With only three National Sports Federations having so far followed the government instructions, the Sports Ministry on Wednesday reminded the IOA and several other NSFs to place their audited annual accounts and their balance sheet on their website.
Narinder Batra was elected unopposed as the president of the Hockey India on Monday while Mohammed Mushtaq Ahmad and Rajinder Singh were elected as new general secretary and treasurer respectively at the 4th Hockey India Congress, here.
Hockey India Secretary General Narinder Batra on Wednesday said that HI will not send any of its officials as a delegate at the expense of Indian Olympic Association at the Asian Games even while he slammed the sports ministry for "interference" on the issue.
Hockey India on Wednesday described the government's decision to exclude its four key support staff, including a coach, from the Asian Games-bound contingent as "distraction", leaving its High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans in a state of "shock".
The uncertainty over India's participation in the Sultan of Johor Cup men's junior hockey tournament is over as the Sports Authority of India, after much dilly-dallying, has finally approved the national camp to be held here from September 13 to October 9.
Uncertainty hovered over defending champion India's participation in next month's Sultan of Johor Cup junior hockey tournament as the national federation is yet to get the green signal from the Sports of Authority (SAI).
Hockey India (HI) secretary general Narinder Batra on Thursday said the country should not expect a medal from the national teams in the upcoming Asian Games in the wake of government's "shoddy treatment" of the national sport.
India men will face Sri Lanka in their tournament opener while the eves will be up against Thailand in their first match of the hockey competition at the 17th Asian Games to be held in Incheon, South Korea from September 19 to October 4.
Hockey India Secretary General Narinder Batra today hit back at Sports Authority of India's Director General Jiji Thomson, accusing the top SAI official of "telling lies" and misguiding the media as far as conducting camps were concerned.
Barely days after Hockey India's complaint of "dangerous" artificial turf at women's team training centre at Patiala, Sports Authority of India today offered HI to shift the camp at other venues to repair the pitch.
Hockey India today added its 23rd associate member by welcoming on board Hockey Madhya Pradesh under its wings.
Prior to being the associate member of Hockey India, Hockey Madhya Pradesh was known as Madhya Pradesh Hockey Association, HI said in a statement.
A war of words have broken out between Hockey India and Sports Authority of India regarding the cancellation of junior women hockey team`s national camp with the SAI accusing HI of overshooting the allocated budget.