newshockey13 days 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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newshockey2 months 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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newshockey2 months 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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newshockey2 months 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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newshockey3 months 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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reporthockey3 months 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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reporthockey3 months 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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reporthockey3 months ago

Asian Champions trophy | India held to draw by feisty Koreans

India were held to a 1-1 draw in their second match of the Asian Champions Trophy today by South Korea. Korea surged ahead with the first goal in the 11th minute despite India’s domination,but the Blues equalized early in the second half through Lalit Upadhyay to enforce a draw.
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newshockey3 months ago

Sardar Singh unlikely to return as skipper, says hockey team's strategic coach

Indian hockey team’s strategic coach Roger van Gent  has hinted that midfielder Sardar Singh is unlikely to return as skipper after PR Sreejesh was retained as captain for the upcoming Asian Champions Trophy in Malaysia. van Gent also spoke of  SV Sunil as captain material.
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newshockey4 months ago

Sreejesh asks forwards to pull up their socks at Asian Champions hockey

PR Sreejesh has asked the forward line to pull up their socks at the fourth Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament to be held in Kuantan, Malaysia, from Oct 20. “Some work needs to be done to bolster our forward line. It has not been at our best,” the skipper said.
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