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Hockey Association Of Odisha crowned as Champions of 12th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2022 in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Hockey Association Of Odisha crowned as Champions of 12th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2022 in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

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Hockey Association Of Odisha were crowned as the Champions of the 12th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2022 in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh with a thrilling 2-0 victory over Hockey Karnataka in the Final of the competition. The Final match was a closely contested affair between Hockey Karnataka and Hockey Association Of Odisha. Both the teams started well, as they created several goal-scoring opportunities. However solid defensive performances from both the sides ensured that the match went into the Halftime with the scoreline reading 0-0. Punam Barla (34') opened the scoring in the match in the third Quarter as Hockey Association Of Odisha picked up the lead. Ashim Kanchan Barla (59') sealed the game with a late goal as Hockey Association Of Odisha beat Hockey Karnataka 2-0 to ...
Semi-Finals Results: 12th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2022, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

Semi-Finals Results: 12th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2022, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

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The 12th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2022 saw thrilling Semi-Final Hockey matches in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh today. In the first Semi-Final of the day, Hockey Haryana faced off against Hockey Karnataka in a closely-contested match. Nisha P. C. (34') opened the scoring in the match for Hockey Karnataka with a Field Goal, after which Poojitha B.N (53') converted a Penalty Stroke to give her team a 2-0 lead. Hockey Haryana fought hard till the last minute of the match, but Hockey Karnataka managed to push through to pick a 2-0 win and book a spot in the Final of the competition. In the second Semi-Final match of the day, Hockey Association Of Odisha faced off against Hockey Jharkhand. Rojita Kujur (21', 36', 48') starred for Hockey Association Of Odisha, scoring a hat-tri...
Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy beat Roundglass Punjab Hockey Club Academy 3-0

Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy beat Roundglass Punjab Hockey Club Academy 3-0

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2nd Hockey India Sub Junior Women Academy National Championship 2022 in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh SAI-Academy and Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy will face off against each other in the Final of the 2nd Hockey India Sub Junior Women Academy National Championship 2022 after the two teams registered comprehensive wins over their respective rivals in the Semi-Finals here on Thursday. In the first Semi-Final, SAI-Academy beat Smart Hockey Academy, Raipur 10-0. Jyoti Xaxa (9', 11', 14', 16') fired four goals, Binati Minz (21', 38') and Anjana Xaxa (27', 41') struck a brace each while Sanju Shahi (7') and Himanshi (58') contributed a goal each for for SAI-Academy. In the second semifinal, Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy got the better of Roundglass Punjab Hockey Club Academy 3-0. Sneha Pa...
Asia Cup hockey: India, Pakistan clash on opening day

Asia Cup hockey: India, Pakistan clash on opening day

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India and Pakistan have been drawn in Pool A and will face off on May 23. The Indian hockey team will renew its rivalry against Pakistan at the men’s Asia Cup 2022, which will be held in Jakarta, Indonesia from May 23 to June 1. Set to be its 11th edition, this year’s Asia Cup will feature eight heavyweights of the continent, including Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Bangladesh and hosts Indonesia, along with India and Pakistan. India are the defending champions and have won the title thrice whilst finishing as runners-ups five times. Two of the most successful teams in field hockey, India and Pakistan, have been drawn in Pool A. Japan and Indonesia are the other countries in the pool. India and Pakistan last played each other at the Asian Champions Trophy 2021, where India defeated...
2nd Hockey India Junior Men Academy National Championship 2022, Naval Tata Hockey Academy, Jamshedpur

2nd Hockey India Junior Men Academy National Championship 2022, Naval Tata Hockey Academy, Jamshedpur

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Raja Karan Hockey Academy, Smart Hockey Academy, Raipur, Army Boys Sports Company, Malwa Hockey Academy Hanumangarh, Naval Tata Hockey Academy-Jamshedpur and Vadipatti Raja Hockey Academy registered wins in their respective pool matches on the sixth day of the 2nd Hockey India Junior Men Academy National Championship 2022 here on Monday. In Pool B matches of the day, Raja Karan Hockey Academy beat Tamil Nadu Hockey Academy 12-0, while Smart Hockey Academy, Raipur edged past Republican Sports Club 3-2. Rahul (32', 40', 42', 53') starred with four goals, while Sandeep Singh (20',39',45) bagged a hat-trick for Raja Karan Hockey Academy. Harish Sharma (3', 36') netted twice, while Gurkirat Singh (8'), Sandeep Singh (15') and Captain Piyush (38') contributed a goal each for the winning te...
2nd Hockey India Junior Men Academy National Championship 2022, Naval Tata Hockey Academy, Jamshedpur

