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Archives for May 2008
Carvalho's Last Loot (5/1/2008)

Amit Kumar. Have you heard of him? Probably no. But he is latest obscure player to get Indian col...

Stop This Nonsense Immediately (5/1/2008)
None of the people in charge of Chile campaign could go to Kuala Lumpur and watch the Champions Trop...
Short-lived Honeymoon (5/1/2008)
Sometime some former Olympians think too much and wish to take long term measure, but unfortunately ...
Remove Gill as HP Hockey chief also: Charanjeet (5/2/2008)
-s2h team
Former Olympian Charanjeet Singh on Friday demanded resignation of KPS Gill from the post of the pre...
Billie Award for Chak De! India (5/3/2008)
-s2h team
Yash Raj Films' hit Chak De! India, a gritty tale about an Indian women's hockey team, has bagged th...
SAS 2008: Indian Team for the 17th Azlan Shah (5/5/2008)
-s2h team
So, it is another edition of Azlan Shah. There was lot of talk last year that the 17th editons will ...
Editor's Note (5/5/2008)
Dear s2h visitors

For long, we have been forced to focus more on politics and personalities wh...

Media, Muster Up!!! (5/5/2008)
There is an apocryphal anecdote that sums up the sensationalism that present day media indulges in: ...
Pools (Women) Olympics (5/6/2008)
-FIH Press Release
After the women’s hockey team of Korea grabbed the last ticket for the Beijing Olympic Games, the In...
Terry Walsh: "Cultural barriers in India" (5/6/2008)
Terry Walsh, the fearsome striker of Australian hockey in the 70s, discusses various aspects o...
SAS 2008: Statistical Highlight of India at Azlan (5/6/2008)
-K. Arumugam
India first participated in the Azlan Shah in inagural year 1983 and won the bronze

Of the 16 ti...

KPS Gill and Shekhar Gupta in a TV Chat (5/7/2008)
-s2h team
April 28, 2008: The Indian Hockey Federation’s image has nosedived since the Indian team’s failure i...
SAS 2008: India is unimpressive (5/9/2008)
-K. Arumugam
On the day of the Azlan Shah hockey tournament after India lost the second match, this incident occ...
SAS 2008: A sportsman's office experience (5/11/2008)
-K. Arumugam
Former India captain Pargat Singh is good at conversation. He is here in Ipoh as manager of the Indi...
SAS 2008: Defeating Canada India comes alive in Ip (5/11/2008)
-K. Arumugam
Sometimes come what may certain records refuse to fade. It so happened today at Ipoh in the 12th Sul...
Sandeep Singh ready to change (5/11/2008)
India's penalty corner expert Sandeep Singh says he is ready to change his tacticks in the coming da...
SAS 2008: Heart warming performance but... (5/12/2008)
-K. Arumugam
Day Four in Ipoh marked high scoring matches. The tune of which was set by India. In a heart-warming...
SAS 2008: Alam: "India cannot score thro' PCS" (5/15/2008)
-K. Arumugam
War of Words marks in the run up to the India Pakistan Clash

“We have studied him minutely, ...

SAS 2008: Will India erase the blemish? (5/15/2008)
-K. Arumugam
A blemish record of sorts persists for India in the Azlan Shah hockey.

India has not defeated...

SAS 2008: Can India reach the final (5/16/2008)
-K. Arumugam
Having come thus far, that too when expectations were very low, can India reach the final?


SAS 2008: A Crucial Match on Saturday (5/16/2008)
-K. Arumugam
Saturday, the 17th May, is the penultimate day for the 17th Azlan Shah tournament. One match here wi...
SAS 2008: Can India lift the Cup? (5/17/2008)
-K. Arumugam
This young Indian team has done it. From the momement the ball was set in motion here on the penulti...
Scorers' List of 17th Azlan Shah Cup (5/18/2008)
-K. Arumugam
Entire team labours for one objective - to win a match. A win is possible only when its strikers - f...
SAS 2008: Who will score the one Hundredth Goal? (5/18/2008)
-K. Arumugam
On the eve of the final day of the Ipoh Azlan Shah Cup, one interesting question emerges. Who will s...
SAS 2008: Jalandhar Fans land up in Ipoh (5/18/2008)
Inspired by India's win over Pakistan, two hockey fans, also players, land up in Ipoh to cheer the t...
SAS 2008: Brave India goes down to Argentina (5/18/2008)
-K. Arumugam
India matched Argentina in every departmetnt, yet a wily forward in Mario Almda did India in.


SAS 2008: 'BEST' of the Azlan 2008 (5/18/2008)
-K. Arumugam



Bansal: I am Proud of My Boys (5/21/2008)
Delhi-based Ajay Kumar Bansal is a grassroot coach. He found Dilip Tirkey at the Bhawani Shankar ...
Sardar Singh's Superb Achievement (5/25/2008)
Many claim, erroneously of course, hockey is a not a statistical oriented sports. But, it has lot to...
Ignace Makes a Milestone, but Silently (5/25/2008)
One of Sundargarh's superb sons Ignace Tirkey makes a personal milestone, which needs wide celebrati...
Appoint Pros, not former Olympians (5/25/2008)
So KPS Gill is now history. We can rejoice and relax but momentarily only. Does that then mean every...
Cost of Amit playing for 5 minutes (5/25/2008)
After India finished fourth and last at the recent 4-Nation at Perth, Australia, then coach Joaquim ...
Sandeep Singh: "Why was I ignored?" (5/26/2008)
Last one year Sandeep Singh has been in the news for all wrong reasons. His exclusion in the nati...
Two Sundargarh Boys in U-21 Camp (5/27/2008)
-Satish Sharma (Rourkela)
ROURKELA: Two players of SAIL Hockey Academy (Rourkela-Orissa) have been chosen for the national U-2...
Sundargarh’s third turf by June End (5/27/2008)
-Satish Sharma (Rourkela)
Rourkela: Sundargarh district of Orissa, considered 'Goldmine’ of hockey players, will have the rare...
Editor Meets Sports Minister (5/28/2008)
-s2h Team editor K. Arumugam met the Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, Shir MS Gil...
Belated Diary I: Teething problems (5/30/2008)
After a month of hectic hockey journalism, I sit in peace this week. What a month I had recently –...
Charlesworth: A huge task (5/30/2008)

With things beginning to change, Indian hockey’s technical advisor and Australian legend Ric C...

Cute thing in a small package (5/30/2008)
Srabanti Chakrabarti in conversation with Chitrashi Rawat better known as Komal Chautala of Chak ...
Time to put the dark age behind (5/30/2008)
Whether Jothikumaran, who resigned subsequently, is innocent or guilty is another question....
Why is India's Poland Tour off? (5/31/2008)
Sacked Gill still plays, gets Under-21 hockey team out of Poland tour

By Milind Ghatwai