Major Dhyanchand

  • Chouhan demands Bharat Ratna for Dhyanchand, Chandrababu for NTR November 18, 2013

    New Delhi: Politics is being played over the Bharat Ratna now. After master blaster Sachin Tendulkar and scientist Professor CNR Rao were awarded the Bharat Ratna, various political parties are demanding that their leaders too should get the same. The Bharatiya Janata Party has demanded the honour for former Prime Minister...
  • Warriors look to halt Waveriders' dream run January 28, 2013

    New Delhi: An ever-improving Jaypee Punjab Warriors would be hoping to put a stop to table toppers Delhi Waveriders' unbeaten run when they clash against each other in a round-robin match of the Hockey India League at the Major Dhyanchand Stadium here on Tuesday. Led by the inspirational Sardar Singh,...
  • Aug 29 is National Sports Day. Did you know? August 29, 2012

    Today is, or was, Sports Day in India. August 29, the birthday of hockey legend Major Dhyanchand, is celebrated as the National Sports Day. Great that we recognise the efforts of India and world's greatest ever hockey player, but what proportion of India remembers that we even have a Sports...
  • Sachin can get Bharat Ratna later: Azhar December 17, 2011

    Former India captain Md. Azharuddin feels hockey wizard Major Dhyanchand deserves Bharat Ratna more than Sachin Tendulkar. ...