USWNT secures first win in series over New Zealand
U.S. Women’s National Field Hockey Team midfielder Katelyn Falgowski (Landenberg, Pa.) picks up the pen to give us a recap of Team USA’s third match against New Zealand.
Days after winning Asiad gold, coach Walsh resigns
Australian blames sporting bureaucracy, says open to re-negotiation
Harpreet Kaur Lamba
Indian hockey coach Terry Walsh on Tuesday put in his papers, weeks after guiding the team to a gold at the Asian Games. On a day of high drama, Walsh cited "difficulty adjusting to the decision-making style of the sporting bureaucracy in India" as the reason behind his move, suggesting his differences with Hockey India and the Sports Authority of India.
Terry Walsh quits as chief coach of national team
A file photo of Terry Walsh who on Tuesday resigned as Indian hockey chief coach over a “pay dispute” with the Sports Authority of India. Photo: S. Subramanium
The resignation, however, is subject to further talks between the parties concerned in the next one month, but the blame game has already begun.
Indian chief coach Terry Walsh resigns
In a shocking development, Indian men's chief coach Terry Walsh has resigned from the post citing both technical issues with the employer Sports Authority of India, and personally taxing toll on his domestic commitments
A self goal for hockey as Terry Walsh quits
NEW DELHI: Indian hockey, only just beginning to savour some form of revival on the international stage, was dealt a fresh blow when chief coach Terry Walsh resigned on Tuesday citing "considerable difficulty adjusting to the decision-making style of the sporting bureaucracy in India".
India hockey coach resigns
Walsh lists bureaucratic system, time away from family as reasons behind the decision
New Delhi - Just when it appeared Indian hockey was heading towards better times, Terry Walsh, the head coach of the men's team, resigned on Tuesday, blaming "sports bureaucracy' for the sudden decision.
India can't afford to let Terry Walsh go
Walsh is an honest man and an honest coach. One has no reason to believe that his concerns aren't honest. We know about the administrative issues that ail hockey (and most things) in India; we know about the interference in selection issues; we all know about the petty politics in the team
Terry Tale: Resignation balloon will blow by morrow
It is certain that the avoidable, unnecessary and untimely resignation of chief coach of Indian hockey, Terry Walsh, will blow over by tomorrow.
Terry Tale: SAI seems caught unawares
The Sports Authority of India supremo, Jiji Thampson has expressed utter surprise on the sudden resignation of Indian men's chief coach Terry Walsh.
Terry Walsh ready to stay, but wants new contract
NEW DELHI: Australian Terry Walsh, who resigned as Indian men's hockey team chief coach because of a "pay dispute", hinted that he was ready to reconsider his decision if he was given a new contract on his terms and conditions by the Sports Authority of India.
Terry Walsh wants to go, but SAI says no
Hockey team's head coach resigns * Cites bureaucratic confines, stress on personal life * Sports Authority of India director-general promises to resolve issues * Says will convince Aussie to stay on
Indian hockey team coach Terry Walsh is findng difficulty in adjusting to the Indian sporting bureaucracy’s decision-making style
The great Indian hockey tamasha refuses to end.
Walsh matter will be resolved, we want him continue: SAI DG
NEW DELHI: Under pressure from all quarters after Indian men's hockey team chief coach Terry Walsh's sudden resignation because of a "pay dispute", the Sports Authority of India sprang into action with its DG Jiji Thomson assuring that the matter will "resolved" between the aggrieved parties.
Sports minister seeks report on Walsh resignation in 24 hours
NEW DELHI: Surprised at chief hockey coach Terry Walsh's sudden resignation, sports minister Sarbanada Sonowal sought a report on the issue from Sports Authority of India and his own secretary within 24 hours.
How a coach went missing in a 'mail' storm
NEW DELHI: "You must be feeling very happy one more person ie Terry Walsh has also resigned." This was Hockey India secretary general Narinder Batra terse mail to Sports Authority of India (SAI) director general Jiji Thomson following chief coach Terry Walsh's resignation on Tuesday. Rather than lament the loss of a credible authority in the dugout, the two sports bodies responsible for the sport were taking petulant potshots at each other.
Latest: Indian hockey coach Terry Walsh withdraws resignation
NEW DELHI: In a massive relief to the Indian hockey, chief coach Terry Walsh, who resigned on Tuesday, has withdrawn his resignation after meeting with Sports Authority of India (SAI), Times Now reported.
Victorious U-21 hockey players return home to rousing welcome
NEW DELHI: The Indian Under-21 hockey team returned home to a rousing welcome after clinching the Sultan of Johor Cup with the upbeat players terming the victory as a stepping stone for bigger challenges ahead.
Shahbaz honours silver winning hockey squad
LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Tuesday announced cash prize of Rs200,000 for each player of the Pakistan hockey squad for winning silver medal in the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea last month.
Holcombe chairman predicts franchised league as Tina Cullen notches 400th goal
By Rod Gilmour
Fight to the top: Holcombe chairman (Kent club's Nicola White pictured in red) can see the day of franchised leagues Photo: PETER SAVAGE / HockeyImages.co.uk
League could be franchised, says South
David South, the Holcombe chairman, believes that a franchised national hockey league set-up “may come back on the agenda”. If national sides were to consistently threaten at major tournaments as well as reach high competitive levels, he says, then then day when Premier Division clubs pay England Hockey to have a franchise in the league could soon be upon us. “England Hockey have pushed the button on central contracts and the clubs will have to follow to an extent,” the property developer said.
Standout rise in the ranks
Leilani Fuikefu, 14, shines in roles anchoring three top hockey teams
By Campbell Burnes
Leilani Fuikefu prefers to let her hockey do the talking. And that hockey could tell a thing or two about a tremendous season for the softly spoken 14-year-old, Year 10 student at Mt Roskill Grammar.
USA edge Black Sticks Women 2-1 in Palmerston North
United States upset Black Sticks to level series
TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE: The Black Sticks' Anita Punt scored with less than four minutes to go but the United States held on to win 2-1 in Palmerston North tonight. Photosport
The United States came back to win their first game of their series against the women's Black Sticks in a frustrating game for the New Zealand side at Palmerston North tonight.
Hockey Champions Trophy online ticket sales begins
Hockey India president Narinder Batra. File photo
Hockey India (HI) on Monday announced the commencement of online ticket sales for the much-awaited Hero Hockey Champions Trophy to be held at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar, Odisha from December 6-14.
By Graham Wilson
Surbiton and Holcombe are at full revs for the standout clash in the women’s Investec League on Saturday.
Schaerweijde and Amsterdam strike late
The Dutch Hoofdklasse enjoyed plenty of late comebacks as Amsterdam stunned HGC while Kampong’s late struggle against Schaerweijde saw OZ move into a share of top spot after seven league games.
Five sides covered by three points in Germany
EHL champions Harvestehuder THC moved into range of the top of the German league with two wins over the weekend, beating Nuremburg 4-3 on Saturday before running up a 4-0 win over Mannheimer on Sunday.
Ducks hit Leuven for six
The Waterloo Ducks put in their most convincing performance of the Belgian Audi Hockey League as they beat previous table-toppers Leuven 6-1 to move into the top half of the table.
Tough Police, Spartans are Sana Cup champions
By CAXTON APOLLO
Nakuru Simba Titus Kimutai (right) dribbles past Kenya Police Willis Okeyo on September 21, 2014 during their National Hockey league match at City Park Stadium. Kenya Police won 5-0. Kenya Police and USIU Spartans hockey teams are the 2014 Sana Cup champions. FILE PHOTO | CHRIS OMOLLO | NATION MEDIA GROUP
Kenya Police and USIU Spartans hockey teams are the 2014 Sana Cup champions.
New kids on the block: Harendra Singh
Most of these junior players had never travelled abroad, let alone experience what it feels like to win an international tournament
Stressing on importance of five Cs — cool, calm, composed, confident, communication — coach Harendra Singh has managed to spring forth a new promise for Indian hockey with junior team retaining Sultan of Johor Cup
Poor outing could be blessing in disguise
By Jugjet Singh
THE Sultan of Johor Cup (SOJC) was not a good outing for Malaysia as far as results are concerned, but it did point out the chinks which need to be ironed out before the Junior Asia Cup in 12 months’ time.
MHC to Arul: Just stick to the juniors
by Aftar Singh
Arulselvaraj (left) explaining something to Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) senior vice-presidents Datuk Nur Azmi Ahmad (right) and Dr S. Shamala in a meeting before the Incheon Asian Games in September. – Bernama
JOHOR BARU: It’s a fact that coach S. Arulselvaraj has taken on more than he can chew.
Pakistan juniors end campaign in last position
KARACHI: Pakistan’s junior hockey team gave substance to Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) chief selector Islahuddin Siddique’s words about their expected performance, finishing last in the six-nation Sultan of Johor Cup Tournament in Johor Baru in Malaysia. At the time of the young team’s departure, the legendary forward had analysed that it would take around four years for the newly-selected squad to deliver noticeable results. The prediction bore fruit as the greenshirts failed to win any of their matches and drew two at the International Hockey Federation (FIH) sanctioned event. After a string of poor performances, Pakistan rounded off their poor campaign with a 3-1 loss on Sunday against hosts Malaysia in the fifth-place playoff.
When Hockey is More than a Game
October is breast cancer awareness month and one Team USA mother is using sport to spread the word
More than 1.7 million people worldwide are diagnosed with breast cancer each year, and although advances in medicines and treatment are being made all the time, these don’t prevent the half a million deaths from breast cancer that occur each year.
Fortescue strengthens link
Gold partner Fortescue signs on for two more years with the Kookaburras
In a major boost for Australia’s most consistently successful national sports team, hockey’s World Champion Kookaburras will continue to be supported by Fortescue Metals Group after the Western Australia-based company extended its relationship with the men’s national team for another two years.