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Germany thrash India 5-0 in first women's hockey match
Dusseldorf, Feb 27 (IANS) World No.3 Germany side thrashed world No.9 Indian women's hockey team 5-0 in the first match of the four-match series here on Saturday.
2021-02-27
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Hockey
Indian team excited to play Germany: Men's hockey captain Sreejesh
Krefeld (Germany), Feb 27 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team, ranked No.4 in the world, is ready to face world No.6 Germany in the first of the four-match tour of Europe beginning here on Sunday, said an upbeat captain PR Sreejesh.
2021-02-27
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Hockey
Germany tour will be test of skills, fitness: Rani
Dusseldorf (Germany), Feb 26 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team's fitness and skills will be tested during their tour of Germany and will be valuable match practice in the run-up to the Tokyo Olympics, said captain Rani Rampal. The team is set to face world No.3 Germany in four matches starting on Saturday.
2021-02-26
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Hockey
Domestic hockey tournaments to be held from March
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Domestic hockey competitions in India will start with the women's sub junior national championship which will be held in Simdega, Jharkhand from March 10 to March 18, 2021, Hockey India said on Thursday.
2021-02-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Forward Lalrindiki aims to break into senior woman hockey team
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) Having earned close to four years of experience with the junior India women's setup, forward Lalrindiki now has her eyes on breaking into the senior team and realising her dream of playing in the Olympics. Football star Cristiano Ronaldo was her role model growing up in Hnahthial, Mizoram.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Savita and Rajani help me with my game: Goalkeeper Bichu
Bengaluru, Feb 23 (IANS) Goalkeeper Bichu Devi Kharibam's career has been on the rise since she made her breakthrough with eye-catching display at the 2018 Youth Olympics, a tournament where India clinched a historic silver medal. In the following year, she was named goalkeeper of the tournament in the four Nations Junior Women Invitational in Dublin and was fast-tracked to the senior squad.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Indian women's hockey team leaves for Germany on Tuesday
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) After their tour of Argentina where the Indian women's hockey team played a total of seven matches, the Rani-led squad is all set to travel to Germany to play four matches against their national squad as part of their preparations for the Tokyo Olympic Games.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Rupinderpal, Varun, Manpreet to miss hockey tour to Europe
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Seasoned defenders Rupinderpal Singh and Varun Kumar have been dropped from European tour of the national men's hockey team as they are going through rehabilitation, an official familiar with the development said on Sunday.
2021-02-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
India men's hockey team to travel to Europe on Sunday
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) A year after it last played an international match, the Indian men's hockey team will travel to Europe for a 17-day tour to play two matches each against Germany and Britain.
2021-02-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Jr hockey defender Gagandeep eyeing cut for sr women's national team
Bengaluru, Feb 19 (IANS) India junior women's hockey team defender Gagandeep Kaur is aiming to make the cut for the senior national team before she finishes her stint with juniors this year.
2021-02-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Working hard to be part of team for Olympics, says Dilpreet Singh
Bengaluru, Feb 15 (IANS) Indian hockey forward Dilpreet Singh, who has been training at the Sports Authority of India (SAI), Centre here as part of the men's senior core probable group, is eyeing to make the cut in the final 16 who will represent the country at the Tokyo Olympics, slated to begin in July.
2021-02-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
25 women players called up for hockey national camp
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Hockey India has named the 25-member core probable group for the senior women's national coaching camp as part of the team's preparations for the Tokyo Olympic Games.
2021-02-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
India colts begin training for junior Asia Cup hockey
Bengaluru, Feb 13 (IANS) : With their focus on the men's junior Asia Cup, India colts began training on Saturday following a week-long quarantine.
2021-02-13
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Proud to see talented hockey players emerging from Jharkhand, says Salima
Ranchi, Feb 12 (IANS) In 2018, Hockey Jharkhand defeated four-time champions Hockey Haryana to lift the Junior Women's National Championship (A Div) title, a marquee domestic fixture held in Bhopal. They repeated the feat in 2019, when they beat Hockey Haryana yet again in the final by 2-1 to defend their title.
2021-02-12
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Hockey
Strong defence line will be key to Indian hockey team's success: Surender Kumar
Bengaluru, Feb 11 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team defender Surender Kumar feels that a strong defence line will be the key for the side's chances of winning matches consistently in the upcoming months.
2021-02-11
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Our hard work paid off on Chile tour, says Sangita Kumari
Bengaluru, Feb 10 (IANS) Sangita Kumari was one of the top performers for the Indian junior women's hockey team in the recently-concluded Chile tour, where the team remained unbeaten.
2021-02-10
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Argentina tour was a good test for us before Olympics, says Gurjit Kaur
Amritsar, Feb 9 (IANS) Indian women's hockey team defender Gurjit Kaur believes the recent tour to Argentina, where they went toe-to-toe against the second ranked side in the FIH rankings, served as a good test for the team ahead of the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-02-09
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Hockey
We need to work more on converting opportunities in circle, says Sharmila
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) India women's team forward Sharmila Devi believes the experience of the Argentina tour will hold in good stead as the team prepares for the Tokyo Olympic Games re-scheduled to be held in July-August this year.
