Europe

Second match called off in Dutch league due to coronavirus

A second Hoofdklasse match has been postponed due to coronavirus in Holland. Following the postponement of the the Amsterdam-HGC women’s match last …

England Hockey optimistic on season start, Holland issues spectator edict

England Hockey’s return to hockey roadmap remains at Step 2, although the national governing body is still hopeful of the 2020/21 season taking place. …

Inside the D: Dutch football, hockey coins and women’s sport

In lockdown, we are giving non-subscribers a taste of our print and digital content. In every issue, we bring you Inside the D, an irreverent and gossipy …

World hockey back on even par, says Belgium coach McLeod

Shane McLeod, coach of men’s world No 1 outfit Belgium, says bidding for a first Olympic title will be a “fresh challenge” with another year …

‘More female coaches’: Hockey on a mission to change gender imbalance

By Sophie Penney There is big room for improvement in the percentage of women in high performance coaching, leadership roles and umpiring in hockey, according …

EuroHockey 2021 dates rejigged ahead of Tokyo Olympics

England men have been drawn with world and defending champions Belgium at next year’s EuroHockey Championships in Amsterdam. The men’s and …

World champions Belgium return to hockey training

After two months of inactivity, world and European champions Belgium returned to squad training on Monday. The pitch was divided into four areas, with a …

Dutch youth hockey returns with national teams to train from 1.5m

Holland’s men’s and women’s national teams will be allowed to resume training from Friday – albeit with a limited group and with a 1.5 …

World hockey keen to engage after European clubs fears

By Rod Gilmour World hockey is keen to hold talks with European clubs following news that there was growing concern on the continent over the way the global …

From rough diamond to hockey star: The rise of Victor Wegnez

Hockey needs characters for the sport to thrive, says Belgium coach Hockey is ‘too tame’ and Belgium’s Victor Wegnez could be just the individual …