While Manpreet will lead the side, star dragflicker Harmanpreet Singh has been named as the vice-captain for the tournament, to be held from 14 to 22 December
Men's Junior Hockey World Cup 2021: 'Stay focussed as a team in adversity', Manpreet Singh's advice to Indian team
The Indian juniors have been training alongside the senior players as part of preparations for the 16-team marquee event.
National Sports Awards 2021: Manpreet Singh added to Khel Ratna winners list; sports ministry okays 35 Arjuna awardees
Manpreet 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.
Sreejesh's former teammates Rupinder Pal Singh, Birendra Lakra and SV Sunil had recently retired following a successful Olympic campaign to pave the way for youngsters.
Indian men's hockey team begins national camp at SAI Bengaluru after historic Tokyo Olympics bronze medal
Indian men's hockey team chief coach Graham Reid says the focus of the ongoing national camp will be on setting future priorities after the historic bronze medal-winning show at the Tokyo Olympics
Varun further stated that skipper Manpreet Singh's one-on-one chat with him before the team left for Tokyo helped him a lot.
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh hosted Tokyo 2020 stars like Neeraj Chopra and Manpreet Singh over dinner on Wednesday where he not only cooked meals for them, but was also seen serving them personally.
India hockey captain Manpreet Singh says it's time to stop basking in Tokyo glory, focus on Asian Games
With the Asian Games scheduled to be held in Hangzhou, China from 10 to 25 September next year, the team's top priority will be to qualify for the Paris Olympics by winning the gold at the continental tournament.
"In terms of tournaments, Asian Games will be our next target. We would like to win it and seal the berth for the Paris Olympics," Manpreet Singh, skipper of men's hockey team, said.
Punjab School Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla said CM Amarinder Singh has given approval to rename schools after the names of various players from Punjab who were part of the Indian men hockey team squad which won the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics.
The Punjab players in the bronze medal winning Indian men's hockey team led by Manpreet Singh and women player Gurjit Kaur paid obeisance at Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) in Amritsar on Wednesday.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: India men's hockey assistant coach Shivendra Singh writes own redemption story in historic win
In 2008, Shivendra Singh was part of a historic loss where Indian men's hockey team failed to make it to Olympics for the first time. In 2021, he helped India write history at Games in a new role.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: No limit on Indian athletes at Games' closing ceremony but only 10 officials from country to attend
In contrast to the ethnic outfit that athletes wore during the opening ceremony, they will be seen in comfortable track suits.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Gold-medallist Neeraj Chopra receives warm reception from Indian contingent at Games Village
Indian athletes and officials, including men's hockey skipper Manpreet Singh, lauded Neeraj's historic achievement on Saturday night in a small celebration at the Games village.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Amsterdam 1928 to Tokyo 2020, list of all medals won by India men's hockey team
Here's a detailed look at the 12 medals, including eight golds, that India have won in hockey at the Olympics, including Manpreet Singh and Co's bronze in Tokyo 2020.
Words like historic are thrown around in Indian sport like confetti at a birthday party. But there’s no other way to describe a hockey medal for India at the Olympics after four decades. It is historic.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Punjab government announces Rs 1 crore cash award for each hockey bronze-medallist from state
Punjab Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi made the announcement after India beat Germany 5-4 in the bronze play-off.
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Captain Manpreet Singh reveals India teammates ‘almost killed themselves’ in victory over Great Britain
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.
Drubbed 1-7 by Australia in their last match, India produced a spirited performance against world No 9 Spain and scored through Simranjeet Singh (14th minute) and Rupinder Pal Singh (15th and 51st) to record a comfortable win in their third Pool A match at the OI Hockey Stadium.
Highlights, Tokyo Olympics 2020, Day 4: Boxer Lovlina Borgohain wins; mixed team shooters suffer qualifying exit
Follow live updates on the events taking place on the fourth day of competitions at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.