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Much at stake for Men in Blue

Semifinal clash against Argentina Bhubaneswar: Argentina will definitely be wary of an ‘unpredictable’ India when the two sides clash in a semifinal game of the Men’s World Hockey League Finals (HWLF) at the Kalinga Stadium here Friday. Both teams finished … Continue reading

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Marijne upbeat about India’s chances

Bhubaneswar: With the moment of reckoning drawing near, Sjoerd Marijne, the coach of the Indian men’s hockey team appeared upbeat about the chances of the host nation in the upcoming Hockey World League Finals (HWLF) set to start here December … 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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Marijne banks on Lakra, Rupinder

Indian team arrive for HWLF tournament Bhubaneswar: There were enough indications here Wednesday that the legendary Sardar Singh’s international career is more or less over when Indian senior men’s hockey team coach Sjoerd Marijne said that there are youngsters to … Continue reading

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‘We need to improve interception skills’

Bangalore: India’s chief hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne warned Tuesday that India will always remain at No.6 in world rankings if the players don’t improve their ball-intercepting skills. India’s next assignment after winning the Asia Cup, is the Hockey World League … Continue reading

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Marijne supports ‘go and give’ hockey

New Delhi: Conceding last minute goals has been the bane of Indian hockey in the near past but recently-appointed coach Sjoerd Marijne said Monday here that the team improvised their defensive tactics quite well in their triumph over Malaysia in … Continue reading

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Marijne seeks fresh beginning

Bangalore: Newly-appointed coach of the men’s hockey team Sjoerd Marijne said Monday that the upcoming Asia Cup will be a fresh start for him as well as for the senior squad. Marijne asserted that next month’s Asia Cup in Dhaka … Continue reading

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Critics do not bother Marijne

Bangalore: The Indian men’s hockey team’s chief coach Sjoerd Marijne made it clear that he is not bothered by critics questioning his appointment as he has to deliver results. “I cannot do anything about what people talk about me. I … Continue reading

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Sreejesh backs new coach to succeed

Bangalore: Injured Indian hockey custodian PR Sreejesh said Tuesday that sharing experiences with the youngsters will not only benefit them but will also enable him in honing his skills further. Sreejesh, who sustained a knee injury during this year’s Azlan … Continue reading

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Marijne named men’s team coach

New Delhi: In a surprising move, women’s national hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne was named chief coach of the senior men’s side Friday, replacing the sacked Roelant Oltmans. World Cup-winning junior team coach Harendra Singh was appointed high performance specialist coach … Continue reading

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