Rio 2016: Indian Eves Will Trouble Opponents- Selma D’Silva

The Indian women’s Hockey team have made it to the Olympics after 36 long years and one can sense that good times lie ahead in context of the Indian hockey scenario. We at Sports Rediscovered spoke to former Indian woman hockey player and 1980 Olympian Selma D’Silva and she is elated upon the entry of

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Hockey India Announce Nomination For Annual Awards

Hockey India has announced the nominations for their annual awards which will be held in Bengaluru on March 26. This will be the second edition of the coveted awards and it will be given on the basis of the performance in 2015 and overall contribution to the game. It will have total prize money of

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Ranchi Rays Register 2nd Consecutive Win: HIL 2016

Ashley Jackson continued to lead the Ranchi Rays by example as the defending champions beat Delhi Waveriders 2-1 in their first home game of the 2016 Hockey India League at the Astroturf Hockey Stadium in Ranchi on Tuesday. Skipper Jackson scored twice from penalty corners to help his side recover from a 0-1 deficit and

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Punjab Warriors Beat Mumbai To Claim Top Spot: HIL 2016

Match 7 of the Coal India Hockey India League was played between the Jaypee Punjab Warriors and Dabang Mumbai at the Sector 42 Hockey stadium in Chandigarh. On a cold Sunday evening, it was the home side that prevailed with a 3-1 victory and hence picked up five points to go to the top of

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Uttar Pradesh Wizards Suffer Second Defeat: HIL 2016

The Uttar Pradesh Wizards suffered their second successive defeat on home turf at the hands of Delhi Waveriders on Saturday. At the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in Lucknow, the PR Sreejesh-led team went down 1-3 against the visitors in an evenly contested game. Indian defender Rupinderpal Singh and Steven Edwards scored for the Waveriders while

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Ashley Jackson Leads Ranchi Rays To First HIL 2016 Victory

A stunning last-quarter effort from the Ranchi Rays, led by skipper Ashley Jackson helped them pick up five points and join the league leaders. The Rays defeated Uttar Pradesh Wizards 4-2 at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in Lucknow on Friday. The Wizards, who were leading for most part of the game were jolted by

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Punjab Warriors Avenge 2015 Defeat Against Ranchi: HIL 2016

Tuesday witnessed two Hockey India League heavyweights up against each other as the Jaypee Punjab Warriors took on defending champions Ranchi Rays in Mohali. In a closely-fought encounter, the home side escaped with a narrow 2-0 win, thus avenging their defeat in the 2015 HIL final. Interestingly, this was the first win for the Punjab

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UP Wizards Edge Out Kalinga In Seven-Goal Thriller

The opening game of the Coal India Hockey India League 2016 was played on Monday and was no less than an edge-of-the-seat thriller. In a nail-biting encounter where seven goals were scored, the Uttar Pradesh Wizards made a terrific comeback to beat hosts Kalinga Lancers 8-6 (2 points for a goal being scored according to

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Hockey India League 2016: Ranchi Look To Defend Title

The fourth season of the Coal India Hockey India League kicks off tomorrow. The new-look league comes with new squads, new coaches and also with an increase in the tournament prize money. At the end of the three-year contract period, Fresh auctions were held and teams managed to retain a handful of players along with

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Rio Olympics: Group For Indian Hockey Team Revealed

The Indian Hockey team will play alongside the likes of Germany and Netherlands in Pool B at the 2016 Rio Olympics. World No.2 Netherlands is expected to be a big challenge for India in a group, which also contains Argentina (6), Ireland (12), and Canada (14). India, however, enjoyed a win against Netherlands recently in

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