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Indian eves register win in fifth hockey match of Spain tour

Madrid, June 19 (IANS) The Indian womens team ended their Spain tour on a bright note as they defeated the hosts 4-1 in the fifth and final match at the Consejo Superior de Deportes Hockey Stadium here. India, on Monday, dominated the match in terms of possession and chances created, and were efficient enough as Rani (33rd, 37th minute) scored a brace to give her team a two-goal cushion....

4 days ago
Indian eves pip Spain 3-2 in hockey

Madrid, June 16 (IANS) Registering their maiden win in the ongoing Spain tour, the Indian womens hockey team beat the hosts 3-2 in the third match at the Consejo Superior de Deportes hockey stadium here. India bounced back strongly from an early deficit to score twice in four minutes and lead 2-1 after Spain took an early lead through Maria Lopez in the 3rd minute on Friday. How...

12 days ago
Kenya thrash Chinese Taipei to enter Intercontinental Cup final

Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) Kenya thrashed Chinese Taipei 4-0 in the last group stage match at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Friday to qualify for the final of the Intercontinental Cup. In order to qualify for the final, Kenya at least had to win this game with the margin of three goals and D. Odhiambo (52nd minute), J. Atudo (54th minute penalty, 89th) and T. Otieno (69th minute) made su...

12 days ago
Hockey squad undergoing psychology sessions to regain belief post CWG failure

Bengaluru, June 8 (IANS) India's hockey team's vice-captain Chinglensana Singh Kangujam on Friday revealed that the players are undergoing psychology sessions in order to regain their self belief ahead of a crucial year after the failed campaign at the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, in April. The ongoing preparatory camp for the FIH Champions Trophy has seen the squad focus...

1 month ago
South Korea beat India in Women's Asian Champions final

Donghae City (South Korea), May 20 (IANS) South Korea pipped India 1-0 to lift the 5th Women's Asian Champions Trophy at the Sunrise Stadium here on Sunday. The match saw South Korea keep a resolute defence and score the only goal of the match in the 24th minute when Youngsil Lee found the back of the net. India's defence was tested in the early stages of the match as South Korea...

1 month ago
India hold South Korea in women's hockey tourney

Donghae City (South Korea), May 19 (IANS) India held hosts South Korea to a 1-1 draw in a round robin match of the 5th Womens Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament at the Sunrise Stadium here on Saturday. With this draw, the Indian team, led by experienced defender Sunita Lakra, go into Sunday's final as the table toppers. Earlier in the tournament, India beat Japan (4-1), Ch...

1 month ago
Hockey eves face tough task against Koreans

Donghae City (South Korea), May 18 (IANS) India will take on formidable South Korea in their last round robin match at the 5th Womens Asian Champions Trophy here on Saturday. Led by experienced defender Sunita Lakra, India have remained unbeaten in the tournament so far having won against Japan (4-1), China (3-1) and Malaysia (3-2). While playing the World No.9 Koreans at their h...

1 month ago
Hockey: India women beat Malaysia

Donghae City (South Korea), May 17 (IANS) Defending Champions India registered their third consecutive victory at the fifth Women's Asian Champions Trophy as they best Malaysia 3-2 in a closely-fought encounter at the Sunrise Stadium here on Thursday. India had earlier beaten Japan 4-1 and China 3-1 in their previous matches. With three convincing wins, India have qualified for the final...

1 month ago
Indian women's hockey team beats China

Donghae City (South Korea), May 16 (IANS) Defending Champions India continued their winning performance as they beat World No.8 China 3-1 in their second round-robin match at the fifth Women's Asian Champions Trophy at the Sunrise Stadium here on Wednesday. India had earlier beaten Japan 4-1 in their opening match on Sunday. It was experienced forward Vandana Katariya who starre...

1 month ago
Hockey: Navneet's hat-trick floors Japan in Asian Champions Trophy

Donghae City (South Korea), May 13 (IANS) Young forward Navneet Kaur fired a hat-trick as India began their title defence at the Women's Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament in an emphatic fashion, registering a 4-1 crushing win over Japan here on Sunday. Navneet starred in India's win with goals in the seventh, 25th and 55th minutes. Anupa Barla (53rd) was the other goal scorer for ...

