14 Sep 2015
New Delhi: In its bid to keep the artistic flavour of the game intact, a field goal will be counted as two in the next year's Hockey India League (HIL) as new rules and regulations take effect in season 4.
15 Sep 2015
Karachi: Reacting strongly to Hockey India president Narinder Batra's demand for an unconditional apology from Pakistan players for their boorish behaviour during last year's Champions Trophy, former coach Shahnaz Sheikh termed it as an excuse to deny their players from playing in the HIL.
14 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Still awaiting an apology from Pakistan over its players' behaviour in last year's Champions League hockey tournament, Hockey India president Narendra Batra today said he would love to have players from the neighbouring country in the HIL but not with the kind of conduct they displayed.
11 Aug 2012
Stunned by the national team's humiliating bottom-place finish in the London Olympics, Hockey India secretary general Narender Batra, while taking full responsibility, has ordered an internal inquiry into the debacle.
24 Jul 2015
New Delhi: The special committe's recommendation to remove him as India's hockey coach did not come as a surprise to Paul van Ass, who said an "autocratic" Hockey India president Narinder Batra was just finding ways to officially sack him after the onfield spat in Antwerp.
09 Sep 2015
New Delhi: World renowned auctioneer Bob Hayton will once again conduct the Hockey India League auction 2015, slated to take place on September 17 in New Delhi.
21 Jun 2015
New Delhi: The infighting within the IOA took a sensational turn today with Narinder Batra alleging that N Ramachandran camp offered him a huge sum of money in return for his support during the elections last year, a claim strongly rebutted by the incumbent IOA President.
01 Apr 2015
New Delhi: BBC commissions 'The Lunchbox' director Ritesh Batra to helm a film based on Man Booker's Prize-winning novel 'The Sense of An Ending' written by Julian Barnes.
29 Apr 2015
Mumbai: 'Virasat' actress Pooja Batra, who has been away from Bollywood for almost a decade, is now making her foray into the Punjabi film industry.
24 Jul 2015
New Delhi: India's hockey coach Paul van Ass' brief tenure is all set to end following a bitter public spat with Hockey Indian President Narinder Batra after a special committee today recommended his removal from the position.