NEW DELHI: Former India captain Dilip Tirkey, one of the most-capped India internationals, on Sunday filed his nomination for the post of Hockey India (HI) president.

Sunday was the last date for filing nomination papers.

The 44-year-old player-turned-politician and administrator is reportedly the frontrunner in the race to head the national hockey governing body. 

The HI elections are scheduled to be held on October 1 and former electoral officer in the Bihar government, Ajay Nayak, had been appointed as the returning officer for the polls.

Sep 08, 2022 21:09
BHUBANESWAR: Host India have been placed in Pool D along with old nemesis England and Spain for the FIH Senior Men's Hockey World Cup to be held in Odisha in January 2023. The FIH Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup will be in Bhubaneswar and Rourkela from January 13-29, 2023. Wales is the fourth team in Pool D.
Aug 30, 2022 19:08
LAUSANNE, Switzerland: The International Hockey Federation has confirmed the nominations received for the following positions to be elected at the 48th FIH Congress on 5 November:
Aug 24, 2022 15:08
LAUSANNE, Switzerland: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) and the FIH Hockey Pro League participating nations Tuesday confirmed the venues that will be used for the fourth season of FIH’s global league for national teams - ‘Hockey at its Best’ – which will run from 28 October 2022 to 5 July 2023.
Aug 22, 2022 18:08
NEW DELHI: The Committee of Administrators currently running Hockey India has appointed the returning officer and assistant returning officer for the conduct of the upcoming elections. Ajay Nayak, former Chief Electoral Officer, Government of Bihar, will be assuming the position of returning officer. Additionally, AK Majumdar has been appointed as the assistant returning officer.
Aug 18, 2022 16:08
LAUSANNE, Switzerland: A joint meeting was held Wednesday between the International Hockey Federation (FIH) and the Committee of Administrators (CoA), Hockey India. 
Aug 12, 2022 08:08
NEW DELHI: Following the success of the Khelo India Women’s Hockey League (U-21) held over three phases in New Delhi and Lucknow earlier this year, a similar league for U-16 girls is scheduled to start on August 16 at the Major Dhyanchand Stadium in the national capital.
Aug 09, 2022 17:08
Unprecedented success in track and field events that delivered eight medals, the highest for India in a Commonwealth Games edition overseas, is arguably the biggest positive to come out of the just-concluded Birmingham 2022.
Aug 04, 2022 19:08
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday, while decliningd to interfere with a Delhi High Court order, which placed Hockey India under a three-member Committee of Administrators, asked the CoA to take steps in connection with modifying the constitution, so that executive body elections could be expedited.
Jul 28, 2022 14:07
NEW DELHI: Double Olympic medallist badminton ace PV Sindhu and Indian men's hockey team captain Manpreet Singh were on Wednesday named the country's flagbearer for the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games to be held Thursday in Birmingham.
Jul 27, 2022 07:07
NEW DELHI: Twenty weeks? Seriously? The International Hockey Federation (not surprisingly) stated on Tuesday that it is not satisfied with the reply of the Committee of Administrators governing Hockey India, to their previous letter and "cannot accept the turnaround time of 20 weeks" for adopting a new Constitution and put in place a duly recognised and democratically-elected board.