Friday, May 27, 2022

World Cups

Hockey World Cup qualifier: Italy men aim to upset hosts Wales

"I don't think we have been within two winnable games from a World Cup before," says Giulio Ferrini, Italy's British-based midfielder. Undeterred, he also believes the Azzurri can repeat their past heroics on the world stage and qualify for...

Hockey Wales aim to herald regular Tests after World Cup qualifiers

When the chance to host the World Cup qualifiers arose, Hockey Wales “jumped on the opportunity”. The national governing body now hopes to see the host nation advance to a first ever men’s World Cup come Sunday and the...

Hockey World Cup qualifiers: Scotland men set for history-making tilt

Such is the strength of European hockey, Scotland men are chasing a first ever berth at the FIH Hockey World Cup this week. The Blue Sticks take on Austria as they bid to avert a three-peat on Thursday. Twice they...

Hockey World Cup qualifiers men, women 2021: How to watch on TV, preview, fixtures

The FIH women's competition takes place in Pisa from Thursday to Sunday, with the men's tournament running the same dates in Cardiff. The match schedule is based on the Olympic order seeding, which was based on the FIH world...

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...

England Hockey pulls out of men’s Junior World Cup in India

England Hockey became the third nation to withdraw from the men's Junior World Cup in India on Monday, joining Australia and New Zealand. The event is due to take place in Bhubaneswar late late next month but England Hockey cited...

Fresh teams invited to Junior Hockey World Cups

USA and Canada have been invited to the Men's Junior World Cup, while Argentina and Ireland to the women's junior showpiece. The withdrawal of Australia and New Zealand opened up two spaces at the competitions, with Bhubaneswar, Odisha announced as...

Olympic Hockey and World Cup: video umpires and rules explained

By Andy Mair | Hockey Cam Football, tennis and hockey are sports with obvious differences, but there is one common theme that runs through all of them, the use of video technology to minimise major errors by the talented but...

Wales boost as Cardiff hosts men’s Hockey World Cup qualifier

Cardiff will host a men's World Cup qualifier in October with Wales bidding to reach hockey's showpiece for the first time. Wales were offered bidding rights and another route to the 2023 World Cup in India following the EuroHockey Championships. And...

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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Final teams secure berths for men’s Hockey World Cup 2023

The 16 teams for the 2023 men's World Cup have now been confirmed following results at the ongoing Asia...
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