Thursday, October 28, 2021

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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...

Shane McLeod: How Olympic photos and speed dating lifted Red Lions

Shane McLeod, the Kiwi who took Belgium to Olympic hockey gold, has revealed how the Red Lions players turned to a form of speed dating to create an honest environment. McLeod guided Belgium to European, world and Olympic champions, as...

Belgium hockey coach aims for back-to-back world and Olympic titles

Belgium's national side is the first to reconvene as a squad after their Olympic gold in Tokyo and new coach Michel van den Heuvel says that he is tasked with repeating their World Cup-Olympic title success with few retirees...

Belgium hockey reaches 53,000 players as club game grows

Playing numbers in Belgium continue to forge an upward trajectory as one of hockey's biggest success stories continues to reap domestic rewards thanks to international success. There are now over 53,000 playing members across the country, with juniors constituting 50...

Coach Shane McLeod ends Belgium Hockey tenure after Olympics gold

Belgium men's Olympic gold ended the tenure of coach Shane McLeod, who has guided the Red Lions to unprecedented heights over the last six years. His Dutch assistant Michael Van den Heuvel now takes over. McLeod, who will return to...

Belgium men win Olympic hockey gold after shoot-out win over Australia

The prediction had come three years early. The wait at the Oi Stadium felt like an eternity. After a dramatic shoot-out, Vincent Vanasch stood firm on a retake as Belgium men became Olympic hockey champions for the first time...
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