Wednesday, June 23, 2021

World Cups

Hockey World Cup tickets still at stake at Euro Hockey 2021

Spain in the hotseat Spain men are in the hotseat for a World Cup berth from Pool C. With the women hosting the 2022 World Cup, the Spanish now look set for a berth at the 2023 men's World Cup...
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Hockey’s greatest goals: Reliving an Australia special

In June 2014, Australia handed out a hockey drubbing to England at the 2014 World Cup in The Hague, which included a special goal from Australian Kieran Govers. Here, The Hockey Paper speaks to the main protagonists (as well...

Spain invests in Terrassa Stadium for 2022 Women’s World Cup

Spanish hockey will aim to mesh culture, food and promote women's sport when it co-hosts the 2022 Hockey World Cup. Terrassa will host Pool matches as well as the semi-finals and final when it shares World Cup duties with Wagener...

Hockey World Cup qualification opens up to more nations

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has backtracked on its qualification criteria for European nations ahead of the next men's and women's World Cups. World hockey officials had originally outlined that the top six from this summer's EuroHockey women and the...

Rourkela sets platform as world’s biggest international hockey stadium

The first foundations for India's biggest international hockey stadium were laid on Tuesday as preparations for the 2023 men's World Cup were cemented. The new 20,000 capacity hockey stadium in Rourkela "will be a model of green, functional, cost effective...
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Indoor Hockey World Cup marks 2022 countdown

A lone Belgian indoor player walks out into middle of the arena, with stick and wheeling his luggage. Of course there are no fans, or even a global tournament taking place. But one year from now, the hope is that...

Hockey stadium in Rourkela set to be India’s biggest ahead of World Cup

A new 20,000-seater stadium in India is being earmarked as "the best venue for hockey in the world" ahead of the 2023 men's World Cup. Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik last month announced that the new world-class hockey stadium would...

Ireland coach lambasts Hockey World Cup qualifying process

A “complete and utter shambles” is how Ireland men's coach Mark Tumilty views the current qualification process for the next Hockey World Cup. Speaking to the Irish Examiner, Tumility says it will now be increasingly difficult for the Green Machine...

India Hockey offered double profits to get 2023 World Cup

Exclusive | By Shahbaz M India’s promise to the International Hockey Federation (FIH) of generating two times more revenue than their closest bid rival ensured they got the hosting rights for the 2023 World Cup. The FIH’s decision to host back-to-back...

India and Spain-Holland awarded 2022 and 2023 Hockey World Cups

India have been awarded the men's World Cup in 2023, the first time the showpiece event will be played in the same country for back-to-back editions. India beat off rival bids from Belgium, the current men's world champions, and Malaysia...
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Ayeisha McFerran issues appeal after hockey World Cup medal stolen

Ireland women's goalkeeper Ayeisha McFerran has appealed for the return of her World Cup silver medal after it was...
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