WAPDA beat PIA to win 10th Nishan-e-Haidar Hockey Tournament

WAPDA: Champions of 10th Nishan-e-Haidar Hockey Tournament: Receiving trophy Chief Guest DCO Imran Sikandar Baloch

Pakistan WAPDA beat Pakistan International Airlines (White) 5-4 in a thrilling final of the 10th Nishan-e-Haider Hockey Tournament that was decided in the sudden death stage of penalty shoots at the Dring Stadium here on Tuesday. As expected the final was full of thrill and entertainment for the crowd. The full house enjoyed an exciting contest for the control of the ball under floodlights. It started at a high pace during which both teams launched a series of attacks against each other. The ball kept rolling between the two halves. Both contestants had skilled and experienced forwards in their ranks … Continue reading →




Latest World Rankings released by FIH: India Steady at 9th (M) and 13th (W)

FIH Men's and Women's World Ranking

Australia men & Netherlands women hold firm at the top of the rankings Belgium men leap-frog England into 4th while USA women move up to 5th Lausanne – 26th March 2015: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has released the latest FIH World Rankings as of March 2015. These include points awarded following the completion of the Hockey World League Round 2 events. In the FIH Men’s World Rankings, 2014 World Champions Australia (1), World Cup Silver medallists the Netherlands (2) and 2012 Olympic Champions Germany (3) continue to hold the top three positions, with Tom Boon’s Belgium moving into fourth … Continue reading →




Australia men and Netherlands women remain top of FIH rankings, India 9th

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Lausanne 21st January 2015: The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has released the latest FIH World Rankings as of December 2014. These include points awarded following the completion of the Hockey World League Round One, the 2014 Champions Trophy and the Champions Challenge events. In the FIH Men’s World Rankings Australia, the Netherlands and Germany retain their top three spots respectively. Below them, England move up into fourth place and Argentina, whose team includes the recently crowned 2014 FIH Rising Star of the Year, Gonzalo Peillat, move up to their highest ever ranking (6), ahead of New Zealand. Pakistan moves back … Continue reading →




Germany won their 10th Champions Trophy Gold

Germany with Champions Trophy after winning Hero Hockey Champions Trophy 2014 in Bhubaneswar

Wesley & Fuchs strike as Germany secure 10th CT Gold medal with 2-0 win over Pakistan Germany co-captain Moritz Fürste named Player of the Tournament World Champions Australia defeat hosts India to take Bronze The Hero Hockey Champions Trophy 2014 has come to an end in Bhubaneswar, India with London 2012 Olympic Champions Germany taking the title by defeating Pakistan 2-0 in the final. Goals from Christopher Wesley and Florian Fuchs were enough to give Germany a superb 2-0 victory over Pakistan, with a sell-out crowd witnessed the Germans claim their 10th Champions Trophy Gold medal but their first since … Continue reading →




Germany are the Champions, Bronze for Australia in #CT2014

Germany team acknowledging the crowd as they take victory lap after reaching final of Hero Hockey Champions Trophy 2014 in Bhubaneswar

Olympic Champions Germany defeated Pakistan in keenly contested final to win the Hero Hockey Champions Trophy 2014. World Champions Australia defeated hosts India 2-1 in Bronze Medal match at Bhubaneswar to continue their podium finish streak. Earlier in the day, World number side the Netherlands managed a fifth place finish with a 4-1 win over Argentina, after scoring four times in the final quarter to turn things around after trailing 1-0. Earlier Pool A topper England edged past 3-2 Belgium to avoid wooden spoon. In the final, Christopher Wesley scored a field goal for Germany in 18th, but Germany had … Continue reading →




It’s Germany vs Pakistan in CT2014 Final, India-Australia for Bronze

Germany team acknowledging the crowd as they take victory lap after reaching final of Hero Hockey Champions Trophy 2014 in Bhubaneswar

Olympic Champions Germany defeated World Champions Australia by 3-2 to reach the final of Hero Hockey Champions Trophy 2014 in Bhubaneswar against Pakistan, who overcame the hosts India by 4-3 with a goal 2 minute from final hooter. Earlier in the Netherlands defeated Belgium 4-2 in shoot-out after a 2-2 draw in regulation to set-up fifth place play off against Argentina. Argentina edged past England by 2-1 in other 5th-8th classification match. It means that an Asian team will be in the final of Champions Trophy after 1998, when Pakistan  lost to Netherlands 3-1 to finish second and the World … Continue reading →