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newshockey4 days ago

National Games 2022 | Walmiki Brothers reunite for hockey competition

For almost 20 years, the Walmiki brothers have played together, probably over 100 times, for either club, state or country. It looked like their last outing for Mumbai in the Senior Nehru Cup club competition in New Delhi, could be the end of that mesmerising partnership. But that was not to be.
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newshockey6 days ago

Youngster Abhishek eyes debut World Cup match at home

The next few months will be quite crucial for the Indian men’s hockey team, who are preparing for a home World Cup in January. Among those keenly eyeing the big stage is young Abhishek, who, if selected would have the honour of making his Senior World Cup debut at home, in Bhubaneswar. 
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newshockey8 days ago

Team India keen to end drought at Hockey World Cup 2023

After an impressive second-place finish at CWG the Indian Hockey team is keen on making up for the disappointment of the 2018 FIH World Cup in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. The Indian team will go up against England, Spain, and Wales in Group D in the FIH Odisha Hockey World Cup Bhubaneswar-Rourkela 2023.
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newshockey9 days ago

Fitness and speed main focus ahead for women's hockey team, says Sushila Chanu

After their sensational outing at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, the Indian Women's Hockey Team are preparing for their next international assignment in Valencia, Spain. They will be taking on Canada, Japan, and South Africa in pool B while Ireland, Italy, Korea, and Spain are in pool A.
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newshockey15 days ago

India midfielder Namita Toppo announces retirement

After experienced Midfielder Namita Toppo decided to call her time with the Indian Women's Hockey Team, Hockey India on Thursday congratulated the two-time Asian Games medallist for her fantastic contribution. Namita is a product of the Sports Hostel, Panposh, Rourkela which is located in Odisha.
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newshockey17 days ago

After medal at CWG 2022, women's hockey team eyes medal at next year's Asian Games

India's Savita expressed her gratitude on being nominated for FIH Women's Goalkeeper of the Year Award 2021-22, and said that she feels she is moving in the right direction. Savita, who won the Award last year, said that support from her teammates and coaching staff has proven to be helpful.
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newshockey23 days ago

Harampreet Singh, PR Sreejesh and Savita Punia in contention for top hockey awards

PR Sreejesh and Savita Punia were selected to the shortlists for the best male and female goal-keepers for the FIH Hockey Stars Awards 2021–2022, while Harmanpreet Singh was one of five contenders for the Men's Player of the Year award. All three have been instrumental in India's successes.
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newshockey24 days ago

There is a lot to improve upon, says defender Amit Rohidas

The Indian Men's Hockey Team defender Amit Rohidas has over the years put up some remarkable performances which have helped him become one of the key figures in the team's defense. He was instrumental in India's Silver medal-winning feat at the recently held Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. 
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newshockey25 days ago

After CWG 2022 drubbing, Indian team looking to iron out glitches

The dust has settled on the Indian Men’s Hockey Team’s Silver medal at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, and the squad is training their focus on the 2022-23 FIH Hockey Pro League games in Bhubaneshwar in Odisha. In the previous edition, India had a solid run and finished third.
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newshockey25 days ago

After bronze at CWG 2022, Gurjit Kaur determined to qualify for FIH Hockey Pro League

The Indian Women's Hockey Team players are currently fine-tuning a few aspects of their game at the National Camp in the Sports Authority of India campus, Bengaluru. India's drag-flicker Gurjit Kaur expressed that the team is determined to qualify for the FIH Hockey Pro League.
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