Champions Trophy Hockey

  • Hockey: India pooled with Germany, Netherlands in Champions Trophy 4 days ago

    New Delhi: The Indian hockey team has been drawn in a tough group alongside Olympic champion Germany and World Cup runner-up the Netherlands among others for the Champions Trophy to be held in Bhubaneswar from December 6-14. Placed in pool B, India will also have 2014 World Cup bronze medallist Argentina...
  • Indian women win silver in Asian Champions Trophy hockey November 9, 2013

    Kakamigahara: Indian women's hockey team had to be content with a silver medal in third Asian Champions Trophy after losing to hosts Japan by a solitary goal in the summit clash of the event at Kakamigahara, Japan on Saturday. India conceded an early goal when Otsuka Shiho converted a penalty corner...
  • Hockey: Australia win 5th consecutive Champions Trophy December 9, 2012

    Melbourne: Keiran Govers scored five minutes into extra time to give Australia a 2-1 win over the Netherlands on Sunday, giving the Kookaburras' a fifth consecutive Champion Trophy men's field hockey title. Sander Baart gave the Dutch a 1-0 lead in the 18th minute before Russell Ford equalised for Australia...
  • Australia in the way of Indian hockey's chance of redemption December 7, 2012

    Melbourne: Australia stand between India and redemption as the two sides meet in the Champions Trophy semi-final here on Saturday in what promises to be a gruelling encounter. India are assured of a top-four finish for the first time in Champions Trophy since 2004, whereas a win will guarantee Sardar Singh...
  • India must accept they are on a downward spiral December 6, 2012

    It’s rare that hockey overshadows cricket in India, but the mood in Indian sports on Thursday was decidedly different. While the men’s hockey team reached the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy with a 1-0 win over Belgium in Melbourne, the cricket team had another disappointing day against England in Kolkata....
  • India have to play German-style hockey: Nobbs November 20, 2012

    New Delhi: A youthful Indian hockey team will have its first big Test post the London disaster when they play in the Champions Trophy next month. Coach Michael Nobbs wants his wards to see Olympic Champions Germany as their model and hopes they respond well to the changes in the...
  • I want to captain India one day: Yuvraj Walmiki November 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The young Indian striker Yuvraj Walmiki has put the disappointment of missing the London Olympics behind him to storm back into the blue uniform for the Champions Trophy in Australia. In a team where seven of the experience legs have been shown the door, Walmiki comes back as a...
  • Aus to face Spain in Champions Trophy final December 10, 2011

    Auckland: Australia will face Spain in Sunday's final of the Champions Trophy men's field hockey tournament in their bid to become the first team to win the elite eight-team tournament four consecutive times. World No. 1 Australia qualified for the final when they beat host New Zealand 2-1 in their last...
  • Australia in final of Champions Trophy hockey December 8, 2011

    Auckland: Australia beat the Netherlands 4-2 on Thursday to reach the final of the Champions Trophy men's field hockey tournament, moving one step closer to becoming the first team to win four consecutive titles. Matt Gohdes scored two goals, and his cousin, Australian captain Jamie Dwyer, and Chris Ciriello each had...
  • Australia beat Pak in Champs Trophy hockey December 6, 2011

    Auckland: Australia thrashed Pakistan 6-1 with captain Jamie Dwyer scoring a hat-trick while hosts New Zealand drew 3-3 with the Netherlands after a sensational day of action at the Owen G. Glenn FIH Champions Trophy hockey here. Spain, too, produced a stellar performance to defeat Great Britain 8-1 in their final...
  • Champions Trophy hockey: Pakistan lose again December 5, 2011

    Auckland: Pakistan's dream of a triumphant return to Champions Trophy hockey ended with a 4-2 loss to Spain today, as defending champions Australia brushed aside Britain 4-1. Spain's Pau Quemada scored two second-half goals to inflict Pakistan's second defeat in as many matches, knocking the Green Shirts out of medal contention...
  • Champions Trophy hockey: Aus beat Spain in opener December 3, 2011

    Auckland: Captain Jamie Dwyer scored twice as defending champions Australia rallied to beat Spain 3-2 in their opening match at the Champions Trophy field hockey tournament on Saturday. Australia, the top seed and an 11-time winner, came back from 2-1 down to beat Spain in their opening match in Pool A...