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India stun Olympics champion Argentina in Champions Trophy Hockey

India picked up their second straight win in Champions Trophy Hockey by defeating Olympics champion Argentina by 2-1. India won their first match comprehensively against Pakistan by 4-0. The win ensures India maintain their place at the top of the Champions Trophy.

India scored the opener in the 17th minute of the match when Harmanpreet Singh scored from the penalty corner. They doubled their score in the 28th minute when Mandeep Singh made no mistake in deflecting it past the Argentine goalkeeper. While Argentina reduced the deficit in the 30th minute, they could not break India’s defence further.

With this win India avenged their semifinal loss at the Hockey World League Final in December 2017.

 

About Poulomi Kundu

PoulomiKundu started her career in 2000 as a freelance journalist in Hindustan Times. Soon after she was selected an intern in Zee News, Kolkata. After her post- graduation in English, Poulomi joined the leading television production house of eastern India, Rainbow Productions. She was a journalist in Khas Khobor, a Bengali news magazine programme in Doordarshan and also headed the post production department of another programme, Khas Kolkata. In 2004, Poulomi moved to Delhi as a creative writer in an advertising agency, Brand Stewards Pvt. Ltd. In 2005, she again shifted her base for a better opportunity and that in Mumbai. There she got the job in Raa Media Pvt Ltd. as an associate director of two programmes for Doordarshan-Yuva and Paisa Vasool. In the meantime, she also wrote features in DNA as a freelancer. Poulomi directs promotional videos, develops scripts for films for Corporate and NGOs. But an ardent sports lover, Poulomi always had an urge to contribute somewhere in the field of sports. Her love for sports started from an early age when she played gully cricket and football for local teams. Academics and professional hazards sometimes took her away from her passion, but it never died in her. She always nurtured the never-ending dream. So she materialized her dream in the form of ‘SPORTSAVOUR’. It is an online sports portal that serves sports with the tagline ‘For the indigenous, unconventional, unknown’.

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