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newshockey18 days ago

Huge honour to be the Flag Bearer of the Indian contingent at the Opening Ceremony, admits Manpreet Singh

Indian men's hockey team skipper Manpreet Singh stated that he is honoured to have been summoned as one of the Flag Bearers of the Indian contingent at the opening ceremony of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Six-time world champion boxer Mary Kom is the other athlete to complete the formalities on July 23.
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newshockey18 days ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | We won't waste the hard work and sacrifices made at the camp, recalls Lalremsiami

Indian women's hockey team forward Lalremsiami, a part of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics contingent, insists that the team won't let their hard work at the national camps go to waste. The women's team, set to feature in their third-ever appearance at the Olympics, will kick-start their campaign on July 24.
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newshockeya month ago

Almost gave up my dream of playing for India in 2017, recalls Hardik Singh

India men's hockey team star Hardik Singh recalled how the lack of opportunities at the top-level almost forced him to shift to the Netherlands and play club hockey back in 2017. Four years down the line, the midfielder has now been selected in the 16-member men's squad for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.
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newshockeya month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Taking up hockey six years ago changed my life, admits Udita

Indian women's hockey team star Udita, who was recently selected in the 16-member squad for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, admitted that taking up the sport six years ago has changed his life altogether. The forward was also a part of India's silver medal team at the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games.
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newshockeya month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Hockey India appoints Manpreet Singh as captain of the men's team

Indian half-back Manpreet Singh has been appointed as the captain of the national team for the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics, which begins next month. The Punjab-based player was part of India's squad in both the 2012 London and 2016 Rio Games and will be making his third appearances at the Olympics.
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newshockeya month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Hockey India names Rani Rampal as skipper of the women's team

Indian forward Rani Rampal has been appointed as the captain of the women's team for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics, with goalkeeper Savita Punia and Dee[ Grace Ekka named as vice-captains respectively. The Indian eves will begin their Olympics campaign against the Netherlands on July 24.
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newshockeya month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian men's hockey squad announced

The 16-member Indian men's hockey squad for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics has been announced by Hockey India, with 10 debutants making it to the final list along with veterans Mandeep Singh, PR Sreejesh and Amit Rohidas. The Men in Blue will begin its campaign against New Zealand on July 24.
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newshockeya month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Hockey India announces 16-member women's squad for the Games

Hockey India have announced the 16-member women's squad for the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics, which begins on July 23. As expected, star striker Rani Rampal will lead the charge, while experienced players like Navjot Kaur, Navneet Kaur and Savita Punia were also named in the list.
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newshockeya month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Mental state of the Indian men's hockey team will be decisive, asserts Roelant Oltmans

Former head coach of the men's hockey team, Roelant Oltmans feels that the mental state of the Indian players will be decisive to India's fortunes in the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics. The Manpreet Singh-led side will kick-start their Olympic campaign against New Zealand on July 24.
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newshockeya month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics: Staying calm in crunch situations will hold key for the Indian women's hockey team, asserts Navneet Kaur

Indian women's hockey star Navneet Kaur feels that staying calm in crunch conditions will hold key to their success in the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics. The Indian eves, featuring in their third-ever Olympic Games, will begin their Tokyo campaign against the Netherlands on July 24.
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