Indian women’s hockey team lost 0-1 to New Zealand

The Indian women’s hockey team lost 0-1 to New Zealand in the third match of the tour being held in Chennai on Wednesday.

New Zealand from Hope Hope Ralph (37th) was the only scorer of the match. India previously registered a 4-0 win in their first match against the New Zealand development team but lost 1-2 in the following game.

India quickly escaped the block in attack mode, winning the PC in the second minute of playing but they missed the opportunity to convert it and put New Zealand in the back foot. In the following minutes, New Zealand created two PCs but India’s defense was solid rock to deny them a goal.

Today we tried a few things on the defensive side and that allowed New Zealand to enter our round and create opportunities but it is better to practice these variations right now in matches because this tour added more about our preparations for the Olympic Games and whether we could be better, head coach Sjoerd Marijne explained after the game.

In the second quarter, the Indian hockey strikers did a good job creating a PC but the home team denied India a goal through good defense.

Both teams were equal in the second quarter with tactical play that prevented each other from creating potential shots on goal.

Our game is improving every game and today is once again better than the previous game. At the moment, the results are not important but the process is and we are working on some new tactics that will help us in the long run, Marijne added.

After finishing the first half with a 0-0 deadlock, New Zealand started the third quarter with a positive note with Hope Ralph converting a goal in the 37th minute.

In the last quarter, although both teams traded PCs with New Zealand, they earned two PCs and India created one, but found no success at the end of the match with a score of 0-1 in favor of New Zealand.

India will host the United Kingdom on February 4.

Uttar Pradesh won gold in Indian U21 hockey competitions (Part 2)

In the U21 boys’ bronze medal match, Odisha and Chandigarh created an entertaining match for the audience, with the two teams scoring 5 goals at a time within the allotted time.

It was Odisha, who was 1-3 behind after the first 25 minutes, but made a fantastic comeback to level the score in the 4th minute after 44 minutes, and then scored the fifth at 59 minutes to turn around.

However, it was Chandigarh’s turn to equalize the score when they scored in the last minute to make it 5-5 and put the game into the penalty shootout. Samir Ekka (15 ‘, 28’), Abhisek Lakra (38 ‘), Rahul Ekka (44’) and Amandeep Lakra (59 ‘) scored goals for Odisha, with Maninder Singh (25’, 36 ‘), Diljeet Singh (9 ‘), Harpreet Singh (13’) and Sanjay (60 ‘) scored for Chandigarh.

In the shootout, Odisha’s Sahil Kumar Nayak goalkeeper saved the first three attempts and Sushil Dhanwar, Sunit Lakra and Krishna Tirkey scored, to win bronze for their team.

The U21 girls’ bronze medal went to Maharashtra, who succeeded in defeating Mizoram 1-0. It was a well-balanced match between the two teams and Mizoram also got a chance to score, but it was Maharashtra’s Pooja Bhanu Das Shendage, who scored the only goal of the match in the 36th minute to win a bronze medal for the state of yourself.

Please find below the results of the U21 hockey competitions of the Khelo India Olympics 2020

Result of U-21 female category – January 21, 2020

Final – Haryana 5 (Gagandeep Kaur 24 ‘, 59’; Reetom Prakash 13 ‘; Mahima Choudhary 46’; Usha 51 ‘) beat Jharkhand 3 (Albela Rani Toppo 21’, 33 ‘; Sangita Kumari 48’)

Bronze Medal – Maharashtra 1 (Pooja Bhanu Das Shendage) defeats Mizoram 0

Result of the U-21 category for men – January 21, 2020

Final – Uttar Pradesh 0 defeated Haryana 0 – SO (3-1)

Bronze Medal – Odisha 5 (Samir Ekka 15 ‘, 28’; Abhisek Lakra 38 ‘; Rahul Ekka 44’; Amandeep Lakra 59 ‘) beat Chandigarh 5 (Maninder Singh 25’, 36 ‘; Diljeet Singh 9’; Harpreet Singh 13 ‘;; Sanjay 60’) SO 3-1

The Indian women’s hockey team is optimistic about Tokyo 2020 qualification

The world’s No. 9 Indian women’s hockey team is currently working hard in training at Kalinga hockey stadium in front of their FIH Odisha hockey Olympic Qualifier where they face a tough test against No. 13 in the United States, and their experienced midfielder Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam believes the team is determined to put on the hard court and place their berths next year for Olympic games in Tokyo.

