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Indian hockey team looking to put turbulent past in rear-view mirror with appointment of Australian Graham Reid as head coach
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Indian hockey team looking to put turbulent past in rear-view mirror with appointment of Australian Graham Reid as head coach

The Indian hockey team and the administration behind them will be looking towards building up a certain sense of trust in its team through Graham Reid's appointment

Pakistan hockey coach Roelant Oltmans believes his India experience will help him revive team's fortunes
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Pakistan hockey coach Roelant Oltmans believes his India experience will help him revive team's fortunes

Oltmans said that since joining the Pakistan camp in Karachi he could safely say that Pakistani players had the enthusiasm and talent to learn and get back to the top.

Commonwealth Games 2018: Pakistan in talks with hockey coach Roelant Oltmans to take charge before event
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Commonwealth Games 2018: Pakistan in talks with hockey coach Roelant Oltmans to take charge before event

Oltmans, who has coached the team before in 2003-2004, was in Oman where Pakistan is playing a triangular tournament with Japan and the hosts.

Hockey Asia Cup 2017: India coach Sjoerd Marijne needs to shake things up to remove element of predictability
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Hockey Asia Cup 2017: India coach Sjoerd Marijne needs to shake things up to remove element of predictability

India's thirst for a World Cup podium and an Olympic medal is becoming critical for the very survival of the sport in the country. It’s under that pressure Marijne will operate.

Hockey India invites applicants for vacant post of national men's team chief coach after Roelant Oltmans' sacking
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Hockey India invites applicants for vacant post of national men's team chief coach after Roelant Oltmans' sacking

Hockey India (HI) on Tuesday invited applications for the vacant post of national men's team's chief coach on its website, just three days after removing Dutchman Roelant Oltmans unceremoniously from the helm of affairs.

Roelant Oltmans sacked: As national coach exits, here's a look at his journey in Indian hockey
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Roelant Oltmans sacked: As national coach exits, here's a look at his journey in Indian hockey

Here's a look at some of the major highlights of Oltmans' tryst with Indian hockey.

Roelant Oltmans sacked: Former coach Jose Brasa says 'chopping and changing policy' harming Indian hockey
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Roelant Oltmans sacked: Former coach Jose Brasa says 'chopping and changing policy' harming Indian hockey

Jose Brasa, who was also sacked like Roelant Oltmans as India coach, on Saturday expressed surprise at the removal of the Dutchman and said the "changing and chopping policy" will not do any good to the Indian team.

Roelant Oltmans sacked: Former players Dhanraj Pillay, Viren Rasquinha divided over Hockey India move
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Roelant Oltmans sacked: Former players Dhanraj Pillay, Viren Rasquinha divided over Hockey India move

While Viren Rasquinha said he was struggling to understand the logic of sacking Roelant Oltmans now, Dhanraj Pillay said 'der aaye, durust aaye'.

Roelant Oltmans sacked: Dutchman says he was prepared to face the axe from the day he took charge
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Roelant Oltmans sacked: Dutchman says he was prepared to face the axe from the day he took charge

"I was always prepared to be sacked," says Roelant Oltmans after Hockey Indian removed the legendary Dutchman despite a largely successful stint of four-and-a-half years.

Players working hard to bring Olympic glory back to India: Hockey coach Roelant Oltmans
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Players working hard to bring Olympic glory back to India: Hockey coach Roelant Oltmans

Under Roelant Oltmans, India finished second behind Australia at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia last month, fueling hopes for an Olympic medal.

Hockey: Former coach Walsh on India's chances at Rio 2016 and 'narcissistic' Batra
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Hockey: Former coach Walsh on India's chances at Rio 2016 and 'narcissistic' Batra

Walsh said he was saddened by Van Ass' sudden ouster just five months into the job following an altercation with Hockey India president Narinder Batra.

It's not really a new beginning: Hockey captain Sardar Singh on Oltmans appointment
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It's not really a new beginning: Hockey captain Sardar Singh on Oltmans appointment

Indian captain, Sardar Singh, is defiant that the side will still carry on unaffected by the saga surrounding Indian Hockey.

Hockey: Gurbaj Singh dropped for India's Europe tour under new coach Oltmans
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Hockey: Gurbaj Singh dropped for India's Europe tour under new coach Oltmans

Indian men's hockey team will embark on a 15-day tour of Europe starting July 31 under Roelant Oltmans

Hockey India say midfielder Gurbaj Singh created disharmony within team
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Hockey India say midfielder Gurbaj Singh created disharmony within team

After sacking Van Ass to much public uproar, Hockey India have named Gurbaj for "misbehaviour and creating disharmony within the team".

Vas Ass exit a setback for Rio 2016 but he was incompetent as a coach: Batra
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Vas Ass exit a setback for Rio 2016 but he was incompetent as a coach: Batra

Hockey India chief Narinder Batra on Saturday conceded that the premature exit of Paul van Ass was a setback to the national team's preparations for the 2016 Olympics but made it clear that he had no regrets for letting go of "an incompetent coach".

Roelant Oltmans appointed India hockey coach till Rio Olympics
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Roelant Oltmans appointed India hockey coach till Rio Olympics

High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans was on Saturday appointed coach of the Indian hockey team, replacing Paul van Ass, who was unceremoniously sacked after a bitter spat with Hockey India president Narinder Batra.

Hockey: Assistant coach Jude Felix also resigns
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Hockey: Assistant coach Jude Felix also resigns

Hockey India's special committee recommended the sacking of Van Ass on Saturday and while the final decision rests on the Sports Authority of India and the HI, it is unlikely that the Dutchman will come back.

Anatomy of a hockey disaster: Paul Van Ass saga proves Batra is as bad as Gill
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Anatomy of a hockey disaster: Paul Van Ass saga proves Batra is as bad as Gill

Van Ass miraculously survived for 126 days -- the hockey equivalent of instant coffee.

'Autocratic' Batra was just finding ways to fire me, says Paul Van Ass
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'Autocratic' Batra was just finding ways to fire me, says Paul Van Ass

The special committe's recomendation to remove him as India's hockey coach did not come as a surprise to Paul van Ass, who said an "autocratic" Hockey India president Narinder Batra was just finding ways to officially sack him after the onfield spat in Antwerp.

Paul van Ass set to be sacked as India hockey coach
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Paul van Ass set to be sacked as India hockey coach

Paul van Ass is no longer the coach of the Indian National Hockey team