Asian Games results Day 12
5/6 Malaysia 8 Kazakhstan 0 (W)
Bronze medal Japan 1 India 2 (W)
Gold medal China 0 Korea 1 (W) Korea (W) qualify for Rio Olympics 2016
17th Asian Games, Incheon 2014 Official site
World awaits epic men’s final
Eternal rivals India & Pakistan to fight it out for Olympic berth
India and Pakistan will go head-to-head for the Gold medal at the 2014 Asian Games. The winner of Thursday's match will seal a place at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Photo: FIH / Frank Uijlenbroek)
Legendary rivals India and Pakistan will fight it out for the Gold medal and a place at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games after victories in their Asian Games semi-final matches against Korea and Malaysia respectively on Tuesday (30 September).
Akashdeep puts India in Asiad hockey final
India's Akashdeep Singh (center) and Danish Mujtaba (right) battles for the ball with South Korea's Nam Hyun-woo during their Men's Hockey semifinal match at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea on Tuesday.
In what can be described as momentous, India stunned Korea by a solitary goal to make the final of the men’s hockey competition here. The silence that descended on the stadium after the final whistle rent the air exemplified the disbelief of the home team’s supporters over the outcome.
The 24-year wait is over
As the whole of India rejoices Indian men’s hockey team’ entry into the Incheon Asian Games final after a hiatus of 12 years, one has to double, treble the time clock back to portray things in its true perspectives.
Iconic Asian teams set up mouth watering final match.
By Shahid Khan
Pakistani players celebrate the moment they had clinched their place in the final.
Arch-rivals India and Pakistan set themselves up for a dream final after recording hard-fought semi-final wins at the XVII Asian games in Incheon, South Korea.
India-Pak final at Incheon
Defending champions Pakistan entered the Asian Games hockey final defeating fighting Malaysia 5-6 in the penalty shoot out (one-on-one tie-break) after both sided could not score in the regulation time of sixty minutes of the second semifinal.
India in the Final
Youngster Akashdeep Singh struck the only goal of the semifinal at the fag end of third quarter againt Korea to take India to the grand final of the Asian Games.
Chander Shekhar Luthra
India’s SV Sunil and Akashdeep Singh celebrate their semifinal win over South Korea in Incheon on Tuesday AP
Akashdeep Singh's stunner sees an otherwise-uninspiring India overcome South Korea to set up hockey final with Pakistan
India break final jinx, set up title clash with arch-rival Pakistan
Akashdeep Singh celebrates with teammates after scoring in the semifinal on Tuesday. AFP
Incheon - It’s here, it’s now and it’s going to be mad – the goal the Indian hockey team had been working toward beckons it. They wanted the gold at the Asian Games, which would qualify them for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. They’re one step away from the gold now — but fighting them for the gold and the ticket to Rio would be Pakistan, who beat India 2-1 in their penultimate group match four days ago.
India set up a revenge clash against Pakistan in Asiad hockey final
INCHEON: Akashdeep Singh today scored a fabulous field goal against hosts South Korea to guide Indian men's hockey team into the finals of the Asian Games after a gap of 12 years, setting up a summit showdown with arch-rivals Pakistan.
India make first Asiad hockey final in 12 years
Biju Babu Cyriac
INCHEON: Sardar Singh and his team came up with a brilliant display of controlled aggression as India got the better of hosts South Korea 1-0 in the first semifinal of the men's hockey competition on Tuesday.
Hockey coach Terry Walsh wants improvement in finishing
Biju Babu Cyriac
INCHEON: India's head coach Terry Walsh was happy with the way the boys tackled the Korean challenge and hoped Sardar Singh & Co. will improve their game in the final.
Pakistan to clash with India for hockey gold
ISLAMABAD/Incheon - Lacklustre Pakistan made it to the final of the Asian Games men's hockey, after edging resilient Malaysians 6-5 on sudden death plenty shoot out, in the second semifinal played at Seonhak Hockey Stadium, Incheon, Korea Tuesday. Pakistan will now clash against archrivals India on Thursday (October 2), who in the first semifinal beat hosts Korea 1-0. India, seeking their first Asiad title since 1998, played a spirited game to outlast hosts South Korea, with Akashdeep Singh scoring the winner in the 44th minute from a narrow angle.
Spirited Pakistan one step away from gold medal, face India in final
Skipper Imran and his charges overpower Malaysia 6-5 after penalty shootout. India shatter South Korea hopes with 1-0 victory in semifinals
By Muhammad Ali
INCHEON: Spirited Pakistan overcame a tough challenge from Malaysia to storm into the final of the 17th Asian Games Men’s Hockey Tournament at Seonhak Hockey Stadium here on Tuesday evening. Led by Muhammad Imran, Pakistan will now face archrivals India, who defeated South Korea in the other semifinal, for the gold medal contest to be played on Thursday (tomorrow) at the same venue. The defending champions downed Malaysia 6-5 through a thrilling penalty shootout after the teams were locked goalless at the end of 60 minutes stipulated time. Last Asiad’s silver medallists Malaysia gave a hard time to Pakistan and at one stage it seemed that the greenshirts would not be able to pull through. But Pakistan turned tables. Malaysia will take on South Korea for bronze medal.
