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Japan aims to raise hockey profile at Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo 2020 has launched its 'Let’s 55 Virtual Experience’, a project that aims to showcase what it looks and feels like as a top-level athlete. The project aims to cover all 55 sports on the Tokyo 2020 Games programme. As...

Japan opens doors to hockey at Olympic venue and on TV

The Oi Hockey Stadium has opened its gates to the Japanese public. The Tokyo Metropolitan Government confirmed the opening of the hockey venue over the weekend ahead of next year's rescheduled Games. Tokyo organisers have warned the public that use of...

World hockey turns down Malaysia and India automatic Olympic places

World hockey chiefs will turn down the Asian Hockey Federation's request that the silver medallists from the Asian Games be awarded Tokyo 2020 berths. The International Hockey Federation confirmed to The Hockey Paper that it had received a letter from...

Japan women’s hockey show ‘Roadrunner’ aggression on path to Tokyo Olympics

Japan coach Anthony Farry is aiming to get full-time status for his squad ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics; a green light for their home Games offering hope that the host nation could make quite the impact in two...

Japan women show ‘Roadrunner’ hockey aggression on path to Tokyo Olympics

Japan coach Anthony Farry is aiming to get full-time status for his squad ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics; a green light for their home Games offering hope that the host nation could make quite the impact in two...

Japan’s Cherry Blossoms beat Australia to Four Nations hockey title

By The Hockey Paper Japan's memorable 2018 continued in fine style on Sunday as they won the Four Nations Final with another higher-ranking upset, this time a 2-1 victory over Australia in Ibaraki. Renee Taylor had put world No 3 Australia...

Japan stun Malaysia to take Asian Games hockey men’s gold

In a stunning comeback, Japan men won their first Asian Games hockey gold to match the achievements of the women's side, as both nations scored significant title wins on the path to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Japan, who were 5-2 down,...

Japan women take Asian Games hockey gold with India win

By The Hockey Paper Japan women have won their first Asian Games gold medal courtesy of a 2-1 win over India in Jakarta. Goals from Minami Shimizu and captain Kawamura Motomi were enough to secure victory over their high-ranked rivals while...

Secret to Japan women’s success? Scaring each other

Video recorder in hand, a Japanese hockey player hides behind a hotel doorway and menacingly jumps out in front of their foreign coach. Thankfully, this is no Japanese sporting horror movie synopsis. In the land where Takeshi's Castle was born,...

Secret to Japan hockey women’s success? Scaring each other

Video recorder in hand, a Japanese hockey player hides behind a hotel doorway and menacingly jumps out in front of their foreign coach. Thankfully, this is no Japanese sporting horror movie synopsis. In the land where Takeshi's Castle was born,...
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Euro Hockey 2021: Scotland and England continue close battles

Scotland women cast aside the world ranking order and made old rivals England work all the way to the...
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