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The picture shows (left to right): John Greaves, chairman of Cambridge South Hockey Club; Neil Sneade, secretary; and Bhavdeep Virdi, Men’s 1st XI player at the club with Jon Spratley, director at 4


One Thousands Hockey Legs (OTHL) have last year appeared under Global Projects series of the Federation Internationale de Hockey (FIH).

Even before that ever since Delhi based Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) Hockey Citizen Group -- which innovated and put on board its flagship program OTHL – put in efforts aiming enhanced appeal to wider spectrum of people, societies, nations, cultures in order to transform its underprivileged kids into a an enlightened minds.


Cambridge South and 42 Technology join forces to support Indian hockey charity


The club is fund raising through quiz nights and member donations and, with the support of its existing club sponsor 42 Technology, is also providing the charity with sticks and equipment. Two sets of new playing shirts, printed by club kit supplier Gilmour Sports, are also being sent to India.

The club’s link with the charity started when Bhavdeep Virdi, a player in the Men’s 1st XI, visited the One Thousand Hockey Legs programme while on a return trip to India. He was so ins...

What I should do with my NGO: Retain talent or encourage export?


Having established a fairly sustainable grassroot development model that suits Indian conditions, my Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) and its flagship project One Thousand Hockey Legs(OTHL) begs some questions right now, and await for suitable answers.

The brain storming kind of thing is needed to move forward without getting into irresistible urge for instant success, and without diluting the very purposes for which the NGO was formed at the first place.

The NGO...

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We are happy to inform that our talented School Govt. Boys Sr. Sec School, Mahrauli has reached the semifinal of the Pre-Nehru Cup competition being held at Subhash Nagar grounds by the Sports Directorate of Govt of NCR of Delhi.


Prof. Joe Ezekiel Inter-School Hockey commences


Prof. Joe Ezekiel Inter-School Hockey Cup 2015 commenced today at the Shivaji Stadium in New Delhi with teams looking eager to start the tournament on a high.
The first match between Government Boys Senior Secondary School (GBSSS) Ghitorni and Acharya Tulsi Sarvodaya Bal Vidyalaya saw the former register a convincing 2-0 win over the latter.

The Second game of the day between GBSSS Saket hold GBSSS Mehrauli in an eventful but 0-0 draw.

Followed was an excelle...

OTHL announces monthly scholarship for first time ever


Pawan, Parvez and Sushil grab first ever OTHL Monthly Scholarship.

On the eve of celebrating its Seventh Anniversary in rest of India -- and Fifth anniversary for Delhi Chapter -- the much acclaimed and innovative One Thousand Hockey Legs announces a Monthly Scholarship Scheme (MS) for its outstanding youth stars.

Well-known trio of Delhi OTHL viz Pawan, Parvez Alam and Sushil Chauhan get the distinction of being first batch to get the 3-year OTHL-MS.


OTHL Founder: This is Nobel Prize for us


This is Nobel Prize for us, hockey volunteers, says K. Arumugam, the founder of uniquely titled Project One Thousand Hockey Legs upon receiving Hockey India Presidents Outstanding Achievement award for the Year 2014 in a glittering function last week end at the hands of none other than the HI President Dr. Narendra Dhruv Batra himself.
Hockey India celebrated its last years hockey activities with a high-end bang, Hockey India Annual Awards function on Saturday, the 28th March with...

One Thousand Hockey Legs delivers a memorable Cairns event


A pioneering effort by the city based schools hockey NGO One Thousand Hockey Legs has recently delivered a new entity called Cairns Juniors Hockey Cup 2015 in New Delhi with many new features that may give the NGO new wings to fly sky high. Cairns India, a top gear Oil producing company based in India and abroad, entrusted Hockey Citizen Group, which runs a unique schools hockey promotion product One Thousand Hockey Legs, with organizing a school hockey tournament in the mid of January.

Dabang Mumbai interact with OTHL boys in Delhi


New Delhi, 31st January:Over 50 budding hockey stars from the NGO, One Thousand Hockey Legs, had lifetime experience of interacting with the star-studded, and the newest of HIL Franchises, Dabang Mumbai team today at Major Dhayan Chand Stadium in New Delhi as part of their well thought out grassroot training initiative.

About 50 kids, most of them from under-privilege background, got a chance to learn the nuances of top flight hockey from some of the best exponents of the game in ...

Emotional Goodbye to Begumpur OTHL School - Part 1


OTHL leaves the most successful school as it achieves all the target
Hockey Citizen Group was founded with an aim to create hockey culture in schools, inarguably the first step to promote any sport. Hockey Citizen Group (HCG), after a while with intense brainstorming among themselves, conceptualized a project which was named with the achievable target in its mind and also in its label itself: One Thousand Hockey Legs (OTHL).

One thousand is a target, pertaining to number of...

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.

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