2021-02-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
FIH Pro League: Belgium beat Spain 2-0, open up 14-point lead
Valencia, Feb 6 (IANS) Belgium claimed a second FIH Hockey Pro League victory in two days over Spain, defeating the host nation 2-0 at the Estadio Betero to open up a 14-point lead at the top of the standings.
2021-02-06
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Hockey
Scoring five goals in Chile was special, says Beauty Dungdung
Ranchi, Feb 5 (IANS) Young hockey striker Beauty Dungdung had a sensational outing in Santiago, Chile where the Indian junior women's team remained unbeaten. The Jharkhand-born was the cynosure of India's attack as she scored a total of five goals in the six matches India played.
2021-02-05
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Hockey
AHF to organise another set of workshops for Hockey India officials
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) will conduct another set of online education workshops exclusively for the Hockey India coaches, umpires and technical officials next month. A group of 12-30 coaches, umpires and technical officials will be attending five AHF online education workshops.
2021-02-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Team shaping up very well for Olympics, says Mandeep Singh
Bengaluru, Feb 3 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team forward Mandeep Singh believes the side is gearing up well for the Tokyo Olympics, slated to begin in July this year.
2021-02-03
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
With little more change, we can definitely beat top teams: Rani
Buenos Aires, Feb 2 (IANS) Indian women's hockey team captain Rani believes the Argentina tour helped the side know the level at which they are, adding that they can beat top teams by bringing a "little more change" to their game.
2021-02-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Hockey
Hockey Pro League returns with Spain facing Belgium
Valencia (Spain), Feb 1 (IANS) The FIH Hockey Pro League returns this week with a double header between 2016 Rio Olympics silver medallists Belgium and world No.8 Spain. The matches will be held on February 5 and 6 at the Estadio Betero here.
2021-02-01
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Hockey
India women hold Argentina to 1-1 draw
Buenos Aires, Jan 31 (IANS) : The Indian women's hockey team put up a determined performance to end their campaign in Argentina with a 1-1 draw. Skipper Rani struck for India in the 35th minute while Emilia Forcherio scored for the home team through a penalty stroke.
2021-01-31
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Hockey
Former players undertake HI's Level 1 Coaching Course
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) A host of former Indian international players, which include AB Subbaiah (Arjuna Awardee), Sabu Varkey (Olympian), Davinder Kumar (1998 Senior World Cup), Virender Singh (1997 Junior World Cup Silver Medalist), Dipika Murty (2006 World Cup) and Deepika (Arjuna Awardee, Olympian), have enrolled for the Hockey India Coaching Education Pathway Level '1' Coaching Course 2021, Hockey India said in a statement.
2021-01-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
India women's hockey team suffer 0-2 loss against Argentina
Buenos Aires, Jan 29 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team suffered a 0-2 defeat against Argentina in their latest encounter. This was India's second match against the world number two ranked side after matches with the Argentina junior women's and their 'B' teams in the ongoing tour.
2021-01-29
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Hockey
Indian junior women's hockey team returns from Chile
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) India's junior women's hockey team returned home on Wednesday after a successful tour of Chile, remaining unbeaten. The team won five out of the six matches while one match ended in a draw.
2021-01-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Indian eves suffer 2-3 loss to Argentina
Buenos Aires, Jan 27 (IANS) Indian women's hockey team lost 2-3 to world number two Argentina in their latest encounter.
2021-01-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Hockey
Indian women's hockey team suffer 2-3 loss against Argentina 'B'
Buenos Aires, Jan 25 (IANS) India women's hockey team suffered a hard-fought 2-3 defeat against dominant Argentina 'B' in their latest encounter on the ongoing Argentina tour.
2021-01-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Hockey
India juniors beat Chile seniors 2-1 in last match of tour
Santiago (Chile), Jan 25 (IANS) The Indian junior women's hockey team defeated Chile senior women's team 2-1 in their sixth and last match here at the Prince of Wales Country Club.
2021-01-25
Category: International, Iraq,Sports,Hockey
India juniors beat Chile seniors 2-0 in women's hockey
Santiago (Chile), Jan 24 (IANS) Maintaining their unbeaten streak during the tour of Chile, the Indian junior women's hockey team defeated Chile senior women's team 2-0 in their latest encounter. The two goals for India came in the last quarter through Sangita Kumari (48') and Sushma Kumari (56').
2021-01-24
Category: International, Iraq,Sports,Hockey
India women's hockey team loses to Argentina 'B' side (Ld)
Buenos Aires, Jan 23 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team conceded a late goal against Argentina 'B' to lose their match 2-1.
2021-01-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Hockey
Indian hockey team loses to Argentina 'B' side
Buenos Aires, Jan 23 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team conceded a late goal against Argentina 'B' to lose their match 2-1.
