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Argentina women Junior World Cup hopes in tatters after entire squad swapped

Argentina women's Junior Hockey World Cup hopes were dealt a severe blow after both men's and women's teams were swapped at the last minute after positive Covid cases, which left former players to blast the national federation. Argentina's young Las...

Olympics Hockey: Argentina set up Netherlands clash for women’s gold

Netherlands women will blare out Queen's Don't Stop Me Now on the team bus on the way to the Olympic women's final on Friday, while the traditional latin beats will accompany Las Leonas' all-singing squad when the teams line...

Olympics Hockey: Get your hard hat on, Argentina are in Tokyo to fight for gold 

If passion for country and hockey was an Olympic sport, Argentina would be top of the Tokyo Olympics medal table. Fizzing with their usual national pride on Monday, the women’s side admirably carried the South American country’s hopes with a...

Germany tactical masterclass prevails over ‘hot-headed’ Argentina

Germany beat the "hot-minded" Argentinians to reach the Olympic men's semi-finals for the fifth time in succession after a tactical, typically efficient masterclass in sweltering Tokyo conditions on Sunday. A 3-1 win against the Olympic champions thanks to an all-firing...

Argentina’s Olympic hockey tenure over after Germany firepower

Argentina's five-year reign as Olympic champions came to a shuddering halt on Sunday as Germany's penalty corner battery paved the way for a Tokyo Olympic semi-final berth at the Oi Hockey Stadium. A 3-1 defeat also ends a period mid-Olympic...

Olympics Hockey: Argentina unity and ‘struggles’ can be powerful Tokyo weapons, says, Aymar

When Luciana Aymar speaks, you listen. And when she predicted the Argentine women’s team could use their superb blend of youth and experience to great effect at the Tokyo Oympics, their ears clearly pricked up. Aymar, a record eight-times World...

Olympics Hockey: Champions Argentina keep men’s title bid alive

"Goooolllll!" Carlos Retegui screamed with clenched fists on the sidelines. The TV director at the Olympic hockey certainly knew where to place his cameras as defending champions Argentina kept their Tokyo Olympic dream alive. "I think he is the most passionate...

Olympics Hockey: Australia gold contenders as Argentina wilt

TOKYO -- Australia men are already assured of the Olympic quarter-finals - only this time they look anything but the team which exited to Argentina at the same stage five years ago. After three games, the Kookaburras have amassed 17...

Olympics hockey: Argentina’s Lucas Rossi handed suspension for scuffle

Argentina men have been forced to field only 15 players for their next match against hosts Japan after Lucas Rossi was handed a one-match suspension following the end-of-match fracas in the Argentina-Spain Pool match at the Olympic Games. In accordance...

Tokyo Olympics Hockey: Fracas in heat as Argentina and Spain go head-to-head

From the 'Euro Disney' feel of the athletes' village to pitch tempers in the Olympic cauldron. The mercury wasn’t the only thing rising in Spain and Argentina’s men’s Pool A opening clash at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games -...
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