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Emirati claim gold

Goaltender Al Suwaidi posts perfect record through four games[more]

The United Arab Emirates won their second-ever gold medal at the Challenge Cup of Asia. Photo: IHAI
UAE – Thailand 3 – 0 (0-0, 2-0, 1-0)

With a shutout performance from their goaltender, the United Arab Emirates defeated Thailand 3-0 in the 2012 IIHF... [more]

Chinese Taipei, India eliminated

Hosts bounced, semi-finals set between UAE-Malaysia, Thailand-Kuwait[more]

Saturday's semi-final game pits Malaysia against the United Arab Emirates and Thailand against Kuwait. Photo: IHAI
Chinese Taipei – Malaysia 0 – 3 (0-1, 0-2, 0-0)

The first match of the IIHF Challenge Cup of Asia semi-final qualification figured to be a one-sided... [more]

Playoffs set

Chinese Taipei, India, Kuwait, Malaysia, Thailand, UAE advance[more]

The United Arab Emirates are the favourites heading into the playoff round. Photo: IHAI
Thailand – Kuwait 8 – 2 (2-1, 4-0, 2-1) 

With the 8:2 win over Kuwait, Thailand has secured a spot in the semi-finals. The forwad duo of... [more]

Indian ice hockey heritage 2

Video: It's been a big week in Dehradun. What's the next step?[more]

Captain Tundup Namgail sings his country's national anthem after India's first-ever win in ice hockey - a 5-1 victory. Video: Paul Romanuk
The IIHF Challenge Cup of Asia is the first time India has played host to a hockey tournament of this size. During a week when India picked up its first win, Indian hockey... [more]

India gets first win

13th international game brought Challenge Cup of Asia host luck[more]

The Indian national ice hockey team commemorates their first-ever win at the 2012 IIHF Challenge Cup of Asia in Dehradun, India. Photo: Paul Romanuk
DEHARDUN – There’s no place like home. Never before had India won any of its 12 games in an IIHF or any other internationally tournament. Never before, that is, until today, when... [more]

Day 3 in India

CCOA: UAE, Malaysia, Kuwait roll through opponents[more]

Emirati forward Omar Al Shamisi shoots against Kuwait goalkeeper Jasem Al Sarraf. Photo: IHAI
Kuwait vs. United Arab Emirates 0-6 (0-4, 0-0, 0-2)

The third day of the 2012 IIHF Challenge Cup of Asia Tournament began with a game and Kuwait and... [more]

Kuwait scoring high

CCOA: Also Malaysia starts successfully[more]

The Malaysian national team scores one of its eight goals against Macau. Photo: IHAI
Chinese Taipei vs. Kuwait 2-12 (2-5, 0-4, 0-3)

DEHRADUN – On the second day of the 2012 IIHF Challenge Cup of Asia the fans in Dehradun saw Kuwait... [more]

Hockey action in India

Wins for Macau, UAE as Challenge Cup of Asia kicks off[more]

India (in black) played Macau in its first-ever international game on home ice. Photo: IHAI
United Arab Emirates – Thailand 4 – 3 (1-2, 1-0, 2-1)

DEHRADUN – The 2012 IIHF Challenge Cup of Asia took off with the opening game featuring... [more]

Confidence through hockey

Taking the ice and sticks, girls in India break with patriarchy[more]

Saida Hadi and her teammates chase for the puck in the northern Indian region of Ladakh. Photo: Achim Pohl (
LEH, India – In the northern Indian province of Ladakh, ice hockey is one of the most popular sports. Here, Muslim and Buddhist girls chase the puck at an altitude of 4,000... [more]

Let’s play in the Himalayas

12 days to go until first-ever IIHF tournament in India[more]

The ice rink in Dehradun, India, opened less than two years ago and will host the first-ever IIHF event in the country. Photo: IHAI
ZURICH – The IIHF has published the schedule of the 2012 IIHF Challenge Cup of Asia. This year’s edition will be the first-ever IIHF event taking place in India.

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