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Field hockey is one of the most popular games in India. The British Regiments were the first to introduce it in India. In 1885-1886, the first hockey club was formed in Kolkata by Punjab and Mumbai. Hockey is a team game in which each team consist of 11 players including a gaol-keeper. The duration of the game is dividing into two periods of 35 minutes each.
Hockey is the national game of India and is played all over the country with great zeal and enthusiasm. The first hockey association founded in India was the Bengal Hockey. In 1928, India for the first time played in Olympic Games, held in Amsterdam.
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