Indian hockey names 22 players for senior women national camp

Having missed two major tournaments last year due to a long-term injury, the midfielder returned to the side earlier this year, but said the journey back to the team was a difficult one. Unfortunately I had a long-term injury in 2018 and had to miss major tournaments like FIH Women Hockey Hockey World Cup London 2018, Asian Games 2018 and AHF Women Cup Champions Trophy.

The 26-year-old girl has 179 recognized International Hats, which has been a regular fixture in the Indian women’s hockey team since debuting with the 2009 Premium Team, and the captain of the Indian Team at the Rio Olympics.

Talking about her experience playing at the Olympics, Sushila likes to remember the moment when she led her team to the field. I had the honor of being named Captain of the Team in 2016, and it was a personal surreal experience.

I had always dreamed of playing for India at the Olympic Games and when they first got on the pitch in the first match against Japan, I got goosebumps. I just recovered from an ACL injury, and being captain in the biggest tournament was a proud and emotional moment for me.

Looking at the upcoming challenge of playing USA at home, Sushila said their opponents will pose a big threat but her team is ready. They have the best chance to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics as they are playing at home against America. They will have the support of the home audience, and although the United States is a strong unit, they fully believe in ourselves and in the way they play.

Uttar Pradesh won gold medal in Indian U21 hockey competitions (Part 1)

A very interesting and exciting final day of hockey competitions here at Khelo India Youth Games 2020 saw UP and Haryana win gold in the U21 Boys and U21 Girls competitions after winning. won in their last match at Maulana Md.Tayabullah Hockey Stadium.

In the U21 Boys category, Uttar Pradesh defeated Haryana 3-1 in a penalty shootout after the two previous teams had played with the specified time without goals. Meanwhile, the U21 Girls category saw Haryana beat Jharkhand 5-3 in a high ratio encounter, witnessing three times after equalization, only conceding twice in the last nine minutes.

The bronze medal in the men’s U21 category of Khelo India Games 2020 was won by Odisha, who defeated Chandigarh 3-1 in a penalty shootout after a normal time with a high score when they saw the two teams draw 5 -5. In the U21 Girls category, Maharashtra broke Mizoram’s heart when they won with a single goal.

The U21 men’s hockey final in Khelo India Games 2020 proved to be a tactical master from both coaches, who tried to avoid repeating the previous match at Pool B that Haryana won 3- 2. However, on the big day, both teams tried to cut down on the number of rounds penetration and were successful in doing so when the game ended with a score of 0-0.

The final match was decided in a penalty shootout, where Uttar Pradesh prevailed when Vishnu Kant Singh, Uttam Singh and Gopi Kumar Sonkar converted their chances, with their goalkeepers Pawan refusing Abhishek, Mohit and Pankaj Jr opponent to help his team win 3-1 win in penalty shootout, and gold medal.

Meanwhile, the U21 Girls Finals were the opposite, when both Haryana and Jharkhand were playing offensive hockey, scoring a total of 8 goals between them. Haryana himself prevailed with a 5-3 victory, but Jharkhand gave them a tough, balanced match three times in the match, before conceding a fourth and fifth goal.

The goals for Haryana in their gold medal victory were recorded by captain Gagandeep Kaur (24 ‘, 59’), Reetom Prakash (13 ‘), Mahima Choudhary (46’) and Usha (51 ‘), while Albela Rani Toppo (21 ‘, 33’) and Sangita Kumari (48 ‘) scored goals for Jharkhand.

