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  • Pakistan outclass Oman

    22-Dec-2012
    The News   DOHA: Pakistan hockey team began its campaign on an impressive note in the second Asian Champions Trophy when it outclassed Oman with a huge margin of 8-3 here at the Al-Rayyan Hocke... Read More...
  • Pakistan thrash Oman in Asian Champions Trophy opener

    22-Dec-2012
    DAWN News   KARACHI: Pakistan started their Asian Hockey Champions Trophy campaign in style, trouncing Oman 8-3 in the opening match on Thursday in Doha, Qatar. Shakeel Abbasi scored three goa... Read More...
  • Hockey: Pakistan beat china by 5-2

    22-Dec-2012
    The News  DOHA: Pakistan hockey team defeated China by 5-2 in an Asian Champions Trophy Hockey match, Geo News reported Friday. Waqas Sharif and Haseem Khan played key role in Pakistan’s ... Read More...
  • Pak alive, India's horror run continues

    06-Aug-2012
    Pakistan kept alive their hopes of reaching the semi-finals of the men's hockey tournament, but India sank to yet another loss, this time to South Korea. Pakistan snatched victory with two late ... Read More...
  • Jackson stars as Britain thrash Pakistan

    05-Aug-2012
      The News     LONDON: Ashley Jackson produced a master-class to propel Great Britain to a 4-1 victory against Pakistan in their Group A match o... Read More...
  • ‘There is still hope for Pakistan’

    05-Aug-2012
    The News   KARACHI: The Green-shirts are still in the race for a semifinal berth in the hockey event of Olympics, as a victory against South Africa and a draw aga... Read More...
  • Confident Pakistan look to tame Great Britain today

    03-Aug-2012
    The New Khalid Hussain   KARACHI: Pakistan were on Thursday eyeing Britain’s scalp after giving their bid for an Olympic semifinal spot a big boost with a 2-0 triumph over Pool A rival... Read More...
  • Green-shirts are going great, says Samiullah

    03-Aug-2012
    The News   KARACHI: With a draw against Spain and now a victory against Argentina, Pakistan are now left with just one real hurdle when they face host Great Britain on August 3 to qualify for s... Read More...
  • Olympics: Pakistan beat Argentina 2-0 in men's hockey

    02-Aug-2012
    Tribune By Web Desk LONDON: Pakistan triumphed over Argentina 2-0 in the men’s hockey tournament in at the Riverbank arena on Wednesday. Pakistan took t... Read More...
  • Pakistan hold Spain 1-1

    31-Jul-2012
    The News Khalid Hussain KARACHI: Veteran striker Rehan Butt’s superb goal helped Pakistan hold 2008 silver medalists Spain to a 1-1 draw in their opening match of London 2012 men’s ho... Read More...
  • Sohail scores brace as Pakistan win 5-0 in Cannock

    21-Jul-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Pakistan ended their final pre-Olympic training camp in the English town of Cannock on a high when they blanked a combined XI 5-0 in a practice game on T... Read More...
  • Pakistan look to shine in London

    19-Jul-2012
    The News  Khalid Hussain   KARACHI: While most of the other competing teams have either arrived in London or will be there in a day or two for Olympics 2012, Pakistan&... Read More...
  • Humble Olympic dreams for Pakistan athlete

    13-Jul-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Pakistan’s wild card sprinter Liaquat Ali dreams of racing against Usain Bolt and Tyson Gay, hoping to give the world’s fastest men a run for... Read More...
  • PHF names final squad for Olympics

    10-Jul-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Pakistan on Monday announced their final 18-man squad for London 2012 Olympic Games which will begin from July 27.   Following a series o... Read More...
  • Angry Australia aim for hockey clean sweep in Olympics

    06-Jul-2012
    The News     LONDON: Australia’s men’s team may be looking to hold all the sport’s major titles by winning gold at the London Olympics but coach Ric ... Read More...
  • Hockey think-tank to discuss London plans today

    20-Jun-2012
    The News  Khalid Hussain KARACHI: Pakistan hockey’s think-tank will go back to the drawing board on Wednesday (today) for one last time before this summer’s Olympic Games to fin... Read More...
  • Belgium thrash Pakistan 6-1

    13-Jun-2012
    The News KARACHI: Pakistan hockey team’s nightmare continued on Monday when they were crushed 6-1 by Belgium in a match in Antwerp just weeks before the Olympics gets underway in London nex... Read More...
  • NZ pip Argentina for Azlan Shah Cup

    04-Jun-2012
    The News IPOH, Malaysia: New Zealand beat Argentina 1-0 in a tough and thrilling final clash in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup men’s hockey tournament Sunday that bodes well for the Black Sticks... Read More...
  • ‘It’s time for PHF management to go’

