Hockey World Cup: Defending Champions Australia Storm into Semis

With 12 points from four games, an unbeaten Australian side zoomed into the semis of the hockey World Cup in Hague, Netherlands.

updated: June 09, 2014 12:25 IST
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Defending champions Australia became the first team to ensure passage into the semifinals of the hockey World Cup with a 5-0 hammering of England here today, giving them a maximum 12 points from four matches in Group A.

Defending champions Australia are now in the semis of Hockey World Cup 2014

England, with seven points from four outings, are still in contention for the semifinals, but must win their last league fixture against Belgium, who are on nine points after a 5-2 victory over Spain.

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