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2 May 2017 | 7:00 AM

Time to buck up

IPOH: Malaysia will need to put up a greatly-improved showing if they are to collect full points against Britain in their third match at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament.

Huge task: Britain demolished Japan 5-3 in their Sultan Azlan Shah Cup match in Ipoh on Sunday. Malaysia will face Britain today. — Bernama
1 May 2017 | 7:00 AM

It’s a painful lesson

IPOH: Defending champions Australia taught Malaysia a goal-scoring lesson, strolling to a convincing 6-1 win at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament.

Out of my way: Australia’s Joshua Pollard (right) in action against Malaysia’s Faiz Helmi Jali in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup match in Ipoh yesterday. — RONNIE CHIN/The Star
30 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

Malaysia settle for draw against Japan in opener

IPOH: Malaysia failed to get off with a winning start as they were held to a 1-1 draw by gritty Japan in their opening match of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup.

That’s mine: Malaysia’s Fitri Saari (left) vying for the ball with Japan’s Genki Mitani in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup match in Ipoh yesterday. — RONNIE CHIN/The Star
29 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

Let’s do better this year

IPOH: Malaysia should aim to finish better than last year at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey tournament.

Time to improve: National skipper Mohd Shukri Mutalib (right) wants Malaysia to do better than last year’s fourth placing in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup which begins today.
28 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

Coach Stephen wants his men to be competitive in Ipoh

KUALA LUMPUR: National hockey coach Stephen van Huizen (pic) has called on his players to raise their game when they face higher-ranked teams in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, which begins in Ipoh tomorrow.

27 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

Aussies still a handful without skipper, says manager

KUALA LUMPUR: Defending champions Australia have been forced to make a change to their final squad for the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, which starts on Saturday.

26 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

A timely boost

KUALA LUMPUR: Former National Juniors defender Syed Mohamed Syafiq Syed Cholan is set to make his second outing with the senior national hockey team in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup, which starts in Ipoh on Saturday.

Proving his worth: Syed Mohamed Syafiq will feature for the second time with the national senior team in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Ipoh which starts on Saturday.
25 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

Faizal comes to Malaysia’s rescue with late equaliser

KUALA LUMPUR: Forward Faizal Saari scored a late goal to salvage a 3-3 draw for Malaysia in the second hockey Test against New Zealand.

Flying in: Shahril Saabah challenging New Zealand’s David Brydon in the second Test at the Tun Razak Stadium yesterday. — M. AZHAR ARIF/The Star
24 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

Kiwis get a spanking Malaysia turn on the style in first Test

KUALA LUMPUR: Nik Mohamed Aiman Nik Rozemi was the hat-trick star as Malaysia stunned world No.8 New Zealand 8-2 in the first hockey Test.

Full concentration: Malaysia’s Faiz Jali (left) and New Zealand’s Stephen Jenness vie for the ball during the Test match at the Tun Razak Stadium yesterday. Malaysia won 8-2. — M. AZHAR ARIF/The Star
23 Apr 2017 | 7:00 AM

Coach Stephen to gauge his players in matches against Kiwis

KUALA LUMPUR: For the 23 players in the national hockey team, the two Test matches against New Zealand will decide their fate for the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup.