By Lucas Bal
Holcombe captain Harriet Pittard is set to lead her side in first game PIC: ANDY SMITH
Holcombe captain Harriet Pittard is looking forward to her side getting their Vitality Division One South campaign underway at Southgate on Saturday, believing the group are in a strong position heading into the first round of fixturesl.
Gwalior: SAI BAL, HIM Hockey Academy, Round Glass Punjab Hockey Academy, SAI Shakti, Pritam Siwach Hockey Academy, Sonepat, and Republican Sports Club won their respective Pool games on day 2 of the 3rd Khelo India Junior Women’s Hockey League 2023 (Finals) in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – No. 15 Harvard Field Hockey hosts two more games this weekend at Berylson Field before heading on the road. Harvard will play its second Ivy League matchup of the season against Brown on Friday evening at 6:00 p.m. before a huge matchup with No. 5 Duke on Sunday at 12:00 p.m. Both games will be streamed on ESPN+.
Harmanpreet recently led the Indian team to title victory at the Asian Champions Trophy Chennai 2023
New Delhi: Indian Men’s Hockey Team Captain Harmanpreet Singh is delighted to have been chosen as the country's joint flag bearer for the opening ceremony of the prestigious 19th Asian Games Hangzhou 2022, which will take place on 23rd September.
The Indian hockey teams, both men and women, will be hoping to secure podium finishes in Hangzhou and qualify for the Olympics next year.
Bengaluru: Indian men’s and women’s hockey teams for the Asian Games 2023 pose for photographs during a special send-off ceremony titled ‘Sunehra Safar’, in Bengaluru. | Photo Credit: PTI
The Indian hockey teams, both men and women, will aim to secure their Paris Olympics spots with a strong show in China. It’s expected, but winning anything less than gold at the Asian Games would be a major disappointment.
PR Sreejesh is determined to win the gold at Hangzhou to give himself a chance to earn a direct entry to the Paris Olympics next year, and do better there winning a yellow-coated medal.
PR Sreejesh reiterated that age is just a number for a sportsperson and gave the example of tennis great Novak Djokovic in this regard. PTI
New Delhi: At 35, PR Sreejesh is standing at the twilight of his career and the Hangzhou Asian Games is most likely his last appearance at the continental showpiece.
By Tariq Ali
Following are the field hockey records in Asian Games. Field hockey event was first introduced in the third Asian Games in Tokyo, 1958. Pakistan dominant in the men's hockey won eight championships. India being the runners up for the most times won nine silver medals. Malaysia won the most six bronze medals. India won most overall 15 medals in the 16 men's hockey editions.
Hockey is set to take over Perth this month as the women’s and men’s Hockey Australia Masters Championships combine for the first time in history. This blockbuster event commences tomorrow (Friday 22 September) and runs until Saturday 7 October.
With less than three weeks until the start of the Hockey One season, the Perth Thundersticks have found the perfect balance of seasoned stars and fresh faces, proving that there is certainly no shortage of talent among this year’s men’s and women’s teams.
The 2023-24 EY Hockey League Women’s Division 1 begins this weekend and the first round of fixtures have turned up some interesting ties. Catholic Institute will host newly promoted Corinthians. Pegasus will take on last season’s EY Champions Trophy winners Loreto. Old Alexandra have Dublin Derby against Railway Union. Defending League Champions UCD take on 2021-22 Champions Pembroke Wanderers at Belfield and newly promoted Ulster Elks will host Monkstown.
Cal Faces America East Foes UAlbany, Vermont
BERKELEY – The California field hockey team opens America East play this weekend with road contests at UAlbany and Vermont on Friday and Sunday. Friday's match against the Great Danes is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. PT with Sunday's match slated to start at 9 a.m. PT. Both matches will feature live stats and video that can be accessed at CalBears.com.
Gwalior: SAI BAL emerged as the sole winner of the Pool A matches of the day while Sai Shakti and Republican Sports Club were victorious in the Pool B fixtures on day 1 of the 3rd Khelo India Junior Women’s Hockey League 2023 (Finals) in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
Dilip Tirkey. (Odisha Sports Photo)
BENGALURU: Foreign coaches have been Indian hockey’s go-to professionals ever since Germany’s Gerhard Rach took over the team bound for the Athens Olympics in 2004. For nearly two decades now, the men’s team has seen as many as 10 foreign coaches. A change, perhaps, would be welcome if Dilip Tirkey’s views are anything to go by.
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