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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 -...

Hockey Tokyo Olympics: Guide to men’s Pool A

With so much uncertainty, the 2020 Olympic hockey competition is set up to be one of the tightest in decades. Rupert Barker, of hockey21.com, runs the rule over Pool A in the men's event. Argentina Los Leones arrive at every major...

Argentina Olympic squad: Juan Manuel Vivaldi plays at 41, no place for Gonzalo Peillat

Goalkeeper Juan Manuel Vivaldi will play his fourth Olympic hockey competition aged 41 next month, while there is no place for dragflick expert Gonzalo Peillat in Argentina men's Tokyo squad. Eight of Argentina's Olympic title-winning squad will return to defend...

Noel Barrionuevo set for fourth Olympics with Argentina women

Noel Barrionuevo will make her fourth Olympic hockey appearance next month in Tokyo, joining Argentina women's great Luciana Aymar. Barrionuevo, 37, will be aiming for a first gold after bronze in Beijing 2008 and silver at London 2012. She will be...
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Northampton Saints Hockey bolstered by Letchfords coaching roles

Northampton Saints HC have enlisted the services of Lisa and Simon Letchford, who will lead the club’s development from...
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