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Hockey

India back in champions trophy
PTI
New Delhi, July 21, 2012
First Published: 01:28 IST(21/7/2012)
Last Updated: 01:31 IST(21/7/2012)

India has been named as one of five confirmed teams for the men's Champions Trophy hockey tournament to be held in Melbourne later this year, thereby ending the nation's six-year long wait for making a comeback to the prestigious event.

Apart from India, the other confirmed participating countries are hosts Australia, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands and New Zealand with the field to be increased to eight in total after the London Olympics, the FIH disclosed in its website.


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