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Hockey India appoint secretary general as President

By Daniel Etchells

The Indian men's hockey team celebrate their gold medal match triumph against Pakistan at the 2014 Asian Games ©Getty ImagesNarinder Batra has been elected unopposed as President of Hockey India for a four-year term at the organisation's fourth Congress. 

Four more teams book places at Hockey World League Round Two

By Emily Goddard

Egypt qualified for Round Two of the Hockey World League with a 100 per cent winning record in Nairobi ©FIHEgypt, Bangladesh and Azerbaijan's men and Kenya's women have all secured victory at their Hockey World League Round One competitions to book their places in Round Two of the tournament which offers Rio 2016 Olympic qualification.

London 2015 EuroHockey Championships one-year countdown begins

By Emily Goddard

The final countdown to the London 2015 EuroHockey Championships has begun ©England HockeyThe final countdown to the London 2015 EuroHockey Championships has begun with exactly a year to go until the competition gets underway.

Australia drown Indian hopes as Ciriello hat-trick secures fifth consecutive Commonwealth Games hockey title

By Gary Anderson at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre

Chris Ciriello was on deadly form as he bagged three goals to help Australia claim a fifth Commonwealth Games gold ©Getty Images A magnificent display of shooting from Chris Ciriello helped Australia secure a fifth consecutive Commonwealth Games gold medal in men's hockey as they overcame India 4-0 here today. 

Australia come back from brink of defeat to retain Commonwealth Games hockey title

By Nick Butler at the Glasgow National Hockey Centre

Australia celebrate their sensational victory in the women's hockey final ©Getty ImagesAustralia sensationally avoided a huge shock at the Commonwealth Games here tonight, equalising with 11 seconds to go against England, before winning a penalty shoot-out.

Russia return to international hockey scene with World League Round Two qualification

By Emily Goddard

Russia and Switzerland have qualified for the Hockey World League Round Two ©FIH/FFURussia have qualified for the Hockey World League Round Two to put an end to their 24-year absence at major tournaments in the sport.

Jason Lee stands down as England women's hockey coach weeks before Commonwealth Games

By Gary Anderson

Jason Lee has left his role as head coach of the England women's hockey team ©Ady KerryJason Lee has left his role as head coach of the England women's hockey team less than a month before the start of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games after an England Hockey review into the side's worst performance at a World Cup earlier this month.

England Hockey World Cup flops given second chance at Glasgow 2014

By Paul Osborne

Hockey England has unveiled the men's and women's team for the upcoming Commonwealth Games in Glasgow ©Getty ImagesEngland's women's hockey team will be looking to put the disaster of the recent World Cup behind them as 14 members of the team are named in the squad for next month's Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Australian Olympic hockey champion De Young retires

By Emily Goddard

Liam de Young has announced his retirement from competitive hockey ©Getty ImagesAustralian Olympic champion hockey player Liam de Young has announced his retirement from the sport.
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