    02-Jun-2012
    The News Syed Intikhab Ali KARACHI: Former Olympians and stalwarts criticised the Pakistan hockey chiefs on Friday for the dismal performance of the national hockey team in Sultan Azlan Shah Ho... Read More...
  • Results – Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2012

    01-Jun-2012
    Results Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2012   № Team Played ... Read More...
  • South Koreans whip Pakistan 4-0

    29-May-2012
    The News IPOH, Malaysia: Pakistan on Monday suffered their second defeat in less than 24 hours when they were blanked 4-0 by South Korea in their Sultan Azlan Shah Cup clash here. Setting a br... Read More...
  • Pakistan beaten 3-1 by New Zealand in Azlan Shah Cup

    28-May-2012
    DAWN KARACHI: Pakistan lost 3-1 to New Zealand in their second match of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup on Sunday in Ipoh, Malaysia. The Greenshirts were down 2-0 at half-time after goals in the 8th an... Read More...
  • We will be ready for London: Sohail Abbas

    26-May-2012
    The News Khalid Hussain KARACHI: Pakistan captain Sohail Abbas announced on Friday that his team will be ready to ‘tackle all issues’ at this summer’s Olympic Games in London. ... Read More...
  • Old green turf to be shifted to KHA complex

    23-May-2012
    The News   Syed Intikhab Ali   KARACHI: The installation of blue astro turf at PHF’s Hockey Club of Pakistan (HCP) in Karachi has been approved by the Sindh government and the pr... Read More...
  • Juniors were unlucky to lose final: coach

    17-May-2012
    The News KARACHI: Pakistan juniors goalkeeping coach Olympian Ahmed Alam has said Pakistan were unlucky to lose the final of the 7th Junior Hockey Asia Cup. “We were disappointed, but w... Read More...
  • Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Hockey Tournament

    16-May-2012
    National training camp commences Daily Times LAHORE: A short duration national hockey training camp for the upcoming Sultan Azlan Shah Cup started at National Hockey Stadium here on Tuesday w... Read More...
  • ‘PHF should come out of inferiority complex’

    10-May-2012
    The News KARACHI: Having bagged 48 medals international medals out of which 21 were gold and still being the most successful hockey playing nation, Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) needs to have s... Read More...
  • Juniors fighting it out

    06-May-2012
    By Ijaz Chaudhry The hockey world will always be grateful to Pakistan as a number of international hockey events are the brainchild of Pakistan’s authorities — the World Cup, the Champion... Read More...
  • S Africa look strong in Olympic hockey qualifier

    29-Apr-2012
    The Nation KAKAMIGAHARA  - South Africa beat the Czech Republic 6-2 on Saturday for their second straight win in the men's hockey Olympic qualifiers for this year's London Games. Japan, s... Read More...
  • U-21 Girls Hockey C’ship

    29-Apr-2012
    The Nation LAHORE – Railways, Punjab Whites and Wapda scored easy wins in the 2nd PHF U-21 Girls Hockey Championship here at the National Hockey Stadium on Saturday. Railways thrashed Paki... Read More...
  • Field Hockey: Japan, Azerbaijan win in Olympic qualifiers

    28-Apr-2012
    Daily Times KAKAMIGAHARA: Forward Kaori Fujio scored a hat-trick to lead Japan to an 8-0 thrashing of Malaysia on Friday in the women’s hockey final qualifying tournament for the London Olymp... Read More...
  • Gojra Hockey Academy trials today

    27-Apr-2012
    The News LAHORE: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) will conduct trials for its Gojra Academy on Friday (today). Interested boys have been directed to report for the trials on time. Source: http:/... Read More...
  • Umar set to lead colts in Junior Asia Cup

    25-Apr-2012
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  • Coach eyes Junior World Cup berth

    24-Apr-2012
    The News correspondent   KARACHI: Ahmed Alam, Pakistan’s junior hockey team’s goal-keeping coach, has said that he was striving for the colts to lift the 7th men’s Junior Asia... Read More...
  • U21 Women National hockey event begins on April 26

    24-Apr-2012
     The News   KARACHI: The second edition of U21 Women’s National Hockey Championship will be played at National Hockey stadium in Lahore from April 21-May 6. The PHF Women’s Wi... Read More...
  • PHF to conduct Lahore Academy trials tomorrow

    24-Apr-2012
    The News   LAHORE: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) will conduct trials to select players for its Lahore Academy on Wednesday (tomorrow). PHF will also conduct trials for its Gojra Academy on A... Read More...
  • Seven Pakistan players in rebel league row

