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Hockey structure in India needs more regular domestic leagues: Bovelander


Jaspreet Sahni | Timesofindia.com NEW DELHI: At Atlanta in 1996, Floris Jan Bovelander was at the top of his game when the Dutch needed it the most. In the space of three minutes, he erased Spain’s one-goal lead. Fifteen minutes later, when the Netherlands were celebrating an Olympic gold, Bovelander was clear about another fact: that … Continue reading Hockey structure in India needs more regular domestic leagues: Bovelander

Bovelander Foundation aangemerkt als ANBI

Bovelander Foundation classified as Public Benefit Organisation


Like many other foundations, the Bovelander Foundation is dependent on the government, corporates and donations from donors. Without their help, we cannot do what we are doing now. We are therefore very grateful for the help we have received so far. Our newly acquired Public Benefit Organisation (Algemeen Nut Beogende Instelling – ANBI) status makes … Continue reading Bovelander Foundation classified as Public Benefit Organisation

Mangra Dodray

Mangra Dodray


Ever since CInI, Tata Trusts and Bovelander Foundation started the grassroots Hockey Program in Govt. High School, Ganaloya village at Khunti. Mangra Dodray, a young Munda Tribal boy then a 6th Std. Student joined the hockey training in the school. This was the first time he was playing with a good hockeystick and getting opportunities … Continue reading Mangra Dodray

Jasmani Tiru

Jasmani Tiru


My Name is Jasmani Tiru. I am from the Pelol village of Khunti, which is 50 km form Ranchi. I started playing Hockey watching both my brothers play. Soon with the bamboo stick made by my brothers I was dribbling the ball. In the school, in my third grade the school teacher Mr. Dashrath Mahto … Continue reading Jasmani Tiru