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Olympics hockey: India suffer another reverse, lose 1-3 to Kiwis


August 1st, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) New Zealand chalked up a 3-1 win over India who thus slid to their second defeat in as many matches in the Olympic men's hockey competition ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: India take on New Zealand in pressure game (Preview)


July 31st, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) India take on New Zealand Wednesday in what would be a key game for both teams if they hope to remain on course in the men's ... Read more...

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Champions Trophy: Spain to meet Australia in final


December 10th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 10 (IANS) Spain continued their remarkable return to form with a superb 3-1 win over The Netherlands Saturday to set up a title clash with Australia in the final ... Read more...

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Champions Trophy: Kiwis face Oz in must-win game


December 9th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 9 (IANS) New Zealand must beat Australia Saturday to stay in contention for a spot in the final of the Owen G. Glenn FIH Champions Trophy hockey tournament.New ... Read more...

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Champions Trophy: Australia beat Pakistan 6-1, NZ hold Netherlands 3-3


December 6th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 6 (IANS) Australia thrashed Pakistan 6-1 with captain Jamie Dwyer scoring a hat-trick while hosts New Zealand drew 3-3 with the Netherlands after a sensational day of action ... Read more...

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Azlan Shah: India’s medal hopes dashed as New Zealand crush them 7-3


May 12th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 12 (IANS) India thrice surrendered the lead against New Zealand to go down 3-7 in their last league encounter of the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here ... Read more...

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Azlan Shah Cup: India squander two-goal lead, lose to Korea 2-3


May 5th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 5 (IANS) India frittered away a two-goal advantage to lose their opening game in the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament 2-3 against South Korea here Thursday.In the ... Read more...

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Malaysia crumble to Kiwi assault


October 5th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) New Zealand capitalized on defensive lapses to trounce Malaysia 5-0 and record their second consecutive victory in pool B of the women's hockey competition in the 19th ... Read more...

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Delhi CWG welcome fantastic, brilliant, incredible: NZ contingent leader


October 4th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 4 (ANI): New Zealand contingent leader Irene van Dyk has described the opening ceremony of the XIXth Commonwealth Games held here as fantastic, brilliant and incredible.The 38-year-old Silver Fern, ... Read more...

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Indian women’s hockey team clinch series against New Zealand


May 22nd, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team beat New Zealand 3-1 in the fourth Test at the National Hockey Stadium in Wellington Saturday and took an unassailable 2-0 lead ... Read more...

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Indian women’s team beat Kiwis to seal hockey series


May 22nd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 22(ANI): The Indian women's hockey team scored three second half goals to beat New Zealand 3-1 at the National Hockey Stadium in Wellington on Saturday, and seal the five-Test series ... Read more...

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Indian women’s hockey team held 2-2 by New Zealand


May 19th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team were held 2-2 by New Zealand in their third Test Match at the Kett Capital Hockey Stadium in Napier Wednesday. India led ... Read more...

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Indian women’s hockey team draw with New Zealand


May 16th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team Sunday drew 2-2 with New Zealand in their second Test match at the Endeavour Trust Twin Turfs in Palmerston North, New Zealand. The ... Read more...

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New Zealand finish ninth beating South Africa in sudden death


March 12th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) New Zealand prevailed over South Africa 5-4 in sudden death to finish ninth in the Hockey World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Friday. The ... Read more...

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Argentina beat Canada, to play India for seventh-eighth place


March 10th, 2010 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) India will clash with Argentina for the seventh-eighth place classification match after the Latin Americans survived a late charge from Canada to prevail 4-2 in the last ... Read more...

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Not worried about the semis rivals, says German coach


March 9th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) German coach Markus Weise Tuesday said they are not worried who they will face in the semifinals of the Hockey World Cup. "This is the World Cup. We ... Read more...

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Germany, the Netherlands and Korea have a realistic chance (Preview)


March 8th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Defending champions Germany take on New Zealand while three-time winners the Netherlands clash with Korea in two key games that will decide the semi-finalists from Pool A ... Read more...

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Germany, Netherlands play exhilarating draw, four teams in semis race (Roundup)


March 8th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy and Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Staunch rivals Germany and the Netherlands played out an exciting 2-2 draw while Korea demolished Canada 9-2 to leave the two ... Read more...

