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Bieber offered position in hockey team


September 13th, 2012 - 5:20 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 13 (IANS) US National Hockey League farm team the Bakersfield Condors has invited singer Justin Bieber to be part of their 2012-2013 season.The team's general manager Matt ... Read more...

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Russian city remembers plane crash victims


September 8th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian city of Yaroslavl has paid its respects to the 44 people killed in a plane crash that wiped out an entire hockey team ... Read more...

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Plans to revive hockey - in hues of pink and blue


August 17th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 17 (IANS) With the present Indian hockey team giving its worst performance in the London Olympics, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal wants a colourful revival ... 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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Indian hockey’s worst performance ever: Olympic gold medallists


August 10th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 10 (IANS) "The worst ever performance" is how former Olympic gold medallists described the Indian hockey team's disastrous campaign at the London Games."This is surely the worst ever ... Read more...

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Human hockey puck sues organisers


August 10th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nashville, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A radio personality in Nashville is suing hockey team the ‘Nashville Predators’ over an alleged injury after their ‘human hockey puck’ stunt. Radio Presenter Adam Davis agreed ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kenya’s lost glory in hockey


August 9th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 9 (IANS) Twenty-four years ago, the Kenyan hockey team lined up with the rest of the world to vie for Olympic honours in the 1988 Seoul edition.And that ... Read more...

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Olympics: Hopes pinned on boxers Mary Kom, Devendro (Overall India Roundup)


August 8th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) After a forgettable day at the London Olympics, India hopes for a double delight Wednesday with the semifinal and quarterfinal bouts of Manipuri boxers M.C. Mary ... Read more...

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Olympics: Triple jumpers fail, hockey team’s pathetic show continues (India roundup)


August 8th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) India had a luckless day at the Olympics with the men's hockey team continuing their pathetic show by going down to Belgium 0-3 to suffer their ... 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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Mary Kom, Vijender a win away from medal (Overall India Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian boxers M.C. Mary Kom and Vijender Singh will be in action Monday with a win in their respective quarterfinal bouts assuring them of at least ... Read more...

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Olympics: Mary Kom keeps alive India’s medal hopes, hockey team crushed (India Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Indian boxer M.C. Mary Kom kept alive the medal hopes for her country as women's boxing made its Olympic debut while the men's hockey team was ... Read more...

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Olympics hockey: India crushed 1-4 by South Korea


August 5th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) The Indian hockey team's poor performance in the London Olympics continued as they suffered their fourth consecutive loss, going down 1-4 to South Korea in their ... Read more...

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Olympic hockey: India to play only for pride against Korea (Preview)


August 4th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) The Indian hockey team will be hoping for a win against Asian rivals South Korea in the London Olympics Sunday, following three straight defeats which have ... Read more...

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Olympics: Saina, Kashyap surge ahead; Leander-Vishnu go down fighting (Overall Roundup)


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap and Saina Nehwal inched closer to glory in the badminton event, while India's medal chances in doubles tennis evaporated after Leander Paes and Vishnu ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap, Saina bring joy (Intro Roundup)


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Indian shuttlers Parupalli Kashyap and Saina Nehwal raised hopes with their scintillating displays to storm into the singles quarter finals on a mixed day for India ... Read more...

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Olympics: Kashyap first Indian male shuttler in quarterfinals (India Roundup)


August 1st, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap scripted history by becoming the first Indian male shuttler to enter the singles quarterfinals at Olympics, but fancied archer Deepika Kumari suffered an opening ... Read more...

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Olympics hockey: India go down 2-3 to the Netherlands


July 30th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) The Indian hockey team put on a spirited display but went down 2-3 against the Netherlands in their opening match in group B of the London ... Read more...

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Riaz wants to bury the ghost of Sydney Olympics


July 26th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Indian hockey team's assistant coach and Olympian Mohammed Riaz wants to bury in the London Olympics the ghost of the 2000 Sydney Games, where the team ... Read more...

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Hockey India appoint Hawgood as women’s coach


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Australia's Neil Hawgood, who was part of the 1988 Olympic squad, Monday was appointed the chief coach of India's women's hockey team.The 50-year-old aims to ... Read more...

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1996 Olympics: Divided Indian hockey team make another poor finish (Sports Special)


July 21st, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Apparently, Indian hockey had not learnt anything from past mistakes as intrigue and dissension continued to plague the national team that, along with the officials of the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF), ... Read more...

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1964 Olympics: India regain hockey supremacy (Sports Special)


July 13th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
The echoes of the 1960 Olympics defeat could be heard in Tokyo where the Indian hockey team was not expected to win, at least according to the Indian media that doubted ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey team leaves for Olympics


July 13th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 13 (IANS) With high ambitions and loud claims, Pakistani hockey team left for Britain where they would participate in the London Olympics scheduled to start July 27.Pakistan's 18-member ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey team completes Olympic training at Abbottabad


July 9th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) Pakistan's 18-member hockey team has completed its 10-day training camp for the upcoming London Olympics in the northwestern city of Abbottabad, an official said Monday.The Green-shirts ... Read more...

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1932 Olympics: Despite groupism India won their second gold (Sports Special)


July 7th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
(With India back in Olympic hockey, IANS takes a look at the country's glorious past in the Games. The second of a series of articles recalling the country's performance from the ... Read more...

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Russian hockey player dies trying to save family


June 29th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian hockey player has died trying to rescue his family from their burning home, his team announced Friday.Remir Khaidarov, 34, a defender for Siberian ... Read more...

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IOA gives advance payment to 16 hockey players


June 26th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has paid Rs.100,000 each to 16 hockey players as part of the sponsorship money promised to the athletes heading to ... Read more...

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1948 hockey trio backs India to do well in London


June 24th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Three members of the Indian hockey team that won the gold at the 1948 London Olympics - Leslie Claudius, Keshav Dutt and Jaswant Rajput - ... Read more...

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First target to make Olympic semis: Hockey captain Chettri


June 19th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Asserting that India were now one of the fittest teams, hockey team skipper Bharat Chettri Tuesday said making the semifinals would be the first target at ... Read more...

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Pakistan orders probe into hockey team’s poor performance


June 6th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 6 (IANS) The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has ordered an investigation into the national team's poor performance in the recently concluded Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Cup Tournament 2012 ... Read more...

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Australian hockey player dies on field


May 7th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, May 7 (IANS) In a tragic incident, a talented young women's hockey player Lizzie Watkins was killed in an on-field incident after she was hit on her head by ... Read more...

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Indian hockey team leaves for London


April 27th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team left here for London Friday to take part in a four-nation Olympic test event ahead of the 2012 Games.The 18-member ... Read more...

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Indian women’s hockey team thrashed 2-5 by Australia


April 19th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Pakuranga (Auckland), April 19 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team went down fighting 2-5 to Australia in the second leg of the Women's Four-Nation Hockey Tournament at Lloyd Elsmore Hockey ... Read more...

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Indian women’s hockey team lose 0-3 to US


April 18th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Pakuranga (Auckland), April 18 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team went down 0-3 to the US in their first match of the second leg of the Four-Nation Tournament at the ... Read more...

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Pakistan hockey team to train in England


April 17th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 17 (IANS) Three-time Olympic hockey champions Pakistan will be training in England just before the 2012 London Games to fine-tune their preparations.Pakistan will be training at the Cannock ... Read more...

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