Brave India goes down to Bangladesh
In a keen contest, where the scoreboard swung routinely, Bangladesh emerged winners 5-4 against India in their opening match of the first 4th Sub Junior Asia Cup that started today in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Indian coach: Players lack Individual brilliance
Indian Sub-Junior team’s coach BJ Kariappa, who is also High Performance Manager (South) for Hockey India, rues lack of Individual brilliance with his players that led to first ever defeat of India to Bangladesh here in Dhaka.
India go down to Bangladesh in U-18 Asia Cup hockey
DHAKA: Playing against the host team in front of a partisan crowd, India went down to Bangladesh 5-4 in the U-18 Asia Cup hockey opener on Saturday.
Bangla boys beat India in jr hockey
Ashraful Islam scored four goals for Bangladesh to help his team beat India 5-4 in the U-18 Asia Cup hockey opener today. The hosts took the lead through Islam’s penalty corner in the 15th minute. India then put immense pressure on the hosts, and it paid off in the 21st minute when Dharminder Singh equalised through a penalty corner. Five minutes later, Ibungo Singh Konjengbam put India 2-1 ahead.
Boys U18 Hockey Asia Cup: Pakistan register thumping 6-1 win
KARACHI: The Pakistan U18 hockey team thumped Chinese Taipei 6-1 in their opening match of the 4th Boys U18 Asia Cup at the Maulana Bhashani Hockey Stadium in Bangladesh’s capital city of Dhaka yesterday.
TNB CUP FINAL: Penalty corners could turn tide
Sapura's India import Gurbaj Singh (left) challenges KLHC's Meor Azuan Hasan for the ball during the TNB Cup semi-final second-leg match at the Kuala Lumpur Hockey Stadium Friday. KLHC won 3-1 to draw level on aggregate at 4-4. But lost the penalty shoot-out 4-2.
TERENGGANU Hockey Team (THT) will be attempting their third consecutive double, while Sapura Hockey Club their first TNB Cup title in the final of the Malaysia Hockey League today.
Terengganu closing in on third overall title
by S. Ramaguru
KUALA LUMPUR: Terengganu are one win away from achieving a unique “treble double” in the Malaysia Hockey League (MHL).
Sapura lose skipper Marhan to injury in TNB Cup final
by S. Ramaguru
KUALA LUMPUR: Sapura skipper and national midfielder Mohd Marhan Mohd Jalil will be out for six months after fracturing his left leg during the second leg of their TNB Cup semi-final against Kuala Lumpur Hockey Club (KLHC) on Friday.
Premier Hockey League finalists decided
It's literally bottoms up as the Elephants upset the Gazelles
THEY say timing is everything, and few of the Addo Elephants players will contradict that as they somehow find themselves in the final of the inaugural South African Premier Hockey League (PHL).
Clifton Robinsons maintain 100% start
Hannah Coulson celebrating a goal with her Clifton Robinsons team mates. Credit Peter Smith.
In-form Clifton Robinsons are the only team with a 100 per cent record in the Investec Women’s Hockey League Premier Division after a 4-1 win over newcomers Slough.
Gleghorne hits hat-trick in win over Brooklands
Hat-trick hero Mark Gleghorne in action against Loughborough Students last weekend. Credit Andy Smith.
Mark Gleghorne hit a stunning hat-trick to lead Beeston to a 3-2 win over Brooklands Manchester University in the Men’s Premier Division.
Scottish Women’s National League 1 delivers a Saturday of drama and goals
There were some great games in Women’s National League Division 1 on Saturday with the fixture list delivering on the promise of some top notch contests.
USIU humiliate KU in varsity derby
By BRIAN YONGA
Kenyatta University's Margaret Kinuthia (left) vies with Rhoda Nyambura of USIU-A during their Kenya Hockey Union women's Premier League natch at City Park Stadium on September 24, 2016. PHOTO | MARTIN MUKANGU | NATION MEDIA GROUP
Kenyan international Rhoda Nyambura bagged a hat-trick on Saturday as United States International University of Africa (USIU A) Spartans hammered Kenyatta University Titans 5-1 in a Kenya Hockey Union women's Premier League match at the City Park Stadium.
