Tuesday, June 22, 2021

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Bhubaneswar’s 2018 hockey World Cup to feature murals and mobikes

By Richard Bright Bhubaneswar, host of this year's men's World Cup, will see an upsurge in wall murals with a hockey theme ahead of the December event in India Officials are chalking out plans for a city-wide facelift to improve "infrastructure,...

India hockey’s Sandeep Singh set for wax statue unveiling

By The Hockey Paper Former India hockey captain Sandeep Singh will join a host of sporting greats when his wax statue is unveiled this month. The statue of the Indian hockey player will be installed at the Jaipur Wax Museum at...

Indian hockey rejigs coaching roles

By The Hockey Paper The crazy merry-go-round world that is Indian hockey reared its head again on Tuesday as Dutchman Sjoerd Marijne became the 24th coach in 24 years to be removed from a leading post of an Indian side. After...

Bollywood’s Akshay Kumar gives Gold to hockey film on India’s 1948 Olympic win

By Richard Bright Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar is the starring role in Gold, a film portraying the story of India’s men’s hockey team which won its first gold after partition and slated for an Independence Day release on August 15. India...

Commonwealth Hockey: England women blitz to bronze against hapless India

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast Thinking Thursdays? Call this Smashing Saturday. England women finished their Commonwealth campaign with a superb bronze medal, a 6-0 thrashing against India, a side who had no answer to this second-half capitulation. Sophie Bray, England's...

Commonwealth Games 2018: Hockeyroos set homework ahead of India clash

By The Hockey Paper There’s something of the unknown ahead of the 2018 Commonwealth Games semi-finals: the Hockeyroos haven't played opponents India in almost 18 months. Australia’s last clash with the Indians was at the International Festival of Hockey in Melbourne...

2018 Commonwealth Games hockey: India claim dramatic 4-3 win over England

Gold Coast - Before these Games, Susannah Townsend recalled the moment which turned for England women; the seconds-remaining goal in the 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medal game, allowing Australia another bite of the cherry in their memorable shoot-out win. How...

Hockey drama of India v Pakistan continues with TV umpire finale

By The Hockey Paper "India is a closed chapter now," Pakistan coach Roelant Oltmans, who left the Indian set up last year, told reporters on Saturday. The Commonwealth Games pool encounter against the two old rivals was always going to have...

The Hockey Social: India and Pakistan aim to keep cool heads on Gold Coast

Our regular dose of what to read from the field hockey media and the best of social media continues direct from the Commonwealth Games GHANA SET SIGHTS ON SCOTS Ghana women will be debuting at the Commonwealths and head coach Emmanuel...

India taught Australia how to play hockey says Michael Nobbs

India's Australian coach Michael Nobbs says his home country owes a hockey debt to India, a debt he is playing his part to repay. "India taught Australia how to play hockey. It's a debt that I'm partially paying back because...
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Alan Forsyth ready to be GB support act but unsure on future

Alan Forsyth says he will be a team motivator and ready for action if called upon at the Tokyo...
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