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Punjab win Junior National Hockey Championship


September 9th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 9 (IANS) Punjab defeated Odisha 4-3 to win the Hockey India Junior Men National Championship at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here Sunday.Punjab took lead in the 10th ... Read more...

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Junior Hockey: Punjab, Haryana, Odisha, SAI Bhopal in semis


September 7th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 7 (IANS) Punjab set up a high-voltage semifinal clash with defending champions Haryana in the junior boys national hockey championship here while last year's finalist Odisha will battle ... Read more...

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Junior Hockey: Haryana, Punjab, Karnataka enter quarters


September 6th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 6 (IANS) Punjab entered the quarterfinals of the junior men's hockey championship with a 15-0 win over Gujarat at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here Thursday.Mandeep Singh scored ... Read more...

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Junior Hockey: Punjab launch campaign in style


September 5th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) Akashdeep Singh scored four goals, including a hat-trick, to help Punjab blank Chattisgarh 7-0 in their opening match of the junior men's national hockey championship at ... Read more...

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Kerala split points with Kashmir in junior hockey


September 4th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 4 (IANS) Kerala split points with Jammu & Kashmir playing out a 4-4 draw in a pool G league match of the Junior National Men's Hockey Championship at ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh in quarters of national junior hockey


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 3 (IANS) Hosts Uttar Pradesh stormed into the quarterfinals of the Junior National Men's Hockey Championship defeating Jharkhand 6-0 in their last Pool D league match at the ... Read more...

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Cuban Fernandez, Yashvir to get Dronacharya Award


August 24th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Cuban coach Blas Iglesias Fernandez Friday became the first foreign coach in India to be awarded the Dronacharya Award.The sports ministry announced that Fernandez ... Read more...

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1972 Olympics: Germany’s triumph ends Asian dominance (Sports Special)


July 15th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
The Indian hockey team to the Munich Olympics sported a new look with only four players from the 1968 edition making the cut. Making his Olympic debut was Ashok Kumar, ... Read more...

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1936 Olympics: Dhyan Chand’s last hurrah (Sports Special)


July 8th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
As destiny would have it, the Berlin Games was to be Dhyan Chand's third and last Olympics at the age of 31, for he had decided to retire. Undoubtedly at the ... Read more...

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We taught the world how to play hockey: Leslie Claudius (Lead, Interview)


April 14th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) The renaming of a London underground (metro) station after him in the lead up to the London Olympics has overwhelmed Indian hockey legend Leslie Claudius, ... Read more...

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We taught the world how to play hockey: Leslie Claudius (Interview)


April 14th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) Indian hockey legend Leslie Claudius is overwhelmed at being only one of three Indians - after fellow greats Dhyan Chand and Roop Singh - among ... Read more...

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WSH: Pune Strykers beat Delhi Wizards in an away game


March 4th, 2012 - 2:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Penalty corner expert Gurpreet Singh's late conversions steered Pune Strykers to an impressive 3-1 win over Delhi Wizards in the third and last match on ... Read more...

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No takers for WSH in Delhi as Wizards win


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) At a sparsely occupied Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, Delhi Wizards kicked off their campaign with 3-2 win against the Karnataka Lions in the ... Read more...

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Rajpal to lead Delhi Wizards in WSH


February 29th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) India discard Rajpal Singh will be leading the Wizcraft-owned franchise Delhi Wizards in the World Series Hockey (WSH) in their opening game against Karnataka Lions ... Read more...

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Hockey coach Nobbs gets a salary hike


February 27th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Indian men's hockey coach Michael Nobbs received a pay hike Monday after the national team qualified for the 2012 London Games.The sports ministry hiked Nobbs ... Read more...

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Haryana pours cash on hockey hero Sandeep Singh


February 27th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 27 (IANS) The Haryana state government Monday showered cash awards on India's ace drag-flicker Sandeep Singh for his stunning performance in helping the national hockey team to qualify ... Read more...

