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We’ve learnt our lessons, prepared to handle pressure in India: Rizwan

Karachi, Nov 20: Pakistan have “learnt” their lessons from the 2014 Champions Trophy controversy and are prepared to handle the crowd pressure in the hockey World Cup in India, said captain Muhammad Rizwan senior. Four years ago, some Pakistani players had gone overboard with their celebrations after their semifinal win over India in the Champions Trophy,

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Indian men's hockey team jumps one spot to 5th in FIH rankings
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Indian men’s hockey team jumps one spot to 5th in FIH rankings

New Delhi, Aug 7: An impressive silver-medal finish at the Champions Trophy has helped the Indian men’s hockey team jump one spot to fifth in the latest FIH rankings chart released today. India had lost to Australia via penalty shootout in the summit clash of the Champions Trophy after the two sides were locked 1-1 in

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India jump one place to 5th in latest FIH rankings

India jump one place to 5th in latest FIH rankings

New Delhi, Jul 17: India have jumped a rung to fifth position in the men’s hockey world rankings issued by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) today. India has made the jump by virtue of its second consecutive runner-up finish at the Champions Trophy in Breda, Netherlands earlier this month. Champions Trophy winners Australia remained on top

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Hockey India names Rajinder Singh as president

New Delhi, May 19: Hockey India on Saturday named Rajinder Singh as its president after Mariamma Koshy submitted her resignation from the post. Koshy, a former state-level striker, was appointed Hockey India chief in November 2016 after Narinder Dhruv Batra had stepped down after being elected as the president of the International Hockey Federation (FIH). Koshy

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IOA chief bats for politicians leading National Sports Federations

New Delhi, May6: Despite the growing chorus of replacing politicians with sportspersons to lead the various National Sports Federations (NSF), Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra on Saturday stirred a controversy by saying lawmakers at the helm is “good for Indian sports”. Citing the rich haul of medals in various disciplines headed by politicians at

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Gandham could be made International Umpire Manager

New Delhi, March 24: India’s Harsha Vardhan Gandham could be made an International Umpire Manager by the International Hockey Federation (FIH). The FIH announced its decision on Friday after his name was recommended by Hockey India and supported by Asian Hockey Federation. Gandham, a former hockey player himself, hails from Guntur in Andhra Pradesh. He began

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Indian hockey teams end year on 6th and 10th spots

Lausanne, Dec 13: India’s men and women’s hockey teams remained in the sixth and 10th positions respectively in the rankings revealed by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Tuesday. The men’s team were at the sixth spot at the beginning of the year and maintained it throughout the year. Though India (1566 points) won the bronze

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