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FIH Rankings: India men, women hockey teams rise to third and seventh spots respectively
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FIH Rankings: India men, women hockey teams rise to third and seventh spots respectively

Three wins and a draw over England (3-3 and 4-3) and Germany (3-0 and 3-1) helped Indian men move ahead of Netherlands, who dropped to fourth

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: 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: 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: Need to finish games in regulation time, not shoot-outs, says India coach Janneke Schopman
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FIH Pro League: Need to finish games in regulation time, not shoot-outs, says India coach Janneke Schopman

Both the matches in India's recent Pro League tie against Germany went to shoot-out with the home team losing the first before bouncing back to win the second leg here on Sunday.

FIH Pro League: India women's hockey team look to return to winning ways against Germany
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FIH Pro League: India women's hockey team look to return to winning ways against Germany

Playing their debut season in the Pro League, the Indian women made a fine start to their campaign, beating China 7-1 and 2-1 in their opening two games in Muscat.

Women's FIH Pro League: Sushila Chanu scores brace as India drub China 7-1 on debut
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Women's FIH Pro League: Sushila Chanu scores brace as India drub China 7-1 on debut

Chanu (47th, 52nd minutes) converted two penalty strokes while Navneet Kaur (5th), Neha (12), Vandana Katariya (40th), Sharmila Devi (48th) and Gurjit Kaur (50th) netted one each to hand India a convincing win.

Women's Asia Cup Hockey: India defeat China 2-0 to win bronze medal; Japan beat Korea to clinch title
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Women's Asia Cup Hockey: India defeat China 2-0 to win bronze medal; Japan beat Korea to clinch title

The Indians left behind the disappointment of their semi-final defeat to Korea and controlled the proceedings in the first two quarters, scoring two goals in the process, to go into half time with a 2-0 lead against China.

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.

Women's Asia Cup Hockey: Gurjit Kaur's hat-trick helps India thrash Singapore 9-1, qualify for semis
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Women's Asia Cup Hockey: Gurjit Kaur's hat-trick helps India thrash Singapore 9-1, qualify for semis

India put their 2-0 loss to Japan in their last match behind and dished out a well-coordinated display on Monday to steamroll Singapore.

Year in Review 2021: Top 10 Indian sporting moments of the year
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Year in Review 2021: Top 10 Indian sporting moments of the year

The year was one to remember for Indian sports lovers with numerous unforgettable moments at the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. There were some massive feats and there were unnecessary controversies. We take a look at the top-10 sporting moments from an Indian perspective.

Sunita Lakra felicitated by Odisha government for contribution to Indian women's hockey
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Sunita Lakra felicitated by Odisha government for contribution to Indian women's hockey

Odisha Hockey Promotion Council chairman Dilip Tirkey honoured the player at the ongoing Junior Men's Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar

Indian hockey teams to compete in Birmingham Commonwealth Games, says CGF
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Indian hockey teams to compete in Birmingham Commonwealth Games, says CGF

The Birmingham CWG is scheduled to be held from 28 July to 8 August next year while the Asian Games are starting on 10 September.

Savita Punia to captain India in Rani Rampal's absence at Asian Champions Trophy
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Savita Punia to captain India in Rani Rampal's absence at Asian Champions Trophy

The tournament is scheduled to be played in Donghae, South Korea from 5-12 December

Sjoerd Marijne's final payment held on HI's advice; Dutchman says issue almost resolved now
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Sjoerd Marijne's final payment held on HI's advice; Dutchman says issue almost resolved now

Marijne's six-day salary, amounting to USD 1800, is on hold as he is still to return his official laptop.

India women's hockey team looks forward to gaining vital exposure in maiden FIH Hockey Pro League appearance
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India women's hockey team looks forward to gaining vital exposure in maiden FIH Hockey Pro League appearance

India captain Rani Rampal is elated at the opportunity, saying the event will provide them an opportunity to rub shoulders with the best teams of the world ahead of a busy calendar.

India, Spain to feature in FIH Women's Pro League as replacements after pullouts by Australia, New Zealand
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India, Spain to feature in FIH Women's Pro League as replacements after pullouts by Australia, New Zealand

Last month, Australia and New Zealand pulled out of the league as well as from the upcoming FIH Hockey Junior World Cups and the FIH Hockey Indoor World Cup due to COVID-related international travel restrictions put in place by their own respective governments.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan felicitates India women's hockey team, announces construction of world-class stadium
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Shivraj Singh Chouhan felicitates India women's hockey team, announces construction of world-class stadium

The Indian women's team had finished fourth at the Olympic Games after losing to Great Britain in bronze medal play-off.

Staying in the moment helped us in Tokyo, says India women's hockey team defender Udita
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Staying in the moment helped us in Tokyo, says India women's hockey team defender Udita

The Hisar-born player is currently part of the 25-member senior women's core probable group for the national camp in SAI, Bengaluru.

Members of India women's hockey team felicitated by former players for Tokyo 2020 heroics
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Members of India women's hockey team felicitated by former players for Tokyo 2020 heroics

Players employed with Indian Railways, including Vandana Katariya and former captain Sushila Chanu, were felicitated at an event organised by former player Happy Mann and others.