Azlan Shah Cup

  • Hockey Australia name Sultan Azlan Shah Cup squad February 27, 2014

    Melbourne: Hockey Australia (HA) Thursday announced an 18-man squad for the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup to be held in Ipoh, Malaysia, from March 13-23. Three-time Olympian and 2004 Athens Games gold medallist Liam De Young is set to become only the fourth Australian to make 300 appearances for the Kookaburras after...
  • India not to participate in Azlan Shah Cup January 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian hockey team will not participate in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup to be held in Malaysia from March 13-23 as it will be busy preparing for the World Cup in Europe. "India will not participate at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. Our high performance director Roelant Oltmans and...
  • Australia crowned Azlan Shah champions for 7th time March 17, 2013

    Ipoh: Australia extended their domination in the Sultan Azlan Shah hockey tournament as they bagged their seventh title after a 3-2 win over hosts Malaysia in the summit clash here Sunday. In an action-packed final match, Australia's Trent Milton fired in the winning goal from a pass by Robert Hammond...
  • South Korea settle for bronze in Sultan Azlan Shah March 17, 2013

    Ipoh: South Korea came up with all guns blazing to beat New Zealand 2-1 and clinch the bronze medal in the Sultan Azlan Shah hockey tournament here Sunday. For the winners, Hyan Hye Sung struck a penalty corner goal in the 32nd minute and seasoned Nam Hyun Woo slotted home...
  • Two wins against Pakistan very pleasing: Michael Nobbs March 17, 2013

    Ipoh: Indian hockey coach Michael Nobbs on Sunday said that the victory against arch-rivals Pakistan twice in a span of seven days was very pleasing. India defeated arch-rivals Pakistan 4-2 in a thrilling encounter and avoided the wooden spoon in the fifth-sixth place classification match of the Sultan Azlan Shah hockey...
  • Hockey: Rupinder double helps India beat Pak 4-2 March 17, 2013

    Ipoh (Malaysia): Drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh struck twice as India defeated arch-rivals Pakistan 4-2 in a thrilling match and avoided the wooden spoon in the Sultan Azlan Shah hockey tournament here on Sunday. Rupinder scored through a penalty corner in the ninth minute and from a penalty stroke in the 62nd...
  • Coaches in favour of third umpire in hockey March 17, 2013

    Ipoh: The controversial penalty stroke that enabled Malaysia hold India to a 2-2 draw in their final round-robin match of Sultan Azlan Shah hockey, has once again initiated the debate about introducing third umpire in hockey, a move which FIH has been contemplating for a while now. The idea has been...
  • Hockey: India take on Pakistan for 5th-place playoff March 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The young brigade Hockey India sent for the 22nd Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament will conclude its campaign on Sunday with another clash against the traditional rivals Pakistan - this time for the fifth position - after Danish Mujtaba's men won the earlier pool encounter 3-1. On Saturday,...
  • All in the game, Nobbs says on controversial penalty stroke March 16, 2013

    Ipoh: India coach Michael Nobbs said "it was all in the game" when asked to comment on the last-minute controversial penalty stroke which helped Malaysia eke out a 2-2 draw against Danish Mujtaba and Co. Nobbs feels that "There is room for improvement in the overall umpiring." Underlying the fine performance...
  • Hockey: India robbed of a win, to play Pakistan for 5th place March 16, 2013

    Ipoh: A controversial penalty-stroke decision with 50 seconds left on the clock helped Malaysia force a 2-2 draw against India, which robbed the five-time Sultan Azlan Shah Cup champions of a chance to play for the bronze medal. India will now play Pakistan for the fifth place. India were leading 2-1...
  • Australia beat New Zealand 3-2 to reach finals of Azlan Shah March 16, 2013

    Ipoh: Six-time champions Australia notched up a thrilling 3-2 victory over New Zealand Saturday to set up a summit clash with three-time finalists Malaysia at the Sultan Azlan Shah hockey tournament here Sunday. In the final round robin match New Zealand needed a win to edge out Australia but it...
  • Pakistan draw 2-2 against Korea in Azlan Shah March 16, 2013

    Ipoh: Pakistan ended their campaign at this year's Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament with a 2-2 draw against Korea here Saturday. The draw meant both Pakistan and Korea finish their league engagements with five points each. The game was all about pride than anything else for Pakistan and Korea as...
  • India take on Malaysia with an eye on third spot March 16, 2013

    New Delhi: Having lost three of their four matches, India are out of contention for a summit clash at the 22nd Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Ipoh, but a win against Malaysia and favourable results in the other two pool games on Saturday will bring India an opportunity to have...
  • Malaysia remain unbeaten with a 2-2 draw against Pakistan March 14, 2013

    Ipoh: Giant-killers Malaysia held Pakistan to a 2-2 draw to continue their unbeaten run in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament on Thursday. The draw means Pakistan are out of the final race along with India and Korea. Both Korea and Pakistan have four points from as many matches,...
  • India out of Azlan Shah title race after losing to NZ March 14, 2013

