(Reuters) - Netherlands battled past two-time defending champions Australia in a penalty shootout to set up an all-European World Cup final against Belgium in Bhubaneswar, India on Saturday.
PETALING JAYA: Holland dashed India’s hopes of making it into the final of the Hockey World Cup for the first time in 43 years with a 2-1 win in the quarter-finals in Bhubaneswar, India.
BHUBANESWAR: The Malaysian hockey supremos seems to be at loggerheads.
BHUBANESWAR: Australia lived up to their billing as the favourites by sweeping aside France 3-0 to qualify for their 11th consecutive semi-finals appearance in the Hockey World Cup tournament.
BHUBANESWAR (India): It’s frustrating to play without winning majors for years – and Belgium’s seasoned hockey campaigner Cedric Charlier has had enough.
BHUBANESWAR (India): The Malaysian hockey team’s poor showing at the World Cup in India did not go down well with Malaysia Hockey Confederation (MHC) vice-president Datuk V. Radha Krishnan.
BHUBANESWAR (India): Two-time World Cup champion Glenn Turner of Australia predicts India to be genuine title contenders in the World Cup.
BHUBANESWAR (India): There is one name hockey fans must remember – Timothee Clement.
MALAYSIA’S glaring weakness in the on-going Hockey World Cup is the inability to score field goals.
GERMANY were not jumping for joy despite maintaining a 100% record in all three Group D matches.