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Tag: Birendra Lakra

Odisha's Pramod Bhagat Conferred With Khel Ratna
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.

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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.

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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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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

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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.

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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.

India Beat Australia Via Shoot-Out In 2nd Match Of FIH Pro League

Bhubaneswar: India bounced back in style to beat title holders Australia 3-1 via a shoot-out in the second match of the two-leg FIH Pro League match here on Saturday. Both the teams were locked 2-2 at the end of regulation time at the Kalinga Stadium. India converted two penalty corners through Rupinder Pal Singh (25th […]

FIH Pro League In Odisha: India Go Down Fighting 3-4 To Holders Australia

Bhubaneswar: India lost 3-4 to defending champions Australia but not before they put up a spirited display in their first match of the two-leg FIH Pro League encounter here on Friday. India were down 1-4 before the final quarter, but rallied to pull back as they sounded the board twice only to run out of […]

Two Players From Odisha In 24-Member Indian Team For FIH Pro League Matches Against Australia

New Delhi: Two players from Odisha- Birendra Lakra and Amit Rohidas have found place in 24-member Indian Men’s Hockey Team for the FIH Pro League matches against Australia. Manpreet Singh will lead the Indian squad for the FIH Pro League matches scheduled to take place on February 21 and 22 at the Kalinga Stadium in […]

Hockey India Names 33 Probables For Men's National Camp

New Delhi: Hockey India on Saturday named 33 core probables for the senior men’s national camp scheduled to be held in Bengaluru between September 2 and September 22 ahead of the team’s departure for the Belgium tour. The players will report to coach Graham Reid at the Sports Authority of India (SAI) in Bengaluru on […]

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CM Naveen announces Rs 50 lakh each for two Odia hockey players

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced a cash reward of Rs 50 lakh each for the two Odia players in Indian men’s hockey team, that clinched bronze at the 18th Asian Games, beating Pakistan. Patnaik, who congratulated the men’s hockey team right after they bagged the medal, announced the cash prize in recognition of […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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

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 […]

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

India suffer 2-7 thrashing by Australia

India squandered a two-goal lead to suffer a 2-7 hammering at the hands of world champions Australia and crash out of the Hero Hockey World League Final here on Wednesday