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newshockey2 months ago

Implementing proper structure main reason behind team's success, claims goalkeeper Savita

Indian women’s hockey team goalkeeper Savita has stated that the implementation of a good structure by Hockey India has been one of the main reasons behind their success in the recent past. The eves earned back to back qualifications in the 2016 and 2020 Olympic Games respectively.
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newshockey3 months ago

Never realised Olympics were so important during 2008 Beijing qualifiers, reveals Rani Rampal

Indian women’s hockey team captain Rani Rampal recalled how she did not realise the importance of the Olympics after failing to qualify for the 2008 Beijing Games. The hockey star guided India to the 2016 Rio Olympics, the first appearance in the event since the Moscow edition, back in 1980.
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newshockey3 months ago

Olympic postponement was disheartening but it also had a positive side, claims Rani Rampal

Indian women’s team skipper stated that the postponement of the Olympics was very disheartening, even though of the flip side, the team got an extra year to prepare them for the mega event. This will be India’s fourth appearance at the Games, after the 1980 Moscow Games and the 2016 Rio Olympics.
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newshockey10 months ago

Good to start season against tough teams, says Rani

Indian women's hockey team captain Rani has revealed that it's good for them to start their season against tougher teams as they set off for their first tour of the season. They'll face New Zealand's development squad, the New Zealand national team and then Great Britan's national team.
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newshockeya year ago

Hockey India names 20-member Indian Women's Team for New Zealand

Hockey India has named a 20-member Indian Women's Hockey Team for the New Zealand Tour to begin on 25 January. The Team will be led by Rani Rampal and Vice Captained by Savita and also included the likes of Rajini Etimarpu, Deep Grace Ekka, Gurjit Kaur, Reena Khokhar, Salima Tete, Sushila Chanu.
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newshockeya year ago

We will give our best in Tokyo, asserts India women’s hockey skipper Rani Rampal

India women’s hockey skipper Rani Rampal credited her team for the achievement of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics and said her team will give their best at the mega event next year. Rampal scored in the 49th minute of the second leg which turned out to be India’s ticket to Tokyo.
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featurehockeya year ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | Deep Grace Ekka targets Olympic qualification in home conditions

Senior defender of the Indian women’s hockey team Deep Grace Ekka has a target of taking her team in the Tokyo Olympics via the FIH Olympic Qualifiers in Bhubaneswar. Ekka has expressed her excitement of playing in front of an energetic and passionate hockey crowd at her home venue.
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newshockeya year ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | Kathleen Sharkey excited to play in India for first time

Ahead of the FIH Olympic Qualifiers matches against India, USA women’s hockey team’s skipper Kathleen Sharkey has expressed his excitement to play in India for the first time.  The USA women will take on Rani Rampal and co. in the two games at the Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar next month.
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featurehockeya year ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | More PC conversion chances have made me more confident, says Gurjit Kaur

Indian women’s hockey team player Gurjit Kaur has said that the opportunities to take penalty corners for the senior team have made her more confident with the drag-flicks. Gurjit is eager to take on the USA team when the Indian women will play their FIH Olympic Qualifiers game next month.
Chiranjibi Pati
newshockeya year ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | Teamwork and home support will help us against USA, says Rani Rampal

Indian women’s hockey team skipper Rani Rampal has praised the consistency in team selection which she believes helps the team members understand each other better on and off the field. Rani said that the support that the Bhubaneswar crowd will provide is going to be a huge boost for her side.
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