MK Kaushik back as India hockey coach

Updated: 18 September 2008 17:41 IST

MK Kaushik has been formally named the new chief coach of the Indian men's hockey team.

New Delhi:

MK Kaushik was on Wednesday formally named the new chief coach of the Indian men's hockey team. This will be his second stint as men's coach. He had coached India to the 1998 Asiad gold the last time he was in charge.

Kaushik, who was a member of the gold medal-winning team in the 1980 Moscow Olympics, was recommended for the post by the ad-hoc committee that currently runs Indian hockey. The formal ratification came just a short while ago. His tenure will last till the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou.

He will be with the team through the Commonwealth Games and the World Cup as well. Both the events will take place in 2010.

Topics : Hockey
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