Tokyo Paralympics: Hockey team captains Rani, Manpreet send best wishes to Indian contingent | Tokyo Paralympics News

Tokyo Paralympics: Hockey team captains Rani, Manpreet send best wishes to Indian contingent | Tokyo Paralympics News

NEW DELHI: Ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics, the women’s hockey team captain Rani Rampal and men’s skipper Manpreet Singh on Monday sent their best wishes to the Indian contingent for the upcoming 2020 Tokyo Paralympics, which will be underway from August 24. In her message for the Indian contingent, Rani said, “It is now … Read more

Future of hockey in India is bright: Manpreet Singh | Hockey News

Future of hockey in India is bright: Manpreet Singh | Hockey News

BHUBANESWAR: It took 41 years for India to win a medal in hockey at the Olympics when the men’s team clinched the bronze in Tokyo on August 5, defeating Germany 5-4 in a thrilling play-off encounter. And the captain of that team, Manpreet Singh, feels that the future of hockey in India is very bright. … Read more

Hockey skipper Manpreet Singh loves to binge on butter chicken, Neeraj Chopra says fruits are his ‘comfort food’ | Tokyo Olympics News

Hockey skipper Manpreet Singh loves to binge on butter chicken, Neeraj Chopra says fruits are his 'comfort food' | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: While fitness is of utmost importance for athletes, the Indian men’s hockey skipper Manpreet Singh loves to have butter chicken when it comes to picking his favourite comfort food. However, javelin-thrower and Tokyo Olympics gold medallist Neeraj Chopra is pretty strict on his diet as he sticks to fruits when it comes to … Read more

Hockey players from Punjab, Haryana get rousing welcome on returning home | Tokyo Olympics News

Hockey players from Punjab, Haryana get rousing welcome on returning home | Tokyo Olympics News

CHANDIGARH: Members of national men’s and women’s hockey team belonging to Punjab and Haryana on Wednesday returned to their home states to a rousing reception after their stupendous performances in the Tokyo Olympics. The Punjab players in the bronze medal winning Indian men’s hockey team led by Manpreet Singh and women player Gurjit Kaur paid … Read more

Manpreet Singh: PM Modi’s pep talk after semifinal loss gave a positive energy ahead of bronze medal tie | Tokyo Olympics News

Manpreet Singh: PM Modi's pep talk after semifinal loss gave a positive energy ahead of bronze medal tie | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: A triumphant Indian men’s hockey team captain Manpreet Singh on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s pep talk after its semifinal loss against Belgium worked wonders and instilled a positive energy to the players, which eventually translated into a podium finish after 41 years in the Olympics. Just after losing 2-5 to world … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams achieve best-ever world rankings | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Indian men's and women's hockey teams achieve best-ever world rankings | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: The Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams jumped one spot each to achieve their highest-ever world rankings at number 3 and 8 respectively, riding on their historic campaign at the Tokyo Olympics. The Indian men’s team, which ended a 41-year-old medal drought by clinching a historic bronze in the Olympics, was placed behind … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Indian hockey team’s captain Manpreet Singh promised mother a medal just before the match | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: Indian hockey team's captain Manpreet Singh promised mother a medal just before the match | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: It was 5 am in India on Thursday. Manjit Kaur, mother of Indian men’s hockey team captain, Manpreet Singh, received a phone call at her residence in Punjab’s Mithapur village (about 6 kilometres from Jalandhar). It was her son’s call. It was surprising for the mother since Manpreet seldom calls two hours before … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020 India: Hockey sheds horrors of past for Olympic bronze; Ravi Dahiya wins debut silver | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics 2020 India: Hockey sheds horrors of past for Olympic bronze; Ravi Dahiya wins debut silver | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: India’s newest wrestling star Ravi Dahiya picked up an impressive silver on his Olympic debut but the country was left emotionally stirred by its lionhearted men’s hockey team players who secured a bronze that washed away four decades of pain and disappointment that the sport and its followers have endured. Thirteen years after failing … Read more

Former Pakistan captain Waseem Ahmed shares Olympic joy of his ‘hockey brothers’ from India | Tokyo Olympics News

Former Pakistan captain Waseem Ahmed shares Olympic joy of his 'hockey brothers' from India | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: Whenever the Indian hockey team would return with the Olympic gold medals it won between 1928 and 1980, more so in the post-Independence era, the country would roll out the red carpet for them. After a gap of 41 years, during which time India went to the edge of an Olympic semifinal qualification … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Prime Minister Modi speaks to Manpreet Singh, coach Reid after Games win | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Prime Minister Modi speaks to Manpreet Singh, coach Reid after Games win | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday lauded the hard work of the Indian men’s hockey team and its Australian coach Graham Reid during a telephonic conversation with skipper Manpreet Singh and the support staff after the team’s bronze medal win at the Olympic Games. Modi called Manpreet and congratulated him and the team … Read more