Champions Trophy hockey action live on Ten Sports

Mumbai, Nov 28 (UNI) The Samsung Champions Trophy to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, will be telecast live on Ten Sports.

The Champions Trophy will be played from November 29 to December 9.

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) awarded the tournament to Malaysia after some of the teams refused to travel to Pakistan, who were supposed to be the original hosts, a release issued here today stated.

With Malaysia as the new host, the Samsung Champions Trophy 2007 has been expanded to eight teams and the tournament will be played as a one-pool competition. The six original participants - Australia, Germany, Korea, Netherlands, Pakistan and Spain have been joined by hosts Malaysia and Great Britain.

Most of the matches will be shown live on Ten Sports, including the final scheduled for Sunday, December 9, at 1735 hours, the release added.


Story first published: Friday, November 30, 2007, 0:22 [IST]
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