SANDEEP SINGH

  • New York: Truck driver arrested for mowing down Sikh after calling him terrorist August 20, 2014

    New York: A 55yearold New York man accused of mowing down a Sikh man with his pickup truck after calling him a terrorist has been arrested on hate charges. Joseph Caleca, of Setauket on Long Island, was arraigned Tuesday on charges of attempted murder as a hate crime, assault as a...
  • Tough for Sandeep Singh to make World Cup cut: Sardar Singh April 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Sardar Singh and Sandeep Singh are best of friends on and off the field but the current Indian captain said it will be a tall order for the out-of-favour drag-flicker to make it to the World Cup-bound squad. Sardar said it was heartening to witness healthy competition for places...
  • Sandeep Singh among 33 probables for 2014 Hockey World Cup March 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Drag-flicker Sandeep Singh and defender Gurbaj Singh were amongst the 33 core probables announced by Hockey India (HI) on Friday for the FIH Hockey World Cup to be held in The Hague, Netherlands from May 31. Both Sandeep and Gurbaj have remained out-of-favour since India's disastrous Olympics outing in...
  • Punjab Warriors to face Delhi Waveriders in HIL final February 22, 2014

    Ranchi: Delhi Waveriders will lock horns with Jaypee Punjab Warriors in the summit clash of the second edition of Hero Hockey India League after registering hard-fought victories in their respective semi-finals. The Waveriders rode on Yuvraj Walmiki's lone goal to beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards in the first semi-final on Saturday, before...
  • Sandeep Singh always ahead of Rupinder, Raghunath as penalty corner specialist: Jamie Dwyer February 22, 2014

    Sandeep Singh remains India's best dragflicker even though he is not in the national team, says Jamie Dwyer, fivetime world hockey player of the year. Sandeep was last part of the Indian team in the Hockey World League Round 3 in June 2013 and has not found the faith of selectors...
  • Sandeep Singh still India's best dragflicker: Jamie Dwyer February 22, 2014

    Ranchi: Sandeep Singh remains India's best dragflicker even though he is not in the national team, says Jamie Dwyer, fivetime world hockey player of the year. Sandeep was last part of the Indian team in the Hockey World League Round 3 in June 2013 and has not found the faith of...
  • Punjab Warriors beat Ranchi Rhinos 32 at Hockey India League February 19, 2014

    Ranchi: Veteran dragflicker Sandeep Singh struck twice from penalty corners to help Jaypee Punjab Warriors beat defending champions Ranchi Rhinos 32 in the last match of the Hero Hockey India League on Wednesday. Sandeep scored in the 21st and 52nd minutes while Kieran Govers got the other Punjab goal in the...
  • HIL: Punjab Warriors defeat Uttar Pradesh Wizards 21 February 15, 2014

    Mohali: Local favourites Jaypee Punjab Warriors dished out a commendable performance to register a 21 win over Uttar Pradesh Wizards in a hardfought match of the Hero Hockey India League, here on Saturday. Playing attacking hockey under nearly freezing weather conditions, Punjab skipper Jamie Dwyer gave an early lead to his...
  • Punjab Warriors thrash Mumbai Magicians 41 in HIL February 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Jaypee Punjab Warriors thrashed the beleaguered Dabur Mumbai Magicians 41 in a lopsided contest in the second edition of the Hero Hockey India League (HHIL) at the Mumbai Hockey Association Stadium here on Saturday. The Warriors started the match as clear favourites and didn't waste much time as they drew...
  • Young Haryana Ranji wicketkeeper dies in a tragic accident February 6, 2014

    New Delhi: In a tragic accident, 25yearold firstclass cricketer Sandeep Singh lost his life after a tractor run over him in his hometown Mundal on Thursday. Sandeep was in the reserves list of the Haryana team this season having already played 15 firstclass, 11 List A and 16 T20 matches for...
  • Punjab Warriors beat Delhi Waveriders 31 in HIL January 31, 2014

    New Delhi: Jaypee Punjab Warriors defeated Delhi Waveriders 31 to extend their winning streak in the second season of the Hero Hockey India League at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, here on Friday. It was a sweet revenge for the Punjab outfit, who came the second best in the previous...
  • Punjab Warriors beat debutants Kalinga Lancers 73 in HIL January 28, 2014

    Bhubaneshwar: Veteran dragflicker Sandeep Singh scored twice as Jaypee Punjab Warriors drubbed debutants Kalinga Lancers 73 in a highscoring Hockey India League match here on Tuesday. Sandeep scored in the 28th and 40th minutes from the penalty corners after Dharamvir Singh (5th) and Lucas Martin Rey (22nd) had given the Punjab...
  • Hockey India ignores Sandeep Singh in 48 probables for Asia Cup July 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Dragflicker Sandeep Singh, who made a return to the India squad in the team's disappointing campaign during the FIH Hockey World League Round 3 at Rotterdam last month, has been left out of the 48 probables named on Tuesday for the upcoming Asia Cup. Hockey India announced the names...
  • Men's hockey team camp to commence in Bangalore from May 16 May 14, 2013

    New Delhi: The national men hockey team's core probables will start their training camp at the Netaji Subhas Southern Centre (NSSC), Bangalore on Thursday to prepare for the FIH World League Round 3 (semifinal) to be held at Rotterdam, Netherlands from June 13 to 23. The camp will be on...
  • Sandeep Singh returns but no Sreejesh for Dutch tour April 26, 2013

