Black Sticks Men secure series win against Japan
Black Sticks have enough to take Japan series
HAVING A GO: Black Stick George Muir tries to work his way through the Japanese defence. Photosport
New Zealand were given another scare by a resilient Japan before sealing their four-test men's series on the Kapiti Coast tonight
NZ win over Japan
A Steve Edwards close range deflection three minutes from the finish gave New Zealand a 2-1 win over Japan in Kapiti tonight.
Mendoza and Bhubaneswar - homes to hockey’s end of year showcase events
As the hockey nations get ready to descend upon Argentina and India, we take a look at what lies in store for players and supporters at the two destinations
(Photo: Frank Uijlenbroek)
Forget the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, Mendoza, host to this year’s Champions Trophy for women, is one of nine Great Capitals of Wine, a prestigious title that makes it a wine connoisseur’s dream location.
Empty spots at the top give younger Black Sticks their chance to shine
By David Leggat
The Black Sticks arrive in Mendoza, Argentina today for the eight-nation Champions Trophy. Photo / Getty Images
New Zealand's best up-and-coming hockey internationals are about to get a top chance to show they belong in the Black Sticks.
‘Hockey team eye improved penalty conversion’
KARACHI: Pakistan hockey team was working hard to improve penalty-corner conversion and penalty shootout for the upcoming Champions Trophy, chief coach Shahnaz Shaikh said on Friday.
HIL announces panel of Indian officials for 2015 event
NEW DELHI: With the third edition of the Hero Hockey India League fast approaching, the organisers on Friday announced the panel of Indian officials for the tournament scheduled from January 22 to February 22.
KLHC closer to title
By Jugjet Singh
UniKL's Patrick Shultz (front) dribbles past Sapura's Norsyafiq Sumantre and Hameet Singh in their MHL match at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil yesterday. Pic by Hasriyayah Sabudin
DOUBLE champions Kuala Lumpur Hockey Club (KLHC) demolished Maybank 5-1 to tighten their grip on the Malaysia Hockey League Premier Division League title.
KLHC purring along to hockey title defence
KLHC's Waseem Ahmad (centre) vie for the ball with Maybank's Shahrin Mohamad (left) and Moritz Knobloch during their Malaysia Hockey League match on Friday. - FAIHAN GHANI/The STAR
KUALA LUMPUR: Kuala Lumpur Hockey Club (KLHC) warmed up for their possible title-decider against Terengganu next weekend with a 5-1 win over Maybank in the Premier Division of the Malaysia Hockey League (MHL).
Defending Champion UConn Returns To NCAA Field Hockey Final
By Lori Riley
The UConn field hockey team advanced to its second consecutive national championship game with a 1-0 victory over Albany in the NCAA semifinals Friday night at the University of Maryland.
Syracuse field hockey advances to national championship game with win over North Carolina
College Park, Md. — For the first time in program history, the No. 4 Syracuse University field hockey team has advanced to the NCAA Tournament final with a 3-2 stroke-off win against No. 1 North Carolina in the national semifinals on Friday afternoon. Junior midfielder Alyssa Manley tallied the game-winning goal on the sixth penalty stroke of the stroke-off.
Kenya set for two-pronged continental title hunt
By BRIAN YONGA
Telkom Orange women’s hockey players display the Kenya Hockey Union women’s Premier League trophy. Telkom Orange and Strathmore Scorpions hockey teams will get their campaigns underway at the Africa Cup of Club Championships (ACCA) in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe this weekend. PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP
Telkom Orange and Strathmore Scorpions women’s hockey teams will get their campaigns underway at the Africa Cup of Club Championships (ACCA) in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe this weekend.
Winning Students scholarships for hockey players
Scotland's budding hockey scholars have been included among a group of more than 150 top athletes – including many medallists from the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games – who have been selected for a prestigious scholarship.
U18 club sides prepare for National Competition
The first competition date of the National U18 competition takes place this Sunday 23 November at Peffermill Playing Fields, Edinburgh, with both the boys and girls teams in action.
Meet USA Field Hockey's DIII 2014 MVP Mary Kate Olson
Congratulations to Mary Kate Olson, USA Field Hockey's peer-voted DIII MVP of the 2014 regular season! Learn more about this star standout below.
What is in a name?
Who is going to win the Champions Trophy this year? Las Leonas? Die Danas? The Cherry Blossoms? The Oranje? The Red Lions?
(Photo: Frank Uijlenbroek)
It is now de rigueur for sports teams to have nicknames that their fans can associate with. The tradition goes back in time to the soccer teams of England – the Blades, the Gunners, the Red Devils – and the baseball, basketball and American football teams of the USA – the Red Sox, Chicago Bulls and Dallas Cowboys – but now just about any team that captures the public imagination has a nickname, and hockey is no different.
