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India's current backline can challenge world's best teams, says VR Raghunath

India's current backline can challenge world's best teams, says VR Raghunath

New Delhi [India], Aug 6 (ANI): Former India drag-flicker VR Raghunath on Thursday said the current Indian team backline can challenge the world's best teams."They are very experienced and the current set of defenders have about 50-80 caps together. They know each other very well and I don't see the...

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Hockey Australia cancels January's Indoor Championships 2021

Hockey Australia cancels January's Indoor Championships 2021

Melbourne [Australia], August 6 (ANI): Hockey Australia (HA), in conjunction with its Member Associations, on Thursday, agreed not to proceed with the scheduled Australian Indoor Hockey Championships in January 2021.After closely monitoring the COVID situation and the impact of the pandemic on the s...

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Hockey Australia announces National Championship calendar for 2021

Hockey Australia announces National Championship calendar for 2021

Melbourne [Australia], August 6 (ANI): Hockey Australia on Thursday confirmed dates and venues for the various national outdoor championships for 2021.Notably, all 2021 events except for the Australian men's and women's Masters Championships, will be held at the same locations as those slated for 20...

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Having right mindset important for Team India in next 1 year, says Raghunath

Having right mindset important for Team India in next 1 year, says Raghunath

Bengaluru, Aug 6 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team must treat the next one year as a countdown to the Olympic Games in Tokyo, feels former drag-flick specialist VR Raghunath."I think the team must take this period as a one year countdown, and forget everything that's happened in the last 6-8 month...

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Coaching was always on my mind, says ex-India defender Vickram Kanth

Coaching was always on my mind, says ex-India defender Vickram Kanth

New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) While former Indian defender Vickram Kanth's first love is to play hockey which he continues to actively pursue at the domestic level, he enjoys doubling up as a mentor when he sees a youngster repeat the same mistakes he and his compatriots would make in their formative year...

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AHF to continue conduction of workshops for Hockey India officials

AHF to continue conduction of workshops for Hockey India officials

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) After the successful completion of the AHF online education workshops exclusively for the Hockey India coaches and technical officials last month, the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) will organise another set of workshops in the month of August. A group of 15-35 (approximately)...

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AHF to conduct workshops for Hockey India coaches, technical officials

AHF to conduct workshops for Hockey India coaches, technical officials

New Delhi [India], Aug 4 (ANI): Hockey India on Tuesday announced that the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) will be organising a second set of online education workshops for coaches and technical officials of Hockey India.These workshops will be organised later this month and a group of 15-35 coaches a...

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Inspired by how Ramandeep Singh has dealt with injuries: India colts forward Arshdeep

Inspired by how Ramandeep Singh has dealt with injuries: India colts forward Arshdeep

New Delhi [India], August 3 (ANI): Indian junior men's core probable Arshdeep Singh, who missed the Six-Nation Championship in Spain last year due to a knee injury, said that he is inspired by the way Indian forward Ramandeep Singh has dealt with injuries in his international career, and added that ...

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Ramandeep an inspiration for all young hockey players: Arshdeep

Ramandeep an inspiration for all young hockey players: Arshdeep

New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Nineteen-year-old Arshdeep Singh is determined to seal a place in the Indian junior men's hockey team in the near future after missing out on the Six-Nation Championship in Spain last year due to a knee injury. He has expressed that he is inspired by the way forward Ramandeep...

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Men's, women's hockey teams for Tokyo Olympics to join national camp in Bengaluru

Men's, women's hockey teams for Tokyo Olympics to join national camp in Bengaluru

New Delhi [India], August 1 (ANI): Members of the Indian men's and women's hockey teams bound for Tokyo Olympics will join the national camp at SAI's National Centre of Excellence (NCOE) in Bengaluru from August 4.The decision was taken by Sports Authority of India (SAI) after formal permission was ...

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