USA win 2-0 in Palmerston North to take series lead
Lauren Crandall (USA) takes a tumble while challenging Petrea Webster and Sopie Cocks for the ball.
The USA have beaten the Black Sticks Women 2-0 in their fourth game of the six-test series held tonight at the Twin Turfs in Palmerston North. The win gives the visitors a 2-1 series lead, with two games still to play this weekend in the Wairarapa.
United States down NZ to take series lead
BLACK NIGHT: Sophie Cocks of New Zealand tries to make some progress against a resolute US defence. Photosport
The United States have taken the lead in their six-game series with the women's Black Sticks after a dominant 2-0 win in Palmerston North tonight.
Rutherford to replace Gibson in goal
Black Stick goalkeeper Amelia Gibson has been ruled out of tonight’s game and the rest of the series against the USA, having fractured her collarbone at training yesterday.
Walsh stays as India coach
Less than 24 hours after Terry Walsh tendered his resignation as chief coach of the Indian men’s hockey team, hectic negotiations and several meetings on Wednesday indicated that the Australian may well continue in his job.
Terry Tale: Walsh has withdrawn his resignation
Indian hockey's men's chief coach Terry Walsh has withdrawn his resignation which he tendered last Saturday.
Terry Walsh to stay as India hockey coach
NEW DELHI: A day after his dramatic announcement to quit, India's chief hockey coach Terry Walsh today withdrew his resignation after a meeting with top sports officials, who have assured the Australian that his concerns will be addressed in a fresh contract.
Day after resignation, Walsh makes a quick U-turn
New Delhi - A day after his dramatic decision to resign as India's chief national hockey coach, Terry Walsh on Wednesday made a U-turn, deciding to stay on following the discussion with top sports officials.
Terry Walsh has his way, is likely to continue
Terry Walsh seems to have had his way, at least for now.
SAI, Hockey India and the Aussie will meet on November 10 to discuss his 'functional autonomy'
Terry Tale: Contract to be reworked, many fringe benefits on the anvil?
The public outcry following the ‘resignation’ of Terry Walsh, Men’s hockey National chief coach, had its telling effect on the people who matters – the spender and provider of Indian sports viz Sports Authority of India – with, if implemented the amendments agreed upon yesterday by letter and spirit, the hope that the future management of elite area of not only hockey but all Olympic sports will transform to a professional way we all have been espousing for decades now.
SAI does a volte-face, wants Terry Walsh to continue as Indian hockey coach
Terry Walsh Getty Images
Australian Terry Walsh had resigned as coach of Indian men's hockey team over a pay dispute issue with Sports Authority of India.
Top two set for Premier Division clash
Sam Quek and Nicola White celebrate the winning goal for Holcombe in the Investec Premier Division game between Beeston and Holcombe, Oct 4 2014, credit David Kissman
High-flying Holcombe play host to leaders Surbiton in what could prove a crucial match for both sides in the Investec Women’s Hockey League Premier Division.
In-form Wimbledon go to East Grinstead
Wimbledon's Henry Weir v Brooklands, Oct 19 2014, credit Matt Henderson
Wimbledon moved up to fourth in the NOW: Pensions Hockey League Premier Division last weekend, and they will be aiming to continue their good form when they travel to East Grinstead on Saturday.
Layne stops Paragon, keep Malvern alive
National forward Krizia Layne scored a pair of goals as Courts Malvern got its first win, and handed Paragon its first loss in the T&T Hockey Board Indoor Championship Women’s Open Division, 3-2 at the Woodbrook Youth Facility, Hamilton-Holder Street, Woodbrook on Sunday. Going into the match, Paragon had an impressive maximum nine points from its three wins over Harvard Checkers (3-0), Ventures (4-1) and Shandy Carib Magnolias (4-0) and was expected to register yet another victory.
Alex Speers Calls Time On Her International Career
Alex Speers, a mainstay of Irish Hockey for the last 8 years winning 164 caps, has called time on her International career and is retiring. Alex burst onto the International scene with her first cap in 2006 and subsequently had the privilege of captaining her country for 3 years, in her own words "to play for your country is an honour but to captain it was an absolute privilege". This is a decision that Alex has not made lightly but it comes a time that she feels is right for her to step off the international stage, Alex isn't walking away from hockey entirely though, she will still play club hockey for Pegasus.
Hockey players in long wait for allowances from State
By BRIAN YONGA
Kenya Police Richard Birir (right) dribbles past Nakuru Simba Joseph Mwangi during their National Hockey League match at City Park Stadium on September 21, 2014. Kenya Police won 5-0. Members of the national men’s hockey team have been paid Sh5,000 by the Kenya Hockey Union (KHU). FILE PHOTO | CHRIS OMOLLO | NATION MEDIA GROUP
Members of the national men’s hockey team have been paid Sh5,000 by the Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) but the squad is yet to get allowances a month after the conclusion of the 2016 Olympic qualifier tournament held in Nairobi.
50 years on...
Members of Australia's first Olympic medal winning team look back on Tokyo '64
This week marks 50 years since the Australian men’s hockey team won the country’s first Olympic hockey medal, bronze, at the Games of the XVIII Olympiad in Tokyo in 1964.
Olympian Darshan Singh left in lurch
He won the Gold for us fifty years ago at the Tokyo Olympics, being part of the dream team of 1964, but today he is a disillusioned man, as government of India play faux pass with him.
USWNT secures first win in series over New Zealand
U.S. Women’s National Field Hockey Team midfielder Katelyn Falgowski (Landenberg, Pa.) picks up the pen to give us a recap of Team USA’s third match against New Zealand.
