more time to prepare for the event.
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newshockey3 months ago

Working hard to book a place in the Indian team for Tokyo Olympics, says Gurinder Singh

Gurinder Singh has looked back on how he has evolved as a player since being part of the Gold medal-winning Indian team at the Junior World Cup in 2016. The Defender, who has been in and out of the Indian Team, expressed that his immediate goal is to book a place in the Olympic-bound team.
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newshockey5 months ago

Hockey India Awards will motivate us to perform better and better, says Deep Grace Ekka

Indian Hockey Women's Team Defender Deep Grace Ekka, who has been nominated for Hockey India Dhruv Batra Player of the Year 2019, stated that the awards keep athletes motivated and hungry to perform. Ekka further revealed that seeing her teammates win the awards motivated her to do well.
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newshockey5 months ago

Need to be consistent in all quarters to claim podium finish at Tokyo Olympics, attests Graham Reid

Indian men's hockey team coach Graham Reid has said they need to be 'consistent across matches and in all quarters' if they are to stake a claim for a podium at the Tokyo Olympics. Hockey India announced 32-member core probable group for the Men's National Coaching Camp which begins at the SAI.
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newshockey6 months ago

Focus is on areas that need improvement ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics, says Harmanpreet Singh

As the clock ticks for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, Indian Men's Hockey vice-captain Harmanpreet Singh expressed the need to improve everyday without being too complacent about their recent results. His notions were also echoed by the Indian Women's Hockey team vice-captain Savita.
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