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Hockey India Junior women's nationals to be held in Simdega

Hockey India Junior women's nationals to be held in Simdega

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) As many as 26 teams will take to the field in Simdega, Jharkhand where they will vie for top honours in the 11th Hockey India Junior Women National Championship 2021 which begins on Wednesday.Speaking about the competition, Uttar Pradesh Hockey coach Akram Mahmood said, "I t...

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Asian Cup qualifiers: India will succeed only if we prepare from now, says Igor Stimac

Asian Cup qualifiers: India will succeed only if we prepare from now, says Igor Stimac

Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) India has qualified for the third round of the 2023 AFC Asian Cup football championships, but chief coach Igor Stimac says further progress in the event will depend on how much time the national team will get for preparation for the Important games."If we make sure that we get ...

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Indian women's football team prepares for Hammarby challenge

Indian women's football team prepares for Hammarby challenge

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): With three wins under their belt, the Indian women's football team will now take on Swedish Dammalsvenskan (tier 1) league side Hammarby IF in a friendly match in Stockholm on Wednesday, October 20, 2021.This is the first of the two friendlies they will play in t...

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Stimac to endorse biennial World Cup if it helps small countries

Stimac to endorse biennial World Cup if it helps small countries

Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The main discussion point in the football world currently is FIFA's plans to alter the frequency of the Men's World Cup from four to two years -- a move that has split the community.India coach Igor Stimac is still undecided but will support the move if it helps countries devel...

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Chhetri is a role model and most passionate one in dressing room, says Stimac

Chhetri is a role model and most passionate one in dressing room, says Stimac

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): India men's football team coach Igor Stimac on Tuesday mentioned that togetherness, energy, positive attitude and a great mindset have been the biggest takeaways as Indian Football moved forward together towards the final qualification process of the AFC Asian Cu...

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Premier League clubs block sponsored deals linked to owners: Report

Premier League clubs block sponsored deals linked to owners: Report

London [UK], October 19 (ANI): Premier League clubs on Monday voted to impose a temporary freeze on any of them signing commercial arrangements with businesses their owners are associated with.As per Sky Sports, the decision was made at an emergency meeting, after concerns were raised that Newcastle...

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Klopp respects Atletico Madrid boss Simeone but doesn't like his style of play

Klopp respects Atletico Madrid boss Simeone but doesn't like his style of play

Liverpool [UK], October 19 (ANI): Liverpool FC head coach Jurgen Klopp stated he doesn't like Diego Simeone's style of play but admitted that Atletico Madrid head coach is doing "absolutely everything right" on the field.Liverpool FC visit the Spanish capital for their Champions League encounter wit...

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England to play next UEFA match behind closed doors after Euro 2020 final crowd trouble

England to play next UEFA match behind closed doors after Euro 2020 final crowd trouble

London [UK], October 19 (ANI): England football team have been ordered to play their next UEFA competition game behind closed doors following crowd trouble inside and outside Wembley Stadium at the Euro 2020 final.England have also been handed a suspended ban for a second match, as well as fined EUR...

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ISL: East Bengal is on right path to achieve objectives, says head coach Manuel Diaz

ISL: East Bengal is on right path to achieve objectives, says head coach Manuel Diaz

Kolkata (West Bengal) [India], October 19 (ANI): SC East Bengal head coach Jose Manuel 'Manolo' Diaz said on Monday the team will take one game at a time this season, making it clear that the aim is to work hard as a unit and leave no stone unturned in their bid to achieve success.SC East Bengal has...

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PL: Lacazette late-equaliser forces Palace to share point with Arsenal

PL: Lacazette late-equaliser forces Palace to share point with Arsenal

London [UK], October 19 (ANI): Substitute Alexandre Lacazette scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time to earn Arsenal a 2-2 draw with Crystal Palace that denied Eagles manager Patrick Vieira his second Premier League (PL) victory on his return to his former side.Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gave th...

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