NEW DELHI: Former Hockey India president Mohd. Mushtaq Ahmad, who resigned after his election was declared violative of the National Sports Code by the Union Sports Ministry, on Tuesday said the "belated decision smells (of) bad intention" as other violators have not been penalised.

He also expressed suspicion that the action against him was influenced by him "being from minority community". All these charges were made in a widely-circulated letter to Sports Secretary Ravi Mittal, which was also accessed by PTI.

Jul 10, 2020 20:07
NEW DELHI: The Hockey India executive board held an emergent executive board meeting Friday naming Manipur's Gyanendro Ningombam as HI's officiating president.  This follows the resignation of Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad from the position received by Hockey India on 7 July "due to his personal and family commitments", HI declared.
Jul 09, 2020 18:07
LAUSANNE: The FIH Hockey Pro League - the annual global home and away league involving the world’s best international teams, both Men and Women - will resume on 22 September with the national teams of Germany hosting their Belgian counterparts in a clash between two European powerhouses!
Jul 09, 2020 16:07
NEW DELHI: The Union Sports Ministry has sought the resignation of Hockey India president Mushtaque Ahmed on the grounds that his election in 2018 violated the 2011 National Sports Development Code.
Jul 01, 2020 18:07
NEW DELHI: Hockey India on Wednesday launched an open application submission system for registration of Coaches and Technical Officials. Any candidate can submit their application for further approval of Hockey India Registered Member Unit to register as a Coach or Technical Official through the open link that is being circulated via the media and social media.
Jun 26, 2020 21:06
LAUSANNE, Switzerland: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has signed a four-year partnership (April 2020 – December 2023) with official licensed products leader Kayford Branding. Kayford Branding come with great experience building up the licensing business for some of the biggest brands in football, rugby, basketball, tennis and the world of entertainment, to name a few.
Jun 25, 2020 20:06
NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday stayed the decision of the Union Sports Ministry to provisionally renew the annual recognition of 54 National Sports Federations (NSF) and directed it to "maintain status quo ante".
Jun 19, 2020 18:06
LAUSANNE: Olympic Day 2020 will see Olympians, athletes and fans all over the globe get active in the world's largest 24-hour digital Olympic workout. Twenty-three Olympic athletes have already joined the recording of an official Olympic Day workout video, and on Olympic Day, athletes from around the world will lead live workouts at 11 a.m. local time across 20 time zones on @olympics Instagram live.
Jun 12, 2020 18:06
NEW DELHI: The International Hockey Federation on Friday ruled that the complaint of irregularity filed by IOA vice-president Sudhanshu Mittal against FIH president Narinder Batra "is not sustained". In his complaint, Mittal had accused Batra of violating the FIH's statues by holding the post of Hockey India (HI) president when he was elected FIH head in November 2016.
Jun 03, 2020 19:06
NEW DELHI: Hockey India has issued the following statement on the resumption of sports activities:  "Sport activities on the field of play for both Senior Men and Senior Women's Core Probables Group began in Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru Campus on Monday, 1 June in a systematic and phased manner with all norms under the SOP being followed by both teams.
Jun 03, 2020 18:06
LAUSANNE, Switzerland: Following the postponement of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 to next year, and therefore hockey Continental Championships having to be rescheduled, the FIH Executive Board, after consultation with the Continental Federations and the FIH Athletes Committee, has reviewed the qualification process for the 2022/23 FIH Hockey World Cups.