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Terry Walsh writes to Sports Minister, willing to return immediately as hockey coach
Terry Walsh writes to Sports Minister, willing to return immediately as hockey coach

Terry Walsh has written a letter addressed to sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal citing his willingness to return as head coach of Indian men's hockey team.

Ready to re-appoint Terry Walsh as coach if HI agrees: SAI
Ready to re-appoint Terry Walsh as coach if HI agrees: SAI

Sports Authority of India (SAI) Director General Jiji Thomson Monday said that the authority is ready to re-appoint chief coach Terry Walsh but only after receiving the consent of approval from Hockey India (HI).

2004 Tsunami survivor wins gold medal in Track Asia Cycling Cup
2004 Tsunami survivor wins gold medal in Track Asia Cycling Cup

No point arguing which sports need prime time coverage. But individuals or teams, that happen to play or practice lesser known sports, fighting off odds to earn some pride for the country, they out to be appreciated, give that few little space to announce their existence too.

Sourav Ganguly to pitch for hockey, inaugurate Beighton Cup on Nov 24
Sourav Ganguly to pitch for hockey, inaugurate Beighton Cup on Nov 24

 After football, former India captain Sourav Ganguly would be seen promoting hockey when he will inaugurate the main round of the 119th All India Beighton Cup Hockey Tournament on November 24.

The ball is now in Terry Walsh's court, says SAI
The ball is now in Terry Walsh's court, says SAI

With Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal agreeing in principle to Terry Walsh's demands, the ball is now in the Australian's court to take a call on whether to continue as India's chief hockey coach and the SAI expects him to make up his mind in the next 4-5 days.

SAI committee meets Sports Minister regarding Terry Walsh's proposal, resignation
SAI committee meets Sports Minister regarding Terry Walsh's proposal, resignation

The six-member committee, constituted by Sports Authority of India (SAI) to study the proposals of Indian hockey coach Terry Walsh, met the Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday.

Panel on Terry Walsh issue to meet again on Nov 17
Panel on Terry Walsh issue to meet again on Nov 17

 The three-member panel formed to look into the demands of Terry Walsh to stay on as the chief coach of the national hockey team could not arrive at a decision on the issue on Friday and fixed another meeting on Monday.

Pregnancy test on boxers was unjustified, says Chandran

Sacked he might have been by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) but Dr P S M Chandran still maintains that the pregnancy test conducted on the World Championships-bound boxers was "unjustified".

SAI sacks Chandran after pregnancy test controversy

SAI on Saturday terminated the services of Dr P M S Chandran as its medical consultant with immediate effect "for gross indiscipline and spreading disinformation" following the controversy surrounding the pregnancy tests conducted on World Championships-bound women boxers.

SAI dismisses reports of pregnancy tests on minors as baseless

The Sports Authority of India (SAI) Friday dismissed reports of minor boxers being subjected to pregnancy tests as baseless saying the World Women Boxing championship squad does not have a single boxer under the age of 18.

Pregnancy tests on unmarried boxers: Was it necessary?

Eight women boxers, including unmarried and juniors, who are set to compete at the World Championships in Korea next week, were subjected to pregnancy tests by Sports Authority of India under the new requirements of world body AIBA though the move was criticised by experts.

Pregnancy tests on unmarried boxers: Was it necessary?- Part II

Eight women boxers, including unmarried and juniors, who are set to compete at the World Championships in Korea next week, were subjected to pregnancy tests by Sports Authority of India under the new requirements of world body AIBA though the move was criticised by experts.

SAI criticized after forcing pregnancy tests on eight women boxers
SAI criticized after forcing pregnancy tests on eight women boxers

 Eight women boxers, including unmarried and juniors, who are set to compete at the World Championships in Korea next week, were subjected to pregnancy tests by Sports Authority of India under the new requirements of world body AIBA though the move was criticised by experts here.

Boxing India conducts pregnancy tests even on unmarried boxers

 Eight women boxers, including unmarried and juniors, who are set to compete at the World Championships in Korea next week, have been subjected to pregnancy tests by Boxing India (BI), according to SAI consultant Dr. PSM Chandran.

Olympic sports can learn a lot from cricket: Rahul Dravid
Olympic sports can learn a lot from cricket: Rahul Dravid

Batting on a different wicket as member of the Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOP) initiated by the Ministry of Sports to increase India's medal tally, former captain Rahul Dravid said that Olympic sports can learn a lot from cricket and vice versa.

Indian men's hockey coach Terry Walsh withdraws resignation
Indian men's hockey coach Terry Walsh withdraws resignation

India men's hockey team's chief coach Terry Walsh, who resigned on Tuesday, has withdrawn his resignation after meeting with Sports Authority of India (SAI). This in turn comes as a big relief to the Indian hockey board.

SAI keen to resolve Terry Walsh matter, want him to stay
SAI keen to resolve Terry Walsh matter, want him to stay

After a high-drama exit of Indian men's hockey team chief coach Terry Walsh, who resigned following a "pay dispute" with the Sports Authority of India, the SAI DG Jiji Thomson has assured that the matter will be "resolved" as they want the veteran Australian to continue.

Terry Walsh matter will be resolved, we want him to continue: Jiji Thomson
Terry Walsh matter will be resolved, we want him to continue: Jiji Thomson

 Under pressure from all quarters after Indian men's hockey team chief coach Terry Walsh's sudden resignation because of a "pay dispute", the Sports Authority of India on Tuesday sprang into action with its DG Jiji Thomson assuring that the matter will "resolved" between the aggreived parties.

Terry Walsh resigns as chief hockey coach, triggers a blame game
Terry Walsh resigns as chief hockey coach, triggers a blame game

 In a sudden jolt to Indian hockey, chief coach Terry Walsh on Tuesday resigned from his post because of a "pay dispute" with the Sports Authority of India, barely three weeks after guiding the team to a historic gold medal in the Asian Games in Incheon.

Terry Walsh ready to stay, but wants new contract
Terry Walsh ready to stay, but wants new contract

 Australian Terry Walsh, who resigned as Indian men's hockey team chief coach on Tuesday because of a "pay dispute", hinted that he was ready to reconsider his decision if he was given a new contract on his terms and conditions by the Sports Authority of India.