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Hockey nationals: Holders Haryana drawn with Bhopal


September 20th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Defending champions Haryana have been drawn in Group A along with Maharashtra, Puducherry, Bengal and Bhopal for the second Hockey India Senior Men's National Championship ... Read more...

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Gus Logie appointed Canada coach for second time


June 30th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto (Canada), June 30 (IANS/CMC) Former West Indies batsman Gus Logie has been appointed Canada's coach for the second time.The 51-year-old, also a former Windies head coach, first led the side ... Read more...

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Dwyer to lead Australian men’s hockey team in Olympics


June 18th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 18 (IANS) Five-time world player of the year, Jamie Dwyer will lead a 16-member Australian men's hockey team in the 2012 London Olympics.The Kookaburras took home bronze from ... Read more...

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Players’ obsession is only to win: Hockey coach Michael Nobbs


June 17th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) India's hockey coach Michael Nobbs says the one good thing about the present lot of players is that they are neither euphoric nor weighed down ... Read more...

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Champions Dempo aim to end I-League on high note


May 4th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) Already assured the I-League football title, champions Dempo face Prayag United in the last round here Saturday at the Salt Lake Stadium and aim to end ... Read more...

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Dempo bag I-League title for record fifth time (With Images)


April 20th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, April 20 (IANS) Dempo made history in Indian football here Friday as they won the I-League crown for a record fifth time with a goalless draw against East Bengal ... Read more...

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RCB hope to make up for twin losses


April 14th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 14 (IANS) Hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) hope to get back to winning ways after losing back-to-back matches when they take on Rajasthan Royals (RR) in an Indian ... Read more...

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More trouble for Majola over unauthorised IPL payments


March 26th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, March 26 (IANS) South Africa's top police unit Hawks are investigating how Cricket South Africa's (CSA) suspended chief executive Gerald Majola received 1.8 million rands in unauthorised bonuses for ... Read more...

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Tirkey, two others elected unopposed to Rajya Sabha


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 22 (IANS) Former Indian hockey captain Dilip Tirkey and two other candidates of Odisha's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) were Thursday elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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West Indies end five-year drought against Australia


March 19th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kingstown (St. Vincent), March 19 (IANS/CMC) West Indies broke a five-year drought against Australia when they held their nerves to seal the second One-Day International in a tense finish at Arnos ... Read more...

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BJD to field Dilip Tirkey for Rajya Sabha


March 16th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 16 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday said the ruling Biju Janata Dal would be fielding former Indian hockey captain Dilip Tirkey for the upcoming Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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Dejected Rajpal blames HI for his omission from London list


February 27th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) A dejected former India hockey captain Rajpal Singh Monday said he expected his exclusion from the list of 48 probables for the London Olympics and ... Read more...

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India to host inaugural World Hockey League final


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS)India was Wednesday allotted the final of the inaugural World Hockey League that will now serve as a qualifying tournament for both the World Cup and ... Read more...

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Pakistan omit skipper Imran and Waseem from Olympic hockey probables


February 18th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Feb 18 (IANS) Pakistan have in a surprise move omitted skipper Muhammad Imran, midfielder Waseem Ahmed and goalkeeper Salman Akbar from the preliminary list of hockey probables selected for ... Read more...

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India’s men’s and women’s hockey teams chasing Olympic dream


February 17th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team will be striving to return to the Olympics in London after missing the Games for the first time in 80 years ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh to set up museum after Dhyan Chand


January 24th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 24 (IANS) A museum in the memory of hockey legend Dhyan Chand will come up in Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced.Dhyan Chand, who ... Read more...

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India come from behind to hold South Africa 3-3, win series 3-1


January 22nd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) India made a stunning comeback from three goals down to hold South Africa 3-3 and won the five-match Karbonn Cup hockey Test series 3-1 at ... Read more...

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Domestic T20 the best: Dravid


December 14th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 14 (IANS) India's batting great Rahul Dravid feels Twenty20 role is best suited for domestic cricket. He has also asked the International Cricket Council (ICC) to cut down ... Read more...

