India's junior women's hockey team captain Rani Rampal feels Navjot Kaur, Deep Grace Ekka and Inderpreet Kaur are assests to the side going into the seventh Junior Asia Cup to be held in Changzhou, China from September 5 to 13.
Brigadier (retd) Khalid Sajjad Khokar was on Thursday unanimously elected as the new president of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) even as national team coach Shahnaz Sheikh officially stepped down from his post.
Some of the top names of the game, including Sardar Singh, Nicolas Jacobi, Jamie Dwyer and Andrew Hayward will go under the hammer in the auctions for the next two editions of Nicolas to be held a city hotel here on September 17.
The Pakistan Hockey Federation announced on Friday that its Patron-in-Chief, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, has nominated former player and manager Brig (rtd) Mohammad Khalid S Khokhar for the President's post of PHF.
A total of 135 Indian and 142 foreign players will go under the hammer when the players auction for the fourth edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) gets underway at city hotel here on September 17.
Notwithstanding their poor penalty conversion rate in the recently concluded Europe tour, Indian captain Sardar Singh on Saturday said that hockey has certainly developed a bigger player pool with the future of the national sport looking bright.
Olympians Gurbax Singh Grewal, Merwyn Fernandis and Joaquim Carvalho, a former national coach, along with a host of other internationals will be up against the ruling group led by Manga Singh Bakhshi in the elections of the Mumbai Hockey Association Limited on Wednesday.
In a surprise move, former champions Delhi Waveriders (DWR) have released its captain Sardar Singh while retaining six players, including strikers Yuvraj Walmiki and Simon Child for the 2016 and 2017 editions of the Hockey India League (HIL).