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Begin on positive note, success will follow: Hockey player Pal

Begin on positive note, success will follow: Hockey player Pal

Bengaluru, May 7 (IANS) India hockey team midfielder Rajkumar Pal said he has started to feel comfortable at the highest level even though he made his debut only last year.The 22-year-old from Uttar Pradesh, who has cemented his place in the India team in just one year after an impactful performance...

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Extremely happy with the way I have started my international hockey career, says Rajkumar

Extremely happy with the way I have started my international hockey career, says Rajkumar

Bengaluru [India], May 7 (ANI): The Indian men's hockey team midfielder Rajkumar Pal, who made his debut for the Indian senior team against Belgium last year, expressed that he is very happy with the way he has started his international career. "The way you start anything is very crucial and theref...

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2 of India's 1980 Olympic hockey gold medallists battling for life

2 of India's 1980 Olympic hockey gold medallists battling for life

<br>While 66-year-old Kaushik is admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a private hospital in New Delhi, 62-year-old Singh has fortunately come out of the Covid's grip in Lucknow. But Singh needs constant supply of oxygen as he is feeling depressed and has anxiety. On Thursday evening, ...

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Fitness has been one of the key elements for the team, says defender Surender Kumar

Fitness has been one of the key elements for the team, says defender Surender Kumar

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 6 (ANI): Indian men's hockey team defender Surender Kumar, who has played 135 matches for the national side, feels fitness played a pivotal role in helping the team put up a solid show on their recent successful tours to Europe and Argentina."I feel fitness played ...

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Hockey India condoles demise of former Indian junior men's camper Sanjib Barla

Hockey India condoles demise of former Indian junior men's camper Sanjib Barla

New Delhi [India], May 5 (ANI): Hockey India on Wednesday condoled the demise of 34-year-old Sanjib Barla, a former Indian junior men's camper.He passed away on Sunday, May 2 in Rourkela due to covid-related complications."Barla, who was part of the Indian Junior Men's Camp in 2009, played for Odish...

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COVID-19: India's FIH Pro League games in Europe postponed

COVID-19: India's FIH Pro League games in Europe postponed

Lausanne [Switzerland], May 4 (ANI): India's upcoming FIH Hockey Pro League away matches against Spain and Germany, scheduled to be played on May 15, 16, and May 22, 23 respectively, have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the FIH said on Tuesday."FIH, Hockey India as well as the Hockey...

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India's Pro League hockey games vs Spain, Germany postponed

India's Pro League hockey games vs Spain, Germany postponed

Lausanne, May 4 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team's preparations for the Tokyo Olympic Games suffered a major blow on Tuesday as its upcoming FIH Pro League away matches against Spain and Germany were postponed due to "international travel restrictions affecting India because of the Covid-19 pande...

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India can better goal conversion rate: Hockey striker Upadhyay

India can better goal conversion rate: Hockey striker Upadhyay

New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team can improve on its goal conversion rate, says striker Lalit Upadhyay.On their recent tour to Argentina, India scored 12 goals in four practice matches and five goals in the double header FIH Hockey Pro League matches against the Olympic champions....

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Still need to improve on our field goal conversion rate, says striker Lalit

Still need to improve on our field goal conversion rate, says striker Lalit

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 4 (ANI): Indian men's hockey team striker Lalit Upadhyay feels that the team still has scope to work on their goal conversion rate. In their recent tour to Argentina, the team scored a total of 12 goals in four practice matches and a total of five goals from the do...

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Hockey Pro League: Covid-hit India may not send team to Spain, Germany

Hockey Pro League: Covid-hit India may not send team to Spain, Germany

New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team participation in the upcoming FIH Hockey Pro League matches in Spain and Germany is doubtful due to a spike in coronavirus in the country, an official attached with the national team said on Monday."Since Germany has restricted travellers from Ind...

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