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FIH insists it has 'full trust' in Hockey India, but expects member associations to abide by code
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FIH insists it has 'full trust' in Hockey India, but expects member associations to abide by code

The Delhi High Court last month placed Hockey India under a three-member Committee of Administrators (CoA) following its observation that the federation has violated the National Sports Code.

Field hockey pushes five-a-side format toward Olympic goal
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Field hockey pushes five-a-side format toward Olympic goal

As Olympic sports target new and more dynamic youth-focused formats, field hockey is making its move toward a first World Cup for a five-a-side version and one day joining the Summer Games.

Asian Champions Trophy: Japan stun title favourites India 5-3, setup summit clash with South Korea
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Asian Champions Trophy: Japan stun title favourites India 5-3, setup summit clash with South Korea

The Japanese looked a completely different side on Tuesday as they toyed with the defence of the Manpreet Singh-led side from the beginning.

Will be hard filling PR Sreejesh's shoes, says India goalkeeper Suraj Karkera
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Will be hard filling PR Sreejesh's shoes, says India goalkeeper Suraj Karkera

Karkera will have big shoes to fill in the Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament with veteran goalie Sreejesh having been rested.

Men's Junior Hockey World Cup 2021: Lautaro Domene's hat-trick helps Argentina stun Germany, clinch 2nd title
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Men's Junior Hockey World Cup 2021: Lautaro Domene's hat-trick helps Argentina stun Germany, clinch 2nd title

Domene converted three penalty corners in the 10th, 25th and 50th minute, while Franco Agoistini (60th) scored a field goal just seconds from the final hooter to hand Argentina their second title.

Hockey Junior World Cup 2021: Graham Reid says important for India to play quality practice games before event
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Hockey Junior World Cup 2021: Graham Reid says important for India to play quality practice games before event

Emphasising on the importance of playing practice games, Reid, who is overseeing India's preparation for the event to be held from 25 November to 5 December, said he is trying to arrange a few matches against some participating European nations.

Members of India women's hockey team felicitated by former players for Tokyo 2020 heroics
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Members of India women's hockey team felicitated by former players for Tokyo 2020 heroics

Players employed with Indian Railways, including Vandana Katariya and former captain Sushila Chanu, were felicitated at an event organised by former player Happy Mann and others.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: When and where to watch India vs Argentina live telecast on tv and online in India
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: When and where to watch India vs Argentina live telecast on tv and online in India

All you need to know about Indian women's hockey team's semi-final match against Argentina at Tokyo 2020 Games

Tokyo Olympics 2020: PR Sreejesh says dream of ending India’s medal drought in hockey giving him ‘extra energy’
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: PR Sreejesh says dream of ending India’s medal drought in hockey giving him ‘extra energy’

The veteran goalkeeper, who has been part of the senior team since 2006, will possibly make his final Olympic appearance at Tokyo 2020

Hockey India pays tribute to Usman Khan as ‘very stylish’ left-winger passes away at 76
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Hockey India pays tribute to Usman Khan as ‘very stylish’ left-winger passes away at 76

Khan breathed his last in Madanapalle, Andhra Pradesh after a long battle with cancer.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Focus of India men’s hockey team is on peaking at the right time during Games, says Nilkanta Sharma
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Focus of India men’s hockey team is on peaking at the right time during Games, says Nilkanta Sharma

The midfielder from Manipur added that the Indian team, which won the last of its eight gold medals in 1980, "can certainly make history" if they play to their full potential.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Gold ‘ultimate goal for all of us’, says Indian hockey midfielder Rajkumar Pal
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Gold ‘ultimate goal for all of us’, says Indian hockey midfielder Rajkumar Pal

Erstwhile powerhouse of the game, India won last of their eight Olympic gold medals in the 1980 Moscow Games, and will be hoping to end the drought later this year.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India women's hockey core group to resume training in SAI Bengaluru
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India women's hockey core group to resume training in SAI Bengaluru

The 25-member Olympic core group will undergo mandatory quarantine before the commencement of training.

Former India hockey player Harendra Singh named head coach of US men's national team
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Former India hockey player Harendra Singh named head coach of US men's national team

Singh, who previously served as the chief coach of the senior Indian men's national team from 2017-18, has bagged a total of eight gold medals, five silver and nine bronze at different international level tournaments.

Harmanpreet Singh says Indian men’s hockey team hoping to gather momentum for Tokyo 2020 in Argentina tour
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Harmanpreet Singh says Indian men’s hockey team hoping to gather momentum for Tokyo 2020 in Argentina tour

The tour includes four practice matches apart from back-to-back FIH Hockey Pro League matches against Argentina on 11 and 12 April.

Indian women's hockey team suffers second straight defeat against Argentina
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Indian women's hockey team suffers second straight defeat against Argentina

It was Argentina who showed their experience as they held sway to convert opportunities.

Skipper Rani Rampal says Argentina tour will help India women's team 'understand where they stand'
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Skipper Rani Rampal says Argentina tour will help India women's team 'understand where they stand'

Rani reiterated that a good show in the series will boost her side's confidence heading into this year's Tokyo Olympics.

India's resurgence in hockey the result of systematic approach, two-way communication, says SV Sunil
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India's resurgence in hockey the result of systematic approach, two-way communication, says SV Sunil

The 31-year-old forward from Karnataka said senior players are now consulted by Hockey India, to ensure everything is on the right track.

National camps for Indian men's and women's hockey teams put on hold as Bengaluru goes into lockdown
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National camps for Indian men's and women's hockey teams put on hold as Bengaluru goes into lockdown

A SAI source in Bengaluru confirmed that there is no way the national camps can resume on the earlier earmarked date with the Karnataka capital going into a seven-day lockdown till 22 July.

Sports Ministry asks Hockey India chief Mushtaque Ahmad to step down citing rules violation of sports code
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Sports Ministry asks Hockey India chief Mushtaque Ahmad to step down citing rules violation of sports code

The ministry said Mushtaque Ahmad's 2018 appointment as Hockey India president was his third consecutive term as an office-bearer in the organisation as compared to the limit of two that's currently allowed for NSFs.