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Former India captain Sardar Singh feels he is not done yet, sets his sights on 2020 Tokyo Olympics
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Former India captain Sardar Singh feels he is not done yet, sets his sights on 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Sardar said he doesn't lack motivation and fitness wise also he is in proper shape and is happy with the rotation policy adopted by Sjoerd Marijne.

Hockey World League Final 2017: Successful tournament raises Bhubaneswar’s status as sporting hub
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Hockey World League Final 2017: Successful tournament raises Bhubaneswar’s status as sporting hub

Bhubaneswar was filled with hoardings welcoming the Hockey World League Final. At the stadium the crowds swelled and yelled, even when India were not playing.

Hockey World League Final 2017: Australia defeat Argentina in hard-fought encounter to defend title
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Hockey World League Final 2017: Australia defeat Argentina in hard-fought encounter to defend title

Eventually, what turned out to be the difference between Australia and Argentina in the evenly-contested encounter was penalty corner conversions.

Hockey World League Final 2017: India coach Sjoerd Marijne lauds injury-hit Germany for spirited display
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Hockey World League Final 2017: India coach Sjoerd Marijne lauds injury-hit Germany for spirited display

India reclaimed the bronze medal at HWL Final after eking out a narrow 2-1 win over a depleted but spirited Germany in the third-fourth place classification match on Sunday.

Hockey World League Final: Superstitious Belgium players try sneaking into Kalinga Stadium at midnight
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Hockey World League Final: Superstitious Belgium players try sneaking into Kalinga Stadium at midnight

There was a security scare at the ongoing Hockey World League (HWL) Final when some players of the Belgium team, their faces splashed with black war-paint, tried to sneak into the Kalinga Stadium at the dead of night and have a look at the two goalposts.

Hockey World League Final: India's semi-final against Argentina deserved to be played in much better conditions
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Hockey World League Final: India's semi-final against Argentina deserved to be played in much better conditions

The semi-final of the Hockey World League Final between India, the Asian champions, and Argentina, the Olympic champions, would always be remembered as a stop-start match held against the magnificent backdrop of thousands of fans huddled under black umbrellas.

Hockey World League Final: Argentina coach Carlos Retegui slams FIH over 'unfair' scheduling of matches
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Hockey World League Final: Argentina coach Carlos Retegui slams FIH over 'unfair' scheduling of matches

The hectic scheduling in the ongoing Hockey World League (HWL) Final came in on for sharp criticism from competing teams, especially Argentina whose coach Carlos Retegui said he would take up the matter with the International Hockey Federation (FIH).

Hockey World League Final 2017: India out of title race after loss against Olympic champions Argentina in semis
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Hockey World League Final 2017: India out of title race after loss against Olympic champions Argentina in semis

The heavy pitch following relentless downpour ensured that the India wouldn't rely on their strength — fast counter attacks — to unsettle the Argentines.

Highlights, India vs Argentina, Hockey World League Final 2017, Scores and Updates: Olympic champions edge past hosts
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Highlights, India vs Argentina, Hockey World League Final 2017, Scores and Updates: Olympic champions edge past hosts

Catch the live score and updates from India's match against Argentina at the Hockey World League Final 2017, taking place at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.

Hockey World League Final organisers left embarrassed as Netherlands, England players hit by stomach bug
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Hockey World League Final organisers left embarrassed as Netherlands, England players hit by stomach bug

A handful of players from the Netherlands and England squad competing at the Hockey World League Final in Bhubaneswar fell sick, reportedly due to a stomach bug.

Hockey World League Final 2017: India edge past Belgium in tense penalty shootout to qualify for semi-final
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Hockey World League Final 2017: India edge past Belgium in tense penalty shootout to qualify for semi-final

It was a great exhibition of attacking hockey from both India and Belgium as the regulation time yielded as many as six goals, three each from either side.

Hockey World League Final 2017: Defending champions Australia thrash Spain to sail into semis
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Hockey World League Final 2017: Defending champions Australia thrash Spain to sail into semis

After a slow start to the tournament, Australia hit their prime form when it mattered and converted three penalty corners in a span of three minutes to throw Spain out of the contest

Highlights, India vs Belgium, Hockey World League Final 2017: Hosts qualify for semi-final after penalty shootout
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Highlights, India vs Belgium, Hockey World League Final 2017: Hosts qualify for semi-final after penalty shootout

Catch the live score and updates from India's quarter-final match against Belgium at the Hockey World League Final, taking place at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.

Hockey World League Final: India coach Sjoerd Marijne says execution matters over statistics after Germany loss
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Hockey World League Final: India coach Sjoerd Marijne says execution matters over statistics after Germany loss

A lacklustre India slumped to their second defeat at the Hockey World League (HWL) Final and chief coach Sjoerd Marijne was livid with the execution skills of his boys.

India goalkeeper PR Sreejesh likely to get a reprieve for playing in football match for Virat Kohli's charity
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India goalkeeper PR Sreejesh likely to get a reprieve for playing in football match for Virat Kohli's charity

There were reports that Sreejesh's action didn't go down well with the team management but he might just get away as Hockey India is yet to initiate any disciplinary action against him.

Hockey World League Final 2017: India coach Sjoerd Marijne blames team's inconsistency for England defeat
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Hockey World League Final 2017: India coach Sjoerd Marijne blames team's inconsistency for England defeat

After a near-perfect display against the world champions Australia on Friday, India dished out a below-par effort against England to suffer their first defeat

Hockey World League Final 2017: Self-destructing India played like they were suffering jet lag in England defeat
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Hockey World League Final 2017: Self-destructing India played like they were suffering jet lag in England defeat

It may have only been their second match at the Hockey World League Final, but India suffered a collapse of mammoth proportions against England.

Highlights, India vs England, Hockey World League Final 2017, Scores and Updates: Visitors clinch the match 3-2
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Highlights, India vs England, Hockey World League Final 2017, Scores and Updates: Visitors clinch the match 3-2

Catch the live score and updates from India's match against England at the Hockey World League Final 2017, taking place at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.

Hockey World League Final 2017: Spain stun European champions Netherlands; Belgium defeat Argentina
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Hockey World League Final 2017: Spain stun European champions Netherlands; Belgium defeat Argentina

It was Argentina all the way in the last three minutes of the game but Belgium defended stoutly to held on to their lead.