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newshockey3 months 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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newshockeya year 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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featurehockeya year 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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newshockeya year 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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newshockeya year 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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newshockeya year 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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newshockeya year 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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newshockeya year 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 year ago

33-player probables list announced by Hockey India for National Senior Men’s Coaching Camp

Hockey India has announced the 33 names that will be taking part in the national coaching camp scheduled to take place next month ahead of their tour to Belgium followed by the Olympics Qualifiers. Graham Reid stated it will be important to prepare well before entering a crucial phase of the season.
Press Release
newshockeya year 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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