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It's time for the acid test
Former India hockey captain M M Somaya assesses India's strengths and chances at the upcoming hockey World Cup.

Can Indian Hockey recapture its past glory?
Placed ninth the last time around, India hopes to win the 10th edition of the World Cup.

'India can win a medal at hockey World Cup'
 Olympians M M Sommaya, Mervyn Fernandis and Iqbaljit
 Singh feel the team is capable of making the semis.

IHF going all out to win World Cup
 After hiring a sports psychologist, it is now trying to
 ensure that the team gets state-of-the-art playing gear.

 Trophy
The trophy when mounted on its ivory base stands 650 mm high and weighs 11,560 grammes.
Materials used: 895 gms of gold, 6,815 gms of silver, 350 gms of ivory and 3,500 gms of teak wood.
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