Monday, June 27, 2022

Hockey World Cup

Battling England beat Argentina to reach Hockey World Cup semi-finals

Bhubaneswar -- England secured a brilliant, battling display over Argentina, the Olympic champions, to halt a long winless streak over the world No 2 and advance to the World Cup semi-finals. It was nerve-jangling end as a last-ditch sling into...

Hockey World Cup: Australia hard to beat in wide open last eight

Analysis There has been much to savour in the first 28 games of this World Cup. A fantastic stadium with a wonderful atmosphere, some thrilling games and incredible goals have been shown around the world, exactly as the FIH would...

Hockey World Cup: France set for historic showdown with Australia

Bhubaneswar - Maximilien Branicki took a moment to compose himself following France's crossover win over China. The Frenchman will reach his 21st birthday on Sunday, the day of the World Cup final. And the way 2018 has gone in hockey's...

Hockey World Cup: Canada working hard on survival mode

By The Hockey Paper, Bhubaneswar Spare a thought for Canada. Having spent a week in Japan before travelling to India, their lengthy sojourn in India will see every player forced to take a month off work from their jobs back home. Considering that...

Hockey World Cup: Mature England set up Argentina clash

Bhubaneswar - Sam Ward, tweeting from home, predicted the right result, George Pinner cartwheeled in delight, there were two World Cup debut goals and the customary sub-continental winning team selfie. After a fraught Pool stage week, England now have two...

England v Ireland Hockey World Cup: Young crop are old hands, says Ian Sloan

England co-captain Ian Sloan believes that the young guns can have a "positive impact" on the older heads' World Cup hopes against Ireland. Danny Kerry has thrust several youngsters into the 2018 World Cup fray. Zach Wallace (18), Jack Waller...

England and Ireland put ties on hold at Hockey World Cup

Bhubaneswar - Defender Mark Gleghorne will put family ties on hold on Friday when England play Ireland, with the loser exiting the men's World Cup. So will club ties go on hold in the Hampstead & Westminster trio of Ireland's...

Can Ireland secure their best ever Hockey World Cup position?  

Having qualified for the World Cup only twice before, it is fair to say that men’s hockey in Ireland has rarely made the world take notice. However, since finishing in third place at the 2015 EuroHockey Championship, and qualifying...

Hockey World Cup: Fine margins shows why three is magic number

Three is the magic number. If you’re old enough or have a passing interest in American hip hop, you might recognise this line from De La Soul’s famous hit song from the late 80’s, writes Todd Williams Coincidentally, when it...

Hockey World Cup: Netherlands can be kings of Kalinga after 20-year hiatus

Greater tests will come for Max Caldas' side, but already they look in sync at this World Cup to deal with them. Their 7-0 routing of Malaysia was the performance of the first round of Pool games. It could have...
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