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newshockey5 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian women's hockey team all set for Germany tour

Indian women’s hockey team is set to tour Germany to play four matches against their national team in Dusseldorf. The Rani Rampal led Indian side will get an opportunity to play against one of the title contenders at the 2021 Olympic Games, with the first match to be played on February 27
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newshockey6 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian men's hockey team to resume preparations with Europe tour

The Indian men’s hockey team will resume their preparation for the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics with their Europe tour, beginning later this month. The last International match India featured in was during the FIH Hockey Pro League matches against Australia in Bhubaneswar, last year.
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newshockey11 days ago

India's largest hockey stadium in Rourkela to be named after Birsa Munda

The proposed 20,000 capacity International Hockey Stadium to be built in Rourkela, Odisha, will be named after Indian freedom fighter Birsa Munda, as per the latest reports. The venue will be extensively used during the 2023 Men's FIH Hockey World Cup, from January 13 to January 23.
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newshockey12 days ago

2021 Tokyo | Indian women's hockey team kick-starts national camp

The Indian women’s hockey team have started their preparation for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics with the national camp at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre in Bengaluru, last Sunday. Chief coach Sjoerd Marijne has listed down certain on which the players should work ahead of the mega event.
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newshockeya month ago

Odisha Naval Tata Hockey High Performance Centre commences its inaugural boys’ resident programme

The Odisha Naval Tata Hockey High-Performance Centre (HPC), set-up in Bhubaneswar with a vision to groom the upcoming sporting talent in hockey and produce world-class sportspersons, has commenced its boys’ resident programme at the Kalinga Hockey Complex. Tata Steel confirmed the same.
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newshockey2 months ago

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announces India's largest hockey stadium in Rourkela for Men's Hockey World Cup 2023

Odisha's Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik on Thursday, announced India's largest Hockey Stadium in Rourkela for hosting the 2023 Men's Hockey World Cup, with a sitting capacity of around 20,000 people with world-class facilities. Alongside that, the work to develop synthetic hockey turf has commenced.
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newshockey5 months ago

We need to peak before the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, claims Vandana Katariya

Indian women's hockey team player Vandana Katariya stated that she is extremely satisfied with the progress of the team and feels that the side needs to peak at a certain time before the Tokyo Olympics. The eves earned back to back Olympic qualifications in 2016 (Rio de Janeiro) and 2020 (Tokyo).
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newshockey5 months ago

India Men's hockey team analytical coach Chris Ciriello resigns from post

Indian men’s hockey team analytical coach Chris Ciriello has resigned from the post due to health issues, causing further problems ahead of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. The Australian, a former World Cup winner and Olympics Bronze medallist was roped in by Hockey India two and a half years ago.
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newshockey5 months ago

Implementing proper structure main reason behind team's success, claims goalkeeper Savita

Indian women’s hockey team goalkeeper Savita has stated that the implementation of a good structure by Hockey India has been one of the main reasons behind their success in the recent past. The eves earned back to back qualifications in the 2016 and 2020 Olympic Games respectively.
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newshockey6 months ago

Never realised Olympics were so important during 2008 Beijing qualifiers, reveals Rani Rampal

Indian women’s hockey team captain Rani Rampal recalled how she did not realise the importance of the Olympics after failing to qualify for the 2008 Beijing Games. The hockey star guided India to the 2016 Rio Olympics, the first appearance in the event since the Moscow edition, back in 1980.
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