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Hockey star Margot van Geffen recovering after ice skating fall

Influential Dutch player Margot van Geffen hopes to recover in time for the EHL play-offs after breaking her elbow in an ice skating accident. Van Geffen, who has played over 200 times for Oranje women, landed on her arm two...

Alyson Annan records landmark win as Dutch hockey coach

Alyson Annan cemented her status as one of world hockey's most successful coaches after racking up her 100th international win at the helm of the Holland women's team at the weekend. Holland's 2-1 Pro League win over Germany on Saturday...

‘Force of nature’ world grand hockey master leader passes away

Tributes have poured from around the masters hockey community following the passing of Wim van Noortwijk, the former World Grand Masters Association president, writes Richard Bright. Dutchman Van Noortwijk died last month and the hockey community has paid tribute to...

Hockey Pro League: Holland double up against Great Britain

Great Britain captain Adam Dixon asserted on Thursday night that "the boys are just happy to be back playing" following the Pro League hiatus. After a double defeat to Holland this week, they now head to world champions Belgium...

FIH Hockey Pro League: Holland v Great Britain in numbers

WOMENHead-to-heads in all competitions (since 2013 – 7 matches)Wins: Netherlands: 4 | Great Britain: 2 | Draws: 1Goals scored: Netherlands: 14 | Great Britain: 6 MENHead-to-heads in all competitions (since 2013 – 4 matches)Wins: Netherlands: 1 | Great Britain: 2...

No fans at Holland v GB for Hockey Pro League matches

The Holland v Great Britain matches, the next FIH Pro League games to take place, will be played behind closed doors. The Royal Dutch Hockey Association (KNHB) decreed on Thursday that the FIH Pro League men's and women's matches on...

Great Britain women hockey Rio Olympics gold: Dutch antics, crashing sticks

Exactly two months' prior to the 2016 Rio hockey final at the Deodoro Stadium, GB women had faced Holland in the Champions Trophy in London, where they fell to a 2-0 defeat. Lining up in the tunnel before that loss,...

Dutch player slammed for mocking Argentinian fan

World hockey has launched an investigation following a social media gaffe by Dutch hockey player Renée van Laarhoven. The Dutch player responded to a photo an Argentinian fan had posted online asking for the shirt of her boyfriend, Dutch player...

Hockey Pro League: USA hold moment’s silence in memory of Larry Amar

USA held a moment of silence in memory of team manager Larry Amar before their FIH Pro League match against world No 1 Holland. Following Saturday's cancelled match, the points for Sunday's match counted double, meaning that the 9-0 victory...

European Hockey 2019: Preview, statistics, players to watch

We cherry pick from our print edition what you need to know for the 10-day hockey feast in Antwerp EuroHockey heading for sell outs Hockey Belgium expects 60,000 tickets from a maximum 70,000 to be sold for this year's 10-day event....
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Ayeisha McFerran issues appeal after hockey World Cup medal stolen

Ireland women's goalkeeper Ayeisha McFerran has appealed for the return of her World Cup silver medal after it was...
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