newshockey6 days ago

We have a well-settled team going into Olympic Qualifiers, says Savita Punia

Indian Women's Hockey team vice-Captain and goalkeeper Savita Punia believes that having a well-settled team will definitely help them in excelling against the USA in the Qualifiers in Bhubaneswar. India were drawn against USA at the draw ceremony held at the FIH headquarters in Lausanne.
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newshockey7 days ago

Rani Rampal to lead India in England tour

Star Indian women hockey forward Rani Rampal was announced the captain of a 18-member squad that would be traveling to England in a five-match series, which has been scheduled to start from Sempteber 27 in Marlow. After Rampal, the management has announced goalkeepeer Savita as her deputy.
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newshockey8 days ago

India to tour Belgium ahead of Olympic qualifiers against Russia in November

Indian men's hockey team captain Manpreet Singh announced on Tuesday that his team will venture on a preparatory tour to Belgium for their Tokyo 2020 Olympics qualifier against Russia in November. The women’s team faces a tricky test in their qualifiers against the USA on the same date.
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newshockey13 days ago

Reports | 33 players named for Junior Men's National Coaching Camp at Bengaluru

Hockey India has named the 33 core probables list for the upcoming Indian Junior Men's National Coaching Camp scheduled to begin on Monday. The players will report at the Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru for the four-week National Coaching Camp ahead of the 9th Sultan of Johor Cup. 
Press Release
newshockey16 days ago

FIH Pro League provides great opportunity to play against top teams, says Manpreet Singh

Manpreet Singh has underlined the fact that playing in the FIH Pro League will be beneficial for the Indian players as it will give an opportunity to play against the top teams in the world. The Indian men's team will play its first Pro League game against The Netherlands on 18 January 2020.
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newshockey17 days ago

FIH denies possibility of relocation Olympic qualifiers fixture if India draws Pakistan

FIH has stated that in case India draws Pakistan in the upcoming Olympic qualifiers, it will not be considering shifting the match to Europe to tackle the rising political tensions between the both of them. The two have been placed in separate pots and India will be playing its qualifiers at home.
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newshockey17 days ago

India hockey team getting in-house English speaking lessons

Given the extreme need to know the language to understand the increasing foreign staff in the training ground and also to realize what opponents are communicating, the Indian men’s senior team has started getting in-house English classes before they leave for the Olympics Test event in Tokyo.
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newshockey18 days ago

Mahindra & Mahindra end 25-year association with Mumbai Hockey Association Limited

According to a report in Mumbai Mirror, Mahindra & Mahindra has decided to end it’s 25-year association as stadium sponsor with Mumbai Hockey Association Limited. It is understood that the company has declined MHAL’s request of funds for the maintenance of the Mahindra Stadium in Churchgate. 
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newshockey19 days ago

Reports | FIH may hold possible India-Pakistan Olympic qualifier in Europe

FIH is pondering over the idea to have India and Pakistan play their ties in Europe if they are drawn against each other in the Olympic qualifiers. Earlier, the PHF had managed to convince the FIH to grant them entry in the qualifiers after paying the 15,000$ first instalment of the fine.
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newshockey19 days ago

Hockey India names 33 players for women’s national camp in Bengaluru

Hockey India has selected 33 women for the senior national coaching camp which will be held at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) campus in Bengaluru. The players will be reporting to India’s chief coach Sjoerd Marijne for the three-week training camp which will begin from Monday.
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