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Don't fear playing against top hockey teams anymore: Women's defender Nisha

Don't fear playing against top hockey teams anymore: Women's defender Nisha

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 3 (ANI): Playing against world number two Argentina and world number three Germany in their home countries has been a big confidence booster for young Indian women's hockey defender Nisha. Having made her debut in 2019 at the FIH Women's Series Finals Hiroshima 201...

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On-field communication the key for India: Defender Nisha

On-field communication the key for India: Defender Nisha

Bengaluru, May 3 (IANS) Young women's hockey team defender Nisha feels that India could learn from the communication skills of the Argentinians and Germans to gain an edge over their rivals on the field."Both Argentina and Germany play very tactical hockey and the way they communicate and look for g...

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India to begin Hockey Pro League campaign vs New Zealand

India to begin Hockey Pro League campaign vs New Zealand

Bengaluru, May 1 (IANS) Men's hockey captain Manpreet Singh said his teammates are excited at the prospect of taking on New Zealand and Australia in away games as they launch their FIH Hockey Pro League 2021-22 campaign in February.The FIH announced the schedule for the 2021-22 season on Friday. Thi...

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India to begin campaign against New Zealand in FIH Hockey Pro League 2021-22

India to begin campaign against New Zealand in FIH Hockey Pro League 2021-22

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 1 (ANI): Indian men's hockey team skipper Manpreet Singh expressed his team's excitement over taking on New Zealand followed by Australia in away games when they begin their campaign in the FIH Hockey Pro League 2021-22, India's second outing in the prestigious glo...

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Motivated men's hockey team can finish on podium: Baskaran

Motivated men's hockey team can finish on podium: Baskaran

New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Former India coach and captain of the hockey team that won gold at the 1980 Moscow Olympics, Vasudevan Baskaran, believes both the men's and women's teams are capable of finishing on the podium at the Tokyo Olympics."Indian teams (men's and women's) can finish on the podiu...

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Indian teams can finish on the podium in Tokyo: Hockey legend V Baskaran

Indian teams can finish on the podium in Tokyo: Hockey legend V Baskaran

New Delhi [India], April 30 (ANI): Hockey legend and captain of the Indian men's hockey team at the 1980 Moscow Olympic Games Vasudevan Baskaran believes the indian teams are poised to bring glory at the Tokyo Olympic Games scheduled for this July. In a candid conversation with Hockey Te Charcha, a...

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Hockey players get first jab of Covid-19 vaccines

Hockey players get first jab of Covid-19 vaccines

New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The Olympic-bound Indian men and women's hockey team players got the first jab of Covid-19 vaccines on Thursday. The players are currently training at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) centre in Bengaluru."Players from other disciplines like athletics too are getting Cov...

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Fighting spirit a key reason behind India's successful Argentina, Europe tour: Midfielder Hardik

Fighting spirit a key reason behind India's successful Argentina, Europe tour: Midfielder Hardik

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], April 29 (ANI): The Indian men's hockey team midfielder Hardik Singh, who was a part of the team's recent tours to Argentina and Europe, expressed that the results from the tours are an outcome of high-intensity training, which the team has been doing since a year at t...

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Match situations only way to judge a player: Shamsher

Match situations only way to judge a player: Shamsher

Bengaluru, April 28 (IANS) India hockey team forward Shamsher Singh said that a player's real ability can be judged only in match situations and not in practice sessions.The 23-year-old from Punjab said that the tour of Argentina for the FIH Pro League matches recently had given him a good idea abou...

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FIH Hockey Pro League matches in Argentina gave me good exposure, says Shamsher Singh

FIH Hockey Pro League matches in Argentina gave me good exposure, says Shamsher Singh

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], April 28 (ANI): The Indian men's hockey team forward Shamsher Singh, who got an opportunity to play for the Indian team in their recent tour of Argentina, expressed that he was delighted to receive a chance to perform for the team in the FIH Hockey Pro League matches a...

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