USMNT Defeat Barbados in First FIH Hockey World League Round 1 Game
SALAMANCA, Mexico - With the International Hockey Federation's (FIH) Hockey World League Round 1 the first steps in a long process to World Cup qualification, the U.S. Men's National Team knew that every possession, goal and defensive play was critical as they opened up the men's division in Salamanca, Mexico against Barbados. After a scoreless first half, the USMNT found the backboard three times to defeat Barbados by a score of 3-1.
Salamanca welcomes the World League and makes its dream real
Presentation of the World League Round 1 took place in Salamanca
Josefina Chávez Diaz
City dignitaries celebrated hosting the event and invited the guests to the “Siglo XXI” Stadium.
Boys U18 Asia Hockey Cup: Rampant Colts put 14 past Hong Kong
KARACHI: A hat-trick by Khairullah helped Pakistan register a whopping 14-0 win over Hong Kong in the Boys U18 Asia Hockey Cup as the Colts progressed to the semi-finals of the event at the Maulana Bhashani Hockey Stadium in Dhaka, Bangladesh yesterday.
Dhaka evoke mixed feeling for Indian hockey
When a chronicler thinks of Dhaka in the hockey context, what must strike him tellingly is difficult to say. The city offered India telling victory and also telling blow. Around the same time Pullela Gopi Chand, who mentored Saina Newal and PV Sindhu, both Olympic medallist, won his All England Badminton Championship, around the same time VV Laxman set the Kolkata turf on fire against Australia to win a historic cricket test, Indian hockey players silently silenced Pakistan in a tie-break to win an invitational tournament, Prime Minister Cup. 26 years ago, on the same turf, Indian men lost the Asia Cup title to Pakistan, but their misconduct against Japan umpire led to the nation touch nadir within a year as a repercussion.
OTHL boy makes it to Indian National team
After sweating for six years amidst hundreds of urban poor from five metro cities of India, and after earning a plethora of acclaim from Hockey India to President of India for the concept and execution, the globally known One Thousand Hockey Legs project got a return gift from one of the stakeholders this week when its Delhi boy Kishore Arya, 17, got selected for India’s National team for the fourth Sub-Junior Asia Cup.
Bell ready for massive weekend for Banbridge
Banbridge’s Matthew Bell says his first experience of the EHL “was unlike anything I had ever experienced before” when, as a teenager, he made his debut in the competition.
Cruising Amira Sailors top women's league standings
By BRIAN YONGA
Francis Kariuki of Strathmore University controls the ball during their Kenya Hockey Union men's Premier League match against Nakuru Club on September 25, 2016. PHOTO | MARTIN MUKANGU | NATION MEDIA GROUP
Newcomers Amira Sailors are surprise leaders of Kenya Hockey Union women’s Premier League standings after the weekend’s round of matches.
Canterbury hand back Ramesh Patel Shield after Midlands declared rightful winners
ROBERT VAN ROYEN
Jenny Storey helped Canterbury win the women's NHL title, but the Ramesh Patel Shield is gone. John Davidson
Canterbury Hockey has handed back the Ramesh Patel Shield it was wrongly presented with less than a fortnight ago.
Hockey World League action gets underway in Salamanca
Men's and women's teams compete for automatic qualification for HWL R2
It’s Hockey World League (HWL) Round One time in Salamanca, Mexico, as four men’s teams and three women’s teams from across the Pan American region take to the pitch and resume old continental rivalries.
PHL is the future of SA hockey
by Ken Borland
The Milo Maropeng Cavemen, who mixed a core of the triumphant Southern Gauteng interprovincial team with bright talents from elsewhere in the country, claimed the inaugural Premier Hockey League title at the weekend in what captain Rassie Pieterse said was a sign of the future direction South African hockey needs to take.
England Hockey League leaders remain unbeaten
By Mike Haymonds
MARK Gleghorne scored a hat-trick in Beeston’s 3-2 win over Brooklands Manchester University which kept his side in third place in the Premier Division as all the top teams earned victories on the second day of the season.
Jackson returns to East Grinstead from Holcombe
English Olympian Ashley Jackson will return “home” to East Grinstead from Holcombe this week following a year with the Kent club but he never fully settled in the new environment.
Bees buzzing after Friday Night Lights
Beestons Esme Burge celebrates scoring the first goal Credit David Kissman
Beeston ran out 4-0 winners over Belper in the Investec Women’s North Conference in front of a bumper crowd under the lights at the Nottingham Hockey Centre this past Friday night.
Newcomers Amira oust Orange from league lead
By Elizabeth Mburugu
KENYA HOCKEY UNION LADIES PREMIER LEAGUE Amira Sailors' Jedida Zawadi and Grace Wangari, left, of Kenyatta University during Kenya Hockey Union Premier Women's League at City Park on Saturday, July 23, 2016. [PHOTO: JONAH ONYANGO/STANDARD]
New kids on the block Amira Sailors leaped to the summit of the Kenya Hockey Union women’s league table following their 5-0 victory over Daystar University.
Field Hockey Freshman Bente van Vlijmen Nets Three of Five Weekend Scores
By Sophia C. DiCara
Freshman forward Bente van Vlijmen had a stellar weekend for the field hockey squad, scoring three of Harvard’s five goals to lead the group over Yale by a 2-0 score and No. 19 Maine by a 3-1 count.
Maryland field hockey overcame a slow start at Iowa but didn’t recover two days later
By James Crabtree-Hannigan
After No. 6 Maryland field hockey's 4-2 win at No. 15 Iowa on Friday, coach Missy Meharg was happy with the result but didn't feel her team played its best.
Reviving hockey: PHF promises jobs to the jobless
By Nabil Tahir
KARACHI: In a massive step that was long overdue and would go a long way in reviving hockey in the country, Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has asked unemployed players to contact them so that they could be accommodated with jobs in different departments.
Kampong JC1 win Dutch ABN AMRO Junior EHL qualifier
Kampong’s Under-14 “JC1” team kept alive the club’s hopes of retaining the ABN AMBRO Junior EHL as they won the Dutch qualifying rounds at Almere on Sunday.
Scottish U16 and U18 Boys Inter Districts
Glasgow National Hockey Centre played host to the U16/U18 Boys Inter Districts, the first event in the Youth Calendar for season 2016-2017.
Massey University preferred site for new hockey turf
Palmerston North is to get a new hockey turf. Warwick Smith
A new internationally recognised hockey turf looks set to be built at Massey University, New Zealand, which is committing $1 million to the project.
Jasmer Singh – Kenya’s Multi Talented Sportsman (1930 – 2016)
by Dil Bahra
Kenya's sport has lost one of its most well known and longest serving sports personalities with the passing of Jasmer Singh Grewal on Wednesday.
High Performance Director role
Recruitment campaign launched for new HPD
Hockey Australia has commenced the search for its new High Performance Director.