Category Archives: HWC2018

KOOKABURRAS OUT TO CONTINUE DOMINANCE OVER OLD FOES ENGLAND

The Kookaburras can secure their spot in the 2018 FIH Men’s Hockey World Cup knockout stage and put a big dent in old foe England’s hopes with victory in their upcoming encounter on Tuesday night in Bhubaneswar, India. Continue reading KOOKABURRAS OUT TO CONTINUE DOMINANCE OVER OLD FOES ENGLAND

India and Belgium in thrilling draw on Day Five of Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018

  • Hosts India denied victory over Belgium thanks to late Simon Gougnard strike
  • Result leaves India at top of Pool C on goal difference over Red Lions
  • Canada versus South Africa finishes with the scores locked together

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Majestic Netherlands make statement on Day Four of Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018

  • Hertzberger hits treble as Dutch make title intentions clear against Malaysia
  • Netherlands star Kemperman scores on his 200th senior international appearance
  • Miltkau strike gives Germany narrow triumph over Pakistan’s Green Shirts

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Title holders Australia make winning start as China make lacklustre England pay

  • Tim Brand nets winner as Kookaburras overcome impressive Ireland
  • Du Talake late show gives China surprise point against England
  • Netherlands, Malaysia, Germany and Pakistan all in action on Saturday 1st December

Bhubaneswar, India: The third day of competition at the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 saw Australia make a winning start to their title defence, while 17th ranked China claimed a surprise draw against England as the first Pool B matches of the competition were played. Continue reading Title holders Australia make winning start as China make lacklustre England pay

KOOKABURRAS CLAIM HARD-FOUGHT FIRST-UP WORLD CUP WIN

  

The Kookaburras have commenced their World Cup defence with a hard-fought 2-1 win over world number 10 Ireland in Bhubaneswar, India, on Friday night.

 

Tim Brand scored the decisive goal in the 34th minute after a inch-perfect pass from Corey Weyer on a fast break to get the world number one Australians off to a winning start as they chase a third straight world title. Continue reading KOOKABURRAS CLAIM HARD-FOUGHT FIRST-UP WORLD CUP WIN

China’s Li Dongxiao Recieves 1 Year Doping Ban

FIH Disciplinary Commissioner sanctions Chinese player Li Dongxiao with a one-year suspension

Lausanne, Switzerland: On 8 November, the FIH Disciplinary Commissioner decided to suspend Li Dongxiao for a period of one year. Continue reading China’s Li Dongxiao Recieves 1 Year Doping Ban

Argentina & New Zealand take control of Pool A at Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018

  • Mazzilli and Peillat net doubles as Argentina defeat Spain
  • New Zealand edge past France to make winning start
  • Reigning world champions Australia begin title defence on Friday (30 November)

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Perfect starts for Belgium and India as Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 begins

  • India thrill the fans with convincing win against South Africa
  • Briels strike gives Belgium’s Red Lions narrow victory over Canada
  • Sell-out crowd witnesses first day of action at the Kalinga Hockey Stadium

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Who will top the pools at the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018?

With the start of the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 less than one week away, the final countdown to hockey’s global showcase is well and truly on. Continue reading Who will top the pools at the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018?