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Gyanendro Ningombam elected unopposed as Hockey India President

Gyanendro Ningombam elected unopposed as Hockey India President

New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Manipur's Gyanendro Ningombam has been elected unopposed as Hockey India President while former president Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad is back in the Hockey India Executive Board after being elected unopposed for the senior vice president post.Ningombam now becomes the first presiden...

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Hockey activities resume in Andhra Pradesh

Hockey activities resume in Andhra Pradesh

Vizag (Andhra Pradesh) [India], November 5 (ANI): In accordance with the Ministry of Home Affairs' (MHA) guidelines issued in September, hockey players in Andhra Pradesh have resumed sports activities keeping in mind the detailed SOP and guidelines provided by Hockey India.The detailed SOPs and guid...

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Hockey players resume sport activities in Andhra Pradesh

Hockey players resume sport activities in Andhra Pradesh

Visakhapatnam, Nov 5 (IANS) Around 48 hockey players have returned to the field and resumed limited sports activities in Andhra Pradesh in accordance with the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs' (MHA) amid the Covid-19 pandemic.These players are mostly above the age group of 18 years ...

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Being part of FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers was 'simply magical': Sharmila Devi

Being part of FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers was 'simply magical': Sharmila Devi

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], November 5 (ANI): The Indian Women's Hockey Team Forward Sharmila Devi said being part of the FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers was "simply magical".Devi has got off to a decent start in her international career. The 19-year-old, who has played nine matches for the nationa...

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Fortunate to be playing alongside Rani & Vandana, says Sharmila

Fortunate to be playing alongside Rani & Vandana, says Sharmila

Bengaluru, Nov 5 (IANS) Sharmila Devi has stated that she is very fortunate to be playing in the same era as Indian women's hockey team captain Rani and forward Vandana Katariya.The 19-year-old, who has played nine matches for the national team, scored India's second goal against USA in the first-le...

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Hockey activities resume in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

Hockey activities resume in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

Puducherry/Tamil Nadu [India], November 4 (ANI): In accordance with the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) guidelines issued in September, hockey players in Puducherry, as well as Tamil Nadu, have resumed sports activities keeping in mind the detailed SOP and precautionary guidelines provided by Hockey ...

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Hockey activities resume in Tamil Nadu & Puducherry

Hockey activities resume in Tamil Nadu & Puducherry

Puducherry, Nov 4 (IANS) Hockey players in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry have resumed limited sports activities in accordance with the Ministry of Home Affairs'(MHA) guidelines amid the Covid-19 pandemic.In Tamil Nadu, while there are several restrictions due to the ongoing battle with the pandemic, abo...

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AHF to conduct workshops for HI coaches & technical officials

AHF to conduct workshops for HI coaches & technical officials

New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) The Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) will conduct another set of online education workshops during the course of this month for Hockey India coaches, technical officials and umpires. A group of 15-30 coaches and umpires will be attending two workshops this month.Aimed at providi...

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Over 1000 hockey players resume sports activities in Jammu and Kashmir

Over 1000 hockey players resume sports activities in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], November 3 (ANI): In accordance with the Ministry of Home Affairs' (MHA) recent guidelines, hockey players in Jammu and Kashmir have resumed sports activities keeping in mind the detailed SOP and guidelines provided by Hockey India.The detailed SOPs and guidelin...

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Biggest dream is to win Olympic medal: Defender Nilam Sanjeep

Biggest dream is to win Olympic medal: Defender Nilam Sanjeep

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], November 3 (ANI): Indian Men's Hockey Team Defender Nilam Sanjeep Xess, who has played 14 matches for the national team, said his biggest dream is to win an Olympic Medal and is hopeful that the Indian side will create history in Tokyo next year.The 2020 Tokyo Olympics...

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