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Sjoerd Marijne


Sjoerd Marijne: 'We did something bigger than winning a medal, we created a legacy. Will be connected to India my whole life'

August 30, 2021 2:49 pm

Sjoerd Marijne took over the women’s hockey team in 2017, after they finished 12th out of 12 teams at Rio Olympics. In four-and-a-half years, he turned around the team’s fortunes and brought them closer than ever to an Olympic medal.

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

August 06, 2021 6:13 pm

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 despite being offered an extension.

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

August 04, 2021 10:39 pm

The Dutchman feels India failed to grab their opportunities against Argentina, which eventually made the difference.

Coach Marijne’s strategic tweaks orchestrated India’s memorable upset of Australia in women’s hockey

August 03, 2021 2:34 pm

Playing their biggest, most tense match ever, India resorted to a game of ‘mini hockey’, a tactical switch executed with breath-taking efficiency.

Tokyo 2020: India Women coach Marijne endures anxious wait before happy ending

August 01, 2021 6:33 am

Marijne said he first called his wife and kids and then went to a common room where the rest of the players had already assembled.

For training-starved hockey teams, light at the end of pandemic tunnel

September 02, 2020 7:10 am

With the men’s and women’s teams gradually returning to action, coaches Graham Reid and Sjoerd Marijne plot the road ahead.

Dutch coach puts team before home

May 07, 2020 1:29 pm

Sjoerd Marjine, women’s hockey in-charge, decides against flying to Amsterdam because squad is in lockdown

Fitness will be key to India's consistency in run-up to Tokyo Olympics: Sjoerd Marijne

November 23, 2019 3:45 pm

Fitness will be key as the Indian women's hockey team eye consistency in the run-up to next year's Tokyo Olympics, chief coach Sjoerd Marijne said on Saturday.

Sjoerd Marijne confident of women’s hockey team making Tokyo cut

September 11, 2019 8:13 am

This year, the women have lost just two matches out of the 23 they've played (15 wins, 6 draws).