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Sultan Azlan Shah Cup mens hockey

With a solid sports development programme, including for hockey, it is no wonder that Australia are world number one. The South Korean lads had their hands full trying to defend and even managed to score twice but that wasn't good enough. Australia never took their strength for granted. Team Manager Paul Gaudoin said that although the Koreans ... continue reading »

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2015

Coach for Korea Shin Seok Kyu was definitely disappointed that his boys were unable to come away from that match against India with a full three points. The Asian giants were only able to draw 2-all in a tightly contested game. The Koreans had 6 or 7 young players, only 22 - 23 years old and ... continue reading »

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

The 24th edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, 9th as a permanent annual fixture in Ipoh since 2007, kicks off today with an opening match between Australia versus Canada. Australia are eight-time champion at this prestigious men's field hockey tournament but Canada are no stranger too, although the weather is a challenge for the North ... 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 »

Results: 21st Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2012

Jun 5, 2012 Author: Emily | Filed under: Sports
Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2012

After 11 days of competition, the Champions for this year's Sultan Azlan Shah cup were declared. We know that all six of the teams that accepted the invitation to play in Ipoh this year would proceed to the London Olympics next month, but which are the stronger teams? I have the finals results here in ... continue reading »

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup finals

First time in the finals of a Sultan Azlan Shah tournament, New Zealand (in black) played a solid game with a 1-nil score to lift the trophy. It was a tight match and there were quite a few chances for Argentina (in blue) to score but they failed to capitalise on them. Moreover, New Zealand's goalkeeper ... continue reading »

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2012

India (in blue) hadn't really played well throughout this Azlan Shah Cup tournament. However, watching this 3rd & 4th place playoff match, it looked like the team stepped up their game one notch, as if their blend of experience and youth finally gelled. Great Britain (in white) took a tactical risk by pulling out their goalkeeper ... continue reading »

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