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newshockey3 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Hockey India names Rani Rampal as skipper of the women's team

Indian forward Rani Rampal has been appointed as the captain of the women's team for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, with goalkeeper Savita Punia and Dee[ Grace Ekka named as vice-captains respectively. The Indian eves will begin their Olympics campaign against the Netherlands on July 24.
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newshockey3 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Hockey India announces 16-member women's squad for the Games

Hockey India have announced the 16-member women's squad for the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics, which begins on July 23. As expected, star striker Rani Rampal will lead the charge, while experienced players like Navjot Kaur, Navneet Kaur and Savita Punia were also named in the list.
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featurehockey3 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Meet your Olympians - Indian Hockey Team (Men's and Women's)

Even though India are still the most successful men’s hockey team at the Olympics, with eight gold medals, they are yet to claim a podium finish since the 1980 Moscow Games. However, with a rejuvenated squad gearing up for the mega-event, this might be their best chance to end the trophy drought.
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newshockey3 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian women's hockey team have healthy mix of experience and youth, states Lilima Minz

Indian women's hockey team star Lilima Minz feels that the team have the right mix of experienced and young players who have played many international matches so far. The Rani Rampal-led Indian side will kick-off their 2021 Tokyo Olympics campaign against the Netherlands on July 24.
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newshockey5 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian women's hockey team must aim for top-four finish in Tokyo, asserts Vausdevan Baskaran

Hockey legend Vasudevan Baskaran feels that the Indian women’s team should be focused on finishing in the top four at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. The Indian eves have developed leaps and bounds since their outing at the 2016 Rio Games, with them aiming for no less than a podium finish.
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newshockey5 months ago

Seven members of the Indian women's hockey team test positive for COVID-19

Seven members of the Indian women’s hockey team, including two support staff, tested positive for Covid-19, on Monday, in Bengaluru, where they were supposed to start a national camp ahead of the 2021 Tokyo Games. The Indian eves will begin their Olympic campaign against the Netherlands on July 24
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newshockey6 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Core Indian hockey players to get allowance from TOPS until Games

The top-notch stars of both the Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams would be granted a monthly allowance of Rs 50,000 by the TOPS (Target Olympic Podium Scheme) till the Tokyo Games, later this year. This is the first time that the women’s hockey team core group would benefit from the scheme.
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newshockey7 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian women's hockey team all set for Germany tour

Indian women’s hockey team is set to tour Germany to play four matches against their national team in Dusseldorf. The Rani Rampal led Indian side will get an opportunity to play against one of the title contenders at the 2021 Olympic Games, with the first match to be played on February 27
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newshockeya year 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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newshockeya year 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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