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featurehockey11 days ago

Diary of a loyal Indian sports fan - Chak De, India

Sometimes as sports journalists we tend to forget, why we entered this field; after working all these years, that love for sports waned, and the rat race for numbers took over. So this diary is an attempt to rekindle that love and talk about what's good, bad, and ugly in Indian sport.
Madhav Agarwal
newshockey7 months ago

Women's Asian Champions Trophy | Savita named skipper in absence of Rani Rampal

Regular skipper Rani Rampal has been rested while goalkeeper Savita has been given leadership duties for the upcoming Women's Asian Champions Trophy, scheduled to be held between December 5-12. The team will be playing against China, Korea, Japan, Thailand and Malaysia in single-pool tournament.
SportsCafe Desk
newshockey9 months ago

Will play till my teammates don't kick me out of the team, says hockey goalkeeper PR Sreejesh

After a stupendous performance by the hockey teams in the Tokyo Olympics, the road has only gotten tougher for the 2024 Paris Games, with all the expectations. PR Sreejesh, who was one of the pillars of the team during Olympics, feels that he can make it to next Games and has motivation to do so.
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newshockey9 months ago

Madhya Pradesh government to award 31 lakh each to Indian women's hockey team players

The Madhya Pradesh government will be handing over a cash prize of INR 31 lakh each to the players of the women’s hockey team that finished fourth at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The eves narrowly lost out on an Olympic medal after losing 3-4 to Great Britain in the bronze medal match, last month.
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newshockeya year 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.
Press Release
newshockeya year 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.
Press Release
featurehockeya year 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.
sounak mullick
newshockeya year 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.
Press Release
newshockeya year 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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newshockeya year 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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