Michael Nobbs

  • Hockey India answerable for Oltmans and Walsh's conflict of interest 27-01-2014 08:46 AM

    Hockey India's (HI) High Performance Director and men's team chief coach are enjoying a paid holiday from their job with Sports Authority India (SAI), and the employers have happily signed on the leave application, fully aware that it comes at the cost of compromising the best interest of Indian hockey....
  • Terry Walsh wants the best out of his players in HWL Final 03-01-2014 08:53 PM

    New Delhi: The Hero Hockey World League Final is Terry Walsh's first assignment with India, but the newly-appointed chief coach of the senior men's team has reposed faith in his wards to put up a good show in the elite eight-nation event to be held here from January 10-18. Walsh,...
  • 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)...
  • Indian junior women hockey players are anaemic: Nobbs 08-08-2013 08:33 PM

    New Delhi: Even as the euphoria over Indian junior women hockey team's historic bronze in the World Cup is yet to die down, former senior men's side chief coach Michael Nobbs has claimed that seven of the players were suffering from anaemia, an iron deficiency disorder. Nobbs said that the...
  • Michael Nobbs to train coaches at NIS during notice period 19-07-2013 10:25 AM

    New Delhi: India's outgoing hockey coach Michael Nobbs has been asked to join National Institute of Sports (NIS) in Patiala to train coaches during the one-month notice period he is serving before returning to Australia. Nobbs, who has been sacked by Sports Authority of India (SAI) as Indian men's hockey...
  • Michael Nobbs reflects on reign as India hockey coach 18-07-2013 08:50 PM

    A nostalgic Nobbs reflects on his stint with the Indian hockey squad after he was reportedly sacked by Hockey India for the team's dismal performances. ...
  • Sacked Michael Nobbs to conduct coaching clinic in Patiala 18-07-2013 06:09 PM

    New Delhi: India's sacked hockey coach Michael Nobbs will be conducting a coaching clinic for diploma students at the National Institute of Sports (NIS) in Patiala while serving his notice period till August 7. Sports Authority of India (SAI) director general Jiji Thomson told IANS on Thursday that the Australian...
  • 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...
  • Will be assisting Roelant Oltmans: MK Kaushik 10-07-2013 09:34 PM

    Kaushik was on Wednesday appointed as assistant coach of the senior men's hockey team, just two days after chief coach Michael Nobbs was shown the door. ...
  • Indian coaches are not good enough for modern hockey: Charlesworth 10-07-2013 05:08 PM

    New Delhi: Australian hockey legend Ric Charlesworth is in favour of a foreign coach for India as he feels Indian coaches "are not good enough to fulfil the requirements" of the modern-day game. "I think India needs a foreign expert. I can say it from my experience that Indian coaches...
  • 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,...
  • SAI sacks India's men's hockey coach Michael Nobbs 09-07-2013 09:17 PM

    Nobbs, who still had 3 years left on his contract, was sacked as "the team was not progressing" under him. ...
  • I quit on my own, not sacked: Michael Nobbs 09-07-2013 07:36 PM

    New Delhi: Sacked Michael Nobbs on Tuesday said he was not "pushed out" from Indian hockey team chief coach's position, instead he willingly resigned from the job owing to his deteriorating health condition. Nobbs' contract as the chief coach of the Indian team was terminated on Monday because of non-performance,...
  • Former hockey players back Michael Nobbs' sacking 09-07-2013 05:18 PM

    New Delhi: Former players on Tuesday termed Hockey India's decision to sack Australian coach Michael Nobbs a "step in the right direction" and backed Olympian MK Kaushik to once again take over the reigns of the men's national team. Captain of India's last World Cup-winning side in 1975, Ajitpal Singh...
  • 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...
  • SAI sacks India's men's hockey coach Michael Nobbs 09-07-2013 01:21 PM

    New Delhi: Another major shake-up awaits Indian hockey after the Sports Authority of India (SAI) sacked India's men's hockey coach Michael Nobbs due to the team's unsatisfactory performance in the last year. The Australian, who is currently away on a two-week leave, was sacked after SAI convened a review meeting...
  • Nobbs should perform or be shown the door: Pargat Singh 04-07-2013 05:50 PM

    New Delhi: Pargat Singh played a key role in Michael Nobbs' appointment as India's chief hockey coach but the former captain now says it is high time the under-performing Australian is given the "marching orders". "If he is performing he should stay back, but if not the authorities shouldn't hesitate...
  • Carvalho slams Nobbs' performance as hockey coach 02-07-2013 06:07 PM

    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 two-year-old tenure. "He has shown no improvement in the Indian team. A good...
  • Ordinary India eye miracle against Australia in FIH WL quarters 18-06-2013 02:51 PM

    Rotterdam: An error-prone India need nothing short of a miracle to secure a direct berth in next year's hockey World Cup as they take on formidable Australia in the quarterfinals of the men's competition of the FIH World Round 3, here on Wednesday. Six top teams - three each -...
  • We have found our own style: Michael Nobbs 01-03-2013 09:35 AM

    After a hectic three months for Indian hockey the players are getting some well deserved time off. ...
  • We have a good bunch of players: Nobbs 18-02-2013 10:43 AM

    CNN-IBN's Arnab Sen speaks to the India chief coach Michael Nobbs about the preparations of the Indian hockey team ahead of the World Cup qualifiers beginning on Monday. ...
  • HIL was well organised: Michael Nobbs 15-02-2013 10:28 AM

    The Indian hockey chief coach Michael Nobbs said that he is satisfied with the performances of the players in the Hockey India League. ...