Sardar Singh

  • India go down 1-2 to Netherlands in final European Tour match 19-04-2014 08:33 PM

    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...
  • Tough for Sandeep Singh to make World Cup cut: Sardar Singh 09-04-2014 05:23 PM

    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...
  • India's Hockey World Cup team may be different from Europe tour squad: Walsh 07-04-2014 08:08 PM

    India's chief hockey coach Terry Walsh said the team composition for next month's World Cup may not be the same as the squad accompanying him for the preparatory tour to Europe beginning on Wednesday. A 21-member Indian team will take part in the five build-up games in The Hague, Netherlands...
  • Hockey: Gurbaj, Mujtaba return; Sandeep ignored for European tour 04-04-2014 01:26 PM

    New Delhi: Experienced Gurbaj Singh and Danish Mujtaba on Friday made a comeback to India's 21-member men's hockey team for this month's preparatory tour to Europe ahead of the FIH World Cup to be held at The Hague, Netherlands from May 31 to June 15. Gurbaj, one of three senior...
  • Hockey India League final: Delhi beat Punjab 3-1 in penalty shoot-out to win the title 23-02-2014 10:42 PM

    Ranchi: Delhi Waveriders defeated Jaypee Punjab Warriors in the penalty shoot-out to emerge as the champions in the second edition of Hero Hockey India League at the packed Astroturf Hockey Stadium here on Sunday. It came as a befitting result for last year's runners-up Waveriders, who made their second consecutive...
  • As it happened: Delhi Waveriders vs Jaypee Punjab Warriors, Hockey India League final 23-02-2014 07:32 PM

    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...
  • HIL: Rajpal strikes twice as Delhi Waveriders beat Mumbai Magicians 15-02-2014 10:20 PM

    Mumbai: Rajpal Singh's double strike helped Delhi Waveriders thrash Mumbai Magicians 5-3 in the second edition of the Hockey India League at the Mumbai Hockey Association Stadium here on Saturday. The table-toppers, Delhi Waveriders, took the lead in the third minute with striker Yuvraj Walmiki, who deflected the ball at...
  • Delhi Waveriders to take on winless Mumbai Indians on Saturday 14-02-2014 09:13 PM

    Having booked a berth in the semi-finals, the Waveriders hoped to reach the finals of the tournament. "At the beginning of the tournament, we had only one thing on the back of our mind that is to qualify for the semi-finals. We are fortunate to have done that. Let's hope...
  • Delhi Waveriders beat UP Wizards 4-3 in HIL 08-02-2014 07:52 PM

    Lucknow: Delhi Waveriders continued their impressive run in the second edition of Hero Hockey India League as they beat Uttar Pradesh Wizards 4-3 in a high-scoring match to extend their lead at the top of the points table. The match at Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium here was expected to...
  • Delhi Waveriders beat Mumbai Magicians 2-1 to extend lead in HIL 06-02-2014 10:43 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Waveriders bagged five points from their 2-1 win over Mumbai Magicians at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here on Thursday to extend their lead on top of the Hockey India League (HIL) standings. The Waveriders now sit pretty on top of the standings with 24 points...
  • HIL: Waveriders, Wizards square off in a battle of supremacy 04-02-2014 05:55 PM

    New Delhi: A thrilling contest is on the cards when Delhi Waveriders take on Uttar Pradesh Wizards in a round robin league match of the Hockey India League 2014 here on Wednesday with both the team eyeing a win to jump to the top of the standings. The match also...
  • India to play Belgium in 2014 Hockey WC campaign opener 31-01-2014 05:46 PM

    New Delhi: India will open their campaign against Belgium in the men's Rabobank Hockey World Cup to be held at The Hague, Netherlands from May 31 to June 15. According to the competition schedule announced by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Friday, India are placed in a tough Pool...
  • HIL coaching gives a chance to look at wider pool: Walsh 29-01-2014 08:13 PM

    New Delhi: Chief National hockey coach Terry Walsh, who is training debutants Kalinga Lancers in the ongoing Hockey India League (HIL), on Wednesday said the opportunity to be associated with a franchise allows one to look at a wider pool of talent. "The opportunity to coach a HIL team gives...
  • HIL: Delhi Waveriders take on debutants Kalinga Lancers at home 29-01-2014 03:05 PM

    New Delhi: Last year's runners-up Delhi Waveriders would be keen to put behind their narrow defeat in the last game and subdue debutants Kalinga Lancers in their opening home game of the Hockey India League 2014 at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium, here on Thursday. Delhi conceded a late goal...
  • Sardar eager to find his 'scoring stick' in upcoming HIL 24-01-2014 07:34 PM

