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Hockey players to get Rs 1 lakh each

November 01, 2003 00:02 IST
Last Updated: October 31, 2003 23:04 IST

Hockey high in Hyderabad

 The Indian Hockey Federation decided to award Rs 100,000 to each member of the team which defeated Pakistan en route to the Afro-Asian Games gold medal.

The announcement was made by IHF president K P S Gill after the final in Hyderabad on Friday.

Sports Minister Vikram Verma also congratulated the team on its convincing 3-1 victory.


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Sub: what abou women's hockey team

hockey teams of both men's and women's have made india proud. so if at all we are going to honour our teams, it shud be ...

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Sub: Champs we are !!

Indian Hockey! Magic it is! Indian Players! Wizards they are! The Indian Hockey team has given us some sweet championship victories in the last couple ...

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Sub: Good- Pay them even more

It is heartening to know that players have won this much prize money. Let us rock n roll on European teams as well.

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