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SAI accepts resignation of Hockey India's high performance director David John
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SAI accepts resignation of Hockey India's high performance director David John

David John resigned from his post on 18 August with immediate effect, citing health safety concerns due to the rising COVID-19 cases in India.

David John resigns as Hockey India's High Performance Director just days after contract renewal
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David John resigns as Hockey India's High Performance Director just days after contract renewal

John had been associated with Indian hockey since 2011 when he was appointed as the men's team physio under chief coach Michael Nobbs.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: SAI holds meeting with Hockey India officials, coaches to draw roadmap for Games
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: SAI holds meeting with Hockey India officials, coaches to draw roadmap for Games

SAI director-general Sandip Pradhan and other officials held a meeting with Hockey India representatives, which included its chief executive officer Elena Norman, executive director R K Srivastava, high-performance director David John and the men's and women's teams' chief coaches, Graham Reid and Sjoerd Marijne, respectively

Hockey India names 37 probables for junior women's national camp after recent Three Nations tour
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Hockey India names 37 probables for junior women's national camp after recent Three Nations tour

Hockey India on Monday announced 37 probables for the junior women's national camp in which High Performance Director David John would be aiming to work on the shortcomings identified during the recent tour of Australia.

Hockey India names 33-member list of probables for junior men's national camp after run to finals in Sultan of Johor Cup
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Hockey India names 33-member list of probables for junior men's national camp after run to finals in Sultan of Johor Cup

The India junior men's hockey group has been playing together for over a year now and will look to work on a few aspects at the camp

Hockey India name 33 core probables, to try different combinations at Junior Men's National Coaching Camp
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Hockey India name 33 core probables, to try different combinations at Junior Men's National Coaching Camp

Hockey India has named 33 core probables for a junior men's national coaching camp beginning Monday for getting the team ready for upcoming tournaments

India's defeat in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup final reiterates need for coaching unit to show nous and players to display belief
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India's defeat in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup final reiterates need for coaching unit to show nous and players to display belief

On paper, the Azlan Shah should have been a walk through the park for India. Realistically, defeats happen. It happened in the final of the Azlan Shah. But when it happens too often, answers are required.

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019: India's exuberance falls short against experienced South Korea in another frustrating final defeat
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Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019: India's exuberance falls short against experienced South Korea in another frustrating final defeat

India's management has been quite obsessed with ‘young legs’, but it ironically was not the ‘ageing’ but ‘mature’ legs of the South Koreans who outsmarted India

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019: India choke in fourth quarter to gift South Korea a point in rain-marred clash
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Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2019: India choke in fourth quarter to gift South Korea a point in rain-marred clash

A match that was in India's pocket with three points for the taking inexplicably got handed over to the Koreans with 30 seconds to go.

By sacking Harendra Singh from men's national team, Hockey India guilty of complete trivialisation of talented Indian coach
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By sacking Harendra Singh from men's national team, Hockey India guilty of complete trivialisation of talented Indian coach

Honestly, it’s not the World Cup failure that ensures that Harendra is without a coaching job. It was the failure of India not winning the Asian Games in Jakarta that made Hockey India get the guillotine ready.

Harendra Singh removed as India men's hockey team coach; set to take charge of junior squad
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Harendra Singh removed as India men's hockey team coach; set to take charge of junior squad

Indian men's hockey coach Harendra Singh was on Wednesday sacked from the position following a disappointing 2018 and offered the task of helming the junior squad by the national federation.

Hockey World Cup 2018: Indian hockey’s High Performance Director David John living on borrowed time
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Hockey World Cup 2018: Indian hockey’s High Performance Director David John living on borrowed time

Hockey India’s self-styled team supremo David John seems to be living on borrowed time and has reportedly been directed to stay away from the Indian team during the ongoing World Cup.

Hurt Sardar Singh blames David John, Sjoerd Marijne for forcing him to retire after Asian Games
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Hurt Sardar Singh blames David John, Sjoerd Marijne for forcing him to retire after Asian Games

Sardar called time on his 12-year-long international career after the Asian Games, and though he didn’t immediately spell out a clear reason for his departure, there were murmurs about John wanting him out of the team.

Hockey India president Mushtaque Ahmad drops high performance director David John from men's team selection panel
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Hockey India president Mushtaque Ahmad drops high performance director David John from men's team selection panel

Hockey India (HI) on Tuesday decided to drop its high performance director David John from the men's senior team selection committee for showing "bias" against a few senior players.

Hockey India appoints Harendra Singh as chief coach of men's team; Sjoerd Marijne to take over women's side
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Hockey India appoints Harendra Singh as chief coach of men's team; Sjoerd Marijne to take over women's side

Hockey India has appointed Harendra Singh as coach of India's men's team, while Sjoerd Marijne will take over as chief coach of women's side.

Indian hockey team in desperate need of course correction not window dressing with 2018 World Cup looming
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Indian hockey team in desperate need of course correction not window dressing with 2018 World Cup looming

The ambiguity needs to be cleared. Course correction needs to be done. Order must be restored. Nobody, not even Hockey India, would want a flop at the 2018 World Cup.

Former India captain Sardar Singh feels he is not done yet, sets his sights on 2020 Tokyo Olympics
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Former India captain Sardar Singh feels he is not done yet, sets his sights on 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Sardar said he doesn't lack motivation and fitness wise also he is in proper shape and is happy with the rotation policy adopted by Sjoerd Marijne.

Sardar Singh's exclusion underlines India's push for faster legs, but Manpreet's men will miss his experience
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Sardar Singh's exclusion underlines India's push for faster legs, but Manpreet's men will miss his experience

For Sardar, who has won seven golds as a player and three as captain, the word ‘experience’ probably sets off a cascading series of mixed emotions.

P Sreejesh faces long road to recovery, but hockey star is determined to make strong comeback
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P Sreejesh faces long road to recovery, but hockey star is determined to make strong comeback

Amidst the chaos that engulfs Indian hockey at the moment, will Sreejesh, the man expected to lead India back to a top four position heal in time?

Sjoerd Marijne as India men's hockey coach instead of Harendra Singh is another tale of whimsical selection
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Sjoerd Marijne as India men's hockey coach instead of Harendra Singh is another tale of whimsical selection

Why did Sjoerd Marijne, the women’s coach, who, according to sources was hugely reluctant to take the men’s job, suddenly telephoned in Germany and asked to take over?