Indian women's hockey team wants to win Olympics medal for COVID warriors: Rani Rampal
Rani also informed that the core probables training at the SAI Center in Bengaluru will undergo selection trials this week to pick the team for the Tokyo Games.
Rani Rampal said the vow would also give an added onus to the team to do well in the Olympics. (FILE PHOTO) - FIH
The Indian women's hockey captain Rani Rampal on Tuesday vowed that her team would leave no stone unturned to win a historic medal in the upcoming Olympics and dedicate it to the frontline workers who risked their lives during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A whirlwind few weeks for our Olympic bolter Sean Findlay
Sean Findlay is the 19-year-old go-getter who surprised even himself by making the Tokyo Olympic squad. He has had to overcome the loss of his Mum and having glandular fever in March to get there.
Super-excited Hope Ralph has her eye on a medal in Tokyo
Hope Ralph might be grinning from ear to ear about making the Olympic squad, but the 21-year-old’s thoughts are with her close Taranaki mates Holly Pearson and Anna Crowley who sadly missed out on joining her in Tokyo.
Emily Defroand To Retire From International Hockey
England Hockey and Great Britain Hockey are sad to announce that Emily Defroand is retiring from international hockey.
Emily Defroand: England & Great Britain player forced to retire from international hockey aged 26
England and GB head coach Mark Hager described Emily Defroand as "a player that could read a match and change the momentum of a game"
England and Great Britain's Emily Defroand has retired from international hockey aged 26 after several serious injuries in recent years.
Maryland field hockey adds Scott Tupper to coaching staff
By Wesley Brown
Photo by Steve Bardens/Getty Images
Maryland field hockey announced Monday that Lafayette assistant coach Scott Tupper would join the Terrapin staff as an assistant coach.
High Performance Centre to help revive hockey: DG SBP
LAHORE - Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Secretary Asif Bajwa and Head Coach of national hockey team Olympian Khawaja Junaid called on Director General Sports Punjab Adnan Arshad Aulakh at National Hockey Stadium on Tuesday.
SA Hockey mourns passing on of stalwart 'Ally' Fredericks
South African Hockey on Tuesday announced that Executive Board Member Allistar 'Ally' Fredericks has passed on. Photo: Supplied
CAPE TOWN - South African Hockey on Tuesday announced that Executive Board Member Allistar 'Ally' Fredericks has passed on.
‘A lot of talent’ in Hockeyroos Olympic team
Eight debutants, seven dual Olympians and one heading to her third Games. The Australian Olympic Committee has announced the Hockeyroos team for Tokyo 2020.
Australia selects women's hockey team for Tokyo 2020 but mystery player appeals omission
By Michael Houston
The Australian women's hockey team has been revealed ©Getty Images
Star goalkeeper Rachael Lynch is set to return after being named in Australia's 16-strong squad for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics - but a mystery player has appealed the decision not to select them for the Games.
British-born talent makes Australia’s Hockeyroos Olympic squad
Amy Lawton will become fourth youngest Hockeyroo Olympian PIC: Hockey Australia
British-born rising star Amy Lawton has been named in the Hockeyroos squad for the Tokyo Games after the 19-year-old’s stellar decade rise through the ranks.
Australia announce men's and women's hockey squads for Tokyo 2020
Kookaburras co-captain Eddie Ockenden joins an elite group by making his fourth Olympics while the Hockeyroos boast eight debutants alongside experienced veterans
Want to pay tribute to COVID-19 warriors by winning medal in Tokyo: Manpreet
India have won eight Olympic gold medals in the past but their last top finish came way back in 1980 Moscow Games.
Manpreet Singh is delighted with the commitment and dedication being shown by each and every player in the ongoing selection trials at SAI Bengaluru centre. | File
Indian men’s hockey team captain Manpreet Singh says they will leave no stone unturned to end their four decade-long medal drought at the Tokyo Olympics and has vowed to dedicate the achievement to the country’s COVID-19 warriors.
THE CTM Showdown to assist major men’s preparations.
The South African Hockey Association are pleased to announce the CTM Showdown between the South African Hockey Men and the SA U21 side. The CTM Showdown will take place this week at North West University in Potchefstroom as the two teams contest four matches to assist both with vital preparation.
World record: eighth title in a row for the Orange under Annan
2021-22 Junior & Senior U.S. Women’s National Indoor Teams Named
U.S. Women’s National Indoor Team Head Coach Jun Kentwell
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Following two different tryout weekends and a virtual/online submissions option, U.S. Women’s National Indoor Team Head Coach Jun Kentwell and coaching staff are pleased to name the 2021-22 Junior and Senior Indoor USWNT squads.
Kirandeep excels in sports and studies
By Jugjet Singh
Kirandeep Kaur scored 9As in the recent SPM examinations. - NSTP file pic
THE Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) are really proud of national women's junior player, Kirandeep Kaur who scored 9As in the recent SPM examinations.
EHL Cup 2021 draw and fixture schedule confirmed
The EHL Cup 2021 draw was made at the Wagener Stadium this week at the EuroHockey Championships with the match-ups confirmed for the event in late September and early October.
Old rivalries ignited in new Ford National Hockey Championships
Hockey New Zealand is delighted to welcome to the national calendar the new Ford National Hockey Championships which will see our best Association-based teams striving to be crowned at each level.
CNS All Pakistan Hockey Tournament from August 1
LAHORE - The 3rd Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) All Pakistan Hockey Tournament under the auspices of Naval Sports Directorate will be played at Abdul Sattar Hockey Stadium Karachi from August 1 to 8.
Six Tar Heels Earn All-ACC Academic Field Hockey Honors
By: UNC Athletic Communications
Bryn Boylan (6) and Erin Matson (1) were among six Tar Heels named to the All-ACC Academic Team.
Six Tar Heel field hockey players have added another honor to an already successful school year. Bryn Boylan, Erin Matson, Abby Pitcairn, Meredith Sholder, Eva Smolenaars and Cassie Sumfest have been named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Team, announced Monday by the league.
Massachusetts Field Hockey Welcomes Assistant Coach Roxy Coetzee-Turner
Fifteen-year coaching veteran joins Minutewomen staff ahead of 2021 season
AMHERST, Mass. – University of Massachusetts field hockey and head coach Barb Weinberg announced on Monday that Roxy Coetzee-Turner has joined the program as assistant coach. Coetzee-Turner brings 15 years of coaching experience to the Minutewomen, having most recently spent the 2019 season in a similar role at Amherst College.
Allistar "Ally" Fredricks
RIP Allistar Fredericks
It with great sadness that we have to announce the passing of Allistar Grant Fredericks.
Ally died of cardiac arrest in the early hours of the morning.
He will be sorely missed by many.
Ally was a hockey legend. MHSRIP.
Alistar Fredericks (2 September 1971 - 15 June 2021) was a South African former field hockey player who competed in the Atlanta 1996 Summer Olympics. And the first person of colour to represent the SA men’s hockey team post SA sports unification.
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