England slip to Germany defeat at Hamburg Masters
Goalscorer Florian Fuchs battles with Iain Lewers, Credit Frank Uijlenbroek
A fifth minute strike from Germany’s Florian Fuchs condemned England to a 1-0 defeat in their second match of the Ergo Hamburg Masters. Bobby Crutchley’s side created their share of chances but found Germany goalkeeper Nicolas Jacobi in inspired form, ensuring the hosts preserved their slender lead to hold on for the win.
Charity Shield: Explosive encounter expected
By Jugjet Singh
FANS can expect no charity from both sides, as Terengganu Hockey Team (THT) and Kuala Lumpur Hockey Club (KLHC) square off in the Charity Shield at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil Sunday.
Azlan: It’ll be tough for Terengganu to retain MHL double
By S. Ramaguru
Azlan Misron (left) in action for Terengganu in the MHL last year.
KUALA LUMPUR: Double champions Terengganu are bracing for a tough Malaysia Hockey League (MHL) season.
MHC coaching committee: We don’t need foreign coach
Ex-national hockey coach Paul Revington looking on at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup last year.
KUALA LUMPUR: There is no need for a foreign hockey coach.
Canadian 2015 U16 Championships
The U16 Field Hockey Canada Nationals has come to a conclusion this Saturday in Brampton, Ontario. Each and every match was thrilling from start to end and provided much excitement to the spectators watching.
'Indian hockey team's attack bolstered by Sunil's return'
LE TOUQUET (France): The return of senior striker SV Sunil from injury has strengthened the Indian men's hockey team's attack, fellow forward Ramandeep Singh said on Saturday.
Aussie Viner to lead hockey women
He took up the reins as head coach of Singapore's national women's hockey team only in February, after Dutchman Coen van Putten resigned.
The sordid tale of sacking coaches continues
The frequent changing of coaches is not good for Indian hockey.
By Y. B. Sarangi
What next? Paul van Ass with the Indian team players during a practice session in New Delhi. S. SUBRAMANIUM
“Indian hockey cannot run on anecdotes, there has to be some reality. Some continuity is needed; the system needs to be structured. There was resistance to me as there was to Greg Chappell. The change has to come from within.”
Spain defeat for Scotland Senior Women in Euro Masters
Scotland Senior Women lost 3-0 to Spain in the second ERGO Euro Masters match in Hamburg today.
Thunderbolts edge BJSS 4-3
by Jugjet Singh
TNB Thunderbolts edged Bukit Jalil Sports School 4-3 in Division One of the Malaysia Hockey League (MHL) yesterday.
KLHC want to start on a winning note in bid to regain title
by S. Ramaguru
KLHC are boosted with national players like Razie Rahim (left) on their side.
KUALA LUMPUR: Former champions Kuala Lumpur Hockey Club (KLHC) are determined to regain at least one of the two titles at stake in the Premier Division when the new season of the Malaysia Hockey League (MHL) gets under way .
MHC put naming of hockey technical director on hold
by S. Ramaguru
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) want to look into all aspects before deciding on the National Sports Council’s (NSC) suggestion for a technical director to oversee their national development programme.
GMHS-18 girls lift hockey title
Triple Olympic gold medallist Balbir Singh Sr interacts with the players on the final day of the Chandigarh state junior hockey championship for women at the Sector 18 hockey stadium, on Thursday. (Sanjeev Sharma/HT)
A hat-trick each by Manisha and Shalu helped Government Model High School-18 to crush Hockey Club42 11-1 in the final and clinch the Chandigarh state junior hockey championship for women at the Sector 18 hockey stadium, on Thursday.
Team England buddy groups
By Mike Haymonds
Ashleigh Ball in action at the London Olympics
LONDON 2012 bronze medallist Ashleigh Ball is in contention for England selection for the Unibet EuroHockey Championship in the Olympic Park later this month after being sidelined with a serious knee injury for the past year.
So you think you can lead?
Kookaburras skipper Mark Knowles offers leadership guidance and tips on how to be the perfect captain in this week’s hockey column.
Kookaburras captain Mark Knowles celebrates.
Leaders come in all shapes and sizes.
Dutchman Stockmann inspiring the next generation in India
Dutch goalkeeper Jaap Stockmann (left) is making his mark in India
Hockey clubs across the Netherlands are providing generous donations to help improve young Indians lives
Hamilton Receives USOC's National Doc Counsilman Science Award
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The National “Doc” Counsilman Award is for a coach that utilizes scientific techniques/equipment as an integral part of his/her coaching methods, or has created innovative ways to use sport science. The “use of science in sport” includes, but is not limited to, biomechanics, nutrition, psychology, technology, strength and conditioning, exercise physiology, etc.
Former coach Walsh on India's chances at Rio 2016 and 'narcissistic' Batra
Terry Walsh. Getty Images
Paul van Ass' unceremonious sacking and frequent change of coaches is "potentially destabilising Indian hockey" but the country has just enough time to prepare and train itself for an "outstanding performance" at the Rio Olympics, feels former coach Terry Walsh.
‘TNOA needn’t interfere in Hockey India’s affairs’
Hockey India president Narinder Batra said the ad-hoc committee formed by Tamil Nadu Olympic Association to solve the problems faced by the former’s Tamil Nadu unit has no relevance.
Gospel and ACS dominate U19 hockey tournament
Ema Vosailagi of Adi Cakobau School (left) tussles for the ball against Raijieli Salabogi of Nabua Secondary School in the girls U19 Secondary School Hockey competition at the National Hockey Centre in Suva yesterday. Picture: JONE LUVENITOGA
GOSPEL High School and Adi Cakobau School dominated the U19 hockey Suva District play off tournament held at the National Hockey Centre yesterday.
USMNT Fall to Argentina in Second Game
BOSTON, Mass. - Today was another opportunity for the U.S. Men's National Team to gain match experienced against Argentina, who recently finished second at the FIH Hockey World League Semifinal in Buenos Aires. With that second place finish, the 6th ranked team in the world by the FIH World Rankings has already qualified for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.
India lose 2-1 to Belgium in second practice game
Akashdeep Singh scored the lone goal for India during their practice match against Belgium. File photo
The Indian men’s hockey team went down fighting 2-1 to hosts Belgium in their second practice match ahead of the FIH World League Semi-Finals which will get underway here on June 20.
Will miss SV Sunil on the field: Yuvraj Walmiki
ANTWERP (Belgium): As the Indian hockey team gears up for the FIH World League Semi-Final, forward Yuvraj Walmiki said the services of ace striker S V Sunil would be missed.
Green Machine Squad for Belgian Series
Ireland’s Men’s National Squad will take on Belgium, ranked 4th in the world, in their final warm up matches before World League 3. The 2 tests will take place on Saturday June 6th and Sunday June 7th at 3pm (Belgian time). The matches will be hosted at KHC Dragons, the same venue that will host World League 3 (June 20-July 5).
Scotland retains Euro Hockey League place
Scottish Hockey yesterday recieved confirmation from the European Hockey Federation (EHF) that Scotland will retain its Euro Hockey League (EHL) place for the 2015/16 season.