2 months ago
Neeraj, Manika, Sanjeev delight: 3 boxing gold, 2 wrestling gold swell India's pride

Gold Coast, April 14 (IANS) Neeraj Chopra and Manika Batra clinched India's first-ever gold medals in men's javelin throw and women's singles table tennis respectively while boxers Vikas Krishan, M.C. Mary Kom and Gaurav Solanki claimed top podium finishes. Golden wrestlers Vinesh Phogat and Sumit Kumar and shooter Sanjeev Rajput took third-placed India's tally to 59 medals (25 gold, 16 silver, 1...

2 months ago
CWG: Indian teams lose bronze medal matches

Gold Coast, April 14 (IANS) The Indian hockey teams failed to etch their names in the medals column as both the men's and women's team lost to England in their respective bronze medal matches at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Saturday. While men's team lost 1-2 to England, the women's team suffered a 0-6 thrashing. In the men's category, the gold medal went to Australia, out...

2 months ago
CWG: Indian men's hockey team loses bronze medal playoff

Gold Coast (Australia), April 14 (IANS) India's men's hockey team lost 1-2 to England in the bronze medal playoff at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Saturday. Sam Ward's penalty corner conversion led to England's first goal in the 6th minute. But India restored parity 20 minutes later with a successful penalty corner conversion from Varun Kumar. Ward gave England again the le...

2 months ago
Indian men's hockey team loses bronze medal playoff

Gold Coast, April 14 (IANS) India's men's hockey team lost 1-2 to England in the bronze medal playoff at the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Saturday. Sam Ward's penalty corner conversion led to England's first goal in the sixth minute. But India restored parity 20 minutes later with a successful penalty corner conversion from Varun Kumar. Ward gave England again the lead in the ...

2 months ago
CWG: Indian women lose hockey bronze to England

Gold Coast (Australia), April 14 (IANS) India suffered a 0-6 thrashing to England in the play-off for the bronze medal in the women's hockey competition at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Staurday. Sophie Bray (44th, 49th, 56th minutes) scored a hat-trick late in the match while Hollie Pearne-Webb (20th), Laura Unsworth (55th) and skipper Alexandra Danson (57th) got the other g...

2 months ago
CWG: Wrestler Bajrang, shooters Anish and Tejaswini reign supreme; 6 boxers in finals

Gold Coast, April 13 (IANS) Shooters Anish Bhanwala and Tejaswini Sawant clinched gold medals, while wrestlers earned four medals, including a golden show from Bajrang, even as five boxers entered the finals on a day India clinched 10 medals at the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Friday. Among other success stories, Indian shuttlers claimed berths in seven semi-finals, while the wo...

2 months ago
CWG: India's men's hockey team loses to New Zealand in semis

Gold Coast (Australia), April 13 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team failed to recover from a poor start, losing to New Zealand 2-3 in a semi-final of the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Friday. India put up a disastrous defensive performance in the first quarter to concede two goals to Hugo Inglis (7th minute), Stephen Jenness (13th). But Harmanpreet Singh converted a penalty stro...

2 months ago
CWG: India's men's hockey team loses to New Zealand in semis

Gold Coast, April 13 (IANS) India's men's hockey team lost to New Zealand 2-3 in a semi-final of the 21st Commonwealth Games (CWG) here on Friday. India put up a disastrous defensive performance in the first quarter to concede two goals to Hugo Inglis (seventh minute), Stephen Jenness (13th). But Harmanpreet Singh converted a penalty stroke in the 29th minute as India trailed 1-2 at half...

2 months ago
India's women's hockey team loses to Australia in semis

Gold Coast (Australia), April 12 (IANS) India's women's hockey team lost 0-1 to defending champions Australia in a semi-final clash of the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Thursday. Grace Stewart's 37th-minute field goal gave the hosts the win to set-up a title clash with New Zealand, who overcame England 2-1 via penalty shootout in the other semi-final. India will play England in...

2 months ago
CWG: India stun England to top Pool B

Gold Coast (Australia), April 11 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team scored two goals in the final three minutes to overcome England 4-3 in a thrilling match to top Pool B and enter the semi-finals of the 21st Commonwealth Games here on Wednesday. Manpreet Singh (32nd), Rupinder Pal Singh (51st), Varun Kumar (58th) and Mandeep Singh (59th) scored for India while England got their goals f...

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