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Field hockey team blanks Yale

The Quakers move above .500 with a 2-0 road win over the Bulldogs.


Penn field hockey

On Saturday in Connecticut, the Penn field hockey team shut out the Yale Bulldogs 2-0. The win moved the Quakers north of .500; they are 8-7 overall and 4-1 in the conference.

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New South African indoor hockey franchise full of talent

Heilie Combrinck


PSI Uitenhage indoor hockey players Lyall Scharnick (left) from Muir College and Anovuyo Singeni (right) from Riebeek College with indoor hockey coach Selwyn Seal. Photo:HEILIE COMBRINCK

THE exhilarating and fast Pro Series Indoor (PSI) hockey boasts a new franchise, Uitenhage PSi, which started the ball running with a very promising future of delivering top players.

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Marcano brothers impress in UK hockey leagues


FLASHBACK! T&T “Calypso Stickmen” Tariq Marcano, left, is presented with the 2017 Pan American Cup Men’s Championship

T&T se­nior hock­ey team broth­ers, Teague Mar­cano and old­er sib­lings, Tariq Mar­cano, both for­mer­ly of Malvern SC were on tar­get in their re­spec­tive Eng­lish Hock­ey League match­es re­cent­ly.

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2018 AHL Finals Squad Lists & Preview

Ben Somerford



All eight states will today submit their 16-player squads by the 12pm (AEDT) deadline for the Australian Hockey League (AHL) Finals starting on the Gold Coast with the quarter-finals on Thursday.

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Focus on The Twickenham Stoop



With the unprecedented demand for tickets in the FIH Pro League ballot, the exciting decision has been taken to move Great Britain men’s and women’s double header to the Twickenham Stoop, home of Harlequins Rugby Club.

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Euro Hockey League muscles in on FIH Pro League to showcase club strength

By The Hockey Paper


EHL format changes aim to showcase club hockey PIC: WORLDSPORTPICS

On the face of it, the Euro Hockey League format changes which were announced yesterday will fashion a celebration of the sport next Easter – a men’s, women’s and junior European finale to savour.

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Gutierrez, Rybacha, Nunnink and Blaak welcome EHL Women’s introduction


Laura Nunnink in action for Oranje-Rood ©: World Sport Pics

Players from around the continent have welcomed the introduction of EHL Women ast Easter 2020 following the announcement on Sunday morning.

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Equally amazing as Europe launches new league for women


Photo credit: Euro Hockey

Hockey continues to be the groundbreaking sport when it comes to equality. In news that caused a stir among players and fans alike, the European Hockey Federation (EHF) has announced that it will be expanding the current EuroHockey League (EHL) to include the top women’s clubs in Europe.

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Alex Danson to miss Champions Trophy with concussion


Alex Danson was a key figure as Great Britain claimed gold at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro

Great Britain women's captain Alex Danson will miss the Champions Trophy in November after suffering concussion on holiday.

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Alex Danson suffers concussion on holiday and misses Champions Trophy

By Richard Bright



Alex Danson, the GB and England captain, has been ruled out of the upcoming Hockey Champions Trophy after she suffered concussion on holiday.

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Danson to miss Champions Trophy



Great Britain and England captain Alex Danson is to miss the FIH Champions Trophy through injury.

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Former Olympian Tauqeer Dar approached to coach Pakistan hockey team



LAHORE: Former Olympian Tauqeer Dar has been approached by the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) to coach the men’s national hockey team, a month after Dutchman Roelant Oltmans stepped down from the post.

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Tauqeer Dar asked to coach hockey team



Lahore - Former Olympian Tauqeer Dar has been approached to coach the men’s national hockey team, a month after Dutchman Roelant Oltmans stepped down from the post.
READ MORE: Pakistan defeats Oman in Asian Hockey Champions Trophy

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Pakistan coach Md Saqlain's parting shots

Shashank Gupta

Pakistan national team's coach for the Asian Champions Trophy Md Saqlain had to leave midway, as he has been recalled by the Pakistan Hockey Federation. However, he claimed its his own decision. He has since left Muscat. However, he discussed the issues concerning the reasons for his leaving and the state of affairs of Pakistan hockey and the reasons why he is not happy with present bunch of players and even Oltamans' style of coaching.

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Saqlain has been sent back on disciplinary grounds

Shashank Gupta

Pakistan's national men's hockey team manager and legendary forward Hasan Sardar has clearly stated that the current coach of his team in Asian Champions Trophy Md. Saqlain has been recalled midway through the tournament as he was found to be highly indiscipline and unprofessional in dealing with the team.

