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Olympics: Be careful in opening match, former stars warn India
Tokyo, July 22 (IANS) The first match at the Olympics has always been a matter of concern for the Indian men's hockey team in the last eight editions since the Moscow Olympics in 1980, when they last won gold.
2021-07-22
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Hockey
Former hockey players praise sport's new web-based portal 'Heroes Connect'
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Several former hockey players, including forward Sabu Varkey and women's team goalkeeper Helen Mary, have praised 'Heroes Connect', a new web-based responsive platform designed to encourage former and current Indian players to initiate discussions around the sport.
2021-07-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Present Hockey team is fittest to leave shores of India: Somaya
M.M. Somaya or Maneyapanda Muthanna Somaya, the 62-year-old Arjuna Award-winning hockey player was the former captain of the Indian Hockey team in the Seoul Olympics of 1988. He has represented the country in the 1984 Los Angels Olympics also as part of the Gold medal winning Indian Hockey team of the 1980 Moscow Olympics under Captain V. Bhaskaran.
2021-07-18
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Olympics: Hockey goalkeepers can be changed only on permanent basis
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has allowed hockey teams to expand their squads to 18 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the same consideration is not given to goalkeepers.
2021-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Hockey
Olympics: High chances of India finishing on hockey podium: Baskaran
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) Padmashri V. Baskaran was the captain when India last won a gold medal in hockey at the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow.
2021-07-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Hockey
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 journey of self-realisation for the boys".
2021-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
I'll lead from the front at Olympics: woman hockey forward Navneet
Bengaluru, 10 July (IANS) Woman hockey forward Navneet Kaur says she would lead from the front at the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games, her first appearance at the world's biggest sports extravaganza.
2021-07-10
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
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.
2021-07-09
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
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.
2021-07-08
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Hockey
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.
2021-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
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.
2021-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Hockey
Hockey great Keshav Chandra Datt passes away
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Indian hockey great Keshav Chandra Datt, who was part of the country's golden era of the sport post-Independence, died on Wednesday morning. He was 95.
2021-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
'Want to make most of the opportunity after missing Asian Games'
Bengaluru, July 6 (IANS) Indian hockey team forward Gurjant Singh wants to make the Tokyo Olympic Games opportunity count after missing the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta due to a slump in form and the FIH World Cup due to injury.
2021-07-06
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Odisha recommends Pramod Bhagat for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
Bhubaneswar, July 6 (IANS) The Odisha government has recommended the name of para-badminton player Pramod Bhagat for the country's highest sporting honour, "Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award", for the year 2021.
2021-07-06
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey,Badminton
'Hockey coach Reid always adopts team-first approach'
Bengaluru, July 5 (IANS) Former Indian men's hockey team forward and the current assistant coach, Shivendra Singh, said on Monday that the focus of the Olympics-bound squad during the national camp here has been on "speed, sharpness, skill and agility" to make an impact inside the 'D'.
2021-07-05
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Uncertainty over 2021 jr men's hockey World Cup allotted to India
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Even as there is confusion and uncertainty over the hosting of the 2021 hockey men's Junior World Cup allotted to India, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Friday announced Malaysia as host for the 2023 men's Junior World Cup.
2021-07-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Hockey
Devised a system where we peak at the right time: Midfielder Nisha
Bengaluru, July 2 (IANS) India women's hockey team midfielder Nisha said on Friday that the players and coaching staff had put in place a system to ensure the side peaks in time for the Olympic Games, which commence on July 23.
2021-07-02
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Fighting spirit behind India hockey team's resurgence: Hardik
Bengaluru, June 30 (IANS) Men's hockey team midfielder Hardik Singh said on Wednesday that the "fighting spirit" built over the last few months was one of the key reasons for India's resurgence in the sport, and that the country now has a "very strong" bench strength as it prepares for the Olympics.
2021-06-30
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Sreejesh, Deepika recommended for Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team goalkeeper PR Sreejesh and former women's player Deepika were on Saturday nominated by Hockey India (HI) for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.
