newshockeya year ago

Hope more youngsters from Manipur take up hockey, states Nilkanta Sharma

Nilkanta Sharma is hoping that more youngsters from Manipur will take up hockey in the upcoming days, after the inspiring display of the Indian men's hockey team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The Indian midfielder played in each of the eight matches in Tokyo, en-route to a bronze medal win.
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newshockey2 years ago

Very lucky to play alongside Manpreet Singh in the midfield, admits Nilkanta Sharma

Indian hockey star Nilkanta Sharma feels extremely lucky to play alongside skipper Manpreet Singh in the midfield. The Indian men's hockey side has been performing exceedingly well in the past couple of years and is a major medal prospect in the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics, which begins on July 23.
Press Release
newshockey2 years 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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featurehockey3 years 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. 
Chiranjibi Pati
reporthockey3 years ago

Olympic Test Event | India men’s hockey team reach final, beats Japan 6-3

A clinical performance by India saw the likes of Nilakanta Sharma, Nilam Sanjeep Xess and Gurjant Singh scoring a whopping six goals to down the hosts ahead of the extravaganza next year. Finishing second in the points table, India would be facing New Zealand on Wednesday in the final.
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newshockey3 years ago

FIH Series Finals | India would have liked to score more in first quarter against Russia, says Graham Reid

After India’s win against Russia in the first game of the FIH Series Finals, coach Graham Reid has said that the Indian team would have wanted to score more goals in the first quarter of the match. Reid has also added that he is impressed with the knowledge the Indian players have on the game.
Chiranjibi Pati
reporthockey4 years ago

India men’s tour of Australia | India end tour with second one-sided defeat against Australia

The Indian men’s hockey team ended their tour to Australia by losing 2-5 against the Kookaburras. Trent Mitton (11’, 24’), Flynn Ogilvie (3’), Blake Govers (28’) and Tim Brand (43’) scored for Australia while Nilakanta Sharma (12’) and Rupinderpal Singh (53’) found the back of the net for India.
Press Release
reporthockey4 years ago

India Men’s Tour of Australia | Blake Govers and Jeremy Hayward score twice to inflict humiliating defeat upon India

Blake Govers and Jeremy Hayward scored two each for the Australian team as they defeated the Indian men’s side by 4-0 goals in the first test match in Perth on Wednesday. India and Australia will cross swords again on Friday and that will be the last match for the Indian side in the tour Down Under.
Press Release
newshockey4 years ago

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup | India thrash Poland by 10 goals in their last league encounter

The Indian men’s hockey team has defeated Poland by 10-0 goals to end their league stage at the ongoing Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. Varun Kumar and Mandeep Singh scored a brace while Vivek Prasad, Sumit Kumar, Surender Kumar, Simranjeet Singh, Nilakanta Sharma and Amit Rohidas scored one each today.
Press Release
reporthockey5 years ago

Sultan Azlan Shah cup | India share spoils with England after drawing their second game

India started the day 2 of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup with a 1-1 draw against England in their second game of the tournament. The last year’s bronze medalists will now face World No.1 Australia in the next tie on Tuesday in a bid to win 3 points which would help them earn a chance to win a medal.
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