On March 14th, India women’s hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne was set to go home to the Netherlands to spend some time with his family. But with the coronavirus pandemic causing travel restrictions across the globe, Marijne decided to stay back at Sports Authority of India centre in Bengaluru with his team. A couple of weeks later, Prime Minister Narendra Modi imposed a nationwide lockdown in India, with Marijne, along with his team, still at SAI center in Bengaluru. Being at the camp for nearly nine weeks now, Marijne says he is eagerly waiting for the lockdown to lift so that he and the players can visit their families. In an exclusive chat with Hindustan Times, the Dutchman opens up on how the team is keeping themselves positive away from families amid lockdown:HT SPECIAL – TOP SPORTSPERSONS TALK ABOUT LIFE IN LOCKDOWNHere are the excerpts:How have you been holding up in Bengaluru amid nationwide lockdown?We have been doing very well here at Sports Authority Center in Bengaluru. It has obviously been a long time that we have been here, therefore everyone is just waiting for the lockdown to get over, so we can all go home to… Read full this story
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