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Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey

Malaysia met South Africa in the second match of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Ipoh. Despite the current spell of extreme humidity, Malaysia have home ground advantage and get to play at the 8.05pm slot. It was a close match between the two teams as South Africa are ranked 12th whereas Malaysia at 13th in ... continue reading »

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey

The 23rd edition of Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, international invitational men's field hockey tournament, kicked off at Stadium Azlan Shah in Ipoh yesterday with a first match between Australia and China. Australia are top-ranked in this tournament, while China is at the bottom. In fact, although this year's tournament will not see both Pakistan and India ... continue reading »

Sultan Azlan Shah Cup

Similar to last year's Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, an international invitational field hockey tournament hosted in Ipoh, this year's 23rd edition of SAS Cup will also see six nations competing only. Pakistan withdrew at the last minute. However, unlike last year, 2014 will see new nations competing, namely China and South Africa. Below is the schedule of ... 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 »

Asia Cup championship match

The finals of the 9th Asia Cup was keenly contested between India and South Korea. As defending champions, South Korea had a reputation as the 'best in Asia' to live up to. They are also the first Asian team to secure a spot at the Hockey World Cup at The Hague, Holland in 2014. India, on the ... continue reading »

Asia Cup bronze medal match

The bronze medal match saw Malaysia take on Pakistan. The Malaysian boys put on a very disappointing display, especially in the early part of the game. Once the game picked up momentum, it was Pakistan which showed their superiority on the field. Actually, they were like a wounded tiger striking back, after their failure to feature at the ... continue reading »

Asia Cup hockey

Despite the many chances Malaysia had, the boys were unable to convert them into goals. It was very disappointing, especially on Merdeka night, when the nation was celebrating Independence Day. India went all out to win from the first minute, to cement their place in the Hockey World Cup at The Hague in the Netherlands next ... continue reading »

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