Gurpreet Singh Sandhu: News

23 Jan 2024

Indian Football Team

India bow out of Asian Cup with defeat against Syria

India suffered a 1-0 defeat against Syria in their third group-stage clash in the 2023 AFC Asian Cup at the Al Bayt Stadium on Tuesday.

13 Jan 2024

Indian Football Team

AFC Asian Cup 2023, Australia blank India 2-0: Key stats

India suffered a 2-0 defeat against heavyweights Australia in their opening clash of the 2023 AFC Asian Cup on Saturday at the Ahmed bin Ali Stadium.

30 Dec 2023

AFC Asian Cup

AFC Asian Cup 2023: Igor Stimac declares India's 26-member squad

Indian football team head coach Igor Stimac announced the 26-member squad for the upcoming AFC Asian Cup in Qatar.

14 Nov 2023

Indian Football Team

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: India kick-start campaign against formidable Kuwait

The Indian football team will return to action against Kuwait on November 16 to kick-start their 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers at the Jaber Al Ahmad International Stadium in Kuwait City.

14 Nov 2023

Indian Football Team

FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Decoding India's best performances

The Indian football team has mostly struggled in the FIFA World Cup qualifiers in the past. While wins have been few and far between, the qualifiers have mostly brought disappointment to Indian football fans.

13 Oct 2023

Indian Football Team

Merdeka Cup 2023, India suffer 4-2 defeat against Malaysia: Stats

India went down fighting against Malaysia 4-2 in the 2023 Merdeka Cup at the Bukit Jalil Stadium in Kuala Lumpur.

05 Sep 2023

Indian Football Team

King's Cup 2023: India, Iraq lock horns in the opener

The Indian football team will turn their attention to the 2023 King's Cup in Thailand as they start their campaign against heavyweights Iraq on September 7.

05 Aug 2023

Sunil Chhetri

Will Sunil Chhetri miss the 2023 King's Cup? Details here

Indian football team head coach Igor Stimac has agreed to allow skipper Sunil Chhetri to skip the upcoming King's Cup in Thailand.

11 Jul 2023

Sunil Chhetri

Decoding Sunil Chhetri's stats for Indian football team

Sunil Chhetri has been the poster boy for the Indian football team for nearly two decades now.

04 Jul 2023

Indian Football Team

India claim their ninth SAFF Championship, beat Kuwait on penalties

Indian football team defeated Kuwait on penalties to lift their record ninth SAFF Championship. The Blue Tigers won the match 5-4 in tiebreaker.

04 Jul 2023

Indian Football Team

Gurpreet Singh Sandhu owns most clean sheets for India: Stats

The Indian football team showed great character to win 4-2 on penalties against Lebanon in the semifinals of the 2023 SAFF Championship.

03 Jul 2023

Indian Football Team

India, Kuwait to lock horns in SAFF Championships 2023 final

The Indian football team will be aiming to win their record ninth SAFF Championship title when they clash against Kuwait in the finals on July 4.

26 Jun 2023

Indian Football Team

SAFF Championship 2023: Buoyant India face tough test against Kuwait

The Indian Football Team would want to continue its winning run while facing heavyweights Kuwait in the 2023 SAFF Championships.

20 Jun 2023

Indian Football Team

SAFF Championships 2023: India face arch-rivals Pakistan after five years

The Indian football team will look to continue their purple patch from the Intercontinental Cup to the 2023 SAFF Championships.

13 Jun 2023

Sunil Chhetri

India's Sunil Chhetri nets his 86th international goal: Key stats

Indian skipper Sunil Chhetri saved the blushes for the hosts by scoring an 81st-minute winner against Vanuatu in the 2023 Intercontinental Cup at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.

11 Jun 2023

Indian Football Team

Intercontinental Cup 2023: Key details about Indian men's football team

India started their Intercontinental Cup 2023 campaign brilliantly with a 2-0 win over Mongolia at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.

11 Sep 2019


World Cup Qualifiers, India hold Qatar: Key records and takeaways

The Indian men's national football team held Qatar to a 0-0 draw away from home at Doha in a key FIFA 2022 World qualifying match.

04 Sep 2019

FIFA World Cup

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: India face stiff Oman test

The Indian national men's football team opens its 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifying campaign against Oman on Thursday.

02 Jul 2019


'Extremely unfortunate': Sunny Deol on controversy over appointing Gurdaspur representative

Actor-turned-politician and Gurdaspur MP, Sunny Deol, who is facing criticism for appointing a "representative" to take care of his constituency in Punjab, termed the controversy over the same as "extremely unfortunate".

29 Jan 2019


Who are the top five Indian players in the I-League?

The I-League has been the top-flight of Indian football for a long time and has seen some major talents take part in the competition over the years.

05 Jan 2019


AFC Asian Cup 2019: India vs Thailand: A pre-match report

The highly-anticipated AFC Asian Cup kicks off from tonight when UAE and Bahrain meet for the first match of the tournament.

03 Jan 2019


Asian Cup: Chhetri says it won't be easy facing India

Captain of the Indian football team, Sunil Chhetri, looks greatly confident before the Men in Blue kickstart their AFC Asian Cup campaign.

04 Aug 2018

Shiv Sena

AI's Milan-Delhi flight returns after passenger tries to enter cockpit

A Delhi-bound Air India flight from Milan had to return to the airport in Italy within 30 minutes of take-off after a passenger tried to enter the cockpit.

10 Jun 2018


Intercontinental Cup: Chhetri-led India seek title glory against Kenya

The Indian national football team will be up against Kenya in the final of the Intercontinental Cup 2018 in Mumbai on Sunday.

04 Jun 2018


Match preview: Sunil Chhetri-led India face tricky Kenya

The Indian football team will be up against Kenya in their 2nd match of the Intercontinental Cup.

26 Dec 2017


Special Olympics gold medallist turns laborer

Government's apathy against sportspersons is something that is not new in our country.

21 Sep 2017


Delhi: 21-year-old student killed in tiff over public smoking

In a shocking incident, a 21-year-old photography student, Gurpreet Singh, was killed for objecting to public smoking while his friend Maninder was critically injured in Delhi's Safdarjung.

24 Aug 2017


Mumbai: Emergency Helpline for cattle transporters ahead of Bakri Eid

With barely ten days to go for Bakri Eid, the Maharashtra Police started a 24x7 emergency helpline for protecting cattle transporters from cow vigilantes ahead of the festival.

31 Dec 2016

Europa League

Another stupendous year for Indian Football

The year 2016 saw some of the most amazing football in the history of India.

12 Nov 2016


London set to host conference on sex robots

The second annual "International Conference on Love and Sex with Robots" is scheduled to be held on 19th and 20th December in London.

14 Aug 2016

Sania Mirza

Lalita Babar in 3000m steeplechase finals

Lalita Babar became first Indian woman to qualify for the finals of track events after 32 years at Olympics.