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PMO ignored Dhyan Chand to confer Sachin Tendulkar the Bharat Ratna?

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 12:55

Late Major Dhyan Chand was robbed of the honour to become the first sportsperson to get the Bharat Ratna because the Prime Minister`s Office had stopped following up on the hockey wizard`s recommendation from the sports ministry.

Bharat Ratna for Tenzing if BJP voted to power, says Ahluwalia

Last Updated: Monday, March 24, 2014, 13:39

In an attempt to connect with the local populace, BJP vice president and nominee for the Darjeeling parliamentary seat SS Ahluwalia has said mountaineer Tenzing Norgay Sherpa deserves Bharat Ratna and the BJP will look into the matter if voted to power.

Air India defends title in Senior Men National C`ship

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 19:15

Defending champions Air India Sports Promotion Board retained their title after beating Comptroller & Auditor General of India 4-1 in an exciting final of the fourth Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2014 (Division A) on Sunday.

CAG book semi-final berth in senior men`s hockey

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 21:45

Comptroller & Auditor General (CAG) defeated last year runners-up Punjab 3-1 to enter the semifinals of the 4th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium on Wednesday.

4th senior women`s hockey championship begins from Thursday

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 16:00

Thirty-two teams will be participating in the 4th Senior Women`s Hockey Championship, which will be held here from tomorrow.

New Zealand aim for top-6 finish in Hockey World League Final

Last Updated: Saturday, January 04, 2014, 19:51

New Zealand head coach Colin Batch is eyeing a top-six finish in the Hero Hockey World League Final to be held at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here from January 10-18.

Walsh wants the best out of his players in HWL Final

Last Updated: Friday, January 03, 2014, 20:17

The Hero Hockey World League Final is Terry Walsh`s first assignment with India, but the newly-appointed chief coach of the senior men`s team has reposed faith in his wards to put up a good show in the elite eight-nation event to be held here from January 10-18.

SAI decides to appoint CEOs to professionalise NSF working

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 15:01

The Sports Authority of India has decided to appoint qualified CEOs to professionalise the management of the National Sports Federations (NSFs).

Get over the glorious past, plan for future: Walsh

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 13:51

Newly-appointed coach of the national men`s hockey team Terry Walsh feels India needs to stop harping on its glorious past and focus on building a strong development programme, which is the need of the hour.

Hockey Junior World Cup: Germany`s Ruhr is player of tournament

Last Updated: Monday, December 16, 2013, 00:09

It was double delight for Germany`s Christopher Ruhr as he was awarded the player of the tournament and the highest goal scorer award after his team successfully defended the Hockey Junior World Cup title at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Sunday.

Junior Hockey World Cup: Netherlands win bronze

Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 20:09

The Netherlands spanked Malaysia 7-2 to bag the bronze medal in the Hero Junior Men`s Hockey World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium, on Sunday.

Pakistan beat India 4-2 in penalty shoot-out

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 23:04

Pakistan beat arch-rivals India 4-2 in a high-voltage penalty shoot-out after the 70th minute score read 1-1, to secure ninth position in the Hockey Junior World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Saturday.