England women defeat Poland 3-0 in first game of Hockey World League in Johannesburg #HWL2017

England 3-0 Poland
Sophie Bray 3 (FG) 14 (FG), Alex Danson 45 (FG)

A brace from Sophie Bray guided England to victory over Poland in their opening Hockey World League Semi-Final clash in Johannesburg. Continue reading England women defeat Poland 3-0 in first game of Hockey World League in Johannesburg #HWL2017

Red Lions make big statement on Day 2 in Johannesburg

Johannesburg, South Africa: Olympic silver medallists Belgium made a statement of intent with a big victory on the opening day of the men’s competition at the Hockey World League Semi-Final, where Spain and Ireland were also winners at the University of the Witwatersrand. Continue reading Red Lions make big statement on Day 2 in Johannesburg

Germany & USA claim wins on Women’s Day 1 in Johannesburg

Johannesburg, South Africa: Germany and USA both claimed victories on the opening day of the Women’s Hockey World League Semi-Final, making a solid start to their respective pool campaigns in the race to secure World Cup qualification. Continue reading Germany & USA claim wins on Women’s Day 1 in Johannesburg

India’s pullout hints at friction with world body

It was being touted as the biggest competition in hockey, but India will not be part of it when the Hockey Pro League makes its debut in 2019. Continue reading India’s pullout hints at friction with world body

Hockey India pulls out of the Pro League

DAYS AFTER alleging match-fixing at the World League semifinals in London, Hockey India has pulled out of one of International Hockey Federation’s (FIH’s) flagship tournaments, the Pro League.

The decision was communicated to the FIH on Friday and the world body has begun its search for a replacement, it is learnt. The decision can have an impact on the Olympic qualifying hopes of the men’s and women’s teams as the Pro League is one of FIH’s main qualifying tournaments.

Continue reading Hockey India pulls out of the Pro League

International hockey federation to ask hosts England to probe India vs Pakistan fixing charge

By Press Trust of India, Press Trust of India, New Delhi

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) will ask hosts England to investigate India’s allegation that attempts were made to “fix” their Hockey World League Semifinal clash against Pakistan last month. Continue reading International hockey federation to ask hosts England to probe India vs Pakistan fixing charge

Netherlands crowned champions in Brussels: Australia take fifth Hockey World Cup spot

The Netherlands took first place at the FINTRO Hockey World League Semi-Finals after a patient but accomplished performance against China. For their part, the team ranked eighth in the world played their part in a spectacle worthy of a final. Continue reading Netherlands crowned champions in Brussels: Australia take fifth Hockey World Cup spot

China stun Hockeyroos: New Zealand, Netherlands and Korea qualify for World Cup #HWL2017

In a day of exciting action, top quality performances and the occasional upset, four teams have booked their ticket to both the 2018 Hockey World Cup and the Hockey World League Finals in Auckland at the end of this year. Continue reading China stun Hockeyroos: New Zealand, Netherlands and Korea qualify for World Cup #HWL2017

Netherlands storm to victory at Men’s Hero Hockey World League Semi-Final in London

London, England: The Netherlands are the winners of the Hero Hockey World League Semi-Final, storming to a 6-1 victory over Rio 2016 Olympic gold medallists Argentina in a wonderful event final at the Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre on Sunday (25 June). Continue reading Netherlands storm to victory at Men’s Hero Hockey World League Semi-Final in London

Wales 3 game victory over Poland

Today saw the final of the three match test series against Poland, with Wales once again winning the game; their eighth win out of nine matches.  Continue reading Wales 3 game victory over Poland

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