    New Delhi: Unless he is injured or rested, which Hockey India (HI) hasn't clarified, the omission of star goalkeeper PR Sreejesh from India's 18man squad that incidentally marks the return of dragflicker Sandeep Singh for the tour of Netherlands will raise many eyebrows. HI announced the names of PT Rao...
  • Sandeep needs to do better to regain India berth: Harendra February 25, 2013

    Mumbai: Former India hockey coach Harendra Singh today said that ace drag-flicker Sandeep Singh will have to work harder in order to regain his position in the national squad as competition within the team has become stiffer. "I have no problem with Sandeep Singh's performances. But he needs to do better...
  • Punjab continue to dominate Mumbai in HIL February 1, 2013

    Mumbai: Punjab Warriors completed their domination over Mumbai Magicians in the Hockey India League by scoring their third win against the hosts with a 31 margin at the MHA Mahindra Stadium here Thursday. In a fastpaced encounter, the Warriors who had beaten the Magicians 42 in their first leg clash...
  • Winless Mumbai take on UP Wizards in hockey league January 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Winless Mumbai Magicians will take on fourthplaced Uttar Pradesh Wizards in their third home game in the Hockey India League (HIL) at the MHA Mahindra Stadium here Wednesday. The first leg clash between these two bottomplaced teams, perhaps, offers the best chance for the struggling hosts to break their...
  • The team is improving but yet to win: Ric Charlesworth January 29, 2013

    Ranchi: They suffered their seventh defeat in as many matches in the Hockey India League last night after going down 12 to Ranchi Rhinos but Mumbai Magicians coach Richard Charlesworth tried to stay positive and said his team is improving with each game. "Although we have been trying really hard, we...
  • HIL: Delhi back at home to face bottomranked Mumbai January 25, 2013

    New Delhi: Riding on a 'wave' of success, Delhi Waveriders return to enjoy home support at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium when they take on Mumbai Magicians, who have arrived in the capital to overturn their fivematch losing streak. Delhi five points clear of secondplaced Ranchi Rhinos have...
  • HIL: Struggling Mumbai face confident Ranchi Rhinos January 17, 2013

    Ranchi: From shifting base to losing their tournamentopener, nothing has gone in their favour so far but Mumbai Magicians would look to bring their campaign back on track when they clash with hosts Ranchi Rhinos in a Hockey India League match, here Friday. Having lost the opener 12 against to Delhi...
  • HIL: Momentum with Delhi as they take on Mumbai January 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi Waveriders got off to a winning start in the Hockey India League against Punjab Warriors in the opening game of the tournament on Monday and will take that winning momentum into Wednesday's encounter against Mumbai Magicians who will open their campaign here at the Major Dhyan Chand...
  • Hockey India League set to cheer up the nation January 13, 2013

    New Delhi: After the financial gains in the pocket, press conferences done and game plans in order, 120 hockey players including the best from India and around the world are ready to show their stickwork on the field of play in the Hockey India League (HIL). The franchisebased...
  • Hockey India unveils HIL trophy and announces cash prizes January 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Hockey India Sunday unveiled the trophy of the muchanticipated Hockey India League (HIL) to be held across the country from January 14 to February 10. Describing the huge trophy, Hockey India League chairman Narendra Batra said, it was designed keeping in mind the improving status of Indian hockey...
  • Sandeep Singh eyes return to national team January 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Outoffavour Indian dragflicker Sandeep Singh Wednesday said he is eyeing a return to the national team through the IPLstyle Hockey India League which begins on January 14. "I want to perform well, because this is a good platform for me to return to the Indian side," Sandeep, who will...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group B, Round 8, Day 2: Vidarbha in command against Odisha December 23, 2012

    Cuttack: Vidarbha produced a brilliant bowling display as they bowled out Odisha for just 121 to place themselves in the drivers' seat in their Ranji Trophy group league match on the second day here on Sunday. Sandeep Singh bagged four wickets for 39 runs to trigger a toporder collapse for the...
  • Indian hockey players excited about bigticket league December 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian hockey players Sardar Singh and Sandeep Singh on Sunday hailed the prospect of lucrative money with the Hockey Indian League (HIL) and hoped it will be the turning point for the sport in the country. India captain Sardar, who emerged as the highest paid player in the auction,...
  • Money is not everything, says Sandeep Singh December 16, 2012

    New Delhi: A visibly dejected Sandeep Singh, India's top dragflicker, said he was not disappointed at being sold for the base price to Mumbai Magicians as a marquee player in the Hockey India League (HIL) auction held here on Sunday. Sandeep, who was dropped from the national team after a...
  • Raghunath says its unbelievable, while Sandeep is disappointed December 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Ace dragflicker VR Raghunath was was unable to describe his feelings after fetching a whopping USD 76,000 at the inaugural Hockey India auctions while senior pro Sandeep Singh was a disappointed man as he got one of the lowest bids among current India players. "It is unbelievable. I never...
  • Hockey India League Auction: the final squads list December 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The players' auction for the inaugural Hockey Indian League (HIL) took place in the capital on Sunday, where five franchises bid for the 246 players in the auction pool. Here's how the squads look after completion of the bidding process: DELHI WAVERIDERS 1. Sardar Singh (IND, marquee player, sold for $78,000) 2....