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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...

England endure double Hockey Pro League defeats to in-form Argentina

England men and women ended their double header weekend in Buenos Aires with a pair of Pro League defeats as Argentina ruled the roost at the Cenard. England men put in an improved showing from their opening defeat but were...

World hockey reveals best goal and match of 2021

Argentinian Nicolas Keenan’s smash-shot against host nation Japan in the pool phase of the Tokyo Olympics has been voted best goal of 2021 in a fans' poll. Keenan produced three quick-flash touches, lifting the ball over a defender’s stick at...

Team of the year: Argentina junior men’s ’40’ win Junior Hockey World Cup

The call came on a Tuesday at midnight. "You travel tomorrow," came the request. Ian Tarquini, along with 19 other Argentinian juniors, rushed to pack; 20 players called up to play for the national team after "20 friends, colleagues,...

Argentina men claim second Junior Hockey World Cup

Lautaro Domene scored a hat-trick of penalty corners to help Argentina become men’s Junior World Cup champions for the second time after beating Germany 4-2 in Bhubaneswar.  Domene’s achievement was made more remarkable by the fact that Argentina won just...

Argentina hockey and Carlos Retegui cut ties after dual gender success

Carlos Retegui's garlanded tenure as coach with Argentina has ended after Fernando Ferrara was revealed as the next women's head coach. Retegui, 51, had announced his intentions to continue at the helm following the women's silver medal at the Tokyo...

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...
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Women’s Hockey World Cup 2022: Australia women look to next gen

Australia women depart for Europe and the Women's World Cup preparations next month with an eye on the future. The...
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