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PHF relieves coach Saqlain from the post

Mohsin Ali



ISLAMABAD - Taking action on Olympian Hassan Sardar’s report, Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) President Brig (R) Khalid Sajjad Khokhar has recalled Pakistan hockey team coach Olympian M Saqlain from Muscat and relieved him from the post.

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Pakistan defeats Oman in Asian Hockey Champions Trophy

Pakistan hockey team thrashed hosts Oman 8-1 in their third match of the Asian Hockey Champions Trophy 2018 at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat on Monday.

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Malaysia book semis spot after 4-2 win over Korea

By Aftar Singh

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia defeated South Korea 4-2 to register their third consecutive win in the men's six-nation Asian Champions Trophy in Muscat, Oman on Monday.

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Malaysia beat Korea to reach semis

By Jugjet Singh

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia did just enough to beat South Korea 4-2 in the Asian Champions Trophy in Muscat on Monday.

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Bilal’s hat-trick lifts Pakistan to 8-1 victory over Oman

With their second win in the tournament, Pakistan inch closer to the Semi Final; Play Asian Games Champions Japan next on 24 October 2018



MUSCAT: Penalty corner shooter Aleem Bilal scored a hat-trick to boost Pakistan to an 8-1 victory over hosts Oman in the Hero Asian Champions Trophy Muscat 2018 at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex here on Monday.

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Malaysia extend winning firm, defeat South Korea 4-2 to enter semifinals

Malaysia next face India in their next Round Robin match



Muscat: Malaysia had to work hard for their third successive victory in the Hero Asian Champions Trophy at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex here on Monday, overcoming South Korea 4-2 to secure a place in the semi-finals.

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Men's Hero Asian Champions Trophy 2018 - Day 5

Muscat (OMA)



Results 22 October

MAS v KOR (RR)     4 - 2
OMA v PAK (RR)     1 - 8

Fixtures 23 October (GMT +4)

18:55     KOR v OMA (RR)
21:10     MAS v IND (RR)

Pool standing

RankTeamPlayedWinsDrawsLossesGoals ForGoals AgainstGoal DifferencePoints
1 India 3 3 0 0 23 1 22 9
2 Malaysia 3 3 0 0 10 3 7 9
3 Pakistan 3 2 0 1 12 5 7 6
4 Japan 3 1 0 2 2 12 -10 3
5 Korea 3 0 0 3 3 9 -6 0
6 Oman 3 0 0 3 2 22 -20 0

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'With each other, for each other': Unbeaten UNC field hockey downs Duke on Senior Day

By Torre Netkovick


The field hockey team gathers and cheers as part of the celebration for seniors following their 5-2 win over Duke. Barron Northrup

"With each other, for each other."

That's the motto for the No. 1 North Carolina field hockey team this season, and that's exactly what it did in a 5-2 win over No. 4 Duke to remain undefeated at 16-0.

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No. 23 field hockey upsets No. 2 Maryland and No. 15 Wake Forest

The Cavaliers completed their home slate with a pair of impressive victories over the weekend

By Mara Guyer


Freshman midfielder Annie McDonough scored the game winner against Wake Forest Friday. Courtesy Virginia Athletics

The No. 23 Virginia field hockey team (7-8, 2-4 ACC) defeated No. 15 Wake Forest (8-8, 2-4 ACC) Friday and No. 2 Maryland (16-2, 7-1 Big Ten) Sunday, finishing their home schedule with a pair of key victories over ranked teams.    

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No. 2 Maryland field hockey falls behind early and can’t come back in 3-1 loss to Virginia

The Terps close the regular season with a loss.

By Lila Bromberg


Head coach Missy Meharg talks to the team during Maryland field hockey’s match against Ohio State at the Field Hockey & Lacrosse Complex on Sept. 21, 2018. (Andi Wenck/The Diamondback)

With less than 10 minutes left Sunday, Virginia defender Anzel Viljoen deflected the ball past Maryland field hockey goalkeeper Sarah Holliday on the team’s first shot of the second half, ending the Terps’ chances to conclude their regular season with a win.

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KL’s Razak Cup preparations thrown into disarray

By Aftar Singh


S. Sivabalan

KUALA LUMPUR: Kuala Lumpur’s preparation for the Razak Cup hockey tournament, which begins this Friday at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil, is in turmoil.

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Dharmaraj welcomes Singapore heat

By Jugjet Singh

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian women's coach K. Dharmaraj welcomes the return of Singapore in the Razak Cup as he believes his trainees will benefit from playing against committed opponents.

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Irish Womens EYHL Weekend Round Up

Pegasus continue to set the pace in the women’s EY Hockey League thanks to a superb comeback win over Railway Union at Park Avenue.