India final hurdle towards gold, Olympics qualification
Pakistan hockey team’s performances have improved considerably since the appointment of a new coaching team, headed by veteran Olympian Shahnaz Sheikh. PHOTO: AFP
KARACHI: Defending champions Pakistan made it to the final of the 2014 Asian Games men’s hockey tournament with their fifth consecutive win on Tuesday, where arch-rivals India await.
Green-shirts win tense shootout against Malaysia to set final date with India
Pakistan players celebrate after defeating Malaysia in the semi-final on Tuesday.—AP
INCHEON: Arch-rivals Pakistan and India set themselves up for a rousing field hockey final at the Asian Games after recording hard-fought semi-final wins on Tuesday.
Pakistan, India to face-off in Asian Games hockey final
INCHEON: Pakistan defeated Malaysia in the Men’s Hockey semi-final on Tuesday, enabling the defending champions to face arch-rival India in the final on Thursday October 2.
Penalty shoot-out misery for Malaysia
Tengku Ahmad Tajuddin Tengku Abdul Jalil missed twice in the penalty shoot-out as Malaysia’s Asian Games hockey dream was shattered by Pakistan in the semi-finals at the Seonhak Hockey Stadium yesterday.
Hockey boys did themselves proud despite Pakistan defeat
The Malaysian hockey players (background) look dejected after losing to Pakistan in the semi-finals at the Incheon Asian Games on Tuesday. - IZZRAFIQ ALIAS/ The STAR
INCHEON: There was no shame in defeat this time.
Tengku Ahmad slips as Malaysia fall
The Malaysian players react after losing their semifinal to Pakistan. — Picture by Bernama
PETALING JAYA — Malaysia fought bravely before going down 6-5 on penalties to Pakistan in a thrilling men’s hockey semifinal in Incheon yesterday.
HWL R1 Preview: Hockey World League heads to the Caribbean
Road to Rio: Hockey World League R1 - Men & Women - Kingston (JAM)
The Hockey World League bandwagon rolls into Jamaica today (30 September) with capital city Kingston playing host to men’s and women’s Round 1 events over the coming days.
Lewis, Wynne braces lift ‘Stickwomen’ past P/Rico 5–1
Alana Lewis battles Jennifer Wilson, right, of South Africa during the women’s hockey preliminary match between South Africa and Trinidad and Tobago on October 4, 2010 in Delhi, India. Photo: Getty Images
Captain Alanna Lewis and Blair Wynne scored braces as T&T “Calypso Stickwomen” overcame a stubborn Puerto Rico 5–1 in their opening match of the second edition of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) World League First Round qualifying tournament at the newly laid Mona Campus Hockey Facility, Kingston, Jamaica, yesterday. The match was originally carded to flick off at 11.30 am, however, due to the late withdrawal of Venezuela from both the women and men tournament the match was rescheduled for a later start time.
Dom Rep beat Jamaica 3-0 in international hockey
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Jamaica return to international hockey after fours years but went down 0-3 to Dominican Republic in their first match in the International Hockey Federation (FIH) World League tournament at the Mona Hockey Field in St Andrew earlier this afternoon (September 30).
Indian series announced
Kookaburras to welcome India in November to Perth, WA.
Australia’s world and Commonwealth champion Kookaburras will welcome one of hockey’s biggest names, India, to Perth this November with four matches arranged between the two Commonwealth Games finalists.
Future Black Sticks set for Sultan of Johor
Pictured: Goalkeeper Ben Smith in action for Capital
Men’s head coach Bryce Collins has named a strong Future Black Sticks (Under 21) team to compete at the Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia.
Black Sticks to play in Wellington and Kapiti
Hockey New Zealand has announced a big week of hockey in November with the Black Sticks Women to face Australia in a three test series and the Black Sticks Men to play four internationals against Japan.
Parnham Announces New Zealand Tour Roster
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – U.S. Women’s National Team Head Coach Craig Parnham announced today the 21-person roster that will be traveling to New Zealand for the six-match, capped series from October 18-26. In preparation for 2015 events, the entire squad that is training full-time at Spooky Nook Sports will be heading halfway across the world to gain experience in international play against a strong Black Sticks team.
