Football legend Tulsidas Balaram reminisces Balbir Singh Sr’s heroic effort of playing 1956 Olympics final with injured finger
He did not score in India's Olympic gold-grabbing win over Pakistan in the 1956 Games final but hockey skipper Balbir Singh Senior had come out playing that match with a fractured finger, recalled footballer Tulsidas Balaram.
Balbir Singh Sr will be remembered not only as an outstanding player, but one greatly dedicated to our sport, says FIH
The FIH paid glowing tributes to legendary Balbir Singh Sr, who passed away on Monday, describing the three-time Olympic gold winner as an outstanding player who dedicated his life to the sport.
Asian Hockey Federation condoles Balbir Singh Senior's demise, describe loss as sad moment for 'global hockey and sport fraternity'
The Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) on Monday condoled the sad demise of the legendary Balbir Singh Sr, saying the three-time Olympic gold medallist will always be remembered for his devotion and contribution to the sport.
'Role models such as him come very rarely', Twitter pays homage to hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr on his demise
As Balbir Singh Sr passed away on Monday, some prominent sports personalities took to Twitter to pay homage to the hockey legend.