Aquece Rio Test Event Day 2
Candela Diaz Bustos
Despite the heavy rain, the second day began in Rio de Janeiro. All of the matches were played in a timely manner thanks to the collaboration of everyone involved in the organization.
Indian hockey eves hold Argentina 2-2
BUENOS AIRES: The Indian women's hockey team played out a 2-2 draw against Argentina in its second match of the tour to the South American country.
Indian women's hockey team produces noteworthy performance in Argentina
The Indian women's hockey team drew 2-2 against Argentina in its second match of the tour to the South American nation on Wednesday.
India salvages a satisfying 2-2 draw against Argentina
Indian women salvaged a satisfying 2-2 draw against Argentina after facing a bit of embarrassing defeat yesterday at the hands of home team's colts yesterday.
Raipur, more than just hockey!
With only two days to go until the men's Hero Hockey World League Final, athletes and fans have been out and about discovering what the fascinating Indian city of Raipur has to offer.
HWL 2015: Format is the dampener
If one talks to two set of people in the same team, then you get a clear idea how the question drags them on wrong foot, makes them uneasy. The reply always brings consummate diplomacy.
Off the bench, into the spotlight
Great Britain goalkeeper James Bailey has plenty of strings to his bow: An MSci in Mathematics, grade eight in tuba and violin and of course, he is a fine goalkeeper. The Wimbledon stopper made his international debut back in June 2013 and has been to a number of major tournaments since then.
Important to peak at the right time: Roelant Oltmans
RAIPUR: India's chief coach Roelant Oltmans says the team is ready for Friday's opener against Argentina and peaking at the right time will be crucial in the Hockey World League Final.
India hockey coach Roelant Oltmans cautious ahead of HWL Final
Raipur: Indian chief coach and technical director Roelant Oltmans is hoping for a good performance from his players when the Hockey World League (HWL) Final 2015 starts at the Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel International Stadium here on Friday.
In Raipur for HWL Finals, Belgium hockey players have one eye on home
In aftermath of Paris terror attacks, hockey stars from Europe, here to play the World League finals, constantly stay in touch with family and friends
Written by Mihir Vasavda
The Belgium team is in Raipur for the World League finals.
Immediately after waking up, before entering the training ground and almost every couple of hours for rest of the day, Tom Boon has been sending a one-line text to his family and girlfriend back in Belgium. “Don’t do anything stupid. Stay indoors.”
Wotherspoon replaces Blake Govers
World League Final info including revised squad, downloads, TV and more
On the eve of the Hero Hockey World League Final in India, the Kookaburras have announced Dylan Wotherspoon as the replacement for the injured Blake Govers.
Aussies look to end Hockey season in style
The Australian men's hockey team will play the final major tournament of the season in India. (AAP)
The World Hockey League Finals begin on Friday in India with the Australian men's team looking to finish the year on a high at the last major tournament of the season.
Stats Speak: Know the teams in Raipur HWL (finals)
A statistical analysis of the teams in Raipur from renowned Hockey statistician B.G.Joshi
The world's fittest women are coming to Rosario!
Ellen Hoog. Photo: Elmar Krop Styling: Lisa Dymph Megens
Are there many sports women who could run an average of nine kilometres during a 60 minute match? Are there many who could run that distance in addition to making a number of explosive sprints; some energy-draining changes in direction; and some powerful arm movements as the ball is flung at upwards of 60 kilometres an hour at the goal?
SA men’s indoor hockey team named for series
The South African men’s indoor hockey team has been named to face a star-studded PSi International All Stars line-up in the four-match Denbeys Indoor Series in Durban and Pietermaritzburg next month.
Indoor hockey extravaganza for SA fans
A bumper December lies in wait for South Africa’s sports lovers as no less than 17 indoor hockey Test and international matches will be played in Durban and Pietermaritzburg.
Aussie U23s win big
The Burras earn 5-1 win over NZ in Canberra
The Australian U23 Burras recorded their biggest victory of the week on Wednesday, overcoming rivals New Zealand 5-1 in Canberra to take an unassailable 3-1 lead in the best-of-five series.
Australia record big win over Future Black Sticks
Photo courtesy Hockey ACT
The Future Black Sticks Men have suffered a 5-1 defeat at the hands of the Australian Under 23s side in Canberra.
Pakistan, Australia agree hockey tours
By Nabil Tahir
KARACHI: The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has agreed an exchange programme with an Australian delegation that will see both juniors and seniors sides play home and away series.
Junior hockey team set for matches against Australia
LAHORE: The Pakistan junior hockey team will tour Australia while the Burras will either tour Pakistan or come to a neutral venue for matches in the near future.
Pakistan junior hockey team to play in Australia
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) on Wednesday announced the national junior team would play matches against Australia.
