Hockey India, a poor cousin of BCCI, rocked by a cricket-like power struggle

Troubles crept into the Hockey India League (HIL), once touted as the biggest money spinner for the game. It did not see the light of the day from 2018 onwards. The biggest roadblock came from the franchisees, some of whom earned nothing. Hockey India said the tournament will return in 2019 in a five-player format […]

PR Sreejesh keen on pursuing the Hockey India Coaches Education Pathway after international career

The Pathway is divided into 7 levels: Hockey India Level Basic, Hockey India Level 1, Hockey India Level 2, FIH Level 1, FIH Level 2, FIH Level 3 and FIH High Performance. Once a candidate progresses from the Hockey India Levels, they are then eligible to enrol for the FIH Academy Level 1 Course and […]

Evolution of top defensemen on display in NHL playoffs

”(Pavelski) says this kid’s a superstar, and you can see that on the ice and a lot like Shea Theodore on our end, you can see him growing and getting better every time he steps out there,” Vegas’ coach said. ”I think the philosophy behind that is it just takes longer for a defenseman to […]

Sports news feed: Kylian Mbappe tests positive for coronavirus

Michael Schumacher: A Formula One legend turns 50 Comeback and permanent retirement In 2010, Schumacher returned to the F1 circuit with Mercedes, enjoying limited success. However, at the 2012 European Grand Prix in Valencia, Schumacher finished third. At the age of 43 years and 173 days he became the oldest driver to reach the podium […]

Sports news feed: Serena Williams crashes out of US Open

Michael Schumacher: A Formula One legend turns 50 Ski accident On December 29, 2013, Schumacher lost control while skiing a off piste in the French Alps, hitting his head on a rock. Despite having worn a helmet he sustained a serious head injury. He underwent surgery and was placed in an induced coma. In June […]

Sports news feed: Alexander Zverev reaches US Open final

Michael Schumacher: A Formula One legend turns 50 Always testing his limits During his time out of F1, Schumacher took up motorcycle racing and in early 2009 he had an accident while testing his Honda 1000 CBR-Fireblade on a track in Cartagena, Spain. He damaged a vertebra, a rib, and the bottom of his skull, […]

Sports news feed: Naomi Osaka wins US Open

Michael Schumacher: A Formula One legend turns 50 A third Schumacher in F1? Michael Schumacher is not the only member of the family to have competed in Formula One – his younger brother Ralf drove for Jordan, Williams and Toyota between 1997 and 2007, winning six races. Michael’s son Mick (pictured above) won the FIA […]