newshockey2 months ago

18-member Indian hockey squad named for Australia Tour

Young midfielder Jaskaran Singh from Jalandhar would get to make his international debut while veteran defender Rupinder Pal Singh would make a comeback as Hockey India announced India’s 18-man squad for Australian Tour. This will be the first series under Chief Coach Graham Reid.
Press Release
newshockey3 months ago

Indian hockey strikers take help from Keiran Govers ahead of Olympic qualifiers

Former Australian forward Keiran Govers has joined the Indian hockey men’s national camp in Bengaluru to help their strikers prepare for the 2020 Olympic Qualifiers. He will work closely with the likes of Akashdeep Singh, Ramandeep Singh, SV Sunil, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Mandeep Singh, and more.
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newshockey3 months ago

We’ve tried improving as a unit, says Mandeep Singh

India hockey skipper Mandeep Singh has stated that the team has worked collectively towards making more circle penetrations, getting more shots on target and regaining possession quickly. He also said that the side has learnt a lot from their 1-1 draw against Korea and are minimizing errors.
Press Release
newshockey3 months ago

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup | India thrash Canada by 7-3 goals to top the pool standings

India has now moved to the top of the table in the ongoing Sultan Azlan Shah Cup after defeating Canada by a huge margin of 7-3 goals in Ipoh, Malaysia. India is unbeaten in the tournament so far with three wins and one draw from the four matches that they have played in the tournament.
Press Release
newshockey3 months ago

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup | India register 4-2 win against hosts Malaysia on Day 3

India defeated hosts Malaysia by a margin of two goals in their third game of the ongoing Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament in Ipoh. Sumit and Sumit Kumar scored for India in the first half while Varun Kumar and Mandeep Singh found the back of the net in the second one to help India win.
Press Release
newshockey3 months ago

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup | India, Korea split points after 1-1 stalemate

The second game of the Indian men’s hockey team in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup ended in a 1-1 draw as South Korea managed to convert a penalty corner in the last minute of the match. Earlier in the game, Mandeep Singh had opened the scoring for India through a field goal in the 28th minute.
Press Release
featurehockey3 months ago

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup | Why coachless India will not go into the tournament as favourites

The Indian men’s hockey team will start a fresh year with the upcoming Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament which will be held in Ipoh, Malaysia from March 23. However, the men’s team has its own share of problems before starting their campaign in 2019 with only a year left for the Olympics.
Chiranjibi Pati
featurehockey6 months ago

Hockey World Cup | Forward line being off-colour hurt India, believes Ashish Ballal

Former India goalkeeper Ashish Ballal is of the opinion that the Indians lost the quarter-final game against Netherlands at the ongoing World Cup because of the poor show by the forwards. He also added that the umpiring in the game was debatable on a few occasions which also went against the hosts.
Chiranjibi Pati
newshockey7 months ago

Hockey World Cup | South Africa were easy, Belgians will offer India no gaps, says Pillay

Dhanraj Pillay has lauded India’s performance against South Africa but added that they were a weaker team as compared to next opponents - Belgium. Pillay has further added that the Europeans will not give Manpreet Singh & Co. the same amount of space on the field as the South Africans did.
SportsCafe Desk
newshockey7 months ago

FIH Hockey World Cup | India begin campaign with a commanding 5-0 win over South Africa

India got off to a dream start on home soil as they made their way to an impressive 5-0 win against South Africa in their campaign opener in the FIH Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar. Goals from Simranjeet Singh (2), Mandeep Singh, Akashdeep Singh and Lalit Upadhyay earned India the three points.
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