2015 Futures Elite Academy Selections Announced
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – This summer, the cream of the crop high school athletes took to the pitch to show off their skills at the Under-21 Women’s National Championship, Futures Elite Championship, National Futures Championship and AAU Junior Olympics. From these events, the top competitors across U14, U16 and U19 age groups have been selected to train at the 2015 Futures Elite Academies. These athletes have been identified as possessing the skills, talent and athletic prowess to successfully continue through the next stages in USA Field Hockey’s Olympic Development Pipeline. The Academies exist to provide additional training and competition opportunities for these athletes distinguished with the potential to one day represent Team USA.
Canadian indoor men to host 3-Nations tournament in Ontario
Tournament serves as preparation for the 2015 Indoor World Cup
After the Canadian Men's Indoor National Team qualified for the 2015 Indoor World Cup in Leipzig, Germany with a Pan Am Cup gold medal this past spring, the focus quickly shifted to preparing for the tournament next February.
Trio lead the way in German league
Three sides share top spot in the German Bundesliga with Rot-Weiss Köln, UHC Hamburg and Berliner HC all on 16 points after six games so far in the season.
Surbiton hit English champions Beeston for six
Surbiton shot to the top of the English NOW: Pensions Men’s Premier Division with a thrilling 6-2 win over Beeston on Saturday.
Surbiton trounce champions Beeston
By Graham Wilson
TODD WILLIAMS, Surbiton’s Tasmanian coach, is expecting more to come from his side after they trounced champions Beeston 6-2 with three goals in the last four minutes to go top of the NOW: Pensions League.
Trustees leapfrog Police in G/A hockey league
As expected, Ghana's two-time champions, Trustees from SSNIT, over the weekend, were in fantastic form to record a narrow win against GRA to move to the summit of the league table over the weekend.
Asian Games results Day 11
7/8 Bangladesh 2 Oman 3 (M)
Semi-final 1 Korea 0 India 1 (M)
Semi-final 2 Pakistan 0 Malaysia 0 (M) Pakistan win 6-5 on shootout
17th Asian Games, Incheon 2014 Official site
Hosts Korea to face China in Incheon women’s final
Japan & India will dispute Bronze medal match at Asian Games
Host nation Korea claimed a 3-1 win over India to set up a Gold medal clash with China at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon. (Photo: Asian Hockey Federation)
In two very close women’s semi-final encounters, China and Korea came out on top against Japan and India at the Asian Games in Incheon on Monday (29th September). Thailand took 7th place with a win over Hong Kong, while Singapore secured victory over Sri Lanka to come 9th in the men’s tournament.
Indian women lose to South Korea in hockey semifinal
China, the defending champion, and South Korea will contest for the women’s hockey gold medal on Wednesday after prevailing over Japan (1-0) and India (3-1) respectively here on Monday.
Indian eves lose to South Korea in hockey semifinal
INCHEON: Indian women's hockey team put up a determined effort before going down to a superior South Korean outfit by 1-3 margin in the semifinal of the 17th Asian Games, on Monday.
Pakistan take on Malaysia, India face South Korea in semifinals today
By Muhammad Ali
INCHEON: The semifinals of the 17th Asian Games Men's Hockey Tournament will be played at the Seonhak Hockey Stadium here on Tuesday (today) with Pakistan taking on Malaysia and India facing South Korea. The semifinalists teams are among the top-four of their respective pools. Pool A comprises last Asiad's runners up Malaysia, South Korea, Japan, Bangladesh and Singapore. While Pool B has Pakistan, India, Oman, China and Sri Lanka. Pakistan and South Korea finished their pools rounds with an impressive record of four wins in four matches, while conceding only one goal each. Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka 14-0, China 2-0, India 2-1 and Oman 8-0. Pakistan performance in the league round has been brilliant after a very long time. The greenshirts played a combination of classic and modern hockey: scoring 26 goals in four matches and conceding just one, a unique feat not witnessed since long. On the other hand, South Korea defeated Singapore 12-0, Malaysia 2-1, Japan 4-0 and Bangladesh 7-0. It is pertinent to mention that Pakistan defeated Malaysia in the final of the last Asiad in Guangzhou, China four years ago to clinch the gold medal.
Home truth beckons India
Home truth beckons Indian men's hockey team, as they meet the hosts Korea tomorrow in the semifinals of the Incheon Asian Games.
Failure in semis not an option for India
Best prepared with the best players available and the best of resources provided in preparation, India must beat South Korea for a shot at gold. (Getty Images)
The time for talk is over, India to meet South Korea in the first semi-final of Incheon Asian Games. This game and the subsequent grand final (if India go through) are two critical games for Indian hockey and coach Terry Walsh.
Two hurdles to Rio
Malaysian players celebrate their 4-1 win over Japan at the Seonhak Hockey Stadium on Satirday
NATIONAL hockey coach Arul Selvaraj has two more hurdles to get over, starting with today’s Asian Games semi-final against Pakistan, for Malaysia to qualify for the 2016 Olympics.
