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newshockey8 months ago

Really disappointing for Varun Kumar, regrets Graham Reid

Indian hockey team will be without the services of Varun Kumar in their Olympic qualifiers against Russia and head coach Graham Reid has expressed his disappointment over the youngster not being able to showcase his talent. Varun injured his shoulder and right bicep in training earlier this week.
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newshockey8 months ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | Team India mentally prepared for Russian challenge, believes VR Raghunath

VR Raghunath believes that the Indian men’s hockey team is mentally prepared for the FIH Olympic Qualifier matches which will be played against Russia next month. Raghunath heaped praise on the drag-flickers in the 18-man Indian squad and also talked about the benefits of playing FIH Pro League.
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newshockey9 months ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | Manpreet Singh to lead India men’s team against Russia

Hockey India has named the 18-member Indian men’s team for the upcoming FIH Olympic Qualifier games against Russia which will be held on November 1 and 2 at the Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar. Manpreet Singh will continue to lead the Graham Reid-coached side with SV Sunil as his deputy.
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reporthockey9 months ago

Belgium Tour | Indian men’s hockey team continue winning streak with 2-1 win against hosts

Indian men’s hockey team produced a gritty display to defeat the reigning World and European champions Belgium 2-1 and register their fourth consecutive win of the Belgium tour in Antwerp on Tuesday. Amit Rohidas (10th minute) and Simranjeet Singh (52nd) scored for the visitors.
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newshockey10 months ago

33-player probables list announced by Hockey India for National Senior Men’s Coaching Camp

Hockey India has announced the 33 names that will be taking part in the national coaching camp scheduled to take place next month ahead of their tour to Belgium followed by the Olympics Qualifiers. Graham Reid stated it will be important to prepare well before entering a crucial phase of the season.
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newshockeya year ago

Lucky to secure services of Fergus Kavanagh for Indian defenders’ camp, says Graham Reid

Graham Reid has stated that the Indian hockey team is lucky to get the services of former Australian player Fergus Kavanagh for the special coaching camp for the Indian defenders. The Hockey India is organising a seven-day National Camp for the defenders in Bengaluru, starting from yesterday.
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reporthockeya year ago

FIH Series Finals | India starts off with a huge 10-goal win against Russia

Hosts India thrashed Russia by 10-0 goals in their opening encounter of the FIH Series Finals at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. In other group A game in the evening, Poland defeated Uzbekistan while South Africa were beaten by the USA in the first game of Group A on the opening day.
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newshockeya year ago

FIH Series Finals | India shouldn’t take their matches loosely, asserts Lazarus Barla

Former Olympian Lazarus Barla has stated that the Indian hockey team should not take the matches in the FIH Series Finals lightly. The former defender also said that the Hockey India has selected the best available team for the tournament which will be the first step for the Olympic qualification.
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newshockeya year ago

FIH Series Finals | Manpreet Singh, Birendra Lakra aim at rectifying old mistakes

Skipper Manpreet Singh has stated that the Indian hockey team would want to capitalise on the goal-scoring chances during the FIH Series Finals. Vice-captain Birendra Lakra also echoed the captain’s comments and said that the coach is helping the team rectify the mistakes through video analysis.
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newshockeya year ago

FIH Series Finals | Ramandeep Singh returns to national squad as Hockey India announces 18-member team

Hockey India has announced the 18-member squad for the FIH Series Finals which will be held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar from June 6-15. Ramandeep Singh has returned to the Manpreet Singh-led national team after a gap of nine months while Birendra Lakra has been named the vice-captain.
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