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Sandeep Singh Biography & Latest News

Sandeep Singh Biography

Sandeep Singh is an Indian field hockey player and an ex-captain of the Indian national team. He generally features as a full back and is a penalty corner specialist for the team. Singh embarked on his sports career in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Kuala Lumpur, 2004. He was appointed the captain of the Indian national team in January 2009. He is India's top hockey star and is one of the best drag-flickers in the world today. Under his captaincy, the Indian team managed to clinch the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in 2009 after defeating Malaysia in the finals at Ipoh, with Singh being the top goal-scorer of the tournament. He represented India at the Summer Olympics 2012 in London. Singh was the highest scorer of the Olympic qualifiers with a score card of 16 goals. He was also a recipient of the Arjuna award in 2010.

Sandeep Singh Latest News & Articles

Hockey India feels differently about women players, says Ritu Rani

Ritu Rani was instrumental in the qualifications but will not be part of the squad in Rio.

Indian hockey team of London Olympics 2012: Where are they now?

A look at where the players of the Indian Hockey Team from the last Olympics are.

Ranchi Rays vs Dabang Mumbai: Preview, TV Channel Info, Squad, Form Guide, Key Players

Dabang Mumbai look to do the double over Ranchi Rays in the 2016 Hockey India League

Dabang Mumbai vs Ranchi Rays: Preview, TV Channel Info, Squad, Form Guide, Key Players

While Mumbai lost their last game to Kalinga Lancers, Ranchi defeated Jaypee Punjab Warriors in their last tie.

Ranchi Rays register their hat trick win on home turf, beat Punjab Warriors 5-4

In a nail-biting encounter that saw both teams playing counter-attacking hockey, the Rays edged out the Warriors through a penalty corner.

Preview: Fresher, bigger Hockey India League in 2016

The 2016 edition of the Coal India Hockey India League begins today in Bhubaneshwar with a clash between Kalinga Lancers and UP Wizards.

It is time Indian Hockey team comes out and backs Gurbaj Singh

It is time Indian Hockey team comes out and backs Gurbaj Singh

5 talented Indian hockey players who got injured right before a tournament

India’s hope of going into the Hockey World League (HWL) semi-finals with an injury-free squad received a huge blow with the news of a hamstring ...

Upcoming Bollywood Movies Based On Hockey

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Case of so near yet so far for the Jaypee Punjab Warriors

The Jaypee Punjab Warriors surrendered the advantage in the final What more Jaypee Punjab Warriors could have done to break their jinx of winning ...

Punjab Warriors reach HIL final

Jaypee Punjab Warriors outclassed defending champions Delhi Waveriders 2-0 in the second semifinal of the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Saturday to set up a title clash with Ranchi Rays.

5 best Indian performers in the 2015 HIL season

Considered as ‘the world’s best hockey league’ by many experts and players, the 2015 Hockey India League (HIL) season is all set for ...

HIL: Jaypee Punjab Warriors favourites against Delhi Waveriders in second semifinal

Punjab Warriors are favourites to reach the final, led by Sandeep Singh New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS): Jaypee Punjab Warriors will be firm favourites a ...

Interview with Sandeep Singh: "Looking to raise the performance bar every day"

Sandeep Singh talks about his switch from Mumbai Magicians to Punjab Warriors and his defensive skills.

Ranchi Rays revolves around ‘pivot’ Ashley Jackson

There is something about the Ranchi franchise in the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) that endears you.
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