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FIH president Batra's father tests positive for Covid-19

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Filed on May 28, 2020
Narinder Batra was elected President at the 45th FIH Congress at Dubai Festival City in 2016. - KT file

The 47th FIH Congress was postponed earlier this month and the term of Batra, which was due to end in October, was extended

International Hockey Federation (FIH) and Indian Olympic Association's (IOA) President Narinder Batra said on Thursday that his father has tested positive for coronavirus along with four members of his residential staff.

Additionally two members of staff, one each from his offices in New Delhi and Faridabad have also tested positive for the virus.

However, Batra said that his own result came out negative.

Narinder Batra will remain President of the FIH until May 2021. The 47th FIH Congress was postponed earlier this month and the terms of Batra and the Executive Board members, which were due to end in October, have now been extended.


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