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Police inaction against hockey player Birendra Lakra resented 

Anand's parents accused police of shielding Birendra.

  • Monday, 11 July 2022
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International hockey player Birendra Lakra accused of strangulating friend Anand to death

Hailing from Rourkela, Bandhana further alleged though four months have elapsed to the incident, police are yet to take action against the accused who are roaming freely. 

  • Monday, 27 June 2022
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Odisha Govt Appoints Olympic Bronze Medallist Hockey Player Birendra Lakra As DSP

The star defender from Odisha was part of the Indian team that won bronze medal in the Tokyo Olympics

  • Thursday, 17 February 2022
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Odisha's Pramod Bhagat Conferred With Khel Ratna, Birendra Lakra and Amit Rohidas Get Arjuna Award

Similarly, hockey players from the State and members of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Bronze medal-winning Indian team Birendra Lakra and Amit Rohidas were conferred with the Arjuna Award from the President of India.

  • Saturday, 13 November 2021
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Tokyo Olympic Star From Odisha Birendra Lakra Announces Retirement 

It has been learnt from reliable sources that both the players decided to quit after they were informed that they will not find place in India's scheme of things going forward and will be ignored for the national camp that starts in Bengaluru next week.

  • Thursday, 30 September 2021
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Odisha’s Olympic Hockey Star Birendra Lakra Given Hero’s Welcome

Hockey star Birendra Lakra was welcomed with much pomp and show at his native village in Sundergarh district on Monday. Birendra Lakra hails from Lachada village in Gurundia block of the district.

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  • Tuesday, 07 September 2021
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Sacrifices Paid Off, Says Birendra Lakra; Amit Rohidas Breaks Down As Odisha Felicitates State Olympians

While speaking to OTV, Amit Rohidas who was a part of the Indian team at the Tokyo Olympics said that victory at Olympics was the culmination of a long journey

  • Wednesday, 11 August 2021
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Odisha Announces Rs 2.5 Cr For State Men's Olympic Hockey Heroes, Rs 50 L For Eves

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik also felicitated all the four players at a special ceremony in Kalinga Stadium today.

  • Wednesday, 11 August 2021
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Odisha's Birendra Lakra, Amit Rohidas in Champions Trophy Hockey squad

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: Birendra Lakra and Amit Rohidas from Odisha have been selected in the 18-member Indian squad for the upcoming Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy 2018 to be played in Breda, the Netherlands from June 23. The team will be led by ace goalkeeper PR Sreejesh under whose captaincy the Indian team created history in the […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Hockey star Birendra Lakra ties knot

Jharsuguda: Ace hockey player and Indian hockey team defender Birendra Lakra tied knot at a church here on Monday. The 26-year-old international and Olympian defender got married to Rashmita Kerketta, a resident of Amalipalli police colony in Jharsuguda. The marriage was solemnised at Arnold Church here. MP and former Indian hockey team captain Dilip Tirkey and […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
Defender Lakra of Odisha aims to return to vintage form in HIL

Mumbai: Seasoned defender Birendra Lakra aims to hit full throttle in the Coal India Hockey India League (HIL), starting from January 21, as he continues his comeback process after a knee surgery. Lakra, who missed out on the Rio Olympics due to injury and was out of action for over six months in 2016, made […]

  • Saturday, 03 July 2021
Odisha gives Rs 30 lakh cash prize to Birendra Lakra

Ahead of the eight-nation Champion Trophy here, Odisha government on Thursday gave away cash award of Rs 30 lakh to Birendra Lakra, international hockey player from the state

  • Sunday, 27 June 2021
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Odisha’s Birendra Lakra Appointed Vice-Captain Of Indian Men’s Hockey Team For Tokyo Olympics

Hockey India (HI) on Tuesday appointed experienced defender Birendra Lakra of Odisha as the vice-captain of the 16-member Olympic-bound Indian Men's Hockey Team.

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
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Japan hockey series good opportunity for India: Birendra Lakra

Indian hockey team defender Birendra Lakra said that their upcoming bilateral Test series against Japan is a good opportunity of getting the playing XI right

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021
Birendra Lakra named best male player

Melbourne: In another whiz of pride to the State, Odia defender Birendra Lakra was today named the “Player of Year” in the male category at the inaugural Hockey India (HI) annual awards here. Striker Vandana Kataria was named the “Player of Year” in female category while three-time Olympic gold medallist Balbir Singh Sr got the […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021