Schedule and Results of Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy Melbourne 2012

Champions Trophy Melbourne 2012 Logo

The 34th Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy at Melbourne from Dec 1-9, 2012 Teams are divided into two pools: Pool A: Germany, England, New Zealand & India Pool B: Australia, Netherlands, Belgium & Pakistan Venue: State Netball Hockey Centre, Melbourne Final Standings: 1. Australia, 2. Netherlands, 3. Pakistan, 4. India, 5. Belgium, 6. Germany, 7. New Zealand and 8. England Best Player: Shakeel Abassi (PAK) Best Goalkeeper: Jaap Stockmann (NED Top Scorer: Nicholas Wilson (NZL) Fair Play Award: The Netherlands The detailed Schedule of Champions Trophy Melbourne 2012 as following: Match – Pool – Time (EST-GMT-IST) – Fixture: Score FT (HT) … Continue reading →

HIL Players’ Auction: 24 Australians & 15 Pakistani among 91 overseas players

Dr Narinder Batra

NEW DELHI, November 19: As many as 24 Australian hockey players, including all 16 members of the squad that won the bronze medal in the Olympic Games at London earlier this year, are among the 91 overseas players who have signed up for the Hockey India League Players’ Auction to be held here in December in the run up to the six-team event in early 2013. “A look at the list of players will assure the hockey fraternity that it is in for an intensely competitive event from 5 January to 3 February 2013,” said Hockey India Secretary-General and Hockey … Continue reading →

Junior Women Probables pruned down to 33 in preparations for the FIH Junior Women World Cup 2013

NEW DELHI, November 19:  Hockey India Selection Committee has decided to prune down the list of Junior Women Core Group probables to 33 players during the two-day selection trials which concluded at the Aish Bagh Hockey Stadium and Mayur Park Stadium at Bhopal on 10 November. Hockey India Selectors B.P Govinda, Savitry Purty and Surender Kaur alongwith Government Observer Harbinder Singh, Chief Coach Neil Hawgood and Coach Narinder Saini tested the fitness and performance of all players during the trials before pruning down the list of core probables to 33 in preparations for the FIH Junior Women World Cup 2013. Author: “”; Last … Continue reading →

Junior German Hockey Team defeat India 3-2 to Win 2nd Sultan of Johor Cup, Malaysia

Sultan of Johor Cup 2012

Five times World Champions Germany defeated India 3-2 in the final of 2nd Sultan of Johor Cup, Under-21 Invitational Hockey Tournament at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium, Malaysia today to stop India’s unbeaten run and win the title. Australia blew off 2-0 lead but defeated Pakistan 3-2 on golden goal to finish at third place, while defending champions and hosts Malaysia were handed over wooden spoon by New Zealand who won the play off 2-1 on golden goal. The Final Standings and Special Prizes of Sultan of Johor Cup 2012: Champions: Germany;     Runner-up: India;           … Continue reading →

India will face Germany in the Final of Sultan of Johor Cup 2012

Sultan of Johor Cup 2012

After sluggish start of the campaign, the 5 times world champions Germany defeated Pakistan 3-0 in their last league to set-up summit clash against the favorites India at the 2nd edition Sultan of Johor Cup, world’s first Under-21 invitational hockey tournament and a brain child of the Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim ibni Almahrum Sultan Iskandar. India is the only undefeated team in this edition of the tournament, having won against Australia (2-0), Germany (3-1) and New Zealand (3-1). While India were held for goal less draw by Pakistan and 3-3 draw by the hosts and champions of first edition Malaysia. … Continue reading →

Junior Indian Hockey Team Enter Final of 2nd Sultan of Johor Cup

Manpreet Singh

New Delhi, November 15, 2012: Indian Junior Men team entered the final of 2nd Sultan of Johor Cup in Malaysia as they defeated New Zealand 3-1 in their fourth league match played at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium, Johor Bahru. In other two matches of the day, Pakistan and Germany defeated (2-0) last year’s finalists Malaysia and Australia respectively to keep their chances alive for the finals. India now have 10 points and a match in hand against Malaysia to be played on Saturday and are confirmed of their place in final on Sunday. The other finalist will only be … Continue reading →