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Thirty-six teams in fray for hockey nationals


September 21st, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) In all 36 teams, including defending champions Haryana, have confirmed their participation in the second men's senior National hockey championship commencing here Sunday under the aegis ... 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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MPs cycle their way to parliament


September 7th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) A group of MPs from various political parties Friday cycled to parliament to spread awareness about the need to protect the environment and to ... Read more...

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2004 Olympics: Deja vu hits Indian hockey (Sports Special)


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
It was dej┼Ľ vu for Indian hockey team that went into the 2004 Olympics riddled with factional fights and controversy over the appointment of German Gerhard Rach as the coach, superseding ... Read more...

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India lose to Spain in second hockey Test


July 8th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Santander (Spain), July 8 (IANS) India went down fighting 1-2 to hosts Spain in the second hockey Test at La Albericia here late Saturday.Sandeep Singh (penalty corner 28th minute) scored ... Read more...

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I have a plan to hoodwink the Europeans: Drag-flicker Sandeep Singh (Interview)


June 30th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) India's specialist drag-flicker Sandeep Singh says he has worked out a plan to hoodwink the European chargers rushing out to foil him from taking perfect ... Read more...

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CBI raids 19 places in Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll case


June 13th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 13 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday conducted searches at 19 places, including houses of two legislators, in connection with horse trading linked to the ... 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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India in semis of junior men’s Asia Cup hockey


May 7th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Malacca (Malaysia), May 7 (IANS) India beat China 2-1 to book their place in the semifinals of the 7th Junior Men's Asia Cup Hockey Tournament at MBM Hockey Stadium here ... Read more...

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Akashdeep to lead India in Junior Asia Cup hockey


April 11th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Forward Akashdeep Singh will be leading the 18-member Indian hockey squad for the 7th Junior Asia Cup at Malacca, Malaysia from May 3-13.Besides ... 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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BJD to field Dilip Tirkey for Rajya Sabha


March 16th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 16 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday said the ruling Biju Janata Dal would be fielding former Indian hockey captain Dilip Tirkey for the upcoming Rajya Sabha ... Read more...

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Hockey camp to focus on fitness, strength: Nobbs


March 12th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 12 (IANS) While admitting that the Indian team's deep defence is a source of concern, chief coach Michael Nobbs has asserted that with inputs from former India captain ... Read more...

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Hockey Olympic qualifier: Indian men close to reaching final; women in tight spot (Roundup)


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team brightened their chances of a place in the final of the 2012 London Olympic Qualifiers with a hard fought 3-2 ... Read more...

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No room for error in defence, says Dilip Tirkey


February 20th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Former India hockey captain and veteran defender Dilip Tirkey, a member of the national team's support staff, was happy with the defence in the first ... 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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I don’t have a fixed starting XI: Nobbs


February 16th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Chief coach Michael Nobbs Thursday said there is no fixed starting eleven in the Indian men's hockey team and all 18 players are good enough ... Read more...

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Healthy competition benefiting India’s hockey goalkeepers


February 13th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) India's hockey goalkeeper Bharat Chettri and P.R. Sreejesh have said there is only healthy competition between them and they take pride in each other's success.While ... Read more...

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My job is to communicate with the junior players: Ignace


February 10th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Ignace Tirkey was there in Santiago when eight times Olympic hockey champions missed qualifying for the Games in Beijing for the first time in 80 ... Read more...

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Dilip Tirkey’s presence at camp is a boon: Sandeep Singh


February 7th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) India hockey players feel the presence of former captain Dilip Tirkey and goalkeeper A.B.Subbaiah as part of the back-up staff is helping them prepare better ... Read more...

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Lakra to lead women’s hockey team in Olympic qualifiers


January 31st, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Asunta Lakra will be leading the 18-member India team for the women's hockey 2012 Olympic qualifier tournament at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium ... 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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WSH: Indian striker Rajpal Singh in Delhi Wizards


November 30th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) India striker Rajpal Singh was named in the Delhi Wizards squad for the inaugural season of the World Series Hockey (WSH) that starts Dec 17.Pakistan's ... 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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Anjum to lead Indian women’s hockey team in Australia


September 29th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Striker Saba Anjum will lead an 18-member Indian women's hockey team in Australia where they are scheduled to play a four-Test series against the ... 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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Sandeep, Sardara’s ban revoked by Hockey India


September 21st, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Ace drag flicker Sandeep Singh and star mid-fielder Sardara Singh took a sigh of relief Wednesday after their two-year ban, for indiscipline, was revoked by ... Read more...

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Orissa announces reward for three hockey players


September 15th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 14 IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Wednesday announced cash rewards of Rs.1.5 lakh each to the three hockey players from the state who were part of the team ... Read more...

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Three former Pakistan captains sign-up with World Series of Hockey


August 17th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Three former captains are among the eight Pakistani players who have signed up for the controversial World Series of Hockey, which is being promoted by ... Read more...

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Asian Champions Trophy: Rajpal to lead men’s team, Anjum women’s


August 16th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Rajpal Singh will be leading India's men's team and striker Saba Anjum will be captaining the women's in the next month's Asian Champions Trophy ... Read more...

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Hope Bengal will not be divided: Tribal group


July 24th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) The Adivasi Vikash Parishad (AVP), which opposed the signing of the Darjeeling tripartite agreement, Saturday expressed hope that the proposed Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) will ... 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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