The discerning reckon the hockey team to the 1956 Melbourne Olympics, led by centre-forward Balbir Singh, was one of the best ever to leave Indian shores. The squad was brimming with experience and youth besides tremendous firepower. It was hardly a ... The Hindu, 1 day ago
High school Wiesbaden 2, SHAPE 1 Friday at Wiesbaden Halftime -- SHAPE 1-0, Wiesbaden 0. Goals -- SHAPE: Enrique Diaz; Wiesbaden: Brent Bluemmert, Jarred Edwards. Assist -- Wiesbaden: Eric Arnold. Saves -- Wiesbaden: Matias Chavez 9. Alconbury ...Stars and Stripes, 1 day ago
Touch and artistry perfected by the Asians have given way to aggression and athleticism in modern hockey. TOPICS If the image is in a shambles today, the villains are the administrators Eventful in the full meaning of the term, India's hockey ...The Hindu, 5 days ago
Editor's pick: Genetic legacies of rank and file From John Orchard How can anyone know that the "Roman invasion left no genetic legacy" ? Many of the prominent invasions of the UK featured an elite warrior class from a particular place taking ...New Scientist, 1 week ago
The team selection ahead of the 1952 Games was marred by such controversy that India looked destined to return home from Finland empty handed. There was a near-riotous situation concerning the inclusion and omission of players to an extent that the ...The Hindu, 2 months ago
Comment (1) · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS It turned out to be a landmark competition for Indian hockey as the country's dominance at the World level, and specifically the Olympics, ended with the loss to Pakistan in the final. Though ...The Hindu, 2 months ago
"He was suffering from age related illness for more than a month and was looked after by his niece at his Bradford Lane residence near Park Street," a BHA official said. His last rites would be performed on Thursday. Paying glowing tributes to Jaswant Singh ...Jagran Post, 2 months ago
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