Hockey Player

  • Fourth senior women's hockey championship begins today March 13, 2014

    Thirty-two teams will be participating in the 4th Senior Women's Hockey Championship, which will be held here from Thursday. "A total of 32 teams representing different states and nearly 650 hockey players will take part in the championship to be played at Aishbagh stadium and Major Dhyan Chand stadium," Madhya Pradesh...
  • Two held for sexually harassing hockey player August 20, 2013

    Two youths were arrested for allegedly eveteasing a statelevel hockey player outside the SSP office at Muzaffarnagar, police said. Vikas (26) and Hari Om (25), eveteased the girl on Monday when she came to the SSP office with her father to make an affidavit, they said. The hockey player also got injured...
  • German hockey player sets up base in Rajasthan to coach children July 22, 2013

    Dausa (Rajasthan): A professional hockey player from Germany has taken it upon herself to teach the sport to children in Rajasthan's Dausa district. Andrea Thurmshirn is the hockey coach for children at Garh Himmat Singh, Dausa. For Andrea the village was same as it was in a picture book but...
  • Not sensible to rush into things we aren't prepared for: Khurshid on talks with Pak January 20, 2013

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said that the government played no role in sending back Pakistani sportspersons and artistes following the LoC killings. ...
  • Govt didn't decide to send back Pak players: Khurshid January 20, 2013

    New Delhi: In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said that the government played no role in sending back Pakistani sportspersons and cancelling plays to be performed by artists from the neighbouring country following the killing of two Indian soldiers by the Pakistan army at the...
  • LoC killings: Sushma takes a strident stand, Jaitley, Modi quiet January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The entire country is outraged over the brutal killing of two Indian soldiers by Pakistani troops on the LoC. The ceasefire violations along with the killing and mutilation of Indian soldiers by Pakistani troops have turned into a political war of words in India with the BJP being...
  • Pak killing our soldiers, no need of its players here: Sena January 14, 2013

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said that the party would not allow Pakistani players and artists in India until the neighbour stops killing innocent Indians. ...
  • Mumbai: Sena workers protest against Pak hockey players January 13, 2013

    Mumbai: Workers of the Shiv Sena on Sunday gathered at the Bombay Hockey Association (BHA) stadium in Mumbai on Sunday to protest against the Pakistani hockey players, who are in India to participate in Hockey India League. The players were reportedly escorted away from the stadium where they were practising...
  • Hockey India announces stipend for junior players July 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Hockey India (HI) has said 32 junior hockey players will get a monthly stipend of Rs.10,000 each. The money will come as support for the talented players to buy their equipment and help reduce the financial burden on their families, HI said in a statement. HI will make quarterly...
  • Hockey crisis over January 13, 2010

    Pune/New Delhi: India's hockey crisis was over Wednesday and the players will be back in the World Cup camp on Thursday. The players ended their boycott after Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Suresh Kalmadi promised them immediate monetary relief and also agreed to consider their other demands. Kalamdi rushed to the Balewadi...
  • Sahara to release Rs 1 cr for Indian hockey team January 13, 2010

    New Delhi: With no solution in sight to the payment dispute that has rocked Indian hockey, team sponsor Sahara on Wednesday decided to release Rs one crore immediately to be distributed only among the striking players in a bid to resolve the crisis. "In the genuine interest of the national...
  • Hockey players, officials spar over unpaid dues January 12, 2010

    India's hockey camp is closed just a few weeks ahead of the World Cup in Delhi as players and officials fail to reach an agreement over unpaid dues. The unprecedented crisis in Indian hockey has just got worse with both the players and their governing body Hockey India showing no...
  • Hockey crisis: Players, officials at loggerheads January 13, 2010

    Pune: The revolt by Indian hockey players seems to be gathering strength day by day. On Tuesday talks between revolting players and Hockey India officials over the unpaid salaries broke down in Pune. Officials have refused to concede to the players’ demands saying they simply do not have the funds to...
  • Hockey India warns players to join camp or be sacked January 12, 2010

    Pune: The crisis in Indian hockey on Tuesday deepened with the striking players walking out of an inconclusive meeting with Hockey India officials, prompting the establishment to serve a fresh 48-hour ultimatum to the players to resume training or get axed from the World Cup squad. While Hockey India said it...
  • Hockey association secretary confident of solution January 11, 2010

    The Indian hockey players may have gone on strike once again but the Secretary of Maharashtra Hockey Association is confident that the players concerns will be addressed and the matter will be resolved soon. ...
  • Hockey fiasco hots up, team goes on strike again January 11, 2010

    New Delhi: It was a complete about turn within 24 hours by the Indian hockey team players. On Saturday, the revolt seemed to have died down, but by Sunday evening, the fire was burning once again. Forward Indian Hockey Team, Prabhjot Singh said, "We have not got the incentives that we...
  • Truce ends in hockey, players return to mutiny January 10, 2010

    Pune/New Delhi: A day after Hockey India (HI) and senior players said they have struck a deal over outstanding payments, the rest of the players at the Pune camp rejected the accord and said they would continue with their boycott of the camp for the World Cup preparation. HI treasurer Narendra...
  • Not sensible to rush into things we are not prepared for: Khurshid on talks with Pak January 20, 2008

    External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid added that the government played no role in sending back Pakistani artists and sportspersons from the country following the killing of two Indian soldiers by the Pakistan army at the Line of Control. ...
  • NRI becomes UK Mayor, village rejoices June 15, 2007

    New Delhi: NRI hockey player, Harjit Singh Gill will become the first Asian Mayor of Gloucester city on May 21, 2007. To say that he and his family is happy would be an understatement of sorts, but there are people who are happier still. Gill's village - Dakoha, near Jalandhar -...