All the news for Sunday 5 December 2021
FIH Odisha Hockey Men's Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021 - 5 December
All times GMT +5:30
4 Dec 2021 USA v EGY (15th-16th Place) 2 - 2 (3 - 0 SO)
4 Dec 2021 CAN v CHI (13th-14th Place) 2 - 1
4 Dec 2021 PAK v POL (11th-12th Place) 5 - 0
4 Dec 2021 RSA v KOR (9th-10th Place) 4 - 0
5 Dec 2021 10:30 ESP v MAS (7th-8th Place) -
5 Dec 2021 13:30 BEL v NED (5th-6th Place) -
5 Dec 2021 16:30 IND v FRA (3rd-4th Place) -
5 Dec 2021 19:30 GER v ARG (Final) -
MJWC: South Africa men claim best ever Junior World Cup finish in Bhubaneswar
Day 10: South Africa produced a superb display to defeat Korea and secure their best ever finish at a men’s Junior World Cup as the 9th to 16th classification positions were decided in Bhubaneswar.
South Africa finish record high of 9th following defeat of Korea
South Africa and Korea completed their Junior World Cup 2021 journey as they played out the 9th place playoff. For the Korean’s it was on opportunity to end the tournament that had far loftier ambitions on a high, while the South Africans had the opportunity to complete their highest ever Junior World Cup finish, something they had at least earned a share of before the game.
U-21 USMNT with Impressive Comeback Captures JWC Victory in Shootout Win Over Egypt
IMAGES TAKEN BY WORLD SPORT PICS & FIH/HOCKEY INDIA
BHUBANESWAR, India – As heavy rain saturated the pitch at the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s Junior World Cup, the U.S. U-21 Men’s National Team met Egypt in the 15th/16th place game. Trailing 0-2 heading into the final quarter, USA came from behind to tie the game within the final minute of regulation and defeat Egypt in a shootout to capture the victory.
An Indian revolution needed vs France
The downpour caused due to the cyclone Jawad may render pitch condtitons tough. AP/PTI
Hopes of their title defence shattered, a demoralised India would look to put behind the disappointment quickly and avenge their opening game defeat to France in
With no HIL experience on their CVs, India’s junior hockey players found wanting in big World Cup game
Hockey India League helped players become fearless and cross the mental barrier; it's needed to ensure next generation of players share same traits
By Mihir Vasavda
Indian colts in action against Germany in the semi finals of the junior hockey world cup (Twitter/Hockey India)
Ric Charlesworth isn’t one for hot takes. But he knew exactly how Indian hockey turned a corner. It was when, the pioneering Australian coach said, the players ‘realised that the international players only had two arms and two legs, just like they do.’
Junior World Cup Hockey Awards, and how these will be selected
The following Awards will be presented after the final of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021, on 5 December, at the Kalinga Stadium:
Donghae Women's Asian Champions Trophy 2021 - 5 December
All times GMT +9
5 Dec 2021 10:30 CHN v MAS (RR) Postponed - Covid
5 Dec 2021 IND v THA (RR) 13 - 0
5 Dec 2021 15:00 KOR v JPN (RR) -
6 Dec 2021 10:30 IND v MAS (RR) Postponed - Covid
6 Dec 2021 12:45 CHN v JPN (RR) -
6 Dec 2021 15:00 THA v KOR (RR) -
India to take on Thailand in opener - watch live streaming
The top six hockey teams from Asia will compete for the title in Donghae, South Korea. Watch the Women's Asian Champions Trophy live!
By Aarish Ansari
Picture by 2014 Getty Images
The women’s Indian hockey team will compete at the Women’s Asian Champions Trophy 2021 in Donghae, South Korea from December 5.
Covid-hit Malaysia barred from opening two ACT matches
By Jugjet Singh
KUALA LUMPUR: The Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) tried their best, even attending a marathon three-hour meeting with Donghae health officials, but in the end, Malaysia were politely denied playing time in the Asian Champions Trophy (ACT), which starts on Sunday. -Pic credit to MHC.org
KUALA LUMPUR: The Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) tried their best, even attending a marathon three-hour meeting with Donghae health officials, but in the end, Malaysia were politely denied playing time in the Asian Champions Trophy (ACT), which starts on Sunday.
Malaysia forced to miss tomorrow's opener at Women's Asian Champions Trophy due to COVID-19
By Patrick Burke
South Korea are the defending champions of the Women’s Asian Champions Trophy ©Getty Images
The delayed Women’s Hockey Asian Champions Trophy is set to begin in Donghae tomorrow, but Malaysia will be absent from at least the first two days of competition due to COVID-19 issues.
Malaysian women’s hockey team quarantined in South Korea
The Malaysian players and officials have been quarantined since Dec 1 after a player was confirmed to be positive for Covid-19 upon arrival. (Bernama pic)
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian women’s hockey team’s opening match against China in the 2021 Women’s Asian Champions Trophy scheduled for today in Donghae, South Korea, has been called off after one of the players tested positive for Covid-19.
India hope to make a winning start in women's Asian Champions Trophy
India had won the ACT title in 2016 before finishing runners-up to tournament hosts Korea in the same city in the 2018 edition.
Indian Women Hockey Team at Tokyo Olympics (Source: Hockey India)
The Indian women's hockey team would look to begin its Asian Champions Trophy campaign on a winning note when it takes on Thailand on Sunday. The tournament marks the team's first outing after missing a bronze medal by a whisker in the Tokyo Olympics.
Canadian field hockey players heading home from South Africa after travel exemption granted
Travel restrictions put in place last month following discovery of omicron variant
Canada's junior women's field hockey team has been granted a travel exemption to return to home from South Africa. (@fhc_wolfpups/Instagram)
Canadian field hockey players stuck in South Africa due to COVID-19 travel restrictions are set to finally depart on Dec. 8 after receiving a travel exemption from the Canadian government.
India ‘to make hockey U-turn and compete at Commonwealth Games’
MARLOW - 2019 Test Matches: India Great Britain v India (W) Photo: WORLDSPORTPICS COPYRIGHT WILL PALMER
India has made a U-turn on its decision to pull out its hockey teams from the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Scottish Men’s Indoor National 1 serves up big results in the first week
Grove Menzieshill and Dundee Wanderers may have had their outdoor Premiership woes, but any suggestion that this may transfer to the indoor game has proved unfounded. Both Tayside sides had considerable success on the opening day of the indoor Division 1 programme, however, it is Western who are in pole position with a hat-trick of victories.
Job Omondi: Kenyan clubs miles behind Africa's top hockey teams
By Agnes Makhandia
Wazalendo captain Job Omondi believes thay have a lot of ground to cover if they are to match their African competitors.
Celebrating the team behind the team on International Volunteer Day
On International Volunteer Day, we celebrate people from across the globe who selflessly give their service in the administration and promotion of hockey. from board members and committee chairs to coaches and umpires; from admin workers, to media personnel – all the people listed below have gone above and beyond to make our sport the very best experience it can be for all participants.