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Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: India vs Pakistan - As it happened...

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup: India vs Pakistan - As it happened...

Prior to this match, India had won 8 of the 14 matches against their neighbours in the tournament.

'Relaxed' Indian men to try out new things in FIH World League Semifinal

'Relaxed' Indian men to try out new things in FIH World League Semifinal

Already assured of a place in next year's Rio Olympics, a relaxed Indian men's hockey team would look to experiment with its strategies in the FIH World League Semifinals where it takes on a lowly France in the side's tournament opener here Saturday.

New Zealand stop Oz juggernaut to win 2nd Azlan Shah title

New Zealand stop Oz juggernaut to win 2nd Azlan Shah title

A gritty New Zealand surprised world champions Australia 3-1 in the penalty shoot-out in a keenly-contested summit clash to claim their second Azlan Shah Cup hockey title here on Sunday.

Azlan Shah Cup: Spirited India beat Korea in shoot-out to finish 3rd

Azlan Shah Cup: Spirited India beat Korea in shoot-out to finish 3rd

India produced a spirited performance to beat Korea 4-1 in the penalty shoot-out after both the teams were locked at 2-2 at regulation time, to finish a creditable third in the 24th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament, here.

Win against Aussies showed we can play hockey: Paul van Ass

Win against Aussies showed we can play hockey: Paul van Ass

 The 4-2 win over world champions Australia in the Azlan Shah Cup here was India's new chief coach Paul van Ass' first big win since taking over the charge a month back and he said Saturday's result showed the world that the Sardar Singh-led side "can play hockey".

India stun world champions Australia in Azlan Shah Cup

India stun world champions Australia in Azlan Shah Cup

Young striker Nikkin Thimmaiah scored a hat-trick as India produced their best performance of the tournament to stun world champions and title holders Australia 4-2 on Saturday and secure a place in the third and fourth place play-off at the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here.

Azlan Shah Cup: Paul van Ass gives special attention to penalty corners ahead of tie against Australia

Azlan Shah Cup: Paul van Ass gives special attention to penalty corners ahead of tie against Australia

Aware that India will not get too many scoring chances against world champions Australia in Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here on Saturday, chief coach Paul van Ass emphasized on penalty corner conversion drills during the team's short practice session here.

In Australia, India face toughest challenge in Azlan Shah Cup

In Australia, India face toughest challenge in Azlan Shah Cup

Out of title reckoning, a misfiring India would look to redeem some pride with an improved performance in their last league match but it would be easier said than done against world champions Australia in the 24th Azlan Shah Cup, here on Saturday.

Azlan Shah Cup: Australia book final berth, Korea beat Malaysia to keep hopes alive

Azlan Shah Cup: Australia book final berth, Korea beat Malaysia to keep hopes alive

World champion Australia's title defence continued in the right earnest as they defeated Trans-Tasman rivals New Zealand 3-1 to register their fourth straight win, while Korea beat hosts Malaysia 3-2 to stay in the hunt in the Azlan Shah Cup hockey here today.

Azlan Shah Cup: Demoralised India look to bounce back against Malaysia

Azlan Shah Cup: Demoralised India look to bounce back against Malaysia

Still winless after two outings, a demoralised India would be desperate to get their Azlan Shah Cup hockey campaign back on track with a positive result against a spirited Malaysia in their third league match, here.

We must reduce our mistakes, says Paul van Ass

We must reduce our mistakes, says Paul van Ass

After India suffered a 1-2 loss at the hands of New Zealand in their second match of the Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament, team's new chief coach Paul van Ass said that despite being the better side on turf for the second consecutive day, results continued to elude his side.

Jamie Dwyer wants to win gold in Rio before signing off

Jamie Dwyer wants to win gold in Rio before signing off

 Jamie Dwyer has got all the trophies in his cupboard which a hockey player dreams of while picking up the stick and the legendary Australian now aspires a "fairytale" finish to his illustrious career with a gold medal in 2016 Rio Olympics.

Satisfied with performance but not with result: Paul van Ass

Satisfied with performance but not with result: Paul van Ass

The hard-fought 1-1 draw against Korea in the Azlan Shah Cup was Paul van Ass' first international game as India's chief coach and the Dutchman said he was "satisfied" with the way his wards played today, although he regrets not finishing as winners. 

India to tour The Netherlands to prepare for World Cup

Aiming to prepare in the best possible way for this year`s World Cup, the Indian hockey team will train at the event`s host city -- The Hague, Netherlands -- from April 11 to 19.

PHF seeks government help to proceed with planned India series

The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has sought help from its government to proceed with a bilateral series with India, planned for March-April this year.

India not to participate in Azlan Shah Cup

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.

Need to work on fitness ahead of World League semis: Sardar

Returning to the ground after a well-deserved two months break, captain of the Indian hockey team Sardar Singh feels fitness will be key to their success in the World League semifinals to be held at Rotterdam, Netherlands from June 13 to 23.

All in the game, Nobbs says on controversial penalty stroke

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.

India lose 0-2 to NZ, out of Azlan Shah Cup final race

India`s hopes of qualifying for the final of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament went up in smoke after they crashed to their third defeat in the event, losing 0-2 to defending champions New Zealand in their must-win penultimate round-robin match here today.

India face NZ in another must-win match of Azlan Shah Cup

Their campaign back on track after the morale-boosting win over arch-rivals Pakistan, India cannot afford to relax as they face another must-win situation against defending champions New Zealand tomorrow to stay alive in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament here.