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2019 FIH Men’s Player of the Year: Manpreet Singh

2019 FIH Men’s Player of the Year: Manpreet Singh

In February 2020, 27-year-old midfielder, Manpreet Singh won the FIH men’s 2019 field hockey player of the year. Singh polled 32.5 of the combined vote, beating competition from Belgium’s Arthur van Dorren and Lucas Villa of Argentina, who came second and third respectively. Manpreet proudly, became the first player from India to win the award …

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25,000-seater Biju Patnaik Stadium.

Promise of Profit Lands India Field Hockey 2023 World Cup

India’s promise to generate more than two and half times the profit of the closest rival bid guaranteed they got the 2023 World Cup. Australia, Spain and Germany are thought to have pulled out of the running on announcement of India’s bid. India promised the International Federation of Hockey (FIH) 3.5 million Swiss France while …

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Indian Women’s Field Hockey Success Explained

Indian Women’s Field Hockey Success Explained

The Indian women’s field hockey team had a year to remember after winning a dramatic play off against Team USA to book the final ticket to the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. According to the girls the coaching team had improved fitness, stamina and strength. The women earned their Tokyo spot in dramatic fashion, led by …

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Sandeep Singh, hockey player injured

Who’s Sandeep Singh? World Record Flick King. Part 2

As the national team captain, he helped his country to qualify for the Summer Olympics of 2012, which took place in London. He would be recalled that the national side which was absent from the Olympics for eight years. He scored the winning goals that qualified the country to become part of the most glamorous …

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World record holder, Sandeep Singh

Who’s Sandeep Singh? Know all About the World Record, Flick king

Who’s Sandeep Singh? Know all about the hockey drag flick king Sandeep Singh is perhaps the most famous hockey player ever produced in India. This player was popularly called Flicker Singh. He captained the national hockey team for many years and has helped the country lift several trophies during his time. The former player was …

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India or Pakistan?

Who is Better at Field Hockey Between India and Pakistan?

Pakistan and India have participated in field hockey as important hockey teams in the last century; both countries are performing with varying success these days. Choosing which the best hockey team between India and Pakistan is difficult because they use the same type of strategies and play a similar game. There has always been a …

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