newshockey13 days 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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newshockeya month 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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newshockeya month 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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newshockeya month 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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newshockeya month 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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newshockeya month 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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newshockeya month 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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newshockeya month ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | World rankings hardly matter in professional hockey, believes Graham Reid

India’s chief hockey coach Graham Reid feels that world No 22 Russia proved with their performance that rankings hardly have any significance in professional field hockey. India won the match 4-2 but Reid was left disappointed and hopes his team will put up a much-improved performance on Saturday.
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newshockeya month ago

Confident Indian Men's and Women's teams aim to qualify for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

The Indian Men's and Women's Hockey Teams will look to book their spots at the Tokyo 2020 when they take part in the FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers at the Kalinga Stadium. Indian Men's Hockey Team are scheduled to play Russia, while Women's team will face tough competition from in the two-legged tie.
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newshockeya month ago

Really disappointing for Varun Kumar, regrets Graham Reid

Indian hockey team will be without the services of Varun Kumar in their Olympic qualifiers against Russia and head coach Graham Reid has expressed his disappointment over the youngster not being able to showcase his talent. Varun injured his shoulder and right bicep in training earlier this week.
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