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Netting criminals, not goals: Former hockey skipper gets set for new innings, but Covid holds him up

Sports star self isolating after contracting Covid-19 can’t wait to get back to ‘fascinating’ training in weapons handling and investigations at the Madhuban Police Academy
From hockey stick to an AK-47 rifle: Sardar Singh gets set for his new role.(Sourced)
From hockey stick to an AK-47 rifle: Sardar Singh gets set for his new role.(Sourced)
Updated on Sep 24, 2020 09:09 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Saurabh Duggal

Sehwag, Sardar in12-member selection panel for National Sports Awards

Just like last year, the ministry opted for a single selection committee to pick the awardees among both athletes and coaches and it will be headed by Retired Supreme Court Justice, Mukundakam Sharma.
Former cricketer Virender Sehwag(HT Photo)
Former cricketer Virender Sehwag(HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 31, 2020 04:53 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

Sardar Singh regrets not being an Olympic medallist but says India have realistic chance in Tokyo

The Indian team has a rich Olympic history, winning an unprecedented eight gold besides a silver and two bronze medals.
File image of Sardar Singh.(Hocley India)
File image of Sardar Singh.(Hocley India)
Updated on Jul 20, 2020 12:41 PM IST
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New Delhi | By Press Trust of India

Hyderabad University releases order prohibiting protests, agitations in varsity campus

University of Hyderabad (UoH) on Monday released an order which prohibiting all protests and agitations in the varsity campus.
University of Hyderabad(Hindustan Time)
University of Hyderabad(Hindustan Time)
Updated on Aug 06, 2019 07:39 AM IST
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Indian hockey team kick off Olympic build-up against Russia

The hosts are the highest ranked team in this tournament and favourites to win the title and clinch one of the two berths for the Olympic qualifiers at the year end.
Indian hockey team captain Manpreet Singh during a press conference in Bhubaneswar.(PTI)
Indian hockey team captain Manpreet Singh during a press conference in Bhubaneswar.(PTI)
Updated on Jun 06, 2019 01:35 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubneshwar | By B Shrikant

Former hockey captain Sardar Singh named in OCA Standing Committee

Sardar is part of a 10-member panel which has been nominated for a four-year term from 2019 to 2023.
File image of former India hockey captain Sardar Singh(Frank Uijlenbroek)
File image of former India hockey captain Sardar Singh(Frank Uijlenbroek)
Updated on Mar 20, 2019 05:30 PM IST
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Press Trust of India | By PTI

None better than Harendra as India coach: Sandeep Singh

Harendra was sacked as India coach earlier this month following a disappointing 2018 and offered another stint with the junior squad. He became the sixth coach to be sacked in as many years.
File picture of India's field hockey coach Harendra Singh(AFP)
File picture of India's field hockey coach Harendra Singh(AFP)
Updated on Jan 23, 2019 04:45 PM IST
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New Delhi | By PTI

Giving hockey in India a major facelift

There is a lot of focus on the senior team, but India also needs to concentrate on its U-17 and U-18 players by making them play tournaments in Europe, says former captain Sardar Singh.
We cannot keep changing players and coaches for the sake of change and hope hockey will do well, says Sardar Singh.(Odisha Government)
We cannot keep changing players and coaches for the sake of change and hope hockey will do well, says Sardar Singh.(Odisha Government)
Updated on Dec 29, 2018 02:29 PM IST
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Key lessons for the Indian hockey team

Instead of mourning over the loss at the recently concluded World Cup, India should start preparing for other tournaments, says former hockey stalwart Sardar Singh.
Instead of reacting to the quarter-final loss, India should look forward to future competitions like the next World Cup and a spot in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, says former Indian captain Sardar Singh(Odisha government)
Instead of reacting to the quarter-final loss, India should look forward to future competitions like the next World Cup and a spot in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, says former Indian captain Sardar Singh(Odisha government)
Updated on Dec 24, 2018 03:15 PM IST
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Time for India to move on

The Hockey World Cup is over, but there are many more tournaments to look forward to, says former hockey stalwart Sardar Singh.
It’s time to erase the disappointment of the Hockey World Cup by winning lots of matches in the future, says Sardar Singh.(Odisha government)
It’s time to erase the disappointment of the Hockey World Cup by winning lots of matches in the future, says Sardar Singh.(Odisha government)
Updated on Dec 20, 2018 02:55 PM IST
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Former Indian hockey captain Sardar Singh booked in road rage case

Sardar Singh, his brother Didar Singh and an aide were booked in a road rage incident in Sector 35 in Chandigarh on Sunday.
File photo of Sardar Singh.(Frank Uijlenbroek)
File photo of Sardar Singh.(Frank Uijlenbroek)
Updated on Dec 16, 2018 10:31 PM IST
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Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent

A missed opportunity

Hockey player Sardar Singh ruminates on what possibly went wrong at the India v/s Netherlands quarter finals.
Netherlands beat India 2-1 at the 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup.(Odisha government)
Netherlands beat India 2-1 at the 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup.(Odisha government)
Updated on Dec 14, 2018 12:27 PM IST
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Sardar Singh keen on hockey academy in India and Canada

