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  • Hockey India doesn't need Terry Walsh: Narinder Batra November 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) president Narinder Batra Tuesday clearly stated that they do not require the services of former men's team chief coach Terry Walsh and will start their search for a replacement "with approval of SAI". This move from Batra comes just as Walsh expressed his willingness to continue...
  • Ready to re-appoint Terry Walsh as coach if Hockey India agrees: SAI November 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Sports Authority of India (SAI) Director General Jiji Thomson on Monday said that the authority is ready to re-appoint chief coach Terry Walsh but only after receiving the consent of approval from Hockey India (HI). "We had discussed several issues with Terry Walsh and all the stakeholders regarding his...
  • Indian women's hockey team to tour Italy November 23, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian women's hockey team will visit Italian capital Rome for training and to play test matches on Dec 1-12 to prepare for the World League Round 2. Hockey India (HI) selectors Surinder Kaur, Harbinder Singh, Mamta Kharab, director high performance Roelant Oltmans, chief coach Neil Hawgood and coach...
  • Roelant Oltmans to coach India at Champions Trophy hockey: reports November 23, 2014

    Terry Walsh's association with Indian hockey seems to have drawn to a close even though the Australian flew back home saying he would convey his final decision to Sports Authority of India (SAI) over the weekend that ends today. Reports in the media on Saturday suggested Walsh has sent a final...
  • Hockey India President Narinder Batra's son passes away October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: In a tragic incident, Hockey India President Narinder Batra's son Dhruv died at a young age of 27 in Morocco, where he had gone with his father four days ago. His body will be arriving in India on Friday following which the cremation will be performed. According to sources close...
  • Hockey Champions Trophy online ticket sales begins October 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) on Monday announced the commencement of online ticket sales for the much-awaited Hero Hockey Champions Trophy to be held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha from December 6-14. Speaking about the development, HI president Narinder Batra said: "Within a year this is the third international...
  • Delhi: Congress challenges BJP to seek dissolution of Assembly September 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress on Saturday challenged BJP to dissolve the Delhi Assembly if they are so confident of 'Modi wave' in the city which has been attributed for ABVP's clean sweep in Delhi University Student's Union elections. "If BJP is so confident of Modi's wave in the national capital, the...
  • Hi Ho Silver, Lone Ranger outfit to be auctioned away July 12, 2014

    Reuters: The outfit actor Clayton Moore wore when he made appearances as the Lone Ranger character he played on the TV series more than a half century ago will go under the hammer on Saturday with the auction house expecting it to fetch about $150,000. The ensemble includes a matching light...
  • Hitech equipment drives NDRF's rescue work: Chennai July 2, 2014

    Chennai: Several hitech gadgets and equipment like Advanced Life Detector used by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel has proved to be very successful in locating and rescuing victims from under the piles of debris at the building collapse site. "Our Advanced Life Detector sends out Electromagnetic waves and it...
  • Delhi jails to get hitech security systems June 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Hitech security systems will soon be installed in three prisons in Delhi, including the Tihar Jail complex, to ensure that surgical blades and other prohibited items are not smuggled inside, the government said on Sunday. "To improve and strengthen the security system in Delhi's prisons at Tihar, Rohini district...
  • Gauri Pradhan makes a comeback on TV, hopes to work with hubby Hiten Tejwani soon June 17, 2014

    New Delhi: TV actress Gauri Pradhan, who is all set to make her small screen comeback with 'Meri Aashiqui Tumse Hi', has expressed her desire to work with her actor husband Hiten Tejwani in the near future. Gauri and Hiten are arguably the most loved TV couple having starred together in...
  • Apps in car dashboards aim to make vehicles smarter March 29, 2014

    Toronto: Searching for that elusive parking spot or a nearby attraction? Forget about consulting your smartphone, just look at the car dashboard. Whether it is streaming music and listening to audio books, or even ordering a pizza, apps are being loaded into vehicle dashboards as more cars become connected to the...
  • Hockey India gets govt recognition as the game's sole body of governance March 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Hockey India's (HI) bid to be the sole body of governance for the national sport in the country has got a shot in the arm after the Government of India recently accorded it the status of a National Sports Federation (NSF). Hockey India, which was derecognised by the Union...
  • Flexibility and patience key to success in India: New hockey coach November 22, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian men's hockey's newlyappointed foreign coach Terry Walsh feels patience and flexibility are the two key ingredients which a person needs to be successful in a tough country like India. Some of Walsh's highprofile countrymates hockey legend Ric Charlesworth and former cricketer Greg Chappell did not have...
  • Baskaran to be part of Indian hockey team's coaching staff November 20, 2013

    New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) on Wednesday appointed former Olympic goldmedallist V Baskaran as coach of the men's national team to work under the recentlyappointed chief coach Terry Walsh. "Baskaran has joined the training camp of the senior men's hockey team at SAI Centre, Bhopal, for preparations of the FIH World...
  • Hockey: 13 juniors part of India squad for Asian Champions Trophy October 28, 2013

