newshockeya month ago

Time to put in everything for Olympic Games preparation, says Rupinder Pal Singh

After a successful run in the Olympic qualifiers, Rupinder Pal Singh, India men's hockey team’s drag-flicker, on Thursday pitched for greater efforts in preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. According to the drag-flicker, next year’s FIH Pro League will help India prepare for the Olympics.
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newshockeya month ago

Really disappointing for Varun Kumar, regrets Graham Reid

Indian hockey team will be without the services of Varun Kumar in their Olympic qualifiers against Russia and head coach Graham Reid has expressed his disappointment over the youngster not being able to showcase his talent. Varun injured his shoulder and right bicep in training earlier this week.
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newshockeya month ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | Feels good to be back for major tournament, says Rupinder Pal Singh

Indian defender Rupinder Pal Singh has expressed that he is feeling good to get back into the Indian men’s team for the FIH Olympic Qualifier matches which will be played next month. Rupinder also talked about the tough times when he was dropped and the advantage of juniors doing well for the team.
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newshockey2 months ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | Team India mentally prepared for Russian challenge, believes VR Raghunath

VR Raghunath believes that the Indian men’s hockey team is mentally prepared for the FIH Olympic Qualifier matches which will be played against Russia next month. Raghunath heaped praise on the drag-flickers in the 18-man Indian squad and also talked about the benefits of playing FIH Pro League.
Chiranjibi Pati
newshockey2 months ago

Birendra Lakra, Kothajit Singh axed from Olympic Qualifiers clash

The new Indian hockey men’s team announced saw names like Birendra Lakra and Kothajit Singh being axed from the list while Rupinder Pal Singh was taken back as India are preparing to take on Russia for the Olympic Qualifiers on November 1-2. The women’s team announced has remained unchanged.
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newshockey2 months ago

Graham Reid follows Ric Charlesworth’s approach, believes Rupinder Pal Singh

Rupinder Pal Singh is of the opinion that Graham Reid follows the coaching approach of Australian hockey coach Ric Charlesworth who was also the technical advisor of Hockey India. Rupinder also spoke about the positives from the Belgium tour where the Indian team didn’t lose a single game.
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newshockey3 months ago

33-player probables list announced by Hockey India for National Senior Men’s Coaching Camp

Hockey India has announced the 33 names that will be taking part in the national coaching camp scheduled to take place next month ahead of their tour to Belgium followed by the Olympics Qualifiers. Graham Reid stated it will be important to prepare well before entering a crucial phase of the season.
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featurehockey6 months ago

FIH Series Finals | India is stepping in the right way, opines Vickram Kanth

Former India international Vickram Kanth is of the opinion that the Indian hockey team is stepping in the right direction with a good mix of a lot of youngsters and a handful of seniors in the side. Kanth also stated that new chief coach Graham Reid has to quickly get into the Indian set-up.
Chiranjibi Pati
newshockey6 months ago

FIH Series Finals | India shouldn’t take their matches loosely, asserts Lazarus Barla

Former Olympian Lazarus Barla has stated that the Indian hockey team should not take the matches in the FIH Series Finals lightly. The former defender also said that the Hockey India has selected the best available team for the tournament which will be the first step for the Olympic qualification.
Chiranjibi Pati
newshockey7 months ago

32 players to join National Camp in Bhubaneswar ahead of FIH Series Finals

After the conclusion of the series in Australia, the Hockey India has announced a list of 32 players for the Senior National Camp at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar ahead of the FIH Series Finals at the same venue. The camp, under the guidance of chief coach Graham Reid, will begin from Monday.
Press Release