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Hockey India’s High Performance Director David John resigns

NEW DELHI: Hockey India’s (HI) High Performance Director, David John, has resigned from his post, sources told Timesofindia.com. While the Australian has cited personal reasons behind his decision, sources say that the coach was “feeling left out” in the set-up despite the Sports Authority of India (SAI) renewing his contract until September 2021. According to…

Indian hockey player Mandeep Singh tests positive for Covid-19

Mandeep Singh. (Photo by Soccrates/Getty Images)NEW DELHI: Indian hockey team forward Mandeep Singh has tested positive for Covid-19, becoming the sixth national player to contract the dreaded infection, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) said on Monday. The 25-year-old from Jalandhar is asymptomatic and is being treated along with the other five players by doctors…

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr dies at the age of 95

When Balbir Singh gave independent India its first Olympic gold medalOn August 12, 1948, India thrashed Great Britain 4-0 to win their first Olympic gold as an independent country. In this photo Balbir Singh Sr can be seen receiving congratulatory messages from VK Krishna Menon, High Commissioner for India.Twin strike to help India win its…

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr suffers two more cardiac arrests, remains critical

TOI TimesPointsHOW TO EARNMY ACTIVITYFAQsDAILY CHECK-INS: 0/5 completedLifetime0Expired0Redeemed0* TimesPoints expire in 1 year from the day of creditBalbir Singh Sr . (Getty Images)CHANDIGARH: Hockey legend Balbir Singh Senior has suffered two more cardiac arrests and he continues to be critical, his maternal grandson Kabir said, giving an update on his health condition on Thursday. The…

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