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India at Tokyo Olympics – India vs New Zealand LIVE: The Indian hockey team has some tough days ahead of it at the Olympics with matches lined up with teams such as New Zealand, Australia, Argentina and Spain. Indian striker Mandeep Singh is confident that the team will sail through these Olympics due to superior fitness – First game vs New Zealand is scheduled for Saturday at 6.30am – Follow India vs New Zealand LIVE Updates on InsideSport.co
“We have been using the training field since Monday. We have a session every day and the energy level among the players is quite high for the start of our campaign here in Tokyo.”
“Since our quarantine period ended today, we are now allowed to communicate with other teams. Today was the first day we were also allowed to play on the main league pitch and it is undoubtedly a fantastic stadium and we are eager to play our first game against New Zealand.” added Mandeep.
India at Tokyo Olympics: Before the opening match vs New Zealand, Indian team declares super confident ‘we will win’ – Follow India vs New Zealand LIVE updates – Check format
India at Tokyo Olympics – India vs New Zealand LIVE: The hockey competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games consists of women’s and men’s events, with the same format and rules for both. In the preliminary round, 12 teams are divided into two groups of six. Each team plays against every other team in its group.
The two pools are determined by the FIH protocol for the composition of the pools based on the FIH World Ranking as of November 4, 2019 as follows:
Swimming pool A: seed 1; 4; 5; 8; 9; 12
Swimming pool B: seed 2; 3; 6; 7; 10; 11
Swimming pool A: Australia, Argentina, India, Spain, New Zealand, Japan
Swimming pool B: Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Great Britain, Canada, South Africa
- The top four teams in each group advance to the quarter-finals
- The remaining four teams are eliminated at this stage.
- The winners of the quarter-finals will advance to the semi-finals, where the winners will meet in the gold medal match.
- The losers of the semifinals play for the bronze medal.
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First game vs New Zealand is set for Saturday at 6.30am – Follow India vs New Zealand LIVE Updates on InsideSport.co & Live streaming on SonyLIV
India at Tokyo Olympics: Complete India Hockey Schedule:
India at Tokyo Olympics: Full Indian Hockey Schedule for Tokyo Olympics
06:30: Group A Men – India vs New Zealand LIVE
5:15 pm: Women’s Group A – India vs the Netherlands vs
3:00 PM: Group A men – India vs Australia
5:45 PM: Group A Women – India vs Germany
06:30: Group A Men – India vs Spain
06:30 am: Women’s Group A – India vs Great Britain
06:00: Group A men – India vs Argentina
08:15 am: Women’s Group A – India vs Ireland
3:00 PM: Group A men – India vs Japan
8:45 AM: Women’s Group A – India vs South Africa
6:00 AM: Men’s Quarter-finals – if qualified
06:00am: Women’s Quarter-finals – if qualified
07:00: Men’s Semi-Finals – if qualified
7:00am: Women’s semi-final – if qualified
07:00: Men’s bronze medal match
3:30 pm: Men’s gold medal match
07:00: Women’s bronze medal match
3.30 pm: women’s gold medal match
India at Tokyo Olympics: Big Day for Indian Hockey, Men’s Team Ready for New Zealand Test, Women Play Against Netherlands, Follow All Live Updates on InsideSport.co & LIVE Streaming on SonyLIV
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