Three teams dominate women's Black Sticks squad
By David Leggat
Stacey Michelsen (L) celebrates Deanna Ritchie's goal. Vantage Black Sticks Women vs India. International Hockey. Rosa Birch Park, Pukekohe, Auckland, New Zealand. Wednesday 17 May 2017 © Cop
Three teams provide the lions share of the Black Sticks women's hockey squad for next months' World League semifinal in Brussels.
Experienced Black Sticks squad selected for World League semi-final
Kirsten Pearce, right, and Stacey Michelsen will be key contributors for the Black Sticks in Belgium. Andrew Cornaga / www.photosport.
The Black Sticks women have named an experienced squad for June's World League semi-final tournament in Belgium with 10 players boasting 100 caps or more.
Kampong end 32-year wait for Dutch title with dramatic victory
SV Kampong won the Dutch Hoofdklasse for the first time in 32 years as they won a shoot-out for the second time in four days against Rotterdam to spark massive celebrations in Utrecht.
Körper’s four fires HTHC to 14-goal thriller win and a playoff place
Harvestehuder THC completed the line-up for the German playoffs following an amazing final game of the season, winning 8-6 against Club an der Alster with four goals in the closing seven minutes.
Dragons ease to tenth Belgian national title
KHC Dragons won the Belgian title for a third successive season with a devastating 9-2 aggregate win over Herakles following the two legs this weekend.
Racing secure EHL spot with demolition of Waterloo Ducks
Racing Club de Bruxelles dominated their EHL playoff decider against Waterloo Ducks, winning out 10-4 overall to secure a place in ROUND1 next October courtesy of the success.
Ward back in black with Beeston for next season
Sam Ward will return to Beeston from Holcombe in an eye-catching transfer in the English league as the Nottingham club look to get back into the EHL frame.
Rampant Police recover to leave Sikh Union in ruins
By BRIAN YONGA
Willis Malesi of Western Jaguars (left) tries to tackle Vincent Odindo of Kenya Police during their Kenya Hockey Union men's Premier League match at City Park Stadium on May 14, 2017. Police won 4-0. PHOTO | MARTIN MUKANGU | NATION MEDIA GROUP
Kenya Police on Sunday came from behind to beat Sikh Union Nairobi 3-1 in a Kenya Hockey Union(KHU) men’s Premier League match at City Park Stadium.
UWHA & Punjab Whites remain only unbeaten sides in CM CUP
Seven team are in the fray at the 5th Chief Minister Women Gold Cup Hockey Tournament at the National Hockey Stadium, Lahore which started on May 17th.
Pak Veterans win Hockey League
Former International Safdar Abbas receives the winning trophy from the chief guest Mrs. Tehsin Munawwar-uz-Zaman after the final on Saturday.
KARACHI: Back-to-back goals before the fag end helped Pak Veterans Hockey Club rout AO Hockey Club 2-0 in exciting final to win the late Olympian Munawwar-uz-Zaman Veterans Hockey League at the Olympian Iftikhar Syed Sports Academy (OISSA) on Saturday evening.
Hockey Chandigarh clinches title
A walk in the park: Hockey Chandigarh dominated from the start to win 4-0 against SAI
Hockey Chandigarh clinched the seventh Hockey India sub-junior boys’ National championship 2017 (‘A’ Division) title after registering a fluent 4-0 victory over Sports Authority of India in the final here on Sunday.
SSTMI clinch seventh MJHL overall title
by Aftar Singh
Happy bunch: SSTMI Thunderbolt players and officials posing with the trophies and prizes after clinching the MJHL overall title last night. — M. AZHAR ARIF/The Star
KUALA LUMPUR: It is seventh heaven for Tunku Mahkota Ismail Sports School (SSTMI)-Thunderbolt in the Malaysian Junior Hockey League (MJHL).
Panama National Hockey Five Championship, Penonomé 2017
Penonomé, Panama - May 6-7, 2017
National Hockey Five Championship - Penonomé, Panama
Saturday May 6th, a parade through the main avenues of Penonomé City, Province of Coclé, celebrated the First National Major Championship of Hockey Five, as it is called in the Olympic Terms.
Manpreet readies himself for the big challenge
The Punjab player says he is confident to lead Team India in the absence of regular captain Sreejesh in the three-nation and World League semi-finals to be held in Europe.
By SAJI CHACKO
Manpreet Singh is happy that he has been named as captain of the Indian team to take take part in the three nation invitation tournament and also the presitigious World League semi-final in England. The 24-year-old was given this responsibility after regular skipper PR Sreejesh has been sidelined with a knee injury during last month’s Azlan Shah hockey tournament in Malaysia.
UWHA and Punjab Teams winners at CM Cup Hockey
In the 5th Chief Minister Women Gold Cup Hockey Tournament at the National Hockey Stadium, Lahore
Butali Warriors show varsity lads no mercy
By BRIAN YONGA
Butali Sugar Warriors players celebrate a goal against Wazalendo during their Kenya Hockey Union (KHU) men’s Premier League match at City Park Stadium, Nairobi on May 7, 2017. PHOTO | MARTIN MUKANGU | NATION MEDIA GROUP
Former champions Butali Sugar Warriors underlined their intentions of reclaiming the title after a 7-0 drubbing of Kenyatta University (KU) Vultures on Saturday in a Kenya Hockey Union men's Premier League match at City Park Stadium.
Time to set things right
by Aftar Singh
The one to beat: SSTMI Thunderbolt striker Mohd Akhimullah Anuar Esook is the top scorer in the MJHL Division One.
KUALA LUMPUR: Pahang Hockey Academy (AHP)-MSP-Thunderbolt have never beaten Tunku Mahkota Ismail Sports School (SSTMI) Thunderbolt since featuring in Division One of the Malaysian Junior Hockey League (MJHL) since 2015.
England Hockey Award Winners 2017
EH Awards Winners 2017 GB
On the evening of the 20th of May, the hockey family came together from all corner of the country to celebrate an incredible year of hockey at the England Hockey Awards Dinner 2017.
Late update Sunday 7 May 2017
My apologies, but hockey commitments get in the way of updating the site completely today. THe Archives have been updated if you want to read the day's news there.
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Indian hockey team's uncharacteristic defensive blips result in Australia loss
India in action against Australia at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. Image courtesy: Twitter/@HockeyIndia
Echoes of the past reverberated in Australia’s 3-1 victory over India at the 26th Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey Tournament in Ipoh.
FIH launches Rules of Hockey app
The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has launched a free ‘Rules of Hockey’ app for iOS and android smartphones.