Friday, August 19, 2022

Malaysia

Commonwealth Games: The 1998 brawl that gave field hockey icy introduction

'Hey Canada, This Isn’t Ice Hockey' screamed the front page of Malaysia’s leading national newspaper. At the 1998 Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur - the first time hockey had been played at the quadrennial Games - things got more than...

GB Hockey’s former fitness lead takes up Malaysia role

Malaysia have signed Great Britain's former fitness lead as the Speedy Tigers look towards Paris 2024 Olympic qualification. Tom Drowley left GB Hockey in November after a near seven-year tenure at Bisham Abbey where he led preparations for GB women's...

Malaysian hockey should look to ‘Zidane’ as model template

Malaysian international Faizal Saari finished top scorer in the men's Malaysia Hockey League with 17 goals as Terengganu won the TNB cup final. Terengganu beat fancied UniKL 2-0 in a shoot-out after a thrilling 4-4 draw in normal time at...

Oltmans quits Malaysia with Paul Revington in line as coach

Paul Revington, who recently quit as GB women’s elite development programme coach, is in line to replace Rolant Oltmans as Malaysia national coach after the Dutchman's decision to return home. Last month, Revington accepted an opportunity overseas and reports from...

Olympic hockey qualifier: Great Britain ease past Malaysia in superb display

THP Report | Lee Valley Great Britain men blitzed Malaysia with a stunning second-half tirade, scoring four times in 14 minutes to leave Danny Kerry's side in the hot seat ahead of Sunday's second leg match. It was a period...

Hockey shorts: Roelant Oltmans new Malaysia coach, Hertzberger’s milestone

Dutchman Roelant Oltmans is Malaysia's new head coach after he replaced Stephen Van Huizen on Monday. Oltmans, 64, quit the same role with Pakistan 10 days ago, while he will now aim to guide Malaysia to the Tokyo Olympics. Van Huizen...

World hockey turns down Malaysia and India automatic Olympic places

World hockey chiefs will turn down the Asian Hockey Federation's request that the silver medallists from the Asian Games be awarded Tokyo 2020 berths. The International Hockey Federation confirmed to The Hockey Paper that it had received a letter from...

Malaysia set to bid for hockey World Cups

By The Hockey Paper Malaysia will put in bids this week to host major tournaments over the next four years, including the 2022 World Cups. The Malaysian Hockey Confederation (MHC) will submit bids to to host the 2022 Men and Women’s...
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