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Oltmans confirmed as Indian hockey chief coach

FOLLOWING THE UNCEREMONIOUS ouster of Dutchman Paul van Ass, his compatriot and Hockey India (HI) director high performance Roelant Oltmans was on Saturday confirmed as the chief coach of the Indian team.

July 25, 2015

India jumps to eighth spot in world hockey rankings

RIDING ON THEIR fourth-place finish in the Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-final, India leapfrogged South Korea to take the eighth spot in the latest International Hockey Federation (FIH) rankings released on Thursday.

July 24, 2015

Changing coaches frequently not good for Natl team: Balbir Sr

LEGENDARY HOCKEY OLYMPIAN Balbir Singh Sr is extremely disappointed in the manner Hockey India has handled the Paul Van Ass issue making it clear that this frequent hire and fire policy would affect national team's performance with only one year left for Rio Olympics. 

July 22, 2015

Paul is a good manager and a good motivator but not a good coach says Batra

A DAY AFTER India's hockey coach Paul van Ass claimed that he has been fired from the job, Hockey India (HI) president Narinder Batra today hit back at the Dutchman, saying that he was not a "good coach"

July 22, 2015

I am fired as Indian hockey coach, claims Van Ass

INDIAN MEN HOCKEY team chief coach Paul van Ass today claimed that he has been fired by Hockey India following his alleged public altercation with federation president Narinder Batra. 

July 20, 2015

Van Ass saga leaves current and former Olympians shocked

BARELY FIVE MONTHS into the job, uncertainty looms large over Paul van Ass' continuing as Indian men's hockey team's chief coach with current and former India players feeling that Dutchman's absence could prove to be detrimental to their preparation for the 2016 Olympics. 

July 20, 2015

Hockey India to evaluate team performance

AS PART OF ITS PREPARATION for the 2016 Olympics, Hockey India (HI) will evaluate the performance of the national teams in the recently held Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Finals in Antwerp.

July 19, 2015

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