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newshockeya month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian men's hockey squad announced

The 16-member Indian men's hockey squad for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics has been announced by Hockey India, with 10 debutants making it to the final list along with veterans Mandeep Singh, PR Sreejesh and Amit Rohidas. The Men in Blue will begin its campaign against New Zealand on July 24.
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newshockey4 months ago

Senior players helped me lot to come back from injuries, reveals Varun Kumar

Indian hockey star Varun Kumar revealed that the advice from senior players like Manpreet Singh, PR Sreejesh and Rupinder Pal helped him recover from injuries and make his comeback with the national team. The Indian team will be up against Argentina in their Pro League matches on April 11 and 12.
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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

We have potential to break 40-year old jinx in Tokyo, claims P.R. Sreejesh

Indian hockey star P.R. Srejejesh has confessed that the Men’s hockey team has the potential to break the Olympic jinx and win a medal for the first time in 40 years. The men's team still hold the record of winning eight gold medals at the Games but they've been without a medal since the 1980 gold.
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newshockey2 years 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.
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featurehockey2 years 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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newshockey2 years ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | Confident of qualifying for our second successive Olympics, asserts Savita Punia

One of the most experienced players in the Indian women’s hockey team goalkeeper Savita Punia is confident that they will qualify for their second consecutive Olympics. The women’s team will be up against the USA while the men’s team will take on Russia in their respective Tokyo Olympics qualifiers.
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newshockey2 years 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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newshockey2 years 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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newshockey2 years ago

India tour of Belgium | Mandeep Singh, Akashdeep Singh score to take India to 2-0 win

Mandeep Singh and Akashdeep Singh scored a goal apiece in the second half of the match to hand India an encouraging 2-0 win over Belgium, which was held in Antwerp on Thursday. After starting off their three-match series on a strong note, India would be playing their second match on September 28.
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