Hockey

Kookas Hammer Pakistan In Melbourne Opener

MELBOURNE    :   Pakistan were ripped apart by the hosts Australia in their first match of the International Festival of Hockey at Melbourne’s State Netball Hockey Centre. The record four time World Champions’ 1-9 defeat is their worst ever in international hockey. Holland had defeated Pakistan 9-2 at the 2006 Champions Trophy in Terrassa, Spain. Australia, the reigning world champions, ...

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PHF announced 48 probables for the national camp for the Women’s Asian Challenge 2017

LAHORE     :   Pakistan Hockey Federation has announced 48 probables for the national camp for the Women’s Asian Challenge 2017 to be held at Bandar Seri Bagawan, Brunei from October 22-29. The following players have been asked to report at the National Hockey Stadium, Lahore on October 2nd. Trials for the final selection of the team will be held on ...

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PHF all geared-up to host the Pakistan Hockey Leagu in April next year

LAHORE    :  Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) is all geared-up to host the inaugural edition of country’s Professional League (PHL) in April next year. Shahbaz Ahmad Senior said that the franchise-based league would be played from April 24, 2018. “The matches of the league will be held in four cities including Karachi, Lahore, Gojra and Faisalabad,” he said. He said ...

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Indian women’s hockey team edges past Belgium junior men 4-3

BRUSSELS      : The Indian women’s hockey team ended their Europe Tour on a high after getting the better of the Belgium junior men’s team 4-3 in a thrilling encounter here. For India, Gurjit Kaur (7th and 11th minutes) and captain Rani (13th and 33rd minutes) scored twice to give the visitors their first win of the tour. A ...

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Hockey World XI to visit Lahore, Karachi

ISLAMABAD   : There is good news for sports lovers as they would see international players in action after both World XIs of cricket and hockey have planned to visit Pakistan to play matches against the national teams. A 14-member World XI led by South Africa’s Faf du Plessis would be touring Pakistan next month to play three Twenty20s for ...

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YMCA to hold hockey match to mark 70th Independence Day anniversary

KARACHI   : Youngmen Christian Association (YMCA) is organizing a hockey match in collaboration of Pakistan Hockey Federation on August 14 here at Edhi Hockey Stadium at 4:00 pm. A number offormer Olympians & International Hockey stars produced by YMCA Hockey Club have been invited to take part in the match. Two teams had been formed namely Ustad Masroor Ali ...

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Pakistan Blues beat Pakistan Greens in Jashan-e-Azadi hockey thriller

LAHORE    :     Pakistan Blues edged out Pakistan Greens by a  narrow margin of 3-2 on penalty shoot outs after a tough Jashan-e- Azadi hockey match at National Hockey Stadium on Saturday. Punjab Minister for Sports Jahangir Khanzada was the chief guest on this occasion. Both the teams showed great fighting game and attacked their opponents goal post several ...

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