Fiji hammers Tonga
Morris Aromalo of Vanuatu (right) goes against three players of Solomon Islands during their match at the Fiji Hockey Centre in Suva yesterday. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA
The national men's hockey team hammered Tonga 15-0 in the FIH World League Round One match at the National Hockey Centre in Suva yesterday.
Silatolu happy with hockey debut
Fiji Womens Hockey player Ro Marama Silatolu. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA
DEBUTANT Miriama Silatolu was one player for the Fiji hockey women's team who was over the moon after making her debut for the national team in the FIH World League Round 1 in Suva.
Tournament officials happy with Fiji competition
Fiji's Asinate Blake dives for the ball against Papua New Guinea during the FIH World League Round 1 at the Fiji Hockey Centre in Suva yesterday. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA
OFFICIALS of the 2016 FIH World League Round 1 are happy with the organisation of the tournament.
Ireland Draw 2-2 with Spain
Paul Gleghorne is ready for anything
Today’s contest was always going to be close with the teams sitting side by side in the world rankings, and a 2-2 draw was perhaps the fairest result from a game that saw chances fall back and forth for both sides.
Black Sticks record strong win over India
Kane Russell drags the ball. Photo: David Aliaga Images
The Black Sticks Men have put together a strong performance to defeat India 1-0 at the Six Nations tournament in Valencia.
Black Sticks edge past India
A goal by Wellington attacker Stephen Jenness gave New Zealand a 1-0 win over India in the third outing at the Six Nations men's hockey tournament in Valencia today.
Black Sticks men edge India for first win of pre-Olympic Six Nations tournament
Capital striker Stephen Jenness scored the lone goal in the Black Sticks win over India at the Six Nations in Valencia. GETTY IMAGES
The Black Sticks having opened their account at the Six Nations in Spain, edging an in-form India 1-0 in their third game of the tournament.
India lose to NZ in close encounter
Valencia: India lost to New Zealand 1-0 in their third match at the 6-Nations Invitational Tournament.
India lose to New Zealand by 1-0
Both teams came into the match looking to play cautious hockey and avoid defeat. (Getty Images)
The Indian men's hockey team failed to capitalise on their recent 2-1 win over Ireland as they suffered their second defeat of the 6-Nations Invitational Tournament by going down 1-0 against New Zealand in their third match on Thursday.
New Zealand hand India 1-0 defeat
Valencia (Spain): New Zealand defeated India 1-0 in the six-nation invitational hockey tournament here on Thursday. Stephen Jenness scored the only goal in the 18th minute to guide New Zealand to a much-needed win over India. The Kiwi forward left the Indian goalkeeper flummoxed as he pushed the ball into the net early into the second quarter.
Hockey India hails ‘skilful’ Akashdeep Singh on 100th international cap
Akashdeep was a part of the squad that won the Asian Games Gold at Incheon as well as Bronze at the Hockey World League (HWL) in Raipur.
Valencia (Spain): Hockey India has congratulated striker Akashdeep Singh after he completed his 100 International caps during the side’s 1-0 defeat against New Zealand in their third match of the 6-Nations Invitational Tournament on Thursday. The 22-year-old, who has been part of the Ludhiana as well as the Surjit Hockey Academy, made his debut against England at the Champions Trophy in 2012.
100 caps and Golden Whistle today in Valencia. Been honoured to have officiated in John's 200 caps. Photo: Paco Vazquez' FaceBook page
Forgot to post this important milestone on Wednesday. Olympic bound umpires Paco Vazquez and John Wright celebrated big Milestones in Valencia on Tuesday. Paco got his Golden Whistle for umpiring 100 Internationals and John Wright passed the incredible 200 International games barrier in the same game. Only 3 other umpires have reached this amazing milestone before; Alain Renaud in 1991, Santiago Deo in 1995 and fellow South African Marelize de Klerk in 2011.
Shepherd praises performance despite defeat in Spain
Scotland women team photo June 2016 Spain women 3, Scotland women 0 (San Vicente del Raspeig in Alicante). Photo - Gordon Newlands
Scotland Women’s Head Coach Gordon Shepherd praised his squad for their performance against Rio-bound Spain.
Scotland women U21 beaten by clinical Ulster U23
Lorna Cruickshank Scotland U21 women
Scotland’s U21 women were beaten 2-0 by Ulster U23 in a close and exciting game at the National Hockey Centre, Glasgow. The hosts probably deserved more for their efforts but came up against a well organised defence and a clinical attack.
Zack Aura recalled as KHU name World Series squad
KHU has released a provisional list of 34 players that will start training for the World League One Series.
By BRIAN YONGA
Nakuru Hockey Club's Caleb Nyakundi vies for the ball with Zack Aura of Butali Sugar Warriors during their Kenya Hockey Union men's Premier League match at City Park Stadium on April 3, 2016. PHOTO | MARTIN MUKANGU | NATION MEDIA GROUP
Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) has released a provisional list of 34 players that will start training for the World League One Series to be held in September in Accra, Ghana.
Kazan shoot-out success gives them final edge
Dinamo Kazan take the advantage into the second leg of the Russian national final after they won a shoot-out over Dinamo Elektrostal in the first leg.
AHF appoints Pakistani coach for Sri Lanka
By Nabil Tahir
KARACHI: Olympian Muhammad Akhlaq, who has been appointed as Sri Lanka national hockey team’s coach on a special assignment by the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF), revealed that his first goal would be to guide the team to the 2017 Asia Cup.
'Zika is not a concern for us'
NEW DELHI: Despite various sportspersons having expressed concerns over the threat posed by Zika virus at the Rio Games, the Indian hockey team is focusing on the job at hand and is not even thinking about the virus, rising star Manpreet Singh said on Thursday.
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Hockey Australia seeking sponsor
Statement from Hockey Australia Chief Executive, Cam Vale:
As reported today, Hockey Australia sponsor The Project Group’s (TPG) financial difficulties mean that we are seeking a new major partner for our iconic teams, the Hockeyroos and the Kookaburras.
Yesteryear hockey star Shahid hospitalised
He had been ailing for some time and was taken to a local hospital where his condition did not show any signs of improvement.
Hockey legend Shahid battles liver disease, anonymity
GURGAON: The whole world is watching Mohammed Shahid, like they say. Only this time, the world doesn't know a thing. Looking for the once mercurial wizard of the hockey dribble, the idea of anonymity hits you square in the gut as you wade through the maze of patients, their concerned family members and their card-carrying handlers in a busy suburban hospital.
Hockey Manawatu's appeal in employment battle with Warren Banks fails
Hockey Manawatu has failed to get an appeal against a court judgment ordering it to pay former operations manager Warren Banks thousands of dollars. SUE WILSON / FAIRFAX NZ
Hockey Manawatu has failed to overturn a court order ordering it to pay tens of thousands of dollars to former operations manager Warren Banks.
Scotland Women lose first game of four away to Spain
Goalkeeper Nicola Cochrane was outstanding despite Scotland’s women losing 3-0 in the opening fixture of their four-game challenge against Spain.
Canadian women making the most of 2016 after busy 2015
Oh, what a year can do.
As Canada’s women’s field hockey team prepares to open a four-game series with Japan Thursday in Osaka (5:00pm local/1:00am PT/4:00am ET), the team is reinvigorated.
20 years of Fieldhockey.com
Today marks the 20th anniversary of the start of Fieldhockey.com on 3 June 1996!