Joaquim Carvalho

  • Carvalho slams Nobbs' performance as hockey coach July 2, 2013

    Mumbai: Former national hockey coach Joaquim Carvalho on Tuesday hit out at the performance of his successor Michael Nobbs, saying the Australian has not done anything worthwhile to galvanise the sagging fortunes of the team in his twoyearold tenure. "He has shown no improvement in the Indian team. A good coach...
  • Carvalho wants hockey official Batra sacked August 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Former national coach Joaquim Carvalho on Monday, asked Hockey India official Narinder Batra to quit his post for misleading the nation and vindictively keeping players, who took part in the rebel World Series Hockey, out of Olympic Games team selection. "I want Batra to resign as he misled the...
  • Indian hockey team back to work, focus on weakness April 8, 2008

    Bangalore: India's hockey team is in a camp in Bangalore, preparing for a series of tournaments starting later in April. After the hue and cry of their failure to qualify for the Olympics, things seem to be back to their usual self for Indian hockey as Chief Coach Joaquim Carvalho gets...
  • Gill meets explayers, discusses state of hockey March 18, 2008

    New Delhi: Indian hockey continues to search for answers after crashing out of the Olympic qualifiers in Chile earlier in the month. On Tuesday underfire Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) President KPS Gill met a number of exOlympians and chief coach Joaquim Carvalho in New Delhi to discuss the state of hockey...
  • FIH cracks the whip on Indian hockey March 12, 2008

    Mumbai: Even as a battered Indian hockey team returned home on Wednesday morning after having missed a chance to qualify for the Olympics; the International Hockey Federation (FIH) has sent out a stern message. The FIH has warned that Indian hockey must pull up its socks and do it quickly. When the...
  • Hockey players to protest 'stepmotherly treatment' September 26, 2007

    Chennai: Irked by the "stepmotherly treatment" meted out to the Indian hockey players by the central and four state governments, the team members have decided to go on a 'hunger strike'. Chief Coach of the national team Joaquim Carvalho was peeved that while title victory of his wards in the Asia...
  • Asia Cup in bag, India hockey coach eyes Olympics September 11, 2007

    New Delhi: India retained the Asia Cup with a 72 drubbing of South Korea on Sunday and the decisive manner of that victory has given coach Joaquim Carvalho plenty of cause for optimism ahead of next year's Olympic qualifiers. A transformed home side stunned the Asian Games champions to complete an...
  • Struggling India name new hockey coach June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Indian Hockey Federation on Friday appointed Joachuim Carvalho as the head coach of the mens national side that appears to be in disarray. Mahinder Pal Singh has been appointed as the coach while Ramesh Parmeswaran, who played for India at the 1978 Asian Games, has been named as the...