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Archives for August 2008
Why was Aslam Sher Khan Sacked? (8/1/2008)
-K. Aarumugam
Suresh Kalmadi, Chairman, Ad-hoc Committee, surprised today when he announced appooiontment of Ajit ...
Hockey’s enemies back in business -- with a bang (8/1/2008)
-s2h team
Some of them were hockey’s sworn enemies whom KPS Gill came to fight in the early 90s, before he him...
Dhyan Chand, the Wizard (8/2/2008)
-Pervez Qaiser
The history of Indian hockey will be rendered insignificant without due honour to the greatest exp...
Balbir Singh, the star Extraordinaire (8/2/2008)
-K.Arumugam
Hockey suffered the most after the Partition in 1947. Lahore region that gave 7 of 18 Berlin Oly...
Leslie Claudius, an Enduring Spirit (8/2/2008)
-K.Arumugam
Anglo-Indians, barely a million population in the colonial days, contributed immensely towards h...
Shankar Laxman, the incomparable goalkeeper (8/2/2008)
-K.Arumugam
The venue is Tokyo; the year 1964; the date 23rd October and the occasion, Olympic hockey final. F...
Charanjit Singh, Captain Courageous (8/2/2008)
-K.Arumugam
Charanjit Singh’s name was not in the Indian Hockey Federation’s probables list for the 1960 Ol...
Md Shahid, the stylist (8/2/2008)
-K. Arumugam
When India won the Series against Pakistan in 1986, Hassan Sardar, the Pakistani captain summed up, ...
Balkrishen Singh, Coach to the Core (8/2/2008)
-K.Arumugam
Balkrishan Singh differs from others hockey legends portrayed so far. Dhyan Chand to Md. Shahid all ...
Three Meetings on One Day (8/2/2008)
-s2h team
Three meetings and a press conference marked the last day of July at Olympic Bhawan in New Delhi fro...
Enthralling account of Indian Olympic Sports (8/2/2008)
-K.Arumugam
Olympics: The India Story by Boria Majumdar and Nalin Mehta (HarperCollins Publishers India; 505 ...
Book Review by K.Arumugam in HT Sunday (8/3/2008)
-K.Arumugam
Book of the week: Olympics: The India Story Boria Majumdar and Nalin Mehta HARPERCOLLINS RS 695 PP ...
MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup from Sept. 3 (8/4/2008)
-s2h team
Chennai: The MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup hockey tournament, which could not be conducted last year, is ...
Editor's Note: Some Corrections (8/4/2008)
-K.Arumugam
Corrections:

It has been brought to the notice that neither JB Roy, President of Bengla Hocke...

