When the best is not enough
By Jugjet Singh
MALAYSIA played the best game of the tournament, but were denied a point when India won 2-1 in the Asian Champions Trophy in Kuantan Wednesday.
India ends Malaysia's unbeaten run in Asian Champions Trophy
By S. Ramaguru
KUANTAN: Mohd Razie Rahim scored his first penalty corner goal of the tournament but it wasn’t enough to save Malaysia from a 2-1 loss to India in their Asian Champions Trophy match at the Kuantan Hockey Stadium.
India comes out clean in another thriller
The setting was perfect. Full crowd, maximum so far in Kuantan, did everything possible. As if they were listening to them the Malaysians were putting up a good fight and in the fitness of things were cruising along for a famous draw against higher ranked rival in India.
India ride on Rupinder's brace to down Malaysia 2-1
KUANTAN: Ace drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh continued to stamp his authority in the ongoing 4th Asian Champions Trophy hockey tournament as he converted two penalty corners to clinch India a 2-1 victory over hosts Malaysia on Wednesday.
We enjoyed a stroke of luck, says Oltmans
KUANTAN: Indian hockey team coach Roelant Oltmans on Wednesday said that his side enjoyed a stroke of luck to clinch the 2-1 victory over Malaysia that secured them the top spot in the round-robin league of the fourth Asian Champions Trophy tournament.
Malaysian Coach: A bitter lesson for my boys
Malaysian Coach: It’s a bitter lesson for my boys Crestfallen, yet trying to be composed and willing to smile. It was Stepehen van Huien, Malaysian coach who saw his team doing so well against World No. 6 team India yet conceding a goal in the dying moments to lose full points. So near yet so far for Stephen, who took over Malaysian coaching for one more of many spells he had so far, recently and is moulding a crack outfit.
Malaysian Captain: India is one level up
Malaysia played a hard game against India on Wednesday. It held the higher ranked Indians on level score till two minutes before Rupinder Pal Singh came with a winner in the last penalty corner that India got. Malaysian captain Mutalib Sukri feels that his team really played a great game.
RUPINDER PAL SINGH: I enjoy playing here
Rupinder’s date with Malaysia continues. Its in Malaysia the novice made his international debut in Ipoh. Six years later the lanky defender is calling the shots in every game he played in another city in the same country, Kuantan.
South Korea edge past Japan 4-3 to secure semi-final spot
KUANTAN (Malaysia): Captain Jung Manjae scored two goals to lead South Korea past a resurgent Japan 4-3 and into the semi-finals of the fourth Asian Champions Trophy at the Kuantan Hockey Stadium on Wednesday.
Semi-final berth on the line as Pakistan face China
By Nabil Tahir
Pakistan are almost certain to qualify for the last four, but can still be knocked out if they lose by seven goals to China in their final group game today. PHOTO COURTESY: AHF
KARACHI: Pakistan are hoping to register a win in their final pool match against China today to secure a place in the semi-final of the Asian Champions Trophy taking place in Kuantan, Malaysia.
200 internationals and counting for umpire Murray Grime
Australian official becomes only the fifth umpire to reach the double century milestone
Murray Grimes (pictured left) celebrated his 200th international umpiring the India v Pakistan game last weekend
Sunday 23 October marked a special day for Australia’s Murray Grime, who became only the fifth person in the history of the sport to umpire 200 senior international matches.
SOJC: England in JB to get it right
By Jugjet Singh
England return to Johor Bahru after a two-year absence but there is unlikely to be any unfamilarity at the Sultan of Johor Cup (SOJC) as several players played under the Great Britain banner for the past two years.
So much to play for!
Ten teams from the Americas in FIH Hockey World League Round 2 events
Chile, winner WL R1 in Chiclayo, Peru. Photo: Talia Vargas - PanAm Hockey
With a place at the World Cup in 2018 the ultimate prize, five women’s teams and five men’s teams from the PAHF region will be contesting the HWL Round Two events taking place between January and April next year.
2016 Hockey Revolution Awards shortlist announced
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has announced the shortlist for all of the Hockey Revolution Awards which will be presented at the Hockey Revolution Part 2 Conference in Dubai.
In a New Role, Parnham Will Look to Raise Quality of Coaching in U.S.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - From being the head coach of the U.S. Women's National Team and moving into the new role of Director of Coach Education and Learning, Craig Parnham will look to utilize various techniques and tools to build coach education within the United States. Transitioning into the position in 2017, Parnham along with Liz Tchou, USA Field Hockey's Senior Manager of Coaching Education, have a plan in place to engage coach educators, raise the quality of high level coaching and delivering consistent quality instruction.
USA Field Hockey Extends Thanks to 5 Club Advisory Task Force Members for Their 2 Years of Service
COLORADO SPRINGS – USA Field Hockey would like to express its sincerest gratitude to the Club Advisory Task Force for their time given to the sport of field hockey. We are very appreciative of their council and highly value their perspective on issues within our hockey family. As of today, there will be five openings on the Club Advisory Task Force because of the expired terms for some of our members. We would like to thank Joan Johnson (The Gaels Field Hockey Club), Lynn Hoeppner (Element Athletics), Miki Osherow (Charlotte Ambush Field Hockey Club), Plunket Bernie (Tidewater Field Hockey Club) and Yasser Hayat (IFHCK) for the past 2 years for representing our member clubs. USA Field Hockey truly appreciates their dedication to our sport and with the opportunity to reapply for another term, we hope these individuals consider rejoining the task force by going through the application process again.