Olympic Games men’s hockey champs Germany beat South Africa 5-3 in the third and final Test at Hartleyvale in Cape Town Saturday after leading 3-2 at half-time.
The South Africa men’s hockey team has been named to compete in the 23rd Sultan Azlan Shah Cup international tournament at Ipoh, Perak in Malaysia from Thursday, March 13 to Sunday, March 23.
The SA Hockey Association has named the national teams to represent South Africa at the Indoor Hockey World Cup Africa Qualifier tournament in Windhoek, Namibia from April 9 to 13.
MALACCA: Canada snatched a hard-earned 5-4 victory over Malaysia in their second of three international hockey match series at the Bukit Serendit staduim.
A topsy turvy 5-5 draw against New Zealand on Sunday afternoon meant that Australia’s Under 18 boys will have to wait another day in their attempt to qualify for the Youth Olympic Games. In a contest that demonstrated all that is exciting about the new Hockey5s format, Australia’s youngsters put in a composed performance that on another day would have seen them emerge with all three points.
USA Field Hockey is pleased to confirm that the U.S. Women’s National Squad will be taking on the Canadian Women’s National Team in a capped, four-game series next week at Spooky Nook Sports in Lancaster, Pa. The matches on Monday, March 10, Tuesday, March 11, Thursday, March 13, Friday, March 14 will be a final step in the squad’s preparation for the upcoming Champions Challenge in April and the 2014 World Cup. Matches will start at 6.00 p.m. EST
Surbiton's Sarah Page
THREE goals in the last 12 minutes helped Surbiton clinch their place in the end of season play-offs, and ensured they inflicted a 4-1 defeat on leaders Canterbury in the Investec Women’s Hockey League Premier Division.
MILO CUP: UniKL captain Nor Azrul seeks revenge against Thunderbolts
By JUGJET SINGH
UNIKL skipper Nor Azrul Rahman has lost five titles to SSTMI Thunderbolts in three seasons, and he is not about to hand them their third consecutive Milo Cup double when the teams square off today at National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil.
By S. Ramaguru
SSTMI-Thunderbolt won the MJHL Division One title last month without losing a match. They are now aiming to do the double by winning the Overall title against UniKL on Sunday. - Filepic
KUALA LUMPUR: SSTMI-Thunderbolt are looking at equalling a unique record set by another sports school – Bukit Jalil – in the MHC-Milo-NSC Malaysian Junior Hockey League (MJHL).
By S. Ramaguru
KUALA LUMPUR: Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) skipper Nor Azrul Abdul Rahman has had enough of playing bridesmaid in the MHC-Milo-NSC Malaysian Junior Hockey League (MJHL).
LUCKNOW: Rajasthan got the better of Gujarat 3-2 to register their first victory in Division A of the 4th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship at Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium on Saturday.
Lucknow - Namdhari XI beat Sashastra Seema Bal 1-0 to win their second consecutive match in the 4th Hockey India senior men’s National Championship at Major Dhyan Chand hockey stadium here today.
The Hockey India (HI) junior National championship for men (under-19) will be held in the city from March 24 to April 6. In all, 35 State hockey units will be in the fray with 68 matches scheduled.
LAHORE - The first edition of the Brig Manzoor Hussain Atif Memorial Hockey Tournament will start at the Sargodha Hockey Stadium today (Sunday) with top 10 teams to feature in the event to be continued till March 19. The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) said here on Saturday that the tournament was aimed at to pay tribute to Manzoor Hussain Atif who rendered great services in the promotion of sports especially hockey. He said the teams had been divided into two groups and two matches would be played on the opening day. “Pool-A comprising teams of PIA, Army, Railways, Wapda (B), Punjab while in pool-B NBP, Wapda (A), Police, Navy, PAF will vie for the top honors,” he added. District Coordination Officer (DCO) Tariq Mahmood will be the chief guest on the opening day.
Double Olympic champs Germany beat South Africa 5-1 in the second Test at Hartleyvale Stadium in Cape Town Friday night after leading 2-1 at half-time.
Australia's under 18 boys got their Youth Olympic Games qualifying tournament off to the perfect start with a 21-0 win over hosts Vanuatu on Saturday afternoon. The result sets up Sunday's match against New Zealand as a "winner takes all" battle with the winner guaranteed a spot in Tuesday's final, and crucially a spot at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China.
