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With no major tournaments in 2019, Indian hockey enjoys good year with men's, women's sides securing tickets to Tokyo Olympics
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With no major tournaments in 2019, Indian hockey enjoys good year with men's, women's sides securing tickets to Tokyo Olympics

With no big tournaments lined up, India tested a number of youngsters under Reid and the move paid rich dividends, throwing up talents like Vivek Sagar Prasad, Hardik Singh and many more

Young striker Dilpreet Singh named in 32-member men's hockey team probables for two-week national camp
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Young striker Dilpreet Singh named in 32-member men's hockey team probables for two-week national camp

Young striker Dilpreet Singh was on Saturday included in a 32-member men's core probables group for a two-week national coaching camp ahead of next month's Hockey Pro League, to be held in Bhubaneswar.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Creating scoreboard pressure on rivals will be crucial, says Indian hockey star PR Sreejesh
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Creating scoreboard pressure on rivals will be crucial, says Indian hockey star PR Sreejesh

Ace hockey goalkeeper PR Sreejesh says creating scoreboard pressure will be key to India's campaign at the Olympics and improvement in this area is a must in lead up to the Tokyo Games.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian women's hockey skipper Rani Rampal says it felt ‘surreal’ after scoring decisive goal in qualifier
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian women's hockey skipper Rani Rampal says it felt ‘surreal’ after scoring decisive goal in qualifier

A podium finish at the Tokyo Olympics is possible considering the long strides the Indian women's hockey team has taken in the last three years, asserted skipper Rani Rampal on Monday

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India men's hockey coach Graham Reid looks to create tighter defence, strikers with incredible finishing skills
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India men's hockey coach Graham Reid looks to create tighter defence, strikers with incredible finishing skills

After the FIH Pro League, Indian hockey team will host Belgium and Australia in February before embarking on overseas tours and Reid believed that playing against top teams will be handy for his side in its preparation for the Games

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India women's hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne stresses on consistency after narrow 6-5 win on aggregate against USA in qualifiers
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India women's hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne stresses on consistency after narrow 6-5 win on aggregate against USA in qualifiers

The India women's team sealed its place in next year's Games after beating USA 6-5 on aggregate despite losing the second match 1-4 against the visitors in the double-leg FIH Olympic Qualifiers

Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju says government is taking all steps to ensure India's best-ever performance in Tokyo Olympics
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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju says government is taking all steps to ensure India's best-ever performance in Tokyo Olympics

Rijiju on Friday exuded confidence that both the Indian men's and women's hockey teams will qualify for next year's Tokyo Games

FIH Olympic Qualifiers 2019: India men's coach Graham Reid tells his players to 'treat every team with respect' ahead of Russia clash
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FIH Olympic Qualifiers 2019: India men's coach Graham Reid tells his players to 'treat every team with respect' ahead of Russia clash

Against Russia, India will start as clear favourites to win both the matches and seal their place in next year's Tokyo Olympics but Reid is very well aware that one bad day in office can ruin his team's Olympic dream.

FIH Olympic Qualifiers 2019: Here's all you need to know ahead of India's qualification matches in upcoming tournament
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FIH Olympic Qualifiers 2019: Here's all you need to know ahead of India's qualification matches in upcoming tournament

Both the India teams will play back-to-back matches against Russia and USA on Friday and Saturday and the aggregate winners at the end of the two-match qualifier (each for men and women) will seal their places in the 2020 Tokyo Games.

FIH Olympic Qualifiers: Birender Lakra replaces injured dragflicker Varun Kumar for crucial matches against Russia
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FIH Olympic Qualifiers: Birender Lakra replaces injured dragflicker Varun Kumar for crucial matches against Russia

Hockey India announced the replacement for Varun who sustained an injury on his shoulder and right bicep

Hockey India lists 22 players for national coaching camp ahead of FIH Olympic Qualifiers against Russia
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Hockey India lists 22 players for national coaching camp ahead of FIH Olympic Qualifiers against Russia

Hockey India on Sunday named 22 players for the national coaching camp ahead of the crucial FIH Olympic Qualifiers to be held on 1 and 2 November in Bhubaneswar.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Hockey India name 22 players for senior women's national camp ahead of qualifiers against USA
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Hockey India name 22 players for senior women's national camp ahead of qualifiers against USA

India women's team chief coach Sjoerd Marijne said that the team is feeling upbeat after a good tour of Great Britain and will look to get used to the pitch at Bhubaneswar

Muhammad Rizwan Sr to lead Pakistan in must-win FIH Olympics Qualifiers against Netherlands
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Muhammad Rizwan Sr to lead Pakistan in must-win FIH Olympics Qualifiers against Netherlands

Muhammad Rizwan Senior will lead Pakistan in the two-match do-or-die FIH Olympic Qualifiers against the Netherlands to be held later this month in Amsterdam.

India's PR Sreejesh says playing world champions Belgium will be 'preparatory test' for hockey Olympics qualifiers against Russia
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India's PR Sreejesh says playing world champions Belgium will be 'preparatory test' for hockey Olympics qualifiers against Russia

Sreejesh feels India's tour to Belgium from 26 September to 3 October will make the team sharp and ready for the Olympic Qualifiers to be held on 1 and 2 November in Bhubaneswar.

Indian Hockey goalkeeper PR Sreejesh says successful tour of Belgium will boost team's confidence ahead of Olympic qualifiers
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Indian Hockey goalkeeper PR Sreejesh says successful tour of Belgium will boost team's confidence ahead of Olympic qualifiers

Sreejesh said that the Indian hockey team showed in the Test event that it had the right balance and bench strength to put on a good performance at the Olympics

Indian women’s hockey captain Rani Rampal says team needs to improve in certain areas despite winning Olympic Test event
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Indian women’s hockey captain Rani Rampal says team needs to improve in certain areas despite winning Olympic Test event

India's invincible run in the Olympic Test event has boosted the confidence of the women's hockey team but there are still areas where it needs to put in the hard yards ahead of the FIH Olympic Qualifiers, said skipper Rani Rampal.