Sardar Singh

  • Indian hockey team departs for Asian Games 2014 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Indian men's hockey team departed for South Korea on Thursday to participate in the Incheon Asian Games from September 19 to October 4. The 16-member team will be led by captain Sardar Singh with goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh as his deputy. They will open their group phase campaign against...
  • Hockey India slams Govt for cutting down on support staff 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Hockey India on Wednesday described the government's decision to exclude their four key support staff, including a coach, from the Asian Games-bound contingent as "distraction", leaving their High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans in a state of "shock". India's national game also had to face the brunt of the government's...
  • Don't expect medals from hockey teams after Govt apathy: Narinder Batra September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Hockey India secretary general Narinder Batra on Thrusday said the country should not expect a medal from the national teams in the upcoming Asian Games in the wake of government's "shoddy treatment" of the national sport. "People should not expect much out of both and men's and women's team...
  • India field unchanged hockey squad for Asian Games September 4, 2014

    New Delhi: India on Wednesday named an unchanged side for the men's hockey competition at the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea as the selectors reposed faith on the 16-member squad that won the silver medal in this year's Glasgow Commonwealth Games. Hockey India on Wednesday named the 16-member squad...
  • Indian men's hockey team to face Sri Lanka in Asian Games opener August 31, 2014

    New Delhi: India men will face Sri Lanka in their tournament opener while the women's team will be up against Thailand in their first match of the hockey competition at the 17th Asian Games to be held in Incheon, South Korea from September 19 to October 4. The Sardar Singh-led Indian...
  • Indian hockey team keen to end 16-year wait for Asian Games gold August 22, 2014

    India hockey chief coach Terry Walsh expressed the hope that the team would end its 16-year-long wait for the Asian Games gold in Incheon. ...
  • Sardar Singh leads Indian hockey team's ice bucket challenge August 22, 2014

    Indian captain Sardar Singh takes the Ice bucket challenge and is followed by his team members. ...
  • Indian hockey team keen to end 16-year wait for Asian Games gold August 21, 2014

    New Delhi: India hockey captain Sardar Singh and chief coach Terry Walsh Thursday expressed the hope that the team would end its 16-year-long wait for the Asian Games gold at the South Korean city of Incheon next month. The India team has been clubbed in Pool B with Pakistan, Sri Lanka,...
  • Terry Walsh confident about breaking Asian Games gold jinx August 21, 2014

    New Delhi: It's been 16 long years that Indian men's hockey team won a gold medal at the Asian Games, but their chief coach Terry Walsh said that the Sardar Singh-led side have a realistic chance of breaking the jinx in the upcoming continental event to be held in Incheon,...
  • We can be proud of our silver medal winning effort: Sardar Singh August 5, 2014

    New Delhi: India might have failed to break their Commonwealth Games title jinx for the second consecutive time but captain Sardar Singh has a lot of positives to take from the event and said the silver medal was a "well- deserved" achievement for the past masters of the game. Sardar said...
  • CWG 2014: No silver lining, only silver medal for hockey men August 5, 2014

    However, the team, coached by Terry Walsh, showed a lot of improvement despite going down twice to gold medallists Australia. ...
  • CWG 2014: Shuttler Kashyap wins gold; Indian men settle for silver in hockey August 3, 2014

    Glasgow: Parupalli Kashyap brought the curtains down on India's campaign in the 20th Commonwealth Games to a thunderous applause, winning a historic gold in the men's singles badminton on Sunday, as the country earned a fifth-place finish with 64 medals, including 15 yellow metals. The quest for a CWG hockey gold...
  • CWG 2014: India men's hockey team lose to Australia, settle for silver August 3, 2014

    Glasgow: Reminiscent of the 2010 Games' final, India again lost to Australia in men's hockey final at the 2014 Commonwealth Games -- but this time the margin was halved to 0-4 -- and settled for the silver medal at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre on Sunday. India were impressive in their...
  • CWG 2014: India face New Zealand in men's hockey semis without skipper Sardar August 2, 2014

    Glasgow: The Indian men's hockey team will clash with New Zealand in the semi-finals of the Commonwealth Games on Saturday but without their captain Sardar Singh. The midfielder has been suspended for one match following his second dangerous offence in the tournament. Sardar was reprimanded for dangerous play in Tuesday's game...
  • CWG 2014: Sardar Singh suspended for semifinal against New Zealand August 2, 2014

    Glasgow: In a huge jolt to Indian men's hockey team captain Sardar Singh has been suspended for the semifinal match against New Zealand on Saturday following his yellow card for a dangerous slide tackle in pool A match against South Africa at the Commonwealth Games here. The appeal jury held a...
  • CWG 2014: India hockey captain Sardar Singh reprimanded for conduct July 31, 2014

