What a day it was? Anyone who feels or thinks Hockey is dying in this country and there is no enthusiasm left for it anymore should have accompanied the OTHL Team (Dr. S K Chatterjee and Shashank Gupta) today in Kolkata.
The OTHL day started with a long drive to Hooghly. The Kanaipur School and Rishra Brahamananda School children were waiting for us and within the few minutes, after the match sheets were filled, action began.
We got to know that Brahamananda school...
There are a lot of activities planned in Kolkata from 8-10th April '10.
Quizzes, in-school matches and matches at SAI are scheduled on these 3 days.
All 6 Kolkata schools:
Rishra Brahmanand Keshab Chandra High School
Kanaipur Sriguru High School, Nabogram, Konnagar, Hooghly
Julian Day School Ganganagar, Kolkata
Julian Day School Kalyani, Kolkata
Shanti Sangha Siksha Mandir Girls High School
Khalsa High School
We, at Hockey Citizen Group, are proud to announce the winners of "Hockey World Cup- Watch, Report and Win" Contest.
This contest opened in the begining of the Hero Honda 2010 World Cup on 28th Feb 2010 and closd on 13th Mar 2010.
We received only 2 responses for this contest. Although, this can be considered low from one point of view but the World Cup comes at a time when most of the schools were having examinations.
From our side, we view this as a beginin...
What is happening?
Hero Honda World Cup, 2010 is happening in New Delhi from 28th Feb – 13th Mar. As you watch the matches LIVE, you can win exciting prizes for every match.
What do you have to do?
• Watch the LIVE broadcast of any match.
• Prepare a write-up about this match.
• E-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com within 12 hours of conclusion of the match. (e.g. if the match got over at 2200pm, your report...
Kanpur: 21st Feb
On a cool Sunday morning at 6am, I went to Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (aka IIT Kanpur).
The occasion was to witness One Thousand Hockey Legs, Kanpur children participating in IIT K Golden Jubilee Marathon.
The children were participating in 5km run to symbolically show case to the World their love, support and passion for Hockey.
The enthusiasm could be felt right at the IIT entrance gate on a moderately chilly Sunday morning, wher...
Last week, on 14th Feb, 2010, HCG supporter, Kautuk Khare participated in Auroville Marathon in Pondicherry.
Dedicating his run as "Run to support the cause of One Thousand Hockey Legs", Kautuk did pledge raising for the organization.
Kautuk runs Marathon for ‘One Thousand Hockey Legs’
I thank all my friends and well wishers for the support and patronage for my recent venture into the domain of public activity. I ran Auroville marathon last week in Puducherry, and wanted to share what an awesome experience it had been.
Its my first run. I drew enormous satisfaction in completing the 10 km run at Auroville marathon in 71 minutes, passing amidst the lush green village trail of Aurovil...
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:
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.