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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 (21 February). The Kookaburras were at their imperious best in the first, second, and third quarters, dominating the home...
The outbreak of the deadly Corona virus has forced the Indian women's hockey team to cancel its tour of China, leaving the federation with the difficult task of finding an opponent to compete with as part of its preparation for the Olympics. The Indian women's team was scheduled to travel...
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Indian men's hockey team stunned world champions Belgium with a 2-1 victory in their FIH Pro League match here on Saturday. Mandeep Singh scored a field goal in the second minute of the match before Gauthier Boccard equalised for world number one Belgium in the 33rd minute with a powerful...
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Indian women''s team captain Rani Rampal on Thursday became the first-ever hockey player world-wide to win the prestigious ''World Games Athlete of the Year'' award. The World Games announced the winner on Thursday after 20 days of polling by sports fans world-wide. "Indian hockey superstar Rani is The World Games Athlete...
Indian women's hockey team defender Sunita Lakra, who was part of the 2018 Asian Games silver-winning side, on Thursday announced her international retirement, citing a knee injury which would require another surgery. The 28-year-old said the nagging injury has come in the way of her dream to be a part...
National men's hockey team captain Manpreet Singh believes India has the capability of reaching the final of the Tokyo Olympics, provided a sense of discipline and consistency is maintained in the run-up to the quadrennial extravaganza. Leaving behind a disappointing 2018 where India crashed out in the quarterfinals of the...
Two other Indian players, Vivek Prasad and Lalremsiami, were also nominated for the men’s and women’s FIH Rising Star of the Year Award, respectively.
Two other Indian players, Vivek Prasad and Lalremsiami, were also nominated for the men’s and women’s FIH Rising Star of the Year Award, respectively. The 27-year-old Manpreet, a veteran of 242 international caps, led the Indian team to a Tokyo Olympics berth this year. He is the midfield pivot of...
The FIH (Fédération Internationale de Hockey) certified hockey field is designed to host top-level hockey matches in Hyderabad Hyderabad Railway Sports Complex (RSC), Secunderabad, one of the biggest integrated sports facilities in the country, got a shot in the arm with a new state-of-the-art world-class synthetic astroturf hockey stadium which...
Indian women's hockey team took giant leap towards Olympic qualification with a near-flawless performance to hammer USA 5-1 in the first-leg of the two-match FIH Qualifier here on Friday. It was expected to be a tricky tie for the hosts but the women punched above their weight to simply demolish...
Eight-time winners India qualified for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after thrashing Russia 7-1 (11-3 on aggregate) in the second game of the two-legged FIH Qualifiers for men here on Saturday. The men's team booked their tickets after the women defeated USA 6-5 on aggregate to qualify for the sporting extravaganza. The...
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Over the past four years, the Indian women's hockey teams has been on the rise, their momentum pushing them into the top ten in the world. From a 13th placing in January 2016, to their current position of 9th and even recently, losing only 2 games out of their last...
With just a couple of days remaining for the all-important FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers to be held in Bhubaneswar, Odisha on 1st and 2nd November, the Indian Women’s team is all set for the best of two matches showdown against the formidable USA. This is the first international tournament the...
Graham Reid, Chief Coach of the Indian men's hockey team is upbeat ahead of India's Olympic Qualifier and wants his players to play at the highest level while tackling Russia when they meet on 1st and 2nd November in India's Hockey Mecca - Odisha. The Indian men's team are coming...
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The Hockey Indian women's team are all set to play against the USA women's hockey team in India's hockey mecca - Odisha on November 1 and 2 for a berth in next year's Tokyo Olympics. While India have qualified for this round after claiming the title victory at the FIH...
New Delhi, Oct 24 (PTI) Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia inaugurated an AstroTurf hockey field at a government school in Jhilmil Colony in northeast Delhi on Thursday. The AstroTurf hockey ground has been checked for standards by the International Hockey Federation, officials said. "East Delhi kids used to go for private...

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