Hockey World League Semifinal: India succumb to Australian pressure, suffer 2-6 loss
Hockey World League Semifinal: India succumb to Australian pressure, suffer 2-6 loss

India's defence caved in under pressure as a rampaging Australia crushed them 6-2 in the last league fixture of the FIH World League Semifinals, here on Sunday.

Britain beat Australia for first time in 17 years

Great Britain upset the odds in spectacular fashion to beat world champions Australia for the first time since 1998 with a 3-1 victory in a one-off Test in London on Saturday.

Australia name experienced squad for Hockey World League
Australia name experienced squad for Hockey World League

Reigning World champions Australia on Tuesday went with experience as they announced an 18-member squad for the 10-team Hockey World League Semi-Final in Antwerp next month.

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.

Australia, NZ continue winning run in Azlan Shah Cup
Australia, NZ continue winning run in Azlan Shah Cup

Defending champions Australia and New Zealand continued their unbeaten run in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup by thrashing Korea 5-2 and lowly Canada 5-0 respectively in their league matches on the third day of the hockey tournament here on Wednesday.

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.

Jamie Dwyer scores in record-breaking international return
Jamie Dwyer scores in record-breaking international return

In his record-breaking 322nd appearance for the Australian hockey team, veteran Jamie Dwyer showed that he is still as goal-hungry as ever, scoring the side's fourth goal -- and his 207th -- in a 7-0 trouncing of Canada in a match of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup tournament here on Sunday.

Jamie Dwyer on brink of record-breaking international return
Jamie Dwyer on brink of record-breaking international return

The 24th edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, starting here from Sunday, signals the return to action of Australian World Cup winners Jamie Dwyer and Glenn Turner after a 10-month absence from their national hockey team.

Punjab Warriors to meet Dabang Mumbai in the last league match
Punjab Warriors to meet Dabang Mumbai in the last league match

Having already booked a berth in the semifinals, Jaypee Punjab Warriors would be looking to sign off the league stage with a win against the bottom-placed Dabang Mumbai, who would be playing for pride in their last league match of the Hero Hockey India League here on Thursday.

Punjab Warriors hope to continue winning run in HIL 3

Comfortably placed a the top the points table, Jaypee Punjab Warriors would be hoping to consolidate their position when they take on Uttar Pradesh Wizards in a league match of the third Hero Hockey India League (HIL), here tomorrow.

HIL played a big part in Indian hockey's resurgence: Jamie Dwyer
HIL played a big part in Indian hockey's resurgence: Jamie Dwyer

Legendary Australian striker Jamie Dwyer feels Hockey India League (HIL) has played a "big part" in the resurgence of the game in India, a country which has a rich history of eight Olympic gold medals.

Punjab Warriors beat Kalinga Lancers 4-2 in HIL
Punjab Warriors beat Kalinga Lancers 4-2 in HIL

 Punjab Warriors skipper Jamie Dwyer led from the front as his team put up a clinical performance defeating Kalinga Lancers 4-2 in a Hockey India League match played under biting cold conditions, here tonight.

HIL: Mumbai, Punjab play out exciting draw
HIL: Mumbai, Punjab play out exciting draw

Hosts Dabang Mumbai and last year's runners-up Punjab Warriors played out an exciting 3-3 draw in their opening game of the Hero Hockey India League at the Mahindra Stadium here today.

Jamie Dwyer, Barry Dancer find HIL "best in the world"
Jamie Dwyer, Barry Dancer find HIL "best in the world"

Hockey India League (HIL) on Wednesday earned high praise from two Australians - player-turned-coach Barry Dancer and current international Jamie Dwyer - who hailed the franchise-based tournament, commencing tomorrow, as "the best in the world".

Jamie Dwyer hopes Punjab Warriors will be third time lucky in HIL
Jamie Dwyer hopes Punjab Warriors will be third time lucky in HIL

Australian great Jamie Dwyer is confident that his team Jaypee Punjab Warriors will go one better in the upcoming Hockey India League (HIL) and win the trophy.

Coaches taking Champions Trophy to develop their teams for Rio Olympics
Coaches taking Champions Trophy to develop their teams for Rio Olympics

The Champions Trophy is regarded as the third most important hockey tournament after Olympics and the World Cup, but almost all the eight participating teams in the ongoing edition here have fielded relatively young squads to "develop" their bench strength for the 2016 Rio Olympics.

HHIL's top pic Tom Boon draws inspiration from Sardar Singh, Jamie Dwyer
HHIL's top pic Tom Boon draws inspiration from Sardar Singh, Jamie Dwyer

Surprised to emerge as the costliest player ever of the Hero Hockey India League (HHIL), Belgian forward Tom Boon says besides his family he has always looked upto India captain Sardar Singh, Australian great Jamie Dwyer and Dutch legend Teun de Nooijer for inspiration.

Planning to call it quits within next two months, says Jamie Dwyer

Legendary Australian hockey player Jamie Dwyer is all set to call time on his illustrious career within next two months, ruling out any possibility of representing the `Kookaburras` in their Champions Trophy defence in India later this year.

India need to overcome "away" challenges in Glasgow CWG: Dwyer

As in cricket, India are a formidable hockey side in their own den but if the erstwhile giants of the game want to play in their second consecutive Commonwealth Games final they will need to overcome challenges away from home, feels Australian legend Jamie Dwyer.

Hockey World Cup: Australia clinch third title, thrash Netherlands 6-1

Australia clinched their third hockey World Cup by successfully defending the title they had won four years ago in New Delhi when they thrashed hosts Netherlands 6-1 in the final at the Kyocera Stadium here Sunday.