Men's Asian Games Qualifier 2018 - Day 7
HKG v KAZ (5th - 8th Place) 3 - 4
TPE v AFG (5th - 8th Place) 14 - 1
BAN v SRI (SF 1) 3 - 2
OMA v THA (SF 2) 8 - 0
Upcoming matches (GMT+4)
16 March 2018
18:00 HKG - AFG 7th/8th Place
20:15 KAZ - TPE 5th/6th Place
17 March 2018
18:00 SRI v THA (3rd/4th Place)
20:15 BAN v OMA (Final)
FIH Match Centre
FIH reveals host, line-up and schedule for Rabobank Hockey Champions Trophy 2018
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has revealed the Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy 2018 will be held at BH & BC (De Bredase Hockey and Bandy Club) in Breda, Netherlands between 23 June and 1 July.
2018 Men’s Champions Trophy Line-Up Confirmed
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has revealed the line-up for the 2018 Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy in Breda, Netherlands from 23 June to 1 July.
Hockey Champions Trophy: Like CWG, India to open account against Pakistan
NEW DELHI: The Indian men's hockey team will open its campaign at this summer's FIH Hockey Champions Trophy against storied rivals Pakistan on June 23, followed by fixtures against Argentina (June 24), Australia (June 27), Belgium (June 28) and hosts Netherlands (June 30).
Hockeyroos & Kookaburras Commonwealth Games Teams Named
The Hockeyroos’ and Kookaburras’ 18-member teams aiming for gold at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast have today been announced.
Hockeyroo Slattery axed for Comm Games
Hockeyroos star Kathryn Slattery has been axed for the upcoming Commonwealth Games.
Hockeyroos striker Kathryn Slattery has been axed for the upcoming Commonwealth Games, while Kookaburras captain Mark Knowles will be aiming to bow out on a golden note.
England women announce Commonwealth Games squad
England women celebrate at the Euros
England women have announced 16 athletes that will compete at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.
End of the road for Sardar Singh? Hockey India director David John hints so
Hockey India director David John refused to advise Sardar Singh when to retire from the game, but said that in games during the Azlan Shah hockey in Malaysia early this month, the ageing star sometimes lacked leg speed, which was a big problem.
Sardar Singh, ex-Indian hockey team captain, was left out of the 2018 Commonwealth Games squad.(Getty Images)
It seems all over for former Indian hockey team captain Sardar Singh as Hockey India’s high-performance director David John wants young legs with great speed to prepare for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
18-year-old Dilpreet’s ‘big moment’ arrives
Dilpreet Singh (right) with his idol Akashdeep Singh at the national camp in Bengaluru.
Dilpreet Singh’s life seems to be moving in fast-forward mode. Less than five months after making his India U-21 debut, the Punjab striker has been named in the Commonwealth Games squad. “This is a big moment for me,” said an overwhelmed Dilpreet, who had made his junior India debut in October, just shy of his 18th birthday.
Former India coach Roelant Oltmans eyes revival of Pakistan hockey
Roelant Oltmans - File Photo, AFP
Pakistan's new head coach, Roelant Oltmans believes that the experience he gained by working with the Indian hockey team will help him reverse the fortunes of Pakistan hockey in the next two years.
Kumar to know fate over doping violation in three weeks
KUALA LUMPUR: Suspended Malaysian hockey goalkeeper S. Kumar will know his fate over his doping violation next month.
South Africa under 21 Invitational Ladies named for IPT
Coach Robin van Ginkel will be looking to add more gold to his trophy cupboard with the Invitational U21 side at the IPT
In September 2017 South African Hockey released the 42-player greater squad on the back of the Under-21 Interprovincial tournament held in Potchefstroom. The rationale for the larger squad was shared by SA U21 convenor of selections Marcelle Keet as follows:
Double-headers make for crucial weekend
Beeston’s Mark Gleghorne celebrating a goal. Credit: David Kissman.
New Premier Division leaders Beeston face a crucial double-header weekend as they take on play-off rivals Hampstead & Westminster and Reading in the Men’s Hockey League.
Seven-a-side tourney flicks off hockey season
The T&T Hockey Board (T&THB) Outdoor season will finally flick off on Sunday at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo with the opening day tournament from 8 am.
Rani Rampal to lead Indian women's hockey team at Commonwealth Games
Captain Rani Rampal and the Indian women's hockey team , Twitter (@HockeyIndia)
Ace striker Rani Rampal will captain an 18-strong Indian women's team, while experienced goalkeeper Savita will shoulder the duties of vice-captain at next month's Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Hockey India said on Wednesday.
Harendra confident that India will triumph; Rani Rampal to lead in CWG
Rani Rampal to helm the women’s team at the Commonwealth Games
After an impressive performance in South Korea, the Indian women’s hockey team will head to the Commonwealth Games confident of improving on its fifth-placed finish from the previous edition.
Van Huizen to closely monitor injured players
By SAIFUL AFFENDY SAPRAN
National hockey squad coach, Stephen Van Huizen admits that he will need to reevaluate his players for selection to the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia next month. (File pix)
KUALA LUMPUR: National hockey squad coach, Stephen Van Huizen admits that he will need to reevaluate his players for selection to the Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia next month.
