Summer series showdown ends with knowledge and momentum gain for U.S. Men's National Team
CHULA VISTA, Calif. - Today's final match of a five game tournament against Argentina was the culmination of an incredible summer for the U.S. Men's National Team.
Women's roster named for World League 1 tournament in September
Competition to take place in Guadalajara, Mexico September 11-14
Vancouver, BC - Eighteen athletes have been named to the Canadian Women's National Team which will travel to Guadalajara, Mexico to compete in World League 1 September 11-14, 2014.
WP Peninsula cause biggest upset in SA domestic hockey history
JONATHAN COOK at Queensmead
Southern Gauteng's Brandon Panther in possession as Northern Blues' Ross Gonsalves challenges during Southerns' 4-2 win in the semi-finals of the elite A Section in the Greenfields Men's IPT at Queensmead in Durban Friday. Photo: SUPPLIED
It is still going to be the classic battle of South Africa’s hockey heavyweights, Western Province and Southern Gauteng, in the final of the Greenfields Men’s Interprovincial at Queensmead in Durban come 4.30pm Saturday - except this time it’s going to be a different Western Province team wearing different colours.
Panchia brothers a triple threat at NHL
By David Leggat
Hockey trio Arun (left), Daniel and Jared Panchia, who play for Auckland. The elder two, Arun and Daniel, are also Black Sticks. Photo / Dean Purcell
Consider the sibling rivalry around the Panchia house a few years ago.
New hockey stadium inaugurated in Raipur
RAIPUR: A brand new international hockey stadium with a blue artificial turf was inaugurated on Friday to celebrate the National Sports Day -- the 109th birth anniversary of the legendary Major Dhyan Chand.
Let's celebrate Dhyan Chand by following him: Sonowal
NEW DELHI: Paying tribute to Major Dhyan Chand on his 109th birth anniversary, which is being celebrated as the National Sports Day, sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Friday said the best way to honour the hockey wizard's memory is to inculcate the qualities he displayed on the field.
Postal Club thump Cantt Club 13-0 in memorial hockey
QUETTA: Chief guest MPA Tahir Mahmood poses with teams before the inaugural match of the All-Quetta Baber Memorial Hockey Tournament on Friday.
QUETTA: Former Pakistan hockey captain Shakeel Abbasi displayed brilliant form to score six goals as Postal Hockey Club destroyed Cantt Hockey Club 13-0 in the opening match of the All-Quetta Baber Zaman Memorial Hockey Tournament at the General Musa Hockey Stadium here on Friday.
20th Marist tourney
Martin Fong competes in the Valerie Daveta Memorial hockey tournament in Suva. Picture: SUPPLIED
THE Marist Hockey Club will engage in community activities as they prepare to host the annual Marist Hockey Tournament next month.
HWL R1 Preview: Close women’s contest predicted in Czech Republic
Road to Rio: Hockey World League R1 - Women - Hradec Králové (CZE)
Czech Republic in action at the Hockey World League Round 2 event in Valencia (ESP), 2013. (Photo: FIH / SH Images)
The Hockey World League, the tournament that makes the dream of reaching the Rio 2016 Olympic Games a possibility for every hockey playing nation, returns to action this September. In the fourth of our Round 1 event previews, we head back to Czech Republic to look at the women’s tournament featuring the host nation (FIH World Ranking: 35), France (WR: 25), Austria (WR: 26) and Turkey (WR: 39) battling it out to claim a coveted place in Round 2.
WP and Gauteng semi-final derbies sure to set Queensmead alight
JONATHAN COOK at Queensmead
Eastern Province's Dalan Phillips (right) and Brad Logan race for the ball during defending champs Tuffy Western Province's 6-1 win in the Greenfields Men's Interprovincial at Queensmead in Durban Thursday. Photo: GAVIN NEL
Thrilling hockey characterised the final round of Pool A and B matches in the elite A Section and the promotion division, or B Section of the Greenfields Men’s Interprovincial at Queensmead and the Three Schools Trust pitch in Durban Thursday.
