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News for 24 June 2023

All the news for Saturday 24 June 2023

2022-23 FIH Hockey Pro League - 24 June
Amsterdam, Netherlands

All times GMT +2


23 Jun 2023 17:10     GER v NZL (RR)     4 - 3
24 Jun 2023 17:40     NED v GER (RR)     
25 Jun 2023 15:10     NED v NZL (RR)     
26 Jun 2023 17:10     NZL v GER (RR)     
27 Jun 2023 19:40     NED v GER (RR)     
28 Jun 2023 19:40     NED v NZL (RR)     

Pool standings


23 Jun 2023 19:40     NED v GER (RR)     5 - 0
24 Jun 2023 15:10     NED v NZL (RR)     
25 Jun 2023 17:40     GER v NZL (RR)     
26 Jun 2023 19:40     NED v GER (RR)     
27 Jun 2023 17:10     NED v NZL (RR)     
28 Jun 2023 17:10     NZL v GER (RR)     

Pool standings

FIH Match Centre

Black Sticks men suffer FIH Hockey Pro League heartbreak, Dutch women demolish Germany

Germany came from 1-3 down at half-time to claim a last-gasp victory over a gutsy New Zealand side as FIH Hockey Pro League action moved to Amsterdam. The Germans had four shots on goal and scored four goals, their final-minute victory confirming New Zealand’s relegation from the FIH Hockey Pro League. In the women’s tournament, the Netherlands were in dominant form, notching up three goals in the first half and then adding another two in quick succession late in the second to overwhelm Germany 5-0.

Black Sticks men's side go down fighting against Germany after Sam Lane double

Malachi Buschl, right, in action for the Black Sticks against Germany. Hockey NZ/Supplied

In an enthralling match played out in Amsterdam, the Black Sticks men's hockey team suffered a heart-breaking 4-3 defeat to the reigning world champions Germany in the FIH Pro League.

Inspired France defeat Kookaburras in Paris

The Kookaburras’ rough run of results have continued after falling 4-1 to a determined France in Paris.

Malaysia fall 3-2 to South Korea

By Jugjet Singh

The Malaysian hockey team in Jingcheon today before the start of their international friendly against South Korea. -Pic courtesy of MHC

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian men's hockey team were beaten 3-2 by hosts South Korea in their second international friendly at the Jingcheon Sports Complex today.

FIH Hockey Men's Junior World Cup Malaysia 2023 pools and match schedule revealed!

The highly anticipated FIH Hockey Men’s Junior World Cup Malaysia 2023 was officially launched today at a ceremony which took place at the Mercure Living Hotel, Putrajaya, Malaysia, attended by the Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports Malaysia, YB Hannah Yeoh and MHC President, Dato' Sri Subahan Kamal.

Post Pool Announcement Quotes - FIH Hockey Men's Junior World Cup 2023

Today the pools of the FIH Hockey Men's World Cup 2023 were announced. Here is what the teams had to say on their pools.

Malaysia drawn against big guns Argentina and Australia

By Jugjet Singh

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia are drawn against Argentina, Chile and Australia in Group A of hockey's Junior World Cup in Kuala Lumpur from Dec 5 to 16.

Schedule announced for Asian Hockey Champions Trophy

The event will begin on August 3

Pakistan hockey team set to participate in the Asian Champions Trophy in India — PHF

The Asian Hockey Federation announced the schedule of the Champions Trophy in a press release on Friday.

Ireland Senior Men’s Head Coach Mark Tumilty selects squad for upcoming IRL Vs Wales three game series.

Dublin: Ireland Men’s Hockey Head Coach, Mark Tumilty has chosen his squad for the forthcoming three game series with Wales from June 29th – July 2nd at Comber Road in Hillsborough, home of Lisnagarvey Hockey Club. Ireland who are currently ranked 13th in the FIH World Rankings will take on 15th ranked Wales in the 3-game series over 4 days.

Jimmy Culnane joins Scotland women coaching team

Jimmy Culnane has been announced as Assistant Coach of the Scotland Women’s National Team.

Scotland U18 Girls’ squad announced for EuroHockey Championships

Selection has been made for the Scotland U18 Girls’ squad competing at the U18 Girls’ EuroHockey Championships in Krefeld, Germany.

