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newshockey2 years ago

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup | India settles for a silver after going down to Korea in shootout

After a 1-1 draw in regulation time, Korea defeated India 4-2 in the shootout to win the 28th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament in Ipoh, Malaysia. India had an early lead in the first quarter with Simranjeet Singh scoring for the Manpreet Singh-led side in the ninth minute of the match.
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newshockey2 years ago

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup | India thrash Poland by 10 goals in their last league encounter

The Indian men’s hockey team has defeated Poland by 10-0 goals to end their league stage at the ongoing Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. Varun Kumar and Mandeep Singh scored a brace while Vivek Prasad, Sumit Kumar, Surender Kumar, Simranjeet Singh, Nilakanta Sharma and Amit Rohidas scored one each today.
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newshockey2 years ago

We’ve tried improving as a unit, says Mandeep Singh

India hockey skipper Mandeep Singh has stated that the team has worked collectively towards making more circle penetrations, getting more shots on target and regaining possession quickly. He also said that the side has learnt a lot from their 1-1 draw against Korea and are minimizing errors.
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newshockey2 years ago

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup | India thrash Canada by 7-3 goals to top the pool standings

India has now moved to the top of the table in the ongoing Sultan Azlan Shah Cup after defeating Canada by a huge margin of 7-3 goals in Ipoh, Malaysia. India is unbeaten in the tournament so far with three wins and one draw from the four matches that they have played in the tournament.
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newshockey2 years ago

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup | India register 4-2 win against hosts Malaysia on Day 3

India defeated hosts Malaysia by a margin of two goals in their third game of the ongoing Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament in Ipoh. Sumit and Sumit Kumar scored for India in the first half while Varun Kumar and Mandeep Singh found the back of the net in the second one to help India win.
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newshockey2 years ago

Reports | Three Indian applicants don’t have required qualification for national coach

According to a report in Hindustan Times, the three Indians who have applied for the post of the hockey coach of the men’s team don’t have required qualification for it. As per the eligibility criteria of Hockey India, a national team coach should have at least level 3 qualification.
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newshockey2 years ago

Did not capture key moments in World Cup, says Manpreet Singh

Manpreet Singh has admitted that India were unable to capture the decisive moments in the World Cup where they were knocked out in the quarter-finals last year. The skipper also put some blame on their luck for the result going against them and claimed that each player in the squad gave his best.
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newshockey2 years ago

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup | India, Korea split points after 1-1 stalemate

The second game of the Indian men’s hockey team in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup ended in a 1-1 draw as South Korea managed to convert a penalty corner in the last minute of the match. Earlier in the game, Mandeep Singh had opened the scoring for India through a field goal in the 28th minute.
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newshockey2 years ago

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup | Varun Kumar, Simranjeet Singh help India win 2-0 against Japan

The Indian men’s hockey team have got off to a winning start at the ongoing Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Ipoh as they defeated Japan by 2-0 goals. Varun Kumar scored the first goal in the second quarter of the game while Simranjeet Singh scored a field goal to double the lead in the final quarter.
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newshockey3 years ago

Reports | Graham Reid could be appointed India men's hockey coach

Recent reports suggest that former Australia hockey player Graham Reid is in line to be appointed as the head coach of the Indian Hockey team in the coming weeks. The national team is currently without a coach after Harendra Singh was sacked following India's exit in the World Cup at home last year.
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