Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Canada

Women’s Hockey World Cup: Canada women part of sporting double

There was symmetry across two sports unfamiliar with sporting success in Canada this year. First, Canada's hockey women qualified for their first Women's World Cup since 1994 before Canada's soccer men qualified for the Qatar World Cup, the first...

How Canada’s Jamie Wallace balances crypto and hockey

For a country that has around 300 men and boys to choose from for its national hockey squad, three of them have been playing in the English Premier Division this season for East Grinstead. Jamie Wallace, 22, joined the West...

Canada pull out of Hockey Pro League over virus concerns

Canada has taken the decision to drop out of the upcoming FIH Pro League, citing Omicron variant concerns, after joining the global league last month. Field Hockey Canada announced the 'difficult decision' on Tuesday ahead of the men's inclusion alongside...

Canada and South Africa join FIH Hockey Pro League

South Africa and Canada have joined the men's FIH Pro League for season 3, as first revealed by The Hockey Paper. The International Hockey Federation (FIH) approved the participation of the two nations - who both had to crowdfund to...

South Africa and Canada in line for FIH Hockey Pro League

South Africa and Canada are in talks with the FIH over joining the men's FIH Pro League for season 3, The Hockey Paper can reveal. The two nations are in line to join the global league for this season only...

Tokyo Olympics hockey: Canada men buoyed by financial boost

Canada men were buoyed by a financial boost ahead of their Olympics tilt where they are aiming for a “giant killing” in Tokyo. The part-time squad received the news that players would each be handed $6,000 (£3,450) from the CAN...

Scott Tupper leads Field Hockey Canada to Tokyo Olympics

The experienced Scott Tupper will lead Canada men into his third Olympic Games against the European powerhouses. Canada are pitted in a Pool with the top four sides from this year's EuroHockey - Holland, Germany, Belgium and Great Britain respectively...

Canada urges FIH to reconsider Hockey 5s host or push for social change

Field Hockey Canada has become the latest national body to pour scorn on the International Hockey Federation's decision to award the first Hockey 5s World Cup to Oman. On Friday, England Hockey expressed 'surprise' at hosting rights handed to Muscat,...

Field Hockey Canada won’t send athletes to Tokyo Olympics

With the men's side having qualified, Field Hockey Canada has backed its own National Olympic Committee after an announcement on Sunday that it will not send athletes to the Tokyo Olympics - and followed the Australian Olympic Committee's message...

Olympic hockey qualifiers: Canada aim to make Tokyo on no funding

Ireland v Canada, Saturday/Sunday Nine months after they were dealt a blow of Olympic-size proportions, Canada women are two matches away from realising their Tokyo dream. Back in February, Team Canada, then ranked world No 21, were told that they would...
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