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South Africa men, Namibia women secure places at 2022 Indoor Hockey WC

South Africa men, Namibia women secure places at 2022 Indoor Hockey WC

Durban [South Africa], April 19 (ANI): South Africa men and Namibia women have sealed their spots at the FIH Indoor Hockey World Cup in Belgium next year after an intense three days of hockey competition at the Indoor Africa Cup in Durban, South Africa. "The Indoor Africa Cup was a great success. It...

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International hockey umpire Anupama dies of Covid

International hockey umpire Anupama dies of Covid

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Former international hockey umpire Anupama Punchimanda passed away due to Covid-related complications on Sunday morning in Bengaluru. She was 40.A former national-level hockey player, Anupama officiated in several prestigious international tournaments, such as the 2005 BDO...

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Hockey India mourns death of former international umpire Anupama Punchimanda

Hockey India mourns death of former international umpire Anupama Punchimanda

New Delhi [India], April 18 (ANI): Hockey India on Sunday mourned the death of 40-year-old Anupama Punchimanda, former international umpire. She passed away this morning in Bengaluru due to COVID-related complications. Anupama, a former national-level hockey player, had officiated in several prestig...

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Women's hockey core group probables back in national camp

Women's hockey core group probables back in national camp

New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) The 25-member women's hockey core group of probables for the Tokyo Olympics will return to the Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre at Bengaluru for the national coaching camp after a 10-day break. The group will report on April 18 and undergo mandatory quarantine before...

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25-member women's hockey team core group to return to national camp on Sunday

25-member women's hockey team core group to return to national camp on Sunday

New Delhi [India], April 17 (ANI): The 25-member women's hockey core probable group for the Tokyo Olympic Games will return to SAI, Bengaluru for the National Coaching Camp after a 10-day break. The group will report on Sunday and undergo mandatory quarantine before commencing their preparations for...

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So much to learn from Sreejesh: Pathak

So much to learn from Sreejesh: Pathak

Buenos Aires, April 16 (IANS) India hockey team goalkeeper Krishan Pathak, who was adjudged the 'Player of the Match' in his 50th outing for the country against Olympic champions Argentina in the FIH Pro League encounter, says that a tough competition for a place in the team keeps him motivated.Indi...

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Watching Sreejesh train and play has improved my game, says goalkeeper Krishan Pathak

Watching Sreejesh train and play has improved my game, says goalkeeper Krishan Pathak

Buenos Aires [Argentina], April 16 (ANI): After completing fifty international caps for India, goalkeeper Krishan Pathak is looking ahead and wants to be in top form for the Tokyo Olympics.Currently, he is only thinking about performing well in the FIH Pro League matches against Great Britain on May...

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Task isn't over until we stand on podium in Tokyo: Manpreet after successful Argentina tour

Task isn't over until we stand on podium in Tokyo: Manpreet after successful Argentina tour

Buenos Aires [Argentina], April 15 (ANI): India successfully ended their campaign in Cenard, Buenos Aires with a 2-2 (3-2 SO) and 3-0 double-header win in the FIH Hockey Pro League tie against Argentina over the weekend.They had built up to these crucial matches against the Olympic Champions with a ...

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India end Argentina tour on winning note, clinch fourth practice match 4-2

India end Argentina tour on winning note, clinch fourth practice match 4-2

Buenos Aires [Argentina], April 14 (ANI): India ended their tour of Argentina on a memorable note, winning the fourth and final practice match 4-2 here on Wednesday. India's goals were scored by Rupinder Pal Singh (3'), Jaskaran Singh (12') Shilanand Lakra (50'), and Surender Kumar (58'). Argentina'...

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India finish Argentina hockey series on a winning note

India finish Argentina hockey series on a winning note

Buenos Aires, April 14 (IANS) Two goals in the first quarter and two in the last helped India end their tour of Argentina on a memorable note, winning the fourth and final practice game 4-2 in Buenos Aires on Wednesday.Goals from Rupinder Pal Singh (3rd minute), Jaskaran Singh (12th), Shilanand Lakr...

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