Balbir Singh Senior, who died at 96 after battling multiple health issues, was on Monday cremated with full state honours.
Former footballer Tulsidas Balaram remembered watching Balbir Singh Sr in the 1956 Olympics.
Balbir Singh's relationship with the sport goes way beyond the goals and the trophies. It was like a timeless love affair, one that he described quite vividly in his autobiography.
Hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr, a three-time Olympic gold-medallist, died in Mohali on May 25 morning.
Balbir Singh Sr was also the manager of India's only World Cup-winning side in 1975.
FIH has produced a five-stage process showing the route back to something resembling normality.
Hockey India on Wednesday ruled out shifting the Olympic-bound men's and women's hockey teams from Bengaluru after SAI cook tested positive for COVID-19.
Former Indian hockey player Ashok Diwan, who was stranded in the United States due to imposed travel restrictions, on Friday returned to the country.
Balbir Singh Senior continues to be in the ICU after suffering multiple cardiac arrests.
Balbir Singh Sr was hospitalised on Friday evening with high fever and also suffered a cardiac arrest on Tuesday morning.
Narinder Batra will continue to hold his post as International Hockey Federation's (FIH) annual congress was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Captain Rani Rampal said the response was "really overwhelming" and thanked everyone who took part in the initiative.
Narinder Batra had on Saturday said that the FIH elections have been postponed till June next year due to the coronavirus pandemic and he will remain in office till then.
Last week, the International Hockey Federation(FIH) extended the second edition of the Pro League by one year till June 2021.
Indian women's hockey team will launch an 18-day fun fitness challenge starting today to raise funds towards helping the poor and migrant families.
Hockey India president Mohd Mushtaque Ahmad said the previous system of hosting the national championships in A and B division for various age-groups will no longer exist.
The national championships were initially rescheduled to start on April 29, but with the nationwide lockdown extended till May 3, Hockey India have decided to postpone them indefinitely.
Sjoerd Marijne is writing a book on his experience in India while he bides time during the lockdown at the SAI Centre in Bengaluru.