2021-01-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Hockey
Odisha Naval Tata Hockey HPC commences boys' resident programme
Bhubaneswar, Jan 22 (IANS) The Odisha Naval Tata Hockey High Performance Centre (HPC), set up in Bhubaneswar with a vision to groom sporting talents and produce world-class sportspersons, has commenced its boys' resident programme at the Kalinga Hockey Complex here.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey
India junior hold Chile senior to 2-2 draw in women's hockey
Santiago (Chile), Jan 22 (IANS) A resilient performance from the Indian junior women's hockey team against the Chile senior team saw the two sides play out a well fought 2-2 draw in their recent encounter.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Iraq,Sports,Hockey
India junior beat Chile senior 3-2 in women's hockey
Santiago (Chile), Jan 21 (IANS) An impressive outing by the Indian junior women's hockey team saw them make a comeback from a goal down to defeat the Chile senior team 3-2 in their third match on the Chile tour.
2021-01-21
Category: International, Iraq,Sports,Hockey
Hockey India inducts five academies as new members
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Hockey India, continuing in its effort to get new members on their board and in the process of reaching out to new talent at the grassroots level, has announced Khalsa Hockey Academy (Amritsar), RoundGlass Punjab Hockey Club, Adyar Hockey Academy, Surjit Hockey Academy Jalandar and S.G.P.C Hockey Academy, as new members.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Indian women's hockey team, Argentina juniors draw 1-1
Buenos Aires, Jan 20 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team drew their second match against Argentina junior women's team with a scoreline of 1-1 at Cenard here. In their previous game too, both teams had drawn 2-2.
2021-01-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Hockey
India beat Chile 4-2 in junior women's hockey
Santiago (Chile), Jan 19 (IANS) An inspiring performance in the last quarter of the match saw the Indian junior women's hockey team score thrice inside the last nine minutes to register a 4-2 win over the Chile junior women's team at the Prince of Wales Country Club in their second encounter of the tour.
2021-01-19
Category: International, Iraq,Sports,Hockey
Indian women's hockey team, Argentina juniors draw 2-2
Buenos Aires, Jan 18 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team returned to international competition after a year with a 2-2 draw against Argentina's junior women's national team, with goals from young striker Sharmila Devi (22nd minute) and the experienced Deep Grace Ekka (31st minute).
2021-01-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Hockey
Pro League perfect test for us ahead of Olympics, says Sreejesh
Bengaluru, Jan 18 (IANS) India's veteran goalkeeper PR Sreejesh feels the upcoming FIH Hockey Pro League matches will be a perfect test for the team ahead of the Tokyo Olympic Games.
2021-01-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Dungdung's hat-trick helps India junior eves beat Chile
Santiago (Chile), Jan 18 (IANS) Beauty Dungdung scored a brilliant hat-trick as the Indian junior women's hockey team defeated Chile 5-3 to complete a highly successful return to the sport at the Prince of Wales Country Club.
2021-01-18
Category: International, Iraq,Sports,Hockey
HI to organise level '1' coaching course in New Delhi & Bhubaneswar
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Hockey India on Sunday announced that they will conduct the Hockey India Coaching Education Pathway Level '1' Coaching Course 2021 in New Delhi from January 29 to February 1 and Bhubaneswar from February 3 to 6.
2021-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Argentina tour about getting back into groove: Hockey captain Rani
Buenos Aires, Jan 16 (IANS) The Indian women team's primary objective during their tour of Argentina is to get back into the swing of playing top level international hockey, said captain Rani Rampal. The team, on its first tour in almost a year, will play its first match on Sunday.
2021-01-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Hockey
Need to be alert in our defence against Argentina, says Gurjit Kaur
Buenos Aires, Jan 14 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team is keen on making every opportunity count in the run-up to the Tokyo Olympic Games in July and the eight-match tour in Argentina provides one such opportunity where the team can assess their game.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Hockey
Dhyan Chand should get Bharat Ratna: Olympian Harbinder Singh Chimni (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Hockey wizard and triple Olympic gold medallist Dhyan Chand should definitely be conferred the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour, as he was the first player to get recognition for Indian hockey globally, says 1964 Olympic gold medallist Harbinder Singh Chimni.
2021-01-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Hockey India, Odisha govt aim to host a memorable 2023 WC
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) With exactly two years to go, Hockey India and the Odisha government are gearing up to host the 2023 Men's Hockey World Cup. In 2023, India will host the competition for a record fourth time since its inception in 1971. The tournament is slated to be held in Bhubaneswar and Rourkela from January 13 to 29, 2023.
2021-01-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
We're looking to gain as much as we can from Chile tour, says Dungdung
Santiago (Chile), Jan 12 (IANS) Beauty Dungdung, one of the young forwards in the Indian junior women's hockey team, has said that the team is feeling confident in its abilities and would put up a good show in the upcoming matches on the ongoing Chile tour.
2021-01-12
Category: International, Iraq,Sports,Hockey
We have achieved match fitness, says Savita ahead of Sunday's game
Buenos Aires, Jan 11 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team will be playing their first competitive hockey match after nearly a year when they take on Argentina junior women on Sunday in the 8-match tour.
2021-01-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Hockey