IOC Appoints Hockey Players

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9 Indian Women's Hockey Players Appointed As IOC Employee

Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) provided employment to nine Indian hockey players, on the occasion of International Women's Day. The appointment was sent under new Sport's Policy, launched by IOC to promote women empowerment and sports. Notably players named Suman Devi Thoudam, Rajwinder Kaur, Rashmita Minz, Sharmila Devi, Ishika Chaudhary, Bichu Devi Kharibam, Deepika, Baljeet Kaur, and Akshata Dhekale from different states have been employed,… read-more

Tue, 08 Mar 2022 - 07:19 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Indian Hockey, National Sports, INDIAN OIL CORPORATION, Players, Sportspolicy

Hockey Player- Vaccination

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Ahead Of Tokyo Olympics, Indian Hockey Players Get 1st Vaccine Jab

Ahead of the Tokyo Olympics starting from July 23, the Indian hockey contingent were administered with first COVID jab on April 29. Currently, the players including women’s team are undergoing training at Bangalore’s Sports Authority of India centre. Regarding several players and support staff who tested positive last week, SAI informed “they have been isolated and kept under observation”. Earlier, coaches were also given the first jab of… read-more

Fri, 30 Apr 2021 - 03:47 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Indian Hockey, Tokyo Olympics, Vaccine Shot, Vaccination

Courtesy: News 18


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Indian Hockey Legend 88-Year-Old Balbir Singh Junior Passes Away

Former ace Indian hockey player Balbir Singh Junior passed away at 88 on April 11. Popularly known as 'Nursery of Indian Hockey', Balbir was a member of the silver medal-winning 1958 Asian Games contingent. Playing alongside hockey legends like Balbir Singh Senior, Leslie Claudius, Prithipal Singh and Charles Stephen, Junior also represented Indian Railways. Hockey India also condoled for the Jalandhar-born Junior, now survived by wife, son… read-more

Tue, 13 Apr 2021 - 08:49 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Hockey India, Indian Hockey, India, Balbir Singh Junior

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Hockey: India Beats Germany 6-1 At Its Home Without Marquee Players

In a mesmerising 7-goal thriller, the Indian men's hockey team defeated Germany 6-1 in their backyard. Played behind closed doors, the visitors were without champion players captain Manpreet Singh, Rupinderpal Singh and SV Sunil. Surprisingly, the international meeting did not even get a live stream, which left several fans angry. Interestingly, Indian coach Graham Reid and Germany’s Kais Al Saadi decided to disallow the live-streaming since… read-more

Mon, 01 Mar 2021 - 06:20 PM / by Ronit John

Tags: Hockey, Hockey India, German Hockey, Indian Hockey

Courtesy: The Times of India

Olympian Mohinder Pal Singh

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Ailing Hockey Player Gets Financial Help Of Rs 10 Lakh By Sports Ministry

Battling with a chronic kidney disease, former hockey Olympian Mohinder Pal Singh was given a financial assistance of Rs 10 lakh under Pandit Deendayal Upadhaya National Welfare Fund for Sportspersons. The Sports Ministry gave the money to the player's wife, Shivjeet Singh, on November 16. Mohinder Pal Singh, a former coach of the Indian hockey team, represented the country in the 1988 Summer Olympics and several other international events.… read-more

Mon, 16 Nov 2020 - 08:27 PM / by Dharshana Vijayan

Tags: Mohinder Pal Singh, Sports Ministry, Kiren Rijiju, Indian Hockey

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Harpreet Singh, Khelo India U-21 Games starrer working at grains-market

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Khelo India U-21 Star Player Struggling To Make Ends Meet; Works 15 Hours As A Labourer

Guwahati edition Khelo India U-21 Games star player, Hockey-striker Harpreet Singh is reportedly working 15 hours a day as a labourer for a livelihood. Harpreet, who has played 11 nationals from Chandigarh is amused for not being selected to represent the nation. The player gets only two hours each day for hockey practice. With less practice and lack of nutritious food, he is now hoping for a scholarship, to return to turf.

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 - 03:27 PM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Khelo India U-21 Games, Indian Hockey, Chandigarh, Sports Ministry

Courtesy: Tribune India

Surender Kumar

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Hockey Player Surender Kumar Readmitted to Hospital; Had Recovered from COVID-19

Indian hockey player, Surender Kumar, earlier tested with coronavirus, was readmitted to hospital in Bengaluru on August 20. He developed a swelling on the left arm, which, according to doctors, was due to the formation of a blood clot in his upper limb. Surender Kumar was discharged from the hospital a few days back after recovering from COVID-19. The doctors claimed this to be the aftereffect of recovery.

Fri, 21 Aug 2020 - 09:24 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Indian Hockey, Surender Kumar, Defender, Covid-19

Courtesy: India Today

Mandeep Singh


COVID-19: Hockey Player Mandeep Singh Moved to Hospital; Condition Stable

With symptoms turning "from mild to moderate severity of COVID-19", Indian hockey team's forward Mandeep Singh has been hospitalised on August 11 at SS Sparsh multispeciality hospital, Bengaluru. His blood oxygen level was noticed dropping during check-up on August 10. Earlier, Mandeep Singh and other five COVID-19 positive players were kept under observation at Sports Authority of India Bengaluru. "His condition is currently stable," … read-more

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 - 07:12 PM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: Mandeep Singh, Indian Hockey, Covid-19, Sports Authority of India

Courtesy: Times Of India