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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 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’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,...

Team GB Hockey in historical hands for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

News reaches In the D that the British Olympic Association have signed training venue contracts with three sports facilities in Japan, as part of Team GB's preparation camps for the Tokyo 2020 Games. Tokyo's Keio University’s water-based hockey pitch could...

England defeat Japan in Bremen

A goal in each half proved enough for England  to overcome Japan in their final match of a four nations tournament in Bremen on Sunday. Alex Danson scored late in the first half, and Lily Owsley doubled their advantage in the...

Australia win third test against Japan

The Hockeyroos won the third test of their five match series 5-2 against Japan on Tuesday night playing back on home turf in Perth, Western Australia. A topsy turvy first half saw Jodie Schulz put Australia in front with a...
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Masters Hockey: ‘Sri Lanka players ideal ambassadors to promote our island’

As Masters hockey grows, so are nations who see the World Cups as the perfect fit for players to...
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