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9th Asia Cup Official Dinner

Sep 6, 2013 Author: Emily | Filed under: Photos - Nikon D800, Sports
Asia Cup hockey

The lengthy 9th Asia Cup men's hockey tournament ran from Aug 24 to Sept 1. The official dinner, or gala dinner, was held on the only off day for the tournament, on Aug 29, at the Royal Perak Golf Club in Ipoh, Malaysia. I shall not write too much, as official dinners for sports tournaments are almost ... continue reading »

Asia Cup men’s hockey

The 9th Asia Cup men's field hockey tournament 2013 wrapped up in style with an amazing display of fireworks that lasted more than five minutes. Hosted at Ipoh's Azlan Shah hockey stadium, it saw eight Asian nations competing. They were South Korea, Japan, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Oman, Chinese-Taipei (Taiwan) and Malaysia. This tournament was a keen one ... continue reading »

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2013

The 22nd Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2013 invitational international men's field hockey, which began on 9th March, wrapped up on Sunday night (17th March), after six days of game-play, three matches a day, with much fanfare and glitz. 22nd Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2013 Final Results: Champions: Australia Runners-up: Malaysia 3rd: Korea 4th: New Zealand 5th: India 6th: Pakistan There were only six ... continue reading »

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2013

The last time Malaysia played in the Championship match of Sultan Azlan Shah Cup was in 2009, where they lost to Australia. In 2013, Malaysia meets Australia again, carrying the entire nation's hopes on their shoulders, to finally lift the trophy since its inception. Over the twenty two editions of this tournament, Malaysia has only been ... continue reading »

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2013

The bronze medal match between New Zealand and Korea found both teams trying to look for an opening to score. Both teams failed to convert their penalty corners as well. However, in the second half, things started to get rough, when New Zealand was awarded with a penalty corner, which they converted. Korea registered a protest ... continue reading »

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2013

A hockey match between Pakistan and India is always keenly contested. Never mind that this match was fought to see which team didn't end up at the bottom of the tournament. They just must win against their opponent. The feeling was mutual on both sides. Although there were some interesting parts in the game, especially the ... continue reading »

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2013 Gala Dinner

Mar 18, 2013 Author: Emily | Filed under: Events, Photos - Nikon D800
Sultan Azlan Shah Cup gala dinner

As with all sports tournaments, there was a gala dinner for players, officials, organising committee and members of the press. The gala dinner for the 22nd Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2013, was once again held at the ballroom of Royal Perak Golf Club. Players from six hockey teams who are participating in this prestigious invitational ... continue reading »

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