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India Thrash Pakistan 7-1 in Hockey World League Semi-final

A clinical India demolished a hapless Pakistan 7-1 to register their third consecutive victory and seal a place in the quarter-finals of the Hockey World League Semi-Final, here on Sunday. It was a complete performance by the Indians who dominated their arch-rivals throughout the match to post a facile win and zoom to the top of Pool B ahead of The Netherlands. Drag-flicker Harmanpreet Singh (13th minute, 33rd), Talwinder Singh (21st, 24th), Akashdeep Singh (47th, 59th) and Pradeep Mor (49th) scored for India at the Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre,…

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Junior Hockey World Cup: India claim title with 2-1 win over Belgium

For the second time this year, Harjeet Singh’s junior Indian men’s hockey team beat Belgium on the way to lifting a trophy; this one, however, was the biggest prize of all. In its first such final in 15 years, India overwhelmed Belgium 2-1 to lift the 2016 Hockey Junior World Cup at Lucknow’s Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium on Sunday and become the second team, after Gagan Ajit Singh‘s colts in 2001, to get their hands on the most coveted title. On the biggest day for Indian junior men’s hockey…

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Hockey: India beat Malaysia to finish third in Four Nations tournament

The Indian men’s hockey team beat Malaysia to finish third in the Four Nations tournament on Sunday. India outclassed their opponents 4-1 as they dismantled the Malaysian defence at regular intervals. India played in an aggressive manner, dominating possession as the whistle blew. Akashdeep Singh scored within two minutes to give India the lead. Captain VR Raghunath doubled the lead in the 45th minute to make it 2-0. However, Malaysia immediately pulled one back to make 2-1. However, India upped the ante as Talwinder Singh and Rupinder Pal Singh scored…

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