Hero MotoCorp Felicitated Asian Games Hockey Goldies

New Delhi, October 15, 2014: In keeping with its long-term commitment to nurture and promote the national game, Hero MotoCorp Ltd (HMCL), the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer, felicitated the Indian National Hockey team for winning the Gold at the 17th Asian Games 2014 at Incheon, at a glittering ceremony in the capital today.

Indian Hockey Captain Sardar Singh gifting Indian Jersey signed by Asian Games Gold Medalist Indian Hockey Team to Pawan Munjal ( Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Hero MotoCorp) at the felicitation function organized by Hero MotoCorp

Indian Hockey Captain Sardar Singh gifting Indian Jersey signed by Asian Games Gold Medalist Indian Hockey Team to Pawan Munjal ( Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Hero MotoCorp) at the felicitation function organized by Hero MotoCorp

As a gesture of appreciation for winning the Gold and thereby qualifying for the Rio Olympics 2016, Hero MotoCorp also rewarded each member of the team with Rs 200,000/- and a 225cc Hero ZMR bike. The company also rewarded each support staff of the team with Rs 100,000/-.

Congratulating the team at the event, which was attended by a large number of sports personalities, enthusiasts, administrators and other dignitaries, Pawan Munjal, Vice Chairman, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Hero MotoCorp said, “This victory by the hockey team at the Asiad Games will go a long way in our collective efforts to revive our national game. What makes this victory even more special is the fact that the title has returned to India after a long wait of 16 years. Representing India in the global arena is a special honour and millions of Indians look up to these champions. At Hero, we have a long history of association with different sports and Hockey has been one of the priority areas. We will continue to cheer for our team and support the game in various formats through our association with Hockey India and FIH. Continue reading →

Hero Hockey India League Trophy Unveiled in New Delhi

New Delhi, 13 January 2013: The Hero Hockey India League Trophy was today unveiled by Managing Director and CEO of Hero MotoCorp Ltd Mr. Pawan Munjal and Hockey India Secretary General & Chairman of Hero Hockey India League Dr. Narinder Batra at The Lalit in New Delhi.

Hockey India Secretary General & Chairman of Hero Hockey India League Dr. Narinder Batra and Managing Director & CEO of Hero MotoCorp Ltd Mr. Pawan Munjal with the Hero Hockey India League Trophy

Hockey India Secretary General & Chairman of Hero Hockey India League Dr. Narinder Batra and Managing Director & CEO of Hero MotoCorp Ltd Mr. Pawan Munjal with the Hero Hockey India League Trophy

On this occasion, Mr. Pawan Munjal announced the ‘Hero Player of the Tournament’ award of Rs. 25 lakh, which will be given to the best player of the Hero Hockey India League.

Dr Narinder Batra announced that the ‘Upcoming Player of the Tournament‘ will receive Gurdeep (Ponty) Singh Chaddha Award of Rs 20 Lakh.

There will also be a Fair Play Award.

In every match, the best goal scorer will receive “Hero Goal of the Match Award” of Rs 25,000.

The local franchise will be giving “The Man of the Match Award” and the winner will get Rs. 25,000. Continue reading →

Hero MotoCorp will be title Sponsor of Hockey India League

New Delhi, 1 January 2013: Hockey India League (HIL) signed a multi-year deal with Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer, for the ‘Title Sponsorship’ of the much-awaited League.

Hero Hockey India League Logo

Hero Hockey India League

Hero MotoCorp has always reposed its faith in Indian hockey by promoting the game in the country through sponsorship of marquee tournaments and other initiatives.

With this sponsorship, the tournament will be called as “Hero Hockey India League“.

Announcing this here today, Mr. Narinder Batra, Secretary General of Hockey India and Chairman Hockey India League, said “We are delighted to have Hero MotoCorp as the Title Sponsor of the Hockey India League. Hero Group and particularly its MD & CEO Mr. Pawan Munjal, have always been great well-wishers of Indian Hockey and they have supported many initiatives of Hockey India in the past few years. Hockey India League thanks Hero MotoCorp for coming on board to become our partner for a long & joyful journey.” Continue reading →

Chetri to Lead India in Olympic Qualifiers “Hero FIH Road to London”

Experienced Goalkeeper Bharat Chetri will lead Indian Men’s hockey team in the Olympic qualifiers  “Hero FIH Road to London” to be held at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, New Delhi from February 18 to 26. Indian two-wheeler giant, Hero MotoCorp Limited (HMCL) will be the title sponsor for the first men’s and women’s hockey Olympics Qualifying Tournament for the London Olympics.

Bharat Chetri

Bharat Chetri

While former captain Rajpal Singh, who is still not match-fit after an appendix surgery, and Gurbaj Singh who got injured during the camp are among the notable absentees in the squad of 18, while veteran midfielder Arjun Halappa could only make it to the list of four standbys alongside Manjeet Kullu, VS Vinaya and Chinglensana Singh.

India is the host of Olympic qualifiers for both men and women in the capital city of Delhi. The women’s team is scheduled to be announced later this week.

The Indian men’s team will be fight for the birth in London 2012 against Canada, France, Italy, Poland and Singapore, who replaced USA after they pulled out of the tournament in the eleventh hour.

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