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Pakistan delegation to visit India for hockey revival


August 28th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) A two-member delegation of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) will visit India next month to discuss the revival of bilateral series, official said Tuesday.Secretary of PHF ... Read more...

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Sahara India to sponsor Indian volleyball


April 16th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) India's corporate major Sahara India, chief sponsors of the Indian cricket team and owners of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Pune Warriors, Monday announced that ... 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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Russia grounds eight planes after deadly crash


September 10th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Flights of eight planes have been suspended after a deadly air crash virtually wiped out one of Russia's most successful hockey teams, the Russian transport ... Read more...

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‘We’ll restore ice hocky team lost in plane crash’


September 9th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Yaroslavl (Russia), Sep 9 (IANS/RIA-Novosti) Russian ice hockey players have volunteered to restore the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl team which almost entirely perished in a plane crash, a source close to the club ... Read more...

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‘Macho man’ Putin’s latest fad is ice hockey


April 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Apr 16 (ANI): Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin who has created the image of a "macho man" by taking part in various sporting activities, reportedly took part in a 40-minute training ... Read more...

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No pools, or Astro turf, Jharkhand players go to nationals


January 29th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Ranchi, Jan 29 (IANS) Swimmers mastering their butterfly strokes on dry ground, shooters taking aim without bullets, hockey teams never playing on Astro turf - with just a fortnight to ... Read more...

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Four Indian men, two women in Asian All Stars hockey team


December 13th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Four men and two women players from India have been selected in the Asian All Stars hockey teams.The teams were selected recently by the Asian Hockey Federation ... Read more...

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Philadelphia Starts Losing Its Spectrum


November 24th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday, the Philadelphia Spectrum met with its fall. Although, yet to fall completely, but the Philadelphia arena received its first mark of injury. The Philadelphia ... Read more...

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Asian Games: Four bronzes for India on day four (Roundup)


November 16th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) Gymnast Ashish Kumar, swimmer Virdhawal Khade, chess International Master Harika Dronavalli and wushu exponent Bimoljit Singh Tuesday claimed a bronze apiece for India at the Asian Games on ... Read more...

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Swimmer Khade wins Asiad bronze, boxer Suranjoy, shuttlers, paddlers advance (Evening Lead)


November 16th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) Swimmer Virdhawal Khade surprised everyone by winning a bronze, while boxer Suranjoy Singh, shuttlers Jwala-Ashwini and paddlers Sharath-Saha advanced into the next rounds on the fourth day of ... Read more...

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India had home ground advantage: Pakistan Hockey Federation


October 12th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) The Indian hockey team, which defeated Pakistan 7-4 in the Commonwealth Games, had the "advantage of playing on home ground", making it "very difficult" to beat them, the ... Read more...

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New Zealand men, women hockey teams pushing for gold at Delhi CWG


September 28th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep 28 (ANI): The New Zealand men's and women's hockey teams aim to win Commonwealth Games medals in order to take then back home as a metallic souvenir of New Delhi.With ... Read more...

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Indian contingent checks in at Games Village


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Indian athletes and team officials began checking into the Commonwealth Games Village here Thursday. "India have been allotted three towers (27, 28, 29). As of now, they ... Read more...

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Supreme Court permits Hockey India to pick CWG teams (Lead)


August 27th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday permitted the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and Hockey India (HI) to select and field the men's and women's hockey teams for the ... Read more...

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Supreme Court allows IOA, Hockey India to select CWG hockey teams


August 27th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 27 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Friday permitted the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and Hockey India (HI) to select and field the men's and women's hockey teams for the ... Read more...

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Supreme Court gives nod for selecting CWG hockey teams


August 27th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday allowed the Indian Olympic Association and Hockey India to select and field the men's and women's hockey teams for the Commonwealth Games to ... Read more...

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Government quizzed on Hockey India plea to select CWG teams


August 25th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday gave the central government two days to indicate its stand on Hockey India's plea seeking the court's direction to select the men's and ... Read more...

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Hong Kong businessman pulls out of Liverpool takeover race


August 21st, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 21(ANI): Hong Kong businessman Kenny Huang has pulled out of the running to buy English Premier League club Liverpool.Huang said in a statement that he and his Hong Kong-based investment ... Read more...

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Hyderabad gets an eco-friendly ice skating rink


May 31st, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, May 31 (ANI): Hyderabad got its first eco-friendly ice-skating rink with a synthetic surface on Sunday.The rink has been introduced by Sparq Concepts in conjunction with Spanish company, XTRAICE.Spanning an ... Read more...

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PHF appoints Junaid hockey coach as foreign coaches refuse to work in ‘violent’ Pak


April 17th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Apr.17 (ANI): Former Olympian Khawaja Mohammad Junaid has been named the new coach of the Pakistan hockey team after foreign coaches refused to take up the job citing security concerns.Junaid will ... Read more...

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Ex-German hockey coach reluctant to take up job in ‘violent’ Pakistan


March 25th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Mar.25: (ANI): The series of bomb blasts in Lahore, in which over 50 people were killed earlier this month, has prevented former German hockey coach Paul Lissek from taking up the ... Read more...

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Charlesworth to watch footage of India-Pakistan clash


March 1st, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Australian coach Ric Charlesworth says he will watch the footage of Sunday's India-Pakistan clash to chalk out his team's gameplan against the hosts in their second group ... 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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Media walks out of hockey World Cup promotional event (Lead)


February 24th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The media Wednesday staged a boycott at a promotional event of the forthcoming hockey World Cup here over the strict restrictions imposed by the International Hockey Federation ... Read more...

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Media boycotts hockey World Cup promotional event


February 24th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The media Wednesday boycotted a promotional event of the forthcoming hockey World Cup here over the strict restrictions imposed by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) over the ... Read more...

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Media can follow hockey team’s practice from Thursday (Lead)


February 23rd, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) After a meeting of the Co-ordination Commission of the Hero Honda World Cup, it was decided that media would be allowed access to the team's practice sessions ... Read more...

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FIH says no World Cup access to media till Feb 27


February 23rd, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) Tuesday said media access to the training of the World Cup hockey teams will not be allowed without the activation of the ... Read more...

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Security tightened as Pakistan, Australian hockey teams arrive


February 22nd, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) With the Pakistani and Australian hockey teams arriving in New Delhi Monday for the World Cup, security was heightened at Le Meridian hotel where the players will ... 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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Australia must heed threats on sportspersons in India: Terrorism expert


February 18th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.18 (ANI): A leading Australian terrorism expert has warned his government to take the reported threat by al-Qaeda's 313 Brigade against Australian and international sportsmen visiting India for the hockey ... Read more...

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India calms terror fears over hockey World Cup (Roundup)


February 17th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) India Wednesday allayed security apprehensions of New Zealand and Australian hockey teams maintaining that it was pulling out all stops for the forthcoming World Cup in ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh pays out Rs.1 crore, offers to support hockey teams


January 24th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 24 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan Sunday said it was a "national shame" that the both the Indian men's and women's hockey teams had to protest for ... Read more...

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England adopts a wait and watch policy for CWG


December 31st, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 31 (IANS) England has played down its Commonwealth Games pull out fears with Commonwealth Games England (CGE) saying that it would not make a final decision on participation until September. Chef ... Read more...

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World hockey chief to visit Pakistan


October 9th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Oct 9 (IANS) Pakistan will look to get the support of International Hockey Federation (FIH) chief Leandro Negre to pave the path for visit of international teams to Pakistan. ... Read more...

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