Days after winning Asiad gold, coach Walsh resigns
Australian blames sporting bureaucracy, says open to re-negotiation
Harpreet Kaur Lamba
Indian hockey coach Terry Walsh on Tuesday put in his papers, weeks after guiding the team to a gold at the Asian Games. On a day of high drama, Walsh cited "difficulty adjusting to the decision-making style of the sporting bureaucracy in India" as the reason behind his move, suggesting his differences with Hockey India and the Sports Authority of India.
Terry Walsh quits as chief coach of national team
A file photo of Terry Walsh who on Tuesday resigned as Indian hockey chief coach over a “pay dispute” with the Sports Authority of India. Photo: S. Subramanium
The resignation, however, is subject to further talks between the parties concerned in the next one month, but the blame game has already begun.
Indian chief coach Terry Walsh resigns
In a shocking development, Indian men's chief coach Terry Walsh has resigned from the post citing both technical issues with the employer Sports Authority of India, and personally taxing toll on his domestic commitments
A self goal for hockey as Terry Walsh quits
NEW DELHI: Indian hockey, only just beginning to savour some form of revival on the international stage, was dealt a fresh blow when chief coach Terry Walsh resigned on Tuesday citing "considerable difficulty adjusting to the decision-making style of the sporting bureaucracy in India".
India hockey coach resigns
Walsh lists bureaucratic system, time away from family as reasons behind the decision
New Delhi - Just when it appeared Indian hockey was heading towards better times, Terry Walsh, the head coach of the men's team, resigned on Tuesday, blaming "sports bureaucracy' for the sudden decision.
India can't afford to let Terry Walsh go
Walsh is an honest man and an honest coach. One has no reason to believe that his concerns aren't honest. We know about the administrative issues that ail hockey (and most things) in India; we know about the interference in selection issues; we all know about the petty politics in the team
Terry Tale: Resignation balloon will blow by morrow
It is certain that the avoidable, unnecessary and untimely resignation of chief coach of Indian hockey, Terry Walsh, will blow over by tomorrow.
Terry Tale: SAI seems caught unawares
The Sports Authority of India supremo, Jiji Thampson has expressed utter surprise on the sudden resignation of Indian men's chief coach Terry Walsh.
Terry Walsh ready to stay, but wants new contract
NEW DELHI: Australian Terry Walsh, who resigned as Indian men's hockey team chief coach because of a "pay dispute", hinted that he was ready to reconsider his decision if he was given a new contract on his terms and conditions by the Sports Authority of India.
Terry Walsh wants to go, but SAI says no
Hockey team's head coach resigns * Cites bureaucratic confines, stress on personal life * Sports Authority of India director-general promises to resolve issues * Says will convince Aussie to stay on
Indian hockey team coach Terry Walsh is findng difficulty in adjusting to the Indian sporting bureaucracy’s decision-making style
The great Indian hockey tamasha refuses to end.
Walsh matter will be resolved, we want him continue: SAI DG
NEW DELHI: Under pressure from all quarters after Indian men's hockey team chief coach Terry Walsh's sudden resignation because of a "pay dispute", the Sports Authority of India sprang into action with its DG Jiji Thomson assuring that the matter will "resolved" between the aggrieved parties.
Sports minister seeks report on Walsh resignation in 24 hours
NEW DELHI: Surprised at chief hockey coach Terry Walsh's sudden resignation, sports minister Sarbanada Sonowal sought a report on the issue from Sports Authority of India and his own secretary within 24 hours.
How a coach went missing in a 'mail' storm
NEW DELHI: "You must be feeling very happy one more person ie Terry Walsh has also resigned." This was Hockey India secretary general Narinder Batra terse mail to Sports Authority of India (SAI) director general Jiji Thomson following chief coach Terry Walsh's resignation on Tuesday. Rather than lament the loss of a credible authority in the dugout, the two sports bodies responsible for the sport were taking petulant potshots at each other.
Latest: Indian hockey coach Terry Walsh withdraws resignation
NEW DELHI: In a massive relief to the Indian hockey, chief coach Terry Walsh, who resigned on Tuesday, has withdrawn his resignation after meeting with Sports Authority of India (SAI), Times Now reported.
Victorious U-21 hockey players return home to rousing welcome
NEW DELHI: The Indian Under-21 hockey team returned home to a rousing welcome after clinching the Sultan of Johor Cup with the upbeat players terming the victory as a stepping stone for bigger challenges ahead.
Shahbaz honours silver winning hockey squad
LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Tuesday announced cash prize of Rs200,000 for each player of the Pakistan hockey squad for winning silver medal in the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea last month.
Holcombe chairman predicts franchised league as Tina Cullen notches 400th goal
By Rod Gilmour
Fight to the top: Holcombe chairman (Kent club's Nicola White pictured in red) can see the day of franchised leagues Photo: PETER SAVAGE / HockeyImages.co.uk
League could be franchised, says South
David South, the Holcombe chairman, believes that a franchised national hockey league set-up “may come back on the agenda”. If national sides were to consistently threaten at major tournaments as well as reach high competitive levels, he says, then then day when Premier Division clubs pay England Hockey to have a franchise in the league could soon be upon us. “England Hockey have pushed the button on central contracts and the clubs will have to follow to an extent,” the property developer said.
Standout rise in the ranks
Leilani Fuikefu, 14, shines in roles anchoring three top hockey teams
By Campbell Burnes
Leilani Fuikefu prefers to let her hockey do the talking. And that hockey could tell a thing or two about a tremendous season for the softly spoken 14-year-old, Year 10 student at Mt Roskill Grammar.