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newshockey18 days 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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newshockeya month 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 month 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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newshockeya month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Mental state of the Indian men's hockey team will be decisive, asserts Roelant Oltmans

Former head coach of the men's hockey team, Roelant Oltmans feels that the mental state of the Indian players will be decisive to India's fortunes in the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics. The Manpreet Singh-led side will kick-start their Olympic campaign against New Zealand on July 24.
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featurehockeya month ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Meet your Olympians - Indian Hockey Team (Men's and Women's)

Even though India are still the most successful men’s hockey team at the Olympics, with eight gold medals, they are yet to claim a podium finish since the 1980 Moscow Games. However, with a rejuvenated squad gearing up for the mega-event, this might be their best chance to end the trophy drought.
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newshockey2 months ago

Very lucky to play alongside Manpreet Singh in the midfield, admits Nilkanta Sharma

Indian hockey star Nilkanta Sharma feels extremely lucky to play alongside skipper Manpreet Singh in the midfield. The Indian men's hockey side has been performing exceedingly well in the past couple of years and is a major medal prospect in the upcoming 2021 Tokyo Olympics, which begins on July 23.
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newshockey3 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Indian men's hockey team have the best chance to win medal at the Olympics, claims Manpreet Singh

Indian men’s hockey team skipper Manpreet Singh believes that they have the best chance to win a medal and break the 40-year jinx at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. The men in blue will begin their conquest for a record ninth Olympic gold medal with their fixture against New Zealand, on July 24.
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newshockey3 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Task not over until we stand on the podium in Tokyo, admits Manpreet Singh

Indian men’s hockey team captain Manpreet Singh feels that they should not get lost in the recent success against Argentina, with their job not finished until standing on the podium in Tokyo. India has been pitted in a group alongside Argentina, Australia, Japan, New Zealand, and Spain at the Games.
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newshockey4 months ago

Senior players helped me lot to come back from injuries, reveals Varun Kumar

Indian hockey star Varun Kumar revealed that the advice from senior players like Manpreet Singh, PR Sreejesh and Rupinder Pal helped him recover from injuries and make his comeback with the national team. The Indian team will be up against Argentina in their Pro League matches on April 11 and 12.
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newshockey4 months ago

2021 Tokyo Olympics | Argentina tour to help the hockey team develop ahead of Games, asserts Graham Reid

Indian hockey team coach Graham Reid feels that the upcoming FIH Pro League matches against Argentina, in April would be a great opportunity to continue their growth and development ahead of the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. India will play six matches in the South American tour that kicks-off on April 6.
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