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Dwyer to lead Australian men’s hockey team in Olympics


June 18th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 18 (IANS) Five-time world player of the year, Jamie Dwyer will lead a 16-member Australian men's hockey team in the 2012 London Olympics.The Kookaburras took home bronze from ... Read more...

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Champions Trophy hockey: Australia beat Spain in final


December 11th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 11 (IANS) Australia made history by becoming the first team to win four FIH Champions Trophy hockey tournaments in succession following a 1-0 win over Spain in the ... Read more...

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Dwyer receives FIH ‘Player of the year’ award


December 10th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 10 (IANS) Australian hockey superstar Jamie Dwyer was honoured with the men's FIH Player of the Year for 2011 while compatriot Matthew Swann won the Young Player award.It ... Read more...

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Champions Trophy: Australia beat Pakistan 6-1, NZ hold Netherlands 3-3


December 6th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 6 (IANS) Australia thrashed Pakistan 6-1 with captain Jamie Dwyer scoring a hat-trick while hosts New Zealand drew 3-3 with the Netherlands after a sensational day of action ... Read more...

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CWG men’s hockey: Oz hammer Malaysia 7-0


October 10th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) World champions Australia enjoyed a useful workout ahead of the semi-finals as they hammered Malaysia 7-0 to conclude their pool A league engagements with an all-win record ... Read more...

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CWG hockey: India lost the plot early in the game


October 7th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) India were shown their place in international hockey when Australia beat them 5-2 in a preliminary men's hockey league match of the Commonwealth Games here ... Read more...

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CWG men’s hockey: Oz thrash India 5-2


October 7th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) World champions Australia scored a clear-cut 5-2 win over India in a Pool A Commonwealth Games men's hockey match at the overflowing Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here ... Read more...

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Australia win World Cup after 24 years, beating Germany in a thriller (Lead)


March 13th, 2010 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Australia broke a 24-year jinx to win the Hockey World Cup for the second time as Luke Doerner slammed home a penalty-corner winner to ... Read more...

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India-Australia clash will be a free-flowing contest (Preview of India’s group)


February 22nd, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Australia, the perennial title favourites, are the biggest hurdle for India in the 12th men's Hockey World Cup, and against these 1986 champions there is no place to hide. Since ... Read more...

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No Indian shortlisted for International Hockey Federation’s award


December 2nd, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 2 (IANS) Unsurprisingly, no Indian figures in the list of nominees for the International Hockey Federation's 2009 Men's Player of the Year and the Young Player of the Year awards. Out ... Read more...

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Germans keeps hopes alive, Dutch and Aussies share points


August 17th, 2008 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 17 (DPA) World champions Germany, spluttering at the start of the Olympic men's hockey competition, won when it mattered to keep their semi-final chances alive, beating pool A leaders Spain ... Read more...

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