Birendra (Men) and Vandana (Women): Players of year in 1st Hockey India Annual Awards

  • Sardar Balbir Singh bestowed with ‘Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award’
  • Dhruv Batra Award for Player of the Year: Birendra Lakra (Men) and Vandana Kataria (Women)
  • Awards worth over Rs. 2.80cr conferred to players for their outstanding performance
  • Watch full video of the Hockey India Annual Awards 2014 here
Hockey India Annual Awards: (Standing: LtoR) P R Sreejesh, Harendra Singh, Balbir Singh Sr, K Arumugam (One Thousand Hockey Legs), Sophie, Vandana Katariya, Deepika Thakur, Narinder Batra, (Sitting): Akashdeep Singh, Harmanpreet Singh, Manpreet Singh, Birendra Lakra, Namita Toppo

Hockey India Annual Awards: (Standing: LtoR) P R Sreejesh, Harendra Singh, Balbir Singh Sr, K Arumugam (One Thousand Hockey Legs), Sophie, Vandana Katariya, Deepika Thakur, Narinder Batra, (Sitting): Akashdeep Singh, Harmanpreet Singh, Manpreet Singh, Birendra Lakra, Namita Toppo

A landmark occasion was witnessed, as Hockey India today conferred the first ever Annual Awards to recognise the dedication and hard work of hockey players, coaches and administrators on the field to build the sport on the national and international arena. Awards of over Rs. 2.80 Crore were presented in a glittering ceremony at New Delhi. The Chief Guest for the occasion was the Hon’ble Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Sarbananda Sonowal. Continue reading →

Calendar 2011

As we promised to have surprise gift for all of our readers, we have prepared a wallpaper/poster (you can request a print in comments) calender of 2011. The first calendar from thefansofhockey.com is dedicated to India’s wall in Hockey Dilip Tirkey who retired from international hockey in May 2010. He is only player apart from Teun de Nooijer (Netherlands) to play more than 400 international matches.

calendar 2011

Calendar 2011

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