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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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Young striker Lalremsiami to fulfill late dad's wish

Young striker Lalremsiami to fulfill late dad's wish

Bengaluru: Having made the cut to the 16-member Indian women's hockey squad for the Tokyo Olympics, young striker Lalremsiami is hopeful of winning a medal in Japan.She said the team has worked hard and made many sacrifices for the Olympics due to the current COVID-19 pandemic situation."We won't wa...

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India invited for new annual women's hockey tournament in Dec 2022

India invited for new annual women's hockey tournament in Dec 2022

Lausanne, July 8 (IANS) The international hockey federation will start promotion and relegation for the FIH Women's Pro League for the next season and has invited India to compete in the upcoming eight-team competition called the Women's Nations Cup.The Women's Nations Cup, a new yearly competition ...

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Hockey great Keshav Datt was a great human being too: Gurbux Singh

Hockey great Keshav Datt was a great human being too: Gurbux Singh

Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Keshav Chandra Datt, the double Olympian who passed away in Kolkata in the night of Tuesday and Wednesday, was a "great player but more than that a great human being," remembers former India hockey skipper Gurbux Singh.A legendary figure in Indian hockey and on the maidans of C...

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Fitness, variety in talent gives Indian hockey team edge: Jagbir

Fitness, variety in talent gives Indian hockey team edge: Jagbir

New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Two-time hockey Olympian Jagbir Singh is optimistic about India's chances to succeed at the forthcoming Olympic Games due to variety in talent and high level of fitness.The centre-forward, who was a member of the Indian team during the 1988 Seoul and 1992 Barcelona Olympics,...

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1988 Seoul Olympics experience was worth 100 international matches, says Jagbir Singh

1988 Seoul Olympics experience was worth 100 international matches, says Jagbir Singh

New Delhi [India], July 7 (ANI): Former India striker and two-time Olympian Jagbir Singh went back in time to reflect on India's topsy-turvy campaign at the 1988 Seoul Olympics and the remarkable fightback to the top six after finishing at the bottom of the table in the 1986 World Cup."One can imagi...

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Hockey India, SAI condole demise of double Olympic champion Keshav Chandra Datt

Hockey India, SAI condole demise of double Olympic champion Keshav Chandra Datt

New Delhi: Hockey India and Sports Authority of India (SAI) has condoled the demise of hockey legend Keshav Chandra Datt who breathed his last at about 12:30 am on Wednesday. He was 95 years old.Datt was part of India's golden era in hockey. He was a formidable halfback and was part of Independent I...

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