Sports Ministry Appoints Six-Member Panel to Decide Hockey Coach Terry Walsh Future

Hockey coach Terry Walsh has kept his resignation on hold and has agreed to continue in his role provided his conditions were fulfilled.

Updated: November 14, 2014 21:08 IST
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New Delhi: The Sports Ministry on Thursday appointed a six-member panel comprising former India hockey captains Ajit Pal Singh, Ashok Kumar and Zafar Iqbal to assess the demands made by Terry Walsh to stay on as the chief coach of the national team. (Read: Hockey India Appoints MK Kaushik as Central Zone's High Performance Manager)

The panel has little time to decide on the future of Walsh, who has categorically said that he won't continue after his contract expires on November 19, if he doesn't have his way in running of the team.

Sports secretary Ajit Sharan said the Ministry wants Walsh to carry on.

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