USWNT takes lead in New Zealand series
U.S. Women’s National Field Hockey Team defender Stefanie Fee (Virginia Beach, Va.) picks up the pen to give us a recap of Team USA’s fourth match against New Zealand.
NEW ZEALAND - Team USA pulled ahead of the Black Sticks with a 2-0 win yesterday evening. After ample hours of video review, practice and newly constructed goals, both teams battled for a solid match. Skillful play was shown throughout the entire field and the attacking circles were filled with a ton of back and forth action.
Sloppy Sticks punished by US
Black Stick Shiloh Gloyn, right, makes a solo run through the United States defenders Katelyn Falgowski, left, Melissa Gonzalez and Michelle Kasold during their test at the twin turfs last night. WARWICK SMITH/Fairfax NZ
Women's Black Sticks coach Mark Hager wasn't happy after his side was given a "hockey lesson" by the United States, but is refusing to panic after the 2-0 loss at the twin turfs last night.
Black Sticks falter
Photo / John Stone
The USA beat New Zealand 2-0 in their fourth game of the six-test women's hockey series last night at Palmerston North. The win gives the visitors a 2-1 series lead, with two games still to play this weekend in the Wairarapa.
Whoever made the statement that I have withdrawn my resignation should retract it: Terry Walsh
Among other things, head coach Terry Walsh wants functional autonomy. In a long chat with Rutvick Mehta, he explains why the money set aside for hockey must be directly accessible to the high-performance group of Hockey India
Indian team for Australia series announced
New Delhi: A 21-member team to play test series against Australia in preparation for the upcoming FIH Champions Trophy 2014 (Bhubaneswar, 06-14 December 2014) has been announced.
Polo make it four from four
Borja Llorens’ single goal was enough to earn RC Polo a fourth successive win in Spain’s Honour Division as they saw off SPV Complutense in a tight battle last Sunday.
Pauchet leads St Germain to top spot
St Germain continued their fine start to the French elite competition with their fourth win from six outings in Pool A, beating CA Montrouge, the previous table-toppers, 4-0.
COURTING SUCCESS: Champions Telkom Orange get back to the drawing board ahead of continental title defence
By Elizabeth Mburugu
Sharon Odinga of Telkom Orange and Charity Miller of Vikings hockey team fight for ball possession in their ladies final match in the Vaiskhi 2013 Cup tournament at city park
After a disastrous outing at the Sana tournament in Mombasa, Africa Women's Hockey Club champions Orange Telkom are back to the drawing board.
SSSC-A Win to Top the Standings
By Bill Cox
SSSC-A team members having a conference during their Week-2 match of the 2014-15 season. (Bill Cox)
HONG KONG—Only 3-matches were played on Sunday Oct 19 in Hong Kong Hockey Association Premier Division. Hong Kong Cricket Club (HKCC) beat Kowloon Cricket Club (KCC) 1-0, Shaheen had their second win of the season (6-3) at the expense of KNS, Hong Kong Football Club-A (HKFC-A) won 5-3 against their HKFC-B side keeping A’s unbeaten record intact, but it was the match between Khalsa-A and SSSC-A that was the most significant.
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.