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Sharad Deep

Sharad Deep

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Sharad Deep is a principal correspondent based at Lucknow. He has spent 26 years in journalism and covers sports.

articles by Sharad Deep (622 results)
Dec 10, 2017 09:18
After losing to India in the Hockey World League Finals in Bhubaneswar, the Belgium men’s hockey team were involved in a superstitious midnight escapade that left security and other officials baffled. read more
Dec 09, 2017 22:52
Australia defeated Germany 3-0 in their semifinal match at the Hockey World League Final in Bhubaneswar on Saturday to book a berth in Sunday’s final read more
Dec 09, 2017 22:38
India will look to finish off their Hockey World League Final campaign on a high when they face Germany in the 3rd\/4th place play-off on Sunday read more
Dec 08, 2017 23:34
Gonzalo Peillat scored the only goal as Argentina defeated India 1-0 in the semifinals of the Hockey World League Final in Bhubaneswar on Friday read more
Dec 07, 2017 21:25
The FIH Hockey World League Final (HWLF) format also allows unfancied teams to qualify for the World Cup or Olympics Games like the Indian women’s hockey team that benefitted from the fifth-place finish in World League Semifinal in 2015 to book a place... read more
Dec 07, 2017 20:39
India, and semifinal opponents Argentina, have had similar journey so far in the FIH Hockey World League Final (HWLF) -- both teams drew one game, lost two matches in the league phase, but still notched up thrilling wins in the quarterfinals read more
Dec 06, 2017 23:04
Goalkeeper Akash Chikte saved the all-important sudden death attempt as the Indian hockey team beat Belgium 3-2 in a shootout in their FIH Hockey World League Final (HWLF) quarterfinal. It remained 3-3 in regulation time with goals from Gurjant Singh, Harmanpreet... read more
Dec 05, 2017 23:40
India will look to give their best shot when they face Belgium in quarter-final match of the Hockey World League Final read more
Dec 05, 2017 20:33
India have been hurt by their failure to convert penalty corners at the ongoing Hockey World League Final in Bhubaneswar read more
Dec 04, 2017 23:47
A lacklustre India slumped to their second defeat at the Hockey World League (HWL) Final against Germany and chief coach Sjoerd Marijne was livid with the execution skills of his boys. read more
Dec 04, 2017 23:05
Floris Jan Bovelander, who played in the 80s and 90s when the straight hit was quite prevalent, is surprised with the low conversion rate from penalty corners in modern day hockey. read more
Dec 04, 2017 22:51
Germany controlled the proceedings from the start and dictated terms to the home side at the packed Kalinga Stadium on Monday evening read more
Dec 04, 2017 20:24
World Cup silver-medallists England survived four penalty corners in the last minute to hold World No 2 Australia to a 2-2 draw in their last league match at the Hockey World League Final. read more
Dec 04, 2017 18:50
Indian hockey team drew one match and lost one match, in their first two ties at the Hockey World League Final so far read more
Dec 03, 2017 20:24
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) desperately wants India in the Pro League, set to be introduced in 2019. India had previously refused to play because playing Pakistan, especially on a home-and-away format, was a major issue. read more