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News for 24 September 2023

All the news for Sunday 24 September 2023

Asian Games Hangzhou 2022 Hockey Competition - 23 September
Hangzhou (CHN)

All times GMT +8


24 Sep 2023 09:00     MAS v THA (Pool B)       9 - 0
24 Sep 2023 11:15       IND v UZB (Pool A)        16 - 0
24 Sep 2023 13:30     JPN v BAN (Pool A)        7 - 2
24 Sep 2023 15:45     KOR v INA (Pool B)         9 - 0
24 Sep 2023 18:30     CHN v OMA (Pool B)     
24 Sep 2023 20:45     PAK v SGP (Pool A)     

Pool Standings


25 Sep 2023 10:15     KOR v SGP (Pool A)     
25 Sep 2023 12:45     MAS v HKG (Pool A)     
25 Sep 2023 16:00     THA v KAZ (Pool B)     
25 Sep 2023 18:30     CHN v INA (Pool B)         

Pool standings

FIH Match Centre

Speedy Tigers thump Thailand in opener

By By Syafiq Aznan

Malaysian players (yellow) celebrate scoring against Thailand in an Asian Games Group B match in Hangzhou today. -Pic courtesy of OCM

HANGZHOU: A running change of players by hockey coach A. Arul Selvaraj did not disrupt his team's rhythm as Malaysia hammered Thailand 9-0 in their Group B opener at the Asian Games on Sunday.

Indian Men's Hockey Team begins Asian Games campaign with dominant 16-0 win over Uzbekistan

Varun Kumar, Lalit Kumar Upadhyay, Mandeep Singh, Abhishek, Sukhjeet Singh, Amit Rohidas, Shamsher Singh, and Sanjay scored goals for India in the match

Hangzhou: Indian Men's Hockey Team on Sunday started their campaign at the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022 with a massive 16-0 win over Uzbekistan in Pool A match. Varun Kumar (12', 36', 50', 52') scored four goals, while Lalit Kumar Upadhyay (7', 24', 53'), and Mandeep Singh (18', 27', 28') scored hat-tricks each. Sukhjeet Singh (37', 42') scored a brace, while Abhishek (17'), Amit Rohidas (38'), Shamsher Singh (43'), and Sanjay (57') scored a goal each for India.

India beat Uzbekistan 16-0 in opener

Lalit Upadhyay, Varun Kumar and Mandeep Singh scored hat-tricks in the Indian men’s hockey team’s win in Pool A. India will play Singapore next on Tuesday.

By Ronald Chettiar

India vs Uzbekistan men's hockey match, Asian Games 2023   (Hockey India)

The Indian men’s hockey team defeated Uzbekistan 16-0 in its opening Asian Games 2023 Pool A match at the Gongshu Canal Sports Park Stadium in Hangzhou, People’s Republic of China, on Sunday.

Rampaging India rout Uzbekistan 16-0 in Asian Games men’s hockey goal fest

India will play Singapore in their next pool match on Tuesday

Lalit Upadhyay, Varun Kumar and Mandeep Singh slammed a hat-trick each as India started their men’s hockey campaign at the Asian Games with a 16-0 rout of lowly-ranked Uzbekistan here on Sunday.

Top teams in Asian Games

By Tariq Ali

Following are the historical statistics of the top ranked teams participated in the Asian Games

Men's Hockey
Teams AG Played Won Lost Drawn GF GA
PAK.     16-----89-----68-----09-----12---472---64
IND.      16-----88-----69-----12-----08---410---70
KOR.     13-----69-----43-----19-----07---270-102
JAP.      16-----89-----36-----41-----12---272-195
MAS.    16-----89-----47-----31-----11---280-156
BAN.     10-----52-----14-----36-----02---  68-218

Women's Hockey
Teams AG Played Won Lost Drawn GF GA
KOR.     10-----56-----43-----08-----05---254---45
CHN.     08----46-----31-----11-----04---153---39
JAP.      10-----56-----36-----15-----05---102---59
IND.      10-----56-----30-----22-----04---199---73
MAS.      6-----36-----16-----15-----05---   36---74

India needs to deliver as its past record is a chequered one


India’s hockey glory, which largely refers to its feats in the Olympic sphere, doesn’t hold for the Asian Games. Whereas India won all the Olympic finals it entered barring once in 1960, its ‘finals’ show at Asian Games has been quite the reverse.

Amit Rohidas Exclusive: 'Indian men's hockey team won’t take any opponent lightly'

Indian men's hockey team can directly qualify for the Paris Olympics by winning gold at Asian Games 2023, but one mustn't forget that they failed to do the same in 2018.

PN Vishnu

Amit Rohidas is determined to help Indian hockey team secure direct qualification for 2024 Paris Olympics. PTI

Over the years, Amit Rohidas has established himself as a pivotal man in the backline of the Indian hockey team.

Norza's inspirational message fuels Speedy Tigers' pursuit of glory

By Aida Adilah Mat

Olympic Council of Malaysia president Tan Sri Norza Zakaria made this roaring call when he visited the national men’s hockey team in Hangzhou on Saturday. - Pic courtesy of MHC

HANGZHOU: "Don't be afraid of your rivals."

Olympic Council of Malaysia president Tan Sri Norza Zakaria made this roaring call when he visited the national men's hockey team in Hangzhou on Saturday.

Pakistan aiming high with hockey in Asian Games

BEIJING - Pakistan national men’s hockey team is making final preparations to show their best at the 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China.


Worldwide Hockey fixtures and results - 24 September

Results from the various leagues around the World including Asian Games (Click on the Previous match day link for results)


EYHL Round-up 23rd September, 2023


The action began at Queen’s University Sportsgrounds where Annadale took on Instonians in a Belfast derby and took the lead in the first minute through Spencer Pinion, who converted a penalty corner in the first minute. They went 2-0 up through a penalty corner from Owen McElhinney on 24 minutes. Instonians got one back before half time through a goal from Gavin Lecky from open play.

NCAA Division 1 results - 24 September

Field Hockey Collects Rainy Senior Day Victory Over Saint Louis

RICHMOND, VA – The University of Richmond Field Hockey extended their winning streak to four games on Saturday, collecting a rainy Senior Day Victory over Saint Louis, 5-2, at Crenshaw Field.

Field Hockey Closes Road Stretch at Monmouth on Sunday

The Boston University field hockey team will close out its four-game road stretch on Sunday (Sept. 24) when it makes its first-ever trip to Monmouth.

Day 4 Results: 3rd Khelo India Junior Women’s Hockey League 2023 (Finals) in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh

Gwalior: HAR Hockey Academy, Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy, SAI BAL, Pritam Siwach Hockey Academy, Sonepat, Salute Hockey Academy and SAI Shakti were victorious in their respective Pool matches on day 4 of the 3rd Khelo India Junior Women’s Hockey League 2023 (Finals) in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.

Fitness in hockey

Aamir Bilal

A field hockey player may be required to run more than five miles in a typical 70-minute game which requires top-level fitness

Thank you very much for your interest and response in the hockey learning series. Many of my hockey friends are urging me to write about styles of plays including different types of defence like press, zone versus man to man, holding the possession, breakaways and counterattacks and some words about set plays. We shall cover all these in the last part of the series.

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