Ireland 0-3 Belgium (men)
Ireland played Belgium this afternoon in Hartleyvale, Cape Town in the first of two tests against the world number 5's. Belgium were fast out of the blocks and scored in the 1st minute from a PC rebound after the initial shot had been well saved by Fitzgerald in the Irish goal. Ireland gradually played themselves into the 1st quarter with their best chance falling to Mitch Darling but he was denied the equaliser after top class by Belgium keeper.
Vieira gives hockeymen warm-up win
T&T’s Kwandwane Browne, centre, stretches for a pass under the watchful eyes of President’s XI duo, Christopher Scipio and Wayne Legerton, during a warm-up match at the National Hockey Centre, Tacarigua on Thursday night for next month’s FIH World Hockey League Round Two qualifiers in the USA. T&T won 2-1. Photo: Anthony Harris
Jordan Vieira scored the decisive item as T&T senior men’s hockey team continued preparations for next month’s FIH World Hockey League Round Two qualifiers with a 2-1 defeat of a President’s XI at the National Hockey Centre, Tacarigua on Thursday night.
Canadian women's indoor team shares unique bond at World Cup
4 Days until 2015 Indoor World Cup
In sports, inexperience isn’t something that is usually looked at as a positive, but for the Canadian Women’s Indoor National Team it just might be what allows them to succeed at the upcoming Indoor World Cup.
Indoor women arrive in Leipzig
Australia in place as Indoor World Cup just days away
With the Australian women’s indoor hockey team in Europe preparing for the forthcoming Indoor World Cup in Leipzig (4-8 February), Team Manager Karen Seaman is providing a series of short updates exclusively for the Hockey Australia website.
Indoor men nickname themselves
Indoor men become the Budgies as they arrive in Leipzig for World Cup
With the Australian men’s indoor hockey team in Europe, preparing for the forthcoming Indoor World Cup in Leipzig (4-8 February), Team Manager Brent Deans is providing a series of short updates exclusively for the Hockey Australia website.
Evolution, and not revolution, is my aim: Paul van Ass
Harpreet Kaur Lamba
Paul van Ass is known as much for his success in the world of hockey, as his unique methods and outspoken nature. The 54-old year has guided the Dutch national team to a silver medal each at the 2012 Olympic Games and the World Cup last year, but he is "not very sure" what to expect in his new job.
Delhi Waveriders lose plot against Punjab Warriors
NEW DELHI: For the first 50 minutes of the match, Delhi Waveriders looked on course to record their maiden win in the third edition of the Hero Hockey India League on Friday.
Sardar Singh suspended for one game
New Delhi - Delhi Waveriders captain Sardar Singh was on Saturday handed a one-match suspension for "inappropriate physical contact with the opponent player" during a Hockey India League (HIL) match.
Winless Delhi Waveriders face Mumbai in battle of laggards
New Delhi - Yet to record a win in the tournament, both defending champions Delhi Waveriders and debutants Dabang Mumbai would be desperate to get off the blocks when they take on each other in a league game of the Hero Hockey India League on Sunday.
Delhi Waveriders host Dabang Mumbai
Players of Delhi Waveriders. File photo
Hosts Delhi Waveriders will be at odds with Dabang Mumbai when they take on each other in the ongoing Hockey India League (HIL) at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here Sunday.
Dabang Mumbai interact with OTHL boys in Delhi
New Delhi - Over 50 budding hockey stars from the NGO, One Thousand Hockey Legs, had lifetime experience of interacting with the star-studded, and the newest of HIL Franchises, Dabang Mumbai team today at Major Dhayan Chand Stadium in New Delhi as part of their well thought out grassroot training initiative.
Bloemendaal link up with Dabang Mumbai
HC Bloemendaal has entered into a technical partnership with Dabang Mumbai, the newest franchise of the Hero Hockey India League (HIL), to enhance the grass-root training structure in Mumbai and adjoining regions with an aim to produce future hockey stars for India.