Hockey India celebrates Olympic Day 2023 by uniting hockey community through exciting activities

Hockey India Member Units celebrated the 75th Olympic Day by organizing various activities that showcased their ingenuity in promoting sports and Olympic values

New Delhi: Hockey India celebrated this year's Olympic Day with a series of activities aimed at promoting the values of sportsmanship. Over the past few weeks, Hockey India Members Units organized various events with the objective of strengthening the connection between individuals of all ages and sports. These activities served as a platform to bring people from diverse backgrounds together, transcending gender and physical barriers, and providing them with the opportunity to engage in their first sports experiences.

Indian Hockey Teams celebrate FIH Inclusion and Diversity Day

Indian players laud FIH's efforts to make the sport equal for all

Bengaluru: On the occasion of FIH Inclusion and Diversity Day, the members of the Indian Men and Women's Hockey Teams expressed their thoughts on #HockeyEquals.

Rajiv Mishra, The Hero of Jr World Cup, Milton Keynes, 1997, passed away

By Tariq Ali

Indian dangerous centre forward of the past Rajiv Mishra was found dead under the mysterious circumstances at his  residence at Sarsauli area of Varanasi. He was 46, survived by his wife, a daughter and a son. Rajiv Mishra was born in Calcutta in 1977. His family lived in Hajipur, Bihar.

Rajiv Mishra was well known for the FIH Men's Junior World Cup, Milton Keynes, England, 1997 where the Indian team won the silver medal lost to Australia by 2-3 in the final.

 In the Semi Final, India defeated then four times (1982, 1985, 1989 and 1993) Junior World Cup Champion Germany by 4-3. Rajiv Mishra scored the decisive goal in the extra time (74th minutes) enabled Indian team to reach the Jr. World Cup final for the first time.

Rajiv Mishra scored  a hat trick against Cuba in the group match and overall he scored 9 goals in the tournament one short of the Top Scorer of FIH Jr. World Cup 1997, Naohiko Tobita of Japan with 10 goals.

Rajiv Mishra's international career was spanned for two years. After the great success in the FIH Men's Junior World Cup at Milton Keynes, 1997, he was in the senior Indian team and played two Test Matches against the touring Germany team at Amritsar and Delhi in January 1998, and he scored a goal in both the Test Matches. He had to be dropped from the Indian team for Test Matches to be played in Pakistan and India, 1998 due to his leg injury.

Before the Junior World Cup1997,  Rajiv Mishra went with Indian men's junior team to Europe in 1997 played Test Matches in England and Germany. He also participated in the 7 Nation Junior Challenge tournament in Poznan, Poland, 1997.

Rajiv Mishra's international career was hurdled by his knee injury when he stucked against the goalkeeper A.B. Subbaiah during the training camp at National Institute of Sports (NIS) Patiala, organised for the preparation of the FIH Hockey World Cup, Utrecht, 1998. Despite his injury he was in the Indian team but, unfortunately, he couldn't play any match in Netherlands. Later, he was injured again in Shivaji Stadium, Delhi resulted he couldn't play any more international match.

Rajiv Mishra was attached to the Indian Railways in the domestic hockey. He was appointed as a Chief Inspector of Ticket (CIT) in the Northern Railways, Lucknow Division posted in Varanasi. For the job, he lived alone in Varanasi and his family has been settled in Lucknow.

My heartiest condolences to the grieved family and friends.

Rajiv Mishra, 1997 Junior Hockey World Cup silver medallist, passes away

Mishra, who struck nine goals, was one of the top goal-scorers of the 1997 Junior Hockey World Cup in England where India finisher runner-up.

Y. B. Sarangi

FILE PHOTO: Rajiv Mishra passed away recenty in mysterious circumstances at his home in Benaras. | Photo Credit: The Hindu

Rajiv Mishra, an exceptionally talented forward who played a key role in India securing a silver medal in the 1997 Junior World Cup hockey tournament in Milton Keynes, passed away recently in mysterious circumstances. He was in his mid-40s and is survived by his wife and a daughter, said one of his team-mates.

Rajiv Mishra, fleeting comet of Indian hockey, dies a lonely death

Mohd Rafique & Fazal Khan

Rajiv Mishra (Photo Source: Twitter)

LUCKNOW: Rajiv Mishra, who dazzled like a comet on the timeline of Indian hockey in the  late '90s but vanished equally fast after an untimely injury, died a lonely death in Varanasi. His body was found at  his home on Friday morning.

Indian Hockey pays tribute to Rajiv Mishra, a genius who didn't get his due

His India career over at the age of 21, Rajiv Mishra remains one of the most tragic what-if stories in Indian sports.

Former India hockey prodigy Rajiv Mishra has passed away at the age of 46.

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