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Hockey India names core probable group for senior women's national coaching camp

Hockey India names core probable group for senior women's national coaching camp

New Delhi [India], February 14 (ANI): Hockey India on Sunday announced the 25-member core probable group for the senior women's national coaching camp as part of the team's preparations for the Tokyo Olympic Games.After a two-week break following their Argentina tour, the core group will assemble at...

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25 women players called up for hockey national camp

25 women players called up for hockey national camp

New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Hockey India has named the 25-member core probable group for the senior women's national coaching camp as part of the team's preparations for the Tokyo Olympic Games.After a two-week break following their Argentina Tour, the core group will assemble at the Sports Authority o...

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India colts begin training for junior Asia Cup hockey

India colts begin training for junior Asia Cup hockey

Bengaluru, Feb 13 (IANS) : With their focus on the men's junior Asia Cup, India colts began training on Saturday following a week-long quarantine.The 37-member junior men's core group reported to SAI, Bengaluru on February 6 and underwent mandatory quarantine followed by a RTPCR swab test before res...

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Proud to see talented hockey players emerging from Jharkhand, says Salima

Proud to see talented hockey players emerging from Jharkhand, says Salima

Ranchi, Feb 12 (IANS) In 2018, Hockey Jharkhand defeated four-time champions Hockey Haryana to lift the Junior Women's National Championship (A Div) title, a marquee domestic fixture held in Bhopal. They repeated the feat in 2019, when they beat Hockey Haryana yet again in the final by 2-1 to defend...

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Proud to see talented players emerging from Jharkhand, says Hockey player Salima Tete

Proud to see talented players emerging from Jharkhand, says Hockey player Salima Tete

Ranchi (Jharkhand) [India], February 12 (ANI): Hockey Jharkhand defeated 4-time champions Hockey Haryana in 2018 to lift the Hockey India Junior Women's National Championship (A Div) title, a marquee domestic fixture held in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. They repeated this feat in 2019 when they beat Hock...

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Strong defence line will be key to success in big tournaments, says defender Surender Kumar

Strong defence line will be key to success in big tournaments, says defender Surender Kumar

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], February 11 (ANI): Indian men's hockey team defender Surender Kumar said that a strong defence line will be the key for team's chances of winning matches consistently in the upcoming months."Now that we have raised our game to a high level, we are eager and ready to pe...

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Strong defence line will be key to Indian hockey team's success: Surender Kumar

Strong defence line will be key to Indian hockey team's success: Surender Kumar

Bengaluru, Feb 11 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team defender Surender Kumar feels that a strong defence line will be the key for the side's chances of winning matches consistently in the upcoming months."Now that we have raised our game to a high level, we are eager and ready to perform for our countr...

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We trained hard for the Chile tour and it paid off, says India colts hockey striker Sangita Kumari

We trained hard for the Chile tour and it paid off, says India colts hockey striker Sangita Kumari

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], February 10 (ANI): Nineteen-year-old striker Sangita Kumari was one of the top performers for the Indian junior women's hockey team in the recently concluded Chile tour, where the team remained unbeaten.Sangita, who scored four goals in five matches, said that it was a...

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Our hard work paid off on Chile tour, says Sangita Kumari

Our hard work paid off on Chile tour, says Sangita Kumari

Bengaluru, Feb 10 (IANS) Sangita Kumari was one of the top performers for the Indian junior women's hockey team in the recently-concluded Chile tour, where the team remained unbeaten.Having scored four goals in five matches, Sangita said it was a great feeling to contribute to the team's success, es...

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Facing Argentina has helped us in preparations for Olympics, says Gurjit Kaur

Facing Argentina has helped us in preparations for Olympics, says Gurjit Kaur

Amritsar (Punjab) [India], February 9 (ANI): Indian women's hockey team defender Gurjit Kaur reflected on her team's recent tour of Argentina, their first assignment in a year, which concluded earlier this month.Despite not registering a win on the tour, the Rani Rampal-led Indians went toe-to-toe a...

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