Indian women trounce Sri Lanka to bag gold
Amitabha Das Sharma
India toyed with Sri Lanka before trouncing it 10-0 in the final to win the women’s hockey gold at the Maulana Tayyabullah hockey stadium here on Thursday.
India clinch gold in women's hockey
Indian players celebrate after scoring a goal against Sri Lanka during the women's hockey final. (PTI Photo)
GUWAHATI: A rampaging India stamped their formidable superiority in women's hockey in the region as they steamrolled Sri Lanka 10-0 in the summit clash to clinch gold in the 12th South Asian Games here on Thursday.
Gold Medal Wins of Indian Eves
By B.G.Joshi (India)
In the inaugural South Asian Games Hockey Indian women won the Gold medal. India beats Sri Lanka 10-0. International debut was in Folkeston (Kent-England) in the year 1953; since then Indian ladies have won the 16 tournaments as detailed below. After 36 years they are going to compete in Rio Olympics (August 2016).
Unimpressive India take on Pakistan in SAG hockey final
GUWAHATI: Unimpressive in their three group matches, India would look to make amends and turn the tables on arch-rivals Pakistan when the two sides face each other in the summit clash of men's hockey in the 12th South Asian Games on Friday.
South Asian Games: Pakistan eye hat-trick of titles in final against India
By Nabil Tahir
Qadir scored a brace in Pakistan’s 2-1 win over India in the group stages and the expectations would be on him again to find the net when the two sides meet in the final. PHOTO: AFP
KARACHI: Pakistan Whites are all set to take on their Indian counterparts in the final of the South Asian Games at the Tayebulla Hockey Stadium in Guwahati, India on Friday with one eye on the glory of defeating their arch-rivals and the other on completing a hat-trick of titles.
Pakistan face India in hockey final today
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan thrashed Bangladesh 6-0 on Thursday in the semi-final of the hockey event of the 12th South Asian Games to set up a mouth-watering final clash with arch-rivals India.
USWNT Athlete Katie Reinprecht Contributes Two Lone Goals of Match to Defeat Canada
CHULA VISTA, Calif. – At the completion of today’s contest, the U.S. Women’s National Team secured their third consecutive win over Canada with a score of USA 2, Canada 0. The Chula Vista Olympic Training Center’s venue is hosting the four-game event between the two international squads.
Canadian women close gap with U.S. in third game of series
(Photo: Yan Huckendubler)
The Canadian women’s field hockey team put in an improved performance in a 2-0 loss in the third game of a four game series with the United States Thursday in Chula Vista, California.
DWR win in home turf
Delhi Waveriders reignite their hopes for a play-off berth 11th February, 2016, New Delhi: Delhi Waveriders stunned defending Champions Ranchi Rays defeating them 7-4 in a hard fought battle in the 4th Coal India Hockey India League today. The hosts who won their first home match after losing four consecutive matches reignited their hopes in the tournament of getting a berth in the play-offs to be played at Ranchi on 20th and 21st February 2016.
Manchester stands tall as Delhi slay Ranchi
Harpreet Kaur Lamba
DWR players celebrate.
Delhi Waveriders delivered when it mattered the most, keeping their semi-finals hopes alive with a superlative 7-4 win over table toppers Ranchi Rays in their Hockey India League Season Four match here on Thursday.
First home win keeps Delhi Waveriders alive
Delhi Waveriders' Mandeep Singh (left) celebrates after scoring against Ranchi Rays, at the Shivaji Stadium, in New Delhi on Thursday. – R. V. Moorthy
It took some extraordinary goalkeeping from Devon Manchester and brilliant attacking play for Delhi Waveriders to register its first win at home with a 7-4 verdict against table-topper Ranchi Rays here on Thursday.
Delhi Waveriders outclass Ranchi Rays 7-4 to post first win on home turf
NEW DELHI: Riding on fine double strikes by Mandeep Singh and Talwinder Singh, Delhi Waveriders finally tasted their first victory on home turf as they stunned table-toppers Ranchi Rays with a convincing 7-4 margin in their must-win clash of the fourth edition of the Hockey India League at the Shivaji Stadium on Thursday.
Delhi Waveriders stun Ranchi Rays 7-4 in a hard-fought battle
Delhi's hopes of getting a berth in the play-offs reignited.
Delhi Waveriders stunned defending champions Ranchi Rays 7-4 in a hard-fought battle in the 4th Coal India Hockey India League on Thursday.
HTHC welcome Euro club indoors
Harvestehuder THC will hope to progress their hopes of emulating their spectacular 2014 as they host the EuroHockey Indoor Club Champions Cup in Hamburg this weekend.
East Grinstead await start of EuroHockey Indoor Clubs Championship following Wembley joy
European indoor test awaits Inverleith in Russia
Photo Credit: Duncan Gray
Inverleith Hockey Club make the long journey to the outskirts of Moscow this week to compete in the EuroHockey Indoor Nations Club Champions Trophy in Russia.
Brooklands have Beeston in their sights
Brooklands MU captain Peter Flanagan celebrates, Credit Mark Henderson
After climbing into the play-off positions with a win over Surbiton last weekend, Brooklands Manchester University are preparing to host Beeston as they bid to continue their great recent form in the Men’s Hockey League Premier Division.
