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Hockey World League Final: India aim a bronze finish

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India reclaimed the bronze medal at the Hockey World League (HWL) Final after eking out a close 2-1 win over a depleted but spirited Germany in the third-fourth place classification match in Bhubaneswar on Sunday, 10 December. It was always going to be a David vs Goliath task for Germany. They were already a depleted side before start of the …

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Indian hockey moving from coach-centric to player-driven approach : Sjoerd

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Coach Sjoerd Marijne’s introductory session with the Indian men’s hockey team this weekend focused on a primal task. Much like he handles the light-hearted puns on his name. Sjoerd rarely flinches over uncomfortable questions on his suitability for the role. Indian hockey is on a high at the moment. Both the men’s and women’s teams were recently crowned Asian champions. …

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Asia Cup 2017: Indian Women’s Hockey Team Reaches Finals

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Goals from Gurjit Kaur (7th, 9th minutes), Navjot Kaur (9th) and Lalremsiami (38th) ensured India’s entry into Sunday’s final where it will face China. India had earlier defeated an unpredictable China 4-1 in the league stage of the tournament. Against Japan, the Indians got off to a rollicking start by earning back-to-back penalty corners to put pressure on the host …

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Asia Cup hockey for women: India thrash Kazakhstan 7-1, Enters in semis

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Gurjit Kaur scored three goals, while Navneet Kaur scored twice as India remained unbeaten in the tournament. Gurjit pumped in three goals (4th, 42nd and 56th minute), while Navneet Kaur scored twice (22nd and 27th minute). Deep Grace converted two penalty corners (16th and 41st minute) to ensure India remained unbeaten in the tournament. Her three goals made Gurjit the …

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Indian hockey team : Asia Cup 2017, under Sjoerd Marijne

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Indian hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne, who replaced Roelant Oltmans in September says winning Asia Cup should not make players complacent. Apart from winning the Asia Cup, India got the 98’ Asian Games gold, 2001 Junior World Cup crown, the 2011 Asian Champions trophy, the 2014 Asian Games gold, the 2016 Champions Trophy silver, the 2015 Hockey World League (HWL) bronze, …

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India vs Malaysia, Asia Cup Hockey 2017 Final

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India ended its 10-year wait for continental triumph when it defeated a gutsy Malaysia 2-1 in third Asia Cup hockey. India won the Asia Cup last time in 2007 in Chennai. They scored from field efforts through Ramandeep Singh (3rd minute) and Lalit Upadhyay (29th) to dash Malaysian hopes. Malaysia were in summit clash for the first time since tournament’s …

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Hockey Asia Cup – India’s performance against Japan

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In their first tournament under a new coach, India meant business and found the net in each quarter. Twice in the third, to streamroll their less-fancied but tricky opponents. SV Sunil (3rd minute), Lalit Upadhyay (22nd), Ramandeep Singh (33rd) and Harmanpreet Singh (35th and 48th) were on target. Japan’s lone goal came through Kenji Kitazato’s stick in the 4th minute. …

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AHL: Queensland beat India A Men’s 4-0

The India A Men’s Hockey Team handed a humiliating 0-4 defeat by Queenslandin in Australian Hockey League (AHL). India could not produce a good start to the game as they conceded an early penalty corner in the 5th minute. The penalty converted to lead by Matthew Pembroke. The teams had their required time to get to the playing conditions at …

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India A hockey team defeated Australian Capital Territory 2-0

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The men’s India A hockey team defeated Australian Capital Territory 2-0 its final Pool B match to progress to the next round of the Australian Hockey League here today. Affan Yousuf (5th minute) and Armaan Qureshi (46th) scored the goals for India. A strong defensive performance meant that India, who needed a win to progress, remained in the hunt for …

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