newshockey14 hours ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | 22 players to attend Hockey India’s senior national men’s camp

Hockey India has named 22 players for the senior national camp which will be held in Bhubaneswar ahead of the FIH Olympic Qualifiers which will be played at the Kalinga Stadium next month. The players selected for the camp will report to chief coach Graham Reid for the camp starting on October 14.
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reporthockey10 days ago

Belgium Tour | Indian men thrash Belgium in last game to maintain 100% record in the tour

The Indian men’s hockey team ended their Belgium tour on a great note by beating the World Champions by 5-1 goals to remain unbeaten in the tour. Simranjeet Singh (7'), Lalit Kumar Upadhyay (35'), Vivek Sagar Prasad (36'), Harmanpreet Singh (42') and Ramandeep Singh (43') scored for the visitors.
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newshockey20 days ago

Playing against Belgium will be great test for our team, says Manpreet Singh

Manpreet Singh has stated that playing against Belgium will be a great test for the Indian men’s team. On the other hand, the captain of the women’s team Rani Rampal has said that the matches against Great Britain will give a better idea regarding their approach for the Olympic Qualifiers.
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newshockey24 days 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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newshockeya month ago

India to tour Belgium ahead of Olympic qualifiers against Russia in November

Indian men's hockey team captain Manpreet Singh announced on Tuesday that his team will venture on a preparatory tour to Belgium for their Tokyo 2020 Olympics qualifier against Russia in November. The women’s team faces a tricky test in their qualifiers against the USA on the same date.
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newshockeya month ago

FIH Pro League provides great opportunity to play against top teams, says Manpreet Singh

Manpreet Singh has underlined the fact that playing in the FIH Pro League will be beneficial for the Indian players as it will give an opportunity to play against the top teams in the world. The Indian men's team will play its first Pro League game against The Netherlands on 18 January 2020.
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newshockeya month ago

India hockey team getting in-house English speaking lessons

Given the extreme need to know the language to understand the increasing foreign staff in the training ground and also to realize what opponents are communicating, the Indian men’s senior team has started getting in-house English classes before they leave for the Olympics Test event in Tokyo.
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newshockey2 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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newshockey3 months ago

Harmanpreet Singh to lead 18-member Indian hockey team for Olympic Test Event

Harmanpreet Singh will be leading the 18-member Indian men’s hockey team for the upcoming Olympic Test Event which will be played in August in Japan. Ashis Topno and Shamsher Singh have earned place in the senior Indian team for the first time while SV Sunil has also made a comeback.
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newshockey3 months ago

We are on our toes to qualify, asserts Manpreet Singh

Manpreet Singh is adamant that the only thing on the Indian hockey team's mind is to secure qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Meanwhile, Rani Rampal added that her group of players are also gunning to repeat their feat of Rio 2016, where they successfully made the cut.
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