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newshockey5 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.
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newshockey5 months ago

Whole team will keep close eye on crunch Olympic qualifiers, says SV Sunil

While the Indian men’s hockey team is preparing for their Olympic qualifiers against Russia on November 1 and 2, vice-captain SV Sunil has said that the team will keep a close eye on the qualifying matches which begin this weekend. Pakistan will take on the Netherlands while Spain hosts France.
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featurehockey6 months ago

FIH Olympic Qualifiers | Playing against lower-ranked team is not about them, it’s about us, believes PR Sreejesh

Ahead of India’s FIH Olympic Qualifier matches against Russia, PR Sreejesh has mentioned that the matches are important for India as they are facing a lower-ranked team and the Olympics qualification is at stake. Sreejesh also explained about Krishan Bahadur Pathak’s performance in the post.
Chiranjibi Pati
newshockey6 months ago

Harmanpreet Singh scores twice as India Men's Hockey Team beat Spain 5-1

Harmanpreet Singh scored a couple of goals as India overhauled Spain by a margin of 5-1 for the second time in two days. After conceding a goal in the third minute of the game, the Indian team bounced back just two minutes later with Akashdeep Singh opening the account for them.
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newshockey8 months ago

Harmanpreet Singh to lead 18-member Indian hockey team for Olympic Test Event

Harmanpreet Singh will be leading the 18-member Indian men’s hockey team for the upcoming Olympic Test Event which will be played in August in Japan. Ashis Topno and Shamsher Singh have earned place in the senior Indian team for the first time while SV Sunil has also made a comeback.
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newshockeya year ago

Indian hockey strikers take help from Keiran Govers ahead of Olympic qualifiers

Former Australian forward Keiran Govers has joined the Indian hockey men’s national camp in Bengaluru to help their strikers prepare for the 2020 Olympic Qualifiers. He will work closely with the likes of Akashdeep Singh, Ramandeep Singh, SV Sunil, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Mandeep Singh, and more.
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newshockeya year ago

18-member Indian Men’s Hockey squad announced for 28th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Hockey India announced the 18-member Indian Men’s Hockey Team for 28th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019 and Manpreet Singh would be leading the side with Surender Kumar as vice-captain. India would be missing numerous big names like SV Sunil, Lalit Upadhyay, Harmanpreet Singh, and more.
Press Release
newshockeya year ago

Hockey India selects 34 players for senior men’s national camp

Hockey India has named 34 players ahead of the preparation camp for the 28th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup to be played in March. The players will report at Sports Authority of India (SAI)’s Bengaluru centre on February 18 for the camp ahead of the prestigious tournament to be held in Malaysia. 
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newshockeya year ago

After sacking, Harendra Singh blasts Hockey India's interfernce in team selection

In a letter to SAI, Harendra Singh has lashed out at the senior officials of Hockey India and revealed that he was asked to remove the names of Rupinderpal Singh, SV Sunil, and Birendra Lakra from the World Cup squad. India suffered a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Netherlands in the quarter-finals.
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newshockeya year ago

Hockey | Now is the most crucial time before the World Cup, says Harendra Singh

Indian hockey coach Harendra Singh has stated that it is the most critical time for the Indian team and support staff before the World Cup as they start to work on the areas of weaknesses in the team. Recently, Indian team was declared joint winners of the Asian Champions Trophy along with Pakistan.
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