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Begumpur retains OTHL Delhi Cup

25/02/2013

Gifted boys of Begumpur school lifted again the One Thousand Hockey Legs Delhi Cup, sweating a lot in the process.

Their challenger Saket Hr. Sec. School did really put up a good show, even leading by a lone goal till half time.

Kishore Arya, lurking around the circle area gently tapped in a deligent push by Rohit Varan to cancel out the lead, and then Brigopal Patra, who otherwise was playing in the back as a defender, made many intelligent moves that helped Begump...

Nehru Society invites OTHL for Under-15 Cup

10/03/2012

Nehru Society invites OTHL for Under-15 Cup
There cannot be a sweeter and better news than this for those who work at grass root level -- and believe working at grassroot levels, say schools, is the only sureshot way of hockey's sustenance and success.

One Thousand hockey legs, an innovative and flagship program of Hockey Citizen Group, gets a boost of huge sort from one of the oldest hockey institutions in Asia.

Renowned Jawaharlal Nehru Hockey Tournament So...

Volunteers light up our Delhi Cup

21/12/2011

Hockey Citizen group, founded by K. Arumugam, is a volunteer based, vibrant, not-for-profit-organization. The very idea of working at grassroot level was founded on the spirit of volunteerism.

The concept is simple.

One need not devote whole life to promote hockey. Your life and hockey can easily go hand in hand.

You need not even be a hardened hockey fan; only requirement is just love the sport, and then when time permits come and join this Hockey...

Best Sixteen of Delhi OTHL Cup

21/12/2011

Group of coaches who have been training our Delhi boys, after watching the OTHL Delhi Cup 2011 for all three days, finalized a list of Best 18 players. It is given below

Brijesh Gopal (Govt. Boys Sr. Sec. School, Begumpur)
Bharat Lal (Govt. Boys Sr. Sec. School, Begumpur)
Sanu Kumar (Govt. Boys Sr. Sec. School, Begumpur)
Rohit Varan (Govt. Boys Sr. Sec. School, Begumpur)
Vikas Paswan (Govt. Boys Sr. Sec. School, Begumpur)
Abhisek Rana (Govt. B...

Rules and Regulations of Tournament

20/12/2011

1. The tournament will be played as per FIH rules unless specified otherwise.

2. Each team can have 11 or 9 players, match to be played in 2 or 3 spells with equal time and rest, with varying playtime, maximum of 50 min.

3. Only teams subscribed to One Thousand Hockey Legs of Hockey Citizen Group and players born on or after 12.12.1997 will participate.

4. Organizers can form & field teams out of OTHL school boys as per the need, to make up for...

World Cup Goldie HJS Chimni motivate Delhi kids during OTHL Delhi Cup

20/12/2011

It was a great occasion for everybody in the One Thousand Hockey Legs when Delhi Cup 2011 was held recently.

Its a great opportunity for the young boys to play on the same turf where in the last year two major international tournaments were held -- Commonwealth Games and Hero Honda World Cup.

Yes, the 3-day tournament was organized at the Major Dhyan Chand National stadium, located at the heart of Delhi.

The tournament was inaugurated by Brig. HJS...

A parent's observation on a OTHL day

15/09/2011

We, volunteers, were there in the Modern School campus recently, where one of the Delhi Education Zone's hockey competition was held. Our OTHL subscribing school, DTEA, won the event (Under-14) that day. We are happy to present below the observations made by Dr. Kartik Saxena, a parent who watched the match. He was there to pep up his alma mater's team in the match. He watched the entire match. His son was also a prominent playing member of the host team. Dr. Saxena is Head, Dept. of Surger...

August Cup in Puducherry, the season begins

06/09/2011

August 2011 was hectic in the down south. Puducherry, oldest OTHL Centre, was reverberating with activity. Eight of the ten schools listed to our program, were invited to participate in what we call the season opener, the August Cup. The ground was generously given by the authorities of Wiseman Hr. Sec. School, Velrampet. ...

Hockey takes off at Air Force Bal Bharati School

04/04/2011

In the 90s, Air Force Bal Bharati school, located in the heart of delhi, hardly a km from India gate, used to be the dominating school hockey team.

However, like many other schools in Delhi, this school also lost the hockey track somewhere

When Hockey Citizen Group approached School Principal Mr. Swaroop, he was happy to start hockey team all again. ...

Final day of OTHL Kolkata Festival

08/03/2011

The final day of the OTHL 2011 was played after a delay of a week. The earlier scheduled date of 13th February, 2011 had to be postponed due to a political rally. The matches on the 20th were also under a cloud because another rally had been called, this time by the opposition party. The program was further threatened due to a sudden and smart shower in the previous night. However, the overcast sky was a blessing in disguise as the day remained cool and the ground was just dry enough, the dust h...


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