    21-Apr-2012
    The News      KARACHI: Pakistan hockey authorities on Friday ordered seven players to explain their appearance in a rebel league in India, casting doubt over their participation in t... Read More...
  • Exam-taking boys miss hockey trials

    21-Apr-2012
     The News   Syed Intikhab Ali   KARACHI: A large number of talented junior hockey players could not participate in the trials for the academy being reopened at the Hockey Club of Pa... Read More...
  • WSH ignites revolt

    29-Feb-2012
    Khalid Hussain   KARACHI: Pakistan’s hockey authorities were facing a player revolt on Tuesday just 150 days before the Olympic Games tee off in London when several of the country’s... Read More...
  • Will Pakistan be able to find apt replacements?

    28-Feb-2012
    our correspondent KARACHI: Pakistan’s hockey players and officials will assemble in Lahore on Wednesday (tomorrow) with a huge task confronting them ahead of this summer’s Olympic Games i... Read More...
  • Two hockey academies in Sindh close down

    22-Feb-2012
    The News  Syed Intikhab Ali   KARACHI: When Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) had decided to set up academies at grass roots level across the country about two years ago, the decision ... Read More...
  • Will Abbasi take over as new captain?

    21-Feb-2012
    The News   Khalid Hussain KARACHI: Having axed Muhammad Imran from their preliminary squad, Pakistan will need a new captain to lead their team at this summer’s Olympic Games in London... Read More...
  • Pakistan axe hockey captain Imran, recall Rehan Butt

    18-Feb-2012
    The News   Khalid Hussain   KARACHI: Pakistan on Friday dumped three of their leading hockey players including the team’s captain less than six months before the start of Olympic G... Read More...
  • PHF names probables for Junior Asia Cup

    16-Feb-2012
    The News KARACHI: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) on Wednesday announced 25 probables for 7th Junior Asia Cup to be played in Malaysia from May 3-13. The Junior Asia Cup is the qualifier for Asian ... Read More...
  • Pakistan move closer to final Olympic plans

    10-Feb-2012
    The News    Khalid Hussain KARACHI: Pakistan are planning to camp in London at least a fortnight before the 2012 Olympic Games explode into action on July 27 in a bid to give a final p... Read More...
  • Hanif Khan backs PHF Academy

    10-Feb-2012
    The News   KARACHI: Pakistan hockey chief selector Hanif Khan defended lacklustre Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) Academy which lost all of its nine matches in the National Championship, argui... Read More...
  • PHF Academy is a farce: Samiullah

    09-Feb-2012
    The News KARACHI: The PHF Academy project is nothing but a farce, said former hockey great Samiullah on Wednesday. The Academy failed to win even a single match in the National Hockey Champio... Read More...
  • Controversy mars National Championship

    08-Feb-2012
    The News    Nabeel Hashmi   KARACHI: Ahmed Alam, the tournament director of 59th National Hockey Championship, on Tuesday suspended Pakistan Air Force coach Abdul Rauf Ahmed Khan fo... Read More...
  • Draw against PIA keeps NBP in race for top-four

    07-Feb-2012
    The News   The News correspondent   KARACHI: Defending champions National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) kept their 59th National Hockey Championship title aspirations alive by registering a dra... Read More...
  • Views differ on hockey championship format

    05-Feb-2012
    The News    Nabeel Hashmi   KARACHI: Coaches and managers of teams participating in the National Hockey Championship are divided in their view on how the title-holders should be dec... Read More...
  • Paumen, Michelsen win FIH awards

    04-Feb-2012
    The News   LAUSANNE, Switzerland: Netherlands captain Maartje Paumen has been honoured by her fellow international hockey players by being named as the women’s FIH Player of the Year for ... Read More...
  • Safeer’s brace drives Army to upset win

    02-Feb-2012
    The News    Nabeel Hashmi   KARACHI: Mohammad Safeer scored a brace on Wednesday to propel Army to an upset 3-2 win over strong SSGC, while Ihsanullah struck a double in PIA’s... Read More...
  • We need Zeeshan: Salman

    01-Feb-2012
    The News   Nabeel Hashmi KARACHI: Seasoned Pakistan goalkeeper Salman Akbar on Tuesday said that the national side needs the experience of Rehan Butt and Zeeshan Ashraf for this summer&rsquo... Read More...
  • PHF to host coaching clinic at HCP next week

    01-Feb-2012
    The News KARACHI: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) is organising a coaching clinic here at Hockey Club of Pakistan from February 6-10. Pakistan’s Dutch coach Michel van den Heuvel will be... Read More...
  • Coach backs PHF age policy

