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The Hockey Insider: Indian domination of FIH looks set to continue as Narinder Batra's opponents yield ground
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The Hockey Insider: Indian domination of FIH looks set to continue as Narinder Batra's opponents yield ground

Incumbent FIH President Narinder Batra is in pole position to become the chief of the international hockey federation for another term as his detractors, primarily from Europe, are in complete disarray, reports The Hockey Insider.

Success in hockey is more about the power games than actual play and technical aspects
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Success in hockey is more about the power games than actual play and technical aspects

Hockey is tied to international politics as much as to its technicalities. Only, we don’t see this clearly, because we look at sport as spectacle, not a power game.

Sports Minister Vijay Goel congratulates Narinder Batra on FIH presidency
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Sports Minister Vijay Goel congratulates Narinder Batra on FIH presidency

Sports Minister Vijay Goel has congratulated Hockey India chief Narinder Batra on being elected as the first non-European President of the FIH.

Hockey India, IOA secretary general, Roelant Oltmans congratulate new FIH President Narinder Batra
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Hockey India, IOA secretary general, Roelant Oltmans congratulate new FIH President Narinder Batra

Hockey India on Saturday congratulated its president Narinder Batra, who has been elected as the new President of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) at the 45th FIH Congress in Dubai.

New FIH President Narinder Batra wants to spread hockey across the globe
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New FIH President Narinder Batra wants to spread hockey across the globe

"Reach and revenue" has been Narinder Batra's agenda going into the polls and soon after becoming the first non-European President of the International Hockey Federation, the veteran Indian sports administrator vowed to take the game across the globe.

Hockey India's Narinder Batra elected FIH president, becomes first non-European to hold post
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Hockey India's Narinder Batra elected FIH president, becomes first non-European to hold post

Batra's win means the power centre of the sport will now move to Asia from Europe, which had been ruling international hockey for decades.

India's Narinder Batra among three nominees for the post of FIH president
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India's Narinder Batra among three nominees for the post of FIH president

In a significant development for Indian hockey, national federation chief Narinder Batra has been nominated as one of the three candidates for the all-powerful post of FIH president following the completion of incumbent Leandro Negre's tenure.