Thunderbolts made to sweat
By Jugjet Singh
DEFENDING MHC-MILO-NSC Junior Hockey League Division One champions SSTMI Thunderbolts bounced back in style to thump KLHC 3-1 at the Kuala Lumpur Hockey Stadium yesterday.
UniKL maintain top spot in Junior hockey league
By S. Ramaguru
UniKL's Muhammad Firdaus Musa (left) and Politeknik Malaysia player M.Fahiezan Mohd Sairul go for the ball during the Malaysia Junior Hockey League match at the National Hockey Stadium on Saturday. - SAMUEL ONG/ The STAR
KUALA LUMPUR: Former champions Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) maintained their two-point lead at the top of the Division One after a 3-1 win over Politeknik Malaysia in the MHC-Milo-NSC Junior Hockey League at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil.
1964 Tokyo Olympics
My name is Roy Tomizawa, a former journalist from NY, now living in Tokyo, Japan. I am currently researching the 1964 Olympics, and intend to write a book that helps promote the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to the world.
Hockey India goes Dutch, selects Paul van Ass to coach men’s team
Written by Mihir Vasavda
Known to be a great motivator, Van Ass (left) likes his teams to play at breakneck speed.
Outspoken and controversial. Paul van Ass may be the complete opposite of Terry Walsh, but like the Australian the 54-year-old’s impeccable coaching record was reason enough for Hockey India (HI) and Sports Authority of India (SAI) to appoint him as the chief coach of the men’s team on Friday.
Van Ass, Thornton named new hockey coaches
NEW DELHI: Paul van Ass, who spearheaded the Netherlands men's hockey team to the silver medal at the London Olympics three years ago, was named the chief coach of Indian men's hockey team on Friday.
Paul van Ass named men's hockey team coach, Anthony Thornton for women team
NEW DELHI: Former Dutch national team coach Paul van Ass was on Friday named as the new head coach of India's men's hockey team, ending three months of uncertainly after Australian Terry Walsh quit under controversial circumstances.
Paul van Ass, Thornton named coaches
Putting an end to speculations, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) on Friday announced Dutchman Paul van Ass and New Zealand’s Anthony Thornton as coaches of the National men’s and women’s hockey teams respectively.
Paul van Ass named Indian men’s field hockey coach
NEW DELHI: Former Dutch national coach Paul van Ass was on Friday named the new coach of the Indian men’s hockey team while New Zealand’s Anthony Thornton was made the coach of the women’s hockey team. The names were finalised at a special selection committee meeting headed by secretary sports Ajit Sharan, Hockey India (HI) president Narinder Batra, high performance director Roelant Oltmans, Olympian Harbinder Singh among other Sports Authority of India (SAI) officials.
An enduring conundrum of foreign coaches
The disgusting sequence of entry and exit of foreign coaches haunts Indian hockey for well over a decade now.
Warriors hammer Delhi
New Delhi - At a sparsely occupied Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium, Punjab Warriors continued to dominate the third edition of the Hockey India League when they beat defending champions Delhi Waveriders 3-1 here on Friday.
Punjab rallies to win
ON TARGET Affan Yousuf is delighted after slotting in Punjab Warriors's third goal. Photo: R.V. Moorthy
Five minutes was all it took for Jaypee Punjab Warriors to turn the game around and register its third win in four games to stay on top of the table in the third edition of the Hockey India League (HIL) here on Friday.
Punjab Warriors stage fantastic fightback, beat Delhi Waveriders 3-1
NEW DELHI: Jaypee Punjab Warriors continued their impressive run and came from a goal down to beat defending champions Delhi Waveriders 3-1 and register their third consecutive win in the Hero Hockey India League here on Friday.
Kalinga Lancers eye revenge against UP Wizards
BHUBANESWAR: Kalinga Lancers will have revenge on their minds as they lock horns with Uttar Pradesh Wizards in a league match of the Hero Hockey India League (HIL) on Saturday.
