Welcome to the Fieldhockey.com Archives

Daily Hockey news updated @ 10:00 GMT

News for 30 August 2022

All the news for Tuesday 30 August 2022

FIH happy with new draft of HI constitution; no threat to World Cup draw on September 8

FIH cleared the air over Hockey India elections, saying the revised draft constitution sent by CoA is fully compliant with the world body's statues.

Indian Men's Hockey Team

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Monday cleared the air over Hockey India elections, saying the revised draft constitution sent by Committee of Administrators (CoA) running the sport in the country is fully compliant with the world body's statues.

“We are moving in right direction,” say Indian men and women’s hockey captains

New Delhi [India: The Indian men and women’s hockey teams which reported for the National Coaching Camp on Monday, remembered the great hockey wizard Major Dhyan Chand on the occasion of National Sports Day which is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of the legendary hockey player.

'Time to shake up system for good of nation'

By Jugjet Singh

When two senior coaches have the same opinion, it is time for immediate action. - NSTP/ASWADI ALIAS.

WHEN two senior Malaysian coaches have the same opinion, it is time for immediate action.

Opening day heroics for the SA U21 sides in Pretoria

Its been a little under 12 months since the SA Women’s Inter Provincial tournament took place in Cape Town last year. In the time since that the national women’s head coach has changed, the team went to the FIH Hockey World Cup and the Commonwealth Games and are now preparing for the FIH Nations Cup in Spain later this year. For the Men though its been three years since the teams battled for glory in Bloemfontein. In that edition Western Province were victorious over Southern Gauteng with a penalty shootout win that would see them hold the title for three years. A lot of water has passed under the bridge for the South African Hockey Men in the past three years and many young players would be excited for the opportunity to get themselves into Garreth Ewing’s thinking.

No. 4 Maryland field hockey shuts out Stanford in low-scoring affair, 1-0

Taylor Lyons

Emma DeBerdine looks to pass the ball during Maryland field hockey’s 3-0 win over James Madison on Oct. 10, 2021. (Autumn Hengen/The Diamondback)

Maryland field hockey chipped away at a pesky Stanford defense all first half long, frequently getting close but failing to score. When the Terps advanced past midfield and into the shooting circle, the Cardinal defense almost always quickly ended a promising possession, cutting off passing lanes and limiting open looks at the net.

Van Rootselaar’s goal lifts No. 4 Maryland field hockey to 1-0 win over Stanford

The Terps had 23 shots compared to the Cardinal’s four.

By Damon Brooks Jr.

Photo courtesy of Maryland Athletics.

In the first quarter with the game tied, graduate midfielder Danielle Van Rootselaar took advantage of Maryland’s third penalty corner of the game by sending a powerful shot that narrowly missed the outstretched hands of Stanford goalie Daisy Ford. The ball clanked into the left side of the cage for the only goal of the afternoon.

UNC field hockey avenges last year's losses with two triumphs in ACC-Big Ten Challenge

By Lindsey Ware

First-year forward Ashley Sessa (3) looks for an open pass. UNC beat Duke 4-1 away on Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022. Photo by Gillian Faski | The Daily Tar Heel

For the North Carolina field hockey team, the 2021 season was an anomaly.

No. 12 field hockey opens the season with one win and one loss

Despite a heartbreaking loss to Penn State, the Cavaliers bounced back against Delaware

By Alexa Mosley

The Cavaliers put together a dominant performance against Delaware to cap off their weekend with a win. Courtesy Virginia Athletics

In the opening weekend of the 2022 season, Virginia field hockey delivered a promising performance. The Cavaliers (1-1, 0-0 ACC) narrowly fell to No. 11 Penn State Friday, then cruised to victory against No. 17 Delaware Sunday afternoon.

Gurbux Singh, Vece Paes conferred with Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award

The two hockey players, who lived and played the sport in the city, were honoured with the award by Hockey Bengal on the occasion of National Sports Day.

Y. B. Sarangi

Vece Paes (Left) and Gurbux Singh (Right) at the event organised by Hockey Bengal in Kolkata on August 29, 2022. | Photo Credit: Special Arrangement

Olympic medalists Gurbux Singh and Dr. Vece Paes were conferred Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime Achievement Award for 2021 and 2022 here on Monday.

Hall of Fame Class 2021 – Sarah Forbes

Field Hockey Canada honours a goaltender who excelled at her craft

Inducted in the athlete category, Sarah Forbes, was an all-star goaltender for York University who led the team to multiple provincial championships. She also played for the Canadian senior national team and has played in the World Cup, Pan American Games, and in Olympic Qualifiers.

Covid break offered charity chance to grow

The Alster Cape Town Project, the hockey-focused charity founded by sports management consultant and former interim CEO of FIH, Delf Ness has teamed up with a new partner to support socially disadvantaged youngsters in South Africa.

World Cup winner and Olympic champion Manzoor Hussain passes away in Lahore

Eminent Olympian Manzoor Hussain — Photo courtesy: APP

Eminent Olympian Manzoor Hussain, popularly known as Manzoor Jr, passed away at a private hospital in Lahore after a cardiac arrest on Monday. He was 64.

Pakistan hockey legend Manzoor Hussain Jr passes away

LAHORE – Pakistan hockey legend former national captain, Olympian and 1984 Los Angeles hero, Manzoor Hussain Junior died of heart attack here on Monday.

Pakistan hospital refuses to hand over body of Olympian for several hours

The body of former hockey team captain Manzoor Hussain, who died of cardiac arrest, was withheld till the payment of medical dues.

Former Olympian Manzoor Hussain

A private hospital in Lahore on Monday refused to hand over the body of Pakistani Olympian and former hockey team captain Manzoor Hussain, who died of cardiac arrest, for several hours without clearing the dues of his treatment.

Fieldhockey.com uses cookies to assist with navigating between pages. Please leave the site if you disagree with this policy.
Copyright remains with the credited source or author