Making a little go a long way
Javiera Villagra (Chile)
2011 Pan American Games, Guadalajara - Bronze medal match Chile vs. Canada - katie Baker (CAN) and Javiera Villagra (CHI)
(Photo: © Yan Huckendubler)
For some teams, such as Argentina and the USA, the players are able to devote themselves to life as a full-time athlete. The athletes are part of a centralized system and as such they train together, relax together and have opportunities to play top level competition on a regular basis.
SEA Games: Only one senior player for hockey team
By S. Ramaguru
Khairulnizam (right), seen here with S. Kumar, is the only senior player listed for the Singapore SEA Games hockey team.
KUALA LUMPUR: Goalkeeper Khairulnizam Ibrahim is the only senior player in the Malaysian men’s hockey team for next month’s Singapore SEA Games.
SEA Games: Two Pahang hockey players to debut in Singapore
By S. Ramaguru
Noorain (centre) will be making her debut at the Games with Wan Norfaiezah next month.
KUALA LUMPUR: Two Pahang players – Wan Norfaiezah Md Saiuti and Noorain Mohamed Arshad – will make their debut for the women’s national senior hockey team at next month’s Singapore SEA Games.
A new Premier club competition open to clubs worldwide
Aussie Cup aims to provide both an elite international club hockey competition and social competitions catering for all division levels of the sport. The tournament shall exhibit professionalism, fairness and sportsmanship by all involved. It is not just about participating in sport; it is an event that specialises in hockey, but provides travel experiences, combined with mate ship, quality food and a high degree of personal service.
Hobart to host inaugural Aussie Cup in major coup for local hockey
Derwent Hockey Club coach Alastair Addison and North West Graduates captain James Bourke. Picture: Carolyn Docking
IN a major coup for the state, Hobart will host the inaugural Aussie Cup that will see the nation’s best hockey players competing with their club sides.
Bele to switch from Arminen to Daring
SV Arminen star Alexander Bele will make the switch to Royal Daring for next season after a superb season with the Vienna-based club thus far.
Sindh craft 3-0 win in women’s hockey
LAHORE: Sindh crafted a 3-0 win against Punjab (Whites) while Army and Wapda played a thrilling 1-1 draw in the third All-Pakistan Fatima Jinnah Women Gold Cup hockey tournament at the District Sports Ground in Multan on Thursday.
Kushal brace helps AGRC win in VHA Hockey League
NAGPUR: A superb brace by Kushal Singh helped Accountant General Recreation Club (AGRC) drub Ambedkar College Sports Academy 5-1 in the Baidyanath Senior Division Hockey League at the VHA ground here on Thursday.
Prof. Joe Ezekiel Inter-School Hockey commences
Prof. Joe Ezekiel Inter-School Hockey Cup 2015 commenced today at the Shivaji Stadium in New Delhi with teams looking eager to start the tournament on a high.
2015 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony to be held July 18
Canadian women beat Ireland 3-2 in final match of Toronto series
Canada and Ireland split four-game series with two wins a piece
With one final chance to play in front of their home crowd before heading to Spain for the World League Semi-Finals, the Canadian Women's Field Hockey Team made good on home field advantage with a 3-2 victory over Ireland Wednesday at the new Pan Am Fields in Toronto.
Canada 3-2 Ireland Match Report
The final match in the series also represented Ireland’s final warm up match before World League 3 in Valencia. The green army were looking to make it 3 wins in a row against Canada and go into WL3 with a series win from Toronto. The Canadians had other ideas however and converted a penalty corner early in the game to take a 1-0 lead.
HWL Semi Finals at Antwerp - India fields a formidable outfit
There is a touch of ingenuity and imagination in the approach work of the new Dutch coach for the Indian hockey team, Paul van Ass.
Olympic qualification at stake
Hockeyroos and Kookaburras prepare to qualify for Rio 2016
The time has arrived for our two national squads – the Hockeyroos and Kookaburras – to qualify for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. This is a journey that brings a mixed bag of emotions for each individual, however, similarly they’re searching to fulfil a childhood dream of winning gold for their country at an Olympic Games.
Australia’s U16 Schoolboys whitewash Europe’s best
The Australian U16 Schoolboys hockey team have finished atop of their opponents – Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands – in the 2015 DHB Four Nations Tournament in Mannheim, Germany.
City Police pound SECR 6-0 in VHA Senior Division Hockey League
NAGPUR: City Police outclassed South East Central Railway (SECR) 6-0 in the Baidyanath Senior Division Hockey League at the VHA ground here on Wednesday.
Britain's emerging hockey talent should be given Dutch test, says Toon Siepman
Stalwart Dutch coach believes Great Britain's young players would benefit from gaining experience in European leagues
By Rod Gilmour
Eyes on the prize: Sophie Bray (right) has seen her stock rise on international scene Photo: PA
Toon Siepman, the Dutch coach who oversaw the emergence of two of Great Britain women’s rising talents, believes that young players should follow in the footsteps of Sophie Bray and Shona McCallin.
European Club of the Year
Old Sils Notts Sport Club of the year 2015
It has been a pretty good week for Old Silhillians Hockey Club. Named as Notts Sport Club of the Year at the England Hockey Awards they also scooped the prize for Europe’s Club of the Year, awarded by the European Hockey Federation (EHF).
Successful PAHF Technical Courses at CalCup 2015
PAHF Level 1 Technical Officiating Seminar
The Pan Am Hockey Federation (PAHF) completed two Technical Courses hosted by the California Cup Organizing Committee (CCOC) in Moorpark California. The course Level 1 featured an introduction to hockey enthusiasts looking to start their technical career. The advanced one (Level 2) focused on an in-depth study of game management and guidance to transition to senior technical positions.
Field Hockey Canada adds Canada Masters Hockey to program roster
Field Hockey Canada has officially unveiled a new national initiative for hockey players over the age of thirty-five. The newly minted “Canada Masters Hockey” property will see National Masters sides competing in major International events as early as the Fall of 2015.
Loudoun County makes plans to add varsity field hockey teams in 2016
By Joey LoMonaco
For years, field hockey players in Loudoun County have been patient, waiting for their sport to achieve the same varsity status enjoyed by lacrosse- or soccer-playing classmates. That wait will end in the fall of 2016.
Interesting facts surface in Balbir Sr's biography in Punjabi
CHANDIGARH: Interesting facts have come to light in a soon-to-be-released Punjabi biography of hockey legend Balbir Singh Sr with the writer claiming to have traced the nonagenarian's lineage to famous Sikh warrior Baba Bidhi Chand.
Head Coach of the Women's Brazilian Field Hockey National Team
Deadline: June 16, 2015
The Brazilian Field Hockey Federation is the national field and indoor hockey administrative entity and is responsible for the development of the sport in Brazil.