Kumar aims to go all out in his last Asian Games
By Aftar Singh
S. Kumar made his debut in the 2002 Busan Asian Games, helping Malaysia to the bronze medal.
KUALA LUMPUR: Next month’s Incheon assignment will be the fourth and last Asia Games for Malaysian hockey goalkeeper S. Kumar.
Dharmaraj re-designated as development coach
By S. Ramaguru
K. Dharmaraj is the new hockey development coach.
KUALA LUMPUR: Former Malaysian national hockey coach K. Dharmaraj has been re-designated as a development coach by the National Sports Council (NSC) and will work with the 1MAS programme.
India, Pakistan proposal not practical, says MHC’s sec-gen
By S. Ramaguru
KUALA LUMPUR: India and Pakistan want to hold practice matches with the Malaysian hockey team in preparation for the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, from Sept 19-Oct 4.
Surprise names in Dutch 33-man squad
Kampong's Eric Bouwens and Martijn Havenga along with Oranje Zwart's Niek van der Schoot are among the surprise names in the first Dutch squad of 33 players named by Max Caldas earlier today.
Scotland youths to compete at Sainsbury's School Games
Two strong youth sides will be representing Scotland in front of a sell-out crowd at the Sainsbury’s School Games held in Manchester at the beginning of September.
SAI shifts women’s camp to Delhi
Chandigarh - A day after the Indian women’s hockey team coach reiterated Hockey India’s (HI) complaints that the turf at NIS, Patiala, was dangerous, the Sports Authority of India today closed the turf for repairs and shifted the national camp to New Delhi.
History beckons Saket School as it plays its second successive Nehru Dhyan Chand Cup tomorrow
One Thousand Hockey Legs’ outfit, Government Boys School, J Block, Saket have entered the final of the second Nehru-Dhyan Chand Sports Day Cup, after defeating fighting another OTHL member school, Govt. Co-Ed Sarvodaya School, Shapurjat 5-1 today at the picturesque Shivaji Stadium.
Where are they now? Pt. 3
We look at the coaching staff that masterminded the 2004 Olympic gold medal
Ten years ago this week the Australian men’s hockey team made Aussie sporting history in Athens, Hockey Australia takes a look at those who helped mastermind the country’s first men's Olympic gold medal and asks “where are they now?”.
HI wishes Dhyan Chand on his 109th birth anniversary
NEW DELHI: On the eve of the 109th birthday anniversary of Major Dhyan Chand, Hockey India on Thursday wishes him and his family and thanks legendary player for his contribution to the sport.
Real tribute to Dadda is to ignite passion for hockey
On the 109th birth anniversary of hockey wizard Dhyan Chand, who is lovingly remembered as 'Dadda', a new spark of hope ignites for hockey. Born on August 29, 1905, he had given hockey a totally different colour with his splendid game.
When hockey wizard’s son brought glory
Kanpur: It was 1975. India was playing against Pakistan in the third edition of Hockey World Cup at Kuala Lampur, Malaysia. The Merdeka Stadium was packed with hardly any voice of support for India but this did not deter the team. The Indian team was full of 'josh' and 'jazba' to win the game. The Pakistani team too eyed the ball. Zahid Sheikh gave Pakistan a 1-0 lead. Surjit Singh equalized through a penalty corner. In the pulsating situation, both teams went all out to bang the winning goal for the title. It could have been Pakistan's second World Cup but Ashok Kumar did not let it happen and scored the all-important winning goal to achieve India's lone triumph in World Cup.
Hockey scene in India better than Pakistan: PHF secretary
Pakistan Hockey Federation secretary Rana Mujahid is "frustrated" that the national sport is struggling to lure sponsors due to lack of international success in recent years and felt the scene was much better in India.
Ireland lose out a narrow 1-2 to Spain
Ireland lost a narrow 2-1 to the higher ranked Spain tonight as the Electric Ireland 3 Nations series continues at the National Hockey Stadium in UCD.