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Irish Mens EYHL Weekend Round Up

Eugene Magee provided yet another blockbuster finish as Banbridge ended the fifth weekend of the EY Hockey League with a four-point lead over their rivals.

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ROUND-UP: Investec English Women's Hockey League

East Grinstead climbed to third in the Investec Women’s Hockey League Premier Division with a 2-1 victory over hosts Holcombe on Sunday.

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Hockey Officials Confirmed For AHL Finals

Ben Somerford



Following the conclusion of the Australian Hockey League (AHL) home-and-away rounds, the #thirdteam of Hockey officials for the Finals on the Gold Coast from 25-28 October have been confirmed.

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AHL Quarter-Final Game Times Revised

Ben Somerford



Hockey Australia (HA) advises the 2018 Australian Hockey League (AHL) quarter-finals game times for Thursday on the Gold Coast have been revised.

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Vics Win As AHL Pool Placings Are Confirmed

Alexie Beovich



Victoria's Vikings and Vipers have claimed Australian Hockey League (AHL) wins to round out the home-and-away stage and confirm placings ahead of the quarter-finals.

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European Hockey to launch women's Euro Hockey League


A number of England players could move abroad to play in the new Euro Hockey League

European Hockey has announced a women's league will launch in 2020, matching the existing men's competition.

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Women’s sport takes next step by joining Euro Hockey League

By The Hockey Paper



The Euro Hockey League was praised for taking club hockey “to the next level” on Sunday following the news that the 2019/20 season will see the introduction of EHL Women.

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EHL Women set for launch in 2019/20 season


©: Frank Uijlenbroek / World Sport Pics

The Euro Hockey League is set for a major expansion next season with the introduction of EHL Women, raising the game for club hockey in Europe.

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EHL Men set for new knock-out format in 2019/20 season

EHL Men will move to a new format for the 2019/20 season with the world’s best club hockey competition now being played over two big weekends of knock-out action.

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EHL KO16 draw sets up series of high quality knock-out ties



The draw for the EHL Men KO16 has produced a series of top quality matches as the race to be the champion of the 12th season of the world’s best club hockey competition is laid out.

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Asian Champions Trophy: Pakistan eye win against Oman after mixed fortune

By Nabil Tahir


INCONSITENCIES AND DISAGREEMENTS: While Pakistan team is suffering in the Asian Champions Trophy due to incongruent changes in the coaching staff, the members of the staff are not happy with each other too. PHOTO COURTESY: TWITTER/ ASIAN HOCKEY FEDERATION

KARACHI: Pakistan hockey team, with a win against South Korea and a defeat at the hands of India, will be taking on a low-ranked Oman in their third fixture of Asian Hockey Champions Trophy.

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Pak chief coach walks out of ACT

Shashank Gupta



It is reliably learnt that Pakistan team coach Md. Saqlain has decided to walk out of Asian Champions Trophy. It is learnt that he had a tiff with the national men's team manager Hasan Sardar.

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Korea test next

By Jugjet Singh

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will play South Korea Next in the Asian Champions Trophy Monday night, and coach Roelant Oltmans' team should come out tops.

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India on rampage, rout Asiad champs Japan 9-0


Akashdeep Singh was adjudged Man of the Match against Japan on Sunday. AHF

The Indian men’s hockey team responded to its coach’s demand for better finishing with a 9-0 hammering of Asian Games champions Japan, making it three wins out of three in the Asian Champions Trophy here today.

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Rampaging India hammer Asian Games champions Japan 9-0

The Indian men’s hockey team put up a clinical performance against Japan, demolishing the Asiad gold-medallists 9-0 for its third win in as many matches at the Hero Asian Champions Trophy here.

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Experimental Japan experience the heat of young India

s2h team



Experimental Japan experience the heat of young Indians at Asian Champions Trophy. Both teams are young and experimenting, yet the young Indian team at Muscat could maintain the awe-inspiring show that their Jakarta counterparts set in. With rhythmic attacks, goals came for at regular intervals for the defending Champions India against the Asian Games Gold medallists.

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Ruthless India blank Asiad champions Japan 9-0, but questions persist over penalty corner conversion

Sundeep Misra


India have won each of their three matches at the Asian Champions Trophy 2018 so far. Image: Twitter/ @News18Sports

India’s road to redemption for the ‘sins of Jakarta’ continued as they mauled Asian Games champions Japan 9-0 at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat. In their last meeting at the Asian Games in Jakarta, India had whipped Japan 8-0 before imploding against Malaysia in the semi-finals. At the Champions Trophy on Sunday, Japan gave India their third consecutive win in as many matches. Even though the Japanese had brought in a few young players, India’s domination through the four quarters gave hardly any room to the opposition to experiment with a different structure or even try and keep the scoreline down. Lalit Upadhyay, Harmanpreet Singh and Mandeep Singh scored a brace each with Gurjant Singh, Kothajit and Akashdeep Singh rounding off the tally.

