Saturday, May 15, 2021

EuroHockey Championships

EuroHockey Championships 2021 set for reduced fans

EuroHockey organisers are hoping to admit up to 2,700 fans every day for June's Championships in Amsterdam. However, the Championships look set to be attended by partisan Dutch fans at this stage. Strict travel rules are in place for international...

Hockey Belgium’s rise to top is simple: strong club network, coaching talent

Opinion As far as years go, 2007 wasn’t particularly significant in the international men’s game. With no Olympics or World Cup, the Champions Trophy in Kuala Lumpur was the major prize. Germany won their ninth title with a tight 1-0...

Wales men to kickstart EuroHockey 2021 Championships

Wales men will open this summer's EuroHockey Championships after retaining their top flight status in thrilling circumstances in 2019. Wales beat Ireland in their final game two years ago in Antwerp, condemning former coach Alex Cox's side to relegation. The Welsh...

Hockey World Cup qualification opens up to more nations

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has backtracked on its qualification criteria for European nations ahead of the next men's and women's World Cups. World hockey officials had originally outlined that the top six from this summer's EuroHockey women and the...

Hockey Belgium’s Marc Coudron on World Cup win: ‘We weren’t football, Eddy Merckx or Justine Henin!’

EuroHockey Special The email came through from the city of Brussels on Marc Coudron's phone shortly after Belgium's first world title victory in Bhubaneswar. Officials were keen on staging a trophy presentation the day the team landed back in Belgium....

EuroHockey 2021 could see fans enter with Covid app

Organisers are looking into an ID Wallet app to allow fans to watch this summer's EuroHockey Championships in Amsterdam. Title sponsor Rabobank is currently working on a 'Back 2 Live' app which would see spectators provide a Covid test result...

Ice cool Ashley Jackson has ‘nothing to prove’ in bid for Olympic hockey glory

For a sport which oozes gender parity compared to others, there is an undoubted media profile mismatch when it comes to the Great Britain men's side. The behemoth created by the GB women's gold, and then last summer's women's...

EuroHockey 2021 dates rejigged ahead of Tokyo Olympics

England men have been drawn with world and defending champions Belgium at next year's EuroHockey Championships in Amsterdam. The men's and women's Euros have been moved to June 4-13 2021 following the decision to postone the Tokyo Olympics until next...

Belgium v Germany, EuroHockey 2019: The greatest hockey match?

Rod Gilmour witnessed a classic EuroHockey Championships last summer while semi-final will be remembered for a generation Oh to be young members of HC Olympia, the burgeoning hockey club which usually has the pitch at Wilrijkse Plein Sports Centre, home...

Spain and Maria Ruiz light up world hockey once again

The Hockey Paper looks back on another eventful year for Spain women Lights, speed, reaction! Spain women’s coach Adrian Lock hailed EuroHockey 2019 goalkeeper of the tournament Maria Ruiz as the hardest-working athlete he knew as a first medal at...
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Spain to invest in Terrassa Stadium for 2022 Women’s World Cup

Spanish hockey will aim to mesh culture, food and promote women's sport when it co-hosts the 2022 Hockey World...
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