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Great Britain women battle Netherlands in Tokyo Olympics defeat

If these two sides are to meet again at the Tokyo Olympics, who knows the psychological effect on the Dutch after the world No.1 came up against their toughest test yet at the Oi Hockey Stadium. Holland were indebted to...

Olympics Hockey: Great Britain men rally for Tokyo advance

An hour when the Olympics permutations came alive and reared its head for the first time at Tokyo 2020. First the news filtered through of South Africa's stunning 4-3 win over Germany. At this point Great Britain were 2-0 down...

Olympics Hockey: Great Britain women and Holland set for Rio repeat

So to Thursday. Speak to any GB player and they will tell you that the Tokyo 2020 squad is vastly different from the Rio 2016 vintage. Creating new stories and all that. After all, five years and plenty of...

Olympics hockey: Ireland undone by Netherlands class

A late flurry of goals saw world No.1 side the Netherlands women eventually break Ireland down and win 4-0 at the Oi Stadium. Felice Albers had given the Dutch a strong start but the Green Army – inspired by an...

The stats which put Netherlands women on a hockey pedestal

Since losing to Team GB in the Rio Olympic women's final, Alyson Annan's side have raised their game and produced five outstanding years at the top of the women's game. Should they reach the Tokyo Olympics final, they will have...

Netherlands women select enlarged Olympic hockey squad after injuries

World and European champions the Netherlands will travel to the Tokyo Olympics with a starting cast of 21 players as coach Alyson Annan sweats overs injury recovery to some key players. Annan announced her squad on Tuesday as she sets...

Euro Hockey 2021: Netherlands women land 11th title in tight Germany tussle

The 18 Oranje players danced a jig on the outfield as the Netherlands won their 11th title in 15 EuroHockey Championships. With the full squad quota on the outfield, that's how it must feel to their opposition during another...

Euro Hockey: Netherlands men lift title to break Germany hearts and resolve

Holland had no time, quite literally, for Germany's steely resolve for a second match at this enthralling EuroHockey Championships as, amid a febrile atmosphere generated by the maximum 3,000 Oranje support to end a golden battle royale, Max Caldas'...

Euro Hockey 2021: Multifaceted Netherlands a class above All Blacks aura

THP columnist and coach Todd Williams picks out the main points from the European Hockey Championships in Amsterdam More flexible, more agile. Holland women's coach Alyson Annan has concocted a better team than the one that competed in the Rio...

‘Super stupid’: Germany’s last-gasp show after Dutch rue late calamity

‘Oranje loses lead in idiotic final phase,’ rang out the headline on Dutch hockey’s own website. Goalkeeper Pirmin Blaak called himself “super stupid”. It followed an incredible denouement to the biggest game yet of EuroHockey 2021 as Germany, as is...
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