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newshockey9 days ago

CWG 2022 hockey | Manpreet Singh to lead Team India, Harmanpreet named deputy

Hockey India on Monday named the 18-member Indian Men's Hockey Team for the prestigious Commonwealth Games scheduled to begin on 29th July in Birmingham. India grouped in Pool B along with England, Canada, Wales, and Ghana will begin their campaign on 31st July against minnows Ghana. 
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newshockey4 months ago

FIH Men' Hockey Pro League | Hockey India announces squad for matches against Spain, Manpreet Singh to lead side

Hockey India announced the 20-member team that would compete in the FIH Men's Hockey Pro League matches against Spain in Bhubaneswar, Odisha. The matches will take place on 26th and 27th February, with Manpreet Singh leading the side, while Harmanpreet Singh being his deputy for the leg.
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newshockey9 months ago

Individual awards are reflection of lot of hard work by lot of people in the group, asserts Graham Reid

Graham Reid feels that the multiple awards won by the national team players at the FIH Hockey Stars Awards is a reflection of the hard work put in by a lot of people in the group. India's Harmanpreet Singh and Gurjit Kaur won the FIH Player of the Year awards in the men's and women's categories.
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newshockey9 months ago

Indian players sweep away FIH Hockey Stars Awards

Indian players swept away the top honours of the Hockey Star Awards which was announced today by the FIH (International Hockey Federation, on Wednesday). Dragflicker Harmanpreet Singh was named the FIH Player of the Year in the men's category, while PR Sreejesh won the Goalkeeper of the Year award.
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newshockey10 months ago

Gurjant Singh and Harmenpreet Singh could have well missed out 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Indian men’s hockey team forward Gurjant Singh revealed that he and Harmanpreet Singh could have well missed out on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics if the event was not delayed by one year. Both of them suffered injuries and underwent surgeries, with them recovering just in time for the postponed Games.
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newshockey10 months ago

Punjab government renames 10 schools after 2020 Tokyo Olympics medalists

In an initiative to honour the bronze medal-winning hockey team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the Punjab government has renamed 10 of its schools after players from the state that featured at the mega event. The Indian men’s hockey team claimed a medal at the Olympics for the first time since 1980.
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newshockeya year ago

Twitter reacts as Indian men’s hockey team claim an Olympic medal after 41 years

1.3 billion Indians woke up to a historic morning as the Indian men’s hockey claimed its first Olympic medal since 1980. India defeated Germany in a 5-4 thriller to clinch the bronze medal, even though Manpreet Singh and his boys were trailing by 1-3 in the second quarter of the game.
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newshockeya year ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Hockey India appoints Manpreet Singh as captain of the men's team

Indian half-back Manpreet Singh has been appointed as the captain of the national team for the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics, which begins next month. The Punjab-based player was part of India's squad in both the 2012 London and 2016 Rio Games and will be making his third appearances at the Olympics.
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newshockeya year ago

India script second consecutive victory over Olympic champions Argentina

The Indian men’s hockey team continued their destructive form by scripting a 3-0 win over 2016 Olympic champions Argentina in their FIH Pro League match in Buenos Aires, on Sunday. India is now placed at the fourth spot in the FIH Pro League standings, having collected 15 points from 8 matches.
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newshockeya year ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | We have enough experience and talent to come out victorious, claims Harmanpreet Singh

Indian hockey star Harmanpreet Singh believes that they have got enough ‘experience’ and ‘talent’ in their ranks to play out a successful campaign at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Graham Reid's boys will play against Argentina, Australia, Spain, New Zealand, and Japan in the group stage in Tokyo.
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