    31-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS KARACHI: Pakistan’s national coach Michel van den Heuvel on Monday threw his weight behind Pakistan Hockey Federation’s (PHF) policy of not allowing over-age players in the ... Read More...
  • Aleem scores brace as WAPDA overpower NAVY

    31-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS Nabeel Hashmi KARACHI: Aleem Bilal scored a brace and Rehan Butt continued his good show on road to international comeback by getting into the score-sheet in WAPDA’s 3-1 win over ... Read More...
  • Wasim wants age limit removed

    30-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS Nabeel Hashmi KARACHI: Former Olympian Wasim Feroze on Sunday said that the age limit in the 59th National Hockey Championship should be instantly lifted by the Pakistan Hockey Federati... Read More...
  • Atiq, Shabbir score hat-tricks in hockey

    30-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS THE NEWS CORRESPONDENT KARACHI: Fullback Mohammad Atiq scored a hat-trick as defending champions National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) ripped apart Port Qasim (PQ) 7-1 on Sunday in their 5... Read More...
  • WAPDA’s Imran Khan faces PAF protest

    30-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS THE NEWS CORRESPONDENT   KARACHI: Pakistan Air Force (PAF) have registered their protest against WAPDA’s Imran Khan in the ongoing 59th National Hockey Championship. Im... Read More...
  • No ban next year, Hanif tells players

    30-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS THE NEWS CORRESPONDENT KARACHI: The age restriction of being under-30 to be a part of National Hockey Championship is likely to be lifted next year as Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF... Read More...
  • WAPDA demolish PAF, Army down Port Qasim

    29-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS THE NEWS CORRESPONDENT KARACHI: Discarded Rehan Butt made his point by scoring a double in WAPDA’s 6-1 demolition of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) in their 59th National Hockey Cham... Read More...
  • PAF lament PHF age restriction rule

    29-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS Nabeel Hashmi   KARACHI: Pakistan Air Force (PAF) manager Rauf Khan cried foul after Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) allowed international players above the age of 30 to take par... Read More...
  • Kashif’s brace helps PIA win high-scoring tie

    28-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS  Nabeel Hashmi KARACHI: Temperamental fullback Kashif Ali scored a brace to help Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) defeat Army 5-3 in their 59th National Hockey Championship ma... Read More...
  • Good performances in C’ship will only be good for camp: Hanif Khan

    27-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS  KARACHI: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) chief selector Hanif Khan on Thursday said that good performance in the 59th National Hockey Championship would not guarantee inclusion in... Read More...
  • National hockey event from tomorrow

    25-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS KARACHI: The 59th edition of National Hockey Championship will begin here at Hockey Club of Pakistan from Thursday, January 26. The teams competing in the event are defending champion... Read More...
  • ‘Olympians eager to meet PHF in court’

    24-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS  KARACHI: Former Olympian Naveed Alam has said that he and other Olympians are waiting eagerly to meet Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) in the court. “We responded to the no... Read More...
  • PHF Cannot Intimidate Olympians: Naveed Alam

    13-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS   KARACHI: Former Olympian Naveed Alam on Thursday took a swipe against top Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) officials, stressing that instead of rectifying their mistakes they are tr... Read More...
  • Phf Chief Renews Demand For Apology

    12-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS   Otherwise, Qasim Zia says, former Olympians will have to face PHF in court KARACHI: Pakistan’s hockey chief Qasim Zia has warned former Olympians, who have levelled serious ... Read More...
  • Olympians Respond To Phf’s Legal Notice

    10-Jan-2012
    THE NEWS THE NEWS CORRESPONDENT  KARACHI: A group of former Olympians involved in a tussle with Pakistan’s hockey chiefs have submitted responses to legal notices served on the stalwa... Read More...
  • Olympians Rule Out Truce With PHF

    07-Jan-2012
     The News Our Correspondent  KARACHI: A group of former Olympic stalwarts on Friday ruled out a truce with the country’s hockey chiefs, saying that they will soon send their respons... Read More...
  • Olympians Fail to Reach Consensus

    06-Jan-2012
    The News KARACHI: A group of former Olympians have failed to come out with a consensus on how to deal with a legal notice served on them by the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF). According to sources... Read More...
  • Rehman Malik To Resolve PHF-Olympians Dispute

    06-Jan-2012
    The News By Our Correspondent ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Rehman Malik has expressed the hope that the dispute between Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) and former Olympians would be resolved the ne... Read More...
  • PHF Sends Legal Notice to Ex-Olympians

    29-Dec-2011
    The News Our Correspondent KARACHI: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) on Wednesday served a legal notice on a group of former Olympians, who had leveled allegations against the PHF that included huma... Read More...
  • Hockey Rebels Face Five-Year Bans

