Netherlands knocks out Olympic champions Germany, enter semis

Netherlands scored two first half goals to shut the door on Olympic champions Germany with a fighting 2-1 win and enter the semifinals of the Hero Hockey World League Final at the Major Dhyan Chnd National Stadium, here today.

India can reach semifinals, says Dutch coach Paul Vanass

The Netherlands coach Paul Vanass rates India as a strong team in the Hero Hockey World League Finals beginning here on January 10 and tipped the home side to reach the semifinals.

London Olympics 2012 Hockey: Germany beat Netherlands 2-1, retain title

Jan Phillip Rabente left a stamp of his brilliance to score twice in the final as defending champions Germany won the gold medal in men`s hockey.