Hockey Stars to go on hunger strike

Bangalore, Sep 27: 2007 Indian hockey players are considering going on hunger strike to protest about the rewards being given to the winning Twenty20 cricket World Cup squad.

National hockey coach Joaquim Carvalho, whose side retained the Asia Cup title this month, said players from Karnataka were thinking of staging a hunger strike after the state government announced payments only to the Twenty20 squad members from the region.

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Story first published: Thursday, September 27, 2007, 15:35 [IST]
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