    27-Dec-2011
    The News Our Correspondent KARACHI: Hockey rebels in Pakistan will be banned for up to five years for participating in unsanctioned tournaments, the game’s governing body in the country warned... Read More...
  • PHF to File Defamation Suit Against Former Stalwarts

    27-Dec-2011
    Khalid Hussain The News KARACHI: Pakistan’s hockey chiefs have decided to take 13 of the country’s former stalwarts to court after being accused of a variety of offences that include hum... Read More...
  • PHF Hopes to Host Four-Nation Tournament In March-April

    27-Dec-2011
    The News KARACHI: Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) is set to host a four-nation hockey tournament in Lahore in March-April, PHF secretary Asif Bajwa told PPI.  “We have invited both Asian... Read More...
  • Pakistan Complete China Clean-Sweep

    26-Dec-2011
    The News Monday, December 26, 2011 LAHORE: Pakistan on Sunday completed a clean sweep of China in their four-match series, the first international hockey event in the troubled country since 2004. ... Read More...
  • Pakistan Clinch Hockey Series 3-0

    25-Dec-2011
    The News FAISALABAD: Pakistan on Saturday emerged victorious in a four-match series with China, the first international hockey in the troubled country since 2004. Pakistan notched up a 3-1 victory a... Read More...
  • Pakistan Bounce Back to Tame Scary China 5-3

    23-Dec-2011
    The News KARACHI: China gave Pakistan a scare in the second match of their four-match Test series on Thursday by taking a 2-0 lead early in the first half, but eventually lost 5-3, at Hockey Club of ... Read More...
  • HCP to Get New Astroturf: IBAD

    23-Dec-2011
    The News KARACHI: Sindh Governor Dr Ishrat-ul-Ibad announced on Thursday that the provincial government would provide Hockey Club of Pakistan with up-to-date Astroturf. Ibad was the chief guest durin... Read More...
  • Imran Elated With Forwards Firepower

    23-Dec-2011
    The News KARACHI: Captain Muhammad Imran was elated with his forwards’ firepower as they blasted five goals in Pakistan’s 5-3 win over fighting Chinese team in the second test.  &ld... Read More...
  • China have proved they are friends: Malik

    22-Dec-2011
    The News KARACHI: Interior minister Rehman Malik inaugurated the match between Pakistan and China on Wednesday and thanked China for sending their hockey team at a time when others are reluctant to t... Read More...
  • Pakistan Whip China 3-0 In Series Opener

    22-Dec-2011
    The News KARACHI: Pakistan made the most of their penalty-corner opportunities to thrash China 3-0 at Hockey Club of Pakistan on Wednesday in the first game of a four-match Test series. Although ... Read More...
  • Abbasi Wants Pakistan to Initiate ‘Nur Khan Trophy’

    21-Dec-2011
     Khalid Hussain The News KARACHI: Pakistan should lobby for the establishment of a Nur Khan international hockey tournament as a tribute to the legendary former national hockey boss, who passed... Read More...
  • China Hopes To Learn From Hosts

    21-Dec-2011
    The News   Our Correspondent KARACHI: China on Monday night became the first international hockey team to visit Pakistan in almost seven years. Hours after landing in Karachi, China’s... Read More...
  • Greenshirts Aim at Convincing Series Win

    20-Dec-2011
    The News Our Correspondent KARACHI: Pakistan on Monday vowed to put aside the bitter memories of a poor seventh-place finish at this month’s Champions Trophy and make their first ‘home... Read More...
  • HCP Ready for Pak-China Hockey Matches

    20-Dec-2011
    Syed Intikhab Ali The News   KARACHI: The preparations for two Pakistan-China Test matches at Hockey Club of Pakistan (HCP) have been completed, first of which is to be played here on Wednes... Read More...
  • Erratic Pakistan Fall To Britain In Auckland

    04-Dec-2011
    The News Australia survive Spanish scare as Champions Trophy explodes into action. AUCKLAND: Pakistan on Saturday squandered a series of scoring chances on their way to a 2-1 loss against Great Br... Read More...
  • Pakistan Face British Test

    03-Dec-2011
    The News Our Correspondent KARACHI: Former champions Pakistan will take the field at the North Harbour Hockey Stadium in Auckland on Saturday (today) for their first Champions Trophy outing in four ... Read More...
  • Greenshirtshold Germany 1-1 In Warm-Up

    01-Dec-2011
    The News KARACHI: Pakistan on Wednesday earned a morale-boosting result when they held second seeds Germany 1-1 in a practice match in Auckland ahead of the 2011 Champions Trophy which gets underway ... Read More...