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Asian Hockey Federation to conduct online education workshops for Hockey India Officials

Asian Hockey Federation to conduct online education workshops for Hockey India Officials

New Delhi [India], July 4 (ANI): After the successful completion of the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) online education workshops for various Asian countries in the month of June, Hockey India's request to the AHF for the conduction of the same workshops exclusively for Hockey India coaches and tech...

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AHF to conduct online workshops for Hockey India officials

AHF to conduct online workshops for Hockey India officials

New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) After the successful completion of the AHF online education workshops for various Asian countries in June, Hockey India's request to the Asian Hockey Federation for the conduction of the same workshops for Hockey India coaches and technical officials has been accepted.While ...

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Consistent hard training helped me stay motivated on sidelines, says hockey goalkeeper Suraj Karkera

Consistent hard training helped me stay motivated on sidelines, says hockey goalkeeper Suraj Karkera

New Delhi [India], July 3 (ANI): Indian hockey team goalkeeper Suraj Karkera said it was a difficult time for him to not play for the team for a long time but consistent hard training at National Coaching Camp has kept him motivated.Karkera played his last match for India at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics ...

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It's been challenging without teammates at SAI Bengaluru, says Karkera

It's been challenging without teammates at SAI Bengaluru, says Karkera

New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) When Hockey India announced a month-long break for all members of both men's and women's teams on June 19, everyone except Suraj Karkera decided to make their way home.The goalkeeper had to take the tough decision of not going back to Mumbai since his city is one of the wors...

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We were focusing on Junior Asia Cup 2020 but COVID-19 halted our preparations: Suman Devi

We were focusing on Junior Asia Cup 2020 but COVID-19 halted our preparations: Suman Devi

 Like other sports, hockey has also been affected by coronavirus. Indian junior women's team captain Suman Devi Thoudam said that team's preparations for the 2020 Junior Asia Cup were halted due to the pandemic and later the tournament was also suspended. The 2020 Junior Asia Cup in Kakami...

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Lockdown halted preparations for junior women's hockey WC, says captain

Lockdown halted preparations for junior women's hockey WC, says captain

Imphal, July 2 (IANS) The Indian junior women's hockey team was preparing for the 2020 Junior Asia Cup in Kakamigahara, Japan which was to begin on April 6 this year when COVID-19 pandemic halted the team's quest to achieve a berth for the Junior Women's World Cup by winning the continental champion...

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Staying at SAI campus in lockdown helped keep Oly prep going: Manpreet

Staying at SAI campus in lockdown helped keep Oly prep going: Manpreet

Such has been his influence on the team that he was awarded with the prestigious Arjuna Award in 2018 and the FIH men's player of the year award in 2019. Manpreet, however, credited his leadership qualities to the senior players in the team, who not only help him take good decisions on the field but...

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HI launches system for registration of coaches, technical officials

HI launches system for registration of coaches, technical officials

New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Hockey India on Wednesday launched an open application submission system for registration of coaches and technical officials.Any candidate can submit their application for further approval of Hockey India registered member unit to register as a coach or technical official th...

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Hockey player Varun Kumar rejuvenating himself during month-long break

Hockey player Varun Kumar rejuvenating himself during month-long break

Jalandhar (Punjab) [India], June 30 (ANI): Indian men's hockey team defender and drag-flicker Varun Kumar is enjoying the time off from sports saying that it presents the players with a chance to rejuvenate themselves. Kumar is currently at his home in Jalandhar, Punjab as the Indian Hockey Core Pro...

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Using this period to rejuvenate & prepare from scratch for Tokyo Games, says Varun

Using this period to rejuvenate & prepare from scratch for Tokyo Games, says Varun

Jalandhar, June 30 (IANS) Defender and drag-flicker Varun Kumar believes the time off from the sport will help him in recharging his batteries for fresh challenges later this year and to focus on preparing for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics from scratch.The Indian hockey core probables are currently spendi...

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