USA edge Black Sticks Women 2-1 in Palmerston North
United States upset Black Sticks to level series
TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE: The Black Sticks' Anita Punt scored with less than four minutes to go but the United States held on to win 2-1 in Palmerston North tonight. Photosport
The United States came back to win their first game of their series against the women's Black Sticks in a frustrating game for the New Zealand side at Palmerston North tonight.
Hockey Champions Trophy online ticket sales begins
Hockey India president Narinder Batra. File photo
Hockey India (HI) on Monday announced the commencement of online ticket sales for the much-awaited Hero Hockey Champions Trophy to be held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha from December 6-14.
By Graham Wilson
Surbiton and Holcombe are at full revs for the standout clash in the women’s Investec League on Saturday.
Schaerweijde and Amsterdam strike late
The Dutch Hoofdklasse enjoyed plenty of late comebacks as Amsterdam stunned HGC while Kampong’s late struggle against Schaerweijde saw OZ move into a share of top spot after seven league games.
Five sides covered by three points in Germany
EHL champions Harvestehuder THC moved into range of the top of the German league with two wins over the weekend, beating Nuremburg 4-3 on Saturday before running up a 4-0 win over Mannheimer on Sunday.
Ducks hit Leuven for six
The Waterloo Ducks put in their most convincing performance of the Belgian Audi Hockey League as they beat previous table-toppers Leuven 6-1 to move into the top half of the table.
Tough Police, Spartans are Sana Cup champions
By CAXTON APOLLO
Nakuru Simba Titus Kimutai (right) dribbles past Kenya Police Willis Okeyo on September 21, 2014 during their National Hockey league match at City Park Stadium. Kenya Police won 5-0. Kenya Police and USIU Spartans hockey teams are the 2014 Sana Cup champions. FILE PHOTO | CHRIS OMOLLO | NATION MEDIA GROUP
Kenya Police and USIU Spartans hockey teams are the 2014 Sana Cup champions.
New kids on the block: Harendra Singh
Most of these junior players had never travelled abroad, let alone experience what it feels like to win an international tournament
Stressing on importance of five Cs — cool, calm, composed, confident, communication — coach Harendra Singh has managed to spring forth a new promise for Indian hockey with junior team retaining Sultan of Johor Cup
Poor outing could be blessing in disguise
By Jugjet Singh
THE Sultan of Johor Cup (SOJC) was not a good outing for Malaysia as far as results are concerned, but it did point out the chinks which need to be ironed out before the Junior Asia Cup in 12 months’ time.
MHC to Arul: Just stick to the juniors
by Aftar Singh
Arulselvaraj (left) explaining something to Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) senior vice-presidents Datuk Nur Azmi Ahmad (right) and Dr S. Shamala in a meeting before the Incheon Asian Games in September. – Bernama
JOHOR BARU: It’s a fact that coach S. Arulselvaraj has taken on more than he can chew.
Pakistan juniors end campaign in last position
KARACHI: Pakistan’s junior hockey team gave substance to Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) chief selector Islahuddin Siddique’s words about their expected performance, finishing last in the six-nation Sultan of Johor Cup Tournament in Johor Baru in Malaysia. At the time of the young team’s departure, the legendary forward had analysed that it would take around four years for the newly-selected squad to deliver noticeable results. The prediction bore fruit as the greenshirts failed to win any of their matches and drew two at the International Hockey Federation (FIH) sanctioned event. After a string of poor performances, Pakistan rounded off their poor campaign with a 3-1 loss on Sunday against hosts Malaysia in the fifth-place playoff.
When Hockey is More than a Game
October is breast cancer awareness month and one Team USA mother is using sport to spread the word
More than 1.7 million people worldwide are diagnosed with breast cancer each year, and although advances in medicines and treatment are being made all the time, these don’t prevent the half a million deaths from breast cancer that occur each year.
