Search:



The Web

Rediff








 Latest Sports news on mobile: sms SPRT to 7333

Home > Sports > News > PTI > Report


Jugraj in Delhi enroute to US

September 28, 2003 16:36 IST

Hockey star Jugraj Singh, who suffered multiple injuries in a car crash early in October, was on Sunday brought to Delhi from Ludhiana, where he had been undergoing treatment.

The 20-year-old Punjab Police officer arrived in the afternoon in a helicopter provided by the Sahara Group and was received at the airport by IHF officials. He was later admitted to Batra Hospital for further treatment.

"We are taking steps to send him to the United States at the earliest. The medical board of the US Olympic Council has agreed to take care of Jugraj, who will be sent there as soon as all the formalities are completed," IHF chief protocol officer Suresh Sharma told PTI in Delhi.

"The medical facilities available in Delhi are much better than in Ludhiana. Moreover, it will also serve as a transit point for Jugraj since it would be more comfortable for him to fly to the US from here than from any other place," Sharma said.

7333: The Latest News on Your Mobile!
© Copyright 2005 PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.

Share your comments


 What do you think about the story?




Read what others have to say:


Number of User Comments: 1




Sub: wishing a speedy recovery.

The services of Jugraj singh is highly needed esp. in converting penalty corners as there is no one even close to him in the current ...


Posted by Ramanathan




Disclaimer




Article Tools
Email this article
Top emailed links
Print this article
Write us a letter
Discuss this article



Related Stories


IHF urged to pay Jugraj's bills

Sports Ministry to pick bills

Jugraj Singh hurt in accident



People Who Read This Also Read


Schumi a point from title

Rajinder, Pillay in public row

Van Nistelrooy 'tricks'







Copyright © 2005 rediff.com India Limited. All Rights Reserved.