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newshockeya month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Hockey India appoints Manpreet Singh as captain of the men's team

Indian half-back Manpreet Singh has been appointed as the captain of the national team for the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics, which begins next month. The Punjab-based player was part of India's squad in both the 2012 London and 2016 Rio Games and will be making his third appearances at the Olympics.
Press Release
newshockey4 months ago

India script second consecutive victory over Olympic champions Argentina

The Indian men’s hockey team continued their destructive form by scripting a 3-0 win over 2016 Olympic champions Argentina in their FIH Pro League match in Buenos Aires, on Sunday. India is now placed at the fourth spot in the FIH Pro League standings, having collected 15 points from 8 matches.
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newshockey4 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | We have enough experience and talent to come out victorious, claims Harmanpreet Singh

Indian hockey star Harmanpreet Singh believes that they have got enough ‘experience’ and ‘talent’ in their ranks to play out a successful campaign at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Graham Reid's boys will play against Argentina, Australia, Spain, New Zealand, and Japan in the group stage in Tokyo.
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newshockey5 months ago

Indian men's hockey team begin Europe tour with 6-1 win over Germany

The Indian men’s hockey team started their Europe tour with a thumping 6-1 win over 2016 Rio Olympics Bronze medallist Germany in Krefeld, last Sunday. This was the first international match the Indian team played since the FIH Hockey Pro League matches against Australia in Bhubaneswar, last year.
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newshockey5 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian men's hockey team to resume preparations with Europe tour

The Indian men’s hockey team will resume their preparation for the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics with their Europe tour, beginning later this month. The last International match India featured in was during the FIH Hockey Pro League matches against Australia in Bhubaneswar, last year.
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newshockeya year 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.
Press Release
newshockey2 years 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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newshockey2 years 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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newshockey2 years ago

Birendra Lakra, Kothajit Singh axed from Olympic Qualifiers clash

The new Indian hockey men’s team announced saw names like Birendra Lakra and Kothajit Singh being axed from the list while Rupinder Pal Singh was taken back as India are preparing to take on Russia for the Olympic Qualifiers on November 1-2. The women’s team announced has remained unchanged.
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newshockey2 years ago

Converting penalty corners helped our confidence, says Harmanpreet Singh

Harmanpreet Singh has stated that successful penalty conversions in the Belgium tour boosted the team's confidence level. Among the individual brilliance on the tour, Harmanpreet Singh stood out with a terrific success rate with penalty-corners as he scored two goals each in two games against Spain.
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