Gyanendro Ningombam has been elected unopposed as the new President of Hockey India, replacing the former President Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad, who now moves to the senior vice-president position on the Executive Board.
Who is the head of Hockey India?
Who is president of Indian Olympic Association?
Which country invented hockey?
The modern game of hockey emerged in England in the mid-18th century and is largely attributed to the growth of public schools, such as Eton. The first Hockey Association was formed in the UK in 1876 and drew up the first formal set of rules.
Which place is known as Mecca of Indian hockey?
That was the time when the famous Sansarpur village adjoining the Jalandhar Cantonment was known as the ‘Mecca of Hockey’ and produced 15 Olympians who represented not just India but also Kenya and Canada and produced over 300 international and national players.