20 August 2006

True Indian Game

National Game

Hockey is the Notional Game of India. Unmatched excellence and incomparable virtuosity brought India a string of Olympic gold medals. The brilliant Indians brought a touch of magic to their play and the ball-juggling feats of the Indians were a sheer delight. The Golden Era of hockey in India was the period form 1928-1956 when India won 6 consecutive gold medals in the Olympics. During the Golden Era, India played 24 Olympic matches, won all 24, scored178 goals (at an average of 7.43 goals per match) and conceeded only 7goals. The two other gold medals for India came in the 1964 Tokyo Olympics and the 1980Moscow Olympics.