Black Sticks Men end series with draw
Pictured: Richard Bain in action during tonight's game.
The Black Sticks Men have finished off their four test series against Japan with a 3-3 draw at the Coastlands Kapiti Sports Turf tonight.
Strong Japan comeback secures draw with NZ
BLOWN IT: New Zealand's Simon Child shows his disappointment after letting Japan back into the game. Photosport
The Black Sticks men's hockey team blew a 3-0 halftime lead in the final game of their series against Japan, conceding three second half games to record a disappointing 3-3 draw tonight.
On the prowl in Bhubaneswar
Can the Red Lions break into the top echelons of hockey?
The Belgium Red Lions are no longer the under-dogs when they play at major competitions such as the Champions Trophy. Gradual improvement within both the domestic league and the national squad has meant that Jeroen Delmee’s men are now a force to be reckoned, a point highlighted by the fact a recent player survey voted them the breakthrough team of the year.
Who's who on the team bench?
They are the men and women who stay out of the limelight, but they are essential players in their team's success. We meet the people on the sideline.
Omar Associates to help Pakistan hockey team
KARACHI: Leading cricket organiser and chief executive of Omar Associates Nadeem Omar on Saturday said his organisation will be financally supporting and assisting the beleaguered Pakistan hockey team ahead of next month’s Champions Trophy, scheduled to be held in Bhubneshawar, India.
As talk break down, Hockey India president tells Terry Walsh his services aren't required
"I spoke to (Hockey India high-performance director) Roelant Oltmans and he informed me that (HI president Narinder) Batra didn't want me to come back to India as head coach for the Champions Trophy —Terry Walsh
For all you know, the Indian hockey team will go into next month's Champions Trophy without a head coach.
Hockey India tells Terry Walsh his services not required
by Mihir Vasavda
Walsh (R) was told that high performance director Roelant Oltmans (L) will be in charge of the team in the elite eight-nation Champions Trophy. (Express File)
Barely a month after guiding India to the Asian Games gold medal, Terry Walsh’s reign as the chief coach might have finally come to an end. Hockey India president Narinder Batra, it is learnt, has informed Walsh that his services will no longer be required.
Walsh sad about the bitter end
Terry Walsh’s association with Indian hockey is over. The Australian coach, an electrifying scorer in his heyday, was verbally informed on Saturday that his services would not be required anymore as far as Hockey India was concerned.
Roelant Oltmans to coach India at Champions Trophy hockey: reports
Hockey India's High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans instructing the team at a training session. (Hockey India)
Terry Walsh's association with Indian hockey seems to have drawn to a close even though the Australian flew back home saying he would convey his final decision to Sports Authority of India (SAI) over the weekend that ends today.
Hockey India announces junior team for tour of Australia
NEW DELHI: Harjeet Singh will lead India's 18-member junior men's squad during a training-cum-competition trip to Gold Coast Australia from December 2 to 13 as part of the team's build up for the Asia cup next year.
Polished Orange humiliate woeful Egyptians in charge for African title
Telkom Orange players pose with the Kenya Hockey Union women’s Premier League trophy. Orange started their African title defence with a 7-1 thrashing of Egyptian side El Shams in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, on November 22, 2014. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP
Defending champions Orange Telkom launched their Africa hockey Cup of Club championships title defence in style after a 7-0 thrashing of Egyptian side El Shams in their opening game at the Khumalo Hockey Stadium in Bualwayo, Zimbabwe on Saturday.
Flying start for Orange in Africa Cup
By Elizabeth Mburugu
Orange captain Betsy Omalla9lL) and USIU player Racheal Wangui fight for the ball when they played Women League with Strathmore at Citypark. Orange scored 2-0. ON 01/11/14 PHOTO: JENIPHER WACHIE
Champions Orange Telkom began their African hockey Cup of Club championships title campaign on a high, trouncing Shams of Egypt 7-0 at the Khumalo Hockey Stadium in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, yesterday. The African Queens dominated the entire match, forcing the Egyptians to play in their own half for the entire match.
Blackwood hat-trick helps Reading win
Reading debutant Georgie Blackwood v Beeston, Nov 22 2014. Credit David Kissman
Georgie Blackwood smashed home a hat-trick on her first appearance for Reading as they beat Beeston 5-0 in the Investec Women’s Hockey Premier Division.
Nov 28 is Malaysia Hockey League title showdown day
By S. Ramaguru
KUALA LUMPUR: Nov 28 is all that matters to Premier League title contenders Kuala Lumpur Hockey Club (KLHC) and Terengganu Hockey Team.
NCAA Final Four Semi Finals are matches of inches and seconds
This weekend is hockey in its purest form. After exhausting every ounce of energy in regulation time sometimes we’re called upon to find a new layer of strength we didn’t know we possessed. This was the case for the first match of the NCAA DI Semi-Final against No. 4 Syracuse and No. 1 North Carolina in College Park, Md. on Friday. Not giving an inch in regulation time, the game went into overtime knotted with a 2-2 score. The game moved from a grueling back and forth double overtime until sudden death shootouts where Syracuse edged out UNC, earning their ticket to the big dance.