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Champions Challenge hockey: India concede last-minute goal to lose (Lead)


December 5th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Dec 4 (IANS) A last minute goal saw India lose 3-4 to Belgium in an exhilarating final of the Champions Challenge hockey tournament here Sunday.India were comfortably sitting on ... Read more...

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End 50-over cricket, says England spinner Swann


December 1st, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) England off-spinner Graeme Swann has called for an end to One-Day International (ODI), saying Tests and Twenty20 are the way forward for cricket.Swann admitted that he ... Read more...

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India concede equaliser in dying seconds to draw with Belgium


November 27th, 2011 - 2:41 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Nov 27 (IANS) India have been unlucky to concede a goal 26 second from time to draw 3-3 their opening game in the Champions Challenge hockey tournament against Belgium.It ... Read more...

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Bajwa hopeful of Pakistan’s good showing in Champions Trophy


November 17th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Pakistan's hockey is riding high on confidence after winning a three-nation tournament beating hosts Australia in Perth and will be no pushovers at next month's Champions ... Read more...

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FIH to continue recognising Hockey India


November 12th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) In a major breather for hockey in the country, International Hockey Federation (FIH) has decided to continue with its recognition of Hockey India (HI) and ... Read more...

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FIH expected to announce Indian TV rights deal


October 13th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) is expected to announce a new four-year broadcast deal in India for 2011-2014.The federation has invited offers for its ... Read more...

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Shakeel Abbasi to lead Pakistan hockey team, Sohail Abbas back


October 11th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 11 (IANS) Shakeel Abbasi has replaced the ailing Mohammad Imran as the captain of the Pakistani hockey team for the tri-series in Australia.The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey chief says keen on bilateral ties with India


October 11th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 11 (IANS) The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF)says it is keen on reviving active hockey ties with India and it is working at all levels to see the two ... Read more...

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ICC goes along with Indian board, DRS is not mandatory


October 11th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 11 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to do away with the mandatory use of the Umpires Decision Review System (DRS) and has gone back to ... Read more...

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ICC executive board to discuss Test championship


October 9th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 9 (IANS) The possibility of converting the 2013 Champions Trophy into a Test championship will be discussed by the executive board of the International Cricket Council (ICC) at ... Read more...

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IOA convenes HI-IHF meeting to address issues raised by FIH


September 30th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has called for an urgent meeting between Hockey India (HI) and the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) here Tuesday in the ... Read more...

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Sandeep, Sardar recalled in national team for Australia tour


September 29th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A week after revoking the ban on ace drag-flicker Sandeep Singh and mid-fielder Sardar Singh, Hockey India (HI) recalled the duo in the 22-member ... Read more...

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Haryana announces Rs 30 lakh reward for hockey team


September 27th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 27 (IANS) Haryana Tuesday announced a reward of Rs.30 lakh for the Indian hockey team that won the inaugural Asian Champions Trophy in China.Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda made ... Read more...

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Sandeep, Sardara’s ban revoked by Hockey India


September 21st, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Ace drag flicker Sandeep Singh and star mid-fielder Sardara Singh took a sigh of relief Wednesday after their two-year ban, for indiscipline, was revoked by ... Read more...

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Ferguson banking on good CLT20 show to earn recall in Australian team


September 17th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) South Australian Redbacks vice-captain Callum Ferguson is banking on a good performance in the upcoming Champions League Twenty20 cricket tournament to regain his place in the ... Read more...

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Sandeep, Sardara appeal to Hockey India against ban


September 15th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) India's drag-flicker Sandeep Singh and midfielder Sardara Singh Thursday appealed against the two-year ban slapped on them by Hockey India (HI) for indiscipline.HI secretary general ... Read more...

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Finally, light in the life of Indian hockey hero Yuvraj Walmiki


September 15th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Electricity supplier BEST Thursday provided power connection to the modest garage-home of India's hockey hero Yuvraj Walmiki, bringing tears to the eyes of the family members."In ... Read more...

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