• Sunday, October 02, 2022


Hockey players staying focused in Rio ‘magic world’

The Indian hockey team have had a strong build-up to the Games

By: Eastern Eye Staff

PR Sreejesh says his dual role as India hockey captain and goalkeeper is to allow his team mates the freedom to express themselves in Rio, but knows he must keep them focused on the medal hunt in the “magic world” of the Olympics. The 30-year-old was second choice at London 2012 behind then captain Bharat Chetri but has since established himself as the clear number one. He was named captain for the recent Champions Trophy in London where India rested some seniors, including regular captain Sardar Singh, ahead of the Rio Games. While Sreejesh led the side to the silver…

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