Sardar Singh missed the bus due to coach Sjoerd Marijne's liking for scoring midfielders
Sardar Singh. Image courtesy: @TheHockeyIndia
In the end, the sweepstakes for the Commonwealth Games, or should we say for the duration of the year, were comfortably won by the youngsters. But it is bemusing that most media houses, websites and newspapers (TV doesn't care a damn) went with the leading headline that a certain ‘Sardar’ would be missing.
We need to work more on dragflick deception: Chris Ciriello
BENGALURU: In the previous two editions of the Commonwealth Games, Australian drag-flick ace Chris Ciriello was among the men who stood between India and the elusive gold medal. This time around, the recently retired defender will be in the Indian corner when they begin their quest for a podium finish in Gold Coast next month.
India’s analytical coach Chris Ciriello dwells on the art and science of drag-flicks
33 types of skill between pick-up and release: Chris Ciriello
Exchanging notes: Chris Ciriello, right, interacting with India’s drag-flick specialists Rupinder Pal Singh and Harmanpreet Singh during a training session in Bengaluru. | Photo Credit: K. Murali Kumar
The Indian men’s hockey team returned from the 2014 Commonwealth Games with a silver medal, after a 4-0 defeat at Australia’s hands in the final at Glasgow.
Indian hockey team analytical coach Chris Ciriello says inculcating winning habit in side one of his main goals
Bengaluru: Indian hockey team's analytical coach Chris Ciriello on Wednesday said apart from improving dragflicking abilities, his task is also to inculcate a winning habit among players.
Pakistan hockey players have spark and will to go top: Oltmans
KARACHI: The reputed International Hockey Federation (FIH) Master Coach Roelant Oltmans has said that the Pakistani players are eager to listen and practice the finer points of the game and to bring the country back among the top nations of the game.
Townsend in Training: Mind Games
England star Susannah Townsend's first blog as her team prepare for the Vitality Hockey Women's World Cup 2018
England and Great Britain's Susannah Townsend has been through some highs and lows in recent months. The joy of winning gold at the Rio 2016 Olympics was quickly superseded by the pain and frustration of a career-threatening injury. But now she is back and looking forward to a year of hockey that includes the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games and the Vitality Hockey Women's World Cup London 2018. Susannah will be blogging fortnightly between now and the World Cup and invites you to join her on her journey.
Argentina, Paraguay, Mexico and Canada through to the semi-finals (MEN)
Brazil suffers narrow loss in shoot-out
BRA vs. PAR. Photo: Mariano Avila
Argentina and Dominican Republic graced the field to open Day 3 with the first quarter final match of the Youth Olympic Games Qualifier 2018. The South American team started the scoring as early as the 1st minute. Dominican Republic got off a few shots at goal, but failed to hit the target. Facundo Sarto scored 3 goals to assist Argentina in their 11-0 victory.
Top 4 women test semi-final opponents
Jamaica and Guatemala draw on Day 3
MEX vs. URU. Photo: Mariano Avila
The women’s section of the Youth Olympic Games Qualifier 2018 was opened by Argentina and Paraguay. Three goals from Gianella Palet helped to set Argentina on their way to a 9-0 victory. Based on the points standing in the round robin, both teams will play each other again in the semi-finals on Friday afternoon.
Non-availability of int’l players delays PHL
Shahbaz says league to be conducted in December or January
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) secretary Olympian Shahbaz Senior confirmed that the proposed Pakistan Hockey League (PHL) has to be delayed till December or January next year due to tight FIH schedule and non-availability of international players .
Rotterdam sign up Algera for the 2018/19 season
Tristan Algera (26) will rejoin HC Rotterdam from HGC after five years in the Hague having made the move back in 2013.
Surbiton host East Grinstead in Investec Premier Division
Surbiton's Emily Atkinson battles against Slough's Lou Bevan. Credit Andy Smith
Leaders Surbiton play host to rivals East Grinstead in the Investec Women’s Hockey League Premier Division on Saturday as the battle for play-off places intensifies.
Seventh Annual 2018 Junior Premier Indoor League Champions Crowned
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The 7th annual Junior Premier Indoor League (JPIL) ended on Saturday, February 17 with the crowning of the U-16 and U-19 Champions at the 422 Sportsplex in Pottstown, Pa. The U-14 Championship was held on Saturday, February 10 at the Camp Hill Sports Center in Camp Hill, Pa. The competition was close in every divisions’ finals with no clear winners in each of the first halves.
Wan Roslan: No clear favourites in JHL this season
By Jugjet Singh
KUALA LUMPUR: Tunku Mahkota Ismail Sports School (SSTMI) Thunderbolts believe there are no clear favourites in Division One of the Junior Hockey League (JHL) which begins Wednesday.
Coaching E-Newsletter #6 - DEVELOPING Coaches and Players
Purpose: Bridge the gap between Soft Skills and Hard Skills
Core Themes covered in this issue
Tactical: Strategic moves and plays which are executed in the pocket of the Right Offensive Quadrant (ROQ), namely Play Making Space (PMS).
Technical: Developing the specific technical skills required to play effectively in this play making space.
Power point presentations and video clips: Supporting the core themes of this issue.
Training Method Tips: How to develop a young hockey player to play in this position
Motivational Quotes: On vulnerability
Food for Thought: A new addition to our Quarterly CNL, “Food for Thought”,it will cover comments and views of the experts on various topics related to our game. In order to see things from a different perspective. These views will not be the same as we hear from our top coaches, experts and the commentators covering international matches. Especially with the current style of hockey, which is designed on the foundation based upon Brute Power and Overloaded Hard Skills.