The 8-man Indian boxing team is named for the Olympic Qualifiers

Former Vikas Krishan world championship bronze medal (69kg) and Gaurav Solanki Commonwealth Olympic gold medal (57kg) sealed their position when the Indian boxing team eight members for the event Olympic 1 qualifiers were decided at the Inspire Sports Academy on Monday.

Other people who have won the Selective Tests held in the past two days are Ashish Kumar (75kg), Sachin Kumar (81kg), Naman Tanwar (91kg) and Satish Kumar (91 + kg).

Amit Panghal (52kg) and Manish Kaushik (63kg) previously had a direct entry into the squad by winning a silver and bronze prize respectively from the World Championship.

In the highly competitive 57kg category, Gaurav Solanki organized his own competition to prevent the challenge of Kavinder Singh Bisht’s Asian Championship silver medal in a division sentence. Solanki showed nerves of steel as he repeated that performance through Thailand’s silver medalist Mohammed Hussamuddin in the final to confirm his berth.

Winning against Kavinder and Hussamuddin having experience in such a difficult category gives me great confidence in the Olympic Qualifiers and I will spend 100% to win a spot for India, Solanki said.

Olympian Vikas Krishan twice scored the commanding victories against Ashish Kulheria and the Duryodhan Singh Negi national medal in 69kg to continue carrying out his mission for a first Olympic medal.

The victory here has pushed me one step closer to fulfilling my dream of receiving Olympic medals for my country. I also want to thank BFI and my coaches for their continued support during my comeback, he told KRan after his victory.

At 91kg, the bronze medalist of the Commonwealth Games Naman Tanwar defeated Naveen Kumar in an even contest.

On Sunday, Ashish Kumar Asian Championships (75kg), Sachin Kumar (81kg) silver medalists and Satish Kumar Commonwealth Olympics silver medal (+ 91kg) won the final to enter the team.

Ashish barely encountered any resistance in the strong display against South Asian Olympic gold medalist Ankit Khatana to score a unanimous victory at 75kg.

While Sachin defeated Brijesh Yadav to gain the position of 81kg, Satish won by a split ruling against Narender at + 91kg.

The close matches at the tests gave a prime example of the depth of Indian boxing, now enjoying all-time peaks with consistent performances and a series of medals from elite tournaments.

The Asia-Oceania Olympic qualifying tournament will be held from February 3 to 14, 2020 in Wuhan, China.

The Indian challenge ends at the Danish Badminton 2019

The Indian campaign of India’s $ 775,000 Danish Open ended disappointingly with the trioka of PV Sindhu, B Sai Praneeth and Sameer Verma – all of which escaped after suffering losses in a straight match on Thursday.

World champion Sindhu, fifth seed, but once again struggled to catch the recent early exit trend when she was eliminated after she lost 14-21 17-21 to South Korea’s An Se Young in the fight. women’s 40 second round clash at the BWF World Championship Super 750 event.

This is Sindhu, the third consecutive exit from a tournament since the announcement of the World Championship in Basel, Switzerland in August.

The 24-year-old Indians lost in the second round and the first round in the China Open and the Korea Open respectively in the last two events.

It turned out to be a gloomy day for Indian players in general like B Sai Praneeth, Sameer Verma and Men’s Doubles Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty also went down in straight matches in their second round.

Sindhu and Co. rolled eyes of fortune in Denmark expanded

While Praneeth was surpassed by Japanese world champion Kento Momota 6-21 14-21 in another domination program, Sameer lost 12-21 10-21 to Olympic champion Chen Long of China.

The Thai Open Champions Satwik and Chirag also suffered a 16-21 15-21 defeat to the Chinese sixth seed combining Han Cheng Kai and Zhou Hao Dong in the men’s doubles Hiep.

At the end of the day, Pranaav Chopra and N Sikki Reddy fought bravely before defeating 24-26 21-13 11-21 to pair the Malaysian seed of Chan Peng Soon and Goh Liu Ying in the mixed doubles competition.

