Pakistan hockey team

Pakistan hockey coach Farhat Khan resigns

Pakistan hockey coach Farhat Khan resigns

Farhat was brought in as head coach in July after Pakistan fared badly in the World hockey league tournament in London and replaced Khawaja Junaid and Hanif Khan. But even his tenure was littered with disappointments with Pakistan failing to even make the final of the Asia Cup. The team was lost by nine goals to Australia in a four-nation event in Perth and also suffered successive defeats against Japan.

Dec 19, 2017, 19:00 PM IST
Can't qualify for Olympics eating chana and khajoor: Pakistan skipper

Can't qualify for Olympics eating chana and khajoor: Pakistan skipper

 The captain of the Pakistan hockey team Mohammad Imran on Tuesday lashed out at the government for ignoring the national sport and said no one should expect big performances from players on a diet of "chana daal and khajoor".

Jul 07, 2015, 20:34 PM IST
India conspired against us before Champions Trophy final: Pakistan hockey coach

India conspired against us before Champions Trophy final: Pakistan hockey coach

Pakistan hockey team coach Shahnaz Sheikh made allegations that it was "India's conspiracy" to put pressure on his players ahead of the Champions Trophy final against Germany, which his team lost 0-2.

Dec 19, 2014, 18:31 PM IST
Welcome planned for Pak hockey team cancelled after attack

Welcome planned for Pak hockey team cancelled after attack

A grand welcome planned for Pakistan's hockey team which won a silver medal in Champions Trophy was on Tuesday called off after a brazen Taliban attack on a military-run school that killed at least 160 people, mostly children.

Dec 16, 2014, 20:25 PM IST

Hockey Junior World Cup: India beat Argentina, to play Pakistan for 9th place

India beat Argentina 4-2 here Thursday and set up a clash with arch-rivals Pakistan for ninth place in the Hockey Junior World Cup.

Dec 13, 2013, 10:13 AM IST

PHF Executive Board meets after Pak fails to qualify for WC

Changes are expected when the Pakistan Hockey Federation Executive Board meets in Lahore on Wednesday following the national team`s failure to qualify for next year`s World Cup.

Sep 11, 2013, 10:10 AM IST

Pakistan unlikely to sent players for 2014 Hockey India League

Pakistan did not play in the inaugural Hockey India League and it is extremely unlikely that they will also feature in the next year`s event.

Sep 02, 2013, 10:11 AM IST

Win against Pak showed mental strength of boys: Nobbs

Indian hockey coach Michael Nobbs today said that the victory against arch-rivals Pakistan twice in a span of seven days was very pleasing.

Mar 17, 2013, 16:07 PM IST

Rupinder double helps India beat Pak 4-2 in Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh struck twice as India defeated arch-rivals Pakistan 4-2 in a thrilling match and avoided the wooden spoon in the Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey tournament here today.

Mar 17, 2013, 16:00 PM IST

Pakistan considering pulling out of Junior Hockey World Cup

The Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) has threatened to pull out of the Junior World Cup to be staged across the India-Pakistan border in December this year after the Indian government cancelled the visit of the Indian team to Pakistan for the 10-match bilateral series, due to security reasons and growing tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours.

Mar 16, 2013, 15:32 PM IST

Shiv Sena protests against Pakistani hockey players in Mumbai

Shiv Sena workers on Sunday staged a protest at Mumbai Hockey Association`s stadium here against the participation of four Pakistani players in a scheduled practise session of `Mumbai Magicians` team.

Jan 13, 2013, 18:34 PM IST

Champions Trophy: Pakistan stun Germany to set up semifinal with The Netherlands

Shakeel Abbasi scored two goals to help Pakistan pull off a surprise 2-1 victory over Olympic champions Germany and advance to the semifinals of the Champions Trophy.

Dec 06, 2012, 12:39 PM IST

Johor Cup: Pakistan hold India to goalless draw

After posting two impressive wins, India were held to a goalless draw by arch-rivals Pakistan in their third round-robin league match at the Sultan of Johor Cup hockey tournament.

Nov 14, 2012, 20:26 PM IST

Sohail among 14 Pak stars to sign up for Hockey India League

Fourteen Pakistan hockey players, including star penalty corner specialist Sohail Abbas, have signed up for the inaugural Hockey India League.

Sep 09, 2012, 13:50 PM IST

Pak hockey coach blames senior players for Olympic debacle

The chief coach and manager of the Pakistan hockey team that finished seventh in the London Olympics has blamed senior players and the contingent`s chef-de-mission for the side`s failure to grab a medal at the showpiece event.

Sep 05, 2012, 09:49 AM IST

Pak hockey team returns home, accorded mixed reception by fans

Pakistan hockey squad today returned home from London Olympics to a mixed reception at the Lahore airport with dozens of angry fans greeting them with shouts of "shame shame" while others raised slogans in praise of them

Aug 15, 2012, 15:17 PM IST

We did much better than India: Pakistan hockey coach

Pakistan hockey coach Khawaja Junaid on Friday rubbed salt into the already beleaguered Indian team`s wounds by saying that his players have performed "much better" than their arch rivals in the Olympic Games.

Aug 11, 2012, 02:31 AM IST

Visa denial forces Pakistan’s senior players’ comeback from Europe

Three senior members of Pakistan’s hockey team Waseem Ahmed, Shakeel Abbasi and Mohammad Imran were denied visas by the Royal Netherlands Embassy, which has ended their hopes of being a part of the training tour of Europe, according to the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF).

Jun 12, 2012, 18:28 PM IST

HI proposes Indo-Pak series between domestic teams

Hockey India has proposed an annual eight-team tournament featuring the top four domestic sides of both the countries.

Jun 03, 2012, 13:00 PM IST

Sohail Abbas keen to produce good results

Pakistan`s penalty corner specialist, Sohail Abbas is keen to live up to the faith imposed on him by the Pakistan Hockey Federation.

May 15, 2012, 15:59 PM IST