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News for 29 August 2021

All the news for Sunday 29 August 2021

Junior Pan American Championship 2021 - Finals
Santiago (CHI)


28 Aug 2021     TTO v MEX (5th-6th Place)      4 - 5
28 Aug 2021     CAN v USA (3rd-4th Place)     1 - 1 (3 - 4 SO)
28 Aug 2021     ARG v CHI (Final)                    1 - 1 (2 - 3 SO)

Men – Final Standings:
1) Chile
2) Argentina
3) USA
4) Canada
5) Mexico
6) Trinidad & Tobago
7) Brazil


28 Aug 2021    CHI v USA (3rd-4th Place)     1 - 1 (2 - 3 SO)
28 Aug 2021     CAN v URU (Final)                1 - 0

Women – Final Standings:
1) Canada
2) Uruguay
3) USA
4) Chile
5) Argentina
6) Trinidad & Tobago

FIH Match Centre

Chile Men and Canada Women Junior Pan American Champions

Macarena Ilabaca Burrows

Canada v Uruguay. Photo: Rodrigo Jaramillo

Men – Final: Argentina v Chile (1-1 shoot-out 2-3)

A tough match, which at times had the Argentine team as leader in pressure and others both in favor of Chile. A long-awaited final that was accompanied by full of fans and hockey family who shouted and especially cheered for the local.

Team Canada defeats Uruguay and claims historic Pan American gold

Canadian Junior Women’s National Team close out an undefeated Pan American Games with 1-0 win over Uruguay in the championship match

Feature Photo: Rodrigo Jaramillo (PAHF)

After playing to a 0-0 draw in pool play, Canada took down Uruguay in the finals, capping off an incredible undefeated run at the 2021 Pan American Games. The gold medal is the first in program history and first Canadian women’s Pan American gold registered at any level.

Junior World Cup Bound: U-22 USWNT Win JPAC Bronze After Defeating Chile in Shootout


SANTIAGO, Chile – With a medal and berth to the 2021 FIH Hockey Women’s Junior World Cup (JWC) on the line, the U.S. U-22 Women’s National Team delivered in nail-biting fashion after defeating Chile in a shootout to claim bronze at the 2021 Junior Pan American Championship. Tied 1-1 after regulation, it went down to the final round of the shootout for USA to prevail 3-2 and earn the JPAC bronze and trip to South Africa in December.

Crouse, USA Field Hockey Advance to Junior World Cup

SANTIAGO, Chile – The Duke field hockey team didn't have a game of its own Saturday, but the Blue Devils celebrated nonetheless as senior Leah Crouse helped the U21/22 U.S. National Team capture bronze at the Junior Pan American Championship. The United States defeated Chile in a shootout to earn the final spot for the 2021 FIH Junior World Cup in December.

U-22 USMNT Bring Home JPAC Bronze After Beating Canada in Shootout


SANTIAGO, Chile – For the second time in Junior Pan American Championship history, the U.S. U-22 Men’s National Team are bringing home bronze after beating Canada in a shootout. Deadlocked at 1-1 following regulation, the shootout went down to the final person where USA capitalized on a foul and converted the penalty stroke to win the 2021 JPAC bronze.

Marcano nets hat-trick, T&T beaten for 5th spot

by Nigel Simon

T&T’s Joel Daniel and Mexico’s Brain Rangel battle for the ball in their fifth spot playoff at the Junior Men’s Pan American Hockey Championship at the Prince of Wales Country Club, Santiago, Chile on Saturday. Photo: Rodrigo Jaramillo

England-based T&T junior men’s hockey team captain Teague Marcano scored a hat-trick but it wasn’t enough to stop his team from a 5-4 defeat in their fifth spot playoff match at the Junior Pan American Hockey Championship on Saturday.

Junior T&T stickmen clobber Brazil for 7th spot

by Walter Alibey

Aidan Marcano scored two golas in T&T's junior men's hockey team 4-2 victory over Brazil On Friday at the Junior Pan American Championship in Santiago, Chile. T&T finished in seventh place.

A double strike by Aidan Marcano guided T&T's junior men's hockey team to a 4-2 victory over Brazil yesterday and assured them the overall seventh position in the Junior Pan American Championship in Santiago, Chile.

Amsterdam legend Bakker retires from top hockey

Billy Bakker said goodbye to top hockey after 14 seasons with AH&BC Amsterdam’s first team this week, confirming his intentional retire both from the first team and from the Netherlands squad.

