U.S. Women’s Field Hockey Team advances to World League Round 3

Team USA finishes first at World League Round 2 after defeating Trinidad and Tobago 6-0

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – March 10, 2013 – The U.S. Women’s Field Hockey Team will advance to World League Round 3 after an authoritative 6-0 victory over Trinidad and Tobago this morning at the International Hockey Federation’s World League Round 2 tournament in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Team USA finished with a near-perfect record, defeating Brazil, Uruguay, Chile and Trinidad and Tobago and drawing Scotland in regulation. Today five different players scored, including a goal by Claire Laubach (Centreville, Va.) just 90 seconds into the match on a penalty corner.

USA Field Hockey Logo“I am very happy with the way the results panned out,” said head coach Craig Parnham. “This is really an important stage for us as it is the start of the new journey. I had limited time with the group prior to the tournament so it was really crucial we got through this week and did what we needed to do which was qualify. The work starts now and there is a lot of work technically and tactically we need to address but what is really encouraging is this group of players have real willingness and commitment to learn and develop.” Continue reading →

The Fans of Hockey Calendar 2012 #2: Dedicated to Dilip Tirkey

We bring to you the second calendar of 2012 (the London Olympic Year) which dedicated to Indian Hockey’s star defender (the wall of Hockey) Dilip Tirkey.

Our earlier calendars are:
2012#1 The Fans of Hockey Calendar 2012 #1
2011#1. Calendar 2011
2011#2. Calendar 2011: Dedicated to Women’s Team and
2011#3. Calendar 2011: Dedicated to Men’s Team )

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The Fans of Hockey Calendar 2012 #1

After our 2011 calendars  (1. Calendar 2011 and 2. Calendar 2011: Dedicated to Women’s Team and 3. Calendar 2011: Dedicated to Men’s Team ) popularity we have decided to launch calendar for 2012 (the London Olympic Year). And here we present you the first design of the calendar and you can expect a few more in the series in coming days.

Wish you all Merry Christmas
Guess the player in the calendar, write down his name in comments and also if you are interested in prints of the calendars

We sincerely thank Bharat Chhikara for doing photoshoot with us. You can check our old calendars which are included below: Continue reading →

WEST COAST KINGS FIELD HOCKEY CLUB Set to Host CANADA CUP 2011

Canada Cup 2011

Canada Cup 2011

WEST COAST KINGS FIELD HOCKEY CLUB Set to Host CANADA CUP 2011: Press release

Get ready for an action packed July 15-17, 2011 weekend when the West Coast Kings Field Club host Canada Cup 2011 in Surrey BC. The event, which is sponsored by Kore Fit Living, BC Electrical and Alarm Association, and Uppal Building Supplies, will combine skill and talent on Tamanawis Turf Field for three days. Canada Cup 2011 is the only tournament of its kind in BC and is encouraged by community, temple associations and South Asian media outlets.

West Coast Kings Field Hockey Club Logo

West Coast Kings Field Hockey Club Logo

Designed to promote and celebrate the spirit of the game of Field Hockey, the event is family oriented and creates a platform for today’s field hockey athletes to compete. 2011’s event features top field hockey athletes, free food, spectator seating, security, music and a variety of other activities. Continue reading →