    New Delhi: With focus firmly on the FIH Junior Men's World Cup in Delhi, Hockey India (HI) on Monday included as many 13 players from the Sultan of Johor Cupwinning junior squad to be part of the 18man touring party announced for the third Asian Champions Trophy (ACT) in Kakamigahara,...
  • Four foreigners show interest in coaching Hockey India League teams October 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Four foreign coaches, including India's newlyappointed chief coach Terence Walsh, have showed interest in taking up coaching roles in the second edition of the Hockey India League (HIL), starting January 23 next year. The other three coaches include India's first foreign coach Gerhard Rach, Ezequiel Paulon and Jacques...
  • Who is India's new hockey coach, Terry Walsh? October 16, 2013

    After much deliberation, ranging from shortlisting applicants to acrossthetable salary negotiations, Terrence Walsh popularly known as Terry Walsh has replaced fellow Australian Michael Nobbs as the new coach of Indian men's hockey team. Salary was the only hindrance in the appointment of Walsh, who was Hockey India's (HI) unanimous...
  • Terry Walsh named Chief Coach of India men's hockey team October 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) on Tuesday named Australia's Terence Walsh, better known as Terry Walsh, as the Chief Coach of it's senior men's hockey team, replacing Michael Nobbs who had left the job on health grounds. Walsh, who has earlier coached Malaysia (199094), Australia (19972000) and Netherlands (2004), last worked...
  • India bids for 2018 hockey World Cup September 10, 2013

    Lausanne: India, who earlier hosted the men's hockey World Cup in 2010 (New Delhi) and 1982 (Bombay), is among the five countries that have bid for the 2018 Hockey World Cup. Four official proposals to host the men's World Cup have been made, with a further three submissions made for the...
  • Have become calmer, thanks to Kajol: Ajay Devgn August 28, 2013

    Mumbai: Ajay Devgn doesn't talk much about his personal life, but interestingly he opened up about his wife and actress Kajol's role in his life and credited her for bringing positive changes in him. Ajay-Kajol tied the knot in 1999 and they have two children - daughter Nysa and son Yug. Praising...
  • Hockey: Asia Cup probables list pruned down to 33 July 31, 2013

    New Delhi: The list of core probables of the senior men's hockey team has been pruned down to 33 from 48 after a threeday selection trials held at the SAI Centre, Bangalore from July 2527, Hockey India said on Wednesday. HI selectors B P Govinda, R P Singh and Arjun Halappa,...
  • Will wholesale changes give Indian hockey the right end of the stick? July 25, 2013

    New selection panel. New chief coach. New national coach. New goalkeeping coach. New video analyst. Hockey India (HI) has been on an appointment drive over the last few weeks. The door was slammed on Michael Nobbs, while opened for quite a few, ranging from change in roles to fresh offer...
  • I can change the fortunes of Indian hockey in one year: Pillay July 23, 2013

    One of Indian hockey's noted strikers and former India captain Dhanraj Pillay has said he can turn the Indian hockey team into a winning unit in just one year if given the charge of the men's national side. Sports Authority of India (SAI) last week sacked Indian men's team's chief coach...
  • Hockey India hires Dave Staniforth as goalkeeping coach July 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Former South Africa player Dave Staniforth has been appointed as goalkeeping coach and strategic analyst of the Indian senior and junior men's teams, Hockey India (HI) announced on Thursday. The 37yearold Staniforth, who represented his country in 65 internationals, has worked as goalkeeping coach with the South African national...
  • Is lack of success only coach's fault, asks Michael Nobbs July 16, 2013

    New Delhi: A week after being sacked, Indian men's hockey team's chief coach Michael Nobbs landed in India on Monday morning to settle dues with his employer Sports of Authority of India (SAI). SAI, in consultation with Hockey India (HI), cited nonperformance as the reason to remove Nobbs, who is the...
  • HI ropes in MK Kaushik as coach, will assist Roelant Oltmans July 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Olympian Maharaj Krishan Kaushik was on Wednesday appointed as a coach of the senior men's hockey team, just two days after chief coach Michael Nobbs was shown the door because of nonperformance. Kaushik, a member of India's last Olympic gold medal winning side in the 1980 Moscow Games, will...
  • Report Card: India's outgoing hockey coach Michael Nobbs July 9, 2013

    Hockey India (HI) and Sports Authority of India (SAI) were forced back to the drawing table after India couldn't seal a 2014 World Cup squad in Rotterdam last month, where they finished sixth. The clamour for chief coach Michael Nobbs' ouster was growing and finally resulted in SAI sacking him...
  • Air India thump Punjab to win HI Senior Men's National C'ship June 10, 2013

    Pune: Air India upset reigning champions Punjab 62 to lift the third Hockey India Senior Men's National Championship, which concluded at the Dhyanchand Stadium in Pimpri, Pune on Monday. Air India played to a plan using short passes to completely dominate the proceedings. Sameer Dad made no mistake to put Air India...
  • Indian hockey players get anticorruption education June 4, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian hockey team management organised a special session for the players in the justconcluded national camp in Bangalore to create awareness about corruption in the wake of the recent spotfixing scandal in IPL 6. India captain Sardar Singh informed that a special class was conducted by the team's...