newshockey3 days ago

Asia Cup Hockey: India thrashes Pakistan 3-1, tops Pool A

The Indian hockey team defeated their arch-rivals Pakistan 3-1 in their third and last Pool A match and continued their dominance in the Asia Cup 2017. This is their third consecutive victory in the tournament and with this victory, India finished the pool unbeaten with nine points.
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newshockey5 days ago

Hockey Asia Cup | India bulldoze Bangladesh 7-0, enter second round

India progressed to the second round of the Asia Cup by thrashing hosts Bangladesh 7-0 in the second group stage game and will face archrivals Pakistan in the final qualifying game. This was Bangladesh’s second 7-0 loss in the tournament after Pakistan had beaten them by the same margin.
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newshockey7 days ago

Asia Cup Hockey: India maul Japan 5-1 in opener

Title favorites India put forth a striking performance as they excelled in the opening campaign at the 10th edition of the Men's Asia Cup hockey tournament by thrashing Japan 5-1. Japan distressed India at some points, but India took the game in hands quite soon after and scored with fine variation.
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newshockeya month ago

Roelant Oltmans blasts Hockey India for ridiculous allegations

Roelant Oltmans has rebuked reports that he had lost interest in the National team following the Rio Olympics, calling the allegations ridiculous. The Dutch coach, who was handed a new four-year deal in 2016, said that Hockey India were just trying to justify his sacking with the comments.
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newshockeya month ago

Harendra Singh: Taking full responsibility for the Indian women's team is an honour

India’s newly appointed women’s hockey coach Harendra Singh expressed his happiness and stated that taking full responsibility for the team is an honour for him. He also believed that the players will deliver their best to earn a rightful spot in the national team.
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newshockeya month ago

Sjeord Marijne to take over as Indian men's hockey coach

Current coach of Indian women’s hockey team, Sjoerd Marijne has been appointed as the chief coach of the men's side to replace Roelant Oltmans. Meanwhile, World Cup-winning junior team coach Harendra Singh has been appointed as the High-Performance Specialist coach of the senior women's team.
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newshockeya month ago

Hockey World League Final: India to face Australia in the opener

India has been handed a tough draw in the Hockey World League Finals and will face current world champions Australia in the first match at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneshwar. India will also face the reigning Olympic bronze medallist Germany and England in the other two matches.
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newshockey2 months ago

Roelant Oltmans : I was always prepared to be sacked

Sacked Hockey coach Roelant Oltmans has disclosed that he was prepared to be sacked any day and stated that working in India has always been difficult for all foreign coaches. The Dutch, who had quite a successful period with team India, feels that the timing was not right to take such a decision.
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newshockey2 months ago

David John named interim Indian Hockey coach in the place of sacked Roelant Oltmans

Hockey India sacked Roelant Oltmans as the head coach of the Indian hockey team and for now, current high-performance director David John will take over as the interim coach. The decision came at the end of the three-day Hockey India conclave where they decided to took some hard steps.
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newshockey2 months ago

India's Tour of Europe | Indian Men’s Hockey team beat Austria 4-3

Indian Hockey team secured a sensational 4-3 win against Austria in their final encounter during the Europe Tour and India ended the tour with three wins and two losses. It was double goals by Ramandeep Singh (25', 32') and Chinglensana Singh (37', 60') that saw India through against Austria.
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