Sunday, July 25, 2021

Hockey World Cup

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Hockey’s greatest goals: Reliving an Australia special

In June 2014, Australia handed out a hockey drubbing to England at the 2014 World Cup in The Hague, which included a special goal from Australian Kieran Govers. Here, The Hockey Paper speaks to the main protagonists (as well...

Spain invests 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 Cup. Terrassa will host Pool matches as well as the semi-finals and final when it shares World Cup duties with Wagener...

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....

Rourkela sets platform as world’s biggest international hockey stadium

The first foundations for India's biggest international hockey stadium were laid on Tuesday as preparations for the 2023 men's World Cup were cemented. The new 20,000 capacity hockey stadium in Rourkela "will be a model of green, functional, cost effective...

Hockey stadium in Rourkela set to be India’s biggest ahead of World Cup

A new 20,000-seater stadium in India is being earmarked as "the best venue for hockey in the world" ahead of the 2023 men's World Cup. Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik last month announced that the new world-class hockey stadium would...

Ireland coach lambasts Hockey World Cup qualifying process

A “complete and utter shambles” is how Ireland men's coach Mark Tumilty views the current qualification process for the next Hockey World Cup. Speaking to the Irish Examiner, Tumility says it will now be increasingly difficult for the Green Machine...

India Hockey offered double profits to get 2023 World Cup

Exclusive | By Shahbaz M India’s promise to the International Hockey Federation (FIH) of generating two times more revenue than their closest bid rival ensured they got the hosting rights for the 2023 World Cup. The FIH’s decision to host back-to-back...

Australia pulls out of women’s hockey World Cup bidding

By The Hockey Paper Hockey Australia has withdrawn its bid to host the 2023 women's Hockey World Cup. The news was announced by the FIH this week as the world governing body revealed that more nations had expressed interest to host...

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....
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