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newshockey2 months ago

Twitter reacts as Indian women’s hockey team create history, reach semi-final at Tokyo Olympics

The Indian women’s hockey team created history by defeating gold medal contenders Australia 1-0 to reach the semi-finals at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Gurjit Kaur scored the only goal in the 22nd minute of the game, while India defended with all their strength to bring up a famous victory.
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newshockey2 years ago

FIH Hockey Pro League | Kookaburras claim thrilling victory against India in Bhubaneswar

Australia’s men have moved up to third place in the FIH Hockey Pro League thanks to a thrilling 4-3 victory over hosts India at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Friday. The two teams will meet again in same venue on February 22 with Australia needing a win to climb above the Netherlands.
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newshockey2 years ago

Looking forward to playing India away from home, says Aran Zalewski

Australian hockey captain Aran Zalewski has revealed that playing India away from home in an important Olympic year will help his side prepare and improve with Australia on a great run of form. They've bounced back from two defeats with two wins over Great Britain in the FIH Hockey Pro League.
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newshockey2 years ago

Pro League will help us work out our Olympic squad, says Graham Reid

India hockey team chief coach Graham Reid believes taking part in the FIH Pro League, where he will have 32-33 player squad will help him try out different combinations and finalise his Olympic squad. India came out 11-3 winners against Russia on aggregate in their Olympic qualifier matches.
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newshockey3 years ago

Hockey | India moves up the ladder to 5th in latest FIH rankings

The Indian men’s hockey team has recently jumped up one place to the fifth position in the latest men’s hockey world rankings issued by International Hockey Federation (FIH). India has achieved this by virtue of its second consecutive runner-up finish at the Champions Trophy in Breda, Netherlands.
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newshockey3 years ago

We decided that time for blame games was over and concentrated on delivering, says Harendra Singh

India men's hockey coach Harendra Singh revealed that the team had decided to stop blaming others for their failures and concentrated on delivering results. Singh stated that he was satisfied with the team's performance asserting that there was hunger in players to settle for nothing but gold.
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newshockey4 years ago

Azlan Shah Cup: Australia beat India by 4-2 in India’s second loss of the tournament

It is two losses in two for the Indians in the Azlan Shah Cup after they followed up their loss against Argentina with a 4-2 loss to the Aussies today. The Indians face an uphill battle to qualify as they need to win their next two games against Ireland and Malaysia.
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newshockey4 years ago

Hockey World Cup : India clubbed with Belgium,Canada and South Africa in Pool C

India has been handed a favorable draw for the 2018 Hockey World Cup as they are clubbed with Belgium, Canada, and South Africa in Pool C of the competition. The group and the knockout stages are set to begin from November 28 and December 9 respectively, while the final scheduled for December 16.
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newshockey4 years ago

Hockey World League Final: India to face Australia in the opener

India has been handed a tough draw in the Hockey World League Finals and will face current world champions Australia in the first match at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneshwar. India will also face the reigning Olympic bronze medallist Germany and England in the other two matches.
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newshockey5 years ago

Champions trophy medal is huge confidence-booster ahead of Olympics : PR Sreejesh

They did lose the final in a controversial shootout to World champions Australia, but PR Sreejesh said the silver medal was huge in the Indian team's road to Rio. Nothing much separated the two teams on the night even as India made history by reaching the final of the trophy–a first in 38 years.
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