Indian eves lose to Britain
India lost 2-0 to England in Marlow (UK) on Tuesday night.
Marlow (UK): The Indian women’s hockey team lost 2-0 to Great Britain in the opening match of the five-match Test series here.
Rio on the radar for Kiwi umpire Taylor
New Zealand umpire Simon Taylor is gearing up to play his part at the world’s greatest sporting event in Rio.
Mannheimer record crucial win over Harvestehuder
Mannheimer’s superb run of form continued as they nicked a 2-1 win over one of their nearest rivals, Harvestehuder THC, building a five point lead at the top and moving them within touching distance of a playoff place.
Junior men drawing on past high-stakes success ahead of Pan Ams (with video)
Canadian men celebrate after a semifinal shootout win against Spain at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in China.
With less then two weeks to go before the 2016 Junior Men’s Pan American Championship, the Canadian Under-21 Men’s National Team is confident.
Chasing The Dream with USWNT Goalkeeper Jackie Briggs
“We need you in Mexico by tonight.”
The cell phone was pressed tightly to Jackie Briggs’ ear as she tried to make out the words of her team manager, past the wild screams above. Surrounded by the swirling lights of carnival games and the sweet aroma of kettle corn, Briggs was in Ohio staring at the empty seat of a roller coaster car. She was next in line. She checked the time on her watch – 8 p.m.
Olympic Dream to Maternity Queen
Katie Evans in action for the USA Photo: WiSP
When Katie Evans was a mere 11 years old, she had a dream of becoming an Olympic athlete. The torch had passed through her town as part of the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games and the young hockey player knew that on the pitch representing USA was where she wanted to be.
Hockey veteran looking forward to Irish Olympic challenge
Ireland’s oldest international, Dorothea Findlater, has fond memories of epic US trip
At 106 years of age, Dorothea Findlater (née de Courcy Wheeler) is the oldest living Irish hockey international. She won her first Ireland call-up in 1936. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.
Winning her first international cap 80 years ago in Philadelphia, Dorothea Findlater described the occasion as “just hockey”.
Sit down with SA Men’s Hockey goalkeeper
FIT: SA Men’s Hockey goalkeeper, Rassie Pieterse.
PAULSHOF – Fourways Review sits down with SA Men’s Hockey goalkeeper, Rassie Pieterse for an exclusive interview about his hockey journey and why he believes that hard work counts.
A hockey tale of two brothers
By Nabil Tahir
Arslan scored twice in the 2014 Champions Trophy 4-3 semi-final win over arch-rivals India and remembers it as the best moment of his life. PHOTO COURTESY: ARSLAN QADIR
KARACHI: Pakistan hockey has been blessed with a prestigious list of families who have given their all to serve the nation. From Akhtar Rasool’s family to the pairing of Samiullah and Kaleemullah Khan Niazi and Tousiq and Atiq Arshad, Pakistan has been fortunate to see these great men don the green shirt.
Obaidullah Cup: Runners-up trophy goes missing
BHOPAL: The 70-year-old runners-up trophy of the Obaidullah Khan Hockey Gold Cup has gone missing.
Eastern Alliance Announced as Title Sponsor of USWNT vs. Chile
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - USA Field Hockey is pleased to announce Eastern Alliance Insurance Group as the title sponsor of the upcoming U.S. Women’s National Team vs. Chile three-match test series. Set to take place at the Home of Hockey at Spooky Nook Sports in Lancaster County, Pa. May 14-19, this is the first-ever title sponsored series for USA Field Hockey.
Japan bounce back to square series with win over Scotland
Kaz Marshall was the Scottish goalscorer.
Goals from Hazuki Nagai, Maho Segawa, and Mie Nakashima gave Japan a 3-1 win over Scotland Senior Women at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre.
Scotland begin World League preparations
Scotland Senior Men begin their build-up for the crucial World League (Round 1) qualifiers this weekend.
Bezuidenhout pleased with current form
Auckland Under 21 Men’s goalkeeper Ruan Bezuidenhout has been in fine form during the National U21 Tournament in Dunedin.
Levin developing top hockey talent
Photo: Planet Hockey
Despite being a small town, Levin is punching above its weight on the hockey turf according to Central Under 21 player Casey-Mae Waddell.
Leicester will inspire us: Roelant Oltmans
Apart from keeping an eagle eye on the training sessions at the SAI Southern Centre, Oltmans has been following the Foxes’ EPL run closely.
Bengaluru: As the Indian men’s hockey team toiled hard for the upcoming Champions Trophy to be played in London next month, chief coach Roelant Oltmans is taking inspiration from Leicester City’s Premier League triumph.
Working on increasing consistency, says Oltmans
It’s not often that an Indian hockey team impresses many, especially a taskmaster like Roelant Oltmans. While the Dutchman is quite protective of his wards in defeat, he isn’t generous in praise either, opting instead to stay balanced.
Doing well in Champions Trophy is crucial: Sardar Singh
Sardar Singh. (Getty images)
BENGALURU: The upcoming men's hockey Champions Trophy in London will be one of the key tournaments ahead of the Rio Olympics as it will give the Indian team an opportunity to see where it stands, feels captain Sardar Singh.
Champions Trophy will test India's potential ahead of Rio Games: Sardar Singh
Bengaluru, May.3 (ANI): The Indian men's hockey team captain Sardar Singh believes that next month's Champions Trophy will be one of the key tournaments to evaluate the team's preparations for the upcoming Rio Olympics.
Dixon, Brogdon and Tarrant move to Rotterdam
Rotterdam have strengthened their panel for next season with addition of three top quality international players for the 2016/17 Hoofdklasss season.
Pakistan Hockey League to boost standard of game: PHF
ISLAMABAD: In a bid to lift the standard of national hockey, the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has decided to organise the Pakistan Hockey League in October-November this year.
A moment to savour at the Olympic Park
As newly crowned O45 champions, Cambridge City would have expected to feel ecstatic, but as Sarah Juggins explains, it took a little while to sink in.
Shepherd tops list at Hockey NZ service awards
Photo courtesy Sue Shepherd
Northland stalwart Sue Shepherd took top honours in the Hockey New Zealand service awards last weekend.
Canada finishes 6th at Azlan Shah Cup after loss to Pakistan in final match
Canada’s men’s field hockey team dropped its final game of the 2016 Azlan Shah Cup, a 3-1 loss in a re-match with Pakistan, Saturday in Ipoh, Malaysia.
Contrasting aims highlight Pakistan, India’s stark fortunes
By Nabil Tahir
Pakistan’s 5-1 loss to India, along with the possibility that they might finish last while India win the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, shows the different directions in which the two hockey teams are headed. PHOTO COURTESY: MALAYSIAN HOCKEY CONFEDERATION
KARACHI: While Pakistan take on Japan in a match that decides which of the two sides finishes bottom, arch-rivals India take on Malaysia in a bid to reach the final of the 25th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Ioph, Malaysia today.
Australia edge New Zealand in a meeting of equals
by S. Ramaguru
IPOH: Australia came out tops in a game of two halves as they eked out a 1-0 win over New Zealand to secure their place in the final of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup.
Sibbald, De Voux score goals for SA against Germany
South Africa’s third quarter play in the first test against Germany in the Private Property Summer Series at Hartleyvale showed what the national men’s team is capable of.