Kookaburras held by Kiwis
Glenn Turner goal helps Kookaburras come from behind in 1-1 draw
Photo credit: Grant Treeby / Treeby Images
The Kookaburras and New Zealand Black Sticks played out a hotly contested 1-1 draw in the second and final match of their Easter Test series in Perth on Saturday evening. Glenn Turner’s close range finish late in the first half earned the Kookaburras a deserved equaliser after they had fallen behind to Kiwi Kane Russell’s deflected early penalty corner.
Black Sticks Men hold Australia to draw
Dean Couzins played in his 300th game.
The Black Sticks Men played out a hotly contested 1-1 draw against world-number-one Australia in the second and final match of their Easter Test series in Perth last night.
Black Sticks men draw 1-1 with Kookaburras
Australia and New Zealand played out a hotly contested 1-1 draw in the second and final match of the men's hockey series in Perth on Saturday night.
India go down 1-2 to Netherlands in final European Tour match
NEW DELHI: Indian men's hockey team slumped to their third defeat on the trot as it lost 1-2 to the Netherlands in their final match of the European tour at the The Hague on Saturday.
India eves draw 2-2 with Ireland, pocket hockey series 2-0
NEW DELHI: The series already in their pocket, Indian eves round off their Ireland tour with a 2-2 draw against the home team in the third and final hockey Test in Dublin.
Injured keeper Roslan out of Champions Challenge I
By Aftar Singh
Du Talake (right) is congratulated by a team-mate after scoring China's third goal against Malaysia on April 19, 2014. China won 5-2.
KUALA LUMPUR: Goalkeeper Roslan Jamaluddin aggravated his ankle injury in a friendly match against China and will not feature in the Champions Challenge I hockey tournament in Kuantan, from April 26.
France lose test series against Belgium
Les Tricolores head off to Kuantan on Monday
(Photo: FIH / Frank Uijlenbroek)
The French national team played two test matches against Belgium before heading off to the Pahang Hockey Champions Challenge I in Kuantan, Malaysia. The Red Lions were the better team in both encounters at Saint-George HC taking away a 5-1 and a 7-2 victory.
Scotland reach double figures with emphatic win over Wales
Scotland Senior Women got their preparations for the forthcoming FIH Champions Challenge off to an emphatic start with a thumping 10-1 win over Wales at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre today.
Dutch defeat for England U18 Girls
England Under-18 girls lost out to a strong Netherlands team in the opening match of their three-game test series at Lilleshall on Saturday.
England U16 Girls lose to Netherlands
England under 16 girls put in a much-improved second-half performance against the Netherlands in what was their first experience of international hockey, but still went down to a 9-0 defeat.
Hockey head coach Shahnaz has a special plan for Asian Games 2014
ISLAMABAD: The newly appointed head coach for the national hockey team, Shahnaz Sheikh, said Saturday that he had an exclusive plan to defend the title in the upcoming Asian Games to be held in South Korea. Pakistan claimed gold medal in the Guangzhou Asian Games four years back in China 2010. Addressing a press conference at Shahnaz Sheikh Hockey Stadium Rawalpindi here, the former Olympian said that his first assignment was to put players in order for the Asian Games to be held in Incheon, South Korea from September 19 to October 4, 2014. "I have completed the paper work of my plan and handed it over to the officials of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF). A training camp will start from May 3 at the Naseer Bunda Hockey Stadium, Pakistan Sports Complex Islamabad," he added.
Unearthing fresh talent top priority: Shahnaz
ISLAMABAD - Newly-appointed Pakistan hockey team head coach Shahnaz Shaikh has admitted that he doesn't have any magical lamp to turn the fortunes of the national team overnight, but promised to put the team on right path in short span of time.
Pakistan hockey needs modern coaches
LAHORE - Former hockey world cupper Qasim Khan has called upon the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) to reconsider its decision of appointing aged Olympians as coaches of the national senior and junior hockey teams.
PHF plans to host international matches
“We are not considering the option of playing at neutral venues, we want to organise our league and international events in the country,” said Mujahid. PHOTO: AFP/FILE
KARACHI: The national game’s authorities are keen on the revival of international hockey in the country and are not willing to stage games at a neutral venue.
Apologies for the late update. For some reason my internet connection is frustratingly slow today. The Archives have finally bee posted and if you don't want to wait for the stories to be posted individually.