Sjoerd Marijne

Indian captain Rani Rampal wishes former head coach Sjoerd Marijne luck for 'new chapter'

The Dutch master tactician stepped down after leading the Indian women's hockey team to a fourth-place finish in the recently concluded Tokyo Olympics.

published on : 19th August 2021

Manner of rejigging of roles from men's team to women's side was disrespectful: Sjoerd Marijne

The former Dutch player came to the country to take over the Indian women's team in 2017 but was appointed the chief coach of the men's side later that year and was against re-designated in 2018.

published on : 11th August 2021

The goal was to inspire women, we created a legacy: Women's hockey coach Marijne

We didn't win bronze and I have already said it but we won something bigger, Marijne said.

published on : 10th August 2021

More competitive matches must for Indian women's hockey team: Outgoing coach Marijne

Soon after guiding the team to its best ever performance in the Olympic Games, the 47-year-old Dutchman announced that he would no longer continue in his current job citing personal reasons.

published on : 7th August 2021

It's time for 'Chak De India' part 2: Women's coach Marijne tells Shah Rukh Khan

The Indian women's hockey team on Friday went down fighting against Great Britain in the Tokyo Olympics Bronze medal match with a 3-4 score.

published on : 6th August 2021

Sjoerd Marijne says Olympics was last assignment as coach with India women's hockey team

The Indian women came tantalisingly close to winning their maiden Olympic medal before losing to Great Britain 3-4 in a close bronze play-off match.

published on : 6th August 2021

We inspired millions of girls that dreams can come true: Indian women's hockey team coach Sjoerd Marijne

The Indian women's hockey team head coach Sjoerd Marijne stated that the Women in Blue have made the country proud.

published on : 6th August 2021

India has learnt to bounce back from losses, focus shifts to bronze medal tie against Britain: Sjoerd Marijne

India still have a chance to win the bronze medal as they will take on Great Britain in the third-fourth place play-off match on Friday.

published on : 4th August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: With Indian women's hockey team creating history, fans compare coach Marijne to 'Kabir Khan'

As soon as he posted the photo on Twitter, fans started comparing him to Kabir Khan and how the reel story transformed into a real story.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Focused on small things, it is all about mindset, says women's hockey coach Marijne

Speaking to the media after the thrilling encounter, Marijne said the team will take it one match at a time and not look too far ahead.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Pressure will be on Australia in quarter-final, says Indian women's hockey coach

Team India will come up against Pool B toppers Australia, who have emerged from the Group Stage with a 100 per cent record of five wins in five matches.

published on : 1st August 2021

Bad decisions, worst match: Women's hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne after third straight loss at Olympics

Marijne didn't mince words in criticising his players after India wasted several chances to suffer their third consecutive defeat in Pool A, which reduces their quarterfinal chances.

published on : 28th July 2021

Positive signs of progress in Indian women's hockey team: Coach Sjoerd Marijne

After two losses, India will come up against defending Olympic champions Great Britain in their third Pool A encounter.

published on : 27th July 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Glad that we are one day away from our first match, says Rani Rampal

Following their first Pool A match against the Netherlands, India will take on Germany (July 26), Great Britain (July 28), Ireland (July 30) and South Africa (July 31) before the knockout stage.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Indian women's hockey team has become mentally tough under Sjoerd Marijne: Former coach Neil Hawgood

Under Neil Hawgood, the Indian women's hockey team had qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics after a hiatus of 36 years.

published on : 12th July 2021
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