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MCC-Murugappa Hockey: BPCL, Air India enter semis


September 14th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) and Air India completed the semi-final line-up in the 87th All-India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup hockey tournament in contrasting styles here Thursday.BPCL ... Read more...

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90 Indian players sign up for Hockey India league


September 12th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Indian hockey's best 90 players have signed up for the Hockey India (HI) League players' auction to be held next month in the run up ... Read more...

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Big win for Indian Oil


September 9th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 9 (IANS) Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) chalked up their second win in Group B with a 15-3 rout of local challengers Integral Coach Factory in the 87th MCC-Murugappa ... 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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List of Indian athletes at London


July 26th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) The list of Indian athletes participating at the London Olympic Games - 81 athletes, the highest ever Indian contingent to Olympics, will take part in ... Read more...

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India beaten 1-2 by Spain in tri-nation meet


July 19th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Santander (Spain), July 19 (IANS) India lost 1-2 to host Spain in the final league match of the Tri-Nation invitational hockey tournament, the final warm-up event ahead of the Olympic ... Read more...

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India beat South Africa 6-5 in hockey Test


July 9th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
La Albericia (Spain), July 9 (IANS) India defeated South Africa 6-5 in a thrilling third hockey Test here Sunday night. Strikers Shivendra Singh (13th, 38th minute), Dharamvir Singh (19th, 21st ... Read more...

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India, Spain share six goals in first Test


July 6th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Santantder (Spain), July 6 (IANS) India and hosts Spain played out a vibrant 3-3 draw in the first hockey Test at the new facility at La Albericia here.Ranked 10th in ... Read more...

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Chettri to lead Indian hockey team in Olympics (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Goalkeeper Bharat Chettri Monday was named captain of the Indian hockey team for the Olympics.The 16-member squad and two stand-bys were announced by Hockey ... Read more...

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Chettri to lead Indian hockey team in Olympics


June 11th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Goalkeeper Bharat Chettri Monday was named captain of the Indian hockey team in the Olympics.The 16-member squad and two stand-bys was announced by Hockey ... Read more...

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Four from India’s Europe tour to miss Olympic hockey


June 10th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The 18-member hockey squad for the London Olympics will be announced Monday even though a 22-member team was cleared Sunday for a Europe tour ... Read more...

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32 hockey players named for central contracts


June 8th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Friday announced a list of 32 senior men core probables who will be awarded with central contracts for the 2012-13 season.The ... Read more...

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Azlan Shah Cup: Argentina end India’s title hopes


May 30th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 30 (IANS) Five-time champions India's title hopes crashed as they went down 2-3 to Argentina in a crucial encounter of the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here ... Read more...

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Azlan Shah Cup: India narrowly go down to Britain


May 27th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 27 (IANS) Five-time champions India missed chances galore and went down narrowly 2-3 to favourites Britain in the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here Sunday.India played a ... Read more...

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Himachal deity gets back role in Dussehra festival


May 19th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 19 (IANS) A deity of the Kullu Valley in Himachal Pradesh has got justice in the state's high court which told the administration not to bar its participation ... 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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Chettri to lead India in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup


April 12th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Goalkeeper Bharat Chettri will be leading an 18-member Indian hockey team in the 21st Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Tournament to be held at Ipoh, ... Read more...

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Chettri to lead Indian hockey team in London


April 10th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Goalkeeper Bharat Chettri will lead the 18-member Indian hockey team for the four-nation Olympic test event in London May 2-6.Selection trials were conducted at ... 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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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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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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India’s dragflickers grateful to Jugraj for improving penalty corner conversion rate


February 12th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) Drag-flicker Jugraj Singh, now 28, would have been at the peak of his international hockey career had it not been for a life-threatening accident that ... Read more...

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Ace forward Rajpal axed from hockey squad for Olympic qualifiers


January 30th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) As expected former captain Rajpal Singh was Monday dropped from the 18-member India squad for the 2012 London Olympic qualifiers to be held at the ... Read more...

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Rajpal retained among 32 hockey probables for Olympic qualifiers


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Despite raising doubts on striker Rajpal Singh's availability for the Olympic qualifiers, India's chief hockey coach Michael Nobbs Monday decided to retain the former ... Read more...

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Anticipation and tackling our main problems, says Nobbs


January 20th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India hockey coach Michael Nobbs was concerned with anticipation and tackling as his boys came from a goal down to beat South Africa 4-3 in ... Read more...

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Central Asian gas for India: pipe dream or reality?


January 19th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Will India's attempt to obtain natural gas from Turkmenistan to augment its energy security requirements fructify? Political stability in transit countries were key to the ... Read more...

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Experts advocate ‘cooperative geopolitics’ with Central Asia


January 18th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) "Cooperative geopolitics" should be the crux of India's foreign policy with energy-rich Central Asia, an international conference here on increasing this country's linkages with the ... Read more...

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BJP demands Krishna’s resignation over illegal mining


December 9th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 8 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka Thursday evening demanded External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna's resignation following the launch of a police probe into ... Read more...

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India beat South Africa 4-2 to enter Champions Challenge final


December 3rd, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Dec 3 (IANS) Sandeep Singh scored a brace as India Saturday thwarted a spirited challenge by South Africa 4-2 in a fast-paced hockey match to move into the final ... Read more...

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Chetri to lead hockey team in Champions Challenge


November 18th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Goalkeeper Bharat Kumar Chetri will lead the Indian hockey team in the men's Champions Challenge I tournament at Johannesburg from Nov 26 to Dec 4.Former ... Read more...

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Jammu hopes for fair deal in interlocutors’ report


October 12th, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 12 (IANS) People across Jammu Wednesday said they hoped for a "fair deal" in the report submitted by the three interlocutors appointed by the central government to ... Read more...

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Week-long Kullu Dussehra festivity begins


October 6th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 6 (IANS) It's literally a divine gathering! More than 200 gods and goddesses of the Kullu Valley 'congregated' in this Himachal Pradesh town Thursday to participate ... Read more...

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Invited to Kullu Dussehra: 250 deities!


September 29th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 29 (IANS) Barring two deities, whose devotees have been at war, over 250 gods and goddesses have a special 'invitation' next week - to grace the ... Read more...

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Asian Champions Trophy: Goalie Sreejes stars in India’s win over Pakistan


September 11th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ordos (China), Sep 11 (IANS) India registered a sensational 4-2 victory over arch-rivals Pakistan via the tie-breaker to lift the first edition of the men's hockey Asian Champion Trophy here ... Read more...

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