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Revelry as India in Olympic race, hard road ahead


February 27th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) It was celebration time in India with the men's hockey team back in the Olympics after eight years. The only person who is thinking of ... Read more...

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Celebrations as India hockey back in Olympic race


February 27th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) It was celebration time in India with the men's hockey team back in the Olympics after eight years. The only person who is thinking of ... Read more...

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We need to start our Olympic preparation now: Nobbs


February 27th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) India hockey coach Michael Nobbs said the team's preparation for the 2012 London Olympics started Sunday with a 8-1 in over France in the final ... Read more...

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Windfall for India’s hockey players


February 27th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) There was finally a windfall for the Indian hockey players as the national team Sunday night booked its berth for the 2012 London Olympic after ... Read more...

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Delightful Sunday for hockey fans at National Stadium


February 27th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Seldom have Delhi's hockey fans enjoyed a match like they did at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium Sunday night. And so did the Indian ... Read more...

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Indian hockey team benefits from video referrals


February 27th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) While the Indian cricket team continues with its anti-referral stance the men's hockey team benefited from video reviewing in the 2012 London Olympic Qualifiers winning ... Read more...

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India ride on Sandeep’s brilliance to book London berth


February 26th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Eight-time champions India are back in the Games with a 8-1 drubbing of France in the final of the 2012 London Olympic men's hockey qualifiers ... Read more...

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Men’s hockey Olympic qualifier: Bronze for Canada


February 26th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Canada finished the men's hockey Olympic qualifier on a bright note as they narrowly edged out Poland for the bronze medal, beating them 4-3 at ... Read more...

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Men’s hockey Olympic qualifier: Italy take 5th place


February 26th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Italy thrashed Singapore 5-0 to finish fifth in the men's hockey Olympic qualifier at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here Sunday.This game was a repeat ... Read more...

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Women’s hockey Olympic qualifier: Canada take fifth place


February 26th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Canada beat Poland 3-0 to grab fifth position leaving their opponents without a single win in the women's hockey Olympic qualifier at the Major Dhyan ... Read more...

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Women’s hockey Olympic qualifier: Italy finish third


February 26th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Italy narrowly edged out Ukraine 2-1 to finish third in the women's hockey Olympic qualifier at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here Saturday.Italy have performed ... Read more...

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Indian women hockey team’s Olympic dreams shattered (Lead)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The Olympic dreams of the Indian women's hockey team came crashing Saturday as they lost 1-3 to tournament favourites South Africa in the final of ... Read more...

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Girls crumbled under pressure against South Africa: Coach


February 26th, 2012 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Indian women's hockey coach C.R. Kumar admitted that conceding an early goal as early as in the fifth minute put the team under pressure against ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey qualifiers: Indian men, women in finals (Roundup)


February 25th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Indian men's and women's teams Friday night made it to the finals of the 2012 London Olympics qualifiers, the former with a come-from-behind 4-2 ... Read more...

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India thrash Poland 4-2, face France in final (Lead)


February 24th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team set up a final clash with France after a come-from-behind 4-2 win over Poland in their last pool match of ... Read more...

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‘Indian girls have the mental strength to beat South Africa’


February 24th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Indian women's hockey coach C.R. Kumar said Friday the team has the mental strength to overcome South Africa in Saturday's final despite going down 2-5 ... Read more...

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Women’s hockey Olympic qualifier: India beat Italy


February 24th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team scraped past Italy 1-0 in their last pool match here Friday to take on South Africa in Saturday's final of ... Read more...

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Men’s hockey Olympic qualifier: Italy blank Singapore


February 24th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Italy beat Singapore 4-0 to record their first victory in the men's hockey Olympic qualifier at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Friday.Italy and ... Read more...

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South African girls miffed at forcing of qualifiers on them


February 24th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) South African women's hockey team captain Marsha Marescia says winning Saturday's final will be a fitting reply to the South African Sports Confederation and Olympic ... Read more...

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