Hockey Ireland forced to switch venues as Bann contractor goes into administration
Havelock Park’s pitch was due to be replaced in time for the finals weekend on May 5 and 6. Pic: Frank Uijlenbroek/World Sport Pics/EHL
Crawford Group going into administration has led to the switch of the EY Champions Trophy from Banbridge’s Havelock Park to Grange Road just three weeks ahead of the annual finals weekend.
Sardar Singh on Indian hockey at CWG 2018: Combination of problems
A disappointed Sardar Singh, who was not picked for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, analyses Manpreet Singh & Co's dismal fourth-place finish at the quadrennial event in Oz
Members of the Indian hockey team are dejected after losing to NZ in the CWG semi-finals at Gold Coast, Australia recently. Pic/AFP
India hockey star Sardar Singh, 31, is known to be accurate — both in his reading of the game on the field and analysis off it. When mid-day asked him his thoughts about the Indian hockey team's dismal fourth-place showing at the recent XXI Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia, the midfield maestro summed it up perfectly in one word: "Disappointing."
Scotland o35s men World Cup and Home Nations squads announced
The Scotland o35s men squads that will participate in the World Cup and upcoming Home Nations in the summer have been announced.
Scottish National League showdown this weekend
Grange’s Luke Cranney holds off Kelburne’s Neil McIntyre
The penultimate action in men`s and women`s National League 1 is a double header, courtesy of the “Beast from the East”, with many of the issues likely to be resolved over the weekend’s showdown.
MJHL Div 2: Penang v Malacca final
By Jugjet Singh
KUALA LUMPUR: Malacca's MBMB Warriors and Penang's MSSP-PSHA wil play in the Division Two final of the boys Malaysian Junior Hockey League (MJHL) on Sunday.
Four months in - an interview with Renata Carneiro, PAHF Managing Director
Renata Carneiro came into office as Managing Director of the Pan American Hockey Federation in January 2018. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge gained after 13 years with Olympic Solidarity for Brazil.
IOC President Thomas Bach Attends Hockey5s Mixed Team Exhibition Match in India
Article courtesy of Hockey India
FIH CEO Thierry Weil and President Dr Narinder Dhruv Batra attended a Hockey5s match in India with the IOC President Photo: Hockey India
Hockey India today hosted the International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Dr Thomas Bach for a special Hockey5s mixed team exhibition match at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium which was also attended by Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) President H.E. Sheikh Ahmad Al-Sabah, FIH CEO Thierry Weil and Indian Olympic Association (IOA) and International Hockey Federation (FIH) President Dr Narinder Dhruv Batra.
Spanish playoff places up for grabs with Atletic in last chance saloon
German Liga top five covered by just five points
The top of the German league has become incredibly condensed with the top five covered by just five points in the wake of a series of close-run battles.
After CWG 2018 hockey blowout, performance director wants sports psychologist
The men’s hockey team floundered in the Commonwealth Games semifinal, missing penalty corners and rushing things up inside the circle to lose to lower-ranked New Zealand. England beat India 2-1 in the bronze playoff.
India's hockey team players sit dejected on the pitch after losing to England during their men's field hockey bronze medal match of the 2018 Gold Coast . AFP
India’s hockey teams went to the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games confident of fighting for gold, only to botch the script and end up fourth.
Option to embrace indoor game a big decision for Hockey Ireland
Entering teams in the European Championships has funding implications
Ireland senior men’s coach, Craig Fulton. Photograph: Mervyn McClelland/Presseye/Inpho
Hockey Ireland has been unable to provide any more information other than the welcome news that they are pleased to announce that for the next Indoor European Championships in 2020 Ireland will be entering a senior men’s and women’s team. That leaves room for some talking points, things they should or will be thinking.
Scotland men’s hockey continues to fly in face of funding cuts
By Rod Gilmour
Funding, goes the dictionary, is when money is “made available for a particular purpose”.
Three Dar Hockey Academy Boys in Nine Member Pakistan Team for Youth Olympics Qualifiers
By Ijaz Chaudhry
A nine member Pakistan team will compete at the Youth Olympics' Asian Qualifiers at Bangkok, Thailand starting from April 25.
Youth Olympics: Tough for Malaysia
By Jugjet Singh
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian boys and girls hockey teams are expected to face a tough time qualifying for the under-18 Youth Olympics which will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Oct 6-18.
Syarman eyes Youth Olympics after MJHL victory
By Aftar Singh
Untiring effort: After his team SSTMI-Thunderbolt won the MJHL Division One title last week, Syarman Mat Tee’s next mission is to help Malaysia qualify for the Youth Olympics.
KUALA LUMPUR: Defender Syarman Mat Tee helped Tunku Mahkota Ismail Sports School (SSTMI)-Thunderbolt to win the Malaysian Junior Hockey League (MJHL) Division One last week.
MJHL: Division Two title battle begins..
By Jugjet Singh
KUALA LUMPUR: Six teams will battle for the Division Two Malaysian Junior Hockey League (MJHL) title beginning today with no clear favourites.
FIH Hockey Foundation appoints first Executive Director
Mike Joyce has returned to FIH as Executive Director of the Hockey Foundation
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) and the Foundation for the Development and Promotion of Hockey (The Hockey Foundation) has announced the appointment of Mike Joyce as its first Executive Director.
Pacific Islands Progress
Hockey development is thriving in the Pacific islands Photo: Darren James/Tonga Hockey Federation
Hockey continues to develop apace and at all levels of participation in the South Pacific Islands of Tonga, Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands.
Late update Saturday 14 April
Faced with the dilemma of watching the Men's Bronze Medal game between Inda and England, I'm sorry, but Hockey won out. The update will happen at 11:00 GMT
Update delay 7 April 2018
My apologies for the slight delay in updating the site today. There is obviously a lot of CWG News and getting it into some sort of logical order is taking time. I should be finished by about 11:00 GMT