Hockey was seriously felt in Kanpur on February 1 and 2, when about 150 children and 50 others celebrated ‘Feel Hockey On Babu’s Day’.
The novel way of imparting children a sense of history – gathering for hockey on a legends’ birth anniversary – was staged at the Greenpark Stadium.
On both days, two full grounds, made match ready by the stadium authorities, were bubbling with the enthusiasm of boys and girls of 8 leading schools of the city.
The following fun filled activities were held on Feb 1 and 2 at Greenpark Stadium, Kanpur, on the occasion of Feel hockey on Babu's Day
* Hockey tips sessions (Clinic)
* Photo Exhibition
* Hockey Books Exhibition
* Six-a-side matches
* 11-a-side matches
* Matches between the same school teams
* Brief lectures on hockey stars and the game ...
On the occasion of former Hockey player Late K D Singh 'Babu' 's birth anniversary, 02nd Feb, One Thousand Hockey Legs is organizing a festival for 2 days, 1st and 2nd Feb '10: FEEL HOCKEY on BABU's Day.
K D Singh Babu hailed from Barabanki and was double Gold Medalist (1948 and 52 Olympics). In 1952 Helsinki Olympics, he led the team. For more info on Babu, you can visit:
Dear hockey students in Kanpur, our new hockey home
A month ago, we informed you all that there will be lot of hockey activities in Kanpur, the fourth and last city to join One Thousand Hockey Legs Program.
Now, it is time to remind that, and then go for rejoicing. Because hockey is coming in a fullpledged manner.
On February 1 and 2, our boys and girls will have a lot of fun with hockey in Kanpur.
Two things are planned there.
Hockey Citizen Group, New Delhi
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ALL YOU WANT TO KNOW ABOUT WORLD CUP
1. World Cup in any sport is a prestigious tournament. In terms of importance, World Cups come second only to Olympics.
2. World Cup for hockey was introduced in 1971, exactly 63 years after hockey was first played in the Olympics in 1908.
3. World Cup is a majestic gold and silver trophy. Its weight is 11.56 kg...
Hockey Citizen Group, New Delhi
Details on Olympic Gold Medalist KD Singh Babu
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Uttar Pradesh is a remarkable land. It has produced many super-heroes of India. The state has provided the maximum Prime-ministers including first Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Indira Gandhi and others.
Talking of legends, who can forget Munshi Premchand's contribution to the Indian liter...
Insurance cover for all our children
All children in various schools under One Thousand Hockey Legs got a boost today with an insurace cover coming into play.
Hockey Citizen Group has annoucned this milestone development for its our One Thousand Hockey Legs (OTHL) program.
Hockey Citizen Group and Government of India’s Oriental Insurance Company entered into a Group Insurance contract this week. This aims to protect young, budding players of OTHL ...
Kolkata, 3rd Jan 2010:
On the sunny Sunday morning, OTHL enrolled school Shanti Sangha Girls High School, Behela played a friendly match against the "Thunderbirds".
Thunderbirds is a team of enthusiatic pre-teens coached by our Kolkata Project Officer, Dr. Shankar Kumar Chatterjee.
Shanti Sangha Girls High School won this match beating Thundebirds match by 2-0.
It's a new year, 2010
To think afresh, to move ahead, and refresh our energies for scaling new frontiers.
We have about 20 schools spread over in four cities. The year 2009 was a year of beginning. A beginning for new hope in hockey
What does therefore 2010 signify?
We in the Hockey Citizen Group visualizes the year 2010, the first year of new decade, a year of consolidation.
What we meant by consolidation is, to impro...
Dear Students, coaches and volunteers,
Here is an announcement regarding what we intend to do in Kanpur early 2010.
As you all know, eight schools have joined One Thousand Hockey Legs in Kanpur. You might have seen these schools listed in this website, and also you know well sticks and balls were distributed to these schools in the midway through December.
we learnt some schools have started giving practice to boys and girls. In one school, the gro...
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.