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News for 27 April 2022

All the news for Wednesday 27 April 2022

2022 Test matches AUS v MAS (M) - 27 April

All times GMT +8

23 Apr 2022 16:00     AUS v MAS     3 - 0
24 Apr 2022 16:00     AUS v MAS     7 - 0
26 Apr 2022 18:30     AUS v MAS     5 - 0
28 Apr 2022 12:00     AUS v MAS    

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Hayward hat-trick fires Kookaburras past improved Malaysia

Three trademark drag flick goals from defender Jeremy Hayward has propelled the Kookaburras to a 5-0 result and third straight win over Malaysia tonight.

Kookaburras thrash Speedy Tigers in third Test

By K. Rajan

Malaysia and Australia (in yellow) in action in today's Test match at Perth Hockey Stadium. - Pic courtesy of MHC

KUALA LUMPUR: Although world No 11 Malaysia showed more effort and energy, Australia were still unstoppable as they won 5-0 in the third hockey Test in Perth yesterday.

Pakistan down Netherlands in high-scoring clash

LAHORE: A hat-trick by Mohammad Rizwan and a goal each by Mubashir Ali and Ijaz led Pakistan to a 5-3 win over Netherlands in the first of their two-match series against the hosts in Bred on Tuesday.

Pakistan rout Netherlands 5-3 in first hockey match of Europe Tour

LAHORE – World No 18 Pakistan started their Europe Tour campaign on a high note as they routed World No 4 Netherlands 5-3 in the first of the two matches at Breda on Tuesday.

India to open their Asia Cup campaign on May 23 against Pakistan

India and Pakistan have been drawn in Pool A for the Hockey Asia Cup 2022.

India Hockey (Source: Business Standard)

The Indian hockey team will open their 2022 Hero Asia Cup campaign going up against arch-rivals Pakistan on the opening day of the event in Jakarta, Indonesia. Both India and Pakistan have been drawn in Pool A for the upcoming continental event.

Indian men's hockey team gearing up for bigger battles

In the Pro League, while India has plundered in 54 goals, it has let in 30, against teams that are rebuilding framework. India, which last won gold at the Asiad in 2014, will need to up its game to secure the top spot in the continental event and secure an automatic passage to the 2024 Olympics.

Aashin Prasad

Strikeforce: Harmanpreet Singh has taken over as the primary drag-flicker role for India and is the leading scorer in the ongoing Pro League with 16 strikes.   -  BISWARANJAN ROUT

Fresh off India’s bronze medal in Tokyo, coach Graham Reid was optimistic about where he can take the men’s team. Reid’s men had hoisted the Indian colours at the Olympic hockey podium for the first time in 41 years, rekindling the romance for the game in the country.

A World Cup with a wealth of history

As we begin the countdown to the15th  FIH Hockey Women’s World Cup Spain and Netherlands 2022, it is important that we remember and celebrate the heritage and tradition behind this blue riband event.

Bell Ingram premium estate agents sponsor Scotland’s Women’s Hockey team as official Property Partner

Bell Ingram is delighted to launch its partnership with Scottish Hockey which will see the premium estate agents become Property Partner of the national women’s squad.

Eastern Province Men and Southern Gauteng Women lead the way

After the opening day produced 19 goals it was a far tighter day in the Mens competition at the SA Hockey Under 21 IPT in Eastern Cape. SG Witsies marked their arrival in the tournament when Reese Scheepers scored either side of Eduard van der Walt to give the Johannesburg men a 2-1 win over North West and leave the two teams tie in Pool A.

Best national Under 18 hockey talent identified

The pick of Australian male and female hockey Under 18 talent who will be at their peak to succeed at the Brisbane 2032 Olympic Games have been selected in the 2022 Men’s and Women’s Futures Squads.

Giving Hockey ID the chance to grow

Across all of our continental federations, work is continuing at pace to increase the inclusivity of hockey. With Hockey ID a debutant sport at the 2023 Special Olympics in Berlin, some of the shining examples of work being done in this area are rightly hitting the limelight.

Former India women's hockey team captain Elvera Britto passes away

Former Indian women's hockey team captain Elvera Britto passed away in Bengaluru on Tuesday due to old age related problems. She was 81.

Ashwin Achal

File picture of Elvera Britto.   -  The Hindu Archives

Celebrated women’s hockey player and administrator Elvira Britto passed away here on Tuesday. An outstanding player and champion of women’s hockey, Elvira was the captain of the Indian and then Mysore teams.

When Elvera Britto Was the Cynosure of Indian Women’s Hockey!

Elvera Britto was the cynosure of all eyes when she wielded the hockey stick for the Indian women’s hockey team in the sixties – a par excellence hockey player, her gorgeous looks also meant that there was never a shortage of autograph-seeking men in her salad days. There won’t be a shadow of doubt that Indian women’s hockey would be poorer with the demise of this women hockey stalwart, who passed away at Bengaluru at the age of 81 after suffering a massive stroke.

Elvera Britto, doyenne of women's hockey, no more

Manuja Veerappa

Former India captain had donned many hats in illustrious career

BENGALURU: In the late 1950s, when Karnataka was still Mysore and the only driving force to play sport was passion, a sight to behold was girls on rickety bicycles with hockey sticks slung on their backs making a beeline to the Sullivan Police grounds here. Among the girls were the Britto sisters – Priscilla, Elvera, Rita and Mae — often referred to as the first family of Karnataka hockey.

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