New Zealand: Blacksticks Go Down to Indian Come Back

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MEN LOSE THRILLER IN OPENING MATCH OF PRO LEAGUE Bhubaneswar, India Fireworks to mark the end of Diwali and to open the 2022/23 FIH Pro League with the Vantage Black Sticks (9th World Ranking) taking on India (5th).  An absolute thriller in Bhubansewar saw India come back from two goals down to claim a strong […]

FIH: Sultan of Johor Cup – Day 2

GB SOJ - FIH: Sultan of Johor Cup - Day 2 - Day two of the 1oth edition of the Sultan of Johor Cup saw the three teams that won on day one taking on the three teams who lost. The big question was would any of the latter manage to record an opening win in the tournament?

Day two of the 1oth edition of the Sultan of Johor Cup saw the three teams that won on day one taking on the three teams who lost. The big question was would any of the latter manage to record an opening win in the tournament? First up was Great Britain again Japan who had […]

FIH: Sultan of Johor – Day 1

GB Vs SA - FIH: Sultan of Johor - Day 1 - October 22 in Johor, Malaysia. The Sultan of Johor Cup is a prestigious annual under-21 men’s field hockey tournament held in Malaysia since 2011. The previous two editions (2020 – 2021) were cancelled due to COVID-19.

October 22 in Johor, Malaysia. The Sultan of Johor Cup is a prestigious annual under-21 men’s field hockey tournament held in Malaysia since 2011. The previous two editions (2020 – 2021) were cancelled due to COVID-19. The Sultan Johor Cup 2022, the 10th edition of the junior field hockey tournament, will feature six teams (India, […]

FIH: Movements in World Rankings Following the Commonwealth Games

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Lausanne, Switzerland: The recent Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England and a series of test matches between Poland, Austria and Chile have made some impact upon the FIH World Rankings among both the men’s and women’s nations. While there have been shifts and movements up and down the table, the top of the men’s and women’s […]

FIH: November Elections

fih elections - FIH: November Elections - While the fans still celebrate (or mourn) the Netherlands taking a 3rd world cup in a row in women’s hockey… For the more engaged follower of our sport the day after was marked by the resignation of Narinder Batra as FIH president. Batra also resigned from his roles as president of the Indian Olympic Association and his membership of the IOC. He cites personal reasons, which can be translated into the recent court order in Delhi stating he was in the wrong on several accounts that secured his power in the world of sports and the ongoing corruption allegations. The national association of Hockey India is currently run by 3 independent administrators, as ordered by the court, until they manage to run elections and appointments the right way. If they do not get their house in order soon, it might even jeopardise the upcoming men’s world cup in January 2023,

by Ernst Baart – Studio Hockey These next months might prove to be crucial for the future of our sport… While the fans still celebrate (or mourn) the Netherlands taking a 3rd world cup in a row in women’s hockey… For the more engaged follower of our sport the day after was marked by the […]

Pro-League: Orange Celebrates Return of De Goede With 6-0 Victory

image 15 - Pro-League: Orange Celebrates Return of De Goede With 6-0 Victory - The Netherlands has graced the return of Eva de Goede with a stunning 6-0 victory in the Pro League over a weak China. It was the last official game for the Orange squad in the run-up to the World Cup, which starts on July 1.  

The Netherlands has graced the return of Eva de Goede with a stunning 6-0 victory in the Pro League over a weak China. It was the last official game for the Orange squad in the run-up to the World Cup, which starts on July 1.   There she was again. The medical miracle of Orange. […]

Pro-League: Solid Performance Gives USA Win Over China

tinywow webp to jpg 2978232 - Pro-League: Solid Performance Gives USA Win Over China - Trailing early in their second FIH Hockey Pro League game of the weekend at HC Rotterdam in The Netherlands, the No. 15 U.S. Women’s National Team produced a solid performance, including a composed second half, to secure the win over No. 13 China. After falling behind 6 minutes into the game, USA responded and equalized off a penalty stroke at the end of the first quarter before finding the game winner at the start of the third for the 2-1 victory.

Trailing early in their second FIH Hockey Pro League game of the weekend at HC Rotterdam in The Netherlands, the No. 15 U.S. Women’s National Team produced a solid performance, including a composed second half, to secure the win over No. 13 China. After falling behind 6 minutes into the game, USA responded and equalized […]