newshockey3 years ago

Coaching is not just about coaching, says Merzban Patel

Hockey coach Merzban Patel, who has been named for the prestigious Dronacharya Award, has said that the job of a coach is not just restricted to coaching and it includes the task of motivating youngsters. Patel has also added that he was not expecting to be conferred with the award so early.
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featurehockey4 years ago

Hockey World Cup | It is important to get good results in group stage, asserts Viren Rasquinha

Viren Rasquinha has stated that the Indian team needs to get good results from the matches in the pool stage so that they can get a better draw in the later stages of the World Cup. The former captain mentioned that the team for the tournament has been selected as per the fitness and recent form.
Chiranjibi Pati
newshockey4 years ago

Newly Refurbished Kalinga stadium to host an exhibition game between hockey stars

An exhibition match between hockey legends Dhanraj Pillay and Dilip Tirkey’s sides will be played on October 10 to mark the inauguration of the newly-refurbished Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. The teams comprise a mix of past and present players of the national team.
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newshockey7 years ago

Expecting Indian hockey team to win medal at Rio Olympics is unrealistic, says Viren Rasquinha

Former Indian international Viren Rasquinha on Thursday said that expecting the Indian hockey team to win a medal at Rio Olympics is unrealistic. Rasquinha, who was named as one of the commentators for Star Sports’ Olympic coverage, said that India should aim to qualify for the quarters.
Arun S Kaimal