Leslie Claudius

  • Hockey fraternity mourns death of legendary Claudius 20-12-2012 08:04 PM

    Kolkata: Hockey fraternity on Thursday mourned the death of legendary Leslie Claudius with players across all generations terming that the passing away of the triple Olympic gold medallist marked the end of an era. Parent body of Hockey in the country, Hockey India condoled the death of the Claudius. "We...
  • Obituary: Leslie Walter Claudius, 1927-2012 20-12-2012 05:57 PM

    "It was in London where it all began for me. Now everything is over at the same place. It can't get worse. Our hockey is dead." Those were, if my inconsolable mind serves me right, probably the last legendary words on the sport Leslie Walter Claudius made his own -...
  • Hockey legend Leslie Claudius dies at 85 20-12-2012 05:27 PM

    Kolkata: World hockey legend and India's triple Olympic hockey gold and silver medallist Leslie Claudius died in Kolkata on Sunday at the age of 85. He was suffering from liver cirrhosis. "He died at 3:25 p.m. due to multi-organ failure. He had been admitted with acute complications related to cirrhosis...
  • Claudius slightly better, Keshav Dutt pays visit 06-11-2012 07:08 PM

    Kolkata: Triple Olympic gold medalist Leslie Claudius, who is suffering from cirrhosis of the liver, is responding to the treatment and the doctors are hopeful, Bengal Hockey Association secretary Gurbux Singh said. Claudius had a special visitor this morning in the form of former teammate Keshav Dutt, the 87-year-old former...
  • Hockey legend Leslie Claudius critical 06-11-2012 12:34 PM

    Kolkata: Triple Olympic hockey gold winner Leslie Claudius, suffering from cirrhosis of the liver, was admitted to a private hospital following complications, his son Brandon said on Tuesday. "He was shifted to a hospital last night following some complications. His condition is critical," Brandon said. The 85-year-old is currently being...