Manpreet Singh

Happy ending to India's up-and-down year in hockey

Happy ending to India's up-and-down year in hockey

Things weren't exactly going to plan until Hockey India appointed new coaches and were rewarded with Asia Cup gold by both men and women's team.

Dec 14, 2017, 16:37 PM IST
HWL 2017 Final: India out of form but not out of it

HWL 2017 Final: India out of form but not out of it

To call India’s performance below-par will be an understatement. After a fighting draw against Australia, the team’s graph plunged in defeats against England (2-3) and Germany (0-2).

Dec 05, 2017, 18:02 PM IST
Hockey: It's been a testing journey to 200 caps, says India captain Manpreet Singh

Hockey: It's been a testing journey to 200 caps, says India captain Manpreet Singh

Quite often, the true stories of the battle get lost in the glow of victory, but the background to such journeys always remains close to the heart of all achievers.

Dec 03, 2017, 19:46 PM IST

HWL Final, India vs Australia — As it happened...

Follow live India-Australia hockey score and updates from HWL Final, being played in Bhubaneswar.

Dec 01, 2017, 21:01 PM IST
India vs Australia, Hockey World League Final: Live Streaming, TV Guide, Date, Time, Venue

India vs Australia, Hockey World League Final: Live Streaming, TV Guide, Date, Time, Venue

India will open their campaign in the elite HWL Final against world champions and title holders Australia in Pool B.

Dec 01, 2017, 16:38 PM IST
Hockey World League Final: Nothing less than a medal should make India happy

Hockey World League Final: Nothing less than a medal should make India happy

Ranked 6th in the world at the moment, but playing the HWL Final only as virtue of hosts, India would want to tell the world that they are not in the top-eight group to make the numbers.

Dec 01, 2017, 16:01 PM IST
Sardar Singh is invaluable in defence, says India's hockey captain Manpreet Singh

Sardar Singh is invaluable in defence, says India's hockey captain Manpreet Singh

Manpreet Singh, who led India to the 2017 Asia Cup hockey title after a decade, is all praise for former skipper Sardar Singh, saying the veteran midfielder's presence in defence in the prestigious tournament was a boost for the backline.

Nov 08, 2017, 12:47 PM IST
India vs Malaysia, Hockey Asia Cup 2017 Final: Live streaming, TV listing, time, date, venue, squads

India vs Malaysia, Hockey Asia Cup 2017 Final: Live streaming, TV listing, time, date, venue, squads

Two join top scorers in the tournament will be seen in action today. Harmanpreet Singh and Faizal Saari are with seven goals each.

Oct 22, 2017, 08:46 AM IST
Asia Cup Hockey 2017: India beat Pakistan 3-1 to top Pool A

Asia Cup Hockey 2017: India beat Pakistan 3-1 to top Pool A

Pakistan, the winners of the first three editions of the tournament, started the third-quarter spritely, but two strikes from India in quick succession, in the 43rd and 45th minutes, dampened their spirits.

Oct 15, 2017, 19:53 PM IST
India vs Pakistan, Hockey Asia Cup 2017: What the numbers say ahead of the big match

India vs Pakistan, Hockey Asia Cup 2017: What the numbers say ahead of the big match

India won 7-1 for their biggest ever victory against Pakistan and then pummeled them again, this time 6-1, a week later during the Hockey World League Semifinals in London earlier in June.

Oct 15, 2017, 13:58 PM IST
Super Sunday awaits India vs Pakistan in hockey Asia Cup

Super Sunday awaits India vs Pakistan in hockey Asia Cup

Both the teams had shooting practice against hosts Bangladesh, beating them 7-0 each. But the superiority of India reflected in comparing the scorelines of two teams against Japan.

Oct 15, 2017, 11:19 AM IST
Asia Cup Hockey: Confident India face stern Pakistan test

Asia Cup Hockey: Confident India face stern Pakistan test

Rated as favourites to win the title, the Indians have been impressive so far, beating Japan and hosts Bangladesh comprehensively in their opening two Pool A matches.

Oct 14, 2017, 19:12 PM IST
What the 10th hockey Asia Cup means to India

What the 10th hockey Asia Cup means to India

It hasn't been a year to remember so far for India. A bronze medal at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup was at best restoration of pride, after India failed to beat Malaysia for a place in the final. The HWL Semifinals in London brought further embarrassment, after India almost handed out World Cup invitations in defeats against Malaysia and Canada.

Oct 11, 2017, 09:10 AM IST
India vs Japan, Asia Cup Hockey 2017: Live streaming, TV listings, time, date, venue, squads

India vs Japan, Asia Cup Hockey 2017: Live streaming, TV listings, time, date, venue, squads

Indian last played Japan in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup earlier this year where they won the encounter 4-3.

Oct 10, 2017, 17:25 PM IST
Asia Cup Hockey 2017: Live streaming, TV listings, full schedule, India squad

Asia Cup Hockey 2017: Live streaming, TV listings, full schedule, India squad

This is also India's lone international outing before the year-ending big event, the FIH Hockey World League Final to be held in Bhubaneswar. And India will open their campaign on Wednesday with a tricky tie against Japan.

Oct 10, 2017, 15:59 PM IST
Asia Cup Hockey 2017: Confident India face Japan in tricky opener

Asia Cup Hockey 2017: Confident India face Japan in tricky opener

The Indians last played Japan in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup earlier this year where they won the encounter 4-3.

Oct 10, 2017, 15:00 PM IST
Hockey: 'Trust' the buzzword as India embark on 'Mission Asia Cup'

Hockey: 'Trust' the buzzword as India embark on 'Mission Asia Cup'

New coach Sjoerd Marijne got the boys around him upon taking charge and said that a team's progress depends as much on the trust factor as on skills and other aspects.

Oct 09, 2017, 14:25 PM IST
Manpreet Singh named the Indian hockey captain for HWL semis in England

Manpreet Singh named the Indian hockey captain for HWL semis in England

Harmanpreet and Rupinder will continue to be the penalty corner specialists while Akash Chikte and Vikas Dahiya will carry the onus of goalkeepers for the team in the absence of Sreejesh.

May 18, 2017, 16:46 PM IST
Sultan Azlan Shah Cup great chance for youngsters to show their mettle: Manpreet Singh

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup great chance for youngsters to show their mettle: Manpreet Singh

With the senior men's team for the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup scheduled to be announced next week, Manpreet feels the tournament in Ipoh, Malaysia is a great platform to see where the side stands ahead of the HWL Semifinal.

Apr 04, 2017, 13:58 PM IST
Indian hockey is back to top once again, feels British midfielder Ashley Jackson

Indian hockey is back to top once again, feels British midfielder Ashley Jackson

Jackson has been one of the most successful captains in the Hockey India League with his team Ranchi Rays winning the event on two occasions.

Jan 15, 2017, 23:55 PM IST