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Men in Blue finish runners-up

Tauranga (New Zealand): India lost 1-2 to Belgium in the final of the first leg of the Four Nations Invitational hockey tournament at the Blake Park here Sunday. Tom Boon’s fourth minute strike gave Belgium the lead but Mandeep Singh … Continue reading

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Clinical India outplay Black Sticks

  Tauranga (New Zealand): A structured defence and clinical attacking moves saw India beat hosts New Zealand 3-1 in the final round robin match of the double-leg Four Nations Invitational hockey tournament at Blake Park here Saturday. The result helped … Continue reading

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Manpreet backs mates to deliver against Aussies

  Bhubaneswar: If MS Dhoni was the ‘Captain Cool’ for Indian cricket team then Manpreet Singh is the new ‘Captain Cool’ for hockey counterparts. And he wants his mates to be the same before the game against Australia, Friday. “I … Continue reading

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6 from Orissa in India camp

New Delhi: Six Oriya players have been named in the 33-members team announced by Hockey India Saturday for the Indian women’s national camp to begin in Sports Authority of India, Bangalore from November 26. They are Deep Grace Ekka, Sunita … Continue reading

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Marijne banking on home support

Bhubaneswar: Indian men’s hockey team chief coach Sjoerd Marijne is banking on home support as the hosts continued with their preparations for the Hockey World League Finals (HWLF) starting here, December 1. “What the players told me, it is fantastic. … Continue reading

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Indians sweat it out at Kalinga Stadium

  Bhubaneswar: The Indian hockey team went through a gruelling session of training, their first here, after their arrival Wednesday. Coach Sjoerd Marijne informed that other than the regular training sessions, the hosts would play two warm-up games against Rio … Continue reading

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Oriya players aware of home pressure

Bangalore: Fit-again Birendra Lakra said Tuesday that hosts India will be under a little bit of pressure in the upcoming Hockey World League Final (WHLF) which will be played in Bhubaneswar, December 1-10. All top hockey playing nations like Australia, … Continue reading

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Rupi happy to see end of tough phase

  New Delhi: Back into the national fold after overcoming the ‘toughest phase of his career’, fit-again drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh said Friday, that he will face stiff competition from talented youngsters to cement his place in the playing XI. … Continue reading

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Lakra, Amit, Dipsan in HWLF squad

New Delhi: Three Oriya players, namely Birendra Lakra, Amit Rohidas and Dipsan Tirkey have a found a place in the 18-member Indian team for the upcoming FIH Hockey World League Finals (HWLF) which will start December 1 in Bhubaneswar. The … Continue reading

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No job for Savita in spite of medal-winning feats

  New Delhi: The goalkeeper of the Indian women’s hockey team Savita Punia has received many accolades for her on-field heroics but she has not been able to secure a job for herself despite all the success in a nine-year … Continue reading

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