Hockey India confirms Dutchman Roelant Oltmans as new coach, replaces compatriot Paul van Ass
Hockey India confirms Dutchman Roelant Oltmans as new coach, replaces compatriot Paul van Ass

High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans was on Saturday appointed coach of the Indian hockey team, replacing Paul van Ass, who was unceremoniously sacked after a bitter spat with Hockey India President Narinder Batra.

Gurbaj Singh faces disciplinary action for misbehaviour
Gurbaj Singh faces disciplinary action for misbehaviour

Senior India player Gurbaj Singh is in serious trouble as the Special Committee of Hockey India (HI) has recommended disciplinary action against him for "misbehaviour and creating disharmony within the team".

Paul van Ass lashes out at 'autocratic' Narinder Batra for sacking him as coach
Paul van Ass lashes out at 'autocratic' Narinder Batra for sacking him as coach

The special committe's recomendation to remove him as India's hockey coach did not come as a surprise to Paul van Ass, who said an "autocratic" Hockey India president Narinder Batra was just finding ways to officially sack him after the onfield spat in Antwerp.

Paul van Ass set to be formally axed as India hockey coach
Paul van Ass set to be formally axed as India hockey coach

India's hockey coach Paul van Ass is all set to be formally sacked following his bitter public spat with Hockey Indian President Narinder Batra after a special committee today recommended his removal from the post.

Hockey India special committee recommends removal of coach Paul van Ass
Hockey India special committee recommends removal of coach Paul van Ass

The nine-member special committee of Hockey India (HI) that met today recommended the removal of Paul van Ass as chief coach of the national men's hockey team.

Hockey India to 'officially' fire Paul van Ass today?
Hockey India to 'officially' fire Paul van Ass today?

The turmoil in Indian hockey just does not seem to come to a halt.

For Hockey India and SAI, coaches are puppets: Jose Brasa
For Hockey India and SAI, coaches are puppets: Jose Brasa

Former national team coach, Jose Brasa has supported Paul van Ass and urged Indian authorities to bring back the Dutchman for the sake of hockey.

Paul Van Ass willing to return but doesn't want any interference in work
Paul Van Ass willing to return but doesn't want any interference in work

India's hockey chief coach Paul van Ass, who claims he has been fired from the job following an altercation with federation president Narinder Batra, on Wednesday said he is willing to resume his duties provided there is no "interefernce" in his work.

Changing coaches frequently not good for National team: Balbir Singh Sr
Changing coaches frequently not good for National team: Balbir Singh Sr

Legendary hockey Olympian Balbir Singh Sr is extremely disappointed in the manner Hockey India has handled the Paul Van Ass issue making it clear that this frequent hire and fire policy would affect national team's performance with only one year left for Rio Olympics.

With Paul van Ass’ return unlikely, Roelant Oltmans emerges as front-runner for Hockey India job
With Paul van Ass’ return unlikely, Roelant Oltmans emerges as front-runner for Hockey India job

With little more than a year to the start of 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics, Hockey India will have a new coach to help the men's team.

Paul van Ass not a good coach: Narinder Batra
Paul van Ass not a good coach: Narinder Batra

 A day after India's hockey coach Paul van Ass claimed that he has been fired from the job, Hockey India (HI) president Narinder Batra on Tuesday hit back at the Dutchman, saying that he was not a "good coach" and his fate would be decided by a special committee on Friday.

Paul Van Ass not sacked, final decision to be taken on July 24: Narinder Batra
Paul Van Ass not sacked, final decision to be taken on July 24: Narinder Batra

Clearing the air in the Paul Van Ass' saga, Hockey India (HI) President Narindra Batra on Tuesday said that the coach was yet not sacked and the decision regarding his fate would be taken in a meeting scheduled for July 24.

Narinder Batra wants absolute power, coaches irrelevant for him
Narinder Batra wants absolute power, coaches irrelevant for him

Indian hockey needs a coach like Imran Khan. The benevolent former cricket dictator of Pakistan would not allow any cricket administrator in his country to monkey around him or his players as long as he was captain.

No communication yet on Paul van Ass' sacking: Sports Ministry
No communication yet on Paul van Ass' sacking: Sports Ministry

 Sports Ministry officials on Monday clarified that they are yet to receive any form of communication on Indian men's hockey team coach Paul van Ass, who claims to have been sacked by Hockey India.

Hockey India president Narinder Batra refutes reports of Van Ass' sacking
Hockey India president Narinder Batra refutes reports of Van Ass' sacking

Hockey India president Narinder Batra on Monday refuted reports that hockey chief coach Paul Van Ass has been sacked from his position.

I have been fired, says Indian men's hockey coach Paul van Ass
I have been fired, says Indian men's hockey coach Paul van Ass

Chief coach of the Indian men's national hockey team, Paul van Ass, was on Monday sacked by Hockey India.

Paul van Ass saga leaves Olympians shocked
Paul van Ass saga leaves Olympians shocked

Barely five months into the job, uncertainty looms large over Paul van Ass' continuing as Indian men's hockey team's chief coach with current and former India players feeling that Dutchman's absence could prove to be detrimental to their preparation for the 2016 Olympics.

Hockey India to evaluate teams' performances
Hockey India to evaluate teams' performances

As part of its preparation for the 2016 Olympics, Hockey India (HI) will evaluate the performance of the national teams in the recently held Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Finals in Antwerp.

Paul van Ass skips hockey camp; not dependent on one person, says Narinder Batra
Paul van Ass skips hockey camp; not dependent on one person, says Narinder Batra

Indian hockey chief coach Paul van Ass won't be part of the national camp commencing on Sunday as he is yet to return from Netherlands.

Chief coach Paul van Ass had confrontation with Hockey India boss Narinder Batra: Report
Chief coach Paul van Ass had confrontation with Hockey India boss Narinder Batra: Report

After a disappointing World League semifinals outing, Hockey India is expected to scurry itself for cover after reports of a fight between chief coach Paul van Ass and federation president Narinder Batra hit headlines.