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newshockey7 days ago

FIH Hockey Pro League | Kookaburras claim thrilling victory against India in Bhubaneswar

Australia’s men have moved up to third place in the FIH Hockey Pro League thanks to a thrilling 4-3 victory over hosts India at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Friday. The two teams will meet again in same venue on February 22 with Australia needing a win to climb above the Netherlands.
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newshockey12 days ago

Manpreet Singh dedicates FIH Player of the Year Award to late father

Indian Men's Hockey Team Captain Manpreet Singh, who won the FIH Player of the Year 2019 Award, dedicated the prize to his late father. Manpreet expressed that this award is for all the support and strength he received from his father and also thanked his friends and family for their support.
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newshockeya month ago

Hockey India names 24-member Indian Men's Team for FIH Hockey Pro League

Hockey India on Monday named a 24-member Indian Men's Hockey squad for the upcoming matches against World No.1 Belgium in the FIH Hockey Pro League to be held on 8 and 9 February 2020 in Bhubaneswar. The team will be captained by Manpreet Singh along with Harmanpreet Singh as the vice-captain.
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newshockeya month ago

India fight-back earns five points from a maximum six against the Netherlands

India made it five points from a possible six points on the opening weekend of the men’s FIH Hockey Pro League, with the hosts fighting back from 3-1 down against the Netherlands to tie the match before winning the shoot-out in a wonderful encounter at Bhubaneswar’s Kalinga Hockey Stadium.
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newshockey4 months ago

Keen to complete unfinished business of podium finish in 2023, says Manpreet Singh

Indian hockey captain Manpreet Singh has revealed that his team is keen to complete the unfinished business of a podium finish when the country hosts the World Cup again in 2023. India lost 1-2 to the Netherlands in the quarter-finals of the 2018 World Cup at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.
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featurehockey4 months ago

Junior World Cup winner Nilakanta Sharma aims Olympics success with senior side

Midfielder Nilakanta Sharma, who won the Junior World Cup title in 2016, is now eager to perform for the Indian men’s team and take them to the Tokyo Olympics. In an exclusive interview with SportsCafe, Nilakanta has described his journey from a small village in Manipur to the Indian hockey team. 
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newshockey4 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.
Chiranjibi Pati
newshockey4 months ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | My dream is to play at Olympics, says Vivek Sagar Prasad

Ahead of the FIH Olympic Qualifiers, Indian midfielder Vivek Sagar Prasad has said that like every player, he also wants to represent his country at the Olympic Games. He has also added that he knows that India have a good unit for the Games in 2020 but they are not looking too far ahead now.
SportsCafe Desk
featurehockey4 months ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | Playing against lower-ranked team is not about them, it’s about us, believes PR Sreejesh

Ahead of India’s FIH Olympic Qualifier matches against Russia, PR Sreejesh has mentioned that the matches are important for India as they are facing a lower-ranked team and the Olympics qualification is at stake. Sreejesh also explained about Krishan Bahadur Pathak’s performance in the post.
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newshockey4 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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