Pool A: Chile, Canada, Italy, Austria
Pool B: Belgium, Russia, Malaysia, Belarus
Rabobank FIH Champions Trophy (Women’s) 2011 will be played from June 25 to July 3, 2011 at the Wagener Stadium in Amsterdam. For the first time, eight teams will participate in the expanded prestigious annual tournament. Apart from hosts Netherlands and defending champions Argentina, six other teams (Australia, China, England, Germany, New Zealand and South Korea) will be participating in prestigious annual tournament (FIH Women’s Champions Trophy).
The FIH (International Hockey Federation) has announced the official dates for major competition for the year ahead, the six Olympic Qualification tournaments. The Olympic Qualifiers (Qualification Tournaments) for London 2012 Olympics will be hosted by three nations (India, Belgium and Japan) with a men’s and women’s tournament running in parallel.
The FIH Champions Challenge 1 from November 26 – December 4 in Johannesburg, South Africa and overlapping the FIH Champions Trophy in New Delhi, India from December 3 to December 11, 2011 will complete the calendar of 2011.
The FIH Women’s Champions Trophy in Argentina from January 28 to February 5, 2012 will mark the starting one of the busiest year in recent times, which has Olympics, Qualifiers in addition to regular annual tournaments of FIH. Continue reading →
Haryana beat Bombay 3-1 convincingly in the final of the 56th IHF National Women’s Hockey Championship at the KSHA Stadium on Thursday. Both team played equally good game and fought hard for the title. After many attacks in initial minutes of the game, Narinder found the target in the eighth minute and suddenly Bombay team sprung back to put more efforts which bore fruits for them in 14th minute when Nishi scored the equalizer.
Haryana girls started second with confidence and Navneet scored a brilliant goal in Eighth minute of second half through a coordinated move consisting only short passes. Bombay could not utilize their chance to equalize when they two successive penalty corners. To strengthen the lead Harpreet scored third goal for Haryana in 59th minute and Haryana team captain Ramneek missed a goal in last moments of the game when found the post bar. Continue reading →
Here we present another wallpaper/poster (you can request a print in comments) calendar for hockey fans, it is dedicated to Indian Women’s Team, which was Bronze Medalist of the first edition of Asian Champions Trophy 2010 at Busan, South Korea. Indian eves won the bronze medal match against China by 2-1.