In the 40-minute women’s singles match, North Korea, Se Se Young displayed great control and precision as she didn’t allow Sindhu to carry out her game plan.

The Koreans took the lead 6-1 early but Sindhu narrowed it to 7-8 at a stage, raising expectations for a change of scenario.

Basics about regular Kabaddi – such an attractive sport

Indoor Kabaddi is a new form of the regular Kabaddi, which was made a major competitive event at the Second Indoor Games in Macao in 2007 for men. Indoor Kabaddi is played on the carpet with each team of 7 players: 5 official players and two reserve players.

The playground is 11 x 9m in size, with a middle line divided into two equal halves. With Kabaddi in the house, there is no barrier (baulk line) or bonus line (bonus line). Game time is 2 halves of every 15 minutes with 5 minutes halftime [15 – 5 – 15].

Each effective attack lasts only 30 seconds and if the attacker returns without scoring, the defending team will gain 1 point. Indoor Kabaddi does not apply the rules of the player to the field and return to the court as in normal Kabaddi.

Kabaddi beach

Kabaddi beach is another form of Kabaddi that has been included as a major content in the First Beach Olympics in Bali in 2008 (for both men and women)

Beach kabaddi is played on sand, outdoors with 6 people each including 4 official players and 2 reserve athletes. 11 x 7m playground for men and 10 x 6m for women are divided into two equal halves. Game time is two halves each with 15 minutes and 5 minutes halftime [15 – 5 – 15].

Kabaddi beach does not apply the rules of the yard and back to the yard like the usual Kabaddi. There are no barriers (baulk lines), bonus lines (bonus lines) and corridors like Kabaddi beach. Kabaddi beach is popular because it is easy to play, attractive and does not require equipment (played on outdoor natural beach).

Regular Kabaddi, Kabaddi in the yard and beach Kabaddi have different rules, different logistic requirements, different yard requirements and different numbers of players.

However, their similarity is that of community attraction because all these forms of Kabaddi require skills, impulses and courage. All of these forms of Kabaddi are under the direction of the Asian Amateur Kabaddi Federation (AAKF) and the World Kabaddi Federation (IKF).

Indian women’s football player praised the changes in national sport industry

Indian women’s football player praised the recent changes in national sport industry

Bala Devi, the star of the Indian football team, praised the recent changes in the nation’s establishment and said it helped the players in a multitude of ways including playing time, fitness and training. Create regularly. According to her, IWL has had a significant impact on the Women’s calendar.

Bala Devi, the star of the Indian football team, praised the recent changes in the nation’s establishment and said it helped the players in a multitude of ways including playing time, fitness and training. Create regularly. The team is currently undergoing a camp before returning to make international friends against Vietnam to be played on November 3 and 6.

Since debuting in 2005, I have played in the national team for over a decade. But there have been a series of recent changes, and all are well, Bal Bal Devi told PTI.

We have seen some significant changes in diets, workouts, and most importantly, late video analysis. Establishing a proper diet plan, carbohydrate balance, protein intake, are aspects of current interest and all of these things help players recover faster, she added.

She also emphasized the change in exercise regime in the camp. According to her, the group now spends more time in the gym reducing the risk of injury and increasing physical fitness.

Bala lists all the tournaments the team has participated in since the beginning of the year, including 20 international matches, Gold Cup, SAFF Championships and Olympic qualifiers. She added that all the new changes in the nation’s establishment would not change if the senior women’s team didn’t get the necessary exposure, which gave them the opportunity to assess where we stood and put in all into the effect”.

The Indian Women’s Federation (IWL), launched in late 2016, has had a significant impact on the Women’s calendar.

Domestic competitions can build players. It contributed significantly to introducing many young players to the national team. The current average age of the national team is now much lower than five years ago.

The hero IWL helped create a group of players everywhere. IWL clubs choose all the talented players and everyone has a chance to play. Young people were challenged by seasoned and experienced campaigners, she concluded.

