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Dwyer and Sardar will be face of Hockey India League


September 18th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Australia captain Jamie Dwyer and India star centre-half Sardar Singh were Tuesday unveiled as the brand ambassadors of the Hockey India League that is scheduled ... 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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Vijay, Yogeshwar awarded Khel Ratna; Yuvraj gets Arjuna (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday awarded Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award to Olympic medallists Vijay Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt besides presenting a record 25 Arjuna ... Read more...

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Vijay, Yogeshwar honoured with Khel Ratna; 25 get Arjuna


August 29th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Olympic medallists Vijay Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt were conferred with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award by President Pranab Mukherjee while a record 25 ... Read more...

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Ghaziabad traders protest police inaction, shut shops


August 11th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad Aug 11 (IANS) Shopkeepers here downed shutters Saturday to protest police cases lodged against them and presented a memorandum to the senior superintendent of police (SSP) to withdraw ... 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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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: India beat Pakistan to keep faint hope (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 31 (IANS) A spectacular goal by Sunil a minute from the hooter gave India a 2-1 victory over Pakistan and a faint hope of making ... 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: India beat Malaysia to keep alive hopes


May 28th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 28 (IANS) Five-time champions India kept alive their hopes in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament with a 3-2 win over hosts Malaysia here Monday.India, who ... Read more...

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Hapless India thrashed by New Zealand in Azlan Shah opener


May 24th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 24 (IANS) India were thrashed 1-5 by New Zealand in their first match of the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here Thursday evening.It was a poor display ... 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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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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Sahara India to award Rs.1.29 crore for hockey team (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Hockey India's (HI) chief sponsor Sahara India Tuesday announced a cash award of Rs.1.29 crore for the Indian men's national team after the eight-time Olympic ... Read more...

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Sahara India announce cash award for hockey team


February 28th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Hockey India's (HI) chief sponsor Sahara India Tuesday announced a cash award of Rs.1.12 crore for the Indian men's national team after the eight-time Olympic ... Read more...

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Rajpal, Halappa left out from Olympics hockey probables


February 27th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The dream of former India captain Rajpal Singh and Arjun Halappa to play in the Olympics was over Monday as they were left out ... Read more...

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Indian men thrash Canada 15-1, women held by Ukraine (Lead)


February 18th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team started their 2012 London Olympics qualifying campaign with a thumping 15-1 win over Singapore while the women's team were held 1-1 ... Read more...

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Hockey squad picked on performance not reputation: Nobbs


January 31st, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) India hockey coach Michael Nobbs Tuesday said a national team cannot be picked on sentiment and reputation but on current form, making it amply clear ... 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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Six more Indian hockey players pull out of WSH


December 1st, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Six more Indian players pulled out of the World Series Hockey (WSH) Thursday citing national camp for the Olympic qualifier that would coincide with the ... Read more...

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Six top Indian hockey players pull out of WSH


November 30th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The World Series Hockey (WSH) suffered a serious set-back Wednesday after six top Indian players pulled out of the league, citing national commitment.Goalkeepers Bharat Chettri, ... Read more...

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WSH appoints coaches and captains


November 26th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) World's top coach Roelant Oltmans will train the Delhi team while India's top midfielder Sardara Singh has been appointed captain of Bhopal in World ... 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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Virtually entire hockey squad in WSH list


November 17th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) and World Series Hockey (WSH) are on a collision course. The WSH management Thursday came out with a list of contracted players ... Read more...

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Sandeep, Sardar recalled in national team for Australia tour


September 29th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A week after revoking the ban on ace drag-flicker Sandeep Singh and mid-fielder Sardar Singh, Hockey India (HI) recalled the duo in the 22-member ... Read more...

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Halappa out of Asian Champions Trophy


August 12th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 12 (IANS) The trials for the Indian hockey team for the Asian Champions Trophy will begin here Saturday, but captain Arjun Halappa has been ruled out with a ... Read more...

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IHF wants HI to drop show cause notices to players


July 27th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) president R.K. Shetty expressed hope that Hockey India (HI) will stand by its word and not penalise the five senior players ... Read more...

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48 probables selected for national hockey camp


July 16th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A core group of 48 probables for the Indian hockey team have been selected for international tournaments.The probables will take part in the second ... Read more...

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Dara Singh case: BJP leader named in charge sheet


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday named Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former Rajasthan minister Rajendra Singh Rathore in its charge sheet for ... Read more...

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Rajasthan top cop evading arrest, removed from post


June 2nd, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 2 (IANS) A senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer, who is evading arrest in a fake gun battle case, was removed from his post by the Rajasthan government, ... Read more...

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