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News for 26 May 2022

All the news for Thursday 26 May 2022

Hero Asia Cup 2022 - 26 May

All times GMT +7

25 May 2022 was a rest day

26 May 2022 11:45     OMA v KOR (Pool B)     1 - 5
26 May 2022 14:00     MAS v BAN (Pool B)      8 - 1
26 May 2022 16:15     PAK v JPN (Pool A)    
26 May 2022 18:30     IND v INA (Pool A) 

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Speedy Tigers look for momentum

By Jugjet Singh

National players in a half-time huddle during their Asia Cup match against South Korea in Jakarta on Tuesday. - Pic courtesy of MHC

Malaysia will show no mercy when the world No 11 take on minnows Bangladesh in their final Asia Cup Group B match at GBK Stadium in Jakarta today.

Razie: It’s not about self-glory


Prolific: Razie Rahim has scored five goals in the Asia Cup so far.

PETALING JAYA: Razie Rahim has been in imperious form since arriving in Jakarta but the current joint top scorer at the Asia Cup believes guiding the team to victory is more important than personal glory.

India eyes big win against Indonesia, favourable result in Pak vs JPN match

India's fate is not in their own hands anymore as even a win against lowly Indonesia will not guarantee it a knock-out berth.

India suffered a lowly 2-5 defeat against Japan in its last match.   -  SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

Defending champion India needs to beat host Indonesia by a huge margin and hope Japan defeats Pakistan in the other Pool A match for advancing to the knockout stage of the Asia Cup men's hockey tournament here on Thursday.

It's a family affair for the Sumantris

By Jugjet Singh

Norsyafiq Sumantri (right) in action during the FIH series match against Austria at National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil on May 3, 2019. - NSTP file pic

The Sumantri family have a strong tradition in Malaysian hockey, and one of them is poised to play in next year's World Cup in India.

The Yasser factor in Indonesia

By Jugjet Singh

Indonesia Hockey Federation secretary-general Yasser Arafat

Hockey is growing in popularity in Indonesia, thanks to Yasser Arafat.

Fancy that! Four Malaysians in charge of Asia Cup squads

Making their mark: (From left): K. Dharmaraj, A. Arulselvaraj, Lim Chiow Chuan and K. Gobinathan.

PETALING JAYA: It’s unprecedented when four out of the eight coaches at the Asia Cup in Jakarta are Malaysians.

Hockeyroos World Cup Squad Announced

The Hockeyroos team to compete at the FIH Hockey Women’s World Cup in Spain & Netherlands 2022 from 1-17 July has been named.

French men’s semi-final battles set for this weekend.

The French men’s finalists will be determined this weekend with the semi-final stages taking place over two legs.

Vaishnavi Phalke to lead 20-member Indian team at U-23 meet in Ireland

The junior women's team is scheduled to play against Netherlands, Ireland, USA and Ukraine during the tournament

Indian Women Team for U-23 Five Nations tournament

Vaishnavi Phalke was named captain with Mumtaz Khan being assigned her deputy's role as Hockey India on Wednesday announced a 20-member Indian junior women's team at the U-23 Five Nations tournament to be held in Dublin, Ireland from June 19 to 26.

Tracey Fuchs discusses Northwestern’s first field hockey national championship

Andres Buenahora

Northwestern field hockey head coach Tracey Fuchs celebrates upon returning to Evanston after winning the program’s first national championship. Daily file photo by Joshua Hoffman

Tracey Fuchs, one of the most iconic field hockey players in the sport’s history and head coach of Northwestern’s field hockey team, grew up playing against boys.

Delhi High Court forms Committee of Administrators for Hockey India

Delhi High Court places Hockey India under the Committee of Administrators for a Sports Code violation.

Uthra Ganesan

The High Court held that Hockey India's appointment of Narinder Batra as 'Life Member' and Elena Norman as CEO were illegal under the Sports Code.

The journey of Narinder Dhruv Batra as an Indian sports administrator came a full circle on Wednesday with his announcement that he would not seek a re-election as IOA president and concentrate on his role with the FIH.

Narinder Batra ousted as IOA boss after court order

His life membership of Hockey India deemed against rules

Vinayak Padmadeo

After a severe reprimand and being unseated as Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president by the Delhi High Court, Narinder Batra has announced that he will not re-contest for the post.

CoA in Hockey India, warning for other errant sports federations

The HC's order was in response to Aslam Sher Khan's petition two years ago challenging HI's decision, among others.

By Indraneel Das

After the All India Football Federation (AIFF), it's Hockey India's turn now. The Delhi High Court has appointed a three-member Committee of Administrators (CoA) for violating National Sports Development Code of India (2011). The CoA would look after the day-to-day activities of HI until elections are held under a new constitution aligned with the sports code.

Batra to step down as IOA President and poised to lose IOC membership

By Ali Iveson

Narinder Batra, right, will not seek re-election as the Indian Olympic Association President ©Getty Images

Narinder Batra will not seek re-election as the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President, claiming the decision is down to a need to devote more time to leading the International Hockey Federation (FIH).

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