reporthockey4 days ago

Olympic Test Event | Gurjit Kaur’s brace helps India beat Japan 2-1

The Indian women’s team got off to a good start in the Olympic Test Event in Tokyo as they defeated hosts Japan 2-1. The Rani Rampal-led side will now take on world no. 2 Australia in their second game of the tournament on Sunday at the Oi Hockey Stadium in Japan’s capital city.
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newshockey8 days ago

Olympic Test Event | It’s an opportunity for youngsters to shine, says Harmanpreet Singh

Harmanpreet Singh has stated that the upcoming Olympic Test Event in Japan is going to be a good chance for the young Indian players to perform as they will be closely watched ahead of the Olympic Qualifiers. He has also said that playing in Japan will help them understand the conditions as well.
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newshockeya month ago

Hockey India announces women’s team for Olympic Test Event

Hockey India has named the 18-member Indian women’s team for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics 2020 Test Event which will be held in August. The Indian side will be led by Rani Rampal and Savita Punia has been appointed as her deputy for the tournament which will be played in Tokyo, Japan.
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newshockey2 months ago

Indian women’s hockey team slip to 10th place on FIH Rankings, Men’s team stay at fifth

The Indian women’s hockey team has fallen one place and are currently at the 10th position in the latest FIH Rankings. On the other hand, the men are unchanged at the fifth place after winning the FIH Series Finals and booking a place in the FIH Olympic Qualifiers to be held later this year.
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newshockey2 months ago

Possibility of playing at home during Olympic qualifiers is very high, believes Sjoerd Marijne

Sjoerd Marijne is of the belief that there is a high chance of the Indian women playing their FIH Olympic Qualifiers and said that it will be an advantage for the team. India finished winners at the FIH Women’s Series Finals and qualified for the final round of Olympic qualifications.
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newshockey2 months ago

FIH Women’s Series Finals | Rani Rampal praises team's aggressive approach and scientific methods

India women’s hockey captain Rani Rampal has heaped praise on coach Sjoerd Marijne’s aggressive approach after FIH Series Finals win and credited Scientific Advisor Wayne Lombard’s systematic training methods. She also hailed Gurjit Kaur’s massive improvement as a drag flicker in the side.
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newshockey2 months ago

FIH Women’s Series Finals | India defended very well in final, says Sjoerd Marijne

Indian women’s hockey team head coach, Sjoerd Marijne, has stated that the team defended very well in the final game of the tournament which they won by a score of 3-1 against Japan. Marijne also heaped praise on drag-flicker Gurjit Kaur who scored 11 goals at the FIH event in Hiroshima.
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reporthockey2 months ago

FIH Women’s Series Finals | Gurjit Kaur brace helps India beat Japan 3-1 in final

India have beaten Japan by 3-1 goals in the final of the FIH Women’s Series Finals in Hiroshima on Sunday. Gurjit Kaur scored twice after skipper Rani Rampal had found the back of the net in the first half as the Indians emerged champions by beating the hosts in the thrilling summit clash.
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reporthockey2 months ago

FIH Women’s Series Finals | India qualify for final after beating Chile by 4-2 goals

India have made it to the final of the ongoing FIH Women’s Series Finals in Hiroshima, Japan by getting the better of Chile by 4-2 goals. With this win, the Indian women have also qualified for the FIH Olympic Qualifiers, the qualifying tournament for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics in 2020.
Press Release
newshockey2 months ago

FIH Women's Series Finals | India can’t underestimate its opponents, says Rani Rampal

Ahead of the semi-final game against Chile in the ongoing FIH Women’s Series Finals, Rani Rampal has stated that India can’t underestimate the opponents. Rani also said that the team is well aware of the threat that Chile carry and will want to be at the top of the game from the start of the game.
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