2021-06-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
It was challenging to prepare for Olympics: Hockey umpires
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Indian hockey umpires, Javed Shaikh and Raghuprasad RV, said on Friday that preparing for the Olympic Games in Tokyo had quite a few challenges, given that things were different this time around due to the pandemic.
2021-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Rani Rampal named women's hockey captain for Olympics
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) on Monday named veteran striker Rani Rampal as the captain of the 16-member Indian women's hockey squad that will compete at the next month's Tokyo Olympic Games.
2021-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Top Indian women's hockey administrator Amrit Bose dead
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Amrit Bose, a secretary of the erstwhile Indian Women's Hockey Federation (IWHF), passed away on Sunday. She was 84.
2021-06-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
India announce women's hockey team for Olympics
Bengaluru, June 17 (IANS) The Hockey India (HI) announced a 16-member national women's hockey team, including experienced Rani Rampal, for the Tokyo Olympic Games.
2021-06-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
India strong contenders for Olympic hockey medal: Oltmans
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) India will be one of the strongest contenders for a medal in men's hockey tournament of the Olympic Games if they display mental toughness in ample measure, says Roelant Oltmans, Dutch hockey tactician and former India men's coach.
2021-06-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
India has the right mix of youth and experience: Midfielder Lilima
Bengaluru, June 12 (IANS) India women's hockey team midfielder Lilima Minz feels the core group, currently preparing for the Olympics, has the right mix of youth and experience which is 'crucial to give the team direction in difficult situations'.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Need to stay calm to think clearly: Hockey forward Navneet
Bengaluru, June 12 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team needs to stay calm in crunch situations in order to think clearly during the Olympics, says forward Navneet Kaur, who has played 79 matches for the country.
2021-06-12
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Olympic hockey opener will set momentum: Forward Ramandeep
Bengaluru, June 9 (IANS) Experienced India hockey forward Ramandeep Singh said on Wednesday that a good showing in the opening match at the Tokyo Olympic Games will give the team the "right momentum".
2021-06-09
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Goalkeeper must be in sync with defenders: Hockey G-K Krishan Pathak
Bengaluru, June 8 (IANS) India men's hockey team goalkeeper Krishan Pathak said on Tuesday that coordination with defenders was the key to a sturdy defence.
2021-06-08
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Indian men strong contenders for Oly hockey podium finish: Khandker
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team is a strong contender for a podium finish at the Tokyo Olympic Games, former India forward Tushar Khandker said on Monday.
2021-06-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Focus now on fitness, setting biological clock for Tokyo: Namita
Bengaluru, June 4 (IANS) With less than 50 days to go for the scheduled start to the Olympic Games, the focus has shifted to maintaining peak fitness and ensuring the biological clock is set to the time she and her teammates will be playing in Tokyo, Indian hockey midfielder Namita Toppo said on Friday.
2021-06-04
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Former India hockey left-winger Usman Khan passes away
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) Former India hockey player Usman Khan has passed away following a prolonged battle with cancer, Hockey India announced on Friday. The stylish left-winger was 76.
2021-06-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Oman beats India to become host of first Hockey5s World Cup 2024
Lausanne, June 3 (IANS) Oman has beaten India, Pakistan and Singapore to win the bid to host the first edition of the FIH Hockey5s World Cups for men and women, to be played in January 2024. Matches will take place in Omani capital Muscat, the FIH announced on Thursday.
2021-06-03
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Hockey
Indian hockey official Rabbi Roshan passes away
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Hockey's national technical official, Rabbi Roshan, passed away on Thursday due to prolonged illness caused by Covid-19, Hockey India (HI) said in a statement. He was 44.
2021-06-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
2 Indian hockey umpires training hard for Tokyo Olympics
Bengaluru, June 3 (IANS) Two Indian hockey umpires who will officiate at the upcoming Olympic Games are getting ready for the assignment by carrying out varied fitness training, including the yo-yo test.
2021-06-03
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Olympics will be a fairytale, Rani biggest inspiration: Manpreet
Bengaluru, June 2 (IANS) Making debut at the upcoming Tokyo Olympic Games would be a fairy-tale, Indian women's hockey team defender Manpreet Kaur said on Wednesday. The young player also said that skipper Rani Rampal had been her biggest inspiration.
