Russia, Canada, Ireland and Austria impress on day 1 in San Diego
World League R2, men – Day 1
Yan Huckendubler, PAHF
26 goals were scored on opening day of the World League R2 in San Diego, with Russia scoring six to Trinidad & Tobago, Canada beating the USA 5-2, Ireland overpowering Chile 8-0 and Austria taking the best of Italia 3-1.
Pitch Achievements Abound for USMNT, Harris scores on 100th Cap Mark
CHULA VISTA, Calif. - The Men’s Hockey World League Round 2 in Chula Vista, Calif. is melding eight nations together for a six day competition to reach one ultimate goal; earn a way to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. On their home turf, the U.S. Men’s National Field Hockey Team has put in countless hours in the gym and on the pitch with supreme focus to strengthen their position at World League from the first whistle to the last. Before Team USA's opening match commenced, the program celebrated USA midfielder Alex Cunningham's (Bad Kreuznach, Ger.) first international appearance as well as striker Pat Harris' (Moorpark, Calif.) landmark accomplishment of earning his 100th cap, a truly remarkable achievement in the hockey world.
Canadians face Russia Sunday morning in San Diego
Canada defeats United States in first match of World League 2
The Canadian Men's National Field Hockey Team opened Hockey World League Round 2 with a convincing 5-2 victory over the United States Saturday in Chula Vista, California.
WL2 Ireland 8 vs 0 Chile
by Stephen Findlater
Four first quarter goals powered Ireland to a confident 8-0 victory over Chile in their opening World League round two group game in Chula Vista, San Diego.
Ritu Rani to lead Indian eves FIH World League Round 2
NEW DELHI: Midfielder Ritu Rani will lead an 18-member Indian women's hockey team in the FIH World League Round 2 to be held at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here from March 7 to 15.
Coach Nasihin hands Nur Aisyah debut in World League hockey
By Aftar Singh
Engineering student Nur Aisyah Yaacob will be making her senior team debut in the Women's World League Round Two in New Delhi from March 7-15.
KUALA LUMPUR: Teenager Nur Aisyah Yaacob is as intelligent as she is talented in hockey.
Ministry to probe Kenya Hockey Union over Uruguay fiasco
By Elizabeth Mburugu
The Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) will have to answer to the ministry of Sports for the unfortunate events that befell the women’s national hockey team which participated in the International Hockey Federation (FIH) World League Two — that also served as an Olympic qualifier — in Montevideo, Uruguay.
Wimbledon book their place at the Finals Weekend
Wimbledon's Tejinder Hanspal celebrates his goal against Beeston with teammates Phil Ball and Johnny Kinder, Credit Josh Dixon
Wimbledon confirmed their place in the NOW: Pensions Men’s Hockey League Premier Division play-offs as they beat rivals Beeston 3-1 on Saturday.
Holcombe boost Play-Off hopes
Holcombe celebrate a goal during the 2014-15 season, Credit Andy Smith
Holcombe took a giant step towards the Investec Women’s Hockey League Premier Division play-offs with a 2-1 win at University of Birmingham thanks to two goals from Sarah Robertson.
Cosyns Daring to dream of EHL progression
Big changes for Daring for the second half of the season but club captain Jof Cosyns is confident his side can continue to rise the ranks after a breathtaking series of improvements in the past five years.
MHC settle for two deputy presidents
By Jugjet Singh
THE Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) affiliates finally came to a consensus yesterday when it was proposed that two deputy presidents' seats be made available to stop internal squabbling.
All is well in MHC as they agree to put differences aside
By S. Ramaguru
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) have finally come to a consensus regarding their new constitution – and will move forward to have it approved by the relevant authorities.
Nur Insafi and SMKDBL are through to Division Two final
By S. Ramaguru
KUALA LUMPUR: Penang’s Nur Insafi and SMK Datuk Bentara Laut (SMKDBL) of Johor have qualified for the Division Two final in the MHC-Milo-NSC Malaysia Junior Hockey League.
Calypso Stickmen tackle Russians
A depleted T&T senior men’s hockey team will go into their opening Pool B match of the eight-team FIH World Hockey League Men’s Round Two qualifierst against world 19th ranked Russia at the Chula Vista Olympic Training Centre, San Diego, California, USA from 12.30 pm today as heavy underdogs.
Big game experience a calming influence on road to Olympic qualification
World League Round 2 begins Saturday in San Diego
There’s no bigger stage than the Olympic Games for any athlete or any sport. Just ask Scott Tupper and Mark Pearson, two of the three players on the Canadian Men’s National Field Hockey Team who have experienced the excitement and elation of going to the Olympics.
Canadian judge D’Souza continues second act as official at World League 2
When Canada takes to the field on Saturday at World League Round 2 in San Diego, California, it’s not only the athletes who will be realizing dreams.
Egara fighting on three fronts in 2015
Club Egara return to outdoor national league action this Sunday when they take on Atlético San Sebastián at their Pla del Bon Aire home, facing the second part of the season full of ambition.
Thunder.. Thunder.. Thunderbolts!
By Jugjet Singh
SSTMI Thunderbolts claimed their fourth straight Division One league title when they beat SSP -MSP-Thunderbolts 3-1 in the MHC-Milo-NSC Junior Hockey League at the Taman Daya Stadium in Johor Baru Friday.
SSTMI-Thunderbolt champions yet again in junior hockey league
By S. Ramaguru
SSTMI-Thunderbolt players and officials celebrating their fifth title after beating Pahang SS-Thunderbolt 3-1 in the MHC-Milo-NSC Malaysia Junior Hockey League at Taman Daya Hockey Stadium, Johor Baru. - ABDUL RAHMAN EMBONG / The Star
KUALA LUMPUR: One down. One more to go.
SSTMI-Thunderbolt picked up their fifth MHC-Milo-NSC Malaysia Junior Hockey League (MJHL) Division One title after a 3-1 win over Pahang SS-Thunderbolt in their last preliminary round match at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium in Johor Baru.
Alex strikes the right note for role models
Great Britain and England star Alex Danson is one of the best forwards in the game, but when the Great Britain and England athlete isn’t slotting the ball into the back of the net, she has a host of commitments that keep her busy.
As one of UK Sport’s funded athletes, Alex Danson is expected to do a minimum number of six hours service to charities and projects in Great Britain but, last year, the 28-year-old spent more than 200 hours of her time visiting hockey clubs, speaking at seminars, supporting charities and coaching youth groups. She was praised by the chief executive of UK Sport, Liz Nicholls for her commitments and the fact that she puts in more hours of voluntary work than any other funded athlete in the UK.
Awards for hockey achievements in Dundee
Jim Shepherd with his awards
Hockey was well represented during Dundee Leisure & Culture’s Sports Awards on Wednesday night.
Best of the best move indoors
With the Indoor Hockey World Cup taking place in less than a month's time, we look at the development of the game and preview the showcase event.
Fast, furious and great entertainment, indoor hockey is the lesser-known relative of the outdoor game, but with the advent of the fourth Indoor World Cup in Leipzig, Germany, in February, the sport is making waves around the world.
Phil Hughes - a wake up call to the FIH?
By George Brink
As the sports world is reeling from the tragic death of Australian cricketer Phil Hughes after being struck on the head by a bouncer, the question is, could this happen in Hockey and what are the FIH doing about it?