Asia Cup Hockey: India rout Bangladesh, face Malaysia in semifinals

India drubbed Bangladesh 9-1 in their last league clash to take on hosts Malaysia in the semifinals of the 9th Asia Cup in Ipoh on Wednesday. India secured semifinal spot in the last four prior to their one-sided win against neighbours Bangladesh. India will face Malayasia on Friday while Pakistan take on a formidable South […]


Asia Cup Hockey: Oman stun Bangladesh 4-2 to stay in hunt

Debutants Oman sent higher-ranked Bangladesh out of the semifinal race while keeping their hopes alive with a stunning 4-2 win in a Pool B match of the ninth Asia Cup hockey tournament here on Monday. By virtue of this victory, 36th ranked Oman avenged their 1-4 drubbing at the hands of the same opponents in […]


Four hockey players suspended

As per the decisions, Jimmy, Zahid and Pintu were suspended from the national team for three years Bangladesh Hockey Federation suspended four players from all hockey activities, including national team duties yesterday for varying periods over their disruptive roles they played during Bangladesh’s Asia Cup Hockey campaign. Bangladesh Hockey Federation served show-cause notices to four […]


Hockey League committee call meeting on Saturday

The League Committee of Bangladesh Hockey Federation convened an emergency meeting for Saturday (July 1) to resolve the deadlock between the hockey players and the Hockey Federation. Hockey Federation general secretary Khawja Rahmatullah told this to UNB on Tuesday afternoon. “The League Committee called the meeting for Saturday to resolve the present crisis following players’ […]


Turning blue in Bangladesh

It’s more good news for the development of hockey in Bangladesh. Following Leandro Negre’s visit to the south asian country in January, the FIH President was able to announce that a new, blue, water-based pitch will be laid at the National Stadium in Dhaka. Travelling with Leandro on his visit to Banglasdesh was Steven Niven, […]


Janata bank shakes hand with Bangladesh Hockey Federation

Janata Bank Limited came up with financial sponsorship to help Bangladesh Hockey Federation bring a foreign coach for the national hockey team as well as to conduct the hockey camp, according to a news source. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was held between at the Bangladesh Olympic Association conference room on Monday. In one year […]


Will it be Double Dutch in The Hague?

A lot has changed in the 43 years since the first Hockey World Cup for men was played. On that occasion it was Pakistan who emerged as champions and indeed it was the Asian teams of India and Pakistan that the rest of the world looked up to because of their skill, dexterity and adventurous […]