London 2012 Hockey – WOMEN-Day 1: Results and Review

Alax Danson Celebrates after Scoring a Goal (Photo: Great Britain Hockey / Ady Kerry Photography)

Day 1 of the Women’s Hockey Games at Riverbank Arena in London concluded with Germany, Great Britain, Argentina, China, Netherlands and New Zealand earning 3 points each after winning the matches. Germany vs USA 2-1 (2-0 half-time) World #3 Germany scraped past (2-1) World #10 USA to earn their crucial 3 points. Germany will be relieved after winning it 2-1 from 2-0 lead at half time. It was Yvonne FRANK and the defending unit of Germans who kept their nerves to win the game, when Americans pressurized for an equalizer in the last minutes. Captain Fanny RINNE’s flick in the … Continue reading →




London Olympic Hockey Competitions WOMEN – Day 1: “Opening – Hockeyroos will take on Black Sticks”

London 2012 Hockey Previews

The curtain raises at the Riverbank arena to open the Hockey competition of the 2012 London Olympics at 8:30 (BST) on 29th July with New Zealand Women’s Hockey Team taking on Australia in the opening game (Pool B). The 3 times Olympics Gold medalists Hockeyroos (Australian Women’s Hockey Team) will play Trans-Tasmanian arch-rivals Black Sticks as hockey fans from around the world support their country and the game, the Men’s competition will kick-start on Monday 30th July, as the Korean Men lock horns with the Black Sticks (New Zealand). In the other matches of the day current World #1 in the FIH World Rankings and Beijing Gold Medalists … Continue reading →




India Vs Japan and Korea vs China in the Semis of Jr Asia Cup (Women’s)

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After the results of Day 7 (last day of pool stage matches), the semi-finalists of 6th 6th Junior Women’s Asia Cup are now known. Pool A leaders China will Korea placed 2nd in Pool B standings while Japan (Pool B Standings Toppers) will take on India (2nd in Pool A). Earlier on the last day of pool stage, India and Malaysia needed a win to reach semi finals, but India had to fight it out against a bold effort of Malaysia to win the match 2-1 from 0-1 deficit. It is Malaysia’s best outing against India in the competition. Apart from the … Continue reading →




South Africa Joins in London through FIH Olympic Qualifier (Men) Kakamigahara 2012

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FIH Olympic Qualifier (Men) Kakamigahara 2012 Final Standings:   RSA – South Africa (Qualifies for London Olympics)   JPN – Japan   CHN – China   AUT – Austria   CZE – Czech Republic   BRA – Brazil Detailed news and match reports on FIH Website. Schedule and Results Author: “”; Last updated on June 28, 2015 10:00 . … Continue reading →




Japan Books ticket to London in FIH Olympic Qualifier (Women) Kakamigahara 2012

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FIH Olympic Qualifier (Women) Kakamigahara 2012 Final Standings:   JPN-Japan (Qualifies for London Olympics 2012)   AZE-Azerbaijan   CHI-Chile   BLR-Belarus   MAS-Malaysia   AUT-Austria Detailed news and match reports on FIH Website. Schedule and Results Author: “”; Last updated on June 28, 2015 10:00 . … Continue reading →




Jr Asia Cup Schedule and Results

Junior Asia Cup 2012

7th Men’s Junior Asia Cup 2012 Dates: 03 May – 13 May 2012 at MELAKA (Malaysia) Final Standings: 1. Malaysia, 2. Pakistan, 3. India, 4. Korea, (First four qualifies for Junior World Cup 2013, to be held in India) 5. Japan, 6. China, 7. Iran and 8. Sri Lanka Participating teams: Standing After League Round Pool A: 1. Malaysia, 2. Korea, 3. Japan, 4. Iran Pool B: 1. Pakistan, 2. India, 3. China, 4. Sri Lanka Schedule: May 3, 2012: Korea vs Japan (Pool A) : 4-1 Malaysia vs Iran (Pool A) : 6-1 May 4, 2012: Pakistan vs China … Continue reading →