Exciting quarter-finals line-up in San Diego
World League R2, men – Day3
With their third win of the competition (over Italy 2-0), Ireland finished first in pool A and will face Trinidad & Tobago in quarter-finals. Austria finished second in the group, setting up a quarter-final against the USA.
Team USA’s Second Half Spark Brings Life to Scoreboard, Undefeated Russia
CHULA VISTA, Calif. – In the final day of pool play during the Men’s Hockey World League Round 2, the U.S. Men’s National Team fell to an undefeated Russia team, 4 – 2.
Canadian men end group play with win over Trinidad and Tobago
Canada takes second place in Pool B at World League 2
The Canadian Men's National Field Hockey Team secured second place in Pool B on Tuesday with a 3-0 victory over Trinidad and Tobago in both teams' final pool-stage match at World League 2 in Chula Vista, California.
India aiming top two finish in Women's WL R2: Oltmans
NEW DELHI: India is eyeing a top two finish in the upcoming FIH Women's Hockey World League Round 2 to progress to the next round of the tournament, said Hockey India's High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans on Tuesday.
Set-backs for Junior Scots against Ulster
Scotland’s U21 squads experienced disappointing results at the hands of Ulster in their two match international series, losing both matches in Belfast in Monday and today’s encounters.
Monkstown win Leinster league title
Ireland’s Euro Hockey League representative Monkstown won their regional – the Leinster men’s division one – last Saturday with an 8-0 win over Rathgar Chiefs.
De Paeuw loving new challenge with Club Egara
Alexandre de Paeuw raised a couple of eyebrows when he made the decision to switch to Club Egara in Spain from Belgian top dogs the Waterloo Ducks but he is enjoying hugely this new phase in his career.
Thunderbolt take calculated risk in junior league quarters
By S. Ramaguru
KUALA LUMPUR: Defending overall champions SSTMI-Thunderbolt’s decision to give up their home ground advantage may backfire on them in the quarter-finals of the MHC-Milo-NSC Junior Hockey League.
Can Max extend his Midas touch?
Gold at London 2012, gold in The Hague. What does Rio have in store for the Netherland’s men’s coach?
Max Caldas had a fantastic four years in charge of the Netherlands women’s national team, so good in fact that his employers, the Dutch Hockey Board (KNHB), want him to do it all over again with the men’s national team.
French hockey legend Corbel passes away
PARIS: Former French international hockey player Georges Corbel has passed away at the age of 73, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) said on Tuesday.
Hockey World League maps out Road to Rio
With Hockey World League Round 2 currently in full flow, FIH explains how the teams progress through the competition in the hope of reaching the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
(Photo: Frank Uijlenbroek)
The action-packed Hockey World League is renowned for giving every hockey-playing nation on earth a direct route to qualifying for the biggest international events.
Browne joins hockeymen for Canada clash
T&T’s Tariq Marcano, left, and Jordan Reynos, right, tussle with USA’s Alex Cunningham for the ball in their FIH World Hockey League Men’s Round Two qualifiers Pool B match at the Chula Vista Olympic Training Centre, San Diego, California, on Sunday. USA won 7-1.
England-based Kwandwane Browne is expected to feature for T&T senior’s men’s hockey team when they meet world 16th ranked Canada in their final Pool B match of the FIH World Hockey League Men’s Round Two qualifiers.
Canada faces Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday
Canadian men working through highs and lows at World League 2
With a comfortable win over the host Americans, things got off to a perfect start for the Canadian Men's National Field Hockey Team at World League Round 2 Chula Vista, California. And with the way game two against the Russians began, it seemed Canada was set destined to go undefeated through two games and take a stronghold on first in its group.
Good win for SA hockey men as countdown begins
The South Africa men’s hockey team enjoyed a morale-boosting 4-1 win against rivals China in a training match at Hartleyvale in Cape Town Monday evening to add to the 3-3 draw against the Chinese on Sunday night, but now it’s a nervous time for the enlarged squad as they wait to see who will make the final 18 for the World League tournament that begins at the same venue on Saturday.
Indian hockey eves start preparations for HWL Round 2
NEW DELHI: Continuing their build up for the impending Hockey World League (HWL) Round 2, the Indian women's team started its practice on Monday and was seen sweating it out at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium.
Ghana Women's Hockey Team – Ready for World League Round 2 in India
Preparations are far advanced for the Ghana Women's National Hockey Team to participate in the Federation of International Hockey (FIH) World League Round 2 tournament in Delhi, India. The team gets into the final round of a series of training matches as they get ready to leave for India on 3rd March 2015.
Canada expected to collide with Argentina once again in Pan Am field hockey
By Lori Ewing, The Canadian Press
From left, Canada's Sukhwinder Singh, Scott Tupper, and Matt Guest celebrate after scoring a goal against Poland during the 3rd-4th place playoff match of the men's field hockey Olympic qualifier in New Delhi, India, on Feb. 26, 2012. The Pan American Games schedule is set and it should put Canada's men's field hockey team on a collision course with arch-rival Argentina.The field hockey schedule was released Monday for this summer' Pan Ams, which are a direct Olympic qualifier for the sport -- a gold medal comes with a ticket to Rio. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Saurabh Das
TORONTO - The Pan American Games schedule is set and it should put Canada's men's field hockey team on a collision course with arch-rival Argentina.
Livermore to coach NSWIS men’s program
Olympic gold medallist to lead the next generation of hockey players
In partnership with Hockey Australia, the NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Brent Livermore OAM to Head Coach of the NSWIS Men’s Hockey Program.
Clubhouse: The Inside Track
Michael Farrer and Rob Jenkins share a joke during a break in play
Canterbury moved off the bottom of the table this weekend with two wins from two continuing their remarkable run of form in the NOW: Pensions Men's Premier Division. In the Investec Women's Premier Division, Buckingham are fighting with all their might to avoid another trip to the end of season playoffs at the wrong end of the table. Canterbury midfielder Michael Farrer and Buckingham defender Zoe Shipperley talk us through their plans for a great escape.
Promotion for umpire Sean Edwards
Sean Edwards as peacemaker for Richard Alexander and Kwan Browne
24-year-old NPUA umpire Sean Edwards has been rewarded for recent outstanding performances by being promoted to the International Hockey Federation’s (FIH) Indoor Promising Umpires List. This puts Sean in the frame for a future promotion to the FIH’s top Panel for Indoor Umpires.
Jet-setting Kampong hoping to shoot down Ducks
For Kampong, the winter break saw their panel spread out across the globe but star striker Constantijn Jonker believes that the far-flung nature of their “time off” will be a huge benefit in the second half of their club season.
Former hockey stars to play for Chase Sailors
By Elizabeth Mburugu
Kenya Poilce Francis Esikuri hits the ball with ball as Ghana Trustee player Mathew Damalie tries to blocks during the African Cup Club Championship in Lugongo Kampala. Kenya won 2-0. ON 16/01/14 PHOTO:JENIPHER WACHIE
Several Kenyan internationals have come together to form a new hockey outfit - the Chase Sailors.
Trustees decorated by SSNIT ahead of League
With just a month to the start of the Dwadifo Adanfo Hockey League in Ghana, Management of Social Security and National Insurance Trust SSNIT have decorated some outstanding players of the Trustees Hockey Club.
FIH recognises Horst Wein contribution to World Hockey
The FIH Plinth awarded to Horst Wein
Horst Wein, the world renowned hockey and football coach, was last week the surprise recipient of a plinth which was handed to him by the president of the International Hockey Federation (FIH), Leandro Negre. The inscription read: “Horst Wein -in recognition of his contribution to the development of hockey world wide”.
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?