The experimental Delhi OTHL Schools Hockey League has reached its business end. The semifinals were held last Tuesday after three months of non-stop Sunday matches. In the first semifinal Ashok Vihar overcame stiff resistance of new powerhouse Ghittorni to enter the final.
In the second semifinal, Janakpuri set aside the challenge of Mahrauli school. Earlier, Maharauli school also overcame Saket in the Play Off.
International Hockey Federation (FIH) has listed One Thousand Hockey Legs as one of the three Global Projects of Asia for the year 2016.
As part of our series looking at some of the standout Global hockey Projects from 2016, we look at some projects in Asia that have the potential to inspire others in 2017...
Project gathers pace in India
One Thousand Hockey Legs is a project based in India that introduces hockey to sch...
Introduction of Sunday League by One Thousand Hockey Legs in Delhi has sent positive signals with respect to bring back drop outs back to hockey fields.
OTHL has found that about 25% of students whom it introduced hockey, give up for variety of reasons such as academic load, inability to take physical load the game demands, casualness, failure to make it to School or combined team with resultant frustration etc. This is a big number, and need to be tackled in order to get maximum...
Our NGO Hockey Citizen Group that runs premier project, One Thousand Hockey Legs, decided to field two Club teams in the Delhi State Junior Championship held recently.
Delhi being the hub of One Thousand Hockey Legs' field activities and feat, it was in the fitness of things to field OTHL XI and Citizen XI teams with an eye on medal position.
Early this year, as a part of vertical growth of talent it identified, OTHL decided to groom around one hundred boys out of...
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.
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.