Malaysia 2 Argentina 2
by Satwant Dhaliwal
Thomas Domene broke Malaysia's heart as Argentina came back twice to deny the host full points in the Sultan of Johor Cup at the Taman Daya Hockey last night.
Aussies hit Pakistan for six
by Satwant Dhaliwal
Australia bounced back from their opening match defeat to demolish Pakistan 6-2 at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium. It was a clinical display of attacking hockey by the Aussies in the first half as they raised to a 4-0 lead in the opening 30 minutes.
Champs Bite The Dust
by Satwant Dhaliwal
Great Britain came back from being two goals down to defeat India 4-3 in the 2nd day of the Sultan of Johor Cup.
Malaysia hold Argentina 2-2
IT WAS a penalty corner contest, when Malaysia stole a point off Argentina in a hard-fought 2-2 draw in the Sultan of Johor Cup at the Taman Daya Stadium in Johor Baru yesterday.
Malaysia held by Argentina in Sultan of Johor Cup
by S. Ramaguru
Malaysia's Muhammad Shamsul lining up a shot in the Sultan of Johor Cup match at the Taman Daya Stadium, Johor Baru. - ABDUL RAHMAN EMBONG / The Star
JOHOR BARU: Malaysia led twice but allowed Argentina to fight back for a 2-2 draw in the Sultan of Johor Cup at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium.
Last gasp British pain for India
Johor Bahru (Malaysia): Even before the joy of thrashing traditional rival Pakistan which India registered yesterday, died down, British nailed a last gasp goal on them to snatch a thrilling victory from from the jaws of draw on day two of the 5th Sultan of Johor Cup at Johar Bahru, Malaysia.
Great Britain beat India 4-3 in Sultan of Johor Cup
JOHOR BAHRU (Malaysia): India failed to continue their winning momentum, going down to Great Britain 3-4 in their second match of the 5th Sultan of Johor Cup junior hockey tournament here on Monday.
Two wins from two for Great Britain
Junior International Jack Clee in action
Great Britain’s Under 21s made it two wins from two in the Sultan of Johor Cup, coming from behind to see off India, 4-3.
Australia thump junior Pakistan side 6-2
KARACHI: Pakistan junior hockey team fell to their second consecutive loss at the 5th Sultan of Johor Cup, after being comprehensively beaten 6-2 by the Australia juniors side.
Africa Olympic Qualifier hockey set to rock Randburg
Lilian du Plessis © Action Images
Wales know about guts and glory and it was epitomised by Australia in Sunday’s epic Rugby World Cup match at Twickenham, London.
Green Machine to Face Argentina in 3 Match Dublin Series
Following on from Eurohockey Championships bronze medal success the Green Machine are continuing their preparation on the Road to Rio as they take on Argentina in a 3 match series in Dublin this October. Argentina are ranked 6th in the world and are the current Pan Am champions, as well as World Cup bronze medallists. The series will be the first time the men’s squad will have played a test match on home soil since winning the bronze medal in London and offers hockey fans the chance to see the highest standard international hockey.
Euro Hockey League knock-out 16 confirmed in Hamburg
Photo: Euro Hockey League/Frank Uijlenbroek
Some of Europe's top hockey clubs came together in Hamburg, Germany last weekend, as teams battled it out in fierce and intense hockey action in the race to make it to the knock-out (KO) 16 stages of the Euro Hockey League.
Hauke hails HTHC's "special club" ethos
Tobias Hauke believes that his home club’s strength on the pitch is reflective of the togetherness Harvestehuder feel off the pitch after they played the supreme EHL hosts in Hamburg.
Paragon women start defence with win
Raphael Govia of Queen’s Park, left, and David Lee of Fatima battle for the ball in their T&T Hockey Board National Indoor Championship Mixed Veterans Division match at the Woodbrook Youth Facility, Hamilton-Holder Street, Woodbrook, yesterday. Queen's Park won 5-3. Photo: Anthony HarriS
National defender Avion Ashton got the decisive goal as Paragon flicked off the defence of its T&T Hockey Board National Indoor Championship Women’s Open Division title with a 2-1 defeat of Ventures on Sunday.
Surbiton too strong for battling Cannock
Surbiton's Alan Forsyth during the 2015-16 season. Credit Tim Reder
SURBITON came through a tough eight-goal battle against Cannock to keep a four-point lead at the top of the Men’s Hockey League Premier Division.