Islah urges PHF to organise European tours for juniors
KARACHI: Former Pakistan Olympian Islahuddin Siddique Wednesday urged the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) to organise youth team tours to Europe in order to prepare them for next year’s Junior Hockey World Cup in India.
Samiullah asks PHF to invest heavily on players
ISLAMABAD - Former Olympian Samiuallah termed Pakistan junior hockey team performance in the recently-concluded Junior Asia Cup as disgraceful, as the team was among top two Asian nations and they should have won the event.
Penalty Corner expert Harmanpreet savours Asia Cup success
MUMBAI: The last year has seen Harmanpreet Singh go from strength to strength on the hockey pitch. The 19-year-old from Gurdaspur, who emerged the top-scorer in the Junior Men's Asia Cup on Sunday , with a whopping 15 goals has had a dream run during this period.
Mexican team made long trips to Moorpark for field hockey league
By Rich Romine
The Baja Field Hockey Club made the drive from Mexicali, Mexico, to play in the Moorpark Field Hockey Fall League. Baja won the Division 2 Mixed championship on Sunday with a 9-6 victory over the Moorpark Coyotes.
The Baja Field Hockey Club made 11 trips every Sunday to play in the Moorpark Field Hockey Fall League.
Sarah Wilson wins Scottish Women in Sport Official of the Year
Scotland & Great Britain umpire Sarah Wilson had further cause for celebration as she was crowned The National Official of the Year at the Scottish Women in Sport Awards last Friday.
Hockey family mourns Thomas Ayad
The hockey team from the Racing Club de Paris taking a clear stance
FIH has learnt that the shocking attacks in Paris have also cost the life of Thomas Ayad, former field hockey player in Amiens, France. Thomas Ayad died aged 32 when working at the concert in the Bataclan music hall on the evening of 13 November.
Aquece Rio Test Event - Day 1
Candela Diaz Bustos
The first day of the Aquece Rio test event kicked off at the Deodoro Hockey Center in Rio de Janeiro. Two teams were victorious and four others managed to add one point in this 4 Nation Tournament.
Great Britain ready for World League Final
Dan Fox will captain Great Britain at the World League Final. Credit Ravi Ghowry
This weekend, Great Britain start their FIH World League Final campaign with their opening pool game against Canada. With world Champions Australia and old foes Belgium lying in wait in the other two pool games and the other group consisting of the likes of the Netherlands, Germany, Argentina and host nation India it promises to be a high quality and difficult tournament. How are Bobby Crutchley’s side looking ahead of their opening game?
Six Wimbledon players travel with Britain to India for World League Final
By Graham Wilson
East Grinstead celebrates scoring a goal against Reading. Rhavi Ghowry
CHAMPIONS Wimbledon were made to suffer in the national league with six of their players in the Great Britain squad flying out to India for the World League Final.
Islahuddin calls for matches against European giants
ISLAMABAD: Olympian Islahuddin Siddique on Tuesday urged the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) to organise youth team tours to Europe in order to prepare them for next year's Junior Hockey World Cup in India.
Future Black Sticks Men power past Australia
Photo courtesy Hockey ACT
The Future Black Sticks Men have fought their way to a 3-2 victory over the Australian Under 23s side in the third test in Canberra.
Indian junior hockey team returns home to a warm reception
In the summit clash, India beat arch-rivals Pakistan 6-2 to lift the trophy. (TOI Photo)
NEW DELHI: The triumphant Indian men's junior hockey team returned home to a warm reception after clinching the Asia Cup title in Malaysia.
Indian juniors now target the World
A proud bunch: India dominated the final completely, scoring at will and strangling the Pakistan attack.
India's comprehensive 6-2 title win over Pakistan in the junior Asia Cup in Malaysia was the culmination of a dominant performance that saw the Indians remain undefeated throughout the tournament.
Irish U18 Boys Squad
Following the 2015 Interpro series in Cork the undernoted players have been selected for trial on Sunday the 28th of November, from which a squad will be selected for the U-21 series against Leinster and Munster on Sunday the 6th of December.
SA Hockey Association Media Release
The South African Hockey Association has with regret received the news that the South African Hockey national teams will not be permitted to compete at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games as per the letter received from SASCOC today.
India, Pakistan favourites to reach Junior Asia Cup semis
By S. Ramaguru
KUANTAN: India and Pakistan should make the semi-finals of the Junior Asia Cup.
Leaders Univ of Birmingham in control
University of Birmingham, current leaders of the Investec Premier Division. Credit: Andy Smith
THE University of Birmingham maintained their two-point lead at the top of the Investec Women’s Hockey League Premier Division with a 3-1 win away at East Grinstead as the home side missed out on the chance to go top.