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Former hockey captain Sandeep Singh believes India have an edge at CWG 2022 due to multiple drag-flick options
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Former hockey captain Sandeep Singh believes India have an edge at CWG 2022 due to multiple drag-flick options

The 36-year-old Sandeep Singh said that India are lucky to have multiple penalty corner specialists in the team.

Ukraine crisis: US sanctions on Russia won't affect us significantly, says IAF vice chief
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Ukraine crisis: US sanctions on Russia won't affect us significantly, says IAF vice chief

The IAF vice chief said the evacuation operations will run round the clock till all Indians are brought back

Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Last batch of Indian para-athletes return home to rousing reception
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Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Last batch of Indian para-athletes return home to rousing reception

India returned with an unprecedented 19 medals, including five gold, eight silver and six bronze to sign off the country's best-ever Paralympics campaign by finishing 24th in the overall tally on Sunday.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Haryana government announces cash reward of Rs 6 crore to gold winners from state
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Haryana government announces cash reward of Rs 6 crore to gold winners from state

The state government will give the silver winners Rs 4 crore while the bronze medallists will get Rs 2.50 crore.

Mahesh Manjrekar to direct biopic of freedom fighter Veer Savarkar; Sandeep Ssingh, Amit B Wadhwani will produce
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Mahesh Manjrekar to direct biopic of freedom fighter Veer Savarkar; Sandeep Ssingh, Amit B Wadhwani will produce

Mahesh Manjrekar on Veer Savarkar biopic: "I believe he is a man who didn’t get his due in history”.

Firstpost Masterclass: 'Everything depends on technique,' Rupinder Pal Singh deconstructs the art of drag-flicks
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Firstpost Masterclass: 'Everything depends on technique,' Rupinder Pal Singh deconstructs the art of drag-flicks

How players generate power for drag-flicks? What's the technique to find the desired angle? Does the grip change while trying variations? Rupinder Pal Singh explains all this and more about the art of drag-flicking.

Sandeep Singh is my hero, my biggest inspiration, says Indian junior men's hockey team defender Mandeep Mor
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Sandeep Singh is my hero, my biggest inspiration, says Indian junior men's hockey team defender Mandeep Mor

Mor, who captained the team at the Sultan of Johor Cup last year, was part of the Chandigarh Hockey Academy which was home to several top players including Sandeep and Rupinder.

I-League 2019-20: Late Mason Robertson goal sees Real Kashmir rescue point in draw against TRAU FC
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I-League 2019-20: Late Mason Robertson goal sees Real Kashmir rescue point in draw against TRAU FC

Real Kashmir led 1-0 at half time but the home side fought back admirably well in the second half to split points with the Srinagar-based side

Pehowa Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates | Assembly Elections; Constituency, Party, Candidate Name Wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing
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Pehowa Election Result 2019 LIVE Updates | Assembly Elections; Constituency, Party, Candidate Name Wise Winner, Loser, Leading, Trailing

Pehowa Assembly Constituency Election Results 2019 Live Updates - Read Pehowa constituency vidhan sabha chunav latest news, party, constituency, candidate name wise winner, loser, leading, trailing live updates online at Firstpost.com.

Haryana polls: Battle lines drawn as last date for withdrawal of nominations ends; BJP eyes another term in office
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Haryana polls: Battle lines drawn as last date for withdrawal of nominations ends; BJP eyes another term in office

With the last date for the withdrawal of nominations ending on Monday, battle lines are drawn for the Haryana assembly polls.

BJP likely to announce first list of candidates for Haryana polls today; Sandeep Singh, Babita Phogat may get tickets
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BJP likely to announce first list of candidates for Haryana polls today; Sandeep Singh, Babita Phogat may get tickets

Assembly elections in both Haryana are scheduled to be held on 21 October and the results will be announced on 24 October

Olympic medallist Yogeshwar Dutt and ex-Indian hockey captain Sandeep Singh join BJP ahead of Haryana Assembly election
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Olympic medallist Yogeshwar Dutt and ex-Indian hockey captain Sandeep Singh join BJP ahead of Haryana Assembly election

Haryana, along with Maharashtra, is going to the polls on 21 October. The BJP is likely to name its candidates in the coming days.

Kalyan Singh rejoins BJP; ex-Rajasthan Governor won't anymore enjoy immunity in Babri Masjid demolition case
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Kalyan Singh rejoins BJP; ex-Rajasthan Governor won't anymore enjoy immunity in Babri Masjid demolition case

Kalyan Singh rejoined the BJP on Monday after completing his term as Rajasthan governor, a constitutional post which offered him immunity from the Babri Masjid demolition case.

Arun Sharma wins 16th edition of MTV Roadies Real Heroes, says 'the journey was well-lived'
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Arun Sharma wins 16th edition of MTV Roadies Real Heroes, says 'the journey was well-lived'

Arun Sharma beat beat Prince Narula’s Ankita and Bidhan to win the title of MTV's Roadies Real Heroes

Roadies Real Heroes to air on MTV from 10 February; sportsman Sandeep Singh joins gang leaders
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Roadies Real Heroes to air on MTV from 10 February; sportsman Sandeep Singh joins gang leaders

Neha Dhupia, Prince Narula, Nikhil Chinapa and Raftaar will be other frontrunners for their teams and lead the gangs of the 16th season of Roadies

India should stick to attacking hockey, need to be wary of Poland in Olympic qualifiers, says former captain Sandeep Singh
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India should stick to attacking hockey, need to be wary of Poland in Olympic qualifiers, says former captain Sandeep Singh

Sandeep, who is set to launch his chain of hockey academies, said, "Attacking hockey is our style, and we must stick to it. It suits us well, and I think we should not change our character going into the Olympic qualifier."

BCCI rewards Indian selectors with cash awards of Rs 20 lakh each following India's maiden Test series win in Australia
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BCCI rewards Indian selectors with cash awards of Rs 20 lakh each following India's maiden Test series win in Australia

The Indian selection committee comprises chairman MSK Prasad, Devang Gandhi, Jatin Paranjpe, Gagan Khoda and Sandeep Singh.

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath suspends three members of secretariat staff after sting exposes graft, SIT to probe case
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Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath suspends three members of secretariat staff after sting exposes graft, SIT to probe case

As per Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's direction, the matter will be probed by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) and it will submit its report within 10 days after taking statements of all parties in the case

Sandeep Singh confirms sequel of Diljit Dosanjh, Taapsee Pannu's sports biopic Soorma
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Sandeep Singh confirms sequel of Diljit Dosanjh, Taapsee Pannu's sports biopic Soorma

Soorma was helmed by Shaad Ali and was primarily shot in Sandeep's hometown in Haryana.

India's penalty corner troubles due to drag-flickers' lack of creativity and variations, says former captain Sandeep Singh
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India's penalty corner troubles due to drag-flickers' lack of creativity and variations, says former captain Sandeep Singh

Speaking to Firstpost, Sandeep, an expert drag-flicker in his heydays, also credited technology for helping goalkeepers in reading the drag-flickers well.