featurehockey2 hours ago

Hockey World Cup | Forward line being off-colour hurt India, believes Ashish Ballal

Former India goalkeeper Ashish Ballal is of the opinion that the Indians lost the quarter-final game against Netherlands at the ongoing World Cup because of the poor show by the forwards. He also added that the umpiring in the game was debatable on a few occasions which also went against the hosts.
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newshockey7 hours ago

Hockey World Cup | Harendra Singh questions double-standard umpiring in India-Netherlands game

Harendra Singh has slammed the umpiring standards in the quarter-final match between India and Netherlands and questioned why Amit Rohidas was given the yellow card, but the Dutch striker wasn’t. However, Dutch coach Max Caldas completely differed with the opinion and said that the best team won.
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newshockeya day ago

Ravindra Jadeja has his own style, asserts Saurashtra coach Shitanshu Kotak

Saurashtra Ranji Trophy coach Shitanshu Kotak has stated that there is no need to compare Ravindra Jadeja with anyone as the latter has his own style of play. With Ravichandran Ashwin being out of the team for the Perth Test, Jadeja might get a chance to play as the lone spinner for the Indian team.
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newshockeya day ago

LIVE Hockey World Cup | QF: India vs Netherlands

India and Netherlands are all set to take on each other in the quarter-final match of the Men’s Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar. India topped the Pool C to get a direct entry into the quarters while the Dutch team won the cross-over game against Canada to make it to the top eight of the tourney.
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newshockeya day ago

Kalinga Stadium to host one of the FIH Hockey Series finals in June

The Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar will host one of the three FIH Hockey Series finals which is scheduled to be held between June 6 to 16 next year. While India will host the second final of the series, Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur will host the first event from April 23 to May 1.
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newshockey3 days ago

Live PKL 2018 | Match 106: Dabang Delhi vs U Mumba

Dabang Delhi KC and U Mumba will meet each other for the third time in the sixth season of PKL as the zonal matches will resume from today. Delhi lost the game the last time when these two teams met during the home leg of Dabang Delhi and that was the only defeat for the team at their home. 
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newshockey3 days ago

Hockey World Cup | It is always important to keep opponents in puzzle while taking PCs, reveals VR Raghunath

Speaking about the importance of having variations during penalty corners, VR Raghunath has mentioned that it is crucial in keeping the opponents confused. The acclaimed drag-flicker also said that the short corners are going to be very important for India in the knockout games.
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newshockey5 days ago

Hockey World Cup | On a given day, this Indian team can beat any team, asserts Arjun Halappa

Former Indian hockey captain Arjun Halappa is of the opinion that the current Indian side for the World Cup has the ability to beat any team in the world on a given day. He also mentioned that coach Harendra Singh has played a very vital role in the transformation of Indian hockey.
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newshockey5 days ago

Hockey World Cup | Actual tournament starts from the knockout stage, says Harendra Singh

Indian men team’s coach, Harendra Singh, lavished praise on his team as the hosts’ secured a spot in the quarter-finals in the ongoing FIH Hockey World Cup by beating Canada 5-1. Singh added that we would have liked if his side could have secured a clean sheet in their final group stage fixture.
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newshockey5 days ago

Hockey World Cup | India demolish Canada by five goals; Reach quarter-finals

The Indian men’s hockey team secured a spot in the quarter-finals of the ongoing FIH Hockey World Cup in Odisha after a resounding 5-1 win over Canada in the final group stage match. Goals from Harmanpreet Singh, Lalit Upadhyay, Amit Rohidas and Chinglensana Singh earned India top spot in Group C.
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