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Buchanan arrives in Kolkata with IPL assignment
Kolkata, March 10 (IANS) Former Australian coach John Buchanan arrived in Kolkata Monday as part of his fact-finding mission for the Indian Premier League (IPL).

Monday, March 10, 2008 5:21:26 PM

Indian hockey left to lament on the sidelines (Commentary)
When Joaquim Carvalho took over as national coach from V. Baskaran after the 2006 Doha Asian Games, where the Indian hockey team suffered for the first time the ignominy of failing to win any medal and losing to China of all teams, he had declared that Indian hockey was not dead.

Monday, March 10, 2008 4:28:32 PM

India's hockey record in Olympics
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Following is the Indian hockey team's performance in the Olympics since 1928:

Monday, March 10, 2008 3:48:02 PM

Dempo, Al Ansar may play safe
Margao (Goa), March 10 (IANS) They both claim they will play to win, but neither Dempo Sports Club nor Al Ansar of Lebanon will kick themselves if they grab only a point in the AFC Cup Group A opener at Goa's Nehru Stadium Tuesday.

Monday, March 10, 2008 2:57:46 PM

Saddest day for Indian hockey (Commentary)
It must surely rank as the saddest day in Indian hockey, maybe even for Indian sport. For years we have clung to the hope that hockey will one day bring us the Olympic gold as it once did for decades at a stretch. Reaching a situation where we needed to qualify to play in the Olympics was painful enough; now we have a situation where we will not even be playing at the Beijing Olympics. That was really unthinkable. Now it is true.

Monday, March 10, 2008 2:41:38 PM

Ex-players blast IHF, coach for India's Olympic disaster (LEAD)
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Former Indian hockey Olympians dubbed Monday the saddest day after the country failed to make it to the Olympics for the first time in 80 years and sought a thorough overhaul of the way the game is run.

Monday, March 10, 2008 2:25:19 PM

Low-key ICL start, organisers slapped with notice
Panchkula (Haryana), March 10 (IANS) With just over 200 spectators and about the same number of officials, media and policemen, the second edition of the Indian Cricket League's (ICL) 'Edelweiss 20s challenge' started on a rather sedate note, that locals described as a 'flop show' on Sunday evening.

Monday, March 10, 2008 1:45:43 PM

IHF vice president quits after hockey debacle
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) vice president Narendra Batra quit Monday after the country's shocking failure to make it to the Olympics and begged the government to take over IHF to save the game.

Monday, March 10, 2008 12:29:50 PM

Hockey federation chief keeps mum on debacle
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Indian Hockey Federation Chief K.P.S. Gill Monday declined to comment on the team's shocking loss to Great Britain in the qualifiers that kept it out of the Olympics for the first time in 80 years.

Monday, March 10, 2008 12:08:54 PM

Saddest day for Indian hockey: Gurbux Singh
Kolkata, March 10 (IANS) Former Olympian Gurbux Singh dubbed Monday as the 'saddest day for Indian hockey' after the defeat of the national team Sunday night at the hands of Great Britain that shut the Beijing Olympics door for India.

Monday, March 10, 2008 11:35:12 AM

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