Rani Rampal Keeps Olympic Dream Alive For India

A first-quarter goal from striker Rani Rampal helped the Indian women’s hockey team bag the 5th position at the FIH Hockey World League semifinals in Antwerp, Belgium. India defeated Japan 1-0 in the 5th-6th place playoff and are still in the race for a spot in the 2016 Rio Olympics. First half: Rani Rampal scores

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Indian Women Hockey Team Lose To Netherlands

The Indian women’s hockey team fell to a mighty 7-0 defeat against World no.1 Netherlands in the first quarterfinal of the Belgium leg of the FIH Hockey World League. The Indian eves, ranked 13th in the world, were no match for the Oranje and are hence out of contention for a spot in the Olympics. Caia van

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Jodie Kenny Smashes Four; Australia Women Beat India 4-0

After a successful outing against Poland, the Indian women’s hockey team faced world no. 2 Australia in their final pool ‘B’ match. With a win needed to stay in the top half of the table, India had to play out of their skins to contain the Hockeyroos. Despite a valiant fight by the Indian eves,

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Rani Rampal Scores Brace As Indian Women Beat Poland

Two brilliant goals from forward Rani Rampal helped India bag their first win of the Fintro Hockey World League Semifinals. The Indian women defeated Poland 3-1 to earn their first points. Interestingly, the Indian men’s team defeated the same opposition 3-0 a day ago. First half: Rani Rampal scores brace to put India 2-0 ahead

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Hockey World League: Indian Women Lose To Belgium

The Indian women’s hockey team faced hosts Belgium in their opening game of the Fintro Hockey World League in Antwerp, Belgium on Saturday. Ranked 12th, the hosts are just one spot above the Indians (13) in the FIH women’s world rankings. In a closely fought contest, Belgium beat India 1-0 with skipper Lieselotte Van Lindt

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World League Round 2: Indian Women Hockey Team Dazzle

Hockey action in the month of March shifted to New Delhi, where the Indian women’s hockey team took on some of the world’s lesser nations as well as a few formidable sides in the FIH Hockey World League Round 2 Event played at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium. FIH Hockey World League: Indian women

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Vandana Katariya: Gaining Experience Has Helped

She infuses a breath of fresh air into the Indian forwardline that already boasts of experienced strikers like Rani Rampal and Poonam Rani. Vandana Katariya has been one of the most talked-about players in the Indian women hockey team. The 22-year-old Uttarakhand girl, who slammed 11 goals in the Hockey World League Round 2 Event

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Ritu Rani Stars In Indias 3-1 Win Over Poland

Indian skipper Ritu Rani’s last minute goal saw India finish on the top of the tree in round two of the Womens Hockey World League. Vandana Katariya and Rani Rampal were the others on the scoresheet as India beat Poland by three goals to one. 1st Quarter: India On The Ascendency; Vandana Katariya scores As

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Womens Hockey World League: India Storm Into Final

Ritu Rani-led Indian eves stormed into the final in Round 2 of the Women’s Hockey World League as they outclassed Thailand by a convincing 5-0 margin. India will now face Poland, courtesy the latter’s slender 1-0 win over Malaysia in an earlier semifinal. 1st Quarter: Jaspreet Kaur breaks deadlock; India dominate Facing a relatively weaker

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Hockey World League: India Eves Move To Quarter Finals

Vandana Katariya and Poonam Rani found themselves on the score sheet as the Indian women’s hockey team beat a rather hapless Poland side 2-0 at Delhi.