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Hockey Olympians moved by PM’s appreciation letters

Hockey Olympians moved by PM’s appreciation letters

Indian Hockey players Rupinder Pal Singh and Birendra Lakra were astonished when Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended appreciation for their contribution to the sport. Both have promised to give back to the game seeing PM’s fondness for sports. “Overwhelmed to receive this letter from our Hon’ble PM @narendramodi ji. His constant support to athletes has…

Why do Rupinder and Lakra retire so early?

Why do Rupinder and Lakra retire so early?

Just a few days before the national team was to gather in Bengaluru on October 4 to prepare for the Asian Games, drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh and defender Birendra Lakha announced their retirement from international hockey paving the way for youngsters to play at the global events, as they stated while annunciating their pullback. To…

India will now race for Bronze, lost to Belgium 2-5

India will now race for Bronze, lost to Belgium 2-5

In an adventurous match, Belgium beat India 5-2, shattering all the hopes of team blue to reach the finals in the Olympics. Although hopes were high to win against the world no. 2 champions on the battlefield and fighting for gold being the next. The aim, however, couldn’t be achieved but appreciations were all over…

India vs New Zealand: A winning start in Tokyo Olympics

India vs New Zealand: A winning start in Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo Olympics has started on July 23. The enthused Indian hockey team played against New Zealand and made a winning start. In the dramatic game, team India was victorious with 3-2. Thanks to Rupinder Pal Singh who converted a penalty stroke while Harmanpreet Singh scored twice through penalty corners and made India win against New Zealand….