    Glasgow: Indian men's hockey captain Sardar Singh was officially reprimanded for inappropriate physical conduct against an opposition player during his side's group match against Australia here. The incident happened on Tuesday when Eddie Ockenden was hit on the face. India lost the match 2-4. After video evidence was played, the appeal jury...
  • CWG 2014: Australia test awaits Sardar Singh and Co. in Glasgow July 28, 2014

    Glasgow: With two easy victories under their belt, a confident India will face their first real test in the men's hockey event when they take on world champions and title holders Australia in the next group match at the 20th Commonwealth Games on Tuesday. Ninth ranked India started their campaign in...
  • CWG 2014: Indian hockey resumes revival battle in Glasgow July 25, 2014

    Glasgow: Hoping to salvage some pride after a disappointing World Cup outing and also end its title drought in the process, a talented but unpredictable Indian men's hockey team will open its Commonwealth Games campaign against a lowly Wales here on Friday. Clubbed in Pool A along side Wales, Scotland, South...
  • Sardar Singh doesn't fear facing Australia again in CWG final July 22, 2014

    Glasgow: They might have been hammered 0-8 by Australia in the final of 2010 Commonwealth Games, but Indian men's hockey team captain Sardar Singh said he doesn't fear facing the mighty 'Kookaburras' again in the summit clash of the upcoming edition of the quadrennial event in Glasgow. Reacting to legendary Australian...
  • CWG 2014: Mujtaba looking to support Sardar in midfield July 19, 2014

    Glasgow: Making his comeback to the Indian hockey team, Danish Mujtaba wants to support captain and playmaker Sardar Singh in the midfield to better the team's chances at the Commonwealth Games. "With my comeback to the team, my focus will be to support Sardar in midfield and in the process, give...
  • Want to stand up to Sreejesh's expectation in CWG: Sardar Singh July 18, 2014

    Glasgow: India captain Sardar Singh is banking on his deputy P R Sreejesh to replicate his stellar World Cup performance in the upcoming Commonwealth Games and said they are determined to stand up to the expectations of the lanky goalkeeper in the quadrennial event. Since making his international debut in 2004,...
  • Indian men's hockey team departs to Glasgow for CWG 2014 July 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian men's hockey team led by midfielder Sardar Singh left for Glasgow on Sunday morning for the upcoming Commonwealth Games to be held from July 23 to August 3. The Indian team will play its opening game against Wales on July 25, followed by matches against hosts Scotland,...
  • Indian hockey coach Terry Walsh aims for improvement in CWG 2014 July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Following a disappointing World Cup campaign, Indian men's hockey team chief coach Terry Walsh is not expecting anything miraculous from his wards in the upcoming Commonwealth Games and has set 'improvement' as the main objective in the quadrennial event. India finished a lowly ninth in the recent World Cup...
  • Chandi returns to India's Sardar-led CWG men's hockey squad July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: India may have finished a poor ninth at the World Cup, but Hockey India continued to repose faith in Sardar Singh, retaining him as captain of the national men's team for the forthcoming Commonwealth Games. Goalkeeper PR Sreejesh will be the vice-captain of the 16-member squad at the July...
  • India to play South Korea for ninth position in hockey World Cup June 10, 2014

    The Hague: India will be seeking to overcome Asian champions South Korea in the play-off for the ninth position in the ongoing men's hockey World Cup, after they failed to improve upon their eighth-place finish in the last (2010) edition at New Delhi. South Korea finished fifth in Group B after...
  • Hockey World Cup: Holders Australia thrash India 4-0 June 9, 2014

    The Hague: India suffered a humiliating 0-4 loss against defending champions Australia in their final group league encounter of the men's hockey World Cup here on Monday. Chris Ciriello (16th and 22nd) struck a brace while Kieran Govers (3rd) and Jeremy Hayward (20th) struck a goal apiece. Asserting their strength, Australia built...
  • As it happened: India vs Australia, Hockey World Cup June 9, 2014

    Buoyed by their triumph over Malaysia, India would face their toughest challenge so far when they take on unbeaten reigning champions Australia in their final preliminary game of the hockey World Cup. The Indians bounced back well to beat Malaysia 3-2 after losing back-to-back matches to start with and Sardar Singh's...
  • Hockey World Cup: Resurgent India look to halt Aussie juggernaut June 8, 2014

    The Hague: Buoyed by their triumph over Malaysia, India would face their toughest challenge so far when they take on unbeaten reigning champions Australia in their final preliminary game of the hockey World Cup on Monday. The Indians bounced back well to beat Malaysia 3-2 after losing back-to-back matches to start...