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Defender Gurinder Singh feels Indian hockey team has become more aggressive under coach Graham Reid
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Defender Gurinder Singh feels Indian hockey team has become more aggressive under coach Graham Reid

Defender Gurinder Singh feels India has been playing an aggressive brand of hockey under chief coach Graham Reid, and it has helped the team in creating more goal scoring opportunities.

Sonam Malik downs Sakshi again, this time by fall, makes cut for Olympic qualifiers
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Sonam Malik downs Sakshi again, this time by fall, makes cut for Olympic qualifiers

Young Sonam Mailk downed Sakshi Malik for the second time in a row, this time by pinning the Olympic medallist

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Fifth seed Indian men's table tennis squad well-placed to earn qualification for team event at Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Fifth seed Indian men's table tennis squad well-placed to earn qualification for team event at Games

Despite the lack of a head coach since the 2019 Asian Games, Indian players have been producing impressive on the professional circuit

Vikas Krishan joins Ashish Kumar, Satish Kumar in India men's squad for boxing's Olympic Qualifiers
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Vikas Krishan joins Ashish Kumar, Satish Kumar in India men's squad for boxing's Olympic Qualifiers

Comeback-man Vikas Krishan, Asian silver-medallist Ashish Kumar and veteran Satish Kumar booked their places in the Indian men's boxing squad for next year's Olympic qualifiers.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Boxer Gaurav Bidhuri slams 'unfair system' after finding himself left out of trials for Olympic qualifiers
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Boxer Gaurav Bidhuri slams 'unfair system' after finding himself left out of trials for Olympic qualifiers

Former World Championship bronze-medallist boxer Gaurav Bidhuri has challenged the selection procedure for the upcoming trials for next year's Olympic Qualifiers and sought Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju's intervention in the matter.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Boxers to attend selection trials for qualifiers on 29-30 December, says Boxing Federation of India
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Boxers to attend selection trials for qualifiers on 29-30 December, says Boxing Federation of India

None of the women boxers in the Olympic categories — 51kg, 60kg, 64kg, 69kg, and 75kg — could make the World Championships finals with Mary Kom (51kg) and Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) finishing with bronze medals

Manika Batra says recent results at German, Swedish Open justify split from childhood coach Sandeep Gupta
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Manika Batra says recent results at German, Swedish Open justify split from childhood coach Sandeep Gupta

Manika, a multiple-time CWG gold medallist and Asian Games bronze medallist, is confident of returning to the top-50 soon

FIH Olympic Qualifiers 2019: Higher-ranked India must guard against complacency as men, women gear up for Russia, US
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FIH Olympic Qualifiers 2019: Higher-ranked India must guard against complacency as men, women gear up for Russia, US

India's men have won their last five games against Russia, scoring 30 goals and conceding seven. The women’s team’s record against the USA, though, is not encouraging. The US have won 16 of 29 games, losing four, and drawing nine.

High-Performance Director Santiago Nieva eyes five Olympic berths, believes Indian boxers 'can do something special' in Tokyo
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High-Performance Director Santiago Nieva eyes five Olympic berths, believes Indian boxers 'can do something special' in Tokyo

"Every tournament we go, we always compare the results to what could have happened if it were the Olympics. Are we on the right track? So far, we have shown in every single competition that we are doing well," Nieva said.

No plans to have India-Pakistan Olympic qualifier in Europe if they draw each other, says FIH
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No plans to have India-Pakistan Olympic qualifier in Europe if they draw each other, says FIH

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has no plans to conduct the Olympic qualifying matches between India and Pakistan in Europe if the arch-rivals draw each other in the battle for a 2020 Tokyo Games berth.

Australia's Fergus Kavanagh to conduct camp for India women's hockey team ahead of Olympic qualifiers
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Australia's Fergus Kavanagh to conduct camp for India women's hockey team ahead of Olympic qualifiers

Kavanagh, who arrived in Bengaluru on 7 July to work with the Indian men's team, will now pass on his tips and experiences to the women's side during the special camp, starting Monday.

India should stick to attacking hockey, need to be wary of Poland in Olympic qualifiers, says former captain Sandeep Singh
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India should stick to attacking hockey, need to be wary of Poland in Olympic qualifiers, says former captain Sandeep Singh

Sandeep, who is set to launch his chain of hockey academies, said, "Attacking hockey is our style, and we must stick to it. It suits us well, and I think we should not change our character going into the Olympic qualifier."

India's women's hockey captain Rani Rampal believes Spain tour will be good indicator of preparations ahead of Olympic Qualifiers
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India's women's hockey captain Rani Rampal believes Spain tour will be good indicator of preparations ahead of Olympic Qualifiers

"It will be a challenging tour no doubt but our team has made a lot of improvement in the past two years and we see this as a great opportunity to understand where we stand ahead of the Olympic Qualifying events this year," stated Rani.

Asian Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu must miss Jakarta event to get fit for Olympic qualifiers, says weightlifting coach
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Asian Games 2018: Mirabai Chanu must miss Jakarta event to get fit for Olympic qualifiers, says weightlifting coach

The reigning CWG champion Mirabai Chanu is struggling with an unidentified lower-back problem since May and is yet to begin full-fledged weight training.

Devendro Singh wins Bronze, but fails to clinch Rio Olympics berth after semis loss
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Devendro Singh wins Bronze, but fails to clinch Rio Olympics berth after semis loss

Commonwealth Games silver medallist L Devendro Singh (49 kg) fought his heart out but failed to clinch an Olympic berth losing in the semi-finals of the International Boxing Association's (AIBA) World Qualifying Tournament in Baku.

Vikas Krishan wins AIBA Pro bout, bags extra Olympic shot
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Vikas Krishan wins AIBA Pro bout, bags extra Olympic shot

Vikas Krishan pulled off the result just a night before heading to the Olympic Qualifiers in Baku, Azerbaijan, which start on 16 June.

Birthday boy Sandeep Singh gifts India an Olympic berth
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Birthday boy Sandeep Singh gifts India an Olympic berth

Sandeep Singh, the hero of India's memorable win over France last evening, turns 26 today.

Favourites India look to seal final berth against Poland
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Favourites India look to seal final berth against Poland

Virtually assured of a place in the final, favourites India will leave nothing to chance and would aim to carry on their unbeaten run against lower-ranked Poland in their last round-robin match of the men's hockey Olympic qualifiers.

Sandeep Singh shines again to help India beat Canada 3-2
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Sandeep Singh shines again to help India beat Canada 3-2

India rode on Sandeep Singh's brilliance to virtually seal its place in the final of the men's hockey Olympic Qualification tournament after defeating Canada 3-2 in a hard-fought round-robin match.

South Africa thrash Indian eves 5-2 in London qualifiers
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South Africa thrash Indian eves 5-2 in London qualifiers

Indian eves suffered their first defeat in the tournament when they went down fighting to top-ranked South Africa 2-5 in their fourth encounter of the women’s qualifiers for the London Olympics.