National Sports Day: Remembering Dhyan Chand on His Birth Anniversary

Posted on 2020-08-29T09:29:41+05:30 - hockey

Talking about hockey in India is impossible without the mention of sports legend Dhyan Chand. The late hockey player was born on August 29, 1905. With his extraordinary goal-scoring feats, the sportsperson earned his name and fame in the field of Indian hockey.

National Sports Day 2020: Here is What You Should Know About This Day

Posted on 2020-08-29T08:49:19+05:30 - hockey

National Sports Day is celebrated on August 29 to commemorate the birth anniversary of hockey legend Dhyan Chand Singh. National Sports Day is also observed to spread awareness on the importance of sports.

Plea Claims Hockey India Created Posts in Violation of Sports Code, Delhi HC Seeks Centre's Stand

Posted on 2020-08-27T14:56:56+05:30 - hockey

The Delhi High Court bench issued notice to the Sports Ministry, Hockey India, Narinder Batra and Elena Norman who have been appointed in the sports body as life member and CEO, seeking their stand by September 28 on the petition by a former hockey player.

Delighted and Honoured to be Conferred Arjuna Award: Akashdeep Singh

Posted on 2020-08-27T12:44:13+05:30 - hockey

Akashdeep Singh thanked Hockey India, Sports Authority of India and MYAS for providing the best facilities to the players.

Couldn't Hold Back Tears: Rani Rampal on Becoming First Woman Hockey Player to Get Khel Ratna

Posted on 2020-08-26T15:33:54+05:30 - hockey

Rani Rampal said that the Khel Ratna Award honour was a testament to her hard work and sacrifices.

SAI Accepts David John's Resignation as Hockey India's High Performance Director

Posted on 2020-08-25T16:41:26+05:30 - hockey

Sports Authority of India said that it has accepted the resignation of David John, who was employed as High Performance Director at Hockey India.

Pleased to See India Women's Hockey Team Getting Recognised with National Awards: Sjoerd Marijne

Posted on 2020-08-25T13:24:45+05:30 - hockey

Rani becomes the first women's hockey player to be honoured with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, former defender Deepika will receive the Arjuna Award.

Learning the Art of Drag-flicking the Turning Point of My Career: Gurjit Kaur

Posted on 2020-08-24T14:48:06+05:30 - hockey

Gurjit Kaur said that learning the art of drag-flicking has been the turning point of her career in the India women's hockey team.

Former and Current Hockey Players Demand Bharat Ratna for Major Dhyan Chand

Posted on 2020-08-23T14:51:31+05:30 - hockey

Former hockey players Gurbux Singh, Harbinder Singh, Ashok Kumar and current player Yuvraj Walmiki demanded Bharat Ratna for the legendary Major Dhyan Chand.

Was Disheartening at First But We've Adjusted to it: Rani Rampal on Tokyo Olympics Postponement

Posted on 2020-08-23T14:43:28+05:30 - hockey

Indian women's hockey team captain Rani Rampal will be conferred with the prestigious Khel Ratna Award.

Hockey Players Used Quarantine Period to Learn About India's Extraordinary Olympic History: Graham Reid

Posted on 2020-08-22T14:05:43+05:30 - hockey

Indian men's hockey team coach Graham Reid has stated his side used the quarantine period at the SAI facility to learn about country's "extraordinary" Olympic history.

'Ignored' David John Resigns as Hockey India's High Performance Director

Posted on 2020-08-21T15:12:48+05:30 - hockey

David John cited personal reasons behind his decision in his resignation letter as High Performance Director to Hockey India and Sports Authority of India.