Rupinderpal Singh

  • CWG 2014: Indian men thrash SA 5-2 to set up semi-final date with NZ August 1, 2014

    Glasgow: A clinical first-half performance from India saw them breeze past South Africa by 5-2 margin to qualify for the semi-final of the men's hockey competition at the 20th Commonwealth Games here on Thursday. Having finished second in the pool behind defending champions Australia, India will now take on New Zealand...
  • Hockey World Cup 2014: Meet Team India July 3, 2014

    India last won a World Cup, and it's only one to date, when the men's team led by Ajit Pal Singh beat archrivals Pakistan 2-1 in the final on March 15, 1974. 34 years later, India are still searching for that lost pride as Sardar Singh & Co. embark on a...
  • Delhi Waveriders thrash Kalinga Lancers 5-0 in HIL January 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi Waveriders showed no mercy on the Kalinga Lancers as they inflicted a humiliating 5-0 defeat on the Odisha-based side in match seven of the Hero Hockey India League (HHIL), here on Thursday. For Waveriders, drag-flicker Rupinderpal Singh scored twice (13th and 29th minute) while Matt Gohdes (21st), Danish...
  • Hockey World League: Australia hammer India 7-2 to enter semi-finals January 15, 2014

    New Delhi: On the day that saw the best attendance in the Hockey World League (HWL) Finals here at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, India faced their worst defeat of the tournament - when the world champions Australia erased India's surprising 2-0 lead to hammer them 7-2 and enter...
  • Hockey World League QF: India need to pull out all stops vs Australia January 15, 2014

    (Start Time: 8 p.m. IST. IBNLive will Live-Blog the game 7:30 p.m. onwards) New Delhi: Some of the lost confidence returned in the Indian dugout with a draw against Germany, and the hosts will need all of that to pull out all stops against Australia in the quarter-finals of the Hockey...
  • Hockey World League: India hold Germany to 3-3 draw, face Aus in QF January 13, 2014

    New Delhi: India looked hurt and it showed in the way they reacted after two consecutive defeats to almost beat Olympic Champions Germany before conceding a late goal that allowed the Germans to draw the match at 3-3 in the last game of the pool phase at the Hockey World...
  • Hockey World League: India need to show up against New Zealand January 11, 2014

    New Delhi: India's listless performance against England to open 2014 came in for much criticism, and the team will have to bring its 'A' game to the Hockey World League (HWL) pitch against New Zealand here on Saturday. India were almost absent in their 0-2 loss to England on the opening...
  • Hockey World League: Toothless India go down 0-2 to England January 11, 2014

    New Delhi: India began 2014 on a rusty note, looking out of sync and a distant second on a chilly Friday night against a superior England outfit that beat the hosts 2-0 in a Pool A encounter of the Hockey World League final here at the Major Dhyan Chand National...
  • Hockey World League Final: India's chance to bridge the gap January 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Expert advice overflows in the Indian camp these days, but whether the presence of as many as four coaches of international repute helps India bridge the gap is what will be analysed with keen interest over the next 10 days at Hockey World League (HWL) Final. Newly...
  • Indian hockey stars falling in love with twitter September 7, 2013

    Like their compatriots in cricket, Indian hockey stars too are falling in love with 140 characters. Twitter has become the new rage among the young international stars wielding the willow with a curve and many of them joined the bandwagon, connecting to family, friends and fans from the Asia Cup...
  • Asia Cup Hockey: No gold but key gains for India September 2, 2013

    The Asia Cup gold slipped out of hand and the status of India's World Cup ticket remained 'wait-listed'. But it tells nothing about the moral fibre a young, inexperienced Indian team exhibited in a heart-warming performance over the last seven days. No one gave India a chance to reach the...
  • Patchy India need improved performance against Netherlands June 14, 2013

    Rotterdam: Held to a draw by lower-ranked Ireland in their FIH World League Round 3 opener, the Indian men's hockey team will have to regroup quickly and come up with something special against formidable Netherlands in their next Pool B match here on Saturday. Ranked four places ahead of their rivals,...
  • HI announces 16-member Olympic hockey squad July 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Hockey India on Monday announced India's 16-member men's hockey squad for the London Olympics, ending days of speculation. But as expected, the squad is without any major surprises. To be led by goalkeeper Bharat Chetri, only two changes were made from the squad that finished third in the Sultan...