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Tokyo Olympics: Hockey team has great chance to stand on podium, says former skipper Bharat Chetri

Tokyo Olympics: Hockey team has great chance to stand on podium, says former skipper Bharat Chetri

New Delhi [India], July 16 (ANI): Former India skipper and goalkeeper Bharat Chetri said merely featuring in the London Olympics gave the side a much-needed motivation as they had missed out in 2008. After facing the disappointment of not qualifying for the 2008 Olympics, Chetri was very excited abo...

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Tokyo Olympics: 'Improved' Indian hockey teams look to end 41-year-old medal drought (Preview)

Tokyo Olympics: 'Improved' Indian hockey teams look to end 41-year-old medal drought (Preview)

By Anuj MishraNew Delhi [India], July 16 (ANI): With seven days to go for the Tokyo Olympics to get underway, athletes across the globe are looking to give finishing touch to their preparations and head for the showpiece event. The Indian contingent is no different as 126 athletes will look to give ...

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What's the biggest asset of our hockey team? Dhanraj Pillay answers

What's the biggest asset of our hockey team? Dhanraj Pillay answers

New Delhi: Hockey legend Dhanraj Pillay feels that the biggest asset of the current hockey team is their fitness and he also said the Manpreet Singh-led side would do very well in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics."I am very confident they will do it this time. They have been doing well in the last 5 year...

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Tokyo Olympics great chance for us to create history, says hockey defender Gurjit

Tokyo Olympics great chance for us to create history, says hockey defender Gurjit

New Delhi [India], July 15 (ANI): The Indian women's hockey team defender Gurjit Kaur, who has played 87 matches for the national side, is all set to represent India in the Olympics for the first time in her career. The defender expressed that the Tokyo Olympics is a great chance for the Indian wome...

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Tokyo Olympics: Successful tours have definitely boosted hockey team's confidence, says defender Amit Rohidas

Tokyo Olympics: Successful tours have definitely boosted hockey team's confidence, says defender Amit Rohidas

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], July 13 (ANI): The Indian men's Hockey team defender Amit Rohidas is geared up for his first Olympic campaign in the upcoming Tokyo Games.The 28-year-old defender, who has played 97 matches for the national side, expressed that it has taken him 12 years to fulfill his ...

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Tokyo Olympics: Indian hockey team has a good chance of finishing on podium, says Dilip Tirkey

Tokyo Olympics: Indian hockey team has a good chance of finishing on podium, says Dilip Tirkey

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): Former India hockey captain and defender Dilip Tirkey recently recalled some interesting stories from the 1996 and 2000 Olympic Games ahead of the Tokyo showpiece event.With less than two weeks to go for the Tokyo Games, the Olympic fever is slowly engulfing the ent...

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It's been a journey of self-realisation for the boys: Sreejesh

It's been a journey of self-realisation for the boys: Sreejesh

New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team goalkeeper PR Sreejesh gave an insight into the team's preparations ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, saying its been almost two years since the groundwork began in Bengaluru and that the time spent at the national camp during lockdown has been "a journe...

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We don't fear the stronger opponents anymore: Hockey forward Navneet

We don't fear the stronger opponents anymore: Hockey forward Navneet

Bengaluru: The Indian women's hockey team forward Navneet Kaur, who has played 79 matches for the national team, is all set to take part in her first Olympic campaign in Tokyo this year. The 25 year old expressed that playing in the Olympics has been a childhood dream for her and she will leave...

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Olympics are the benchmark in competitive hockey, says former goalkeeper Subbaiah

Olympics are the benchmark in competitive hockey, says former goalkeeper Subbaiah

New Delhi [India], July 9 (ANI): As the Indian athletes carry out their high-octane practice sessions for the upcoming Tokyo Games, it's time for the hockey fans to relive the memories from the triumphant Olympic campaigns in the past.In the ninth article of Hockey India's Flashback Series, former I...

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Won't let sacrifices of last one year go waste: Lalremsiami

Won't let sacrifices of last one year go waste: Lalremsiami

Bengaluru, July 9 (IANS) Indian women's hockey team forward Lalremsiami has said the team will go all out at the Tokyo Olympics and won't allow the "hard work and sacrifices" made during the year-long national camp at Bengaluru go waste.Lalremsiami, who is among the eight debutants in the squad for ...

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