India retains Sultan of Johor Cup 2014
Helped by a last gasp penalty corner conversion by ever-reliable Harmanpreet Singh, India successfully defended its Sultan of Johor Cup today at Johor Bahru in Malaysia today.
Harmanpreet scores last-minute winner as India retain Sultan of Johor Cup
The score was 1-1. There were 45 seconds for the final hooter. India earned a penalty corner. Imagine the kind of pressure on the young shoulders of Harmanpreet Singh.
India juniors retain Sultan of Johor Cup title
India’s junior hockey team savours the moment of victory in the Sultan of Johor Cup on Sunday. Tribune photos
JOHOR BAHRU (Malaysia): Harmanpreet Singh converted two penalty corners to help India sucessfully defend its Sultan of Johor Cup (SOJC) U-21 hockey title, beating Great Britain 2-1 in a keenly-contested final on Sunday.
India defeat for GB U21 Men
GB U21 Men v India
GREAT Britain Under-21 Men were narrowly beaten in the final of the Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia, with rivals India scoring in the dying seconds of the match to successfully defend their title.
Australia win bronze
Australian U21 men defeat New Zealand in bronze medal final at SOJC
The Australian U21 men concluded their 2014 Sultan Johor Cup campaign, claiming the bronze medal after defeating New Zealand in the finals Sunday night.
Future Black Sticks fourth at Sultan of Johor Cup
The Future Black Sticks Men (Under 21s) have finished fourth at the Sultan of Johor Cup after being well beaten 6-2 by Australia.
Players ‘coach’ themselves to a win
By Jugjet Singh
NATIONAL coach Arul Selvaraj let his team loose for 24 hours, and they dished out a much better performance to beat Pakistan 3-1 to finish fifth in the Sultan of Johor Cup (SOJC) at the Taman Daya Stadium yesterday.
Malaysia avoid winning the booby prize with solitary win
by Aftar Singh
Malaysian skipper Haziq Samsul (right) scored a goal in their 3-1 win against Pakistan in the Sultan of Johor Cup. - ABDUL RAHMAN EMBONG/The Star.
JOHOR BARU: Malaysia finally clinched a win to avoid the wooden spoon in the Sultan of Johor Cup hockey tournament after a 3-1 win over Pakistan.
Nelson replaces Claxton
South Australian Claxton out with ankle injury
A change has been made to the Australian women’s hockey squad preparing for the November’s Champions Trophy and warm-up series against New Zealand.
Comeback win for Wimbledon
Phil Roper of Wimbledon, who scored to help his side to a 3-2 comeback win over Brooklands Manchester Univ. Credit: Matt Henderson.
Wimbledon came from 2-0 down to clinch a dramatic 3-2 victory over Brooklands Manchester University in the NOW: Pensions Men’s Hockey League Premier Division on Sunday.
Matt Daly continues hot streak with four goals for Surbiton in thrilling victory over Canterbury
By Rod Gilmour
On the mark: Phil Roper (right) started Wimbledon's brilliant comeback Photo: MATT HENDERSON
Great Britain’s loss is Surbiton’s gain. Matt Daly, left out of the England Hockey centralised programme after London 2012, continues to knock in the goals for the Sugden Road outfit and he racked up his 10th of the season over the weekend.
Just six teams in Malaysia Hockey League this time
by S Ramaguru
KUALA LUMPUR: Only six teams will compete in the Premier Division of this year’s Malaysia Hockey League (MHL).
Fatehgarh Sahib girls win Nehru hockey
Fatehgarh Sahib - The girls’ hockey team of Baba Zorawar Singh Fateh Singh Public School, Fatehgarh Sahib, claimed its second national-level title in a month as it won the All India Nehru Hockey Girls’ U-17 tournament in New Delhi on Saturday.
Black Sticks Women celebrate 2-1 win against USA
Black Sticks women edge US in second test
TURF TUSSLE: Black Sticks player Michaela Curtis is challenged by a USA defender during the test match in Stratford. Charlotte Curd / Fairfax NZ
The Black Sticks women's hockey team head to their next stop of their six-test series buoyed by today's 2-1 win to go one up over the United States after the first test yesterday was drawn 1-1.