PNB lifts the 120th Beighton cup
Delhi based crack outfit Punjab National Bank lifted the 120th Oushali All India Beighton Cup Hockey Tournament 2015 in Kolkata today at the SAI sports Complex.
Spotlight on: India
Eight time Olympic champions India (FIH World Ranking: 8) have, in recent years, been showing signs that a return to the glory days of old might be just around the corner.
FIH Athletes Committee participates in IOC Athletes’ Forum
FIH Athletes Committee Chairman Michael Green (left) and Committee Member Marsha Cox with IOC President Thomas Bach
The seventh International Olympic Committee (IOC) Athletes’ Forum came to a close in Lausanne, Switzerland yesterday, with FIH Athletes Committee Chairman Michael Green and Committee member Marsha Cox helping contribute to the IOC’s decision to approve a set of recommendations aimed at empowering Athletes’ Commissions at all levels.
Dhanraj Pillay wants Pakistanis to participate in Hockey India League
Former India captain Dhanraj Pillay on Monday batted for the participation of Pakistani players in Hockey India League and suggested the league authorities to earmark an amount money for setting up academies to develop and improve the quality of the sport in India
Men: Brazil scored, was approved and celebrated the Pan American Challenge Gold Medal
The goal scored by Matheus Borges in minute 15 was definite. Brazil earned the trophy of the tournament after facing Venezuela, their tough rival
Matheus Borges achieved his childhood dream: a final with his national team, score the winning goal and make the victory lap with the Gold medal around his neck, although the rest of the squad push the sticks with him. Brazil came to Chiclayo as favorites and left as champions.
Men: Uruguay celebrates the historical Bronze Medal win
Uruguay defeated Guyana in a penalty shoot out, and finished in third place of the Pan American Challenge held in Chiclayo
“Guys…we made it! Against all odds…..this victory is dedicated to all those who always supported us”
Women: Brazil’s forcefulness rewarded with the Gold Medal
Brazil’s precision helped them become champions of the Pan American Challenge played in Chiclayo
The image of Mayara Fredizzi lying on the pitch in Chiclayo looking towards the sky while her teammates ran to congratulate her, will be the reminder of the moment that Brazil secured the Gold Medal of the Pan American Challenge that ended today in Peru. Her goal was the third of her team in the final of the tournament organized by PAHF.
Women: Peru crowned their campaign with the Bronze Medal
With Canela Devoto and Ximena’s Ardiles’s goals, the Peruvian team finished third in the Pan American Challenge, the most important result of their brief history
Claudia Ardiles, Captain of Peru, experienced a mixture of feelings, tears of joy and weariness after battling until the end of the match. In a huge embrace Claudia, her sister Ximena Ardiles, María José Fermi, Marianella Álvarez and Camila Méndez jumped in the midfield while the chant from the stands went, Peru…Peru…Peru! Host Peru had just defeated Puerto Rico 2-1, winning the Bronze Medal of the Pan American Challenge that ended today in Chiclayo.
Noronha y Oropeza best tournament players
Ana Palomino and Félix Maffereti, both from Peru, were awarded best scorers of the tournament. Alberto Budeisky, PAHF President delivered the prizes
The loudest applause of the evening went to Brazilian Tatiana Noronha Machado and Venezuelan José Oropeza. Both players were chosen as best players of the Pan American Challenge, organized by PAHF and the Peruvian Hockey Federation that took place at Colegio San José in Chiclayo, Northern Peru.
Successful closing of the Course in Chiclayo
Over 25 physical education teachers attended the course dictated by Ernesto Lucero on October 8th, 9th and 10th in Chiclayo.
M.Josefina Chavez Diaz
Ernesto Lucero, PAHF Coach and Educator of the FIH Academy, conducted the Coaching Course which was attended by more than 25 physical education teachers in Chiclayo.
Arul: Goalkeeper Ridzwan let us down
MALAYSIA were humbled 4-2 by Sultan of Johor Cup silver medallists Britain at the Taman Daya Stadium in Johor Baru yesterday.
The force is strong in Luke as Brits crush Malaysia
by S. Ramaguru
Britain’s James Simpson (right) tussles for the ball with Malaysia’s Nor Azrul Abdul Rahman during the Sultan of Johor Cup match. Britain won 4-2. – Bernama.
