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COVID-19: India's FIH Pro League games in Europe postponed

COVID-19: India's FIH Pro League games in Europe postponed

Lausanne [Switzerland], May 4 (ANI): India's upcoming FIH Hockey Pro League away matches against Spain and Germany, scheduled to be played on May 15, 16, and May 22, 23 respectively, have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the FIH said on Tuesday."FIH, Hockey India as well as the Hockey...

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India's Pro League hockey games vs Spain, Germany postponed

India's Pro League hockey games vs Spain, Germany postponed

Lausanne, May 4 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team's preparations for the Tokyo Olympic Games suffered a major blow on Tuesday as its upcoming FIH Pro League away matches against Spain and Germany were postponed due to "international travel restrictions affecting India because of the Covid-19 pande...

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India can better goal conversion rate: Hockey striker Upadhyay

India can better goal conversion rate: Hockey striker Upadhyay

New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team can improve on its goal conversion rate, says striker Lalit Upadhyay.On their recent tour to Argentina, India scored 12 goals in four practice matches and five goals in the double header FIH Hockey Pro League matches against the Olympic champions....

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Still need to improve on our field goal conversion rate, says striker Lalit

Still need to improve on our field goal conversion rate, says striker Lalit

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], May 4 (ANI): Indian men's hockey team striker Lalit Upadhyay feels that the team still has scope to work on their goal conversion rate. In their recent tour to Argentina, the team scored a total of 12 goals in four practice matches and a total of five goals from the do...

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Hockey Pro League: Covid-hit India may not send team to Spain, Germany

Hockey Pro League: Covid-hit India may not send team to Spain, Germany

New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team participation in the upcoming FIH Hockey Pro League matches in Spain and Germany is doubtful due to a spike in coronavirus in the country, an official attached with the national team said on Monday."Since Germany has restricted travellers from Ind...

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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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