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New hockey stadium inaugurated in Raipur
New hockey stadium inaugurated in Raipur

A brand new international hockey stadium with a blue artificial turf was inaugurated here today to celebrate the National Sports Day -- the 109th birth anniversary of the legendary Major Dhyan Chand.

Let's celebrate Dhyan Chand by following him: Sarbananda Sonowal
Let's celebrate Dhyan Chand by following him: Sarbananda Sonowal

Paying tribute to Major Dhyan Chand on his 109th birth anniversary, which is being celebrated as the National Sports Day, Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday said the best way to honour the hockey wizard's memory is to inculcate the qualities he displayed on the field.

PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to hockey legend Dhyan Chand
PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to hockey legend Dhyan Chand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday paid tribute to hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand on his birth anniversary, which is being celebrated every year as National Sports Day.

Hockey India wishes Dhyan Chand on his 109th birth anniversary
Hockey India wishes Dhyan Chand on his 109th birth anniversary

 On the eve of the 109th birthday anniversary of Major Dhyan Chand, Hockey India on Thursday wishes him and his family and thanks legendary player for his contribution to the sport.

I too deserve Bharat Ratna, hope to get it in lifetime: Balbir Singh

With Major Dhyan Chand`s name finally being nominated for the Bharat Ratna, another hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr feels going by his achievements he too deserves the country`s highest civilian award and hopes to get the recognition in his lifetime.

Home Ministry recommends Major Dhyan Chand for Bharat Ratna: Kiren Rijiju

Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, on Tuesday informed Lok Sabha that the Union Home Ministry has sent recommendation for Bharat Ratna for late Major Dhyan Chand to the PMO, after receiving recommendations from several quarters.

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

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.

Bengal register 2nd successive win in hockey nationals

Susheel Gupta slammed a hat-trick to help Bengal thrash Mizoram 5-0 in a league match and register their second consecutive win in Pool C on the fifth day of the fourth Hockey India Senior Men National Championship at Major Dhyan Chand Stadium, here on Monday.

Process for Tendulkar`s Bharat Ratna initiated on 1st day of farewell test

The process of conferring the country`s highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna on batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar was initiated on the first day of his farewell 200th cricket Test on November 14 last and the announcement made two days later, according to an RTI reply.

India loses 1-2 to Belgium, finishes 6th in World League Final

Hosts India blew away a goal lead and conceded two late goals to go down 1-2 against Belgium to finish sixth in the Hero Hockey World League Final on a chilly evening at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, here today.

New Zealand beat Argentina via sudden death to enter semis

New Zealand defeated Argentina in sudden death after both the teams were locked at 1-1 in regulation time followed by deadlock in penalty shoot-out, to progress to the semifinals of the Hero Hockey World League Final at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, here today.

Improvement is India coach Walsh`s main goal in Hockey World League Final

The inaugural Hockey World League Final is chief coach Terry Walsh`s first real test with the Indian team and the Australian sounded realistic about his side`s chances, saying he was eyeing nothing but "improvement" from his wards in the tournament.

Sachin Tendulkar should be made sports minister, says Milkha Singh

Legendary track and field sprinter Milkha Singh today said hockey legend Dhyan Chand deserved the Bharat Ratna honour "before anyone else", even as he proposed that cricket great Sachin Tendulkar be made sports minister of the country.

Our boys gave away the match to Koreans, says India coach Greg Clark

India on Tuesday crashed out of the Junior Men`s Hockey World Cup after being held to a 3-3 draw by Korea in their last pool match and a disappointed chief coach Greg Clark rued that his wards "gave away" the match.

Belgium, Germany enter quarterfinals of Hero Junior Hockey World Cup

Riding on Maxime Plennevaux`s double strike in the last 10 minutes of the match, Belgium posted a come-from-behind 2-2 draw against Pakistan to qualify for quarterfinals while Germany thrashed Egypt 6-0 to make the cut at the Hero Junior Men`s Hockey World Cup here on Tuesday.

Korea looking forward to game against India

Korea coach Kim Young Kyu today said that his team was looking forward to play against hosts India in their Pool C league match in the upcoming Hockey Junior World Cup starting here on Friday.

Dhyan Chand should have got Bharat Ratna first: Paswan

Former union minister and current Rajya Sabha MP Ram Vilas Paswan has stated that legendary hockey player Major Dhyan Chand should have got the prestigious Bharat Ratna award ahead of cricketer Sachin Tendulkar.

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports recommends Bharat Ratna for Major Dhyan Chand

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on Monday nominated hockey wizard Dhyan Chand for the Bharat Ratna, India`s highest civilian honour, for his outstanding achievements in the field of sports.

Railways in quarter-finals of 3rd Hockey India Women Nationals

Jasjeet Kaur struck five gaols as star-studded Railways mauled Tamil Nadu 16-0 to enter the quarterfinals of the 3rd Hockey India Senior Women National Championship at Major Dhyan Chand Stadium he on Sunday.