Manpreet Singh was originally recommended for the Arjuna award but he joined veteran goalkeeper P R Sreejesh as the second hockey player in the list of awardees for the highest sporting honour.
The players will be returning to the national camp for the first time after their historic bronze-medal winning feat at Tokyo Olympics, breaking a 41-year old drought.
A resolute Indian team had defeated a plucky Germany 5-4 to win the bronze medal in an edge-of-the-seat play-off match in the Tokyo Olympics
Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik led the felicitation of men’s and women’s teams for their stellar show at the Tokyo Olympics. Men’s team won bronze, while women finished creditable 4th
The ability to bounce back from seemingly impossible situations and the temerity to look the mighty in their eye reflected in India's hockey showing in Tokyo 2020
The 29-year-old from Jalandhar was 'speechless' following the epoch-making 5-4 victory over Germany that gave India their 12th hockey medal in the Olympics but one that came after over four decades
India men eye their first hockey medal at the Olympics in 41 years when they take on Germany. See India vs Germany live
India, eight-time winners of Olympic gold, fell short against world champions Belgium, losing 2-5 in the semifinals
The skipper said self-belief was key to success as India made the last four round of the Olympics for the first time after the 1972 Munich Games.
Two hundred and six countries participate in Parade of Nations as Tokyo 2020 gets officially underway
India have named men's hockey captain Manpreet Singh and six-time world champion woman boxers M C Mary Kom as the flag-bearers for the opening ceremony
The Indian hockey teams will leave for Tokyo on July 17 along with the first batch of Indian contingent.
Wrestler Bajrang Punia will be the flagbearer at the Tokyo 2020 closing ceremony
Eight-time champions India are looking to end an over four-decade-long Olympic medal drought in Tokyo this year
Both men's and women's team skippers Manpreet Singh and Rani Rampal feel in the last couple of years, India has made steady progress.
A 22-member Indian team left for Buenos Aires from here this morning for its second outing in 2021 after an unbeaten tour of Europe last month where it took on Germany and Great Britain.
Pushed back by a year due to the pandemic, the quadrennial sporting extravaganza is slated to be held in July-August.
Indian women's team will hit the restart button and begin its Olympic preparations with the tour of Argentina, starting next week
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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