reporthockey7 months ago

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2017: Tough Aussies too hard for India to beat

The Australian side came from behind to register a 3-1 victory over India after Harmanpreet Singh put India in front. PR Sreejesh's absence at the goal was utilised by the Australian side to the fullest as they hit 3 goals past replacement goalie Akash Chikte to register their 2nd win in the Cup.
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newshockey7 months ago

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2017| Indian men overcome Kiwis with ease

India had squandered their lead against the Great Britain yesterday, but today they kept the New Zealand side at bay in some style. India took a 2-0 lead by half-time and romped home to a 3-0 victory over the Kiwis thanks to goals from Mandeep Singh and Harmanpreet Singh.
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newshockeya year ago

Sreejesh credits team for Padma Shri recognition

Indian hockey captain PR Sreejesh has credited the team for his Padma Shri nomination. The ace goalkeeper said the honour would not have come his way but for teamwork that formed the bedrock of Indian hockey’s success in recent years.
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newshockeya year ago

PR Sreejesh becomes member of FIH Athletes' Committee

Indian men's hockey team captain PR Sreejesh on Wednesday became a member of FIH Athletes' Committee which helps international players voice their concerns to the federation. The team of eight will also play a key role in addressing issues such as anti-doping, betting and match-fixing in hockey.
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newshockeya year ago

PR Sreejesh to mentor Indian colts goalkeepers at Junior Hockey World Cup

Senior India skipper and goalkeeper PR Sreejesh will mentor the Indian colts goalkeepers at the Junior (under-21) Hockey World Cup which kicks off in Lucknow today (Dec 8). Sreejesh takes over from Dave Staniforth who returns home to South Africa after holding a three-week camp.
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newshockeya year ago

PR Sreejesh nominated for 2016 FIH Best Goalkeeper of the Year award

Indian Men’s Hockey Skipper PR Sreejesh and star defender Harmanpreet Singh have been nominated for the 2016 Goalkeeper of the Year award and 2016 men’s Rising Star of the Year respectively. The name of the winners will be announced in January next year.
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newshockeya year ago

India announce squad for Four-Nation Tournament in Australia; Raghunath to lead

After winning the Asian Champions Trophy in Malaysia by beating arch-rivals Pakistan in the final, the Indian hockey team will head to Australia for a Four-Nation Tournament starting November 23. Drag flicker VR Raghunath will lead the side following an injury to skipper PR Sreejesh.
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newshockeya year ago

Hockey skipper Sreejesh slams airline over excess baggage charges

Indian men’s hockey captain PR Sreejesh has slammed Air Asia for charging him Rs 1500 as excess baggage for his kit which he claimed weighed less than the permissible limit. A goalkeeper’s equipment is heavier than others as it includes additional protective gear.
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reporthockeya year ago

India defeat Pakistan for perfect Diwali gift - Asia Champions trophy

India defeated arch-rivals and defending champions Pakistan in a thrilling final today by 3-2 to lift the Asia Champions trophy. Rupinder Pal and Affan Youssuf gave India a 2-0 lead, but it needed a Nikkin Thimmaiah goal with 8 minutes to go after Pakistan managed to draw par in the third quarter.
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reporthockeya year ago

Asian Champions Trophy | India prepare to face off Pakistan

Defending Champs India will face arch-rivals Pakistan in their third match at the Asian Champions Trophy on Sunday. There is a palpable tension in the buildup to the clash between the two warring nations after the attacks across the Line of Control despite attempts to cool it down.
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