All the news for Thursday 9 December 2021
Donghae Women's Asian Champions Trophy 2021 - 9 December
All times GMT +9
9 Dec 2021 JPN v THA (RR) 6 - 0
9 Dec 2021 KOR v CHN (RR) 3 - 2
10 and 11 December are rest days
India has been withdrawn from the tournament due to Covid Positive cases
Live streaming and full game replay on the Watch Hockey App (May be Geo blocked if there is TV coverage)
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Why India's hockey matches against Malaysia and South Korea were called off
The pandemic has cast its shadow on the Women's Hockey Asian Champions Trophy, and India's future is in the tournament is unclear.
By Md Imtiaz
Gurjit Kaur of India in action at the Women's Hockey Asian Champions Trophy (Hockey India)
The Indian women's hockey team started off their campaign at the Asian Champions Trophy with a thumping 13-0 victory over Thailand. However, their second fixture against Malaysia, third encounter against South Korea and their fourth fixture against China, which was scheduled for Thursday, have all been called off.
Men hope to have a super ACT as women knocked out by Covid
By Jugjet Singh
Arul Selvaraj’s side will head for Dhaka on Sunday to play against India, Japan, Pakistan, South Korea and Bangladesh. -Pic credit to Facebook MHC
While the Malaysian womenwere knocked out by Covid-19 in the Asian Champions Trophy (ACT), the men want to have a super ACT in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in the hope of improving their world ranking.
South Africa and Canada to join Men’s FIH Hockey Pro League
Meeting today virtually for the last time of the year, the Executive Board (EB) of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) approved the participation of South Africa and Canada in the third edition of the Men’s FIH Hockey Pro League. As informed earlier, this participation is temporary and limited to this edition only. Both teams replace Australia and New Zealand, who had to pull out of the current season due to COVID-related international travel constraints.
South Africa added to men's Hockey Pro League despite Omicron concerns
By Liam Morgan
South Africa have been added to the men's Hockey Pro League ©Getty Images
South Africa have been added to the line-up for the men's Hockey Pro League, despite concerns over the outbreak of a new variant of COVID-19 in the country.
Canada and South Africa join FIH Hockey Pro League
Canada and South Africa will join the Pro League for one season
South Africa and Canada have joined the men’s FIH Pro League for season 3, as first revealed by The Hockey Paper.
Canadian field hockey team headed home from South Africa following wait due to travel restrictions
The Canadian women's junior field hockey team were in South Africa for the Women’s Junior World Cup South Africa 2021, initially planned in Potchefstroom from December 5 to 16. It has since been cancelled due to concerns about the omicron variant. (@fhc_wolfpups/Instagram)
Canada's women's junior field hockey team is scheduled to arrive home on Thursday after being stranded in South Africa due to restrictions surrounding the omicron coronavirus variant.
EHL Men’s Ranking Cup fixture schedule confirmed in Egara
The fixture list for the EHL Men’s Ranking Cup has been confirmed with eight clubs contesting 12 fixtures over four days at Club Egara’s home in Terrassa from April 15th to 18th, 2022.
Kenya Police land easy pool in Jamhuri tourney
By Agnes Makhandia
Reigning champions Kenya Police men's team have been handed a relatively easy pool ahead of this weekend's Daikyo Japan Motors Jamhuri hockey tournament at the Mombasa Sports Club (MSC).