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After Tokyo success, want to be ready for tests that lie ahead: Simranjeet

After Tokyo success, want to be ready for tests that lie ahead: Simranjeet

New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team midfielder Simranjeet Singh said on Friday that following the Tokyo Olympic Games success, he is looking forward to returning to the national camp to "improve further" and be ready for the tests that lie ahead.Simranjeet was part of the successful Ol...

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Waiting to return to camp and analyse our Oly performance in detail, says hockey midfielder Simranjeet

Waiting to return to camp and analyse our Oly performance in detail, says hockey midfielder Simranjeet

New Delhi [India], September 24 (ANI): Indian men's hockey team midfielder Simranjeet Singh was part of the successful Olympic campaign in Tokyo where he played an instrumental role in the Bronze medal match against Germany. He scored twice in the thrilling encounter and introspecting on his perform...

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USA, Canada replace Australia, NZ in Junior Hockey World Cup

USA, Canada replace Australia, NZ in Junior Hockey World Cup

Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) The United States and Canada have been invited to participate in the FIH Men's Junior World Cup to be held in Bhubaneswar in place of Australia and New Zealand, which have pulled out citing Covid-related international travel restrictions put in place by their respective governm...

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Odisha to host FIH Hockey Men's Junior World Cup 2021 in Bhubaneswar

Odisha to host FIH Hockey Men's Junior World Cup 2021 in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India], September 23 (ANI): After successfully hosting the 2018 Men's Hockey World Cup, the temple city of Bhubaneswar will stage the prestigious FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021.The much-awaited announcement was made in Bhubaneswar on Thursday by the C...

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Being a tight-knit unit was our biggest strength at Tokyo: Midfielder Hardik

Being a tight-knit unit was our biggest strength at Tokyo: Midfielder Hardik

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Young Indian hockey midfielder Hardik Singh said on Wednesday that being a "tight-knit team" was the main reason for the side's stellar show at the Tokyo Olympic Games. India won a medal at the quadrennial showpieces - a bronze - after 41 years."We are a tight-knit team, and...

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Challenging and exciting times ahead for Indian hockey, says midfielder Hardik

Challenging and exciting times ahead for Indian hockey, says midfielder Hardik

New Delhi [India], September 22 (ANI): Young midfielder Hardik Singh had a sensational outing at the recently concluded Tokyo Olympics 2020, where the Indian men's hockey team clinched the historic bronze medal. The 22-year-old, who was one of the key figures in the Indian midfield, scored two cruci...

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Important for us to build on our fantastic performance at the Tokyo Games: Nikki Pradhan

Important for us to build on our fantastic performance at the Tokyo Games: Nikki Pradhan

New Delhi [India]: September 21 (ANI): India women's hockey defender Nikki Pradhan, who has played 112 matches for the national side, expressed that it's very important for the Indian team to build on its brilliant performance at the Tokyo Games in the upcoming months. The women's team recorded its ...

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Chat with Manpreet motivated me at Olympics: Defender Varun

Chat with Manpreet motivated me at Olympics: Defender Varun

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Hockey defender Varun Kumar said on Monday that a "one-on-one chat" with skipper Manpreet Singh before the Tokyo Olympic Games campaign pumped him up mentally to go all out against the rivals in the historic campaign.India won bronze after a gap of 41 years at the quadrennia...

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Really wanted to prove myself at Tokyo Olympics, says defender Varun Kumar

Really wanted to prove myself at Tokyo Olympics, says defender Varun Kumar

New Delhi [India], September 20 (ANI): When Indian men's hockey team drag-flicker and defender Varun Kumar didn't make the final team of 16 members for the Tokyo Games, he was evidently disappointed. But when the International Olympic Committee (IOC) allowed hockey teams to expand their roster to 18...

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Was inspired by Indian women's hockey team show in Tokyo Olympics, says defender Suman Devi Thoudam

Was inspired by Indian women's hockey team show in Tokyo Olympics, says defender Suman Devi Thoudam

New Delhi [India], September 18 (ANI): Having been promoted to the senior core group from the junior ranks, young defender Suman Devi Thoudam wants to make this opportunity count and learn all about playing under pressure from her counterparts who have returned from a historic outing in Tokyo. "I wa...

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