Dilip Tirkey News
Odisha Hockey Promotion Council chairman Dilip Tirkey honoured the player at the ongoing Junior Men's Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar
Kindo, a full back in his playing days, was a member of the team that won the lone World Cup for India in 1975 in Kuala Lumpur, beating arch rivals Pakistan in the final.
The National Sports Day is celebrated on 29 August on the birth anniversary of Dhyan Chand, widely considered the greatest field hockey player of all time.
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.
Hockey World Cup 2018: India will miss Sardar Singh's experience in mega event, says former captain Dilip Tirkey
"In cricket, if your main batsman gets out for a duck, will you drop him? It doesn’t happen that way," Tirkey said.
Popularising a sport like hockey that has such an impact on Indian Olympic history also needs to be applauded.
Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik also unveiled its logo that will don the new jerseys of India – men's and women – hockey teams.
Sachin Tendulkar has made sure his voice is heard. If only, someone, somewhere, is listening for making an earnest change to the Indian sporting scenario.
India vs Pakistan isn't just another hockey match, the intensity goes well beyond the realm of sport
During an India vs Pakistan hockey match, the trophy is of no consequence; it can be a pool match or a final. It’s a psychological battle and a win is about bragging rights.
The sports ministry has written to the Prime Minister's Office, requesting Bharat Ratna for the late Dhyan Chand in what can be considered its latest push to bestow the hockey legend with India's highest civilian honour.
With the Biju Patnaik Rural Hockey Championships, that will will feature 1,500 rural teams, Dilip Tirkey hopes to inspire youth in the naxalite-hit states of India to pick up a hockey stick instead of a gun.
Former greats today revived the longstanding demand for Bharat Ratna to late hockey legend Dhyan Chand with some saying the "wizard" should have been given the honour ahead of cricketing icon Sachin Tendulkar.
The Indian team, driven by the ambitions of both Sardar Singh and PR Sreejesh, will hopefully makes it to the podium at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Maneka Gandhi kicked off the Rajya Sabha's reply to the debate on the Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill that had been passed previously by the Lok Sabha
Tirkey also spoke in favour of the new rule of counting one field goal as two in the next Hockey India League.
The first of the two-phased simultaneous elections to the 10 Lok Sabha and 70 assembly seats in the Maoist belt in Odisha began today amidst tight security in view of the poll boycott called by the extremists.
From a man who was slow and ungainly on the field to one who strikes fear in the heart of the opposition, the 26-year-old from Haryana has come a long way.