Where does hockey sit as elite sport returns in England?
By Richard Bright
The Lee Valley hockey and tennis centre with its 'Union Jack' pitch
Elite sport can resume behind closed doors in England from Monday if certain guidelines are met, with the government announcing on Saturday that “the British sporting recovery has begun.”
HockAdemy urge MHC to give prize money to winners
By Jugjet Singh
HOCKADEMY issued a statement yesterday urging the organisers of the Malaysian Hockey League (MHL), which ended on Feb 22, to disburse the prize money to the winners as soon as possible.
C of I and UCC awarded Munster titles as Pritchard and Catchpole look to the future
Cork C of I’s first team with Peard Cup they won in December.
Cork C of I’s men and UCC’s women were awarded the Munster Division One titles last weekend on a percentage basis having both run up perfect records in the top provincial competition.
Players eagerly awaiting resumption of hockey: Junaid
KARACHI: Pakistan hockey team's head coach Khawaja Junaid has said that his players are eagerly waiting for the resumption of hockey activities in the country.
Roelant Oltmans "Pakistan Hockey Needs Major Overhaul"
By Ijaz Chaudry
Recently, Pakistan's former hockey captain and goal keeping great Salman Akbar posted an Instagram, a live session with legendary Dutch coach Roelant Oltmans, who had two spells with the Pakistan national team, in 2003-4 and in 2018.
HI to introduce grading system for match officials
To improve umpiring standards and bring more structure to officiating, Hockey India has decided to introduce grading system for all officials, including umpires and technical officials. Tournament officials — technical delegates, umpire managers, technical officials, judges and umpires — will be divided into three grades.
When we were Kings
Balbir Singh Sr and others such as him helped build the confidence of the newly independent nation by winning 4 gold and 1 silver in five Olympics
Hand of God: Balbir Singh Sr, who passed away recently, led India to gold in the 1956 Olympics, playing in the final against Pakistan despite a fracture in his hand.
The world of Indian hockey is a world of legends. Starved of success and glory for decades, the Indian hockey fan cannot help looking back into the past to get that feeling of pride and joy. In Balbir Singh Senior, India lost one of its biggest sports legends. But even in death, Balbir Senior reminded the country of Indian hockey’s proudest era.
Rescheduling of Junior Pan American Championships (U-21)
The Junior Pan American Championships (women & men) World Cup Qualifier, has been rescheduled for April 12 to 25, 2021.
Latest news on returning to play
England Hockey Championship Finals
After the latest government announcement allowing groups of 6 to meet together outdoors from Monday 1 June while following strict social distancing guidelines, we are now updating the guidance for hockey, which will be issued as soon as possible.
England Hockey Awards 2020 Shortlist
We would like to thank everyone who took the time to nominate a club, team or person for the 2020 England Hockey Awards. A huge congratulations to everyone who has been shortlisted, we received an exceptionally high standard of nominations making it incredibly difficult to whittle down to a shortlist. The awards this year will be held Live on our Facebook or Twitter page due to the unfortunate circumstance with the current Covid-19 situation.
MHC: Only one team making all the noise
By Jugjet Singh
MHC competitions committee chairman Datuk Seri Anil Jeet Singh. - NSTP/File pic
The Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) sent out a circular on Thursday, explaining the delay in paying prize money for the Malaysia Hockey League (MHL) which had ended on Feb 22.