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newshockey7 months ago

Confident Indian Men's and Women's teams aim to qualify for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

The Indian Men's and Women's Hockey Teams will look to book their spots at the Tokyo 2020 when they take part in the FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers at the Kalinga Stadium. Indian Men's Hockey Team are scheduled to play Russia, while Women's team will face tough competition from in the two-legged tie.
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newshockey7 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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newshockey7 months ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | Birendra Lakra to replace injured Varun Kumar

Birendra Lakra has been called in to replace injured Varun Kumar in the Indian men’s team ahead of the FIH Series Finals in Bhubaneswar. Varun Kumar was ruled out of the two games against Russia after he sustained an injury on his right shoulder and bicep during training at the Kalinga Stadium.
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newshockey8 months ago

Lalit Upadhyay returns as Hockey India names 20-member men’s team for Belgium tour

Forward Lalit Upadhyay is going to make a comeback in the Indian men’s hockey team during the upcoming tour to Belgium from September 26 to October 3. The Indian men’s team will play three games against Belgium and two against Spain in the tour ahead of the FIH Olympic Qualifiers in November.
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newshockey9 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.
Press Release
newshockey10 months ago

Olympic Test Event will give youngsters good exposure, feels Mandeep Singh

Mandeep Singh has said that the Olympic Test Event in Japan will give the Indian youngsters a good exposure ahead of the FIH Olympic Qualifiers, which will be played later this year. The vice-captain of for this tournament has also mentioned that it will definitely be a new challenge for him.
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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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featurehockeya year ago

FIH Series Finals | India has to get ready for next round of Olympics qualifiers from now, reckons Prabodh Tirkey

Former India international Prabodh Tirkey has opined that the FIH Series Finals is an easy tournament for the Indians and they have to prepare well for the FIH Olympic Qualifiers to get an Olympic ticket. Prabodh was the captain of India when they failed to make it to the Beijing Olympics in 2008.
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newshockeya year ago

FIH Series Finals | Lack of proper organisation problems for Indian defence, reckons William Xalxo

Former India full-back William Xalxo has stated that the lack of proper organisation in the defence has affected India. Xalxo, a former Olympian, also stressed on the importance of giving longer runs to the foreign coaches for the Indian players to settle down properly under their guidance.
Chiranjibi Pati
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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