Haryana hockey: Coaches, players raise questions
Chandigarh - How can an individual, all by herself, select a state hockey team, appoint herself as the coach, and then eventually go as the captain of the team to the National Games? Players and coaches from Haryana are up in arms and have questioned the Sports Minister and the sports secretary's role as mute spectators.
‘Support the national game or abolish it’
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan hockey team would not be able to participate in the all-important Olympic qualifiers if the bailout package is not released by the mid February.
Paucity of fund cripples development of hockey
ISLAMABAD: Hockey — the national game of the country — is seeking attention of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to stay alive.
Hockey team visits Army Public School
LAHORE: The Pakistan hockey team visited the Army Public School, Peshawar to express solidarity with its students, principal and staff.
PIA to lock horns with bankers in hockey final
RAWALPINDI: After winning their respective semi-finals, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) have advanced to the final of the Chief of Army Staff Challenge Cup.
PIA, NBP in COAS Hockey final
RAWALPINDI - Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) booked their places in the final of the First Chief of the Army Staff Challenge Hockey Cup 2015 after defeating their respective opponents in the semifinals played here at the Army Hockey Stadium Friday.
COAS Hockey Cup: PIA, NBP make their way into final
KARACHI: PIA and NBP made their way into the final of the first Chief of the Army Staff Challenge Hockey Cup, winning their respective semi-final matches at the Army Hockey Stadium in Rawalpindi yesterday.
Ken Pereira set to continue stellar career representing Canada
5 Days until 2015 Indoor World Cup
To get a sense of how long Ken Pereira has been playing field hockey at the international level, one need only look as far as his own interactions.
Men's World League Round 2 roster announced
Road to Olympic qualification begins on February 28 in San Diego
Field Hockey Canada has finalized the roster of athletes who will begin the road to 2016 Olympic qualification at the International Hockey Federation’s Men’s World League Round 2 in March.
Wake-up call for Thunder champions
By Jugjet Singh
THREE-TIME consecutive double winners Thunderbolts received an early wake-up call when they were held to a 2-2 draw by Petaling Jaya City Council (PJCC) in Division One of the MHC-MILO-NSC Junior Hockey League at the Bukit Jalil Stadium yesterday.
Thunderbolt silenced by MBPJ in Junior hockey league
By S. Ramaguru
SSTMI Thunderbolt's Muhammad Firdaus Omar (right) collide with MBPJ's Kamal Ridzuan Kamaruddin during the Malaysian Junior Hockey League match in Bukit Jalil on Friday. - SAMUEL ONG/ The STAR
KUALA LUMPUR: Over-confidence put paid to defending champions SSTMI-Thunderbolt’s attempt to win their third consecutive match when they were forced to share points with Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ) after a 2-2 draw in a MHC-MILO-NSC Junior Hockey League match.
EuroHockey Championships to be broadcast live
England's Women walk out at Lee Valley 2014
England Hockey and the European Hockey Federation are delighted to announce that the BBC will broadcast the EuroHockey Championships 2015, which will be staged in London on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, on 21-30 August.
Dog days for Flanno
Hockeyroo superstar reveals her penchant for pooches
Anna Flanagan is a hockey superstar with a drag flick that sends shudders down the spines of the opposition’s defence but, during an interview while playing at the Champions Trophy in Mendoza, it emerged that the 23-year-old defender has a softer side.
Best of the best move indoors
With the Indoor Hockey World Cup taking place in less than a month's time, we look at the development of the game and preview the showcase event.
Fast, furious and great entertainment, indoor hockey is the lesser-known relative of the outdoor game, but with the advent of the fourth Indoor World Cup in Leipzig, Germany, in February, the sport is making waves around the world.
Phil Hughes - a wake up call to the FIH?
By George Brink
As the sports world is reeling from the tragic death of Australian cricketer Phil Hughes after being struck on the head by a bouncer, the question is, could this happen in Hockey and what are the FIH doing about it?