Hockey India Latest News: Indian athletes dominated the International Hockey Federation’s (FIH) annual awards this time. Angered by this, the Belgian Federation started questioning it. Hockey India is very upset with this attitude of Belgium. Hockey India claimed that Belgium’s public outrage over Indian players winning all the awards at the FIH’s annual awards was nothing short of “racial discrimination”. Hockey India said that the global body should start an investigation on this matter.
In a strongly-worded letter to International Hockey Federation (FIH) Chief Executive Officer Thierry Weil, Hockey India President Gyanandro Ningombam said Belgium and its players were insulting Indian award winners by questioning the voting system and degrading their achievements. was to show. Ningombam wrote in the letter, “The public statements of displeasure at the announcement of Indian winners are highly insulting and are not within the spirit of hockey game and sportsmanship.”
“The objections raised by the Belgian Federation to the 2021 winners need a careful examination by the FIH Steering Panel, which I view as discrimination/racial discrimination,” he wrote. It is worth noting that this time Indian athletes dominated the annual awards of FIH and they surprised everyone by winning all the awards. Regarding this, Belgium raised the issue by raising the question. Now Hockey India has retaliated on this and has demanded the intervention of the global body in the matter.
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