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Former Hockey player Ashok Diwan to receive immediate medical attention in San Francisco

Former Hockey player Ashok Diwan to receive immediate medical attention in San Francisco

New Delhi [India], April 10 (ANI): Former Indian hockey player Ashok Diwan, who is unwell and stranded in the United States amid the coronavirus crisis, will receive "immediate medical attention", the government has assured."Hockey Olympian Ashok Diwan is stranded in the US and is unwell. He reached...

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Combatting COVID-19: Hockey India contributes Rs 21 lakh to Odisha CM's Relief Fund

Combatting COVID-19: Hockey India contributes Rs 21 lakh to Odisha CM's Relief Fund

New Delhi [India], April 8 (ANI): As India continues its fight against the coronavirus pandemic, Hockey India on Wednesday announced a contribution of Rs 21 Lakh towards the Odisha Chief Minister's Relief Fund for the battle against the virus. "The State of Odisha has always been a huge supporter of...

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COVID-19: Hockey India writes to SAI to give status report on FIH tournaments

COVID-19: Hockey India writes to SAI to give status report on FIH tournaments

New Delhi [India], April 7 (ANI): Hockey India on Tuesday wrote to the Sports Authority of India to inform them about all the tournaments that have been postponed by the FIH due to the coronavirus pandemic.The FIH has already postponed Asia Cup (both junior men and women), FIH Pro League (senior men...

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Dhanraj Pillay donates Rs 5 lakh to PM-CARES Fund

Dhanraj Pillay donates Rs 5 lakh to PM-CARES Fund

New Delhi: Hockey wizard Dhanraj Pillay has contributed Rs 5 lakh to the PM-CARES fund as the country fights the coronavirus outbreak. The world has come to a standstill due to the pandemic and sporting events across the globe have either been cancelled or suspended.Earlier in the day, ace cueist Pa...

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Combating COVID-19: Hockey legend Dhanraj Pillay donates Rs 5 lakh to PM-CARES Fund

Combating COVID-19: Hockey legend Dhanraj Pillay donates Rs 5 lakh to PM-CARES Fund

New Delhi [India], April 6 (ANI): Legendary Hockey player Dhanraj Pillay on Monday donated Rs 5 lakh to PM-CARES Fund to help the country in its fight against the coronavirus."We all are safe and fine and are following the PM's instructions. I have contributed Rs 5 lakh towards the PM-CARES Fund for...

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Combating COVID-19: Hockey India increases contribution to Rs 1 crore

Combating COVID-19: Hockey India increases contribution to Rs 1 crore

New Delhi [India], April 4 (ANI): As India continues its fight against the coronavirus pandemic, Hockey India on Saturday announced an additional Rs 75 Lakh towards Prime Minister CARES Fund."Hockey India has always believed in helping those in need and I am proud the Executive Board took this unani...

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Optimistic about our preparations for Tokyo Olympics: Indian Women's Hockey coach

Optimistic about our preparations for Tokyo Olympics: Indian Women's Hockey coach

New Delhi [India], April 4 (ANI): In the wake of postponement of the Tokyo Olympics, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Saturday held a meeting with representatives of Hockey India through video conference to discuss the roadmap for the next 16 months.Indian Men's Hockey Team coach Graham Reid a...

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Combating COVID-19: Hockey India contributes Rs 25 lakh to PM CARES Fund

Combating COVID-19: Hockey India contributes Rs 25 lakh to PM CARES Fund

New Delhi [India], Apr 1 (ANI): Hockey India on Wednesday pledged to contribute Rs 25 lakh towards the PM-CARES Fund to support the fight against the coronavirus threat.The decision was taken by the Hockey India Executive Board after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a special emergency fund fo...

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Our goal hasn't changed despite postponement of Tokyo Olympics: Shihori Oikawa

Our goal hasn't changed despite postponement of Tokyo Olympics: Shihori Oikawa

Lausanne [Switzerland], Mar 31 (ANI): Japan women's hockey team defender Shihori Oikawa said although the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has been postponed, her team's goal has not changed and will use this one-year time period to prepare for the gold medal in the event."Our goal has not changed, and it is the...

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Rani Rampal urges fans to stay at home to win battle against coronavirus

Rani Rampal urges fans to stay at home to win battle against coronavirus

New Delhi [India], Mar 29 (ANI): Indian women's Hockey team captain Rani Rampal on Sunday urged fans to stay at home to 'win' the battle against coronavirus.Rampal took to Twitter and wrote: "To fight against Coronavirus is everyone's responsibility and with collective effort we will win this. Let's...

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