FIH confirms venues and match timings of FIH Hockey Pro League 2020
Lausanne, Switzerland: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) today confirmed the venues and match timings of the second edition of the FIH Hockey Pro League which will be played between 11 January and 28 June 2020.
Hockey returns to the Twickenham Stoop bigger and better in 2020
Great Britain Hockey at the Twickenham Stoop
Hockey will be even bigger and better at the Twickenham Stoop in 2020 as Great Britain’s men’s and women’s teams return to the home of Harlequins for Hockey’s Big Weekend.
Indian hockey team FIH Pro League matches full schedule, venues, timings
The Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar will host eight of Indian men's hockey team's FIH Pro League matches beginning January 18, 2020.
The Indian team will leave for the away games in Germany (April 25 and 26) and Great Britain (May 2 and 3). - Getty Images
Bhubaneswar's Kalinga Stadium will host Indian men's hockey team's FIH Pro League matches set to be played between 11 January and 28 June 2020. The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Monday also confirmed the venues and match timings of the second edition of the league.
Graham Reid to focus on individual development of Indian Hockey team's players
After securing a 2020 Olympics berth in the qualifiers against Russia, the team is currently undergoing a three-week training and conditioning camp.
Graham Reid (left) said that they will do a detailed analysis and review of of last season's performances including the Olympic Qualifiers. (File Photo) - K. MURALI KUMAR
With no international assignment till next year, the Indian men’s hockey side will focus on individual improvement rather than team tactics during the ongoing national camp, chief coach Graham Reid said on Monday.
Canada Junior Development Squads close out 2019 with California training tour
Thirty-two junior athletes retreat to Moorpark for training tour and test matches
The calendar year is coming to a close and much of the yearly excitement is behind us. But for the Canadian men’s Junior Development Squad, there is still work to do. Two Canadian squads (U17 & U21) will be heading to Moorpark, California for warm-weather training and competitive matches against the United States’ junior programs.
Surbiton and Hampstead set for seasoned rivalry
Surbiton and Hampstead served up quality encounter Credit: Mark Clews
Hampstead's Lily Owsley beat her stick in frustration on the Sugden Road astro as the final whistle went. Yet, here was a moment which suggested that the domestic women's game has a rivalry to savour in the coming seasons.
Garvey extend lead as Monkstown make big statement
YMCA’s Sam Hyland in action in their win over Annadale. Pic: Annadale HC
Lisnagarvey extended their lead at the top; Monkstown moved up to second with big win over Three Rock while YM continued their upward curve at Annadale; UCD vs Pembroke and Glenanne vs Corinthian ended in draws
Pegasus flying high on dramatic double weekend
UCD’s Niamh Carey (r) scored their crucial goal on Sunday. Pic: Adrian Boehm
Pegasus are the last side standing with a perfect record in the women’s EY Hockey League after three rounds following a double weekend packed with late drama across the 10 games.
Scottish Cup weekend had everything
The weekend’s Scottish Cup programme had everything – Jack Frost was the key player at some venues, there was the odd shock, the occasional high score, but the highlight was at Peffermill where there was a cracker of a tie between Watsonians and Western Wildcats in the men`s competition.
Relegation battle intensifies in hockey league
By AGNES MAKHANDIA
Lameck Kibet of Strathmore University (left) vies for the ball with Abraham Mumo of Greensharks during their Kenya Hockey Union Premier League match at City Park Stadium, Nairobi on June 16, 2019.PHOTO | LUCY WANJIRU | NATION MEDIA GROUP
Three teams are locked in a battle to remain in the Kenya Hockey Union men’s Premier League.
BiiG hockey tourney ends Sunday
The stage is set for an exciting finals day of the 2019 Barbados Independence Invitational Games Hockey Champions Trophy, being played at the Wildey, St Michael Hockey Turf next weekend.
'On fire': Feline Guenther's late hot streak sends UNC field hockey to Final Four
The senior midfielder scored a 46th-minute game-winning goal to push North Carolina over Iowa.
By Chapel Fowler
UNC senior forward Feline Guenther (14) attacks against Iowa junior midfielder Nikki Freeman (8). The Tar Heels beat the Hawkeyes 2-1 at Karen Shelton Stadium on Nov. 17, 2019. Abe Loven
Feline Guenther, her coach will tell you, is a “type-A kid” — detail-oriented and highly dedicated to both her role as a midfielder on the North Carolina field hockey team and a student in the Kenan-Flagler Business School.
Northwestern ends their season with a 2-1 defeat to Boston College in the NCAA tournament
Kayla Blas runs through midfield against Maryland. The sophomore defender earned All-Big Ten second team honors this season. Daily file photo by Alison Albelda
With one minute remaining in the NCAA Tournament opener between Northwestern and Boston College, it seemed like the stars aligned for a Wildcats victory. NU had built up momentum after a shaky start and banked one in to tie it near the end of the game.
