Former Indian Hockey Captain Sardar Singh Announces Retirement

Sardar Singh has announced his retirement from international hockey. He made the decision after a disappointing Asian Games where India failed to defend their title and had to settle for a Bronze medal. 
India’s poor performance left them out of the reckoning for direct qualification to the 2020 Olympic Games. The 32-year old player made his senior debut for India against Pakistan in 2006, and since then played over 350 international matches, captaining the team for eight years. 
Source- News On AIR

Static/Current Takeaways Important for Indian Bank PO Exam 2018- 
  • Sardar Singh has received the Arjuna Award in 2012 and Padma Shri in 2015. 

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