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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 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...

Women’s Hockey World Cup: Argentina edge out Germany in shoot-out finale

Terrassa -- Rocio Sanchez Moccia, Argentina’s 33-year-old mother and captain, sent Las Leonas into their first Women’s World Cup final for 12 years as they set up a mouthwatering clash with the Netherlands, the defending champions who have yet...

Hockey World Cup: Rocío Sánchez Moccia relishes role as mother and Argentina captain

Terrassa -- Rocío Sánchez Moccia, the Argentina women’s captain, is a 2009 junior World Cup runner-up and now a 33-year-old mother. "I kept running until I was seven months pregnant," she has said as she bid to reach Tokyo 2020. She...

Hockey World Cup diary: Argentina fans spark, Belgium women make hay

Despite a benign tweet from England Hockey after Argentina's 1-0 win on Wednesday, there was clearly no love lost from Las Leonas fans. The tweet received plenty of abuse and unsavoury remarks as Argentinian fans piled on to send pictures...

Hockey World Cup: England women denied by Argentina late heroics

Terrassa -- With 14 seconds remaining, in a frantic denouement to an otherwise stale, cagey knock-out encounter, the ball fell to Sophie Hamilton after a flourishing stick to ball run from the masterful Lily Owsley. The 21-year-old had the...

Agustina Gorzelany: Falklands ‘hero’ dad, Maartje Paumen add fuel to Argentina power

Agustina Gorzelany wears the Argentina No.3 shirt, a number with extra meaning in her family. Her father wore ‘3’ on his helmet during the Falklands War. “I am the daughter of a hero from Argentina,” she said in a...

‘Anyone’s game’: England v Argentina will be fascinating, says Richardson-Walsh

Amsterdam -- England will have to be ready for an assortment of different moves at penalty corners on Wednesday night - that’s if Las Leonas can negotiate a strong defence in the Women's Hockey World Cup quarter-finals. Argentina have accrued...

Hockey star Delfina Merino left out of Argentina’s World Cup women’s squad

Argentina's Delfina Merino has spoken out over being left in the dark following her omission from Las Leonas' squad ahead of the World Cup this summer. Forward Merino, 32, wrote a damning social media post on Thursday as she described...

‘Interesting option’: Argentina star Gonzalo Peillat granted German citizenship

Gonzalo Peillat, the Argentinian regarded as one of world hockey's best dragflickers, has acquired German citizenship and hinted at a desire to gain selection for the national team. Peillat, 29, fell out with Argentinian coach German Orozco after the 2018...
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Masters Hockey: ‘Sri Lanka players ideal ambassadors to promote our island’

As Masters hockey grows, so are nations who see the World Cups as the perfect fit for players to...
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