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Balbir Singh Senior


When Balbir Singh Sr offered namaz with Aslam Sher Khan

June 06, 2020 1:19 pm

Former India captain pays tribute to the hockey legend, shares memories from the victorious 1975 World Cup campaign on Express Sports podcast.

Your victory contributes to my good health: When Balbir Singh Sr met MS Dhoni

May 26, 2020 4:28 pm

The encounter with MS Dhoni happened four years ago when the Indian team was at the PCA stadium in Mohali ahead of their World T20 tie against Australia.

Lost a big name: Pakistan's hockey fraternity mourns death of Balbir Singh Sr

May 26, 2020 11:25 am

Former Pakistan captain and coach, Hasan Sardar, an outstanding centre-forward himself, said he took a lot of inspiration by hearing stories and anecdotes about Balbir Singh Sr.

‘Hockey meri te is desh di jaan hai’

May 26, 2020 11:17 am

The Indian Express recounts its encounters with the legend

Balbir Singh: The Legend with a heart of gold

May 26, 2020 11:09 am

Balbir Singh Senior spent a major part of his life in Chandigarh post retirement

Balbir Singh: Not a household name, yet one of the greatest Olympians

May 28, 2020 9:06 am

A goal-scoring machine from the days when hockey was played on grass, Balbir Singh Sr won three Olympic golds — 1948, 1952 and 1956 — and was India’s most-decorated athlete ever.

Indian hockey's six 'Balbirs' and the only 'Senior'

May 27, 2020 8:23 am

I feel very lucky to share my name with him. There may have been six Balbir Singhs who have played for India. But there will always be one Balbir Singh Senior.

Lionheart, father figure and good Samaritan

May 27, 2020 8:23 am

His teammates, the players he coached and old friends recall the qualities that set Balbir Singh Dosanjh apart

If there was a hockey legend after Dhyan Chand, it was Balbir Singh Sr: Milkha Singh

May 25, 2020 7:04 pm

Balbir Singh Sr and Milkha Singh competed together at the highest level for the country in their respective games and even worked together for Punjab Sports department in the 1960's.

How man manager Balbir Singh Sr inspired demoralised India to lone World Cup crown

May 25, 2020 2:20 pm

He didn't always need a hockey stick to pull it off for India, that was the kind of magic Balbir Singh Sr could weave, which steered a "demoralised" national team to its first and only World Cup gold back in 1975. 


Balbir Singh Sr: Remembering one of the best centre forwards India has produced

May 25, 2020 1:04 pm

One of India's greatest hockey players Balbir Singh Sr passed away on Monday.