World Cups

England’s Adam Dixon is ready to spoil the Dutch party

Adam Dixon has ruined a Dutch party once before. Back in 2009 he was part of an England team that defeated the hosts 2-1 in the European championship …

Australia and Netherlands to play women’s 2014 hockey World Cup final

Women’s semi-finals day at a glance Dixon aims to spoil the Dutch party Hockeyroos end the American dream England secure a cheerless 11th place …

Hockeyroos end the great American dream

Australia defeated USA on a shootout to progress to Saturday’s women’s hockey World Cup final in the Hague. Goalkeeper Rachael Lynch saved three of …

Harry Martin: Playing the Dutch is going to be ‘incredible’

England’s 3-2 defeat of the highly fancied Belgians in Monday’s pool game set up a likely semi-final with the Dutch on Friday. Midfielder Harry …

2014 hockey World Cup: England seal a semi-final place while Australia top the pool

Day nine at a glance Cool hand Lewers saves the day We need our captain back ‘It’s crazy in here’ Men’s results and schedule …

Ellen Hoog: ‘It is crazy in here’

Ellen Hoog has donned the ‘Oranje’ of the Netherlands all over the world but, she says, the Kyocera Stadium in Den Haag, home of the 2014 World …

We need our captain Mark Knowles, says Chris Ciriello

Australia’s Kookaburras cruised into the medal stages of the 2014 hockey World Cup in the Hague on Monday with a comfortable 4-0 defeat of India. All the …

‘Remember the good times’ says Lee on England women’s day of 2014 World Cup misery

England’s hockey World Cup campaign has turned into a salvage mission after their third straight loss in a row in the Hague. Their semi-final hopes were …

George Pinner: ‘Every Hockey World Cup game is like a cup final’

A cool first-half finish from Mark Gleghorne and a late Ashley Jackson PC saw England home against Malaysia in the Hague, setting up an Ashes battle with …

England left stunned in the Hague

England are unlikely to reach the semi-final stage of the women’s hockey World Cup after suffering their second straight defeat in the Hague today. The …