Nis

  • Michael Nobbs to train coaches at NIS during notice period July 19, 2013

    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 onemonth 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 team's...
  • Sacked Michael Nobbs to conduct coaching clinic in Patiala July 18, 2013

    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 has...
  • Vijender Singh skips boxing trial camp in Patiala April 6, 2013

    Chandigarh: India's Olympic medallist Vijender Singh has not shown up for the boxing trial camp in Patiala. Participation in the boxing camp is necessary for the boxer's selection. Boxing Federation Vice President Nivaran Mukherjee said, "Vijender hasn't come for the trials. If he doesn't attend the camp tomorrow he will...
  • Police want Vijender's blood samples to be collected in presence of an officer March 14, 2013

    Chandigarh: After boxer Vijender Singh refused to submit samples for drug testing, the Punjab Police is seeking court orders to collect them. The police have said that the samples have to be collected in the presence of its investigation Officer. Sources said that the refusal of Vijender, who is a Deputy...
  • National boxing coach GS Sandhu defends Vijender March 10, 2013

    Chandigarh: India's national boxing coach GS Sandhu came out in support of the Olympic medal winning boxer Vijender Singh amidst allegations against him in the Rs 130 crore drug haul, even as Ram Singh, another national-level boxer who is under investigation in the case, was expelled by Patiala's National Institute...
  • NIS Patiala expels Ram Singh after he admits taking drugs with Vijender March 10, 2013

    Chandigarh: Boxer Ram Singh has been expelled from National Institute of Sports, Patiala on in the wake of allegations against him and Olympic medallist Vijender Singh in the Rs 130 crore drug haul case. NIS director has said that Ram brought in Vijender's recommendation. Ram Singh earlier in the day admitted...
  • Mumbai blasts probe: HuJI operative detained July 17, 2011

    New Delhi: Bihar Police detained a suspected Harkat-ul-Jihad-al-Islami (HuJI) operative Riyaul Sarkar in connection with the Mumbai serial blasts in Kishanganj district of Bihar on Sunday. The Intelligence Bureau (IB) team reached Kishanganj to interrogate him. The arrest forms part of a nation-wide crackdown on suspected HuJI and Indian Mujahideen operatives. A...