Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Germany

Germany clinch top spot in hockey rankings after WC; India placed sixth

Newly-crowned world champion Germany has replaced Australia as the top-ranked men’s team in the latest rankings released by FIH.Germany came from 0-2 down to hold title defender Belgium to a 3-3 draw in regulation time before triumphing 5-4 in...

Germany clinch 3rd FIH Hockey WC crown

Germany ended Belgium’s dominance in global hockey in the last five years as they made yet another stunning comeback from two-goal deficit to beat the defending champions in penalty shootout to win the FIH Hockey Men’s World Cup for...

Defending champs Belgium to face Germany in FIH Men’s WC final

Defending champions Belgium beat the last two editions’ runners-up Netherlands in penalty shootout 3-2 to set up a summit clash against Germany in the FIH Men’s World Cup here on Friday.Reigning Olympic champions Belgium and the Dutch were locked...

Ukraine lauds Western move on tanks; Russia downplays

From Washington to Berlin to Kyiv, a Western decision to send battle tanks to Ukraine was hailed enthusiastically. Moscow sought to downplay it.The Kremlin has previously warned that such tank deliveries would be a dangerous escalation of the conflict...

Germany beat England to enter Hockey WC semis

Germany struck twice with two minutes left in the match to wipe out a two-goal deficit and then prevailed over England in the penalty shootout to make a dramatic entry into the semifinals of the FIH Men’s World Cup...

Germany to provide Ukraine with advanced battle tanks

After weeks of hesitation that saw growing impatience among Germany’s allies, Chancellor Olaf Scholz announced Wednesday that his government would provide Ukraine with Leopard 2 battle tanks and approve requests by other countries to do the same.In a statement,...

Hockey WC: Germany beat France 5-1; reach QFs

Germany qualified for the quarterfinals of the FIH Odisha Hockey Men’s Hockey World Cup beating World No. 121 France 5-1 in a Crossover Stage match at the Kalinga Stadium here on Monday.Germany, who had finished second behind Belgium in...

Western envoys visit Kosovo, Serbia to defuse tensions

Western envoys on Friday were visiting Kosovo and Serbia as part of their ongoing efforts to defuse tensions and help secure a reconciliation agreement between the two.Envoys from the United States, the European Union, France, Germany and Italy met...

Germany pressed on tanks for Ukraine; Kyiv airs frustration

Germany faced mounting pressure to supply battle tanks to Kyiv and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy aired frustration about not obtaining enough weaponry as Western allies conferred on Thursday on how best to support Ukraine nearly 11 months into Russia’s...

Hockey WC: Belgium play out 2-2 draw against Germany

Defending champions Belgium found the equaliser with six minutes left in the match to play out a thrilling 2-2 draw against Germany and keep themselves in the hunt for a direct quarterfinal qualification in the FIH Men’s World Cup...