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Argentina should host major events to popularise hockey: Coach


March 7th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Argentine coach Pablo Lombi wants the International Hockey Federation (FIH) to hold more tournaments like the Champions Challenge in the soccer mad nation to promote hockey. Lombi ... Read more...

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Argentina upset New Zealand with a second-half goal (Lead)


March 7th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Facundo Callioni's fine second-half strike led Argentina to a shock 1-0 win over New Zealand and made the Black Sticks' chances of making to the ... Read more...

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Argentina upset New Zealand 1-0


March 7th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Argentina shocked New Zealand 1-0 to earn their first points in the Hockey World Cup here Sunday. After a goalless first half, the Latin Americans scored through Facundo ... Read more...

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New Zealand stay alive, beat Korea 2-1: World Cup Hockey


March 5th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) A resolute New Zealand defeated Korea 2-1 in a Pool A match to stay in contention for a semi-final berth in the Hockey World Cup ... Read more...

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Indian-origin Black Sticks player Bhana is big hit


March 4th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Priyesh Bhana is a New Zealander but his Indian roots and his sizzling runs have made him a crowd favourite in the ongoing Hockey World Cup. The ... Read more...

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New Zealand struggle to beat Canada 3-2 in World Cup (Lead)


March 1st, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Ryan Archibald's strike minutes before the hooter helped New Zealand edge past Canada 3-2 in a Pool A match of the Hockey World Cup ... Read more...

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World Cup hockey teams have no quarrel with security (Lead)


February 24th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Reigning World Cup and Olympic hockey champions Germany, Spain and New Zealand have differing views on security cover provided to their teams here but they ... Read more...

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New Zealand hockey team happy with extra security


February 24th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The New Zealand squad for the Feb 28-March 13 hockey World Cup feels it could well do with a bit of extra security cover when ... Read more...

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New Zealand striker pulls out of hockey World Cup (Second Lead, Changing Dateline)


February 22nd, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Feb 22 (IANS) New Zealand striker Simon Childe Monday pulled out of the hockey World Cup, beginning Feb 28 in New Delhi, saying a thick security cover is not an ideal ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Australian hockey teams arrive in India (Lead)


February 22nd, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Amid heightened security cover, the Pakistan and Australian hockey teams arrived in India Monday for the World Cup beginning in New Delhi Feb 28. The Australian hockey team ... Read more...

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Kiwi hockey World Cup team gets all-clear on India terror threat


February 22nd, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Feb 22(ANI): New Zealand Hockey Federation (NZHF) has said that its national team, which had been on stand-by for the World Cup in India, will participate in the tournament and depart ... Read more...

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New Zealand to play in hockey World Cup despite terror threat (Lead)


February 22nd, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 22 (IANS) New Zealand's hockey team will leave for India later Monday to take part in the hockey World Cup that begins in New Delhi next Sunday. Officials had earlier ... Read more...

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Terror threat: New Zealand hockey team rethinks India trip (Second Lead)


February 17th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 17 (IANS) New Zealand's hockey team, which earlier planned to continue with its trip to the Hockey World Cup in New Delhi despite an Al Qaeda threat against sports events ... Read more...

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Terror threat: New Zealand hockey team reconsiders India trip


February 17th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 17 (IANS) New Zealand's hockey team may delay its trip to the Hockey World Cup in New Delhi, following an Al Qaeda threat against sports events in India, an official ... Read more...

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Kiwi hockey team parks itself in Perth, wary terror threat in India


February 17th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Feb.17 (ANI): The New Zealand men's hockey team will stay in Perth for the time being rather than travel on to India following terror threats against sports events there.The team's decision ... Read more...

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The boys deserved to finish better: coach Bansal


June 23rd, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) A ninth-place finish was unthinkable when the Indian team left for the junior World Cup. Going by the Asian Champions' track record in the run-up to the ... Read more...

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Junior World Cup hockey: India draw against New Zealand


June 9th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 9 (IANS) India missed chances galore to draw 2-2 with New Zealand in a Group D league match in the junior hockey World Cup at the Seng Kang Sports and ... Read more...

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