Lucknow - Namdhari XI, Bihar, Mumbai Hockey Association Ltd. and Uttarakhand resgistered easy victories in their respective pool matches of the fourth Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2014 at Major Dhyan Chand Stadium.
MYSORE: Sadha Sengar slammed in five goals including a hat trick as Chhattisgarh outclassed Goa 13-0 at the 4th National Junior Hockey Championship for women at the Chamundi Vihar hockey turf here on Thursday.
Sportsmen live as long as sports do, and those who torment them perish as time wears on. This is in a nutshell latest piece of story in the case of successful coach and former Bombay player Cedric D’Souza.
By Jugjet Singh
NATIONAL Juniors coach Arul Selvaraj named 25 trainees for the 2016 Junior World Cup yesterday, with Division Two outfits Politek-KPM and Olak-PKT providing six and three players respectively.
By S. Ramaguru
KUALA LUMPUR: Seven SSTMI-Thunderbolt players will spearhead the 25-member Project 2016 training squad.
By Jugjet Singh
UniKL goalkeeper Muhd Fitri Jasni saves an attempt by MBPJ’s Nur Amin Zulkipli (second left) during their Junior Hockey League Milo Cup second-leg semi-final at Bukit Jalil yesterday. UniKL won 2-1 for a 7-3 aggregate win. Pic by Hasan Ismail
UNIKL Young Guns will meet SSTMI Thunderbolts in the final of the Junior Hockey League Milo Cup tomorrow.
By S. Ramaguru
Thunderbolt player Danial Asyrat Abd Ghani up against Olak goalkeeper Syarifuddin Mohd Zain during their Malaysia Junior Hockey League semi-final second leg match at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil on Friday. Thunderbolt won 8-0. - SHAARI CHEMAT / The Star
KUALA LUMPUR: It’s confirmed. Defending champions SSTMI-Thunderbolt and Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) will contest the final of the MHC-Milo-NSC Malaysian Junior Hockey League (MJHL) for the fifth year in a row.
Aberdeen Asset Management Men’s National League Division 1
Round seventeen of the men’s top league serves up some fascinating matches this weekend. First up is the ever prolific Glynhill Kelburne against Scottish Cup holders Grove Menzieshill. With Glynhill Kelburne assured of a play off spot the pressure is off, however, they will look to consign their opponents to a mid table finish with three points on Saturday. A close fought defeat to Hillhead for Chris Anderson’s men last weekend effectively ended Grove Menzieshill’s slim chance of making the play offs, albeit mathematically still a possibility. A Glynhill Kelburne victory likely in this encounter.
Aberdeen Asset Management Men’s National League Division 2
Second place Watsonians hope the home advantage will be enough to beat Uddingston this weekend, which will sure to be thriller. There was only one goal in it last time these two sides met, ending 3-2 to the league champions.
Aberdeen Asset Management Women’s National League Division 2
Glasgow University will be looking to get all three points this weekend in attempt to move out of the relegation pool, they face bottom side Haddington. They have a game in hand as Borders Fjordhus Reivers are currently sitting on joint points with the students.
By Bill Cox
With one game still remaining Khalsa-A has logged enough points to claim the 2013-14 Hong Kong Hockey Association Premier Division title.
On International Women's Day, two star players explain why hockey is good for you
Kate Richardson-Walsh, the Great Britain team captain said recently that being a sports personality was about more than just playing the sport, it was about being a role model to women and girls. She was speaking at a parliamentary session in the UK about the importance of sport in allowing girls and women to live healthier lives and have higher levels of confidence and self esteem.
As part of International Women's Day, Anna Flanagan blogs about inspiring change
On International Women's Day, Anna Flanagan blogs about her experiences as a female athlete and, in line with the theme of the 2014 IWD campaign, 'inspiring change'.
FIH front monumental task to save hockey's global heritage
(Photo: Henk Offenberg)
As the hockey world and beyond mourns the passing of two hockey legends – David Metter and Luis Ciancia – a more mortal problem has arisen. There is a wealth of history and anecdotal information about our game, it's characters and it's great moments that is in danger of going to the grave with the older generations.
The US Women’s Youth Olympic Team carried tenacity through their matches against Mexico and Argentina as the squad concluded pool play.