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The Hockey Insider: Multi-million price tags again driving hockey World Cup to Bhubaneswar
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The Hockey Insider: Multi-million price tags again driving hockey World Cup to Bhubaneswar

Hockey India had pledged a guarantee of 3.5 million Swiss Francs to clinch the improbable deal. Never before in the last five-decades had FIH sanctioned back-to-back World Cups to same country.

India to host 2023 Men's Hockey World Cup in January; Spain, Netherlands named co-hosts of women's showpiece event in 2022
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India to host 2023 Men's Hockey World Cup in January; Spain, Netherlands named co-hosts of women's showpiece event in 2022

This is the fourth time that India have been picked to host a Hockey World Cup since its start in 1971. The previous editions were 1982 (Mumbai), 2010 (New Delhi) and 2018 (Bhubaneswar) where Belgium triumphed.

The Hockey Insider: India’s multi-million offer to host World Cup causes turbulence among bidders
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The Hockey Insider: India’s multi-million offer to host World Cup causes turbulence among bidders

The few nations still eager to host the event have been rattled by India’s return to the bidding contest after already staging two hockey World Cups in the space of 12 years.

India throws in bid to host men's hockey World Cup in 2023; Belgium, Malaysia other contenders
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India throws in bid to host men's hockey World Cup in 2023; Belgium, Malaysia other contenders

Belgium and Malaysia are the other two nations who have also sent their bidding dossier to conduct the men's event but they prefer to host the event in the 1 to 17 July, 2022 window.

FIH Series Finals 2019: With new coach Graham Reid at saddle, India look to shrug off familiar frailties in quest for redemption
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FIH Series Finals 2019: With new coach Graham Reid at saddle, India look to shrug off familiar frailties in quest for redemption

On paper, India can work their magic in the tournament and rightfully claim the top spot. However, they need to show more ambition and less brittleness at the back. Players need to be like actors, self-possessed and always looking to dominate the stage; in the next ten days, that’s exactly what we might see from this Indian side.

FIH to do away with Hockey Series events after 2019 to ensure countries focus on continental qualifiers, championships
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FIH to do away with Hockey Series events after 2019 to ensure countries focus on continental qualifiers, championships

The FIH will do away with its Hockey Series events after this year to enable its member associations to focus more on continental qualifiers and championships.

Former India men's hockey team coach Harendra Singh reveals plans to switch to football coaching
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Former India men's hockey team coach Harendra Singh reveals plans to switch to football coaching

Harendra Singh was last month removed after India's less than impressive performance in the World Cup. He was urged to take charge of the junior squad but Harendra refused to accept that position.

The Hockey Insider: India aiming to bid for 2022 World Cup after successfully hosting 2018 edition in Bhubaneswar
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The Hockey Insider: India aiming to bid for 2022 World Cup after successfully hosting 2018 edition in Bhubaneswar

Working at a hectic pace to submit a bid for the 2022 men's World Cup, India has caused a flutter in hockey circles by seeking to host back-to-back World Cups.

Harendra Singh removed as India men's hockey team coach; set to take charge of junior squad
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Harendra Singh removed as India men's hockey team coach; set to take charge of junior squad

Indian men's hockey coach Harendra Singh was on Wednesday sacked from the position following a disappointing 2018 and offered the task of helming the junior squad by the national federation.

2018 in the rearview mirror: Reliving 365 days in 200 clips, GIFs, pictures and memes
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2018 in the rearview mirror: Reliving 365 days in 200 clips, GIFs, pictures and memes

Sometimes, moments stick out like sore thumbs. In 2018, a year which had a FIFA World Cup, a Hockey World Cup, Asian Games, Commonwealth Games and the Winter Olympics, these moments came thick and fast. 2018 was just that sort of year.

LISTEN: Full script of Episode 104 of Spodcast where we discuss PV Sindhu's victory in BWF World Tour Finals, Belgium winning Hockey World Cup and more
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LISTEN: Full script of Episode 104 of Spodcast where we discuss PV Sindhu's victory in BWF World Tour Finals, Belgium winning Hockey World Cup and more

Today we discuss PV Sindhu's victory over Nozomi Okuhara to win the BWF World Tour Finals, Belgium's thrilling victory over Netherlands in the Hockey World Cup final and more.