Did not get respect I deserved: Ritu
Gagan K Teja
Ritu Rani (left)
Patiala - Former India women’s hockey skipper Ritu Rani, who was dropped from the Rio Olympics squad, is shattered and trying to come to terms with what has happened in the past couple of months.
Roelant Oltmans on his way out?
JAIPUR: Ever since Indian hockey team crashed out of the Rio Games, losing to Belgium in the quarter-finals, a section of former hockey greats have been crying foul to remove coach Roelant Oltmans, putting the entire blame on the Dutchman. Even Hockey India president Narinder Batra is in a dilemma of how to tackle the situation.
Marist hockey organisers target more overseas teams
Blue Star hockey team after their match at the National Hockey Centre in Laucala Bay, Suva yesterday. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU
THE organisers of the 2016 Geotech Drilling International Marist Eastgate Memorial Tournament in Fiji will be bringing more overseas teams in the competition from next year.
The great communicator bows out after Rio swan-song
Argentinian Soledad Iparraguirre umpired 197 international matches
2015 Pan American Games, Toronto - 1/2 final - Canada vs. USA. Yan Huckendubler
Taking control of 22 top international players and one or two stressed out coaches is no easy task but having a successful career as a lawyer is a definite help. Soledad Iparraguirre began her international umpiring career at the Junior Pan American Championships back in 1997 in Santiago, Chile. Her first top level competition was the ninth Women’s Champions Trophy in the Netherlands in 2001, and the popular Argentinian has not looked back since. Now, just shy of 200 international matches, including two Olympic Finals, an Olympic bronze medal game, Soledad has just umpired her last Olympics, taking charge of a high tempo semi-final between Netherlands and Germany – and she is set to bow out of the international game.
Terengganu HT and Sapura final
By Jugjet Singh
TERENGGANU Hockey Team (THT) will play Sapura in the final of the TNB Cup at the Tun Razak Stadium Sunday.
Egara pays tribute to legendary Tubau
Picture: Rafel Martin
Club Egara legend Edi Tubau was on hand to open the Catalan side’s two new pitches last weekend, the club combining the pitch opening with a tribute to the four-time Olympian.
Polo offer Baart new route to top hockey
Sander Baart is a surprise addition to the Real Club de Polo team for the 2016/17 season, taking up the role after an administrative error meant he could not play for Antwerp this season.
Scottish National League preview
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Women’s National League Division 1 has some tasty ties scheduled for this weekend following some red-hot results in the opening weekend fixtures last week.
PHF's Comprehensive Plan to Revive Club Hockey
Pakistan Hockey Federation has devised a comprehensive plan “Vision 2020” to revive and rejuvenate hockey in the country.
PHF chalks out comprehensive club hockey plan for game’s revival
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has decided to pay special attention to club hockey in order to bring improvement in the declining standards of the national game.
PHF launches ‘Vision 2020’ to revive and rejuvenate hockey
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Hockey Federation has devised a comprehensive plan ‘Vision 2020’ to revive and rejuvenate hockey in the country. A very vital part of the plan is the activation of grassroots hockey at the club and school level. Clubs are a very important segment and constitute the basic unit of the edifice of Pakistan hockey. In the past, Pakistan’s hockey successes owed a lot to the clubs. The domestic club scene was very active and competitive. They played the role of nursery in producing quality players and there was no shortage of talent available to the national sides.
Sub-Junior Asia Cup: Untested India awaits test of fire in Dhaka
Perhaps not the only team here in Maulana stadium, where the fourth Sub-Junior Asia Cup starts today, which suffers from want of international experience, Indian colts are on test of fire with Pakistan in the line up.
Harendra praises the fitness of Junior men's hockey team
With a little less than three months to go for the FIH Junior Men's World Cup to be held in Lucknow from 8 - 18 December 2016, the Indian junior men's team coach Harendra Singh asserts that this is the fittest bunch he has seen in over a decade.
Junior Hockey: 'This team is mentally tough'
BENGALURU: With the Junior World Cup around the corner, chief coach Harendra Singh is busy putting finishing touches to the Indian men's team's preparation. As India prepares to host the event in Lucknow in December this year, the chief coach of the home team believes this is one of the mentally toughest junior sides he has coached.
Tata Steel organises hockey carnival with Australian coaches
BHUBANESWAR: Twenty teams comprising 300 children including 150 girls displayed their skills in front of Australian coaches at Gomardih in Kutra block of Sundargarh district in Odisha during a hockey carnival organised by Tata Steel.
