International Hockey Federation

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

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

HK forced to pull out of Macau tourney

Hong Kong has withdrawn from the Macau International Tournament in Taipa due to unavailability of players.

The nine-day event (starting this Saturday) at the Taipa Hockey Stadium, which is sanctioned by the International Hockey Federation (FIH), will now have seven teams.

4 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Treat in store for hockey fans

Hockey fans are in a for a treat this week with a world-class men's tournament starting today at King's Park, Kowloon.

12 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

Oman make most of life at the top

Oman moved to the top of the standings in the Asian Hockey Federation Cup after a 2-1 victory over Taiwan yesterday at King's Park.

They have a five-game total of 11 points, two points ahead of Sri Lanka's total from four games.

The seven-team standings are expected to change completely today, with at least four sides still in the championship hunt.

29 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Brothers-inspired goal blitz stuns Uzbekistan

Three of the four Ali brothers scored, inspiring Hong Kong to a 6-1 victory over Uzbekistan and reviving their hopes in the AHF Cup yesterday at King's Park.

28 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

'Dull' adverts to stay

There are no plans to change TV and radio advertisements publicising nominations for the Selection Committee, even though they have been criticised as dull.

Fih Fei, deputy director of the Preparatory Committee Secretariat, said complaints had been received every day since the announcement was first broadcast last Saturday.

23 Aug 1996 - 12:00am