    New Delhi: He has not been on target for quite some time now and India captain Sardar Singh is itching to get a few things in order to end his goal-scoring drought while leading his team Delhi Waveriders in the second edition of cash-rich Hockey India League that starts in...
  • As it happened: India vs Belgium, Hockey World League Final 18-01-2014 03:09 PM

    After beating Germany 5-4 in the classification game, India now have a chance to finish fifth in the Hockey World League Finals by beating Belgium. India earned their first victory over the world No. 1 and Olympic champions Germany on Friday after failing to qualify for the semi-finals. India were...
  • We needed such a big win to raise our confidence level: Sardar 17-01-2014 07:44 PM

    New Delhi: Elated after scripting a memorable 5-4 come-from-behind win over world's number one team Germany in the 5-8th place classification tie in Hero Hockey World League Final, India captain Sardar Singh said his team needed this "big win" to raise its confidence level. This is, in fact, India's maiden...
  • As it happened: India vs Germany, Hockey World League 17-01-2014 02:41 PM

    Out of title race after a crushing defeat at the hands of Australia, hosts India would be hoping for a miracle when they take on Olympic champions Germany in the fifth-eighth place play-off game of the Hockey World League Final on Friday. Going into the clash, the Indians can take...
  • Hockey World League: Australia hammer India 7-2 to enter semi-finals 15-01-2014 09:46 PM

    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...
  • As it happened: India vs Australia, Hockey World League, Quarterfinal 15-01-2014 07:25 PM

    India will need to pull out all stops against world champions Australia in the last-eight encounter of the Hockey World League Final at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi. India have yet to win a match at the tournament and consider themselves lucky to be in the...
  • Hockey World League QF: India need to pull out all stops vs Australia 15-01-2014 08:59 AM

    (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 World League: Bruised, battered India up against German giants 13-01-2014 11:50 AM

    New Delhi: Battered, beaten and wounded - the Indian men's hockey squad appears a sorry lot having made the worst possible start to 2014 with two consecutive losses at the Hockey World League, which were more of a surrender than a fight unto death. The scoreline against England (0-2) and...
  • Hockey World League: India need to show up against New Zealand 11-01-2014 12:46 PM

    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...
  • We failed to capitalise on our moments: Terry Walsh 10-01-2014 11:11 PM

    New Delhi: India looked completely out of sorts against England in their opening match of the Hero Hockey World League Final but chief coach Terry Walsh said the result of the match could have been different had his wards capitalised on their moments in the game. India dished out a...
  • India better than their World No.10 hockey ranking: England coach 09-01-2014 04:37 PM

    New Delhi: England's chief hockey coach Bobby Crutchley believes that eight-time Olympic Champions India are much better than their World No.10 ranking. World No.4 England and India are clubbed in the same group with Olympic champions and World No.1 Germany and New Zealand in the Hockey World League Final that...
  • Sardar Singh hopes for a good beginning in action-packed year 08-01-2014 05:20 PM

    New Delhi: Aiming for top-five finish in the Hero Hockey World League, India captain Sardar Singh on Wednesday said his team is prepared for the tough challenge despite being young and inexperienced. "We are a young team and still learning. We have prepared well for the tournament. We have a...
  • What India are up against at the Hockey World League Final 08-01-2014 04:43 PM

    India couldn't have asked for a better build-up to the 2014 World Cup. World's top seven teams have assembled in New Delhi for the Hockey World League (HWL) Final, which offers the Indian team a chance to put their new coaching set-up, led by chief coach Terry Walsh, to test....
  • Terry Walsh wants the best out of his players in HWL Final 03-01-2014 08:53 PM

    New Delhi: The Hero Hockey World League Final is Terry Walsh's first assignment with India, but the newly-appointed chief coach of the senior men's team has reposed faith in his wards to put up a good show in the elite eight-nation event to be held here from January 10-18. Walsh,...
  • Hockey: For Balbir, only Sardar fits in the golden era team 17-12-2013 04:18 PM

    New Delhi: Disappointed with the state of Indian hockey right now, three-time Olympic gold-medallist and former captain Balbir Singh Sr. feels among the current lot of players, only Sardar Singh would have found a place in the Indian teams that competed in the golden era. In an interaction with PTI...
  • Psychologist need of the hour for Indian hockey: Sardar Singh 16-12-2013 07:28 PM

    New Delhi: Indian hockey teams, both senior and junior, were often guilty of buckling under pressure in big events and senior national team captain Sardar Singh on Monday called for roping in a qualified psychologist to work on the mental preparation of the players. The just-concluded Junior World Cup here...