Basics about regular Kabaddi – such an attractive sport

Kabaddi is a sport that competes with 07 players on each side, playing for 40 minutes with a 5-minute break in between (20 – 5 – 20). The idea of ​​the game is to score points by attacking the opponent’s court and touching as many opponents as possible without getting caught.

The attacker just shouted Kabaddi !!! Kabaddi !!! Kabaddi !!! just attacked the opponent’s court and tried to touch the opponent closest to him, while 7 opponents tried to capture the attacker. Kabaddi is a match of 1 against 7 people.

The athletes on the other side are called “defense” (Antis), the players of the attacker are called “attackers” (Raider). Attack in Kabaddi is called “Raid”. Defenders who are touched by the attacker during the attack will be disqualified (Out) if they fail to catch the attacker before the attacker returns to the home court.

Out players can only return to the match if their team scores points against the other team when it is their turn to attack or if the remaining players capture the attacker of your team. Kabaddi has its origins in ancient times in various forms.

Kabaddi always receives enthusiastic cheers from the audience

Modern Kabaddi, popular in South Asian countries since 1930 in different ways. Asian Amateur Kabaddi Federation (AAKF) was established in 1978. The First Kabaddi Asian Championship was held in 1980 and included in the show performance during the 9th Asian Games in New Delhi in 1982.

Kabaddi has been included in the competition of the South Asian League since 1984 in Dacca, Bangladesh. Kabaddi was included in the 11th Asian Games in Beijing in 1980, Hirosima in 1984, Bangkok in 1998, Busan in 2002 and Doha in 2006 as a normal sport.

The International Kabaddi Federation (IKF) was established in 2004. The First Asian Women’s Championship took place in Hyderabad in 2005 and the Kabaddi Women’s was first included in the South Asia Tournament held in Colombo, Sri Lanka 2006. The second World Cup was held in India again in 2007.

The best Indian players of all time have made the nation proud (Part 4)

Mahesh Bhupathi

For the longest time in Indian tennis history, the buzz was dominated by the iconic combination of Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes, who together built incredible records and continued. Indian tennis parade on a global stage.

The Paes-Bhupathi pair is also the first team to reach the finals of all four Grand Slam tournaments to become the first of the Open Era names to achieve feat. Together they also had the longest series of matches in Davis Cup history.

From being the first Indian to win a Grand Slam tournament to a Grand Slam career in the mixed doubles, Bhupathi is also considered the best doubles player in the history of world tennis.

Bhupathi is also named as a rather unique record – he has won the Grand Slam titles with seven different partners and in straight sets. But perhaps what makes Mahesh Bhipathi a bigger stature than any of his contemporaries is that he was instrumental in promoting the career of the most successful Indian female tennis player, Sania Mirza.

Vijay Amritraj

Another Indian tennis player who has been one of the sport’s outstanding players over the years is Vijay Amritraj. Even after more than two decades of retirement from the professional race, Amritraj remains the highest-ranked Indian single player ever with his No 16 world earned in 1980.

Part of ‘ABC tennis’ fame, along with legends Bjorn Borg and Jimmy Connors, with whom he also won, Amritraj has also been Asia’s No. 1 tennis player for more than a decade.

Rohan Bopanna

One of India’s best doubles players, Rohan Bopanna has been a member of India’s Davis Cup team since 2002 and only the fourth Indian player to win the Grand Slam title. Bopanna was instrumental in India’s 2010 Davis Cup victory over Brazil, bringing India back to the World Group for the first time since 1998.

Somdev Devvarman

While India is plunging into mixed and mixed events in the world stage, the country’s singles exploitation is relatively few and far between. Among the rare varieties of Indian players who have been active and quite successful in the individual race is Somdev Devvarman.

The only university player who has had three consecutive finals at NCCA, perhaps it was a tough competition at the grassroots level that prepared Devvarman to dispute the national and international stage. In fact, he is still one of the strongest tennis players out there present from India in the modern era of this sport.