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newshockey19 days ago

Will play till my teammates don't kick me out of the team, says hockey goalkeeper PR Sreejesh

After a stupendous performance by the hockey teams in the Tokyo Olympics, the road has only gotten tougher for the 2024 Paris Games, with all the expectations. PR Sreejesh, who was one of the pillars of the team during Olympics, feels that he can make it to next Games and has motivation to do so.
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newshockeya month ago

Hockey India announces 30-member core group for national camp

Hockey India on Saturday announced a 30-member probable group for the upcoming senior national camp in Bengaluru, starting October 4. Following the retirements of Rupinder Pal Singh, SV Sunil and Birendra Lakra, the seniors who find a spot in camp are Manpreet Singh, PR Sreejesh and Harmanpreet.
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newshockey2 months ago

Honours and accolades were overwhelming, but now need to focus on 2022 Asian Games, asserts Manpreet Singh

Indian men's hockey team skipper Manpreet Singh stated that the honours and accolades received after winning the Olympics Bronze medal, in Tokyo, have been overwhelming, but now the players need to focus on the 2022 Asian Games. The Asiad will be held in Hangzhou, China from 10 to 25 September 2022.
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newshockey2 months ago

Indian hockey teams might not participate in 2022 Commonwealth Games

Participation of the Indian hockey teams at the 2022 Commonwealth Games is doubtful, with the IOA planning to keep the players fresh for the Asian Games which kick-starts a month later. The men's team recently claimed a historic bronze medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, a month earlier.
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newshockey2 months ago

Did not realise the magnitude of bronze medal till we landed in India, reveals Manpreet Singh

Indian men’s hockey team skipper Manpreet Singh revealed that they realised the magnitude of the bronze medal win at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics only after they landed home. It was a historic feat for the eight-time champions who claimed an Olympic medal for the first time in 41 years.
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newshockey2 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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newshockey3 months 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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newshockey4 months ago

Huge honour to be the Flag Bearer of the Indian contingent at the Opening Ceremony, admits Manpreet Singh

Indian men's hockey team skipper Manpreet Singh stated that he is honoured to have been summoned as one of the Flag Bearers of the Indian contingent at the opening ceremony of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Six-time world champion boxer Mary Kom is the other athlete to complete the formalities on July 23.
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newshockey4 months 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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newshockey4 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian men's hockey squad announced

The 16-member Indian men's hockey squad for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics has been announced by Hockey India, with 10 debutants making it to the final list along with veterans Mandeep Singh, PR Sreejesh and Amit Rohidas. The Men in Blue will begin its campaign against New Zealand on July 24.
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