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  • Apps in car dashboards aim to make vehicles smarter 29-03-2014 12:23 PM

    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...
  • Hockey India gets govt recognition as the game's sole body of governance 03-03-2014 05:39 PM

    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...
  • Flexibility and patience key to success in India: New hockey coach 22-11-2013 10:03 PM

    New Delhi: Indian men's hockey's newly-appointed 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 high-profile countrymates - hockey legend Ric Charlesworth and former cricketer Greg Chappell - did not...
  • Baskaran to be part of Indian hockey team's coaching staff 20-11-2013 01:14 PM

    New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) on Wednesday appointed former Olympic gold-medallist V Baskaran as coach of the men's national team to work under the recently-appointed 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...
  • Hockey: 13 juniors part of India squad for Asian Champions Trophy 28-10-2013 01:14 PM

    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 Cup-winning junior squad to be part of the 18-man touring party announced for the third Asian Champions Trophy (ACT) in Kakamigahara,...
  • Four foreigners show interest in coaching Hockey India League teams 23-10-2013 03:48 PM

    New Delhi: Four foreign coaches, including India's newly-appointed 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? 16-10-2013 01:34 PM

    After much deliberation, ranging from shortlisting applicants to across-the-table 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)...
  • Terry Walsh named Chief Coach of India men's hockey team 15-10-2013 02:02 PM

    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 (1990-94), Australia (1997-2000) and Netherlands (2004), last...
  • India bids for 2018 hockey World Cup 10-09-2013 06:25 PM

    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...
  • Have become calmer, thanks to Kajol: Ajay Devgn 28-08-2013 04:10 PM

    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...
  • Hockey: Asia Cup probables list pruned down to 33 31-07-2013 01:19 PM

    New Delhi: The list of core probables of the senior men's hockey team has been pruned down to 33 from 48 after a three-day selection trials held at the SAI Centre, Bangalore from July 25-27, Hockey India said on Wednesday. HI selectors B P Govinda, R P Singh and Arjun...
  • Will wholesale changes give Indian hockey the right end of the stick? 25-07-2013 02:12 PM

    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 23-07-2013 01:58 PM

    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...
  • Hockey India hires Dave Staniforth as goalkeeping coach 18-07-2013 01:21 PM

    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 37-year-old Staniforth, who represented his country in 65 internationals, has worked as goalkeeping coach with the South African...
  • Is lack of success only coach's fault, asks Michael Nobbs 16-07-2013 03:09 PM

    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 non-performance as the reason to remove Nobbs, who is...
  • HI ropes in MK Kaushik as coach, will assist Roelant Oltmans 10-07-2013 03:35 PM

    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 non-performance. Kaushik, a member of India's last Olympic gold medal winning side in the 1980 Moscow Games,...
  • Report Card: India's outgoing hockey coach Michael Nobbs 09-07-2013 03:05 PM

    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 10-06-2013 10:49 PM

    Pune: Air India upset reigning champions Punjab 6-2 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...
  • Indian hockey players get anti-corruption education 04-06-2013 04:16 PM

    New Delhi: The Indian hockey team management organised a special session for the players in the just-concluded national camp in Bangalore to create awareness about corruption in the wake of the recent spot-fixing scandal in IPL 6. India captain Sardar Singh informed that a special class was conducted by the...
  • Hi-tech gadgets to keep Delhi Metro stations clean 13-05-2013 02:30 AM

    New Delhi: Eco-friendly chemicals, hi-tech machines and bio-degradable garbage disposal bags will ensure cleanliness of Metro stations. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has decided to re-work its cleaning and housekeeping practices by using advanced and hi-tech machineries and is conducting specialised training programme for its staff to ensure the entire...
  • India pull out of Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 26-02-2013 05:21 PM

    The withdrawal came after disagreement on the cost of airfare between the SAI and HI. ...