WSH

  • HI-IHF tussle take centre-stage in hockey in 2011 29-12-2011 10:00 PM

    Another year passed but the sorry state of Indian hockey refused to change as the prolonged struggle for power between two warring federations once again took centre-stage over the performance of the national team in 2011. Just like a never-ending television soap opera, there seemed to be no immediate solution...
  • WSH will succeed despite FIH threat: Delhi coach 02-12-2011 03:20 PM

    New Delhi: Players being warned by the FIH to stay from the World Series Hockey is a "serious issue," says the event's Delhi franchise's coach Roelant Oltmans, but he is hopeful that the deadlock will be sorted out soon. "The FIH warning is a serious issue at the moment. Not...
  • Six more Indian hockey players pull out of WSH 01-12-2011 04:30 PM

    New Delhi: In what has come as another serious blow to the World Series Hockey (WSH), six additional Indian players have confirmed their unavailability for the inaugural edition of the eight-city event. A day after six other Indian hockey players pulled out of the event, drag-flick specialists Rupinder Pal Singh...
  • Pak federation confident players will skip WSH 29-11-2011 12:51 PM

    Lahore: The Pakistan Hockey Federation has expressed confidence that Pakistani players will stay away from the unsanctioned World Hockey Series in India, in the wake of the organisers' claim that all those who have signed for the event will definitely play. The WSH, a joint venture by Nimbus Sport and...
  • Captains, coaches named for WSH teams 27-11-2011 07:19 AM

    New Delhi: India's top midfielder Sardara Singh has been appointed captain of the Bhopal outfit, while former India coach Jose Brasa of Spain is all set to train the Chennai team in the World Series Hockey, to be held from December 17 to January 22 next year across several cities...
  • Ex-Indian players, coaches in favour of WSH 11-11-2011 06:28 AM

    New Delhi: India's foreign coach Michael Nobbs might be against the participation of national players in the lucrative World Series Hockey league, but some former player-turned-coaches feel that the event comes as a blessing in disguise for the struggling national sport. With little over three months left for the Olympic...
  • Dhanraj to make comeback with World Series Hockey 24-10-2011 07:02 PM

    New Delhi: Former India captain Dhanraj Pillay is set to scorch the hockey turf with his lightning speed and magical moves as he has signed up to play the inaugural World Series Hockey (WSH), scheduled to begin from December 17. The 43-yer-old Dhanraj mesmerized the hockey world with his dazzling...
  • HI blasts IHF for trying to lure players for WSH 07-10-2011 11:46 PM

    New Delhi: Hockey India lambasted the Indian Hockey Federation for trying to lure players for its unsanctioned World Series Hockey league, saying such efforts by IHF were "blatant anti-national campaign" which will lead to "slow poisoning" of the national game. Even though the event is not recognised by the International...