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Australian hockey star Jamie Dwyer supports fives format for Olympics

Jamie Dwyer conducts a hockey clinic with teenagers before this week's Hockey 6s at Hong Kong Football Club. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Australian hockey idol Jamie Dwyer has thrown his support behind the proposed five-a-side format for the Olympics, saying that it would provide a more entertaining spectacle on television and secure the future of the sport at the Games.

Thursday, 28 March, 2013, 4:16am

Star-studded line up of players for Hockey 6s tournament

Australian legend Jamie Dwyer. Photo: Dickson Lee

The World Hockey Challenge will feature stars from the four representative teams - Australia, Great Britain, the Netherlands and the Hong Kong Barbarians - competing in the international section of the Hockey 6s. The International Federation of Hockey (FIH) has backed the all-star format.

1 Feb 2013 - 2:45am

Germany beat Netherlands to retain men's hockey title at London Games

Fast-paced attacking pays off for Germany

12 Aug 2012 - 9:36pm

Challenging team sport

Hockey is played in Hong Kong by a vibrant community of more than 3,000 people of all ages who participate in mini-hockey tournaments, youth and adult leagues, for both sexes.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm

Precision is the name of Green's game on and off the field

Michael Green has always been precise. The former Germany hockey international was quick to link the ball to his forwards, while marshalling a defence considered one of the strongest in the world.

Precision is even more essential in his line of work: he is an orthopaedic surgeon.

1 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Fast-paced sport for all

With ice skating rinks in major shopping centres around Hong Kong, many people are able to enjoy the challenge of staying upright as they negotiate their way around the rink.

For confident skaters, young and old, playing ice hockey can stretch their skills in a fast-paced, high intensity environment.

6 Aug 2011 - 12:00am

Young rink warriors are ready for the challenge

The city's annual major ice hockey tournament - 2011 Mega Ice Hockey 5 - will kick off at the Mega Ice rink next week. Youth division matches will take place from May 2 to 7.

Local junior elite players are looking forward to facing opponents from Beijing, Singapore and elsewhere.

29 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Notes from the dorm

A rink of ice, two teams of girls and an age-old rivalry are the essentials of one of Bishop Strachan School's best traditions: hockey day. When the weather outside is frightful and students are slumping over their desks with the winter blues, ice hockey is the answer to all our problems. It is a true Canadian sport that can be found everywhere you go here.

16 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

A modern game that has an ancient past

As Beijing indulged in one ceremony after another to mark the 100-day countdown to the Olympics this week, the unassuming township of Morin Dawa, tucked away on the northwest fringe of Inner Mongolia's grasslands, woke up to yet another tranquil morning.

4 May 2008 - 12:00am