Charlesworth's Indian Experience (8/4/2008)
-Press Release
My role with Indian hockey right from the start in December 2007 – when my contract with SAI was dis...
Injustice to Ignace Tirkey (8/5/2008)
-K.. Arumugam
Tribal star Ignace Tirkey has again been ignored by the paper conscious, bureaucrats-driven Arjuna A...
Ric bares Sports Authority of India's bluff (8/5/2008)
-K.Arumugam
We have long been telling that it was the bureaucracy in the Sports Authority of India, that troubl...
AMARDEEP EKKA: Promising Midfielder (8/5/2008)
-Satish Sharma (Rourkela)
Amardeep Ekka, a promising midfielder, is another gem from Sundargarh. The young lad stuck limelight...
One to one with Charlesworth (8/6/2008)
-K.Arumugam(Kazan)
Read my resignation letter carefully, I resigned only from the Advisor post, not from working in Ind...
Indian Coaches at Beijing -- and When? (8/7/2008)
-K.Arumugam
Barry Dancer, Australian coach, spent an hour with MK Kaushik on the sidelines of Beijing Olympic h...
Chinese lesson for Indian hockey (8/9/2008)
-K.Arumugam
China sent a single person for the 1932 Olympics. At the same Los Angeles city India won its second ...
First Olympic Gold for India other than hockey (8/11/2008)
-K.Arumugam
India wins first gold at the Olympics in a discipline other than hockey, in its 80-year association ...
A stadium named after living legend- Dilip TIrkey (8/13/2008)
-Satish Sharma (Rourkela)
Dilip Tirkey has earned many laurels on the ground and equally many accolades outside the sporting f...
Olmpians discuss hokcey issues (8/13/2008)
-s2h
A festival hockey match between former Olympian / Internationals & M.P. Former Olympian & Internat...
Media Bluff (8/13/2008)
-s2h
Indian journalists, print and media, in general keep watching, writing and talking about cricket all...
India’s Independence Day and Hockey (8/15/2008)
-K.Arumugam
72 years ago Indian hockey obtained its third Olympic hockey gold at Berlin. The final between India...
Ajit Pal and Zafar to visit Beijing (8/15/2008)
-K.Arumugam
S2h finds out that two of the five Olympians in the Selection Committee will be making a jolly ride ...
Olympic sports on a song: What hockey should learn (8/17/2008)
-K.Arumugam
In a make believe Indian media world -- where no sports exist other then cricket -- Olympics spo...
Sahara tycoon in the IHF race (8/19/2008)
-K.. Arumugam
The stakes are high. But the stage was empty. There was none to throw the hat into the ring. We are ...
Ric's Predictions almost come true (8/21/2008)
-s2h
Predictions of Richard Charlesworth on the outcome of the Olympic hockey prospects come almost true....
World Cup 2010: MOU between IOA and FIH signed (8/22/2008)
-s2h
It was a great day for Indian hockey. The Indian Olympic Association president, Suresh Kalmadi, and ...
Sub-Jr. Girls Nationals Starts tomorrow at Rourkel (8/23/2008)
-Satish Sharma
ROURKELA: The 21st Sub Junior Girls National Hockey Championship will begin here from tomorrow, the ...
Editor's Note: A Mail From an Australian Fan (8/23/2008)
-s2h
We at s2h recently received a mail on the Indian hockey. The writer is from Australia, and we don't ...
PESTA HOCEKY: Is India Ready? (8/23/2008)
-s2h
Mr. Ramanathan, Co-ordinator /Liaison Officer of 35th PESTA HOKI USM PENANG INTERNATIONAL tournam...
1 gold, 2 bronze, a few reasons to stop whining (8/24/2008)
-S. Mageshwaran
Sunday, August 24, 2008: Beyond the Beijing tally: Indian sport has begun to climb out of the barrel...
Sub Jr.Girls Nationals Inaugurated (8/25/2008)
-Satish Sharma (Rourkela)
ROURKELA: The 21st Sub junior Girls National Hockey Championship began here on Sunday (24th August...
Sub Jr.Nationals Second Day Results (8/26/2008)
-Satish Sharma
On the second day ( 25th August) of the 21st Sub junior Girls National Hockey championship being pla...
SubJr.Nationals: Quarterfinals Line Up drawn (8/27/2008)
-Satish Sharma
Quarterfinal line up has been drawn at the Sub Junior Nationals going on at Rourkela.

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Why is Gill fond of democratic procedures now? (8/28/2008)
-K.Arumugam
The ghost of KPS Gill comes to taunt Indian hockey again. He has called for an Annual General Meeti...
Gill convenes AGM of defunct IHF (8/28/2008)
-s2h roving
As images of German hockey players cheering in unison, after winning gold, flashed in front of our t...
Hockey Lovers Should Take an Oath Today (8/29/2008)
-K.Arumugam
103 years ago, the genius Dhyan Chand was born. The simple soldier transformed Indian psyche with hi...
SubJr.Nationals: Semifinalists Spotted (8/29/2008)
-Satish Sharma (Rourkela)
ROURKELA: Last edition fianlists both Harayana and Jharkhand joined the host Orissa and Uttar Prades...
School Hockey: DPS Amritsar forms hockey team (8/29/2008)
-s2h
Sports can rightly be called the building blocks for a well built, fit and healthy physique. It is w...
Kalmadi to meet state hockey associations (8/30/2008)
-s2h
New Delhi, Aug 30 (PTI) Suresh Kalmadi, IOA President and Chairman of the ad-hoc committee to run ho...
Chennai: Murugappa Cup back with a bang (8/31/2008)
-K.Arumugam(Kazan)
Chennai: The 84th edition of the All-India MCC-Murugappa hockey tournament will be held at the Mayo...