Malaysia's Mohammad Rashid Baharom (right) dives for the ball during the friendly hockey match against Canada in Malacca on Sunday. Malaysia won the match 5-1 to clinch the three-match series 2-1. - MALEX YAHAYA/ The Star
MALACCA: Malaysia whipped Canada 5-1 in their final three-match hockey series for a 2-1 overall win at the Bukit Serendit Hockey Stadium.
21-0 win over Fiji secures Australia U18 boys' place at Youth Olympic Games
Australia’s under 18 boys will compete at the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China, after guaranteeing a top two finish at the qualifying event in Vanuatu on Monday.
THE national under-18 girls team has almost qualified for the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) that will be held in Nanjing, China in August.
African nations battle for top two spots
The host nation Zambia is all set to make its mark on the international hockey scene at the upcoming African Youth Olympic Qualifier.The event starts on 10 March and the final will be played on 15 March 2014 in the capital city Lusaka.The beautiful venue at the Olympic Youth Development Centre (OYDC) hockey pitch is all set to host the event. South Africa, Kenya, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Zambia will be contesting for the two top slots to qualify for Nanjing Youth Olympics later this year.
Matt Daly celebration for Surbiton
SURBITON clinched the final play-off place in the NOW: Pensions Men’s Hockey Premier Division with an impressive 6-1 win over Canterbury on Sunday.
LUCKNOW: Namdhari XI registered their third consecutive win in Pool A by thrashing Bihar 10-3 in the 4th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2014 (Division B) at Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium on Sunday.
MILO CUP: Wan Roslan's boys prove a shade better than Young Guns in title match
SSTMI Thunderbolts achieved their dream of a third straight Junior Hockey League double when they beat UniKL Young Guns 2-0 in the Milo Cup final at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil yesterday.
By S. Ramaguru
The SSTMI-Thunderbolt players and officials celebrate their Overall Title victory after beating UniKL in the MJHL final on Sunday. - RAYMOND OOI/ The Star
KUALA LUMPUR: SSTMI-Thunderbolt achieved their double for the third time in row in the MHC-Milo-NSC Malaysian Junior Hockey League (MJHL) when they defeated Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) 2-0 in the final for the overall title.
SSTMI Thunderbolts won their third consecutive double in the Milo Junior Hockey League at the National Hockey Stadium by defeating UniKL Young Guns 2-0.
By Jugjet Singh
NATIONAL chief coach K. Dharmaraj made a strong statement to his trainees when he dropped Azzami Abadi from the squad upon landing at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport after their Australian Tour on Sunday night.
There is no room for those who are not committed to the cause.
By ELIZABETH MBURUGU
Orange’s Jackline Jow (left) vies for the ball against Vikings’ Jecinter Nthenya during their Kenya Hockey Union Women’s Premier League match at City Park Stadium, yesterday. [PHOTO: JENIPHER WACHIE/ STANDARD]
Africa Club champions and 15 time National Women’s League champions Orange Telkom, thrashed Vikings ladies 5-0 in a league match at City Park Stadium.
Notre Dame’s Dana-Lee De Gannes, left, goes past the challenge of Shandy Carib Magnolias’ Aime Olton in their T&T Hockey Board Women’s Championship match at the National Hockey Centre, Tacarigua, on Saturday. Photo: Anthony Harris
Blair Wynne scored two second half goals as defending champions Notre Dame came from a two-goal deficit to earn a 3-3 draw with rivals Shandy Carib Magnolias when the T&T Hockey Board Women’s Championship Division resumed at the National Hockey Centre, Tacarigua, on Saturday after the Carnival break.
Samantha Olton scored the lone goal as Providence Girls High School edged champions Holy Name Convent (PoS) 1-0 to bring the curtain down on the Girls Division of the T&T Hockey Board’s Secondary Schools League at the St James Barracks Ground, Western Main Road, St James, on Friday.
He was hailed as a successor to the great Sohail Abbas, one of Pakistan’s most successful hockey players. There were plenty of solid reasons behind the belief that Imran Warsi will go on to emulate the achievements of Sohail Abbas — the short corner specialist who holds the world record for scoring most goals in international hockey.
