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TV review: FIH Hockey Pro League starts its six-month journey with minimal fuss

By The Hockey Paper | TV review A familiar sporting feel played out on Saturday as the FIH launched its self-titled Pro League tournament. On the chilly …

The Hockey Paper’s top 10 most read stories of 2018

From Ireland’s heroic women’s World Cup campaign to a bored motorist keeping up motorway stick skills, our most read online stories from the last …

Hockey World Cup 2018: Finals preview

By Todd Williams | Analysis And so, after 34 matches, we finally reach the last day of this wonderful World Cup and the two games that will determine the three …

Hockey World Cup: England, Belgium, Netherlands and Australia in frame

ODISHA HOCKEY WORLD CUP SEMI-FINAL PREVIEW GUIDE By Todd Williams | Analysis And then there were four. Emulating the achievement of their footballing …

England’s Hockey World Cup hopes rely on fitness and clear heads

What a night it was in Bhubaneswar for England – but six long days for Argentina. Ever since their dispiriting 5-3 defeat to France, Argentina had played …

Hockey World Cup: Australia in sight of record as changing Kookaburras

By The Hockey Paper, Bhubaneswar The statistics are piling up for Australia with the same velocity as their path towards a World Cup record. By working hard …

Hockey World Cup: Australia hard to beat in wide open last eight

By Todd Williams | Analysis There has been much to savour in the first 28 games of this World Cup. A fantastic stadium with a wonderful atmosphere, some …

Hockey World Cup: France set for historic showdown with Australia

By Rod Gilmour, Bhubaneswar Maximilien Branicki took a moment to compose himself following France’s crossover win over China. The Frenchman will reach …

Hockey World Cup: Canada working hard on survival mode

By The Hockey Paper,¬†Bhubaneswar Spare a thought for Canada. Having spent a week in Japan before travelling to India, their lengthy sojourn in India will see …

England v Ireland Hockey World Cup: Young crop are old hands, says Ian Sloan

England co-captain Ian Sloan believes that the young guns can have a “positive impact” on the older heads’ World Cup hopes against Ireland. …