The 32-year-old is planning a hockey academy in Vancouver by mid-2019 and has applied for Permanent Residency (PR) in Canada.
File image of former India hockey captain Sardar Singh(Frank Uijlenbroek)
File image of former India hockey captain Sardar Singh(Frank Uijlenbroek)
Updated on Dec 14, 2018 08:52 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Sandip Sikdar

India’s depth in hockey allows them to look beyond Sardar Singh: Ric Charlesworth

Ric Charlesworth has not just won a World Cup as player, but also coached the Australian men’s team to World Cup crowns and women’s team to Olympic success.
Indian Hockey player Sardar Singh during a practice session ahead of Asian Games 2018.(PTI)
Indian Hockey player Sardar Singh during a practice session ahead of Asian Games 2018.(PTI)
Updated on Dec 03, 2018 06:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneshwar | By Sandip Sikdar

Hockey World Cup: India must be alert when Belgium attack from left - Sardar Singh

According to Sardar, India skipper Manpreet Singh, Akashdeep Singh, who is playing the role of linkman, goalkeeper PR Sreejesh and forward Mandeep Singh are the India players to watch.
Simranjeet Singh of India celebrates with teammates after scoring during the FIH Men's Hockey World Cup Pool C match between India and South Africa at Kalinga Stadium.(Getty Images for FIH)
Simranjeet Singh of India celebrates with teammates after scoring during the FIH Men's Hockey World Cup Pool C match between India and South Africa at Kalinga Stadium.(Getty Images for FIH)
Updated on Dec 02, 2018 12:03 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By Saurabh Duggal

World Cup 2018: It has been a dream start for India - Sardar Singh

Over 500 students across 120 schools and 72 Gurukuls were part of the ‘Sports for Change’ initiative and more than 350 under privileged children were shortlisted for the national qualifier round across different sports.
BHUBANESWAR, INDIA - NOVEMBER 28: Simranjeet Singh of India celebrates with teammates after scoring during the FIH Men's Hockey World Cup Pool C match between India and South Africa at Kalinga Stadium on November 28, 2018 in Bhubaneswar, India.(Getty Images for FIH)
BHUBANESWAR, INDIA - NOVEMBER 28: Simranjeet Singh of India celebrates with teammates after scoring during the FIH Men's Hockey World Cup Pool C match between India and South Africa at Kalinga Stadium on November 28, 2018 in Bhubaneswar, India.(Getty Images for FIH)
Updated on Nov 30, 2018 08:33 PM IST
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Hockey World Cup 2018: Sardar Singh misses playing for India, hopes for podium finish

The pivot of the Indian team till not long ago, the recipient of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna and Padma Shri, surprisingly announced his retirement a week after India returned from the Jakarta Asian Games
File picture of Sardar Singh(Getty Images)
File picture of Sardar Singh(Getty Images)
Updated on Nov 27, 2018 07:56 PM IST
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Bhubaneswar | By Saurabh Duggal

Hockey World Cup 2018: India get the right boost before tournament

A 23-day camp in November has prepared the team to take on the best at the quadrennial event which begins with India taking on South Africa on November 28.
File image: Indian players celebrate after winning a match.(PTI)
File image: Indian players celebrate after winning a match.(PTI)
Updated on Nov 24, 2018 04:36 PM IST
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Hockey World Cup 2018: Every player a captain in Manpreet Singh’s team

The post of India captain has also played several rounds of musical chairs this year. Manpreet, PR Sreejesh and former international Sardar Singh have all been India skipper at different times
BREDA - Rabobank Hockey Champions Trophy Final Australia - India Photo: Manpreet Singh. COPYRIGHT WORLDSPORTPICS FRANK UIJLENBROEK(Frank Uijlenbroek)
BREDA - Rabobank Hockey Champions Trophy Final Australia - India Photo: Manpreet Singh. COPYRIGHT WORLDSPORTPICS FRANK UIJLENBROEK(Frank Uijlenbroek)
Updated on Nov 13, 2018 11:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Bhubaneshwar | By Sandip Sikdar

Sardar Singh blames Sjoerd Marijne, David John for shock retirement

After the Asian Games, Sardar was not named among the probables for the Asian Champions Trophy in Oman, forcing him to think about his future.
File picture of Sardar Singh(AFP)
File picture of Sardar Singh(AFP)
Updated on Nov 03, 2018 07:15 PM IST
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Bhubaneswar | By HT Correspondent

Sachin Tendulkar inspired me to make comeback after Commonwealth Games snub: Sardar Singh

Sardar Singh was eager to continue till the 2020 Tokyo Olympics but destiny had other plans as he called time at 32, after a disappointing Asian Games campaign where India failed to defend its title.
Sardar Singh announced his retirement from the international hockey, for giving 12 long years in the service of the game.(PTI)
Sardar Singh announced his retirement from the international hockey, for giving 12 long years in the service of the game.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 15, 2018 08:01 PM IST
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Hockey India congratulates just-retired former captain Sardar Singh

