Field Hockey

Amanda Woodcroft captures named CIS field hockey Most Valuable Player

THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO – Amanda Woodcroft, a fourth-year midfielder from the University of Toronto, was named CIS... (more...)

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SURREY-FIELD HOCKEY

Barinder Rasode announces plan to develop field hockey pitch in Surrey

Third field at Tamanawis Park would cost approximately $3 million Field Hockey ◄ Back Next ► ... (more...)

FIFA secretary-general Valcke says big names in ISL will popularize football in India

By C.Rajshekhar Rao THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI – As far as football authorities are concerned, it’s the names... (more...)

FIFA secretary-general Valcke says big names in ISL will popularize football in India

By C.Rajshekhar Rao THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI – As far as football authorities are concerned, it’s the names... (more...)

Atletico de Kolkata beats Mumbai City 3-0 in opening match of Indian Super League

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KOLKATA, India – Atletico de Kolkata earned a convincing 3-0 victory over Mumbai City in the inaugural... (more...)

India-Pakistan

Indian hockey team ends 32-year wait for victory over Pakistan in Asian Games final (w/gallery)

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China stays atop medal table at Asian Games amid flap over Qatari players wearing of hijab

By Christopher Bodeen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS INCHEON, Korea, Republic Of – China widened its lead in the Asian Games... (more...)

Focus on team strategies in field hockey’s new 4-quarter format at Asian Games

By C.Rajshekhar Rao THE ASSOCIATED PRESS INCHEON, South Korea — Tacticians will be put to the test in Incheon from... (more...)

Captain Imran confident his Pakistan team can defend Asian Games title

By C.Rajshekhar Rao THE ASSOCIATED PRESS INCHEON, South Korea — Muhammad Imran doesn’t consider a lack of international... (more...)

Graham Reid named Australia field hockey coach to replace Ric Charlesworth

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PERTH, Australia — Hockey Australia has appointed Graham Reid as coach of the world-champion men’s... (more...)

Milhka delighted with Dhyan Chand recommended for Bharat Ratna

Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) — India’s legendary athlete Milkha Singh Tuesday was delighted with the news of hockey... (more...)

Home ministry recommends Dhyan Chand for Bharat Ratna

New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) — The home ministry Tuesday recommended the name of legendary hockey player late Dhyan Chand... (more...)

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India

Honour Killing: Delhi girl killed by parents for marrying her boyfriend

HINDUSTAN TIMES Three days after marrying her boyfriend in a temple, a 21-year-old Delhi University student was murdered and secretly cremated by her parents for…
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SFU grad bringing local attention to issue of violence against women in India (w/ gallery)

LARISSA CAHUTE VANCOUVER DESI After spending more than a year researching violence against women in India as part of her U.K. Master’s degree program, Surrey’s…
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Punjab Chura: Not just pretty bangles

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Here comes the bride… all dressed in …red.  From head to toe adorned in red is your traditional Punjabi bride. But…
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Blogs

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Spice Sports: Ryan Kesler returns, Lions fire head coach

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Spice Sports: Canucks Game Preview & Darcy Rota interview

  GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI Tonight on the Spice Sports show we will preview game 19 of the Canucks season. The Canucks…
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Punjab Chura: Not just pretty bangles

KIM TREHAN VANCOUVER DESI Here comes the bride… all dressed in …red.  From head to toe adorned in red is your traditional Punjabi bride. But…
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Spice Sports: Lions disappoint in East Semi-final

GOPI AND THE GORA FOR VANCOUVER DESI It wasn’t too long ago that the city of Vancouver was on a major sports high. The Canucks…
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Abbotsford acupuncturist’s clients urged to get tested for HIV, hepatitis

NICK EAGLAND VANCOUVER DESI Health authorities are urging clients of an Abbotsford acupuncturist to get tested for HIV and hepatitis after determining she failed to…
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Eight babies die in Pakistan as incubators malfunction

IANS/EFE Islamabad – Eight newborn babies died of asphyxiation at a hospital in eastern Pakistan’s Punjab province, after their incubators failed to supply them with…
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Too much texting bad for your spine

IANS New York – Simple texting on smartphone can exert nearly 23 kg of pressure on your spine depending on the angle at which you…
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Man isolated at New Delhi airport after traces of Ebola virus found in his semen

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — A 26-year-old Indian man who recovered from Ebola in Liberia has been placed in isolation at the New Delhi…
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God Boy-parasitic twin

Parents call baby with eight limbs God Boy, claim he looks like an Indian deity

CEN AGENCY A baby born with four arms and four legs has been dubbed God Boy by his parents because they say he looks like…
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India Sterilization Deaths

Director of Indian drug company arrested in sterilization deaths investigation

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Indian police have arrested the director of a drug manufacturing firm that allegedly supplied medication to women…
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doctor-scapegoat

Indian doctor arrested, blames tainted medicine for deaths of 13 women after sterilization

MUNEEZA NAQVI THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — The doctor who conducted sterilization procedures after which 13 women died in central India was arrested, but…
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Rival Suspected Of Smear Using Dog Bite To Claim Rape

Indian dance instructor’s dog-bite selfie blows up into student rape allegation against him

CEN AGENCY An Indian dance instructor says his life has been ruined by social media after he posted an image of himself showing a dog…
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India’s sterilization drive leaves 8 women dead, 20 others seriously ill (w/video)

KATY DAIGLE THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW DELHI — Eight Indian women have died and 20 others were in critical condition Tuesday after undergoing sterilization surgeries…
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Gut bacteria

Gut bacteria decide our body weight

IANS London – Our genetic makeup influences whether we are fat or thin by shaping which types of microbes thrive in our body, shows a…
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