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FIH Pro League: India announces 24-member women's hockey team, Savita Punia remains captain
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FIH Pro League: India announces 24-member women's hockey team, Savita Punia remains captain

India on Saturday named a 24-member women's hockey team, to be led by Savita Punia, for the European leg of the the FIH Pro League matches in Belgium and Netherlands in June.

FIH Pro League: No major surprises in Indian team for away leg, Amit Rohidas to lead
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FIH Pro League: No major surprises in Indian team for away leg, Amit Rohidas to lead

Rohidas will continue to lead the Indian men's hockey team in the crucial last leg of the 2021-22 edition of the FIH Pro League in Belgium and the Netherlands, next month.

India coach Janneke Schopman looking to build on good run ahead of women’s hockey Pro League, World Cup
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India coach Janneke Schopman looking to build on good run ahead of women’s hockey Pro League, World Cup

India women's hockey team will be up against teams like Belgium, Argentina and USA in their remaining Pro League games before heading to the World Cup.

FIH Pro League 2021-22: India beat Germany 3-1 to end home leg on confident note
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FIH Pro League 2021-22: India beat Germany 3-1 to end home leg on confident note

The Indian men’s hockey team defeated an inexperienced Germany 3-1 in the second match of the double-leg tie to consolidate its lead at the top of the FIH Pro League standings

FIH Pro League: Harmanpreet Singh's brace hand India 3-0 victory over Germany
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FIH Pro League: Harmanpreet Singh's brace hand India 3-0 victory over Germany

Harmanpreet converted two penalty corners for India in the 18th and 27th minutes, while Abhishek scored from another set piece in the 45th minute.

FIH Pro League: Experienced India start firm favourites versus new-look Germany
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FIH Pro League: Experienced India start firm favourites versus new-look Germany

India would look to bank on experience and favourable home conditions when it takes on a new-look Germany on Thursday with an aim to consolidate their lead at the top of the FIH Pro League standings.

Germany arrive with depleted squad for FIH Pro League matches against India
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Germany arrive with depleted squad for FIH Pro League matches against India

The world number 6 side is currently placed second in the Pro League table with 17 points from eight games. German head coach Andre Henning said many of his players will make their international debut against India at the Kalinga Stadium

FIH Pro League: Defender Amit Rohidas to lead India in tie against Germany
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FIH Pro League: Defender Amit Rohidas to lead India in tie against Germany

Star dragflicker Harmanpreet Singh will don the responsibility of vice-captain in the double-header at the Kalinga Stadium. The second match of the tie will be played on Friday.

FIH Pro League: India women's team leapfrog Netherlands to No 1 spot after matches against England are cancelled
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FIH Pro League: India women's team leapfrog Netherlands to No 1 spot after matches against England are cancelled

The two matches were initially scheduled for 2 and 3 April at the Kalinga Staium in Bhubaneswar but postponed due to a high number of COVID-19 cases and injuries in the England team.

FIH Pro League: Indian women's team loses to second string Netherlands side in shootout
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FIH Pro League: Indian women's team loses to second string Netherlands side in shootout

India dished out a below-par performance to suffer a 1-3 loss to Olympic champions Netherlands' second string side in the shootout after both sides were locked 1-1 in the regulation time on Saturday

FIH Pro League: India women's hockey team stun Netherlands 2-1 in first match
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FIH Pro League: India women's hockey team stun Netherlands 2-1 in first match

The Indians scored through Neha (11th minute) and Sonika (28th), both from penalty corners, to hand the home team a 2-0 lead at half time.

FIH Pro League: Indian women's team face stern test against Olympic champions Netherlands
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FIH Pro League: Indian women's team face stern test against Olympic champions Netherlands

Netherlands have arrived with their second-string side but the Indian women's team still faces a stern test when it clashes with the rival in the double-leg FIH Pro League tie, starting on Friday.

FIH Pro League: Fit-again Rani Rampal returns, Savita to lead India against Netherlands
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FIH Pro League: Fit-again Rani Rampal returns, Savita to lead India against Netherlands

Rani, who led India to a historic fourth-place finish in the Olympics last year, has not played for the national team since the Tokyo Games due to several injuries, mainly a hamstring problem.

FIH Pro League: We have habit of not finishing games when we are in control, says India coach Graham Reid
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FIH Pro League: We have habit of not finishing games when we are in control, says India coach Graham Reid

India pulled off wins in both the games against England, winning the first one in the shootout after being locked 3-3 in the regulation time before registering a 4-3 victory in the second on Sunday.

FIH Pro League: Harmanpreet's hat-trick hand India 4-3 win over England
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FIH Pro League: Harmanpreet's hat-trick hand India 4-3 win over England

Ace dragflicker Harmanpreet scored a hat-trick as the Indian men's hockey team eked out a narrow 4-3 win over England in the second match of the double-leg FIH Pro League tie on Sunday.

FIH Pro League: India beat England 3-2 in marathon shoot-out to climb to top of table
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FIH Pro League: India beat England 3-2 in marathon shoot-out to climb to top of table

Abhishek (14th minute), Shamsher Singh (27th) and Harmanpreet Singh (52nd) were the goal scorers for India in the regulation time, while England sounded the board through Nicholas Bandurak (8th, 28th) and Sam Ward (60th), who scored from a penalty stroke.

FIH Pro League: India to play rescheduled double header against Germany on 14-15 April
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FIH Pro League: India to play rescheduled double header against Germany on 14-15 April

The last time the two teams met was during the bronze medal match at the Tokyo Olympic Games where India prevailed 5-4 in a thrilling match to earn a historic podium after a gap of 41 years.

FIH Pro League: India retain Amit Rohidas as captain for Engtland tie, Neelam Sanjeep Xess makes comeback
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FIH Pro League: India retain Amit Rohidas as captain for Engtland tie, Neelam Sanjeep Xess makes comeback

Neelam was part of India's team in the Asian Champions Trophy in December last year at Dhaka where they finished third with a 4-3 win over Pakistan.

FIH Pro League: England women's team hit by COVID-19, games against India postponed
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FIH Pro League: England women's team hit by COVID-19, games against India postponed

The upcoming FIH Pro League double-header between the women hockey teams of India and England was postponed on Tuesday due to a COVID-19 outbreak in the British camp.

FIH Pro League: India men's team to host New Zealand and Spain in opening ties of 2022-23 season
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FIH Pro League: India men's team to host New Zealand and Spain in opening ties of 2022-23 season

India will host New Zealand and Spain in the tournament opener between 28 October and 6 November later this year.