Terry Walsh Demands More Control, May Stay on as Hockey India Coach

Terry Walsh met Sports Authority of India Director General Jiji Thomson to thrash out bureaucratic issues stifling Indian hockey. The Aussie coach resigned on Tuesday but may stay on if his demands were met.

updated: October 22, 2014 16:16 IST
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File photo of Terry Walsh instructing the Indian hockey team.


Terry Walsh, who resigned as India's chief national hockey coach on Tuesday, has made a U-turn and decided to stay on. This came after his discussion with Sports Authority of India, his employers.

A day after his dramatic decision to quit, India's chief hockey coach Terry Walsh on Wednesday, decided to continue in his post after a meeting with top sports officials, who have assured the Australian that his concerns will be addressed in a fresh contract.

After a hectic meeting with the Sports Ministry and SAI officials, the 60-year-old Walsh decided not to push for his resignation, much to the relief of the country's hockey fraternity.

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