JOHOR BARU: Britain skipper Luke Taylor destroyed Malaysia’s hopes of a winning start in the Sultan of Johor Cup with a hat-trick at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium.
India defeat Pakistan in their opening match by 5-1
Johor Bahru (Malaysia), 11 October 2015: It was a day for Indian Hockey. While the Indian Senior Team won the New Zealand test series by 2-1, the Indian Junior team kick-started their outing in the 5th Sultan of Johor Cup with a win as they beat Pakistan with a convincing 5-1 score.
India thrash Pakistan 5-1 in Sultan of Johor Cup junior hockey
JOHOR BAHRU (Malaysia): Defending champions India began their campaign in style by thrashing arch-rivals Pakistan 5-1 in the 5th Sultan of Johor Cup junior hockey tournament here on Sunday.
Sultan of Johor Cup: India thrash Pakistan 5-1 in opener
KARACHI: While it is too early to judge the progress made under the new management of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF), their case was definitely not helped by Pakistan junior team’s 5-1 loss to India at the opening match of the Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia on Sunday.
Men's Black Sticks feel the pressure of Rio qualification
Simon Child admitted that there was some apprehension in the Black Sticks camp. PHOTOSPORT
Men's Black Sticks captain Simon Child revealed there are a few nerves in the New Zealand camp as they prepare for the Oceania Cup, their last opportunity to qualify for the Rio Olympic Games in 2016.
KO16 line-up complete with Leo, Egara, Amsterdam and HTHC through
Royal Leopold, Club Egara, Amsterdam and Harvestehuder THC all claimed their tickets to the Euro Hockey League KO16 which takes place next Easter following day three in Hamburg.
Harvestehuder THC complete KO16 line-up
Harvestehuder THC sent the sizeable host support home happy as they completed the line-up for the KO16 as they beat HC Wien 6-1, a result that saw them top Pool B.
Four-star Amsterdam cruise through
Amsterdam cruised into the KO16 with confident display against Saint Germain, winning 4-0 to top Round 1 Pool A with something to spare.
Egara shut down Monkstown challenge
Club Egara just about saw off Irish champions Monkstown as a 3-3 draw saw the Spanish side claim top spot in Pool D, advancing to next Easter’s KO16.
Leo fight off Dinamo for KO16 ticket
Royal Leopold confirmed their place in the KO16 with a 3-0 win over Dinamo Elektrostal, winning Round 1 Pool C though they had it far from their own way.
Mens EY Hockey League Week 3 Round Up
By Stephen Findlater
Credit: Rowland White/PressEye
Lisnagarvey ended Banbridge’s perfect record in the men’s EY Hockey League with a high tempo 2-1 win at Havelock Park for their second win of the campaign.
Womens EY Hockey League Week 3 Round Up
By Stephen Findlater
Credit: Rowland White/PressEye
Emer Lucey’s last ditch goal ensured Railway Union nicked the spoils from a Dublin derby with UCD 2-1 and stay in a three-way share of top spot after three rounds of the EY Hockey League with Ulster Elks and Hermes.
QPCC bumps champs Malvern in semis
Cristina Abreu, left, has a shot at goal, blocked by Queen’s Park’s Jerazeno Bell during their T&T Hockey Board National Indoor Championship Mixed Veterans Division match at the Woodbrook Youth Facility, Hamilton-Holder Street, Woodbrook, yesterday. Queen’s Park won 5-3. Photo: Anthony Harris
A new champion will be crowned on November 1 in the Boys Under-19 Division of the T&T Hockey Board National Indoor Championship which continued at the Woodbrok Youth Centre, Hamilton-Holder Street, Woodbrook on Saturday.
Alex Danson - Player of the Tournament
By Dil Bahra
Alex Danson displaying why she won Player of the Tournament. Photo: Koen Suyk
There have been a few great action photos in our sport of hockey over the years but this photo by Dutch photographer Koen Suyk tops them all. Koen, a photographer for over 40 years has covered seven Olympic Games and states that Sports photography is his great love, with hockey, golf and tennis as his specialties.
New Rules presentation for upcoming European season
Surrey County Umpires Association in conjunction with FIH World Panel umpire Hamish Jameson and Sportplan have put together an outstanding presentation on the new rules of Hockey in place from January 2015. The presentation is also mobile friendly. I can highly recommend it for Umpires, Players and Spectators.