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OTHL team reaches Super League Stage of 35th Sub-Jr Nehru Cup


With two consecutive victories in as many as days, the Delhi based NGO team One Thousand Hockey Legs XI has entered the Super League of 35th Sub-Jr Nehru Cup being underway in Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, New Delhi.

OTHL XI yesterday defeated Government Boys Senior Secondary Schools Manda, Madhya Pradesh, 6-1 with three goals coming from ultimate Man of the Match, the diminutive forward Sachin.

Sachin was declared Man of the Match at Pune in the 2nd SGNB All India Inter-Sch...

Two OTHL teams take part in Chandigarh tournament


Sunil Vohra Memorcial Cup is an important  hockey calendar activity in the Union Territory of Chandigarh, which is capital for prosperous Punjab and Haryana. The event is for school team and for Under-14 boys. Like last year, OTHL entered its Delhi team. In addition, OTHL's Kolkata also made their maiden entry. Its nice of the organizers that they accepted two teams from our increasingly acceptable NGO.

Its for the first time in almost 9 years of the OTHL that it could field tw...

Competition season begins in Delhi OTHL


OTHL Delhi conducted summer camps in many centres across the city: Anglo-Arabic Sr Sec School Grounds, Yamuna Sports Complex and Union Academy Sr Sec Schools to quote a few. These camps ran for three to 10 weeks starting from the last week of April. With the onset of monsoon, the month of July and mid-August wtinessed opening of schools. Since our grounds have become wet, these 45 - 50 days were used for focussing OTHL wards on academics.


OTHL founder wins Sports Illustrated annual award


Globally popular sports monthly magazine, Sports Illustrated,  staged its sixth Annual Sports Person of the Year (SOTY) Awards night recently. While Olympic Gold medallist PV Sindhu was declared Sports Person of the Year and her coach Khel Ratna Gopi Chand as Coach of the Year, our NGO got a big boost when its founder K. Arumugam was chosen for one of the awards under the 'Contribution to Sports' category. The award was handed over to him personally on the stage by living legend ...

Olympic Day celebrations at OTHL


Every year, on 23 June, Olympic Day is celebrated all around the world to commemorate the birth of the modern Olympic Games on 23 June 1894: hundreds of thousands of people – young and old – participate in sports events, exhibitions, music and educational seminars. The goal is to promote participation in sport regardless of age, gender or athletic ability and to get as many people as possible active. Hockey being a truly a “Sport for All” game, play...

Our teams visit Ananthapur and Kanpur for tournament experience


Its summer time. School boys are relative free, enjoying long summer vacation. Its also ideal time to travel, mix with people all around, gain experience both on sports fields and social front. In keeping with its policy of providing these opportunities to our under-privileged kids, One Thousand Hockey Legs organized two trip in May-June. First one for those boys who attend summer camp in Yamuna Sports Complex, majority of them from Govt Boys Senior Secondary School, Ghittorni.


OTHL boys fare reasonably at the SubJr Nationals (5/1/2017)


School boys team of One Thousand Hockey Legs, which just finished its engagement at the Bengaluru 7th Hockey India Sub-Junior National Championship (Div B), can look back their performance with pride. With three wins and draw, they did the NGO proud.

Playing against State teams which mostly consists of semi-pro players, meaning core of the team are drawn from Sports Academies and Sports Hostel inmates, the amateurish boys of OTHL have won three of the five matches they played in their s...

OTHL team makes winning start in the HI Sub-Junior Nationals


Playing their heart out, the school boys team of Citizen Hockey XI (One Thousand Hockey Legs) made a winning start at the 7th Hockey India Sub-Junior Nationals Championship (Div B) in Bengaluru today. Braving strong rival and hot weather, Citizen Hockey XI team led by defender Zainul Samar of YA Sarvodaya Bal Vidyala, Dr.Ambedkar Nagar, New Delhi, defeated state team of Himachal Pradesh 2-0. 

Captain Zainul Samar struck the first goal in the first half while 2014 Sub-Junior sensati...

Manager Report: Team need to improve shooting prowess


Hockey Citizen Group, the NGO that brought me to hockey, gave me the responsibility of managing the One Thousand Hockey Legs XI team for the third Delhi State Sub-Junior Championship. I thank HCG wholeheartedly for e assignment on trainee-manager way. This gave me new experience  as to how to handle the team, and what are the specific functions of Manager. Our team played well to reach the semifinal with good display against Army Pubic School and others. However, it found wanting in the ...

OTHL teams fall short in the Delhi State event, but gain valuable hands on experience


State Championship provide an excellent opportunity for the hockey kids of each State to showcase their skills, and earn a certificate and medal which will help them move up in career pursuits. The competition atmosphere help up and coming kids to gain valuable experience. The twin benefits led us to field our strongest possible teams in the Delhi State Championships  being underway at IIT hockey grounds. 

Two One Thousand Hockey Legs teams from Delhi participated in the third...

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