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From health and happiness to a new home, hockey players reveal their hopes for 2015.

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As we say goodbye to 2014, and welcome in an action-packed 2015, we hear New Year Resolutions from some of the stars of the game, who are sure to shine on the hockey pitch during the next 12 months. India’s captain and talismanic midfielder, Sardar Singh, says: “My resolution is ...

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No funds, no hockey: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) secretary general

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KARACHI: “If the federal government does not provide the required funds for the development of the national sport, hockey will come to its end and the players will leave due to a financial crisis,” said Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Secretary General Rana Mujhaid at the 51st annual congress meeting of PHF ...

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Hockey moves indoors

Reigning champions Germany celebrate success (Photo: FIH)

Attention now turns from blue and green outdoor pitches to the shiny boards of the indoor game. The 2015 men’s and women’s World Cups are little under six weeks away and the teams are getting ready for another intensive week of hockey competition. Both the men’s and women’s event will ...

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‘Pakistan hockey team was victim of conspiracy in India’


KARACHI: The manager-cum-chief coach of Pakistan hockey team Shahnaz Shaikh said on Wednesday that the poor treatment meted out to the Pakistan team in the recently concluded Champions Trophy in Bhubaneswar, India by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) and Indian Hockey Federation was utterly shocking and a conspiracy to blunt ...

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Team Pakistan to be given ‘heroic’ welcome


Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has planned to give a historic welcome to the national hockey team that will return from India at Wagha border on Tuesday, December 16. PHF has made an appeal to the hockey fans to turn up to receive the national heroes, who have brought glory to ...

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Germany beat Pakistan to win Champions Trophy


BHUBANESWAR: Germany beat Pakistan 2-0 on Sunday to win the Champions Trophy final in Bhubaneswar. The German team defeated their Pakistani opponents comfortably during the final match. Christopher Wesley scored the opening goal for Germany, while Florian Fuchs scored the second. The final comes on the heels of a one ...

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Australia beat India to finish third in Champions Trophy


BHUBANESWAR: Australia defeated hosts India 2-1 to win the bronze medal in the Champions Trophy at the Kalinga Stadium here on Sunday. For the winners, Eddie Ockenden scored the first goal in the 18th minute. Later in the 42nd minute, Lalit Upadhyay made a goal to level the score 1-1. ...

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Two Pakistani players suspended for celebrations

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BHUBANESWAR: Acting on Indian pressure, Federatin of International Hockey (FIH) today slapped a one-match ban on two Pakistani players for their celebrations following the 4-3 win over arch-rival India in the semifinals of the Champions Trophy field hockey tournament. Both players Muhammad Tousiq and Ali Amjad have been handed one-match ...

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