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India outplay Asian Games champions Japan 9-0 to head standings

Defending Champions register third consecutive victory at the Hero Asian Champions Trophy Muscat 2018



MUSCAT: Six Indian players made entries on the scoresheet as title holders India outplayed Japan 9-0 in the Hero Asian Champions Trophy Muscat 2018 at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex here on Sunday.

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Men's Hero Asian Champions Trophy 2018 - Day 4

Muscat (OMA)



Result 21 October

IND v JPN (RR)     9 - 0
   
Fixtures 22 October (GMT +4)

18:55     MAS v KOR (RR)
21:10     OMA v PAK (RR)

Pool standings

RankTeamPlayedWinsDrawsLossesGoals ForGoals AgainstGoal DifferencePoints
1 India 3 3 0 0 23 1 22 9
2 Malaysia 2 2 0 0 6 1 5 6
3 Pakistan 2 1 0 1 4 4 0 3
4 Japan 3 1 0 2 2 12 -10 3
5 Korea 2 0 0 2 1 5 -4 0
6 Oman 2 0 0 2 1 14 -13 0

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Stats Speak: Asian Champions Trophy winner India in down under

By B.G.Joshi (Sehore-Bhopal, India)

Asian Champions Trophy winner Indian men and women will open their campaign in Melbourne Hockey Festival on November 23 against hosts Australia. Indian men (World Ranking 6) team will face Kookaburras (World Ranking 1) in 4-nations tournament league match, while Indian women (World Ranking 12) will challenge Hockeyroos (World Ranking 4) in first test of 3-match series. Statistical highlights are:

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Journalist Patrick Rowley receives British Empire Medal for Services to Hockey


Patrick Rowley (BEM) receives his British Empire Medal Award at the Tower of London by the Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London.   Left to Right:  Lord-Lieutenant of London, Mr Kenneth Olisa OBE, Elizabeth Rowley (wife), Patrick Rowley BEM, Alison Heeks (nee ROWLEY his daughter)   and  Constable General Sir Nicholas Houghton GCB CBE ADC


International sports journalist Patrick Rowley received the British Empire Medal for services to Hockey at a ceremony held at The Tower of London on Friday 4 November.

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Patrick Rowley awarded British Empire Medal

Patrick Rowley, arguably the best known hockey journalist there is has been rewarded for his outstanding services to hockey with the British Empire Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

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Patrick Rowley honoured


Pat Rowley. Photo: Hockey Writers Club

When I started Fieldhockey.com 20 years ago one of the first journalists to support and encourage my efforts was the English writer Pat Rowley, I am utterly delighted to report that Pat has been awarded a British Empire Medal for services to Hockey in the Queen's Birthday Honours list released today.

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Alex Danson - Player of the Tournament

By Dil Bahra


Alex Danson displaying why she won Player of the Tournament. Photo: Koen Suyk

There have been a few great action photos in our sport of hockey over the years but this photo by Dutch photographer Koen Suyk tops them all. Koen, a photographer for over 40 years has covered seven Olympic Games and states that Sports photography is his great love, with hockey, golf and tennis as his specialties.

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Egbert Carmo Fernandes (1941 – 2014)

by Dil Bahra


Kenya Hockey Team on tour of India, April 1964 Back Row (L - R): Surjeet Singh Jnr,; Saude George; Anthony Vaz; Amar Singh Mangat; Egbert Fernandes; Sang Singh; Edgar Fernandes; Jack Simonian; Jagnandan Singh. Sitting (L - R): Hardev Singh; Hilary Fernandes (V.Capt,); Hardial Singh (Coach); Anthony D'Souza (Manager); Sukdev Singh (Asst Manager); Avtar Singh (Capt.); Alu Mendonca. Ground (L – R): Santokh Singh; Arif Khan; Silu Fernandes; Leslie Pinto; Reynolds D'Souza.

Kenya’s triple hockey Olympian, Egbert Carmo Fernandes, died in Canberra, Australia on 6 November 2014.  He was aged 73.

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12 Punjab Warriors players? Judge for yourself

These screen grabs are from The Official YouTube stream. Note the running time of the video in the bottom left. This covers a pan from 2:47:27 - 2:47:30. Punjab Warriors are in blue.

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Ijaz Chaudhry writes on hockey & other sports. For more about him and his work, visit: www.sportscorrespondent.info  

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