Black Sticks Men secure series win against Japan
Black Sticks have enough to take Japan series
HAVING A GO: Black Stick George Muir tries to work his way through the Japanese defence. Photosport
New Zealand were given another scare by a resilient Japan before sealing their four-test men's series on the Kapiti Coast tonight
NZ win over Japan
A Steve Edwards close range deflection three minutes from the finish gave New Zealand a 2-1 win over Japan in Kapiti tonight.
Mendoza and Bhubaneswar - homes to hockey’s end of year showcase events
As the hockey nations get ready to descend upon Argentina and India, we take a look at what lies in store for players and supporters at the two destinations
(Photo: Frank Uijlenbroek)
Forget the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, Mendoza, host to this year’s Champions Trophy for women, is one of nine Great Capitals of Wine, a prestigious title that makes it a wine connoisseur’s dream location.
Empty spots at the top give younger Black Sticks their chance to shine
By David Leggat
The Black Sticks arrive in Mendoza, Argentina today for the eight-nation Champions Trophy. Photo / Getty Images
New Zealand's best up-and-coming hockey internationals are about to get a top chance to show they belong in the Black Sticks.
‘Hockey team eye improved penalty conversion’
KARACHI: Pakistan hockey team was working hard to improve penalty-corner conversion and penalty shootout for the upcoming Champions Trophy, chief coach Shahnaz Shaikh said on Friday.
HIL announces panel of Indian officials for 2015 event
NEW DELHI: With the third edition of the Hero Hockey India League fast approaching, the organisers on Friday announced the panel of Indian officials for the tournament scheduled from January 22 to February 22.
KLHC closer to title
By Jugjet Singh
UniKL's Patrick Shultz (front) dribbles past Sapura's Norsyafiq Sumantre and Hameet Singh in their MHL match at the National Hockey Stadium in Bukit Jalil yesterday. Pic by Hasriyayah Sabudin
DOUBLE champions Kuala Lumpur Hockey Club (KLHC) demolished Maybank 5-1 to tighten their grip on the Malaysia Hockey League Premier Division League title.
KLHC purring along to hockey title defence
KLHC's Waseem Ahmad (centre) vie for the ball with Maybank's Shahrin Mohamad (left) and Moritz Knobloch during their Malaysia Hockey League match on Friday. - FAIHAN GHANI/The STAR
KUALA LUMPUR: Kuala Lumpur Hockey Club (KLHC) warmed up for their possible title-decider against Terengganu next weekend with a 5-1 win over Maybank in the Premier Division of the Malaysia Hockey League (MHL).
Defending Champion UConn Returns To NCAA Field Hockey Final
By Lori Riley
The UConn field hockey team advanced to its second consecutive national championship game with a 1-0 victory over Albany in the NCAA semifinals Friday night at the University of Maryland.
Syracuse field hockey advances to national championship game with win over North Carolina
College Park, Md. — For the first time in program history, the No. 4 Syracuse University field hockey team has advanced to the NCAA Tournament final with a 3-2 stroke-off win against No. 1 North Carolina in the national semifinals on Friday afternoon. Junior midfielder Alyssa Manley tallied the game-winning goal on the sixth penalty stroke of the stroke-off.
Kenya set for two-pronged continental title hunt
By BRIAN YONGA
Telkom Orange women’s hockey players display the Kenya Hockey Union women’s Premier League trophy. Telkom Orange and Strathmore Scorpions hockey teams will get their campaigns underway at the Africa Cup of Club Championships (ACCA) in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe this weekend. PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP
Telkom Orange and Strathmore Scorpions women’s hockey teams will get their campaigns underway at the Africa Cup of Club Championships (ACCA) in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe this weekend.
Winning Students scholarships for hockey players
Scotland's budding hockey scholars have been included among a group of more than 150 top athletes – including many medallists from the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games – who have been selected for a prestigious scholarship.
U18 club sides prepare for National Competition
The first competition date of the National U18 competition takes place this Sunday 23 November at Peffermill Playing Fields, Edinburgh, with both the boys and girls teams in action.
Meet USA Field Hockey's DIII 2014 MVP Mary Kate Olson
Congratulations to Mary Kate Olson, USA Field Hockey's peer-voted DIII MVP of the 2014 regular season! Learn more about this star standout below.
Hockey Australia seeks High Performance Director
Hockey Australia are looking for a new High Performance Director after incumbent Trisha Heberle announced her intention to stand down from the position last month. INterested candidates should see the job application page for the position and apply from there. Applications close 1 December 2014
Hockey Australia media release
Egbert Carmo Fernandes (1941 – 2014)
by Dil Bahra
Kenya Hockey Team on tour of India, April 1964 Back Row (L - R): Surjeet Singh Jnr,; Saude George; Anthony Vaz; Amar Singh Mangat; Egbert Fernandes; Sang Singh; Edgar Fernandes; Jack Simonian; Jagnandan Singh. Sitting (L - R): Hardev Singh; Hilary Fernandes (V.Capt,); Hardial Singh (Coach); Anthony D'Souza (Manager); Sukdev Singh (Asst Manager); Avtar Singh (Capt.); Alu Mendonca. Ground (L – R): Santokh Singh; Arif Khan; Silu Fernandes; Leslie Pinto; Reynolds D'Souza.
Kenya’s triple hockey Olympian, Egbert Carmo Fernandes, died in Canberra, Australia on 6 November 2014. He was aged 73.