What are the hockey players demanding?

Updated: 12 January 2010 14:08 IST

They point out that they earn Rs 25,000 per month from government jobs. Hockey India's bizarre response to this: players are "too money-minded".

What are the hockey players demanding?
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New Delhi:

They point out that they earn Rs 25,000 per month from government jobs.  Hockey India's bizarre response to this: players are "too money-minded".

They want 4.5 lakhs each for 4 podium finishes last year. Hockey India says all it can afford as a reward for these performances is Rs 25,000 each. It promises the players 1 crore if the team manages a podium finish in the World Cup.

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