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Indian mens hockey team chief coach Roelant Oltmans said the new competition format of having quarterfinals in place of direct semifinals in the upcoming Rio Olympics is not only beneficial for the Indian team but all small teams. Wholesale Titans Jerseys .If you have teams like Argentina, Germany and Holland in your group, it becomes difficult to end up being the top two teams in your group. It is not impossible to qualify, but now if you finish in top four, you have a chance to play in the quarterfinals, Oltmans told PTI.This format will give India and every other team, including Canada, a feeling that they have a greater chance of making it to the quarterfinals, he said.Unlike previous editions, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) has introduced a new competition format for this years Olympics.As per the new format, 12 teams have been divided into two pools of six, with each team initially playing round-robin games within their pool. Following the completion of the round-robin games, the top four teams from each pool will advance to the quarterfinals.Previously, after completion of round robin games, the top two teams from each pool used to directly qualify for the semifinals.The 16-member Indian team has a mixture of youth and experience. It consists of seven players who played in the 2012 London Olympics while nine new faces will be playing in their first Olympics.Asked whether the players who were part of the London Olympics squad were sharing their experience with the new faces, the coach said: They have experience but the problem is their experience is not positive. They had played 2012 Olympics and unfortunately that was not the best Olympics for India. So, they bring quite negative thoughts.To overcome the problem, Oltmans shares his successful Olympics experiences with the youngsters.I have a very good and positive experience of playing in the Olympics and therefore I share my experience, discuss about it and talk about it to prepare the youngsters as good as possible, he said.India will miss the services of experienced defender Birendra Lakra in Rio after he failed to recover in time from a knee injury.I really wanted him (Lakra) to play, but if it is not possible, it is not possible. He is Indias one of the best defenders, Oltmans said.However, it wouldnt be good for any team to heavily depend on one player. In couple of tournaments like the Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia and the Champions Trophy, we had to play without him as well and the replacements did well, he said.The mens hockey team will be departing for Rio de Janeiro via Spain on Saturday. Titans Youth Jerseys . Speaking to the Chicago Tribune at baseballs Winter Meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, Boras called the former home of the Expos a "tremendous environment" for baseball. Authentic Titans Jerseys .  Aside from the trilogy main event title fight, there are a number of intriguing matchups in the heavyweight, welterweight and lightweight divisions. www.authentictitansshopnfl.com/ . The veteran safety was a starter for the Bengals from 2008-2012. He totaled 41 tackles and three interceptions while starting all but four of the 13 games he played last season.CINCINNATI, Ohio -- The Cincinnati Bengals have signed defensive end Carlos Dunlap to a five-year contract extension worth $40 million. The Bengals announced the deal Tuesday. Dunlaps contract would have expired after this season, but it now runs through 2018. His agent, Drew Rosenhaus, says Dunlap gets $20 million over the first two years in a deal with incentives. The 6-foot-6, 280-pound Dunlap is a fourth-year pro from Florida. Titans Official Jerseys. He had 55 tackles and six sacks in 14 games last season. In a 20-13 victory over San Diego, he had two sacks and forced fumbles, and recovered one late in the game to preserve the victory. He was chosen AFC Defensive Player of the Week for that. He also had a 14-yard interception return for a touchdown against Baltimore. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 



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