Razie’s scoring touch will come in handy against Pakistan
Malaysian defender Mohd Razie Rahim (left) tries to stop a Korean player during a hockey match at the Incheon Asian Games. - AFP
INCHEON: Defender Mohd Razie Rahim is slowly but surely finding his scoring touch – and it could not have been more timely for Malaysia.
PETALING JAYA — Unsung heroes Shukri Mutalib and Shahrun Nabil Abdullah have been performing consistently well for Malaysia in men’s hockey at the Asian Games in Incheon.
Pakistan to use ‘secret weapons’ in Malaysia clash today
INCHEON: After a superb show in the group stage, Pakistan face a tough test on Tuesday evening under lights when they clash with Malaysia in the Asian Games hockey semi-final here at the Seonhak Stadium.
‘Hard work by coach at camps paying dividends in Incheon’
ISLAMABAD: Olympian Samiullah Khan expects Pakistan to make the Asian Games final, saying it is coach Shahnaz Sheikh’s efforts which has bought the green-shirts close to glory in Incheon.
‘Calypso Stickwomen’ start World League qualifiers
National women’s team duo, Kristin Thompson, left, of Paragon and Notre Dame’s Blair Wynne battle for the ball during a T&T Hockey Board Women’s Championship Division match earlier this year at the National Hockey Centre, Tacarigua. Photo: Anthony Harris.
This country’s senior women’s hockey team will flick off their campaign in the second edition of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) World League First Round qualifying tournament against little fancied Puerto Rico from 11.30 am at the newly laid Mona Campus Hockey Facility, Kingston, Jamaica today.
Paul Gaudoin named Kookaburras' Senior Assistant Coach
Hockey Australia is pleased to announce that Paul Gaudoin will step up to become the Senior Assistant Coach with the Kookaburras following Graham Reid’s appointment as National Coach in September.
Dwyer, Orchard out of AHL
QLD Blades & NSW Waratahs suffer injury blows ahead of tournament
There have been a number of changes made to the teams competing at the Australian Hockey League powered by Premier Technology Solutions.
Premier Divisions: The Inside Track.
Todd Williams gives his post match talk to his Surbiton team
In the Investec Women's Premier Division, Clifton are setting the early pace after they picked up their third win from three, whilst in the NOW: Pensions Men's Premier Division Surbiton saw off Beeston to go top. Find out the thoughts of Surbiton's Coach Todd Williams and those of Clifton's two-goal star Joie Leigh.
GB coaches dribble hockey balls up Three Peaks
Andy Halliday ready for the NOW Pensions Mountain Dribble
Starting tomorrow, Andy Halliday and Jon Bleby, Team Manager and Assistant Coach of the GB Men’s Hockey Team, will face one of their toughest challenges yet, the NOW: Pensions Mountain Dribble.
Underdogs Indian Oil make it memorable maiden
Indian Oil players pose with the trophy at MHAL ground, Churchgate, on Monday Salman Ansari DNA
The big guns failed to deliver when it mattered most as the Dhanraj Pillay-coached side Air India went down 2-3 to Indian Oil in the Hockey Super League final at the MHAL ground here on Monday.
Monkstown make it four straight wins
A first 20-minute blitz from Monkstown propelled them a fourth win of the Leinster league season in Ireland, beating Railway Union 3-2 in their last competitive game before making their debut in the Euro Hockey League.
Atlètic stun Júnior on opening day in Spain
Atlètic Terrassa started their season in the Spanish Honour Division with a thrilling win against Catalan rival Júnior FC yesterday in a match played under heavy rain.
Ton to train Pakistan hockey youth
LAHORE – Foreign hockey player Ton Langenhuisjen Monday visited Unique Hockey Academy (UHA) to train young talent of the country on modern techniques which are being applied on grassroots level in leading hockey nations. Langenhuisjen appreciated the natural talent of young Pakistani boys and hoped that with little extra effort, they could be one of the best in the business. “I am very positive to give good players for Pakistan team in couple of years, as I will first work with them on grassroots level to hunt promising talent and then train them on modern lines and techniques and then provide them opportunities to play maximum hockey events to groom well,” he said. Ton also appreciated the effort of Unique Group of Institution (UGI) for the revival of Pakistan hockey.
Mir Ranjan Negi wants foreign coaches for juniors only
NAGPUR: Former Indian hockey team goalkeeper Mir Ranjan Negi said on Saturday that foreign coaches are important but only for the juniors.
Calcutta Hockey Club 1864
by Dil Bahra
National Army Museum copyright
At the National Army Museum, Study collection, in London, is a Silver tankard presented to Captain Joseph Ford Sherer, 49th Bengal Native Infantry, by the Calcutta Hockey Club, February 1864.
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.