Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Financial incentives boost local hockey

The Tk one crore incentive of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to the hockey clubs has played a major role in setting the stage ready for Premier Division Hockey League after a long three-year hiatus as Bangladesh Hockey Federation yesterday decided to disburse Tk 96 lakh among 12 participating teams under three categories. Top three finishers ... Read more

No change in NSC councillors

HOCKEY FEDERATION ELECTION No change in NSC councillors The election commission for the upcoming Bangladesh Hockey Federation election published the final list of councillors on Wednesday, keeping the five nominees of National Sports Council unchanged. The NSC had nominated Abdus Sadek, Jumman Lusai, Mahbub Harun, Mamunur Rashid and Zaki Ahmed Ripon – all former players ... Read more

Hockey players join nat’l camp

The revolting hockey players ended their boycott and joined the national camp for the forthcoming Asia Cup as 24 players from a 33-member preliminary squad reported to coach Mahbub Harun as the Bangladesh Krira Shikkha Prothisthan on Monday. A 10-day conditioning camp got underway without

Hockey players end revolt

The rebelling national hockey players have finally decided to join the national camp for the Asia Cup scheduled to begin on June 10 after a fruitful discussion with Bangladesh Hockey Federation president Air Marshal Enamul Bari at his office on Saturday. Bari assured the players that he will look after their

Indiscipline cited as Jamil, four others resign

Khandaker Jamil Uddin has resigned as vice-president of the Bangladesh Hockey Federation’s ad-hoc committee along with four other members, it was revealed at a press conference on Saturday. Jamil tendered his resignation along with another vice-president of the ad-hoc committee, KMR Manjur, and three other members of the executive committee – Najirul Islam Naju,

No end to hockey stalemate

PLAYERS PRESS FOR NEW DEMANDS No end to hockey stalemate The national hockey players threatened to continue their boycott unless they are officially provided a written date for the players’ transfer and set a quota for the BKSP players during the transfer. The Bangladesh Hockey Federation on Sunday announced that the players’ transfer will be ... Read more

Rahmat, Prince in blame game

The Bangladesh Hockey Federation reacted sharply to the boycott decision of the national players who decided to refrain from all hockey activities unless the federation announces a timeframe for the inter-club player transfers. ‘This is very unexpected and unfortunate. We hope the situation

Hockey players boycott league

The hockey players decided to boycott the domestic leagues league including the national team’s training camp unless they get an assurance from the Bangladesh Hockey Federation about the time frame of the transfer window. The decision was made at a meeting of the players at the

Hockey players threaten boycott

The national hockey players threatened to boycott the Asia Cup preparation camp which was scheduled to start from today due to the uncertainty regarding next season’s players’ transfer date which was supposed to take place one week after the conclusion of the forthcoming election. The election date of the Bangladesh Hockey Federation

Long-awaited hockey gold for Army

Bangladesh Army won the hockey title of the Bangladesh Games after 29 years when they thrashed Faridpur 6-2 in the final at the Maulana Bhasani Hockey Stadium on Tuesday. BKSP won bronze by defeating Dhaka 2-0 in the third place-deciding match. The Army team, who last won the hockey title in 1984,