Sunday, August 7, 2022

World Cups

England Hockey bids to host 2026 men’s World Cup final at Tottenham Hotspur stadium

England and Wales Hockey have put in a "compelling" bid to host the men's 2026 Hockey World Cup, which includes using three top rugby club stadia and staging the finals at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. As bids go to host World...

Alyson Annan: Hockey World Cup recap, the good, the bad and the ugly 

Having being part of a number of World Cups and being in international hockey now for almost 30 years now this World Cup is one to remember, writes our columnist  This World Cup was one with many indifferences and challenges....

Hockey Women’s World Cup: Crowds, umpire referrals, positives and the future

Was the 2022 Women's World Cup a success story? Our columnist runs the rule over the highs and lows of the co-hosted tournament Logistics There were always going to be question marks surrounding the joint hosting of the event between the...

‘Most unique ever’: Mulders endorses Belgium and Netherlands joint Hockey World Cup bid

Jamilon Mulders, the outgoing Netherlands women’s coach, believes that the joint bid by Belgium and the Dutch to host the combined 2026 Hockey World Cup would be “one of the most unique” ever staged by the sport. The two European...

‘How can you play hockey like that?’ Dutch players revel in ‘amazing’ team goal

Terrassa -- “It was an amazing team goal. It must be in my top two, perhaps the best one.” So Eva de Goede told The Hockey Paper in the tunnels beneath the Estadi Olimpico after the Netherlands had lifted...

Why the FIH must look at joint men and women Hockey World Cup bid for 2026

Terrassa -- You can gauge the mood of the city with a simple question to the local cabbie. “Muerta, nada,” was the response when The Hockey Paper hopped in from Terrassa train station and asked if there was a...

Women’s Hockey World Cup: Netherlands magic proves too hot for Argentina

Terrassa -- One of the great goals in Women’s World Cup history, finished with counter-attacking brilliance by Felice Albers, was witnessed on Sunday night as the Netherlands, without ever clicking into their usual all-domineering ‘Total Hockey’ procession over the...

Women’s Hockey World Cup: Australia rally to snatch bronze from Germany

Terrassa -- Germany’s coach Valentin Altenburg had vowed to move Die Danas away from the ‘self-fulfilling prophecies’ that they are only defeated when ‘they are on the bus’. Instead, Australia took the mantle with a final quarter surge when...

Women’s Hockey World Cup 2022 final: Netherlands v Argentina preview guide

The Hockey Paper runs the rule over Sunday's World Cup bronze medal and final matches at Estadi Olimpico The Hockey Paper's final report World Cup history The history books favour Argentina heading into Sunday's World Cup final between the world's top two...

‘We want to show with Hockey World Cup that Spain has other sports than football’

Terrassa -- Berta Bonastre, the Terrassa tournament director at this Women’s World Cup, believes a legacy will be set for hockey to become a force in Spanish sport. While Valencia is the heartbeat of hosting international matches, Terrassa has co-hosted...
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England women topple Australia to win Commonwealth hockey gold

Birmingham -- England women are Commonwealth hockey champions. David Ralph’s side won their first ever Commonwealth title with a...
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