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Hockey India congratulates Biswaranjan Sarangi for his Promotion to Advancement Panel Technical Officer for Hockey

Hockey India congratulates Biswaranjan Sarangi for his Promotion to Advancement Panel Technical Officer for Hockey

Hockey India on Monday congratulated Biswaranjan Sarangi of Cuttack, Odisha on being promoted to Technical Officer - Advancement Panel by the FIH Officials Committee. The World Governing Body for Hockey, announced its decision on Friday. Having worked his way from the domestic circuit to the international level, Sarangi has been an exceptional Technical Official for the past few years, which has seen him being appointed for various tournaments around the globe. His first international appointment by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) was in August 2018 when he was promoted to FIH International Technical Official.

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Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) to conduct Online Education Workshops exclusively for Hockey India Coaches and Technical Officials

Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) to conduct Online Education Workshops exclusively for Hockey India Coaches and Technical Officials

fter the successful completion of the AHF Online Education Workshops for various Asian countries in the month of June, Hockey India's request to the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) for the conduction of the same workshops exclusively for Hockey India Coaches and Technical Officials has been accepted. While Hockey India nominated a maximum of six candidates for each of the eight education workshops last month, over 25 Coaches and 15 Technical Officials will be attending each of the AHF Online Education Workshops this month.

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Consistent hard training has helped me stay motivated on the sidelines, says Goalkeeper Suraj Karkera

Consistent hard training has helped me stay motivated on the sidelines, says Goalkeeper Suraj Karkera

When Hockey India announced a month-long break for all members of the Indian Men and Women's Hockey Core Probables Group on 19 June 2020, everyone except Suraj Karkera decided to make their way home. The Goalkeeper had to take the tough decision of not going back to Mumbai since his city is one of the worst affected in India as far as the COVID-19 pandemic is concerned.

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"We were focused on the 2020 Women's Hockey Junior Asia Cup when lockdown was announced," says Junior India Captain Suman Devi Thoudam

"We were focused on the 2020 Women's Hockey Junior Asia Cup when lockdown was announced," says Junior India Captain Suman Devi Thoudam

The Junior Indian Women's Hockey Team were preparing for the 2020 Women's Hockey Junior Asia Cup in Kakamigahara, Japan which was to begin on 6 April 2020 when Covid-19 pandemic halted the team's quest to achieve a berth for the Junior Women's World Cup by winning the continental championship. "We were in the National Coaching Camp since first week of March and we were very focused on performing well at the Junior Asia Cup which would have got us direct qualification into the FIH Junior World Cup 2021 to be held in South Africa.

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Hockey India launches an open application submission system for registration of Hockey Coaches and Technical Officials in India

Hockey India launches an open application submission system for registration of Hockey Coaches and Technical Officials in India

Hockey India on Wednesday, 01 July 2020 launched an open application submission system for registration of Coaches and Technical Officials. Any candidate can submit their application for further approval of Hockey India Registered Member Unit to register as a Coach or Technical Official through the open link that is being circulated via the media and social media.

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Period of rejuvenation before taking on new challenges for the Indian Men's Team Defender Varun Kumar

Period of rejuvenation before taking on new challenges for the Indian Men's Team Defender Varun Kumar

As the Indian Hockey Core Probables spend time with their families at home during their month-long break, Indian Men's Hockey Team's Defender and drag-flicker Varun Kumar said the time off from the sport will help him in recharging his batteries for fresh challenges later this year and to focus on preparing for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics from scratch. Speaking from his home in Jalandhar, Punjab, Varun said, "I see this period at home as one where we will get the chance to rejuvenate ourselves, and restart everything from scratch keeping in mind that we need to be peaking during the Tokyo Olympics scheduled to start in July 2021."

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"Former India Hockey Captain Sandeep Singh is my biggest inspiration," says India Colts' Dragflick sensation Mandeep Mor

"Former India Hockey Captain Sandeep Singh is my biggest inspiration," says India Colts' Dragflick sensation Mandeep Mor

Coming from a family that was far too familiar with hockey, Mandeep Mor's first choice was surprisingly not hockey but it was boxing. "Though my cousin brother Pardeep Mor played for the Indian Team, and my uncles had also played hockey at the national level, to my family's surprise I preferred to pursue boxing," expressed Mandeep Mor, who captained the Indian Junior Men's Hockey Team at the Sultan of Johor Cup last year.

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