11 March 2013: Today, the FIH announced the line-up for the women’s Hockey World League Semi Final tournaments to be held in London and Rotterdam in June, following the completion of the women’s Hockey World League Round 2 tournaments. England, Argentina, Australia and China are the four teams which automatically qualified for the Investec World League Semi Final in London, thanks their FIH World Ranking, while South Africa, USA, Spain and Italy have now been added to the line-up for what promises to be a scintillating week of hockey. England have been drawn in Pool B and will play South … Continue reading
Following the last of the women’s Hockey World League Round 2 tournaments which concluded yesterday in Rio (Brazil), the FIH today announced the line-ups for the two women’s Hockey World League Semi-Final tournaments to be held in Rotterdam and London in June. The Rabobank Hockey World League Semi-Final tournament in Rotterdam will be held from June 13-23 in conjunction with the men’s Rabobank Hockey World League Semi-Final tournament. Four teams (Netherlands, New Zealand, Germany, and Korea,) were already qualified for the event based on their FIH World Ranking and will be joined by four teams (Japan, India, Belgium and Chile) … Continue reading
New Delhi, 23 February 2013: Indian women’s team sneaked past Russia 1-0 in a tough contest on final day of the Hero Hockey World League Round 2 Delhi 2013 to finish as Winners, while Japan are runners. Awards: Top Goal Scorer – Rani (IND) Best Player of the Tournament – Jaspreet Kaur (IND) Best Defender – Jaspreet Kaur (IND) Best Goalkeeper – Susana Mudunatagi (FIJ) Best Forward Player – Siti Rahmah Othman (MAS) Best Mid-fielder – Sachimi Iwao (JAP) Points Table (Detailed results here): Rank-Team-P-W-WD-LD-GD-Pts 1-India-5-4-0-1-22-13 2-Japan-5-3-2-0-29-13 3-Malaysia-5-3-0-0-9-9 4-Russia-5-2-0-1-13-7 5-Kazakhstan-5-1-0-0–24-3 6-Fiji-5-0-0-0–49-0
New Delhi, 22 February 2013: Indian Women’s Hockey team came from 0-2 to down at half time to level the score 2-2 by scoring 2 goals after 60th minute of the game, but failed to capitalize on spirited come back in extra time and lost to Japan 3-2 in the penalty shootout in the Hero Women’s Hockey World League Round 2, Delhi 2013 at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium today. With this defeat on penalties, India earned a point while Japan was rewarded with 2 points to equalize with India with 10 points in league standings. World number nine side … Continue reading
New Delhi, 21 February 2013: Minnows Fiji men’s team and Kazakhstan women’s team scored their first goals in the Hero Hockey World League Round 2, Delhi 2013 tournament played at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium today. Seventieth-ranked Fiji showed a better performance than previous matches and fought well against eighteenth-ranked China on the fourth day of the Hero Hockey World League Round 2. However, they lacked behind the experience and skills of Chinese players and lost the battle by 1-4.