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.
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.
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.Â
A DAY AFTERÂ 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"
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.Â
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.Â
AS PART OF ITS PREPARATIONÂ 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.
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