Fortescue strengthens link
Gold partner Fortescue signs on for two more years with the Kookaburras
In a major boost for Australia’s most consistently successful national sports team, hockey’s World Champion Kookaburras will continue to be supported by Fortescue Metals Group after the Western Australia-based company extended its relationship with the men’s national team for another two years.
India retains Sultan of Johor Cup 2014
Helped by a last gasp penalty corner conversion by ever-reliable Harmanpreet Singh, India successfully defended its Sultan of Johor Cup today at Johor Bahru in Malaysia today.
Harmanpreet scores last-minute winner as India retain Sultan of Johor Cup
The score was 1-1. There were 45 seconds for the final hooter. India earned a penalty corner. Imagine the kind of pressure on the young shoulders of Harmanpreet Singh.
India juniors retain Sultan of Johor Cup title
India’s junior hockey team savours the moment of victory in the Sultan of Johor Cup on Sunday. Tribune photos
JOHOR BAHRU (Malaysia): Harmanpreet Singh converted two penalty corners to help India sucessfully defend its Sultan of Johor Cup (SOJC) U-21 hockey title, beating Great Britain 2-1 in a keenly-contested final on Sunday.
India defeat for GB U21 Men
GB U21 Men v India
GREAT Britain Under-21 Men were narrowly beaten in the final of the Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia, with rivals India scoring in the dying seconds of the match to successfully defend their title.
Australia win bronze
Australian U21 men defeat New Zealand in bronze medal final at SOJC
The Australian U21 men concluded their 2014 Sultan Johor Cup campaign, claiming the bronze medal after defeating New Zealand in the finals Sunday night.
Future Black Sticks fourth at Sultan of Johor Cup
The Future Black Sticks Men (Under 21s) have finished fourth at the Sultan of Johor Cup after being well beaten 6-2 by Australia.
Players ‘coach’ themselves to a win
By Jugjet Singh
NATIONAL coach Arul Selvaraj let his team loose for 24 hours, and they dished out a much better performance to beat Pakistan 3-1 to finish fifth in the Sultan of Johor Cup (SOJC) at the Taman Daya Stadium yesterday.
Malaysia avoid winning the booby prize with solitary win
by Aftar Singh
Malaysian skipper Haziq Samsul (right) scored a goal in their 3-1 win against Pakistan in the Sultan of Johor Cup. - ABDUL RAHMAN EMBONG/The Star.
JOHOR BARU: Malaysia finally clinched a win to avoid the wooden spoon in the Sultan of Johor Cup hockey tournament after a 3-1 win over Pakistan.
Nelson replaces Claxton
South Australian Claxton out with ankle injury
A change has been made to the Australian women’s hockey squad preparing for the November’s Champions Trophy and warm-up series against New Zealand.
Comeback win for Wimbledon
Phil Roper of Wimbledon, who scored to help his side to a 3-2 comeback win over Brooklands Manchester Univ. Credit: Matt Henderson.
Wimbledon came from 2-0 down to clinch a dramatic 3-2 victory over Brooklands Manchester University in the NOW: Pensions Men’s Hockey League Premier Division on Sunday.
Matt Daly continues hot streak with four goals for Surbiton in thrilling victory over Canterbury
By Rod Gilmour
On the mark: Phil Roper (right) started Wimbledon's brilliant comeback Photo: MATT HENDERSON
Great Britain’s loss is Surbiton’s gain. Matt Daly, left out of the England Hockey centralised programme after London 2012, continues to knock in the goals for the Sugden Road outfit and he racked up his 10th of the season over the weekend.
Just six teams in Malaysia Hockey League this time
by S Ramaguru
KUALA LUMPUR: Only six teams will compete in the Premier Division of this year’s Malaysia Hockey League (MHL).
Fatehgarh Sahib girls win Nehru hockey
Fatehgarh Sahib - The girls’ hockey team of Baba Zorawar Singh Fateh Singh Public School, Fatehgarh Sahib, claimed its second national-level title in a month as it won the All India Nehru Hockey Girls’ U-17 tournament in New Delhi on Saturday.