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Carla Rebecchi returns to Argentina hockey ahead of Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The lure of playing in the famous Las Leonas shirt has proved too great for Carla Rebecchi. The Argentinian has returned to the national squad, 18 months after retiring from the game - and six months after becoming a mother and...

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 Hockey World Cup. Watching the replay of Ortiz's shot on the turn, BT Sport co-commentator...

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 failed to even make it out of the group stages, the Netherlands...

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

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 honour briefly highlighted what Argentina has been missing since they last won the hockey...

Netflix to air Luciana Aymar documentary

A film dedicated to Argentinian field hockey great Luciana Aymar will air on Netflix from July 16. "Lucha, jugar con lo imposible", translated as 'To play with the impossible' first premiered in Argentina cinemas two years ago. The documentary tells the...

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 process." Granatto, the young world player of the year, will be one of 10 Argentinian debutants at the Vitality...

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

Luciana Aymar, widely considered the greatest ever women's hockey player, has revealed that she "never slept in 20 years" and says that she would ward off her children from choosing international hockey as a lifestyle following her obsessive strides...

Argentina hockey star Delfina Merino joins Dutch side SCHC

By The Hockey Paper Hockey's two world players of the year will be playing in the Netherlands next season after it was confirmed that Argentinian international Delfina Merino will join SCHC. The move had been mooted for some time and Merino,...

Holland and Argentina set for pre-hockey women’s World Cup clash

By The Hockey Paper The Netherlands will gear up for the defence of their World Cup title with a series of competitive matches in the run-up to the Vitality women's Hockey World Cup in London. The Oranje Ladies will play three...

Argentina hockey great Luciana Aymar inspires Mexico’s Nancy Gamboa

By The Hockey Paper Mexico's 17-year-old goalkeeper Nancy Gamboa aims to keep showing her form at the Youth Olympics – in front of hero Luciana Aymar. The Argentinian is a Buenos Aires 2018 ambassador who will spend time with the young...
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Euro Hockey 2021: Scotland and England continue close battles

Scotland women cast aside the world ranking order and made old rivals England work all the way to the...
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