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Hockey: Indian women draw 1-1 with Spain

Hockey: Indian women draw 1-1 with Spain

Gurjit Kaur (43′) scored her second goal of the tournament while Maria Tost (49′) scored for Spain. After going down 2-3 to Spain in their opening match on Saturday, the Indian team put up a spirited performance in a high-voltage second encounter here. While the first quarter ended in a[Read More…]

Hockey World Cup embraces international delicacies

Hockey World Cup 2018 embraces international delicacies

If the news of India hosting Men’s Hockey World Cup 2018 wasn’t enough, the fans now have another reason to look forward to the quadrennial tournament. A food festival is set to be organized to serve some of the top dishes from across the globe. The International Food Festival will be[Read More…]

Hockey India announce World Cup squad

New Delhi: Hockey India on Thursday named the 18-member Indian squad for the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018 which is scheduled to begin on November 28 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhuvaneshwar. The team will be led by Manpreet Singh while the vice-captain is Chinglensana Singh Kangujam. The Indian[Read More…]

Manpreet Singh to lead India in hockey Asian Champions Trophy

Manpreet Singh to lead India in hockey Asian Champions Trophy

New Delhi: Rising midfielder Manpreet Singh on Wednesday replaced veteran goalkeeper P.R.Sreejesh as the skipper of the Indian hockey team for the Asian Champions Trophy in Muscat, starting October 18. Hockey India on Wednesday named the 18-member team for the tournament, the first since the retirement of former skipper Sardar[Read More…]

Roelant Oltmans sacked as India hockey coach

Roelant Oltmans sacked as India hockey coach

Indian hockey team’s head coach, Roelant Oltmans, was sacked on Saturday following a three-day meeting of the Hockey India High Performance and Development Committee. Over 24 members attended the meeting, including Harbinder Singh, B.P Govinda, V. Baskaran, Thoiba Singh, Dr. A.B. Subbaiah, Dr. R.P Singh, Joydeep Kaur, Sardar Singh, P.R[Read More…]

Indian women’s hockey team beat Uruguay 4-2

Indian Women Hockey team started their Women’s World League campaign on a winning note defeating Uruguay 4-2 in the penalty shootout. Both the ends were at equal score 2-2 at the end of the regulation play time when Rani, Monika, Deepika and Navjot Kaur took a lead on scoring in a[Read More…]

Rio Olympics: Recap of Indian performances on Day 8

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the Indian contingent participating in the Rio Olympics, saying the country is proud of their “endurance, determination and dedication”. Taking to Twitter on Saturday, he added that victory and setbacks are a part of life. “I urge all athletes who have their games remaining to[Read More…]

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