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Important for team to first return to old form & fitness, feels Ramandeep

Important for team to first return to old form & fitness, feels Ramandeep

Bengaluru, Oct 1 (IANS) Experienced hockey forward Ramandeep Singh has said he isn't too worried about not having international competitions this year.The Indian men's team last played in the FIH Pro League in January-February while the women's team has not played a match since the tour of New Zeala...

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Good to see hockey activities resuming across country: Ramandeep Singh

Good to see hockey activities resuming across country: Ramandeep Singh

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], October 1 (ANI): Experienced Indian hockey team forward Ramandeep Singh expressed excitement on hockey activities resuming across India and he encouraged young players to ensure they follow all the norms and SOPs provided by the National Federation."It is great to see ...

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Hockey India, Aaroogya conduct online session for women's players to raise cancer awareness

Hockey India, Aaroogya conduct online session for women's players to raise cancer awareness

New Delhi [India], September 30 (ANI): With October being the breast cancer awareness month globally, Hockey India and the non-profit organization Aaroogya for women cancer Research and Prevention conducted a session via Zoom with the members of the Indian women's hockey team about the early detecti...

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HI, Aaroogya conduct online session to raise awareness about cancer

HI, Aaroogya conduct online session to raise awareness about cancer

New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) With October being the breast cancer awareness month globally, Hockey India and the non-profit organisation Aaroogya for women cancer research and prevention on Wednesday conducted a virtual session with the members of the Indian women's hockey team about the early detection...

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Hockey India's support has been critical in success of our team: Deepika Thakur

Hockey India's support has been critical in success of our team: Deepika Thakur

New Delhi [India], September 29 (ANI) Former Indian hockey star Deepika Thakur believes that the support given by Hockey India has been critical in the success of the women's team.Thakur has over 200 international caps and was recently conferred with the Arjuna Award. She also believes that the wome...

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India women's hockey team can finish in top 4 in Tokyo, says Deepika Thakur

India women's hockey team can finish in top 4 in Tokyo, says Deepika Thakur

New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Former Indian women's hockey star Deepika Thakur believes the current team, led by Rani, has a strong chance to finish in the top four in the Olympic Games scheduled to be held next year in Tokyo.Deepika, who was recently conferred with the Arjuna Award, feels the team has i...

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Men's hockey camp extended till Nov 28, women's till Dec 12

Men's hockey camp extended till Nov 28, women's till Dec 12

New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India has extended the national camps of both men and women hockey teams currently preparing for next year's Tokyo Olympics at the SAI facility in Bengaluru.The men's camp, which started in early August, has been extended till November 28 while the wo...

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Hockey India conducts online course for improving coaching standards

Hockey India conducts online course for improving coaching standards

New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) In a bid to continuously improve the standard of coaching across the country, Hockey India has been conducting the 'Basic' Level coaching course (online) for over 130 candidates from all 31 state member units. The candidates are divided into six groups and the course is bein...

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Important to stay motivated when there are no competitions, says Lakra

Important to stay motivated when there are no competitions, says Lakra

Bengaluru, Sep 26 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team defender Birendra Lakra believes it's important for the side to stay motivated when there are no competitions around amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic."This situation is something no one would have faced before but as athletes we need to have a posi...

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Important to stay motivated when there are no competitions, says Birendra Lakra

Important to stay motivated when there are no competitions, says Birendra Lakra

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], September 26 (ANI): The Indian men's hockey team defender Birendra Lakra has faced several odds in his long career and speaking from his experience, Lakra has said that it is extremely important for everyone to stay motivated when there is lack of international competi...

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