Champions Trophy 2016

India Play Well But Lose to Belgium in Champions Trophy

 June 14, 2016   R K Gupta

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The three matches played in the 2016 Hero Champions Trophy at London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Monday were all high quality games. The drizzle did little to dampen the spirit of the players in the six teams and they yielded fine performances. India lost their first game of the competition but their rivals Belgium […]

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Hockey Champions Trophy

India Beat Great Britain in Hockey Champions Trophy in London on Saturday

 June 12, 2016   R K Gupta

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After narrowly missing the victory over Germany on Friday, Indian hockey team eked out another inspiring show in their second round-robin match. Registering their first win of the tournament, India defeated hosts Britain 2-1 with Mandeep Singh and Harmanpreet Singh scoring the goals for their team while Ashley Jackson pulling one back for Britain. In […]

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Hockey Champions Trophy

India Almost Won the First Game of London’s 2016 Hero Champions Trophy from Germany

 June 11, 2016   R K Gupta

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The 36th edition of Hockey’s Champions Trophy got off to a grand start for India on Friday as they led Germany almost throughout the 60-minute game. But the Olympic champions got lucky three minutes before the final hooter in extracting a penalty stroke and the match ended as a 3-3 draw. In other first day […]

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Azlan Shah Cup Hockey

India Lose to Australia in the Final of 25th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Hockey in Malaysia

 April 18, 2016   R K Gupta

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It wasn’t as if the result surprised anyone. In their current devastating form, Australia were expected to win the final after a brilliant unbeaten record through the round-robin league phase. Therefore, when they beat India 4-0 in the final, there were no raised eyebrows. Between the Aussies and other six participants in the tournament, there […]

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Azlan Shah Cup Hockey

2016 Azlan Shah Cup Hockey: India Thrash Malaysia to Set Up Final Clash with Australia

 April 16, 2016   R K Gupta

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When India lost their fifth round-robin league game against New Zealand on Wednesday, they needlessly slid into hot waters before their last game against hosts Malaysia. With Malaysia recording a 1-0 win over Pakistan, the match between India and Malaysia on Friday became a do-or-die battle. Nothing less than an outright win for India was […]

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Ranchi Rays Book Semifinal

Ranchi Rays Book Semifinal Berth 3 More Spots Up for Grabs in Next 4 Days of League-Phase

 February 14, 2016   R K Gupta

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On February 13, defending Champions Ranchi Rays crushed UP Wizards 6-0 home at Ranchi. With 32 points from 9 matches, Ranchi has secured their place in semifinals. Ranchi play their last league game on Sunday against Dabang Mumbai but the result will be inconsequential for Ranchi. Mumbai recorded their third successive win on February 9 […]

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Sardar Singh-Ashpal Kaur Bhogal Controversial Love Story 2016

Truths & Half-Truths about Sardar Singh-Ashpal Kaur Bhogal Controversial Love Story

 February 9, 2016   R K Gupta

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In the middle of the CIL Hockey India League, India captain Sardar Singh has been accused of sexual harassment by a British hockey player and his old-time fiancee Ashpal Kaur Bhogal. Sardar is representing Jaypee Punjab Warriors in Hockey India League and he seemed distracted in the match against UP Wizards on February 4 that […]

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Dabang Mumbai scored their second victory against UP Wizards

Mumbai’s Semifinal Hopes Soar with Second Win Three HIL Teams Tied at the Top

 February 8, 2016   R K Gupta

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In third week of the ongoing CIL Hockey India League, Dabang Mumbai scored their second victory against UP Wizards at Lucknow on Saturday February 6. Coming close on the heels of their first win on February 3 against Ranchi Rays, the triumph over UP lends some optimism to Mumbai for a semifinal berth. Although, they […]

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Dabang Mumbai

Dabang Mumbai Break Jinx Record First Win by Beating Defending Champions Ranchi Rays

 February 5, 2016   R K Gupta

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After losing four games on trot in 2016 CIL Hockey India League, Dabang Mumbai reversed the trend in style. In match no.3 of the third HIL week, Mumbai played on their home turf on February 3 and defeated table-toppers and defending champions Ranchi Rays 7-5. Man-of-the-match and Mumbai captain Matthew Swann was instrumental in two […]

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2016 Coal India Hockey India League

Ranchi Rays Sitting Pretty On Top in 2016 Coal India Hockey India League

 February 3, 2016   R K Gupta

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After two weeks of thrilling action in 2016 Coal-India Hockey India League, defending champions Ranchi Rays are at the top of the point table with 4 victories from 5 matches. Behind them at joint second spot are Kalinga Lancers and last year’s runners-up JayPee Punjab Warriors. Dabang Mumbai are the lone team to have lost […]

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2Mumbai Indians MI96312
3Royal Challengers Bangalore RCB96312
4Kolkata Knight Riders KKR95410
5Rajasthan Royals RR10468
6Sunrisers Hyderabad SRH9366
7Kings XI Punjab KXIP9366
8Chennai Super Kings CSK10376

 

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2CHOU Tien Chen80,548 / 20
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