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Indian women's hockey team to tour New Zealand

Indian women's hockey team to tour New ZealandNew Delhi, Nov 20 : The Indian women's hockey team will tour New Zealand Dec 6-16 to play six Tests as part of its preparations for the FIH World League Round 2 Tournament to be held in Delhi in February next year.

Hockey India Selectors B. P Govinda, Savitry Purty and Surender Kaur, alongwith Government Observer Harbinder Singh and Chief Coach Neil Hawgood watched the trials at Aish Bagh Hockey Stadium and Mayur Park Stadium in Bhopal Nov 9-10 and chose 18 players and eight stand-byes.

The 18-member squad will be captained by midfielder Ritu Rani while forward Soundarya Yendala will be the vice-captain.

The Schedule for the test series: Dec 8: First Test, Napier Dec 9: Second Test, Napier Dec 11: Third Test, Palmerston North Dec 12: Fourth Test, Palmerston North Dec 14: Fifth Test, Wellington Dec 15: Sixth Test, Wellingon (IANS)


Van Gaal 'not shocked' by League Cup exit

Louis Van GaalLondon, Aug. 27 - Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has insisted that he is not shocked by his side's four nil thrashing by the Milton Keynes Dons in Tuesday's Capital One League Cup encounter.  Read more »

Everton sign Cameroon striker Eto'o

London, Aug 27 - Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o has inked a two-year-deal with Everton FC after being released by Chelsea last season.

Eto'o, 33, joins on a free transfer and links up with former  Read more »

ICC questioning Ajmal's bowling action unfair, untimely: Mahmood

Azhar-MahmoodKarachi, Aug 27 : Former Pakistan all-rounder Azhar Mahmood has raised questions over the timing of the decision to refer Saeed Ajmal for a suspect bowling action.  Read more »

Ajmal set to play in third Lanka ODI post completion of tests for 'dodgy' doosra

Ajmal set to play in third Lanka ODI post completion of tests for 'dodgy' doosraKarachi, Aug 27 - Pakistan's off spinner Saeed Ajmal is set to play in the third and last one day match of the current three match series against Sir Lanka which will be held on August 30.  Read more »

Hamilton might consider quitting Merc due to increasing tension with Rosberg: Reports

Hamilton-RosbergWashington, Aug 26 : Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton is reportedly threatening to quit the team due to the clash that has been building all year between him and teammate Nico Rosberg, which reached its  Read more »

Button feels sympathetic with Hamilton following Belgian GP row with Rosberg

Jenson-ButtonLondon, Aug 26 : McLaren driver Jenson Button has said that he feels sympathy with Lewis Hamilton after his Belgian Grand Prix came to an end on lap two by a collision from his Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg.  Read more »