All the news for Sunday 26 November 2023
2023 Test matches RSA v GER (W) - 26 November
Stellenbosch and Newlands
24 Nov 2023 19:00 RSA v GER 1 - 3
26 Nov 2023 11:00 RSA v GER
FIH Match Centre
South African Hockey5s Squad Revealed for Debut FIH Hockey5s World Cup
In a momentous stride for South African hockey, the Women’s Hockey5s team gears up for the inaugural FIH Hockey5s World Cup in Muscat, Oman this January. Drawn into Pool B alongside Zambia, Australia, and Ukraine, this marks a pivotal step for the team.
Becoming world No. 1 in six months is the aim, says Indian men's hockey coach Craig Fulton
Craig Fulton, head coach of Indian men's hockey team (TOI Ph ..
CHENNAI: It’s been only seven months since Craig Fulton took over as the India men’s hockey head coach. Since then, the team has won the Asian Games gold medal and qualified for the 2024 Paris Olympica.
MHC boss on mission to take Malaysian hockey to new levels
By Jugjet Singh
PUTRAJAYA: Datuk Seri Subahan Kamal hopes to see the national hockey teams reach new heights during his third and final term (2023-2027) as president of the Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC).
Kisumu Lakers, Western Jaguars book Africa Cup for Club Champions finals
By Washington Onyango
Lakers celebrate during Africa Cup in Nairobi last February. [Jonah Onyango, Standard]
Lakers Hockey Club and Western Jaguars are in the 2023 Africa Cup for Club Champions (ACCC) finals.
Day 9 Results: 13th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2023
Chennai: Hockey Karnataka, Hockey Unit of Tamil Nadu, Hockey Haryana, and Hockey Punjab emerged victorious in their respective Quarter-Finals matches to advance to the Semi-Finals of the 13th Hockey India Senior Men's National Championship 2023 today at the Mayor Radhakrishnan Hockey Stadium, Chennai.
TN edges out UP in semis to meet defending champion Haryana
Joshua’s brace enabled Tamil Nadu to edge out favourite Uttar Pradesh 3-2, while Harmanpreet’s powerful penalty corner strikes helped favourite Punjab put it across Manipur 4-2.
Joshuva Benedict Wesely of Tamil Nadu celebrates with teammate Sundarapandi (second from left) after scoring a goal against Uttar Pradesh during the 13th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2023. | Photo Credit: VEDHAN M
It was captains’ day out at the Hockey India 13th Senior National men’s championship quarterfinals here on Saturday as Joshua Benedict Wesley and Harmanpreet Singh led their teams to victory and booked a place in the last four.
Inquisitive ball boys from Tamil Nadu’s hockey nursery Kovilpatti keen to learn and ‘explore’
The designated ball boys at the Senior Nationals Hockey tournament in Chennai hail from Kovilpatti, a city in Thoothukudi district of Tamil Nadu that has churned out several players for the state.
Fourteen kids from various Hockey clubs in Kovilpatti were selected on the basis of their performance to attend the 12-day Senior Nationals Hockey tournament. | Photo Credit: NIGAMANTH P
A group of six kids wearing bright green jerseys applauded the Punjab team after its 13-0 win against Uttarakhand and were waiting on the sidelines to shake hands with the players, including India captain Harmanpreet Singh.
Worldwide Hockey fixtures - 26 November
Fixtures from the various leagues around the World
Brisbane Blaze Women win second Hockey One League title
Brisbane Blaze Women have returned to the JDH Hockey One League summit after a blistering final quarter performance lifted them to a 4-1 grand final win against a gallant Canberra Chill side.
Malaysia A take third spot in Mirnawan Cup
By Jugjet Singh
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia A rose to the occasion to beat Australian All Stars for bronze in the Mirnawan Cup at the Ministry of Education Stadium today.
Day 6 Results: 1st Hockey India Junior and Sub Junior Men Academy Championship 2023 – (Zone B)
Kovilpatti: Day 6 of the 1st Hockey India Junior and Sub Junior Men Academy Championship 2023 – (Zone B) witnessed Thirumalvalavan Hockey Academy and Smart Hockey Academy, Raipur emerge victorious in their respective Sub Junior games, while in the Junior category games, Republican Sports Club Academy and Ashwini Sports Academy register wins in their respective matches.
Telangana Hockey chief accuses Hockey India secretary of “extortion”; Bhola Nath rejects it, calling it “baseless”
Bhola Nath rejected all the allegations and said he has always worked for the betterment of the sport. “These allegations are completely baseless,” he said in his defence.
I have never taken even 25 paisa from anyone, leave aside Rs 25 lakh: Bhola Nath Pandey, the secretary of Hockey India said. | Photo Credit: PTI
Hockey India (HI) was left-red-faced on Saturday after its all-powerful secretary general Bhola Nath Singh was accused of trying to “extort” Rs 25 lakh from Telangana Hockey unit president Saral Talwar, an allegation which the senior administrator termed “baseless”.