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FIH Junior World Cup: Unbeaten India storm into semi-finals with 3-0 win over South Korea
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FIH Junior World Cup: Unbeaten India storm into semi-finals with 3-0 win over South Korea

India will next face the winner of the other quarter-final between three-time champions Netherlands and South Africa on Sunday.

Explainer: Why is IOA chief Narinder Batra under the CBI scanner?
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Explainer: Why is IOA chief Narinder Batra under the CBI scanner?

The long-standing feud between Indian Olympic Association’s (IOA) top brass took an interesting turn this week when its president, Narinder Dhruv Batra, was accused of diverting Hockey India funds worth Rs 35 lakh for personal benefit

FIH Junior World Cup: Olympians, attacking strikers and solid keeper — the star of India's campaign so far
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FIH Junior World Cup: Olympians, attacking strikers and solid keeper — the star of India's campaign so far

India exceeded expectations by scoring 11 goals, while conceding only twice, in their three matches of the ongoing junior women's hockey World Cup.

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 women's team to host Netherlands on 8 and 9 April
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FIH Pro League: India women's team to host Netherlands on 8 and 9 April

India and the defending champions Netherlands were originally scheduled to play on 19 and 20 February but the matches had to be postponed following the visiting team's concern over rise in COVID-19 cases in their country

FIH Pro League: Midfielder Rabichandra Singh named in India squad for Argentina tie; Gurjant returns
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FIH Pro League: Midfielder Rabichandra Singh named in India squad for Argentina tie; Gurjant returns

Rabichandra, who was part of the Indian junior men's squad at the FIH Junior World Cup, will be the lone new face in the squad announced by Hockey India on Wednesday.

'My father has put in lot of effort to help me reach Indian team', says hockey player Navneet Kaur
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'My father has put in lot of effort to help me reach Indian team', says hockey player Navneet Kaur

The 26-year-old from Haryana had scored a late goal to help India beat Ireland 1-0 in the group stage and keep their hopes alive for a place in the quarterfinals at Olympics last year

India to send second-string hockey teams for Birmingham Commonwealth Games
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India to send second-string hockey teams for Birmingham Commonwealth Games

The decision to send second-string teams was taken due to the short turnaround time between the Birmingham event and the Hangzhou Asian Games, which is a qualifier for the 2024 Paris Olympics.

FIH Pro League: Indian men seek consistency, women look to maintain winning momentum against Spain
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FIH Pro League: Indian men seek consistency, women look to maintain winning momentum against Spain

Consistency will be key for the Indian men's hockey team when they take on Spain, while its women counterparts would look to carry on the momentum against same opposition on Saturday.

FIH Pro League: India's home games on 26, 27 February to be held behind closed doors
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FIH Pro League: India's home games on 26, 27 February to be held behind closed doors

"The matches will be a telecast-only affair as HI and FIH have decided to hold the double-header weekend matches starting from 26th February under closed-doors for the time being," HI said.

Hockey India officials surprised by IOA chief's strong missive, to meet him this week
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Hockey India officials surprised by IOA chief's strong missive, to meet him this week

Taken aback by Batra's strongly-worded message seeking explanation for the men's hockey team's inconsistent show, officials of the national federation will meet the IOA chief this week

'Unacceptable': IOA chief slams Indian men's hockey team's recent results, seeks explanation from HI
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'Unacceptable': IOA chief slams Indian men's hockey team's recent results, seeks explanation from HI

In a strongly-worded communication to Hockey India president Gyanendro Ningombam, Narinder Batra said he has serious concerns about the team's performance after the historic bronze in Tokyo Olympics.

FIH Pro League: France stun Olympic bronze medallists India 5-2
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FIH Pro League: France stun Olympic bronze medallists India 5-2

India's lacklustre performance can be summed up from the fact that they earned as many as 10 penalty corners but failed to find the back of the net.

PR Sreejesh named World Games Athlete of the Year, becomes only second Indian to win award
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PR Sreejesh named World Games Athlete of the Year, becomes only second Indian to win award

Sreejesh beat competition from sport climber Alberto Gines Lopez of Spain and Italy's wushu player Michele Giordano for the award.

Women's Asia Cup 2022: India eye error-free showing against South Korea in semi-finals
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Women's Asia Cup 2022: India eye error-free showing against South Korea in semi-finals

Any lapse in concentration can dash the Tokyo Olympics fourth-placed side's title hopes.

Hockey India names 66 players for junior women's national camp
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Hockey India names 66 players for junior women's national camp

Keeping in mind selection of players for the upcoming World Cup, Hockey India has called 66 players for the junior women's camp, set to begin at the Sports Authority of India in Bengaluru from Monday.

Hockey India appoints analytical coach for women's team, ropes in scientific advisors for men and women's senior sides
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Hockey India appoints analytical coach for women's team, ropes in scientific advisors for men and women's senior sides

Patrick Tshutshani was roped in as the new women's team analytical coach, while Taren Naidoo and Mitchell Pemberton were appointed as scientific advisors for both senior men and women's sides.

From Rio 2016 to Tokyo 2020, Indian women's hockey team has come a long way, says Rani Rampal
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From Rio 2016 to Tokyo 2020, Indian women's hockey team has come a long way, says Rani Rampal

The Indian women's team narrowly missed out on a historic bronze in Tokyo in 2021 but recorded its best-ever performance at the Olympics.

Hockey India picks 60 players for national camp starting 3 January in Bengaluru
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Hockey India picks 60 players for national camp starting 3 January in Bengaluru

The players have been selected based on their performance at the recently concluded Senior National Championship, Junior Men National Championship and other Hockey India sanctioned domestic events.

Women's Asian Champions Trophy: Indian hockey player tests positive, match against Korea cancelled
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Women's Asian Champions Trophy: Indian hockey player tests positive, match against Korea cancelled

Even though the Asian Hockey Federation is yet to come out with a statement, a Hockey India source confirmed that one player has tested positive.