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Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Postby Kashi » 05 Nov 2017 18:25

Congrats to the team for winning the Asian cup and beating higher ranked teams to get here in style.

So India are Asian Champions in both Men's and Women's hockey!!!

Way to go!!

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Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Postby Suraj » 05 Nov 2017 22:03

Interestingly India currently hold the following titles in hockey:
Senior Men
2014 Asian Games
2017 Asia Cup
2017 Asian Champions Trophy

Junior Men
2015 Junior Asia Cup
2016 Junior World Cup

Senior Women
2016 Asian Champions Trophy
2017 Asia Cup

Essentially we dominate the continental and world scene at men's junior level, and hold every single continental senior men's title right now. The senior women's team holds all continental titles except Asian Games (bronze in 2014).

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Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Postby SBajwa » 06 Nov 2017 20:11

Congratulations!!!!

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Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Postby Suraj » 06 Nov 2017 22:43

FIH rankings have changed as a result of this win. Indian women rise 2 spots to be ranked at #10, above Japan now:

1 Netherlands EUR 1985 0
2 England EUR 1743 0
3 Argentina PAN 1733 0
4 Australia OCE 1625 1
5 New Zealand OCE 1603 1
6 Germany EUR 1490 1
7 USA PAN 1278 -3
8 China ASI 1256 0
9 Korea ASI 1116 0
10 India ASI 1040 2
11 Spain EUR 1028 -1
12 Japan ASI 1005 -1
13 Belgium EUR 933 1
14 South Africa AFR 911 -1
15 Chile PAN 870 5

They also qualified for the next World Cup as continental champions, after missing the last edition.

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Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Postby BajKhedawal » 08 Nov 2017 04:01

This is very impressive for our girls.

I cover lot of school & college sports in massa, and here only girls play hockey and its called field hockey. But the thing to note is even county level schools (govt run free public schools, I guess you can equate it to municipality run schools in desh) have a team which plays hockey competitively with other schools in county and at the end of season (roughly 2.5 months) there are playoffs among county and then at state level and subsequently nationally. Same deal with expensive high-end private and catholic schools. Once the season is done the same set of girls play another sport for example basketball in winter and lacrosse in spring. So this girls are very competitive all year round, and land college scholarships to make a professional career out of it. In summer vacation there are multitude of camps and coaching classes run by professional world class ex-players and coaches coaching this girls to further hone their skills.

To my knowledge we do not have any such setup in India for sports other than Keercat, and yet our girls rank in top 10 is indeed very impressive. Salaam and pranams to our athletic sistas.

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Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Postby SBajwa » 09 Nov 2017 02:16

India (Junior Team) vs USA (22-0)

The record of 24-1 in 1932 Olympics still intact.


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Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Postby Supratik » 13 Nov 2017 21:44

Football update

U18 AFC cup India failed to qualify but did well except one match against Saudi's which they lost 5-0. Beat Turkmenistan 3-0 and drew with Yemen 0-0.
U16 AFC cup India qualified. Beat Palestine 3-0, drew with Iraq and Nepal 0-0, 2-2.

Both AFC cups lead to the world cup.

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Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Postby Supratik » 15 Nov 2017 21:51

Football AFC qualifier. India-Myanmar 2-2.

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Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Postby nash » 20 Nov 2017 14:54

https://twitter.com/AsheetKunal/status/ ... 6985787393

we literally need many more pull up to sports in India to achieve great heights. :D

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Re: Indian Sports and Entertainment Industry

Postby Ankit Desai » 21 Nov 2017 06:02

If this Global consultants to monitor progress of sports professionals implemented as intended than Indian sport will definitely reach new height.

Posting whole article.

Signalling a massive shake-up in the way sports is administered in India, Sports Minister and Olympic silver winner Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore told The Indian Express on Friday that his ministry is in the process of drafting professionals to monitor top sportspersons and, “in a way, privatise” the machinery.

The ministry’s plan also includes the setting up of a 24×7, 365-day control room where the athletes’ performance will be monitored by professionals, including high performance managers. Rathore said the ministry will soon launch a Request for Proposal (RfP) to hire international consultants for recruiting professionals to execute the flagship Target Olympic Podium and Khelo India programmes.

The professionals will be given financial autonomy to reduce the red-tapism that has been criticised by several athletes, said Rathore, who is the first international-level sportsperson to become Sports Minister.

“We are hiring high performance managers, who could be from outside the country as well. We are hiring CEOs, who will take care of administration, logistics and everything else. They will specifically look at the teams that will compete at the continental games and cater to them. So the red-tapism is out,” Rathore said.

“There will be a 24×7, 365 days control room where the athletes’ performance is constantly monitored by these professionals. We will give them the funds, so there is no bureaucracy,” he said, adding that the ministry will soon have a new office, Khel Bhavan, to house all officials and the control room. The plan is based on recommendations from the Olympic Task Force set up by the Prime Minister, he said.

At present, these tasks are carried out by the government officials who are deputed with the Sports Authority of India (SAI) and the Sports Ministry. That trend is likely to end, with Rathore saying that the ministry will hire professionals and researchers for its 15 priority sports.

The Sports Minister said that the professional administrators will be paid the same remuneration as foreign coaches. “Those (foreign coaches) who are getting picked are getting $15,000 (monthly) and those who are picking (administrators) are stuck in the old system of bureaucracy. This has to change. We will pay them the market rate. The mindset needs to change… If our skill trainers are important and are being paid as much as foreign coaches, the logistics and administration officials are equally important.”

SAI officials will be made in charge of managing stadiums and centres of excellence, apart from communicating with various federations. “The SAI has to be made extremely professional. The project officers have been there for years. Some are still energetic. But the energy levels have to be same as that of an athlete. We need to match that,” Rathore said.

“The mandate needs to be very clear. Overall, SAI will look after excellence and managing stadiums. Elite athletes will be in contact with the professional team, which we are putting in place now,” he said. Rathore said that the ministry is also set to launch the National School Games in January, which will be conducted on par with the Asian Games.


-Ankit


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