Hockey News Hockey Asian Champions Trophy: India-Pakistan joint winners after rain washes out final

first_imgNew Delhi: The India vs Pakistan Men’s Asian Champions Trophy hockey final was set-up as a mouth-watering clash between two arch-rivals. However, nature decided to play spoilsport as heavy rain resulted in both teams being declared joint winners.Read More |OnePlus 6T launch: Watch live stream in India; expected features, price and moreThe final was being played after Malaysia and Japan played out a thrilling match for the third place shoot-out. With both teams tied 2-2 at regulation time, the match went into penalty shoot-outs and Malaysia edged out the Asian Games gold medal winners 3-2.The match was scheduled to begin at 10:40 PM IST but then, heavy rain lashed Muscat. The heavy rain flooded the pitch. There were pools of water on the hockey track and this prompted the tournament director to abandon the final after discussions with both teams. This is the first time that teams shared the trophy in the Men’s Asia Cup Hockey tournament.Read More | Look before you leap into higher learning destinationsIndia and Pakistan had played the final on four occasions in this tournament, with India winning in 2011 and 2016 while Pakistan won the tournament in 2013 and 2015. Although the tournament ended with a damp squib, India will be mighty proud of their achievements, having gone through the tournament undefeated. For all the Latest Sports News News, Hockey News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more


first_imgPEGGY LAVERTYThe sudden death has occurred at her home of Peggy Laverty, The Bower, Killygordon. Funeral from there on Friday afternoon at 2pm for Requiem Mass at 2.30pm in St. Patrick’s Church, Crossroads, followed by interment in the adjoing cemetery. Family flowers only. Family time from 10pm until 11am and on the day of the funeral.Loving mother of Pat, John, Martin, Mary and Sally. Sadly missed by her sons, daughters, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, granchildren, relatives and friends. Further information from G McCool & Son, Funeral Director, Ballybofey, 0749131016. MAY DOHERTYThe death has taken place at her home of May Doherty, nee Anderson, Dooish, Ballybofey. Funeral from her home on Friday at 10.15am for Requiem Mass in St Mary’s Church, Stranorlar at 11am. Interment afterwards in Drumboe Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Alzheimer’s Association of Ireland or the Donegal Hospice – c/o any family member. Family time from 11pm to 10am.Sadly missed by her sons Paul and Jim daughters Martina, Patricia, Bernadette and Olivia, brother Eamon, sisters Isa, Kay, Pearl and Phyliss, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, sisters-in-law, brothers-in- law, grandchildren, relatives and friends. Further information from G McCool & Son, Funeral Director, Ballybofey, 0749131016.DONEGAL DEATH NOTICES FOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2012 was last modified: April 26th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:2012APRIL 25DONEGAL DEATH NOTICES FOR WEDNESDAYlast_img read more