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Hockey India Recommends Women's Team Captain Rani Rampal For Khel Ratna

New Delhi: Hockey India on Tuesday nominated national women’s team captain Rani Rampal for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award while Vandana Kataria, Monika and Harmanpreet Singh were recommended for the Arjuna Award. For the Major Dhyan Chand Award for Lifetime Achievement, the federation has recommended former India stalwarts R P Singh and Tushar […]

Tour Of China Cancelled, HI Looking For New Opponent: Rani Rampal

New Delhi: The Indian women’s hockey team’s upcoming tour of China has been cancelled due to deadly coronavirus outbreak, leaving Hockey India scrambling to find a new opponent. The team was supposed to be in China from March 14 to 25 as part of their preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. “Due to the outbreak […]

Rani Rampal Named 2019 World Games Athlete Of The Year

Lausanne (Switzerland): India women’s hockey captain Rani Rampal on Thursday won the 2019 World Games Athlete of the Year award. The prize, which is voted for by the public, is given for outstanding performance, along with social commitment and fair behaviour. “It is my privilege and honour to win this award,” said Rani. “The award […]

Padma Vibhushan for Mary Kom, Sindhu gets Padma Bhushan

New Delhi: Boxing great Mary Kom has been conferred the Padma Vibhushan, the country’s second-highest civilian award. Olympic silver medallist and badminton World Champion PV Sindhu has been conferred the Padma Bhushan as the names of the Padma awardees were disclosed on Saturday on the eve of the 71st Republic Day. Indian women’s hockey captain […]

Rani Rampal Nominated For World Games Athlete Of Year Title

New Delhi: India women’s hockey captain Rani Rampal has been nominated for the World Games Athlete of the Year 2019 award. Rani was instrumental in India qualifying for the first time in back-to-back Olympic Games. The 25 athletes nominated for this award from 25 sports have been recommended by their international federations and in Rani’s case, […]

Manpreet, Rani To Lead Indian Teams At Olympic Qualifiers

New Delhi: Manpreet Singh and Rani Rampal will lead the respective Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams at the upcoming Olympic Qualifiers scheduled to take place on November 1st and 2nd at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneswar. The two teams are scheduled to take part in the two-legged Qualifiers where the World No. 5 […]

Rani Rampal To Lead Indian Eves In England

New Delhi: Hockey India on Friday named the 18-member Indian women’s team for their upcoming Tour of England which is scheduled to take place from September 27 to October 4 in Marlow, England. Rani Rampal will lead the side while Savita will play as her deputy during the five matches against Great Britain. “The balance […]

Indian women's hockey team beats Japan 3-1 to clinch FIH Series Finals

Hiroshima: India clinched the women’s FIH Series Finals hockey tournament by beating hosts Japan 3-1 in the summit clash here Sunday. The Indian women eked put a hard fought win over the Asian champions at the Hiroshima Hockey Stadium. Captain Rani Rampal gave India the lead in the 3rd minute before drag-flicker Gurjit Kaur struck […]

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Striker Rani to lead women's U-21 hockey team

New Delhi: Striker Rani Rampal was on Saturday named the captain of the 18-member Indian women’s junior hockey team for the six-nation Volvo International Tournament to be held in Breda, the Netherlands from July 19 to 26. The 18-member squad was selected from the preparatory camp held here. Rani is the ace forward of the […]