Sports Legend Jack Simonian leads tributes to Sindh
by Dil Bahra
The commemoration event started with a minute’s silence, remembering Sindh who passed away in Kenya on 6 November 2019. Jack Simonian, now 83, Kenya’s triple Olympian, Kenya’s former Motor Cycle and Rally Champion and dashing goal-keeper paid a glowing tribute to Surjeet Singh Panesar (Jr), fondly known as Sindh, at the event held at Indian Gymkhana Club London on Sunday, 17th November 2019.
Switzerland Series goes Superbly for South African Indoor Hockey
Picture – Enhanced Sports / SA Hockey
480 minutes of Indoor Hockey were played across three venues in two provinces with the South African teams tasting defeat exactly zero times. Two teams on opposite ends of their journey’s but with remarkably similar results.
ROUND-UP: Men's Hockey League
Surbiton continued to assert their dominance at the top of the Men’s Hockey League Premier Division after picking up two wins in two days against teams in the top four.
Monkstown make their presence felt
Ruthless dismissal of Three Rock Rovers marks them out as possible title contenders
Gareth Watkins: Monkstown’s player-coach’s side defeated Three Rock Rovers 6-0. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho
A ruthlessly efficient Monkstown put Three Rock Rovers to the sword to mark themselves out as potential contenders this season in the men’s EY Hockey League.
Pegasus make it three wins from three
Victories over Catholic Institute and Cork Harlequins maintain champions’ perfect start
Three games in to the new Hockey League season and defending champions Pegasus are the only side left with a perfect record, victories over Catholic Institute and Cork Harlequins in the weekend’s double-header, to add to their opening day defeat of Railway Union, making it nine points out of nine.
The gap narrows at top of the Scottish Premiership
No change at the top of the Premiership, but the leaders have slipped – a frozen pitch at Old Anniesland postponed Grange`s match against Hillhead and they are now only two points ahead of Western Wildcats at the top of the men`s table, but in the women`s Clydesdale Western`s advantage is restricted to goal difference following their single goal defeat at the hands of Watsonians.
Blazers on course for record 22nd title
By AGNES MAKHANDIA
Kenyatta University's Gloria Juma (left) vies for the ball with Blazers' Rachel Ousa during their Kenya Hockey Union Women Premier League match at City Park Stadium on November 17, 2019 Blazers won 2-1. PHOTO | CHRIS OMOLLO | NATION MEDIA GROUP
Blazers, formerly Telkom are on the verge of being crowned this year's Kenya Hockey Union women’s Premier League champions.
Jarkhar Academy win Dashmesh hockey title
Jarkhar Academy strike a pose with the trophy. Tribune photo
Jarkhar Academy beat Signals Jalandhar 2-1 in the final of the 30th Dashmesh Hawks All India Hockey Festival here today. A cash prize of Rs 51,000 was awarded to the Jarkhar Academy.
UNC field hockey soars past Hawkeyes, 2-1, to earn Final Four berth
By Jared McMasters
UNC sophomore forward Erin Matson (1) defends against Iowa senior defender Katie Birch (11). The Hawkeyes were tied with the Tar Heels 1-1 at halftime. Abe Loven
The No. 1 North Carolina field hockey team (21-0, 6-0 ACC) knocked off Iowa in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, earning head coach Karen Shelton her 11th straight Final Four berth and preserving a second straight undefeated season for the Tar Heels.
Maryland field hockey’s season ends with 1-0 OT loss to Virginia in NCAA tournament
Goalkeeper Noelle Frost mans her net during Maryland field hockey’s 5-1 win over Michigan State on Oct. 25, 2019. Gabby Baniqued/The Diamondback)
When the final horn buzzed on Maryland field hockey’s season, all defender Bodil Keus could do was look up to the sky.
No. 9 field hockey upsets No. 2 UConn, returns to NCAA Final Four
By Molly Milligan
Princeton field hockey advanced to the NCAA Final Four after beating UConn. Photo Credit: Paul Neff / goprincetontigers.com
No. 9 Field Hockey (15–4, 7–0 Ivy) upset the second-ranked UConn Huskies on Sunday afternoon in Storrs, Conn. to advance to the NCAA Final Four. The 2–0 victory was the sweetest form of revenge for the Tigers, who lost to the Huskies in overtime at home in September.
Surjeet Singh Panesar (Jr), Kenya’s four-time Olympian passes away
by Dil Bahra
Surjeet Singh Panesar (Jr), affectionately known as Sindh, who represented Kenya at four Olympic Games, died in Nairobi, Kenya on Wednesday 6 November 2019 following a short illness. He was aged 81.