newshockey2 months ago

Sardar Singh included in Hockey India selection committee

Former skipper Sardar Singh has been named in the 13-member selection committee of Hockey India which is headed by another former player BP Govinda. Sardar had earlier announced his retirement from the game after India’s disappointing performance at the Asian Games in August last year. 
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newshockey2 months ago

After sacking, Harendra Singh blasts Hockey India's interfernce in team selection

In a letter to SAI, Harendra Singh has lashed out at the senior officials of Hockey India and revealed that he was asked to remove the names of Rupinderpal Singh, SV Sunil, and Birendra Lakra from the World Cup squad. India suffered a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Netherlands in the quarter-finals.
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newshockey4 months ago

A player of Rupinder Pal Singh’s experience deserved one more chance, says Sardar Singh

Former captain Sardar Singh has sated that in big events like the upcoming Hockey World cup a player with experience is a huge asset and that’s why Rupinder Pal Singh deserved a place in the World cup squad. Rupinder was not picked for the World Cup by the selectors for his poor recent run.
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newshockey4 months ago

Surprised by Rupinder Pal Singh’s exclusion, says Thomas Briels

Belgium Hockey team captain Thomas Briels has stated that he is surprised that Rupinder Pal Singh has not been included in the Indian World Cup squad. Apart from Singh, SV Sunil was also excluded, though his exclusion seems to have come on the back of an injury he sustained during practice.
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newshockey5 months ago

Hockey India calls 34 players for National Camp ahead of Men’s World Cup

Hockey India has called 34 players to form a core group for the National Camp ahead of the Men’s World Cup to be held in Bhubaneswar from November 28. The players will report to chief coach Harendra Singh for the 23-day long camp at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar which will begin on November 1.
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newshockey6 months ago

Hockey India selects 25 players for national camp to be held in Bhubaneswar

Hockey India has named a 25-player core group for the national camp which is scheduled to begin on September 16 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. The players will report to the chief coach of the national team Harendra Singh for the training camp which will conclude on October 14.
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newshockey7 months ago

Asian Games | We are favourites to win gold this year, reveals PR Sreejesh

PR Sreejesh is of the opinion that the Indian hockey team are the favourites to win gold at this year’s Asian Games in Jakarta which will also secure a spot for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. No team has ever won back-to-back gold at the Asian Games, If India win they will be the first to do so.
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newshockey8 months ago

India triumph over New Zealand 4-2 in first hockey Test

The Indian men’s hockey team has started their three-match Test series on a positive note by defeating New Zealand 4-2 in the first hockey Test at the Sports Authority of India, Bengaluru Campus on Thursday. Rupinder Pal Singh and Stephen Jenness are the leading goal scorers at the moment.
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newshockey8 months ago

Rupinder Pal Singh’s brace hands India a well-deserved win against New Zealand

Rupinder Pal Singh’s brilliant brace along with goals from Mandeep Singh and Harmanpreet Singh helped India to a 4-2 win against New Zealand in the first match of a three-match Test series. India now lead the series 1-0 and will face the Kiwis in the second match on Saturday in Bangalore.
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newshockey9 months ago

Asian Games 2018 | PR Sreejesh to lead team in Jakarta; Sardar retained as well

PR Sreejesh has been chosen to lead the Indian team that also includes Rupinder Pal Singh, Akashdeep Singh, and Sardar Singh, at the 2018 Asian Games, Hockey India announced today. It was also revealed that Chinglensana will act as Sreejesh’s deputy for the tournament which will be held in August.
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