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Hockey World Cup: Lowest ranked France pip China 1-0 for quarter final

  Harpal Singh Bedi / Bhubaneswar Riding on Timothee Clement’s opportunistic goal lowest ranked France piped debutante China 1-0 in the second cross over match to qualify for the quarter finals of the 14th World Hockey Cup at Kalinga stadium in Bhubaneswar on Monday. 20th ranked France, back in the world cup after two decades, … Continue reading Hockey World Cup: Lowest ranked France pip China 1-0 for quarter final

India beat Australia by 31 runs in Adelaide test

  Adelaide India beat Australia by 31 runs in the first Test to take a 1-0 lead in the four-match series at the Adelaide today. Chasing a target 323, Australia were all out for 291 in 119.5 overs on the final day. The home side resumed from overnight 104 for four, needing 219 more for … Continue reading India beat Australia by 31 runs in Adelaide test

Hockey World Cup: Netherlands crushed Pakistan 5-1

    Harpal Singh Bedi / Bhubaneswar Playing to a plan Netherlands hammered clueless Pakistan 5-1 in their last pool D league match of the 14th Hockey world Cup at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Sunday However both the teams will figure in the cross over matches which will decide the remaining quarter finalists. Netherlands … Continue reading Hockey World Cup: Netherlands crushed Pakistan 5-1

Hockey World Cup: Germany sniff out Malaysian Challenge 5-3 to book place in quarters

  Harpal Singh Bedi / Bhubaneswar Two- Time champion Germany huffed and puffed before putting it across determined Malaysia 5-3 to top pool D with all win record and qualified for the quarterfinals of the 14th Hockey World Cup at Kalinga stadium here today. Germany and three-time winner and defending champion Australia are the only … Continue reading Hockey World Cup: Germany sniff out Malaysian Challenge 5-3 to book place in quarters

Khelo India Youth Games to start from January 9

Khelo India Youth Games-2019 will be held in Pune of Maharashtra from the 9th to 20th of January. Addressing a press conference in New Delhi today, Sports Minister Col Rajyavardhan Rathore said, nine thousand youth will participate in this edition of the game. Last year around 3500 school children had participated in the event. He … Continue reading Khelo India Youth Games to start from January 9

1st Test: Australia 104/4 at stumps on day 4

Chasing a target of 323, Australia were 104 for 4 at stumps in their second innings on the fourth day of the first Cricket Test against India at Adelaide on Sunday. Shaun Marsh was batting on 31 with Travis Head unbeaten on 11 when stumps were drawn. Ravichandran Ashwin and Mohammed Shami bagged two wickets … Continue reading 1st Test: Australia 104/4 at stumps on day 4

Hockey World: Reprieve for Pakistan, Vice captain allowed to play against Holland

Harpal Singh Bedi / Bhubaneswar Beleaguered Pakistan received a much needed reprieve when the International Hockey Federation (FIH) let-off its vice-captain Ammad Butt with a reprimand, allowing the striker to play in its crucial last Pool D match against Netherlands on Sunday. Four time champion Pakistan’s were in trouble after the team suffered a twin … Continue reading Hockey World: Reprieve for Pakistan, Vice captain allowed to play against Holland

Hockey World cup: Belgium outpace South Africa 5-1

Harpal Singh Bedi / Bhubaneswar Title contender Belgium, after conceding the fastest goal of the tournament, outpaced South Africa 5-1 in their last pool C match of the 14th Hockey World cup at Kalinga stadium here on Saturday. World number 3 Belgium dominated the proceedings and should have won with much higher margins but for … Continue reading Hockey World cup: Belgium outpace South Africa 5-1

Hockey: Four-nation tournament over, World Cup starts now, says Indian coach

  Harpal Singh Bedi/ Bhubaneswar An elated Indian coach Harendra Singh after his team made it to the quarter finals on Saturday said “A four-nation tournament has finished. The World Cup starts now.” He praised his players for producing an awesome display to close the league assignments saying “Actual tournament starts with the next game. … Continue reading Hockey: Four-nation tournament over, World Cup starts now, says Indian coach

India trounce Canada 5-1 to book quarter final berth in Hockey World Cup

Harpal Singh Bedi / Bhubaneswar Riding on Lalit Upadhyay’s brace, India fired goals in last quarter to thump Canada 5-1 and stormed into the quarter finals from pool C of the 14th Hockey World Cup at Kalinga stadium, in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. Backed by 15,000 strong partisan crowd the home side shed its 40 minutes … Continue reading India trounce Canada 5-1 to book quarter final berth in Hockey World Cup

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Hockey Federation reprimands coach Harendra for his outburst against umpires

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Australia humiliates England 8-1 to claim Hockey World Cup Bronze

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Hockey: Belgium win maiden World Cup title, Netherlands miss history and cup

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Bollywood playback singer Mohammad Aziz passes away

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