newshockey2 months ago

Graham Reid may rope in psychologist for Indian hockey team

India men’s hockey coach Graham Reid has hinted at bringing in a psychologist for the Indian players in the coming days. The former Australian international has also added that in modern hockey, there is a need for players to stay mentally stable and tough to deal with different pressure situations.
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newshockey4 months ago

Qualifying round for 2020 Olympics will be crucial for Graham Reid, asserts Marcellus Gomes

Former Indian hockey player Marcellus Gomes has stated that the most important thing for the new Indian men’s hockey coach will be ensuring the qualification for the upcoming Olympics next year. There are reports that the appointment of Graham Reid, as the next coach, is at the final stage.
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newshockey4 months ago

Reports | Three Indian applicants don’t have required qualification for national coach

According to a report in Hindustan Times, the three Indians who have applied for the post of the hockey coach of the men’s team don’t have required qualification for it. As per the eligibility criteria of Hockey India, a national team coach should have at least level 3 qualification.
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newshockey4 months ago

Harendra Singh complains biasness over remuneration from Hockey India

Former India men’s hockey coach Harendra Singh has opened up against Hockey India citing the biasness over the payment made to him for the role of the chief coach. Harendra was asked to step down from his position after India failed to make it to the semi-finals of the previous World Cup at home.
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newshockey4 months ago

Reports | Graham Reid could be appointed India men's hockey coach

Recent reports suggest that former Australia hockey player Graham Reid is in line to be appointed as the head coach of the Indian Hockey team in the coming weeks. The national team is currently without a coach after Harendra Singh was sacked following India's exit in the World Cup at home last year.
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newshockey5 months ago

Football coaching course is only to enhance my knowledge, reveals Harendra Singh

Former India hockey coach Harendra Singh has clarified that he has taken the decision to pursue the AIFF football coaching course only to enhance his knowledge. Harendra has also added that one national hockey association has asked him to send his CV for the position of the head coach.
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newshockey5 months ago

Reports | SAI coach Piyush Dubey joins senior men's hockey camp

The rumours about Sports Authority of India (SAI) coach Piyush Kumar Dubey being a part of the coaching set-up of India men's hockey team have turned out to be true. Team sources have confirmed to TOI that Dubey joined the national camp at the SAI Centre in Bangalore on Monday.
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newshockey6 months ago

India shouldn’t experiment with coaches ahead of Olympic qualifiers, asserts Sandeep Singh

Sandeep Singh believes that the Hockey India shouldn’t have sacked Harendra Singh at this stage as there is no time for experimentation with the FIH Series Finals coming up in June this year. The former drag-flicker also opined that Harendra is one of the finest coaches with whom he has worked.
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newshockey6 months ago

FIH President Narinder Batra lashes out at Harendra Singh for bad behaviour

Narinder Batra has criticised former India coach Harendra Singh on social media for the latter’s comments against the umpires after losing to the Netherlands in the quarter-final of the World Cup last month. The FIH president has also lashed out at Akashdeep Singh for using foul language.
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newshockey6 months ago

Olympic medalist Jay Stacy shows interest to succeed Harendra Singh as of India men's hockey coach

Three-time Olympic medalist and former Australian hockey player, Jay Stacy, has sounded interested in replacing recently-sacked Harendra Singh as coach of the Indian hockey team in the coming weeks. Stacy has been the chief coach of Hockey India League team - Dabang Mumbai for the last two seasons.
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