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Olympics: All eyes on Sushil after Yogeshwar’s bronze (Overall India Roundup)


August 12th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) India will be hoping for a second wrestling medal at the London Olympics with Beijing bronze winner Sushil Kumar in action on the concluding day ... Read more...

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Olympics: Wrestler Yogeshwar gets India bronze after hockey embarrassment (India Roundup)


August 12th, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt gave India lot to cheer about by winning the bronze medal on a day when the hockey team, eight-time Olympic champions, ended ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: India lose to SA, finish 12th


August 11th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) South Africa gave the finishing touches to India's disastrous campaign in the Olympic men's hockey competition with a 3-2 win in the classification match for 11-12 ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: India looking for consolation win (Preview)


August 10th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) In what would be a repeat of the 2006 World Cup scenario, India will take on South Africa in a classification match for positions 11 and ... Read more...

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Olympics hockey: India crash to fifth successive defeat


August 7th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Belgium struck thrice to hand India their fifth consecutive defeat in the preliminary league of the Olympic men's hockey competition here Tuesday.Goals by veteran Jerome Dekeyser ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: India heading for lowest finish (Preview)


August 6th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India will have to reconcile to playing for positions ninth to 12th and their result against Belgium on Tuesday would be of no consequence in the ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: Jittery India suffer third defeat


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) A jittery India crashed to a 2-5 defeat against Germany for their third straight reverse in Group B of the Olympic men's hockey competition here Friday.The ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: A test of character for India


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) India find themselves in an all-too-familiar situation wherein they not only need to win all their matches, but also pray for favourable results in other games ... Read more...

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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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Olympic hockey: Valiant Indians go down 2-3 to the Netherlands (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Eight time winners India gave tough fight to much higher ranked Netherlands before going down 2-3 in their opening London Olympic Games pool B men's hockey ... Read more...

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Olympic Hockey: Tough opener for India (Preview)


July 29th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) After an eight-year break, India renew their quest for the elusive ninth gold medal when they take on the Netherlands in their opening Group A fixture ... Read more...

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Hockey Olympic gold medallists to get cash awards


June 15th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) will be honouring 34 Olympic gold medallists with Rs.two lakh each at a grand felicitation ceremony June 24, coinciding with the departure ... Read more...

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India face Holland in Olympic hockey opener


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) India will open their campaign in the 2012 Olympics hockey competition in London with a game against the Netherlands July 30, according to the schedule released ... Read more...

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India go down to Britain in Olympic warm-up hockey


May 4th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) They lost their second straight match in the four-nation hockey tournament to test facilities for 2012 London Olympics but India seemed to be coming to grips ... Read more...

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WSH: Punjab outplay Lions to enter final


April 1st, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 1 (IANS) An aggressive Sher-E-Punjab punished an errant Karnataka Lions 4-1 en route to the final of the inaugural Bridgestone World Series Hockey competition here Sunday.The score-line was ... Read more...

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WSH: Cheetahs win to remain on course


March 29th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 28 (IANS) Chennai Cheetahs came up with a late surge to turn back a 1-3 deficit and score a 6-4 win against Delhi Wizards here Wednesday to remain ... Read more...

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WSH: Comets move closer to semi-final spot


March 26th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 26 (IANS) Chandigarh Comets virtually assured themselves a berth in the semi-finals when they defeated Chennai Cheetahs 4-0 in the World Series Hockey competition here Monday.The victory that ... Read more...

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WSH: Punjab enter semi-finals


March 25th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 25 (IANS) Sher-E-Punjab here Sunday booked their berth in the semi-finals of the World Series Hockey competition defeating Chennai Cheetahs 4-2 for their eighth win in 12 matches.Goals ... Read more...

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Pakistani hockey team leads China 3-0 in international series


December 25th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Pakistan registered its third straight victory to lead China 3-0 in the four-match series, the first international hockey competition held in this country since 2004.Pakistan won ... Read more...

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Chandran is tournament doctor for Asian Games hockey


November 9th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Indian Federation of Sports Medicine president P.S.M Chandran has been nominated by the Asian Hockey Federation to be the tournament doctor for the hockey competition at the ... Read more...

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India grouped with Pakistan, Japan in Asian Games hockey


October 20th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Commonwealth Games silver medallists India have been grouped with arch-rivals Pakistan in the men's hockey competition for Nov 12-27 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China. ... Read more...

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Silver medal will boost India’s men’s hockey team


October 15th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A "dirtied" silver medal, was how coach Jose Brasa described India's second place finish in the men's hockey competition of the 19th Commonwealth Games that ... Read more...

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CWG men’s hockey: Australia blank India 8-0 to claim gold (Lead)


October 14th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Australia showed why they are the World champions with a clinical 8-0 destruction of India to claim the gold medal in the men's hockey competition ... Read more...

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CWG men’s hockey: World champions Australia trounce India 8-0


October 14th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) World champions Australia trounced India 8-0 to claim the gold in the men's hockey competition of the Commonwealth Games at the Major Dhyan Chand stadium here ... Read more...

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CWG: New Zealand bags hockey bronze


October 14th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) New Zealand returned to the podium after eight years with a 8-6 tie-breaker win against England to claim the bronze medal in the men's hockey competition of ... Read more...

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Murray ends coaching career a satisfied man


October 13th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) For Frank Murray, there were no tears of joy, but only a sense of immense satisfaction at ending his coaching career with a gold medal in ... Read more...

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CWG women’s hockey: England beat South Africa, wins bronze


October 13th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) England edged past South Africa 1-0 to annex the bronze medal in the women's hockey competition of the Commonwealth Games here Wednesday.The only goal of the match ... Read more...

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India deserved to be in CWG hockey final: Brasa


October 12th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) India deserved to be in the final of the men's hockey competition at the Commonwealth Games if only because they played better than England and ... Read more...

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CWG men’s hockey: India in final with thrilling win over England


October 12th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Goalkeeper Bharat Kumar Chhetri brought off a brilliant save in the tie-breaker to help India move into the final of the men's hockey competition in ... Read more...

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CWG men’s hockey: Oz thrash Kiwis to reach final


October 12th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) It was the familiar story of Australia hitting hard and fast as they swamped their Oceanic neighbours New Zealand 6-2 en route to the final ... Read more...

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CWG men’s hockey: South Africa pip Pakistan to finish fifth


October 12th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) An extra-time penalty corner goal by Justin Reid-Ross powered South Africa to a 3-2 win against a 10-man Pakistan in a classification match for 5-6 positions in ... Read more...

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CWG men’s hockey: Australia beat New Zealand to reach final


October 12th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) World champions Australia beat arch-rivals New Zealand 6-2 and entered the final of the men's hockey competition at the Commonwealth Games here Tuesday.Scorers:Australia -- Simon Orchard (26 ... Read more...

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CWG hockey: Scottish women defeat Wales, finish seventh


October 12th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Scotland defeated Wales by a 4-2 aggregate via penalties to finish seventh in the women's hockey competition of the Commonwealth Games here Monday.The teams were tied ... Read more...

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CWG hockey: Oz, Kiwi women set up gold clash (Lead)


October 11th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Australia and New Zealand scrambled to unimpressive victories to set up a gold medal clash in the women's hockey competition of the Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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