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Indian hockey team is shaping up well for Tokyo Olympics, says Kothajit Singh
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Indian hockey team is shaping up well for Tokyo Olympics, says Kothajit Singh

The national camps for the men's and women's hockey teams resumed at the Sports Authority of India centre here in August after a 45-day break because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

India men's hockey team is working on fine-tuning certain aspects of the game, says midfielder Nilakanta Sharma
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India men's hockey team is working on fine-tuning certain aspects of the game, says midfielder Nilakanta Sharma

The Indian team has done well against top teams in the FIH Hockey Pro League, but Nilakanta Sharma feels that there is still room for improvement.

Dhyan Chand 115th birth anniversary: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, cricketer Virender Sehwag and others pay tribute to hockey legend
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Dhyan Chand 115th birth anniversary: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, cricketer Virender Sehwag and others pay tribute to hockey legend

The hockey legend Dhyan Chand was born on 29 August 1905 and in his honour India commemorates the National Sports Day. Wishes poured in on the 115th birth anniversary of 'The Wizard'.

Delhi HC seeks sport ministry's stand after plea claims Hockey India created posts in violation of sports code
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Delhi HC seeks sport ministry's stand after plea claims Hockey India created posts in violation of sports code

The plea filed by former India player Aslam Sher Khan alleges that Hockey India violated the national sports code by creating posts, like 'life member', 'life president' and CEO, which are not permitted under the rules.

Hockey players begin training with basic exercise, to work on skill development next, says head coach Graham Reid
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Hockey players begin training with basic exercise, to work on skill development next, says head coach Graham Reid

Graham Reid said during the mandatory two-week quarantine period after re-joining the national camp earlier this month, the players were tasked to reinvigorate their Olympic goal by learning the country's Olympic history.

Turning Point: Rani Rampal reveals how selection in World Team XI made her believe she was good enough to play for India
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Turning Point: Rani Rampal reveals how selection in World Team XI made her believe she was good enough to play for India

In the latest edition of our Turning Point series, India women's hockey team captain Rani Rampal talks about the moment which gave her confidence that she was good enough to play for the country.

Coach Graham Reid says uncertainty will be biggest challenge for India men's hockey team during next 12 months
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Coach Graham Reid says uncertainty will be biggest challenge for India men's hockey team during next 12 months

While there is room to improve in all aspects of the game, Graham Reid emphasised on building a mentally tough team to face the 'uncertain times'.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India hockey captains Manpreet Singh, Rani Rampal draw podium finish hopes from past learnings
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India hockey captains Manpreet Singh, Rani Rampal draw podium finish hopes from past learnings

With exactly a year to go for the Tokyo Games both India men's and women's hockey team captains recalled their experience at the Olympics.

Regret not winning an Olympic medal but current India team has 'realistic chance' in Tokyo, says Sardar Singh
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Regret not winning an Olympic medal but current India team has 'realistic chance' in Tokyo, says Sardar Singh

India’s last success at Olympics came 40 years ago in the 1980 Moscow Olympics, where they won the last of their eight gold medals.

PR Sreejesh says improved Indian hockey team has potential to break Olympic medal jinx in Tokyo
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PR Sreejesh says improved Indian hockey team has potential to break Olympic medal jinx in Tokyo

Sreejesh, who had represented India in two Olympics (2012 and 2016), is standing at the twilight of his career and, by his own admission, he has high aspirations from the postponed Tokyo Games.

India skipper Manpreet Singh says back-to-back Pro League hockey matches will help team gain momentum for Olympics
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India skipper Manpreet Singh says back-to-back Pro League hockey matches will help team gain momentum for Olympics

India men's hockey team captain Manpreet Singh said the scheduling provides enough time for the team to prepare for a major event like the Pro League.

Coronavirus pandemic hampered our World Cup qualifying chances, says junior women's hockey team captain Suman Devi
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Coronavirus pandemic hampered our World Cup qualifying chances, says junior women's hockey team captain Suman Devi

Suman Devi and Co were hoping to book their FIH Junior Women's World Cup ticket through the 2020 Women's Junior Asia Cup, which was to be held in Kakamigahara, Japan, from 6 April, but was cancelled because of the pandemic.

Resistance band workouts to English classes, coach Graham Reid explains India hockey team's lockdown routine
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Resistance band workouts to English classes, coach Graham Reid explains India hockey team's lockdown routine

From running with resistance bands to continuing English classes, India men's hockey team players followed a very interesting schedule to stay in best physical and mental shape during lockdown

Goal-scoring machine par excellence, Balbir Singh Senior's legacy is secure in pantheon of India's hockey greats
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Goal-scoring machine par excellence, Balbir Singh Senior's legacy is secure in pantheon of India's hockey greats

History will look at Balbir generously, as an Indian hockey star revered and venerated almost as much as Dhyan Chand. Both won three Olympic golds. Both set extremely high standards.

Milkha Singh says if there was a hockey legend after Dhyan Chand, it was Balbir Singh Sr
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Milkha Singh says if there was a hockey legend after Dhyan Chand, it was Balbir Singh Sr

If anyone qualifies to be called a legend in Indian hockey after Dhyan Chand, it's Balbir Singh Senior, said iconic Milkha Singh condoling the death of his 'great friend'.

Balbir Singh Senior (1923-2020): Genial legend who wore his greatness lightly, remembering the man I knew a little
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Balbir Singh Senior (1923-2020): Genial legend who wore his greatness lightly, remembering the man I knew a little

Balbir Singh Senior easily transcended that interviewee-interviewer divide. In a world where unabashed howling qualifies as confidence, Balbir taught us that quiet confidence resides in quiet simplicity.

'Role models such as him come very rarely', Twitter pays homage to hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr on his demise
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'Role models such as him come very rarely', Twitter pays homage to hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr on his demise

As Balbir Singh Sr passed away on Monday, some prominent sports personalities took to Twitter to pay homage to the hockey legend.

Balbir Singh Senior, three-time Olympic gold-winning hockey legend, dies at 95
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Balbir Singh Senior, three-time Olympic gold-winning hockey legend, dies at 95

Balbir Sr was in a semi-comatose state since 18 May and had developed a blood clot in his brain after being first admitted to the hospital for bronchial pneumonia with high fever.

Coronavirus Outbreak: India's hockey teams turn tech-savvy during lockdown, use mobile applications to share workout routines
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Coronavirus Outbreak: India's hockey teams turn tech-savvy during lockdown, use mobile applications to share workout routines

Applications like Zoom or Google Meet have now become the 'in-thing' replacing 'team huddles' or 'team meetings'

Indian hockey team's Simranjeet Singh disappointed with postponement of Olympics, says team will strive to become even better
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Indian hockey team's Simranjeet Singh disappointed with postponement of Olympics, says team will strive to become even better

Indian men's hockey team was already in good shape and will now strive to become an ever better side, striker Simranjeet Singh said on Wednesday, promising to utilise the time in hand due to postponement of the Tokyo Olympics.