MHC Targets First Title In Sultan Azlan Shah Cup
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) has fixed a high target for the national hockey squad which is to secure their first championship title at the 2015 Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Championship to be held in Ipoh, Perak from April 5-12.
Nonagenarian Balbir lights up Hockey India annual awards
NEW DELHI: The august gathering at Hockey India's inaugural annual awards welcomed Balbir Singh Senior with a standing ovation as the 90-year-old proceeded to collect his lifetime achievement award on an afternoon dedicated to players. The three-time Olympic gold medalist was honoured with the Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award along with a cheque of Rs 30 lakh.
Balbir Singh Sr. conferred Lifetime Achievement Award
Hockey veterans Harbinder Singh and Ashok Kumar with Balbir Singh (C) who was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the Hockey India Awards in New Delhi on Saturday. PTI
NEW DELHI: The legendary Balbir Singh Senior, member of three Olympic gold medal winning teams, was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the inaugural Hockey India Awards here on Saturday.
Nat U16: KL Girls stun Penang
By Jugjet Singh
KUALA Lumpur stunned defending champions Penang 3-2 in the semi-finals of the Girls National Under-16 at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil yesterday.
Pahang to face Malacca in junior hockey meet final
By Aftar Singh
KUALA LUMPUR: Mohd Kamil was the hero as Pahang downed Johor 1-0 to qualify for the boys’ final in the 1MAS-Milo National Under-16 tournament at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil.
Royalians avoid hockey relegation
National senior men’s hockey player Jordan Reynos led from the front as last year’s champions, Queen’s Royal College avoided demotion to the North Championship Division of the T&T Hockey Board Secondary Schools League on Friday at the St James Police Barracks Training Ground, St James.
St John's retain hockey title, Upper Hill beat Laiser
By Ernest Ndunda and Elizabeth Mburugu
Kenyan National champions St John’s Kaloleni from Kilifi County successfully retained the girl’s hockey title as the Coast region secondary schools first term games ended yesterday at Malindi High School.
With just over 10 weeks to go before the Hockey World League Semi Finals burst into action, Valencia’s new pitch is gaining plaudits from the players.
The Netherlands playing Spain in Valencia, January 2015 (Photo: FIH)
Teams playing in the Hockey World League Semi Final in Valencia in June will be one step further along their preparations for the Olympics in Rio 2016 as the pitch surface at both events will be identical.
Canadian men headed to Malaysia for 2015 Azlan Shah Cup
Canada to compete against four of the world's top ten teams
The Canadian Men’s National Field Hockey Team is headed to Ipoh, Malaysia to compete against a handful of the world’s best teams in the storied Sultan Azlan Shah Cup from April 5th-12th, 2015.
Need to work more on patience level of players: Van Ass
NEW DELHI: Insisting that "patience" is key to a side's success at international level, Indian men's hockey team's new chief coach Paul van Ass on Friday said he needs to work on this area to help increase the tolerance level of Sardar Singh and his men.
New coach unlikely for the women’s team now
The Indian women’s hockey team is unlikely to get a coach in time for its crucial tour of New Zealand next month. Anthony Mark Thornton, who was selected to replace Neil Hawgood last month, is unavailable even before he could take charge of his new responsibilities.
Hockey camp: Four specialist coaches hired to train players
By Nabil Tahir
KARACHI: The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has appointed four specialist coaches for the ongoing training camp at the Naseer Bunda Hockey Stadium in Islamabad for the preparation of upcoming international assignments.
Men's Promotion Playoffs this weekend
Gareth Andrew and Nick Catlin celebrate for Holcombe
The first round of games in the NOW: Pensions Men’s Promotion Playoffs are upon us with two matches set to take place this Sunday at Cannock Hockey Club.
Investec Women's Promotion Playoffs set to begin
Slough's Charly Brydon in action
The first round of matches in the Investec Women’s Promotion Playoffs are set to take place this Sunday at Cannock Hockey Club.
Denayer's Dragons ready to breathe fire
“A Dragon without fire is just a bird” - the rallying call from Thys Maartens last year as Dragons went on to win a medal at the Euro Hockey League for the third successive season.
California Cup selects Canadian Chris Wilson as the 2015 Umpires Manager
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Chris Wilson has been involved with field hockey since he was four years old; first playing, than coaching and now umpiring. His parents started the Rebels Sports Club, one of the local Victoria, British Columbia, Canada clubs in 1970 which was located for 12 years in the basement of their childhood home.
Dharmaraj: More average than exceptional in Boys U16By Jugjet Singh
THERE are many average, but only a few exceptional players in the ongoing National Under-16 hockey tournament at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil.
Have whistle, will travel
Very few players attain international status as a player and an umpire, but Epeli Tukuca has done just that
(Photo: The Fiji Times)
A former Fiji international has swapped his stick for a whistle to become the first international hockey umpire from the South Pacific Island.
A sporting chance of success
An initiative in Nairobi is giving youngsters an opportunity to shine
Kenya’s international hockey aspirations are moving to the next level. With the men ranked 39th in the world and the women two places higher at 37, the African nation is a prime example of a country that will benefit from the opportunities offered by the Hockey World League.
Best of the best move indoors
With the Indoor Hockey World Cup taking place in less than a month's time, we look at the development of the game and preview the showcase event.
Fast, furious and great entertainment, indoor hockey is the lesser-known relative of the outdoor game, but with the advent of the fourth Indoor World Cup in Leipzig, Germany, in February, the sport is making waves around the world.
Phil Hughes - a wake up call to the FIH?
By George Brink
As the sports world is reeling from the tragic death of Australian cricketer Phil Hughes after being struck on the head by a bouncer, the question is, could this happen in Hockey and what are the FIH doing about it?