The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has selected Manpreet Singh, the captain of the men's hockey team, as co-flagbearer of Team India for the opening ceremony of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games alongside badminton star P.V. Sindhu.
A total of 19 Indian athletes, including flag-bearers iconic boxer M C Mary Kom and men's hockey team captain Manpreet Singh, besides six officials, participated in the ceremony. The country has a 228-strong delegation in Tokyo, including over 120 athletes.
Muscat: Skipper Manpreet Singh put on a stellar show as India registered a facile 3-1 victory over arch-rivals Pakistan in the second match of the Asian Hockey Champions Trophy here on Saturday. India got off to the worst possible start as Pakistan forced a goal in the opening minute of the match through a penalty […]
New Delhi: The 18-member Indian men’s hockey team, led by midfielder Manpreet Singh, on Monday left for the 5th Hero Asian Champions Trophy, starting October 18 in Muscat. World No. 5 India will begin their campaign against host Oman before taking on Malaysia, Pakistan, South Korea and Japan. Speaking ahead of the team’s departure, captain Manpreet […]
Dhaka: After a dominant performance against Japan in their campaign at the Hero Asia Cup, the India hockey team, led by Manpreet Singh, will take on hosts Bangladesh in their next Pool A encounter here on Friday. Apart from an initial set back when Japan equalised in the fourth minute, India sailed through the match […]
Bhubaneswar: United States of America thumped South Africa 2-0 in opening match of the hockey FIH Men’s Series Finals which kicked off at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar here today. Christian de Angelis (47) and Paul Singh (57) scored for the USA while shot stopper for the North American side Jonathan Klages was however adjudged […]
Bhubaneswar: Skipper Manpreet Singh scored a brace as India beat Poland 3-1 in the ongoing FIH Series Finals hockey tournament, here on Friday. After a barren first quarter, Manpreet scored in the 21st and 26th minutes while drag-flicker Harmanpreet Singh converted a penalty corner in the 36th minute to help the hosts record their second […]
New Delhi: Mid-fielder Manpreet Singh will lead the Indian men’s hockey team in their upcoming tour of Belgium from September 26 to October 3. Hockey India on Friday announced the 20-member squad in which it named defender Harmanpreet Singh as vice-captain for the tour in which India will play three matches against Belgium and two […]
New Delhi: Manpreet Singh and Rani Rampal will lead the respective Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams at the upcoming Olympic Qualifiers scheduled to take place on November 1st and 2nd at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium in Bhubaneswar. The two teams are scheduled to take part in the two-legged Qualifiers where the World No. 5 […]
New Delhi: India men’s hockey captain Manpreet Singh has been nominated by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) for its Player of the Year award. Additionally, Vivek Prasad and Lalremsiami were nominated for the men’s and women’s FIH Rising star of the year awards respectively. Manpreet played a crucial role in leading the team to a […]
Lausanne: National men’s team captain Manpreet Singh on Thursday became the first Indian to win the International Hockey Federation’s (FIH) Player of the Year award, capping a memorable 2019 season in which he led the side to Olympic qualification. The 27-year-old midfielder, thus, became the first from the country to win the accolade since the […]
Bengaluru: India’s hockey team captain Manpreet Singh, Surender Kumar, Jaskaran Singh and Varun Kumar have tested COVID-19 positive after reporting to the national hockey camp in Sports Authority of India’s National Centre of Excellence (NCOE) in Bengaluru along with the team. This was revealed since as a proactive step, SAI made it mandatory for all […]