• Tuesday, May 17, 2022

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India’s men’s hockey team slips one place to sixth

The Indian men’s hockey team lost to Belgium in the quarter finals in Rio

By: Eastern Eye Staff

The Indian men’s hockey team slipped one place to occupy sixth in the FIH rankings after their lackluster show in the Rio Olympics while their female counterparts surprisingly gained one position to be at 12th in the latest charts released on Tuesday (August 23). The men crashed out of the Olympics in the quarter-finals, losing to eventual runners-up Belgium 1-3, while the women’s team failed to get past the group stage. The Roelant Oltman-coached side went into the Games as fifth in the rankings but two wins, two losses and a draw in the group stage and a defeat to…

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