9th–16th standings confirmed at women’s Hockey Junior World Cup 2016
Positions 9-16th were confirmed at the women’s Hockey Junior World Cup 2016 in Santiago, Chile earlier today, with eight teams playing their final classification matches in what was an action packed day of hockey.
FIH Hockey Academy 'Gender Amazing' in Chile
FIH Hockey Academy course participants in Santiago Photo: FIH Hockey Academy
Over the past few days the International Hockey Federation (FIH) Hockey Academy has been delivering a series of courses at the women's Hockey Junior World Cup 2016 in Santiago, Chile, which have highlighted the progress of hockey's development in the Pan American region.
FIH announces men’s Hockey World League Semi-Final 2017 schedule for London
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) announced the schedule of the men’s Hockey World League Semi-Final 2017 in London, England earlier today.
India, Pakistan in same pool of HWL Semi-Final 2017
LONDON: Asian champions India has been clubbed alongside arch-rivals Pakistan in the same pool in the men's Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final 2017 to be held here.
2 halves, not 4 quarters: Junior hockey WC to have old format
Hockey fans that are used to witnessing the sport in its action-packed new format of four quarters each will have to adjust watching it in the slower old format of two halves each during upcoming the FIH Junior World Cup.
Smith wants to develop hockey team
THE Fijian National men's hockey coach Hector Smith says development is their main priority as they have introduced few new players in the team.
Gladiators, Warriors title battle rained off
By BRIAN YONGA
Godffrey Wakachunga of Butali Sugar Warriors drives the ball during their Kenya Hockey Union men's Premier League play-off final match against Strathmore University at City Park Stadium on December 3, 2016. PHOTO | MARTIN MUKANGU | NATION MEDIA GROUP
The Kenya Hockey Union men’s Premier League men’s play-off final between champions Butali Sugar Warriors and Strathmore University Gladiators will be completed on Sunday after rains caused an abandonment on Saturday.
Dhyan Chand Death Anniversary: Need to protect his legacy from vested interests
Yesterday, 3 December, was 37th death anniversary of India’s one and only Dhyan Chand. Not many people do remember this day is not the news or regret -- if it all it has been so for long -- but a strong motivated lobby with matching marketing skills is sought to belittle the legacy, is.
IOC and FIH Presidents discuss future collaboration
FIH President Dr Narinder Dhruv Batra, IOC President Thomas Bach and former FIH President Leandro Negre
President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, met new International Hockey Federation (FIH) President, Dr Narinder Dhruv Batra, at a personal meeting held at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland yesterday (1 December 2016).
Netherlands and Argentina to play women’s Hockey Junior World Cup 2016 Final
It will be a Netherlands versus Argentina final for the second successive women’s Hockey Junior World Cup after both teams won their Semi-Finals of the 2016 edition in Santiago, Chile earlier today.
Jillaroos to play bronze medal match
Loss to Argentina in semi-finals
The Jillaroos will play in the bronze medal match of the Junior World Cup on Monday after a crushing semi-final defeat by Argentina today in Santiago, Chile.
U-21 USWNT Falls to Belgium in Close JWC Match
SANTIAGO, Chile - December 2, 2016 - With the opportunity to play in a higher placement game on the line, the U.S. U-21 Women’s National Team and Belgium battled it out on a typical Chilean summer day at the women's Hockey Junior World Cup. While both teams had many chances, Belgium struck first and added another just before halftime while USA responded late and added a goal minutes before the final buzzer. The late effort push wouldn't be enough as the game finished with Team USA falling to Belgium 2-1.
England downed by Germany at Junior World Cup
Englands U21 player dejected after defeat
England’s U21 Women will play off for 7th-8th place at the Junior World Cup after losing out in their classification match to Germany in Santiago, Chile. Teresa Martin Pelegrina’s first half goal proved to be the difference between the two sides, her strike two minutes before the break was the only goal of the game and ensured Craig Keegan’s side will face USA on Sunday to determine who finishes 7th.
India lose to Argentina in warm-up tie
India coach Harendra Singh said the team will come up with a different game plan when they play their last practice match against Holland on Monday. (Ashok Dutta/HT Photo)
It was serious business for Indian coaches, Harendra Singh and Roelant Oltmans, and Argentina’s Mariano Ronconi on Friday evening even though it was just a practice match ahead of the Junior Men’s Hockey World Cup, starting here on Thursday.
Harmanpreet - the senior among India's juniors
CHANDIGARH: The Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in Lucknow has never witnessed the buzz it finds all around it these days. The FIH junior men's hockey world cup is around the corner, and as the international teams start arriving, activity in the City of Nawabs will only increase over the next two weeks.
PHF advised to contact all major hockey-playing nations
India’s conspiracy against Pakistan
KARACHI: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) should contact all leading countries playing hockey and inform them how India was using FIH to divide hockey fraternity.
Pakistan to boycott all India-hosted events
By Muhammad Yousaf Anjum
LAHORE: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) secretary Shehbaz Ahmed said that after an unfair snub in the upcoming Junior Hockey World Cup, the federation will not send the team to participate in any event in India.
Shaw Names Green Army Squad For World League 2
Graham Shaw, head coach of Ireland women’s hockey team, has today announced his squad of 18 players for World League 2 in Kuala Lumpur (14th-22nd January). The tournament is the side’s first round of qualification for the 2018 World Cup and they will be targeting a top two finish in order to qualify for World League 3, where they could play in either Belgium (21 June-2 July) or South Africa (8-23 July) depending on rankings.
Women's National Team wraps up 2016 at Year-End Camp in Vancouver
Brienne Stairs and Hannah Haughn compete for the ball in a Women’s National Team scrimmage during year-end camp in Vancouver on December 1, 2016
With 2016 coming to a close and winter fast approaching, Canada’s women’s field hockey program held its Year-End Camp this week in Vancouver.
Raghunath all praise for Hockey India and Oltmans
MUMBAI: A massive change in approach by Hockey India (HI) has helped the national team perform better against tough opponents like Australia and Germany. HI, which was until recently headed by Narinder Batra (now president of the International Hockey Federation), has become thoroughly professional.
Australian tour was a good learning experience for us, says Indian hockey team forward Poonam Rani
Poonam Rani 2Chandigarh: Poonam Rani Malik, one of the key members of the Indian women hockey team that came back from the Australia tour after putting in a good performance there, said the exposure they got playing the higher ranked team will help them a lot in improving their own game.
Who will blink first? Gladiators tackle Butali in hockey league final
By BRIAN YONGA
Strathmore University Gladiators players celebrate their victory over Kenya Police during their Kenya Hockey Union men's Premier League play-off semi-final match at City Park Stadium on November 27, 2016. Gladiators tackle Butali Sugar in the final on December 3, 2016. PHOTO | MARTIN MUKANGU | NATION MEDIA GROUP
Will Strathmore University Gladiators finally get one over Butali Sugar Warriors and clinch the coveted Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) men’s Premier League title?
Former international hockey umpire Sujlana dead
MUMBAI: Former international hockey umpire and veteran administrator, Phulel Singh Sujlana, passed away on Friday due to old age, according to Mumbai Hockey Association Limited.
Rani scores in 1-0 win over hosts
Rani converted a penalty corner in the 21st minute.
Melbourne: The Indian women’s team stunned Australia 1-0 in the first game of their three-Test series. After a goalless quarter, India went ahead in the 21st minute, Rani converting a penalty corner.