Scorpions tackle Sliders in high stakes hockey league clash
By BRIAN YONGA
Strathmore University Scorpions players applaud their fans after their Kenya Hockey Union National Women League match against USIU-A at City Park Stadium on August 7, 2016. PHOTO | MARTIN MUKANGU | NATION MEDIA GROUP
Title hopefuls Strathmore University Scorpions and Sliders clash in a mouth-watering Kenya Hockey Union women’s Premier league match on Sunday at the City Park Stadium, Nairobi.
Butali Sugar take on Bay Club in hockey tie
By Elizabeth Mburugu
Chase Sailors Nixon Amadi(l) challenges Bay club player Anthony Alodwa when they played Men National Finals at City park, on 01/05/16 PHOTO; JENIPHER WACHIE
Men’s hockey premier league champions Butali Sugar Warriors take on Bay Club tomorrow in one of the ten Kenya Hockey Union matches on the card this weekend.
No. 5 UNC tops No. 1 Syracuse in double overtime
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Malin Evert scored the game-winning goal Friday night against the top-ranked Orange.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Sophomore Malin Evert scored in the 90th minute of play Friday night to lift the fifth-ranked North Carolina field hockey team to a double-overtime win, 3-2 over No. 1 Syracuse in an Atlantic Coast Conference matchup at Francs E. Henry Stadium.
Maryland field hockey beats Iowa, 4-2, for its sixth consecutive win
By James Crabtree-Hannigan
Trailing by one goal with less than eight minutes to play, Iowa forward Natalie Cofone weaved through Maryland field hockey defenders in search of a hat trick.
ECHP Junior Team Ties Reigning League Champions in NEFHA Men’s Division Debut
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The East Coast High Performance (ECHP) Junior team made their debut in the North East Field Hockey Association’s (NEFHA) Men’s League with a 3-3 draw against 2-year reigning champions New York Field Hockey Club (NYFHC). The ECHP team is primarily comprised of dedicated young men who are training to play field hockey competitively at the national level.
Statement from HA Board
Statement on Women's National Head Coach
Hockey Australia has taken the decision to terminate its contract with its Women's National Head Coach, Adam Commens, which was due to expire on 30 September 2016.
Hockey Australia ends women's coach Adam Commens' contract
Amid allegations of serious misconduct, Hockeyroos coach Adam Commens has been let go by Hockey Australia. STEFAN GOSATTI/FAIRFAX AUSTRALIA
Amid allegations of serious misconduct, Hockeyroos coach Adam Commens has been let go by Hockey Australia.
Hockeyroos coach sacked for allegedly exposing himself
Adam Commens has had his contract terminated for 'serious misconduct'. Photo: Hockey Australia
Adam Commens, coach of Australia’s women’s hockey team, has been stood down over alleged “serious misconduct” at the Rio Olympics.
Gemma Flynn's flying visit for Golden Bay Adventure Race
Maree Bowden, left, Gemma Flynn and Jo Spencer-Bower are competing in the womens Spring Challenge event in Golden Bay. BRADEN FASTIER / FAIRFAX NZ
Maree Bowden, Gemma Flynn and Jo Spencer-Bower are competing in the womens Spring Challenge event in Golden Bay on Saturday.
12th annual Diamond Mineral Water Hockey Festival in Guyana
The 12th annual Diamond Mineral Water Hockey Festival is scheduled for 24-27 November 2016 at the National Gymnasium in Georgetown Guyana. This hockey festival is among the longest running indoor hockey competitions in the region and continues to attract top teams from the Caribbean region and North America.
Peru's hockey stars to on-screen stars
Media interest in hockey grows in Peru ahead of Hockey World League Round 1 in Chiclayo
With Hockey World League Round 1 men's and women's events taking place in Chiclayo, Peru, in just a few days time, we took a look at how our sport is developing in the South American country.
Jasmer Singh – Kenya’s Multi Talented Sportsman (1930 – 2016)
by Dil Bahra
Kenya's sport has lost one of its most well known and longest serving sports personalities with the passing of Jasmer Singh Grewal on Tuesday.
High Performance Director role
Recruitment campaign launched for new HPD
Hockey Australia has commenced the search for its new High Performance Director.