Veteran goalkeeper PR Sreejesh said that a lot of youngsters will be given opportunities in a hectic year for the team in which it will compete in marquee events like the Commonwealth Games and Asiad.
I want to win more medals, I don't want the movie to flop, said Neeraj talking about being offered to make his biopic.
Back in August, Sreejesh played a pivotal role to guide India to an Olympic medal after a long gap of 41 years
Manpreet was originally recommended for the Arjuna award but he joined veteran goalkeeper PR Sreejesh as the second hockey player in the list of awardees for the highest sporting honour.
In yet another unprecedented decision, the Union Sports Ministry’s awards committee has selected 11 athletes for Khel Ratna.
Seasoned hockey goalkeeper PR Sreejesh and women's cricket team Test captain Mithali Raj were selected along with iconic Sunil Chhetri for the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award.
Having won that elusive Olympic medal, Sreejesh has now set the 2023 World Cup as the next big target in his illustrious career
When asked about the historic Olympic bronze medal-winning campaign in Tokyo, Sreejesh expressed that he experienced the best moment of his career.
PR Sreejesh has come in for praise from the International Testing Agency for his contribution towards keeping the sport clean.
PR Sreejesh was among three short-listed for Goalkeeper of the Year award for men while Savita Punia was among three short-listed in the women's category.
The design has been carried out by the A K Shinu, a KSRTC employee. He was assisted by Mahesh Kumar, Navas and Amir of the city depot.
The two hockey players, both goalkeepers and hailing from Kerala were displaying their glittering Olympic medals which were won 49 years apart.
Fans, several aspiring youngsters had started gathering at airport hours before he landed
Both of them were employed by Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) in Chennai in their formative years and even played for Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu (HUTN) in a few national tournaments.
UAE-based Indian entrepreneur Dr Shamsheer Vayalil also personally called up Sreejesh and congratulated him for his exemplary performance.