Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Hockey Mens World Cup 2018

Trent Mitton
Kookaburras forward Trent Mitton says playing his 150th cap for his country in a World Cup quarter-final is “pretty special” having missed selection in both 2010 and 2014. Mitton, who turned 28 late last month, will bring up the milestone in Thursday morning’s knockout clash with world number 20 France. France...
Thierry Brinkman
Three-time champions Netherlands on Tuesday mauled lower-ranked Canada 5-0 in the final cross-over match to set up a quarterfinal clash against hosts India in the men's hockey World Cup, here. Dominating the proceedings, Netherlands scored five field goals through Lars Balk (16th minute), Robert Kemperman (20th), Thijs van Dam (40th,...
Manpreet Singh
Expecting the Netherlands to be their quarterfinal opponents in the World Cup, India captain Manpreet Singh Tuesday said they will continue to play attacking hockey in a game where there will be no margin for error. India's quarterfinal opponents will be decided later in the evening after the conclusion of...
Ajaz Ahmed
Pakistan's miserable campaign at the men's hockey World Cup finally came to an end after Olympic silver medallists Belgium thrashed the four-time champions 5-0 in the third cross-over match at the Kalinga Stadium here on Tuesday. Staring the match as favourites, the Red Lions toyed with the Pakistani defence which...
Jagdish Singh Gill
Canada will be facing off Netherlands in their do or die final crossover match today at the Odisha Mens Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar, India. The winner will get to play hosts India in the quarterfinals. Canada finished 3rd in Pool C after losing 2 and drawing 1 out of...
Abu Bakr
Pakistan might not be the same quality side that it once was, they might be facing their worst financial crunch ever, the jobs for hockey players might be getting less and the results might not be favouring them. But Abu Bakr Mahmood, the 20-year-old drag-flicker, prefers to see it...
Rashid Mahmood
Pakistan face Belgium in their do-or-die, crossover match of the Hockey World Cup in Bhubaneswar, India, on Tuesday (today). In the group stage, Pakistan lost two matches and drew one. Pakistan manager Hasan Sardar, while talking to ‘The News’ from India, expressed hope that the Green-shirts would play better. He...
Arthur De Sloover
As the Odisha Hockey World Cup is reaching knockout phases, the excitement has reached sky-high. Belgium will face Pakistan is first cross-over. Netherlands and Canada will fight for second cross-over. In 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup, 3rd ranked Belgium meets 13th ranked Pakistan in first cross-over. Pakistan men’s hockey team has faced problems...
Scott Tupper
Canada’s gritty pool-play performances against Belgium and South Africa were enough to secure a bid into the crossover stage of the 2018 Hockey World Cup. The Netherlands dropped a group match to Germany setting up a Tuesday night date between the Orange and Red in Bhubaneswar. In the end, the...
Gonzalo Peillat
Considered as the cornerstone of field hockey for so long, drag-flicks are fast becoming a "dying art" because of technological advancement of the game and experts feel it is time to infuse a new life to the scoring technique before it diminishes further. Danger is lurking over the art even...
Victor Charlet
France eked out a narrow 1-0 win over debutants China in the second cross-over match to advance to the quarterfinals of the men's hockey World Cup here on Monday. The lone goal of the match came in the 36th minute from the stick of Timothee Clement. France might be the lowest...
Luke Taylor
Goals from Will Calnan and Luke Taylor secured England a mouth-watering 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup quarter-final tie with Argentina.   It was a second straight win for Danny Kerry’s side at the tournament, following on from their 4-2 victory over Ireland in the previous game. The Black Sticks had chances throughout...
Classic Goals, unbelievable comebacks and some surprises - We're down to the twelve countries, at what has been one of the most surprising and entertaining Hockey World Cups of all-times. Lets check out who plays who moving ahead into the tournament. Date Match Teams Time in IST 10 December 2018 Crossover 1 England vs New Zealand  16:45 10 December 2018 Crossover 2 France...
Victor Charlet
France will play world no. 17 China in the cross-overs today and going by their form, they are expected to reach the quarterfinals, where a stern test awaits them in the form of two-time defending champions and world no.1 Australia. France’s coach Jeroen Delmee, a two-time Olympic gold medallist with...
David Ames
England are into the crossover stage of the Odisha Hockey Men's World Cup, and will play against New Zealand. The event is now into its knockout phase, and the winner of the game will face Olympic Champions Argentina in the quarter finals on Wednesday 12 December. This will be the first...

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