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NHL players on board with daily COVID-19 testing if season resumes

NHL players on board with daily COVID-19 testing if season resumes

Washington, June 1 (IANS) National Hockey League (NHL) players are on board with frequent testing for COVID-19 if games can resume this summer.The league, mulling a restart of the season in July, on Sunday confirmed that it will test all players for the coronavirus daily if games resume, reports Xin...

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Two HI employees diagnosed with COVID-19, office to remain shut

Two HI employees diagnosed with COVID-19, office to remain shut

New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Hockey India's office will remain shut for two weeks after two of its staff tested positive for the coronavirus. 29 out of 31 employees were tested and apart from the two that tested positive, two more tested inconclusive and will be tested again."The two inconclusive are be...

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Hockey India adds more structure to gradation of its tournament officials for better performance

Hockey India adds more structure to gradation of its tournament officials for better performance

New Delhi [India], May 29 (ANI): Hockey India (HI) has decided to add more structure to the gradation of its tournament officials to help improve the standards of officiating.The HI registered tournament officials which include technical delegate, umpire managers, technical officials, judges and ump...

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HI adds more structure to gradation of tournament officials

HI adds more structure to gradation of tournament officials

New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Hockey India has decided to add more structure to the gradation of tournament officials to help improve the standards of officiating.The Hockey India registered tournament officials which include technical delegate, umpire managers, technical officials, judges and umpires wi...

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NHL plans to return with 24-team playoffs

NHL plans to return with 24-team playoffs

Washington, May 27 (IANS) The National Hockey League (NHL) will give up the rest of the regular season and go straight to the 24-team playoffs instead of 16 teams if it is able to resume play, commissioner Gary Bettman has said."As we seek some return to normalcy, this is an important day for NHL fa...

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Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr cremated with state honours

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr cremated with state honours

Chandigarh [India], May 26 (ANI): Legendary hockey player Balbir Singh Senior, who passed away at the age of 95, was cremated with state honours on Monday.Punjab Sports Minister Rana Gurmeet Singh Sodhi was also present at the funeral and announced that the Mohali Stadium will be named after Balbir ...

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Asian Hockey Federation pays tribute to legendary player Balbir Singh

Asian Hockey Federation pays tribute to legendary player Balbir Singh

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], May 25 (ANI): The Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) on Monday paid tribute to legendary hockey player Balbir Singh, who passed away this morning at the age of 95 after battling multiple health issues."The Asian Hockey Federation is much aggrieved to learn about the demise of Pad...

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International Hockey Federation expresses grief over demise of Balbir Singh

International Hockey Federation expresses grief over demise of Balbir Singh

Lausanne [Switzerland], May 25 (ANI): The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Monday expressed grief over the demise of legendary player Balbir Singh, who passed away this morning at the age of 95 after battling multiple health issues.In a letter addressed to Hockey India President Mohd Mushtaq...

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Sachin, Bindra among sportspersons condoling Balbir Singh Sr's death

Sachin, Bindra among sportspersons condoling Balbir Singh Sr's death

New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar led the list of sports personalities who thronged social media to pay their last respects to hockey legend Balbir Singh Senior, who passed away aged 96 at a private hospital in Chandigarh on Monday.Balbir was undergoing treatment at Fortis Moh...

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Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr cremated with state honours

Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr cremated with state honours

Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) Legendary hockey player Balbir Singh Senior, who passed away on Monday morning at a private hospital, was cremated with full state honours at the Sector 25 electrical crematorium.He was 96 and was in a critical condition for nearly a fortnight. Balbir Senior, considered to ...

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