Thursday, May 26, 2022

Belgium

‘We complement each other’: Shane McLeod returns to Belgium hockey set up

Shane McLeod, who led Belgium to world No.1 and the Olympic men's title last year, has returned to the Red Lions as an assistant coach. The Kiwi has ended his sabbatical early after taking time away from the game after...

Belgium city Wavre set for new hockey stadium with up to 10,000 seats

A hockey stadium which could host future major championships in Belgium is set to be given the green light to be built. The French-speaking city of Wavre, the Royal Belgian Hockey Association and Lara Hockey Club have joined forces for...

‘Humiliation’: Belgian hockey season in limbo as Royal Leopold punished over visa fiasco

Just days before the league play-offs, top Belgian side Royal Leopold have been handed a severe punishment from its national governing body after illegally using tourist visas for overseas players across its men's and women's top sides, a verdict...

Hockey Belgium launches mandatory match sheet check for club games

Hockey Belgium has launched a mandatory identity check on all registered match sheet players for its club game. The move came into force last month after the governing body noticed irregularities and reports from some teams that opponents had not...

Top 10 men and women players in world hockey: corner kings to goalkeepers

Remember the uproar when the results of the FIH’s Hockey stars awards were announced? As India’s various nominees swept the board, a lot of people were very upset. Only a fool would invite criticism on themselves by putting out...

Belgium Red Lions pick up prestigious Sport Jewel award

The hockey accolades have continued for Belgium's Red Lions after the team won the prestigious Flemish Sportjuweel award. The prize has been awarded since 1982, with the Flemish government rewarding an athlete or a team who has achieved a standout...

I can reach world hockey caps record, says John-John Dohmen

Belgium's John-John Dohmen aims to become the most capped men’s hockey player in history before the end of his career. After his call-up for the Pro League, Dohmen, 34, is currently on 418 caps after deciding to carry on his...

Hockey Pro League: Belgium open up campaign in style

Belgium's women and men produced double header victories over Germany as Pro League season 3 opened in Brussels. Belgium's Red Panthers claimed their second win in two days over Die Danas, Stephanie Vanden Borre earning her second player of the...

Hockey India wants Belgium to apologise for lack of respect

Belgium hockey's dissatisfaction over the FIH Hockey Stars Awards was “racial discrimination”, according to Hockey India. In a letter to FIH chief Thierry Weil, HI president Gyanendro Ningombam said that the national association and some its star players lacked respect...

John-John Dohmen: I would have had heart attack at Hockey World Cup

Exclusive: Belgium star discusses his life-threatening pneumonia at the 2018 World Cup and why he is playing on until Paris Olympics Fifteen minutes after the Olympic men’s final, as others were celebrating with a glass and a cigar, then...
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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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