Olympic Games men’s hockey champs Germany beat South Africa 5-3 in the third and final Test at Hartleyvale in Cape Town Saturday after leading 3-2 at half-time.
The South Africa men’s hockey team has been named to compete in the 23rd Sultan Azlan Shah Cup international tournament at Ipoh, Perak in Malaysia from Thursday, March 13 to Sunday, March 23.
The SA Hockey Association has named the national teams to represent South Africa at the Indoor Hockey World Cup Africa Qualifier tournament in Windhoek, Namibia from April 9 to 13.
MALACCA: Canada snatched a hard-earned 5-4 victory over Malaysia in their second of three international hockey match series at the Bukit Serendit staduim.
A topsy turvy 5-5 draw against New Zealand on Sunday afternoon meant that Australia’s Under 18 boys will have to wait another day in their attempt to qualify for the Youth Olympic Games. In a contest that demonstrated all that is exciting about the new Hockey5s format, Australia’s youngsters put in a composed performance that on another day would have seen them emerge with all three points.
USA Field Hockey is pleased to confirm that the U.S. Women’s National Squad will be taking on the Canadian Women’s National Team in a capped, four-game series next week at Spooky Nook Sports in Lancaster, Pa. The matches on Monday, March 10, Tuesday, March 11, Thursday, March 13, Friday, March 14 will be a final step in the squad’s preparation for the upcoming Champions Challenge in April and the 2014 World Cup. Matches will start at 6.00 p.m. EST
Surbiton's Sarah Page
THREE goals in the last 12 minutes helped Surbiton clinch their place in the end of season play-offs, and ensured they inflicted a 4-1 defeat on leaders Canterbury in the Investec Women’s Hockey League Premier Division.
MILO CUP: UniKL captain Nor Azrul seeks revenge against Thunderbolts
By JUGJET SINGH
UNIKL skipper Nor Azrul Rahman has lost five titles to SSTMI Thunderbolts in three seasons, and he is not about to hand them their third consecutive Milo Cup double when the teams square off today at National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil.
By S. Ramaguru
SSTMI-Thunderbolt won the MJHL Division One title last month without losing a match. They are now aiming to do the double by winning the Overall title against UniKL on Sunday. - Filepic
KUALA LUMPUR: SSTMI-Thunderbolt are looking at equalling a unique record set by another sports school – Bukit Jalil – in the MHC-Milo-NSC Malaysian Junior Hockey League (MJHL).
By S. Ramaguru
KUALA LUMPUR: Universiti Kuala Lumpur (UniKL) skipper Nor Azrul Abdul Rahman has had enough of playing bridesmaid in the MHC-Milo-NSC Malaysian Junior Hockey League (MJHL).
LUCKNOW: Rajasthan got the better of Gujarat 3-2 to register their first victory in Division A of the 4th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship at Major Dhyan Chand Hockey Stadium on Saturday.
Lucknow - Namdhari XI beat Sashastra Seema Bal 1-0 to win their second consecutive match in the 4th Hockey India senior men’s National Championship at Major Dhyan Chand hockey stadium here today.
The Hockey India (HI) junior National championship for men (under-19) will be held in the city from March 24 to April 6. In all, 35 State hockey units will be in the fray with 68 matches scheduled.
LAHORE - The first edition of the Brig Manzoor Hussain Atif Memorial Hockey Tournament will start at the Sargodha Hockey Stadium today (Sunday) with top 10 teams to feature in the event to be continued till March 19. The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) said here on Saturday that the tournament was aimed at to pay tribute to Manzoor Hussain Atif who rendered great services in the promotion of sports especially hockey. He said the teams had been divided into two groups and two matches would be played on the opening day. “Pool-A comprising teams of PIA, Army, Railways, Wapda (B), Punjab while in pool-B NBP, Wapda (A), Police, Navy, PAF will vie for the top honors,” he added. District Coordination Officer (DCO) Tariq Mahmood will be the chief guest on the opening day.
The US Women’s Youth Olympic Team carried tenacity through their matches against Mexico and Argentina as the squad concluded pool play.