Indian Women Hockey

Indian Women’s Hockey Team Qualifies for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games

 September 9, 2015   R K Gupta

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India’s women hockey team has qualified for next year’s Rio Olympic Games without playing a match. For a while, India’s fortunes were controlled by factors other than the real field action. On August 30, 2015, England defeated Spain in the Euro-Hockey Championships held at London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Since Netherlands had earlier defeated Germany, […]

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Brilliant Savita Brightens Rio Olympic Chances for India as They Beat Japan to Finish Fifth at Hockey World League at Antwerp

 July 5, 2015   R K Gupta

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India beat Japan 1-0 in open play but the credit for India’s victory was largely attributable to their brave goalkeeper Savita Poonia. In one of the boldest performances between the two goal posts, scintillating Savita saved six certain goals on Saturday in Indian women’s fifth-place play-off match against Japan in the Hockey World League Semifinals […]

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Indian Women’s Hockey Team Stand on the Verge of Olympic Qualification after 36 Years

 July 3, 2015   R K Gupta

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While Indian men’s hockey team have already qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics by virtue of their victory in the Asian Games, the women have not been so lucky. Despite their 0-7 loss to the world champions Netherlands; Indian women still carved a chance for Olympic qualifications, when they beat Italy in shoot outs on […]

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Hockey World League

Indian Men and Women Teams Reach Quarterfinals of Hockey World League at Antwerp

 June 30, 2015   R K Gupta

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Men and Women’s FIH Hockey World League Semifinals have reached the round-of-eight and while men’s quarterfinals are scheduled for Tuesday, women’s matches will be held on Wednesday. The tournament will conclude on July 5, 2015 and after that the men’s world league finals will be held in Mohali during December 5-13, 2015. The Mohali event […]

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