2021-06-02
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Hockey rankings: Indian men placed 4th, women 9th
Lausanne (Switzerland), June 2 (IANS) Indian men and women's hockey teams maintained their fourth and ninth position, respectively, in the latest International Hockey Federation (FIH) world rankings released on Wednesday.
2021-06-02
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Hockey
Argentina tour gave players confidence: Hockey defender Lakra
Bengaluru, June 1 (IANS) India's tour of Argentina in April, when they defeated the host and reigning Olympic champions in both FIH Pro League matches, has given "us confidence in our abilities", national hockey team defender Birendra Lakra said on Tuesday.
2021-06-01
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Women's hockey team living in the moment, not taking stress
Bengaluru, May 29 (IANS) Indian women's hockey team is looking to stay in present and avoid stress ahead of Olympics, said defender Reena Khokhar on Saturday.
2021-05-29
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
I challenge myself to reduce mistakes: Hockey defender Jarmanpreet
Bengaluru, May 28 (IANS) Indian hockey team defender Jarmanpreet Singh on Friday said that he keeps challenging himself to reduce the margin of error, and that mental fitness is as important as physical fitness in the current scenario.
2021-05-28
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Hockey forward Navneet confident of India's good show at Olympics
Bengaluru, May 27 (IANS) Indian women's hockey team forward Navneet Kaur is hopeful of playing in her first Olympic Games and is confident about her team having a memorable outing in Tokyo.
2021-05-27
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Intra-squad hockey games right warm-up for Oly: Striker Akashdeep
Bengaluru, May 26 (IANS) Experienced hockey striker Akashdeep Singh is unperturbed by the lack of pre-Olympic Games tours due to Covid-enforced travel restrictions and says that intra-squad matches are providing good preparation.
2021-05-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
A few tweaks still required before Olympics: Nilakanta Sharma
Bengaluru, May 25 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team midfielder Nilakanta Sharma said on Tuesday that the team still needed to improve on executing the short passes and maintaining possession for longer periods.
2021-05-25
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Mohali stadium named after hockey icon Balbir Singh Senior
Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) The Mohali International Hockey Stadium in Punjab near here was dedicated to legendary centre-forward Balbir Singh Senior at a formal ceremony on his first death anniversary on Tuesday.
2021-05-25
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Hockey
Hockey India adds 126 umpires and judges for competitions
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) said on Monday that it has added 126 candidates to its list of umpires and judges following two sets of online workshops from September last year till March 2021.
2021-05-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Playing together for long makes a difference: Hockey midfielder Jaskaran
Bengaluru, May 22 (IANS) India men's hockey team midfielder Jaskaran Singh says his on-field coordination with Mandeep Singh and skipper Manpreet Singh is because they have been playing together for a long time.
2021-05-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Priority is to make hockey more visible globally: Batra
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) India's Narinder Batra was re-elected as president of International Hockey Federation (FIH) in an election held virtually on Saturday. Batra secured 63 votes out of 124 to edge past Belgium's Marc Coudron, who got 61.
2021-05-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Batra re-elected as world hockey body president
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) India's Narinder Batra was re-elected as president of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) in a virtual presidential election held on Saturday. Batra secured 63 votes out of 124 to defeat Belgium's Marc Coudron who was the other candidate in fray. Coudron got 61 votes. This will be Batra's second term.
2021-05-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Batra eyes second term as world hockey body chief
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) chief Narinder Batra, who is aiming for a second term as president of International Hockey Federation (FIH), faces Marc Coudron of Belgium for the top post in FIH presidential election due to take place on Saturday evening.
2021-05-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
PR Sreejesh re-elected to FIH Athletes Committee
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) India men's hockey team goalkeeper, PR Sreejesh, has been re-elected to the international hockey federation's (FIH) Athletes Committee for a second term.
2021-05-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Adapting to Tokyo time zone key to success: Hockey goalkeeper Savita
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) India women's hockey team goalkeeper Savita Punia said their preparation for Tokyo Olympics includes adapting to the local time zone and weather conditions.
2021-05-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey