Kookaburras held by Kiwis
Glenn Turner goal helps Kookaburras come from behind in 1-1 draw
Photo credit: Grant Treeby / Treeby Images
The Kookaburras and New Zealand Black Sticks played out a hotly contested 1-1 draw in the second and final match of their Easter Test series in Perth on Saturday evening. Glenn Turner’s close range finish late in the first half earned the Kookaburras a deserved equaliser after they had fallen behind to Kiwi Kane Russell’s deflected early penalty corner.
Black Sticks Men hold Australia to draw
Dean Couzins played in his 300th game.
The Black Sticks Men played out a hotly contested 1-1 draw against world-number-one Australia in the second and final match of their Easter Test series in Perth last night.
Black Sticks men draw 1-1 with Kookaburras
Australia and New Zealand played out a hotly contested 1-1 draw in the second and final match of the men's hockey series in Perth on Saturday night.
India go down 1-2 to Netherlands in final European Tour match
NEW DELHI: Indian men's hockey team slumped to their third defeat on the trot as it lost 1-2 to the Netherlands in their final match of the European tour at the The Hague on Saturday.
India eves draw 2-2 with Ireland, pocket hockey series 2-0
NEW DELHI: The series already in their pocket, Indian eves round off their Ireland tour with a 2-2 draw against the home team in the third and final hockey Test in Dublin.
Injured keeper Roslan out of Champions Challenge I
By Aftar Singh
Du Talake (right) is congratulated by a team-mate after scoring China's third goal against Malaysia on April 19, 2014. China won 5-2.
KUALA LUMPUR: Goalkeeper Roslan Jamaluddin aggravated his ankle injury in a friendly match against China and will not feature in the Champions Challenge I hockey tournament in Kuantan, from April 26.
France lose test series against Belgium
Les Tricolores head off to Kuantan on Monday
(Photo: FIH / Frank Uijlenbroek)
The French national team played two test matches against Belgium before heading off to the Pahang Hockey Champions Challenge I in Kuantan, Malaysia. The Red Lions were the better team in both encounters at Saint-George HC taking away a 5-1 and a 7-2 victory.
Scotland reach double figures with emphatic win over Wales
Scotland Senior Women got their preparations for the forthcoming FIH Champions Challenge off to an emphatic start with a thumping 10-1 win over Wales at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre today.
Dutch defeat for England U18 Girls
England Under-18 girls lost out to a strong Netherlands team in the opening match of their three-game test series at Lilleshall on Saturday.
England U16 Girls lose to Netherlands
England under 16 girls put in a much-improved second-half performance against the Netherlands in what was their first experience of international hockey, but still went down to a 9-0 defeat.
Hockey head coach Shahnaz has a special plan for Asian Games 2014
ISLAMABAD: The newly appointed head coach for the national hockey team, Shahnaz Sheikh, said Saturday that he had an exclusive plan to defend the title in the upcoming Asian Games to be held in South Korea. Pakistan claimed gold medal in the Guangzhou Asian Games four years back in China 2010. Addressing a press conference at Shahnaz Sheikh Hockey Stadium Rawalpindi here, the former Olympian said that his first assignment was to put players in order for the Asian Games to be held in Incheon, South Korea from September 19 to October 4, 2014. "I have completed the paper work of my plan and handed it over to the officials of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF). A training camp will start from May 3 at the Naseer Bunda Hockey Stadium, Pakistan Sports Complex Islamabad," he added.
Unearthing fresh talent top priority: Shahnaz
ISLAMABAD - Newly-appointed Pakistan hockey team head coach Shahnaz Shaikh has admitted that he doesn't have any magical lamp to turn the fortunes of the national team overnight, but promised to put the team on right path in short span of time.
Pakistan hockey needs modern coaches
LAHORE - Former hockey world cupper Qasim Khan has called upon the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) to reconsider its decision of appointing aged Olympians as coaches of the national senior and junior hockey teams.
PHF plans to host international matches
“We are not considering the option of playing at neutral venues, we want to organise our league and international events in the country,” said Mujahid. PHOTO: AFP/FILE
KARACHI: The national game’s authorities are keen on the revival of international hockey in the country and are not willing to stage games at a neutral venue.
India men lose 2-4 to Netherlands in European Tour
NEW DELHI: India fought hard before slumping to its second defeat of the European tour, losing 2-4 to The Netherlands at The Hague.
India lose 2-4 to The Netherlands
India have won 1, lost 2, and drawn 1 game till now
India suffered their second successive defeat of the European hockey tour, losing to The Netherlands 2-4 in the fourth build-up game played at The Hague.
Ireland 2 -2 India (Third test)
Ireland played India in their 3rd and final test drawing 2-2 this evening in front of a packed crowd who enjoyed basking in the evening sunshine as both sides put on a top class display of international hockey.
India hockey eves beat Ireland 2-1, pocket series
NEW DELHI: The Indian women's hockey team continued their impressive show and defeated Ireland 2-1 in a keenly-contested second Test to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series in Dublin.
Eves clinch 3-match series
India rode on strikes from Soundarya Yendala and Sunita Lakra to beat Ireland 2-1 in the second women’s hockey Test and claim the three-match series at Dublin.
Second Test squad
Charlesworth rotates Kookaburras squad for Saturday's Test
Kookaburras national coach Ric Charlesworth has rotated his squad for Saturday's second and final Test against the New Zealand Black Sticks in Perth. As announced earlier in the week, Charlesworth is giving every fit member of the squad the chance to impress during the final run-out ahead of World Cup selection.
Support for festival grows after success of inaugural event
By David Leggat
It's a busy time for NZ hockey, on and off the park.
Canadian women headed to England for test series
Canada’s women’s national field hockey program has selected twenty women to travel overseas for a series of seven matches versus England and Wales from April 27 to May 7.
Racing, Dragons, Harvestehuder and OZ into FINAL 4
KO8, Eindhoven: After yet another brilliant day of action in the Eindhoven sun, four clubs have emerged from the pack to contest the FINAL 4 on Sunday with the ultimate prize moving ever closer to reality.
Top four clubs play for honours in Eindhoven
The EHL draws to its competitive conclusion with two Belgium clubs, a German side and a Dutch team all chasing their first EHL title
Oranje Zwart on their way to quarter final victory. (Photo: Euro Hockey League/Frank Uijlenbroek)
The Euro Hockey League is reaching its exciting climax as four teams prepare to contest the finals tomorrow in Eindhoven. Two Belgium teams, a German side and the host team made it through to the final four after some exciting quarter finals action. None of the final four have lifted the trophy before, and no club from Belgium has yet been crowned an overall winner.
England U18 Boys beat hosts Germany
ENGLAND Under-18 Boys made a winning start to the Easter Four Nations Tournament in Mannheim on Good Friday, beating hosts Germany 3-2 after a strong performance.
Battling show from England U16 Boys
A battling display from England Under-16 Boys was not enough as they went down 2-5 against hosts Germany in their opening match at the Eastern Four Nations Tournament at Mannheim on Good Friday.
Deception life blood of Indian hockey, says Jude Felix
V Narayan Swamy
BANGALORE: Jude Felix is both tutor and pupil. The former India captain, now a coach with the Indian hockey team, says he is as much a student of a game that has dramatically changed since his playing days as he is a master.
World Cup comes to London
by Dil Bahra
Umpires at the London World Cup 1986 Photo: Jean Danet (France)
In our series of the impact Sikhs have had at men’s hockey World Cups, we look at the fifth World Cup held in London in 1986.
Apologies for the late update. For some reason my internet connection is frustratingly slow today. The Archives have finally bee posted and if you don't want to wait for the stories to be posted individually.