    Ipoh: Two second-half goals by New Zealand dashed India's hopes of adding to their five Sultan Azlan Shah Cup titles as the young Indian team bowed out of contention with a 0-2 loss to world No. 6 Black Sticks. The New Zealanders, who hardly gave India a chance to score in...
  • Hockey: Only a win over New Zealand will keep India alive March 13, 2013

    New Delhi: If India play anywhere close to how they did against Pakistan to chalk out a 3-1 win, there is no reason why they can't turn the tables on New Zealand on Thursday to climb further up the points table and stay alive at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup. The...
  • Australia, Malaysia play out 1-1 draw in Azlan Shah March 13, 2013

    Ipoh: Australia and Malaysia shared two points each after playing out a 1-1 draw in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament, here on Wednesday. The result has thrown open the tournament as the draw kept other teams in the fray, more so, with India notching up an important win...
  • Hockey: What India need to stay alive in Azlan Shah March 13, 2013

    New Delhi: India outsmarted Pakistan on Tuesday, but they need to repeat that on Thursday and do it again on Saturday to finish on the podium at the 22nd Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Ipoh. A young Indian team lifted itself from back-to-back defeats against Australia and Korea to beat Pakistan...
  • Hockey: India defeat Pakistan 3-1 to stay alive in Ipoh March 12, 2013

    Ipoh: Goalkeeper PR Sreejesh and the young Indian forward line rose to the big occasion on Tuesday to earn a well-deserved 3-1 win over old foes Pakistan to stay alive in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup tournament. Vice captain Sreejesh saved as many as seven penalty corners (PC) and young Indian...
  • Holders New Zealand register first win in Azlan Shah March 12, 2013

    Ipoh: Defending champions New Zealand defeated Korea 3-0 to register their first win in the Sultan Azlan Shah hockey tournament here Tuesday. By virtue of today's win after suffering consecutive defeats in the opening two encounters, the Black Sticks have managed to keep alive their title defence hopes in the...
  • As it happened: India v Pakistan, Sultan Azlan Shah Cup March 14, 2013

    India beat Pakistan 3-1 to keep their hopes of winning their sixth Azlan Shah title alive....
  • Pakistan game will be the usual tough encounter: Nobbs March 12, 2013

    New Delhi: With two out of two defeats, India can't settle for anything less than a win when they meet archrivals Pakistan in their third match of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup tournament in Ipoh, Malaysia, but coach Michael Nobbs feels a wounded Pakistan and India's lack of experience may...
  • After two defeats, India must beat old foes Pakistan March 11, 2013

    New Delhi: A match against Pakistan brings the best out of Indian sportspersons, and at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament on Tuesday, India will hope exactly that from a young team, especially in a must-win situation after losing the opening two encounters. India have gone into the tournament with...
  • Malaysia beat New Zealand to stay in the hunt March 10, 2013

    Ipoh: Malaysia pumped in two early goals in the second half to pip defending champions New Zealand 2-1 and stay in hunt for a final berth in the Sultan Azlan Shah hockey tournament, here on Sunday. For the winners, overnight hero Chua Boon Huat did the star turn with an opportunistic...
  • Inexperience cost us the match, says coach Nobbs March 10, 2013

    Ipoh: After India went down 1-2 to South Korea, chief hockey coach Michael Nobbs said that his wards don't deserve to win after failing to utilise six penalty corners in the match on Sunday. "A team that failed to utilise six penalty corners does not deserve to win. Indians dominated more...
  • India suffer second straight loss in Ipoh, lose to Korea March 10, 2013

    Ipoh: An indifferent Rupinder Pal Singh failed to make use of six penalty corners (PC) on Sunday that cost India a narrow 1-2 defeat against Korea at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup - their second loss in as many games after losing to Australia. India were late to come out of...
  • Australia thrash Pakistan 6-0 for second consecutive hockey win March 10, 2013

    Ipoh: Australia brightened their chances of making the final of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup after crushing Pakistan 6-0 for their second consecutive win in the tournament, here Sunday. Australia proved too hot for Pakistan to handle as the world champions scored through Daniel Mirecki (8th minute), Matt Gohdes (9th...
  • As it happened: India vs Korea, Azlan Shah Cup March 10, 2013

    An indifferent Rupinder Pal Singh failed to make use of six penalty corners (PC) on Sunday that cost India a narrow 1-2 defeat against Korea at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup - their second loss in as many games after losing to Australia. India were late to come out of their...
  • Veteran Huat is Malaysia's flagbearer in Ipoh March 10, 2013

    Ipoh: Veteran Chua Boon Huat, a rare breed of Malaysian player to have figured in all major hockey events since making his international debut in 1999, was the cynosure of all eyes on day one of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup tournament here. The 33-year-old, with 321 appearances is the highest...
  • India favourites against Korea despite losing first game March 10, 2013

    New Delhi: If India's performance in the first match against Australia - where they fought valiantly before going down 3-4 - is anything to go by, Danish Mujtaba's boys should be the favourites to bag three points when they take on Korea in their second match of the Sultan Azlan...