Firstpost Spodcast Episode 104: PV Sindhu breaks jinx to win BWF World Tour Finals, Belgium pips Netherlands to lift Hockey World Cup and more
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Firstpost Spodcast Episode 104: PV Sindhu breaks jinx to win BWF World Tour Finals, Belgium pips Netherlands to lift Hockey World Cup and more

Today we discuss PV Sindhu's victory over Nozomi Okuhara to win the BWF World Tour Finals, Belgium's thrilling victory over Netherlands in the Hockey World Cup final and more.

Hockey World Cup 2018: Quit or be sacked are Harendra Singh’s choices as Hockey India begins search for foreign coach
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Hockey World Cup 2018: Quit or be sacked are Harendra Singh’s choices as Hockey India begins search for foreign coach

The search for a “quality foreign coach” to replace Harendra Singh is in the initial stages. Preliminary inquiries were underway even as the top bosses of Hockey India were busy with the World Cup final.

Hockey World Cup 2018: Belgium beat Netherlands in shoot-out to seal title; Australia thrash England 8-1 to nab bronze
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Hockey World Cup 2018: Belgium beat Netherlands in shoot-out to seal title; Australia thrash England 8-1 to nab bronze

It was a great day for Belgium hockey as the country registered its second biggest international title after the Olympics silver in Rio in 2016.

Daily Bulletin: End of Chhattisgarh CM's race in sight; nations agree on milestone rule book for Paris treaty, PV Sindhu sets up title clash with Nozomi Okuhuara; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: End of Chhattisgarh CM's race in sight; nations agree on milestone rule book for Paris treaty, PV Sindhu sets up title clash with Nozomi Okuhuara; day's top stories

Today's top stories: Rahul Gandhi hints at end of tussle for Chhattisgarh chief minister's post; nations agree on milestone rulebook for Paris climate treaty; Belgium face Netherlands in Hockey World Cup final; and more.

Hockey World Cup 2018: Wisdom, finally, dawns on hockey’s governing body!
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Hockey World Cup 2018: Wisdom, finally, dawns on hockey’s governing body!

Necessity, as they say, is the mother of invention. Two years of futile search for title sponsors for the proposed global elite nations’ league has brought wisdom to the International Hockey Federation, writes The Hockey Insider

Hockey World Cup 2018: Rogier van 't Hek on crowd-surfing after Netherlands' 1998 title, the state of the game back home and more
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Hockey World Cup 2018: Rogier van 't Hek on crowd-surfing after Netherlands' 1998 title, the state of the game back home and more

Rogier van 't Hek was part of the Netherlands team which won the 1998 Hockey World Cup. In India as a journalist for the 2018 edition, he talks about the fortunes of the Dutch national team, how the celebrated the 1998 victory and more.

LISTEN: Full script of Episode 102 of Spodcast where we discuss Real Madrid, Manchester United defeats in Champions League and more
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LISTEN: Full script of Episode 102 of Spodcast where we discuss Real Madrid, Manchester United defeats in Champions League and more

Today, we discuss defeats of Real Madrid and Manchester United in Champions League, Ramesh Powar says there's no bad blood from his side for Mithali Raj and more.

Hockey World Cup 2018: India's date with destiny begins on equal footing against the Netherlands
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Hockey World Cup 2018: India's date with destiny begins on equal footing against the Netherlands

India's campaign has been patchy at best and reckless at worst, but with a spot in last four looming, can Harendra Singh's boys take a leap of faith?

Hockey World Cup 2018, K Arumgugam column: Penalty corner goals now complement success, but don't decide it
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Hockey World Cup 2018, K Arumgugam column: Penalty corner goals now complement success, but don't decide it

The days of the penalty corner are passe. It worked when the concept of coaching revolved around taking the lead and defending it. It made for boring hockey. The game today is bursting with energy of the aggressive kind.