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newshockey4 days ago

Hockey training camp finally to begin on August 4 after six-week gap

The national hockey camp will finally begin at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre in Bengaluru on August 4, after a six-week gap. According to SAI, 33 men candidates, 31 women and their staff have been asked to report at the venue for the camp that will continue till September 30.
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newshockey19 days ago

We have potential to break 40-year old jinx in Tokyo, claims P.R. Sreejesh

Indian hockey star P.R. Srejejesh has confessed that the Men’s hockey team has the potential to break the Olympic jinx and win a medal for the first time in 40 years. The men's team still hold the record of winning eight gold medals at the Games but they've been without a medal since the 1980 gold.
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newshockey20 days ago

Reports | Indian hockey men's and women's team camps likely to be postponed

The national camps for the India men’s and women’s hockey team, which were supposed to be resume in Bengaluru on July 19, is likely to get postponed. The recent spike in the number of Covid-19 in the city has prompted the Karnataka government to declare a complete lockdown from July 14.
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newshockey20 days ago

Indian men's hockey team definitely had a chance if the Olympics was held this year, claims Ashok Kumar

Hockey legend Ashok Kumar has stated that India would have definitely had a chance of winning a medal if the Olympics were held this year. The World Cup winner doubts whether Manpreet Singh and Co. will be able to keep up the momentum they’ve gained in a spectacular year at the International level.
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newshockey3 months ago

Working hard to book a place in the Indian team for Tokyo Olympics, says Gurinder Singh

Gurinder Singh has looked back on how he has evolved as a player since being part of the Gold medal-winning Indian team at the Junior World Cup in 2016. The Defender, who has been in and out of the Indian Team, expressed that his immediate goal is to book a place in the Olympic-bound team.
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newshockey5 months ago

Hockey India Awards will motivate us to perform better and better, says Deep Grace Ekka

Indian Hockey Women's Team Defender Deep Grace Ekka, who has been nominated for Hockey India Dhruv Batra Player of the Year 2019, stated that the awards keep athletes motivated and hungry to perform. Ekka further revealed that seeing her teammates win the awards motivated her to do well.
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newshockey5 months ago

Need to be consistent in all quarters to claim podium finish at Tokyo Olympics, attests Graham Reid

Indian men's hockey team coach Graham Reid has said they need to be 'consistent across matches and in all quarters' if they are to stake a claim for a podium at the Tokyo Olympics. Hockey India announced 32-member core probable group for the Men's National Coaching Camp which begins at the SAI.
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newshockey5 months ago

Focus is on areas that need improvement ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics, says Harmanpreet Singh

As the clock ticks for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, Indian Men's Hockey vice-captain Harmanpreet Singh expressed the need to improve everyday without being too complacent about their recent results. His notions were also echoed by the Indian Women's Hockey team vice-captain Savita.
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newshockey5 months ago

FIH Hockey Pro League | Kookaburras claim thrilling victory against India in Bhubaneswar

Australia’s men have moved up to third place in the FIH Hockey Pro League thanks to a thrilling 4-3 victory over hosts India at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Friday. The two teams will meet again in same venue on February 22 with Australia needing a win to climb above the Netherlands.
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newshockey6 months ago

Bhubaneswar to host FIH-HI Level '2' and Level '3' Umpire Courses & Goalkeeper coaching course

Hockey India, in association with the FIH, will be organizing another round of FIH Academy - Hockey India Level 2 and Level 3 Umpire Courses, along with the first-ever Coaching Education Pathway Goalkeeper Coaching Course. It will be conducted by FIH Academy Educators from 21 to 23 February 2020.
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