Midfielder Kishore Arya, 16, makes history of sort by becoming India's first ever NGO hockey player to make it to any Indian team. The 16-year old from Delhi has been included in the India's Sub-Junior Asia Cup team, which starts this Sunday in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Kishore Arya is a product of Delhi based NGO One Thousand Hockey Legs which seeks to introduce the sport of hockey to at least 500 school kids each year.
Presently an incumbent of recently commenced Nationa...
Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Honourable president of India, presented the Not-for-profit organization with Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2016 on National Sports Day
One Thousand Hockey Legs project, which has been in search of breaking new grounds after completing eight successful years of service to Indian hockey, got a shot in the arm recently when Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Hon'ble president of India, chose to present the Not-for-profit organization with Annual Sports Promotion Award...
As a tribute to the rising status of the Delhi based Non Governmental Organization (NGO) One Thousand Hockey Legs, four of its young talents made it to the home State team for the forthcoming Junior National Championship.
Delhi Hockey, which governs the sport in Delhi region, announced the team the other day. Defender Pawan, midfielder Sushil Chauhan, left-half Kishore Arya and all rounder Kanaiya Kumar found their names in the State list.
The team has left for Raip...
One Thousand Hockey Legs (Delhi Chapter) has completed five years of its operation in Delhi last December. To mark the occasion, OTHL has brought out a 40-page colourful information brochure.
Dr. Narender Dhruv Batra, President, Hockey India, which governs the sport in India, released the Brochure at his chamber yesterday, the 16th March 2016.
OTHL players 14-year old Ajay Singh, his team mate Gautam, goalkeeper Rahul Jha and his class-mate cum forward Tejinder Sing...
Hockey Citizen Group which runs its flagship project One Thousand Hockey Legs invites interested coaches to apply for training and managing Sub-Junior boys’ team for the forthcoming Hockey India Men’s Sub-Junior National Championship to be held in Imphal, Manipur in the first week of May 2016.
This NGO is affiliated with Hockey India, by virtue of it we are given direct entry for the Hockey India National Championship.
The 6th Hockey India Sub-Junior Men’s Nat...
Nippy forward Manoni Paria (pic), student of Duria Niharkanta Madhyamik Sikshakendra, struck the only goal of the match.
The match was the event opener played in the wee hours of today (the 5th Jan.)
In order to encourage schools hockey, Hockey India has so far given affiliation to two school based teams, Delhi based NGO Hockey Citizen Group's (this NGO runs widely acclaimed One Thousand Hockey Legs Project) and century old Mumbai Schools Sports Association.
Delhi Chapter of OTHL: Fifth Anniversary celebrations and highlights.
Delhi chapter of One Thousand Hockey Legs was commenced two years after the innovative project was put in operation in other four centres in India: Kolkata, Chennai, Puducherry & Kanpur.
Delhi, however, showed tremendous interest and the concept of introducing and running hockey teams in schools -- where hockey was not played before -- spread like a wildfire and established itself as the most dyna...
OTHL team for Nagaon National Championship announced
Defender Juma Shree will lead an 18-member Citizen Hockey XI team for the 6th Hockey India Sub-Junior Women’s National championship to be held at Nagaon, a town about 120 km from Guwahati, in Assam from 5th Jan.
The team has been selected after most girls from the One Thousand Hockey Legs subscribed schools in Kolkata and sparingly from other parts took part in a two-phase selection trails held last month.
As one speeds on the national highway from Gurgaon, just crossed the Haryana border on Delhi direction, the school stands out.
Government Boys Senior Secondary School borders the busy highway, lies a bit head of series of shops that dot the roadline.
One Thousand Hockey Legs started hockey here two seasons ago. As usual there was enough enthusiasm with the school principal YS Negi, taking special interest to improve things overall.
The boys have done ...
- Adherence to relevant policy guideline, rules and regulations of Hockey India in this respect.
- Being a volunteer feeder agency, encouraging moving of talents to other units and institutions for career advancement, but once they cross the age of 16 on the date of application or January of each year as cut off.
- NOC or transfer is players’ right once they cross the age of 16, as at present the NGO works at Sub-Junior level.
- Requests for transfer or No Objection Ce...
Developing sustained passion for Hockey by introduction of Hockey to pre and early teenaged children and simultaneously promoting playing sport as a culture and tradition, thereby contributing to develop a sports loving society.