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Why Hockey 5s is not for everyone

Hockey 5s saw packed crowds and plenty of goals at the Youth Olympics as the sport goes from strength to strength at junior level – but it’s not …

Argentina women take Youth Olympics Hockey 5s gold

By Richard Bright Argentina made a slice of history on Sunday by defeating India in the Youth Olympics women’s final. Their 3-1 victory marked the first …

Argentina beat Australia to win Darwin hockey international

By The Hockey Paper Kieran Govers notched his first goal for the Kookaburras in nearly two years – but in a losing cause as Argentina won the Darwin …

Carla Rebecchi returns to Argentina hockey ahead of Tokyo 2020 Olympics

By The Hockey Paper The lure of playing in the famous Las Leonas shirt has proved too great for Carla Rebecchi. The Argentinian has returned to the national …

Argentina’s goal contender sets Women’s Hockey World Cup alight

By The Hockey Paper TV commentators were left in awe of Maria Ortiz’s sizzling goal for Argentina during their 6-2 win over Spain at the Women’s …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: London embassies feel the passion

The Vitality Women’s Hockey World Cup is here and follows the football version played out in Russia. It seems like weeks ago now, but Germany and …

Argentina’s Delfina Merino set to light up women’s hockey World Cup

By Rod Gilmour In February, when Delfina Merino won the female world player of the year award at the FIH Hockey Stars in Berlin, the winners’ roll of …

Netflix to air Luciana Aymar documentary

By The Hockey Paper A film dedicated to Argentinian field hockey great Luciana Aymar will air on Netflix from July 16. “Lucha, jugar con lo …

Argentina’s María José Granatto heads debut gang at Hockey World Cup

“The World Cup happens very fast,” says Argentina forward María José Granatto, “and so that’s why we have to enjoy the …

Argentina hockey great Luciana Aymar reveals mental battles over 20-year career

By Rod Gilmour Luciana Aymar, widely considered the greatest ever women’s hockey player, has revealed that she “never slept in 20 years” and …