Nehru Hockey Society will honour Olympic umpires Javed and Raghu Prasad today

The duo are unheralded heroes of India at Tokyo, where Indian hockey took rebirth. Both Javed Sheikh and Raghu Prasad held Indian laurels high officiating as FIH Umpires. It was the duo’s second successive Olympic assignment too. Their feat did not go unnoticed, as Delhi based Jawaharl Lal Nehru Hockey Tournament Society, a vibrant organization since inception in 1964, will be honouring them today.

Hockey ‘one of most talked about Olympic sports on social media’

India celebrate history after beating the Hockeyroos. PIC: REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji

Analysing social media trends during the Olympics and other major sporting events has become the norm these days. Some data is on the money, while other research seems skewed.

Senior Women begin World Cup Qualifier Preparation with GB Challenge

The interim coaching team of Chris Duncan and Vikki Bunce have named a 20 player squad for a two match series against the Great Britain Elite Development Programme (EDP) at Peffermill, Edinburgh. The matches will take place on Sunday and Monday with PB’s at 6.15pm and 7.30pm respectively.

Holding CM Punjab Women Hockey to help revive game: Taimoor  

LAHORE - Punjab Minister for Sports and Youth Affairs Rai Taimoor Khan Bhatti on Saturday said Sports Board Punjab is going to organise 1st Chief Minister Punjab 5-a-Side National Women Hockey Championship from Sept 7-12, which is definitely a historic measure for the promotion of hockey in the province. Taimoor said all provinces and top departments will participate in this event scheduled to be staged at the National Hockey Stadium.

Futures Cup 2021 Victors Decided

In the final day of Futures Cup 2021, four victors were crowned in what was another high-quality day of action.

Major Dhyan Chand would have been proud of India's hockey medal in Tokyo Olympics: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand would have been proud to see India winning a medal in Hockey at the Tokyo Olympics.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi (PTI/File photo)

On the birth anniversary of hockey legend Major Dhyan Chand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he would have been proud to see India winning a medal in Hockey at the Tokyo Olympics.

On National Sports Day, Former Coach Michael Nobbs Warns Indian Hockey Team Against Complacency

Nobbs tells Hockey India to revive the Premier Hockey League for men and start one for women

Soumitra Bose

India defeated Germany 5-4 in a thrilling bronze medal play-off to win an Olympic medal after 41 years. AP/PTI Photo

Former head coach of the Indian men’s hockey team Michael Nobbs has said that India has shown amazing improvement in the mindset that helped them win a bronze medal at the recently concluded Tokyo Olympics. India defeated Germany 5-4 in a thrilling encounter to win an Olympic medal after 41 years. India had won a gold medal in Moscow 1980 and then slipped down the international ladder for several reasons. On National Sports Day, celebrated on hockey wizard Dhyan Chand’s birthday on August 29, Nobbs, a former Australian international and Olympian, said Indian hockey is surely on the ascendency. Excerpts from an interview.

National Sports Day: How Allahabad forgot Dhyan Chand was one of their own

The same city has an Amitabh Bachchan Sports complex but has conveniently forgotten the Wizard of World Hockey

By C.C. Chengappa

Dhyan Chand (Source: Wikipedia)

Enough and more has been said about Dhyan Chand. There have been countless anecdotes, goal reels and match accounts that have done the rounds ever since he picked up the Hockey stick and displayed his skills back in the da. But all of what shall be said in the future about him shall be taken in good faith because there are no restrictions on the praise and tributes one can give to the Wizard of World Hockey. However, there is one very glaring aspect of Dhyan Chand's legacy that has not been given adequate attention.

"It is a pity Dhyan Chand has not been conferred the Bharat Ratna" - Hockey great Gurbux Singh

On the birth anniversary of hockey great Dhyan Chand, celebrated as National Sports Day, let's take a look at what Gurbux Singh had written about the legend in his book.

By Gurbux Singh

Dhyan Chand

It is extremely challenging to write about this iconic hockey wizard — "Dada", as he was known to close circles. I must admit none of our generation, including myself, were fortunate enough to see him play in his prime. Still, those who saw him and played alongside him, considered him to be the greatest they had seen in their life.

Field Hockey Drops Home Opener

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. —The CMU field hockey team dropped their 2021 season opener 3-2 to Indiana in a non-conference matchup on Friday at Cristy Freese Field.

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