2nd Hockey India Junior Men Academy National Championship 2022, Naval Tata Hockey Academy, Jamshedpur

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Namdhari XI, SAIL Hockey Academy, SAI-Academy, Army Boys Sports Company, Naval Tata Hockey Academy-Jamshedpur and Vadipatti Raja Hockey Academy registered wins in the respective matches on the opening day of the 2nd Hockey India Junior Men Academy National Championship 2022 here on Wednesday. In Pool C, Namdhari XI beat Jai Bharat Hockey Academy 12-1 in the opening match of the day. Hanspal Singh (4', 14', 32') and Maninder Singh (22', 56', 57') scored a hat-trick each, while Mokhram (2', 8') registered a brace for Namdhari XI. Captain Harwinder Singh (5'), Hardeep Singh (18'), Princepal Singh (24') and Sukhwinder Singh (38') contributed a goal each for the winning team. Jai Bharat Hockey Academy's lone goal was scored by Deepanshu Tiwari in the 20th minute. In the second match of th...
Hockey India names 22-member Indian Men’s Team for the FIH Pro League matches against Germany

Hockey India names 22-member Indian Men’s Team for the FIH Pro League matches against Germany

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Hockey India on Monday named the 22-member Indian Men's Hockey Team who will take on Germany in the upcoming FIH Men's Hockey Pro League double-header on 14th and 15th April 2022 at the iconic Kalinga Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. The team will be Captained by Amit Rohidas and Vice-Captained by Harmanpreet Singh. The 22-member squad includes goalkeepers PR Sreejesh, Krishan Bahadur Pathak, and defenders Varun Kumar, Amit Rohidas, Surender Kumar, Jugraj Singh, Harmanpreet Singh, Jarmanpreet Singh, and Gurinder Singh. The midfield will see Nilakanta Sharma, Manpreet Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Shamsher Singh, Hardik Singh, and Moirangthem Rabichandra Singh while the forward line will feature Sukhjeet Singh, Abhishek, Mandeep Singh, Shilanand Lakra, Dilpreet Singh, Lalit K...
FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup: India to play for bronze after semi-final loss to Netherlands

FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup: India to play for bronze after semi-final loss to Netherlands

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The Indian women’s hockey team lost to three-time champions the Netherlands 3-0. India will play England next for the bronze medal on Tuesday. India lost their FIH Hockey Women's Junior World Cup 2022 semi-finals against three-time champions the Netherlands 3-0 at the North-West University in Potchefstroom, South Africa on Sunday. The Indian women’s hockey team stayed in the match even after Tessa Beetsma (11’) gave the Dutch team an early lead but two late goals by Luna Fokke (52’) and Jip Dicke (53’) ended the resistance. India will face England in the bronze medal match on Tuesday. The final will be played between the Netherlands and Germany on the same day. Incidentally, India’s best finish at the Junior Women’s Hockey World Cup to date is a bronze medal win in 2013. Curiou...
Women’s FIH Pro League: India stun defending champions Netherlands

Women’s FIH Pro League: India stun defending champions Netherlands

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Neha and Sonika scored in India’s only second win against the Netherlands in 10 attempts and first in 48 years. The Indian women’s hockey team handed defending champions the Netherlands their first defeat in the FIH Pro League 2021-22 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha on Friday. Neha (10’) and Sonika (27’) scored for India. Navneet Kaur was declared the player of the match. It was also Kaur’s 100th cap for India. Defender Mahima Choudhary and forward Aishwarya Rajesh Chavan, meanwhile, made their debuts. With this win, the FIH Pro League debutants India jumped to second place in the standings with 15 points from seven matches while the Netherlands remained on top with 18 points from seven matches. It was the Indian women’s hockey team’s first victory over the Europe...
Women’s FIH Pro League 2021-22: India face defending champions Netherlands

Women’s FIH Pro League 2021-22: India face defending champions Netherlands

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A fit-again Rani Rampal is likely to return to the squad but goalkeeper Savita will continue to captain the Indian team.' The Indian women’s hockey team will continue its home leg of the FIH Pro League 2021-22 season with two matches against defending champions Netherlands at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha on Friday and Saturday. Both teams will come into the contest having played six matches in the FIH Pro League so far. While India are fourth in the points table with three wins, the Netherlands are on top of the standings with five wins. India, eighth in the hockey rankings, beat China 7-1 and 2-1 in Muscat followed by a 2-1 win and a 4-3 loss against Spain in February. In the most recent fixtures at home, India had a win and a loss versus Germany after both matches ...