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Indian men’s hockey team continue good run in Belgium, beat Spain 5-1

first_imgDragflicker Harmanpreet Singh yet again scored a brace as Indian men’s hockey team thrashed Spain 5-1 for their third consecutive win, here on Sunday.Harmanpreet (41′, 51′) and Ramandeep Singh (35′) scored in the second half after Akashdeep Singh (5′) and SV Sunil (20′) had put India ahead at the half-time.It was not a great start for the Indian team though, as they went a goal down in the third minute through Spain’s opening attack. Iglesias Alvaro scored the opening goal of the match to put the pressure on the Indians.However, high on confidence from their two wins in the opening two matches, India responded with a quick equalizer in the fifth minute as Akashdeep Singh scored a field goal to make it 1-1.The Indians looked comfortable in possession during the latter stages of the first quarter and forced the Spanish goalkeeper into making a save off a Penalty Corner.SV Sunil also marked his return to the team with a wonderful strike in the second quarter to give India a 2-1 lead. In the 20th minute the forward ran inside from the right flank, and struck the ball past Quico Cortes.Spain tried to make a comeback into the match, but could not create enough opportunities before the half-time break as India maintained their 2-1 advantage.The Indian team started the third quarter with a flurry of good opportunities inside the Spanish circle, and it was in the 35th that they benefited from it as forward Ramandeep Singh scored India’s third goal of the afternoon.advertisementHarmanpreet converted a penalty corner to make it 4-1 in India’s favour.The last quarter saw a similar tale as India produced some outstanding team moves with their pressing and quick passing. They scored their fifth goal of the match when Harmanpreet step up yet again to convert another penalty corner.India will face world number two Belgium on Tuesday.They beaten the hosts 2-0 on Thursday in their tour-opening game and then hammered Spain 6-1 on Saturday.Also Read | India thrash Spain 6-1 in 2nd game of 5-match seriesAlso see:last_img read more

Postmedia chief operating officer Wayne Parrish to step down June 30

TORONTO – Postmedia Network Inc. says its chief operating officer, Wayne Parrish, has decided to leave the company at the end of the month.Parrish joined Postmedia in 2010 in a consulting role and became the COO in January 2012, after having held various senior executive roles in digital and traditional media companies over the last two decades.He said in a statement that with the acquisition of Sun Media complete, it was the right moment for him to take advantage of other opportunities.President and CEO Paul Godfrey said that under Parish’s leadership, Postmedia has undergone a fundamental transformation from a traditional newspaper publisher to a multi-platform media company.Postmedia Network Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Postmedia Network Canada Corp. (TSX:PNC.B), the largest publisher by circulation of English-language daily newspapers in Canada. Postmedia chief operating officer Wayne Parrish to step down June 30 by The Canadian Press Posted Jun 22, 2015 3:53 pm MDT Last Updated Jun 22, 2015 at 4:35 pm MDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more