MJHL: Double whammy for Olak Tigers
By Jugjet Singh
OLD La Sallians of Klang (Olak) Tigers received a double blow when two players met with an accident, while two others are suspended leading to the Division One match against Nur Insafi Friday.
Pahang Sports School rue long break in junior hockey league
by S. Ramaguru
KUALA LUMPUR: There are two schools of thought when it comes to long breaks.
Kampong employ new technical director
SV Kampong have hired Bas Bruin as the club’s new technical director for top hockey, making the move from THC Hurley.
Michelle Joubert - Hockey Stars 2015 Women's Umpire of the Year
Michelle Joubert celebrated her golden whistle (100th senior international game) in Rosario during the women's Argentina Hockey World League Final. She then took control of the final of that event between the host nation and New Zealand.
International umpire award for Scottish official
Scottish Hockey is delighted to have received confirmation from the International Hockey Federation (FIH) that Gavin Cruickshank has received his FIH International indoor badge.
India Defeat Sri Lanka in Hockey to Set Up Final Against Pakistan
Gaganpreet Singh's two goals helped India crush Sri Lanka 3-0 to set-up a final clash against Pakistan in the South Asian Games
India start favourites in women's hockey summit clash
GUWAHATI: Having entered the final after mauling their opponents mercilessly, India are expected to comfortably walk away with the gold when they take on Sri Lanka in the summit clash of the women's hockey on Thursday.
Hockey team going down south for Sultan Azlan Shah Cup preparations
by S. Ramaguru
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian hockey team have lined up 10 matches in Australia and New Zealand as part of their preparations for the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in April.
Malaysia to play friendlies to prepare for Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
The national men’s hockey team will play a series of friendly and test matches against New Zealand and Australia to prepare for the 2016 Sultan Azlan Shah Cup.
UP Wizards hammer Punjab Warriors 4-1 in HIL
LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh Wizards finally recorded their first win in their last game on home turf defeating Jaypee Punjab Warriors 4-1 in a Hockey India League (HIL) match on Wednesday.
UP beat Punjab 4-1
Punjab Warriors and UP Wizards in action during their match on Wednesday.
Argentines Gonzalo Peillat and Agustin Mazzilli helped Uttar Pradesh Wizards record their first home win in the Hockey India League (HIL) here today.
Polo welcome Top Hockey tournament to Barca
Picture: José Mari Llorens
Real Club de Polo will play host to Oranje Zwart, HC Rotterdam, Atlètic Terrassa, Den Bosch and Club de Campo for a high quality Top Hockey tournament this weekend.
Canterbury prepare for Surbiton battle
Surbiton’s Becky Herbert being tracked by Canterbury player-coach Jen Wilson. Credit: Tim Reder.
First face third in the Investec Women’s Hockey League Premier Division on Saturday as leaders Surbiton travel to third-placed Canterbury.
It's make or break weekend for BJSS-Thunderbolt
by S. Ramaguru
KUALA LUMPUR: Former Malaysian Junior Hockey League (MJHL) kingpins Bukit Jalil Sports School (BJSS)-Thunderbolt will face their toughest Division One test yet when they line up against defending champions Tunku Mahkota Ismail Sports School (SSTMI)-Thunderbolt on Friday.
Pakistan Junior hockey next month
ISLAMABAD: About 16 departmental and provincial teams will feature in the National Junior Hockey Championship, scheduled to take place in Lahore from March 1.
Craig Fulton - Hockey Stars 2015 Men's Coach of the Year
Men’s Hockey Stars 2015 Coach of the Year is the South African-born coach to the Irish men’s team, Craig Fulton. Appointed as head coach to Ireland in 2014, Fulton was the mastermind behind Ireland’s successful Hockey World League campaign – the team’s fifth place finish at the Semi-Finals in Antwerp, Belgium qualifying Ireland for the Olympic Games for the first time in over 100 years.
School’s out, it’s time for hockey camp
Sarah Juggins, for PAHF
Summer hockey camps and regular after-school clubs are a great way for young players to get an intensive burst of hockey training and enjoy some coaching from top quality coaches, elite level players and even the occasional Olympian. In the USA, hockey camps are thriving with, it seems, every university and college offering hockey camps in the vacation periods and regular weekly clubs after the school day ends.
Council defends moving hockey clubs for football pitch
Council chiefs have defended a decision to force hockey teams to be relocated from a Black Country sporting venue, saying football is more popular.
The Dell Stadium, where a new £500,000 3G football pitch is planned
The announcement comes after the plans to create a new £500,000 3G floodlit football pitch at The Dell Stadium in Brierley Hill were revealed. The plans have now been submitted to the Football Foundation.
Rajasthan: This village is obsessed with hockey but in a good way
Ratanpura, a village in the Bhilwara district of Rajasthan echoes with Chak De India! every time a hockey match is played in the area. Not only children but even parents are equally passionate about the national sport. Interestingly, families in this village prefer to give hockey sticks to their kids instead of cricket bats.
Tata Trusts to start hockey academy in Jamshedpur
MUMBAI: With a view to help India rediscover its glory days in hockey, philanthropic organisation Tata Trusts has partnered with Dutch great Floris Jan Bovelander to set up a world class hockey academy in Jamshedpur.