Sardar called time on his 12-year career on Wednesday after he was dropped from the national camp probables for the Asian Champions Trophy and the World Cup.
File image of former India skipper Sardar Singh.(Getty Images)
File image of former India skipper Sardar Singh.(Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 14, 2018 04:21 PM IST
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Would like to coach European clubs in near future: Sardar Singh

Having confirmed his retirement on Wednesday, Sardar reiterated that he has not been forced into retirement by anyone but admitted that the semi-final loss to Malaysia at the Asian Games was a trigger.
File image of former India hockey captain Sardar Singh.(PTI)
File image of former India hockey captain Sardar Singh.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 13, 2018 09:08 PM IST
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Chandigarh | By PTI

Exclusive | Former India hockey captain Sardar Singh decides to call it a day, says it’s time for next generation to take over

The veteran of 350 international matches has decided to call it a day from the international arena. Sardar Singh has informed Hockey India and national coach Harendra Singh about the decision.
Sardar Singh of India #8 fights for the ball against Kenji Kitazato of Japan #11 during Men's Hockey Pool A Preliminary Round match between Japan and India on day six of the Asian Games on August 24, 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia.(Getty Images)
Sardar Singh of India #8 fights for the ball against Kenji Kitazato of Japan #11 during Men's Hockey Pool A Preliminary Round match between Japan and India on day six of the Asian Games on August 24, 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia.(Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 12, 2018 04:47 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Saurabh Duggal

Here’s everything you need to know about the Yo-Yo fitness test

The Yo-Yo test has created quite a buzz in the fitness circle. Here’s a quick low-down.
Cricketers Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni are considered the fastest runners between the wickets.(HT Photos)
Cricketers Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni are considered the fastest runners between the wickets.(HT Photos)
Updated on Aug 30, 2018 12:08 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By Abhinav Verma, New Delhi

Asian Games 2018: Sardar Singh beats Virat Kohli in Yo-Yo test

The halfback returns to the Indian squad for the Jakarta Asian Games and for coach Harendra Singh, he is part of the nucleus of the side which is brimming with confidence.
Bengaluru: Indian Hockey player Sardar Singh during a practice session ahead of Asian Games 2018, in Bengaluru on Friday, Aug 3, 2018.(PTI)
Bengaluru: Indian Hockey player Sardar Singh during a practice session ahead of Asian Games 2018, in Bengaluru on Friday, Aug 3, 2018.(PTI)
Updated on Aug 16, 2018 12:34 PM IST
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We are favourites to win gold in Asian Games, says PR Sreejesh

India finished runners-up to Australia in the elite Champions Trophy in the Netherlands which saw the team jumped one place to fifth in world rankings
India are defending champions at the Asian Games, having won the Gold at Incheon in 2014.(PTI)
India are defending champions at the Asian Games, having won the Gold at Incheon in 2014.(PTI)
Updated on Aug 14, 2018 08:43 AM IST
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Torch relay sets off, IOA says no change to Asian Games contingent

The Asian Games torch was lit by IOA president Narinder Batra on Sunday, who also said that there will not be any change to the 524-member squad for the quadrennial event.
Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra with Chairman Indonesia Asian Games Organizing Committee (INASGOC) Erick Thohir hold the torch during the 18th Asian Games Jakarta-Palembang 2018 Flame - Lighting Ceremony at Major Dhyanchand National Stadium in New Delhi.(HT PHOTO)
Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra with Chairman Indonesia Asian Games Organizing Committee (INASGOC) Erick Thohir hold the torch during the 18th Asian Games Jakarta-Palembang 2018 Flame - Lighting Ceremony at Major Dhyanchand National Stadium in New Delhi.(HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jul 15, 2018 09:36 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Navneet Singh

India go down to Australia in tense shootout in Champions Trophy hockey final

India, after holding Australia 1-1 in the regulation time, went down 1-3 in the Champions Trophy final. They finished runners-up for the second straight time
Manpreet Singh was the only Indian to score in the penalty shootout against Australia in the Champions Trophy final.(Frank Uijlenbroek)
Manpreet Singh was the only Indian to score in the penalty shootout against Australia in the Champions Trophy final.(Frank Uijlenbroek)
Updated on Jul 01, 2018 09:57 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Breda | By HT Correspondent

Sachin Tendulkar throws Kit Up Challenge, urges people to go out and play

Sachin Tendulkar nominated a number of sportspersons including Virat Kohli and PV Sindhu for the Kit Up challenge.
Sachin Tendulkar has called Kit Up challenge an extension of the Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore’s ‘Hum Fit Toh India Fit’ challenge.(Reuters)
Sachin Tendulkar has called Kit Up challenge an extension of the Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore’s ‘Hum Fit Toh India Fit’ challenge.(Reuters)
Updated on Jun 28, 2018 07:51 PM IST
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