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Hockey captain Manpreet Singh is first Indian to win FIH Male Player of the Year award

Friday, February 14, 2020, 11:49 AM

Indian men's hockey team captain Manpreet Singh on Thursday became the first player for the nation to win the International Hockey Federation's (FIH) Player of the Year award, capping a memorable 2019 season in which he led the side to Olympic qualification. The 27-year-old midfielder, thus, became the first from the country to win the accolade since the awards were introduced in 1999.
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Hockey World Cup 2018: We will not review any umpiring decisions, says FIH CEO

Saturday, December 15, 2018, 9:15 PM

Two days after India coach Harendra Singh blamed umpiring errors for his team's defeat to Netherlands of the ongoing Hockey World Cup in in Bhubaneswar, Odisha, the International Hockey Federation CEO Thierry Weil said that the body will not be reviewing any umpiring decisions while stating that comments like the one made by the Indian coach could be reviewed.
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Hockey World Cup: For liberated Akashdeep Singh, sky is the limit

Thursday, November 29, 2018, 7:13 PM

Coach Harendra unshackles forward Akashdeep by playing him in a withdrawn position; India reap benefit as they rout South Africa. When it's not breezy, the Kalinga Stadium can be a great expedition site for David Attenborough. While Sreejesh batted away the flies, Akashdeep Singh was swatting aside the South Africans. Akashdeep Singh scored one and set up two goals in India's win.