Rupinder Pal Singh

  • CWG 2014: India set up hockey final with Australia after edging NZ 3-2 in semis August 2, 2014

    Glasgow: India came from two goals down to edge out New Zealand 3-2 in the hockey semi-finals of the 20th Commonwealth Games on Saturday and set up a repeat final of the 2010 edition with holders Australia. Trailing 0-2 in the 18th minute, India were revived by strikes from skipper Rupinder...
  • India go down 1-2 to Netherlands in final European Tour match April 19, 2014

    Indian men's hockey team slumped to its third defeat on the trot as it lost 1-2 to the Netherlands in the final match of the European tour at the The Hague on Saturday. This tour is in preparations for the FIH Men's World Cup 2014, scheduled to be held at The...
  • Sandeep Singh always ahead of Rupinder, Raghunath as penalty corner specialist: Jamie Dwyer February 22, 2014

    Sandeep Singh remains India's best drag-flicker even though he is not in the national team, says Jamie Dwyer, five-time 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...
  • South Korea win hockey Asia Cup, India settle for silver September 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The official announcement of India's entry to the 2014 World Cup was put on hold when they lost an evenly-contested 9th Asia Cup final to South Korea thanks to a 68th-minute strike by Kang Moon Kweon, which landed the Koreans their fourth Asia Cup crown with a 4-3...
  • Asia Cup Hockey Final: India set sights on title for World Cup entry August 31, 2013

    New Delhi: India's win against Malaysia in the semi-final of the ninth Asia Cup on Friday led to a wave of congratulatory messages on social media, saying it has also earned them a place in the World Cup. But that's only 'virtually' true at this stage. To put a confirmation...
  • Fighting Ireland hold India to a 4-4 draw in Rotterdam June 14, 2013

    Rotterdam: Rupinderpal Singh scored two goals as India survived a scare before eking out a 4-4 draw against lower-ranked Ireland in a hard-fought Pool B match in the men's competition of the FIH World League Round 3, here on Thursday. Rupinderpal (40th, 66th minute) converted two penalty corners in the second...
  • Hockey: India defeat Pakistan 3-1 to stay alive in Ipoh March 12, 2013

    Ipoh: Goalkeeper PR Sreejesh and the young Indian forward line rose to the big occasion on Tuesday to earn a well-deserved 3-1 win over old foes Pakistan to stay alive in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup tournament. Vice captain Sreejesh saved as many as seven penalty corners (PC) and young Indian...
  • Inexperience cost us the match, says coach Nobbs March 10, 2013

    Ipoh: After India went down 1-2 to South Korea, chief hockey coach Michael Nobbs said that his wards don't deserve to win after failing to utilise six penalty corners in the match on Sunday. "A team that failed to utilise six penalty corners does not deserve to win. Indians dominated more...
  • India suffer second straight loss in Ipoh, lose to Korea March 10, 2013

    Ipoh: An indifferent Rupinder Pal Singh failed to make use of six penalty corners (PC) on Sunday that cost India a narrow 1-2 defeat against Korea at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup - their second loss in as many games after losing to Australia. India were late to come out of...
  • India go down 3-4 to Australia in Azlan Shah opener March 9, 2013

    Ipoh, Malaysia: India lost to Australia 3-4 in a thrilling match at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup here on Saturday. Australia were 1-0 up at the end of first-half, thanks to the goal in the 25th minute by Matt Gohdes, who scored off a penalty corner. The Kookaburras slotted in two...
  • Delhi Waveriders beat Ranchi Rhinos in HIL January 23, 2013

    Ranchi: Rupinder Pal Singh scored twice as Delhi Waveriders maintained their unbeaten record in the Hero Hockey India League by beating Ranchi Rhinos 5-4 in a thrilling match here on Wednesday. Besides Rupinder, Akashdeep Singh, Gurvinder Singh Chandi and Tim Jenniskens scored a goal each for the visitors at the...
  • 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...
  • India beat Pakistan to enter ACT hockey final December 25, 2012

    Doha: India on Monday entered the final of the Asian Champions Trophy after registering an emphatic win over arch-rival Pakistan. A confident India overcame the first half blues before defeating Pakistan 2-1 in the penultimate match of the Asian Champions Trophy. While Rupinder Pal Singh and Chenglansena scored goals for...
  • India crush Oman 11-0 in Asian Champions Trophy hockey December 23, 2012

    Doha: A dominant India humiliated minnows Oman 11-0 to register their third consecutive win in the second Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament here on Sunday. SV Sunil (3rd and 44th minute), Dharamvir Singh (8th minute and 56th minute), VR Raghunath (30th and 38th minute penalty corner) and Rupinder Pal Singh (33rd...