Leaders Surbiton head to Canterbury
Canterbury captain Grace Balsdon. Credit Ady Kerry
THE top two sides in the Investec Women’s Hockey League Premier Division face each other on Saturday, with leaders Surbiton heading east to take on Canterbury.
In-form Brooklands prepare for Southgate clash
Brooklands MU's Phil Dutoy v Beeston. Credit Josh Dixon
WITHOUT a win in their first seven matches, Brooklands Manchester University have bounced back in style with back-to-back wins over the last fortnight. They are aiming to make it three in a row when they go to Southgate in the NOW: Pensions Men’s Hockey League Premier Division on Sunday.
Now, SAI won’t send Walsh a fresh proposal
New Delhi - Indian hockey should move beyond Terry Walsh. The hockey fans must come to terms with the reality that the Australian, under whom the national team won the Asian Games gold after a gap of 16 years, will not be coming back to the country to renew his contract with the Hockey India (HI).
Hope Terry Walsh comes back: Viren Rasquinha
Former Indian hockey captain Viren Rasquinha has thrown his weight behind Terry Walsh, who flew back to Australia on Wednesday after resigning from his post.
Ganguly to pitch for hockey, inaugurate Beighton Cup on Nov 24
KOLKATA: After football, former India captain Sourav Ganguly would be seen promoting hockey when he will inaugurate the main round of the 119th All India Beighton Cup hockey tournament on November 24.
Leuven top of Belgian league going into 2015
The Belgian Audi Hockey League reached its winter break in style with 43 goals in the six games last weekend to conclude round 13 and the first half of the season.
Four matches to glory for KLHC in national league
By S. Ramaguru
KLHC's Mohd Syamim Mohd Yusof (left) and TNB's M. Amirul Aideed clash for a ball during the Malaysia Hockey League last week. -- M. AZHAR ARIF/ The STAR
KUALA LUMPUR: Kuala Lumpur Hockey Club (KLHC) are just four matches away from retaining the Premier Division crown of the Malaysia Hockey League (MHL).
First Time Feeling: UAlbany’s Historic Run at the Final Four
The No. 12 University of Albany’s field hockey squad is in the midst of a historic season. After the 18-2 Great Danes took home their fourth America East title, the squad went on to defeat No. 5 Wake Forest and No. 2 Maryland to earn the program’s first-ever NCAA semi-final berth. Now with a 20-2 record and 14 consecutive victories under their belt, the Great Danes look to carry the momentum through the Final Four.
Shadowing my superhero - A day shared with a USWNT athlete
Sammy Popper, an 8th grader at Germantown Academy located in Fort Washington, Pa., was afforded the opportunity to spend the day with a person she truly admires, USWNT athlete Katie O'Donnell (Blue Bell, Pa.). Below, Sammy recounts her day shadowing an elite U.S. athlete.
2014 Curtin Uni Sport Awards
Smith, Swann and Orchard named Sportswoman & Sportsmen of the Year
Earlier this month, Curtin University in Perth held their annual Sport Awards event for current students.
Marsha Cox attends Olympic Agenda 2020 round table presentation
President Bach revealed 40 proposals for the Olympic Agenda 2020
(Photo: IOC/Ian Jones )
Earlier this week, South Africa’s Marsha Cox was part of the round table with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach. During this round table, President Bach revealed 40 proposals for the Olympic Agenda 2020, a strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement, which will be discussed and voted on by the full IOC membership at the 127th IOC Session on the 8th and 9th of December in Monaco.
Hockey Australia seeks High Performance Director
Hockey Australia are looking for a new High Performance Director after incumbent Trisha Heberle announced her intention to stand down from the position last month. INterested candidates should see the job application page for the position and apply from there. Applications close 1 December 2014
Hockey Australia media release
Egbert Carmo Fernandes (1941 – 2014)
by Dil Bahra
Kenya Hockey Team on tour of India, April 1964 Back Row (L - R): Surjeet Singh Jnr,; Saude George; Anthony Vaz; Amar Singh Mangat; Egbert Fernandes; Sang Singh; Edgar Fernandes; Jack Simonian; Jagnandan Singh. Sitting (L - R): Hardev Singh; Hilary Fernandes (V.Capt,); Hardial Singh (Coach); Anthony D'Souza (Manager); Sukdev Singh (Asst Manager); Avtar Singh (Capt.); Alu Mendonca. Ground (L – R): Santokh Singh; Arif Khan; Silu Fernandes; Leslie Pinto; Reynolds D'Souza.
Kenya’s triple hockey Olympian, Egbert Carmo Fernandes, died in Canberra, Australia on 6 November 2014. He was aged 73.