Experience-shy Black Sticks soak up pressure
IN CONTROL: New Zealand's Anita Punt drives forward against the United States in Stratford. Photosport
Black Sticks women's head coach Mark Hager was pleased with the performance from his young Kiwi side, saying the 1-1 draw today was an impressive effort against an experienced United States side.
USWNT completes first international match with new FIH 15 minute quarters
U.S. Women’s National Field Hockey Team athlete Stefanie Fee (Virginia Beach, Va.) picks up the pen to give us a recap of Team USA’s first match against New Zealand.
GB U21 Men ready for final after New Zealand win
GB U21 men v New Zealand
GREAT Britain Under-21 Men will play India in the final of the Sultan of Johor Cup after they beat New Zealand 3-0 in their final group game in Malaysia on Saturday.
Harmanpreet on fire as rampaging India checks into final
By Aftar Singh
Australia's Alec Rasmussen (left) vying for the ball with India's Jarmanpreet at the Sultan of Johor Cup at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium, Johor Baru. - ABDUL RAHMAN EMBONG/The Star.
JOHOR BARU: Remember this name – Harmanpreet Singh.
India outplays Australia, will meet GB in the final
True to its status of defending champions, India churned out another of a Champagnee stuff today in the Sultan of Johor Cup, putting out a historic 6-2 win over Austrlian colts
Harmanpreet shines with 2nd hat-trick, India beat Australia 6-2
JOHORBAHRU: Harmanpreet Singh came up with his second hat-trick of the tournament as defending champions India hammered Australia 6-2 to storm into the final of the Sultan of Johor Cup hockey tournament, on Saturday.
Australia go for bronze
AUS U21 men to face New Zealand in bronze medal final after going down to India 6-2
The Australian U21 men’s hockey team will face fourth placed, New Zealand in the bronze medal final at the Sultan Johor Cup in Malaysia Sunday night, after going down to India 6-2 in their last pool match of the tournament.
Off-colour Malaysia held by Pakistan
By Jugjet Singh
MALAYSIA played their worst game of the Sultan of Johor Cup when they were held 2-2 by Pakistan at the Taman Daya Stadium yesterday.
Just a matter of salvaging some pride for hockey boys now
By Aftar Singh
Malaysia's Azuan Hasan (left) dribbles past Pakistan's Muhammad Yaqoob in the Sultan of Johor Cup match at Taman Daya Hockey Stadium, Johor Baru. - ABDUL RAHMAN EMBONG/The Star.
JOHOR BARU: They just never learn.
Four from Danson as Reading beat Beeston
Reading's Alex Danson lining up a reverse stick shot as she scores the second goal of the game. Credit - Ravi SK Ghowry.
Alex Danson missed a penalty stroke but still managed to score four goals as Reading beat Beeston 5-2 in the Investec Women’s Hockey League Premier Division on Saturday.
Hockey haul: Ditch European techniques, Pakistan
By Khurram Shahzada
The fault lies with our persistence in using obsolete methods to manage our hockey affairs, and our failure to keep up with changing techniques. PHOTO: REUTERS
The 2014 Incheon Asian Games concluded with India beating Pakistan with 4-2 on penalties in the finals. With this victory, India directly qualifies for the 2016 Rio Olympics while Pakistan has to go through a qualifying tournament, which will determine if they qualify for the Olympics or not.
Ventures bring Checkers down to earth
Amanda George and Jade Piper scored two goals each as Ventures brough Harvard Checkers back down from a height of trouncing defending champions, Notre Dame 6-0 in their Women’s Open Division opener with a 4-2 beating in the T&T Hockey Board Indoor Championship.
Update delay 3 October
Due to India winning the Asian Games and qualifying for the Rio Olympics yesterday, the number of stories are huge and it is taking time to filter through all of them. I don't see the update happening much be fore 10:30 GMT today.
Ireland lose out a narrow 1-2 to Spain
Ireland lost a narrow 2-1 to the higher ranked Spain tonight as the Electric Ireland 3 Nations series continues at the National Hockey Stadium in UCD.