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Olympics Hockey: Argentina unity and ‘struggles’ can be powerful Tokyo weapons, says, Aymar

When Luciana Aymar speaks, you listen. And when she predicted the Argentine women’s team could use their superb blend of youth and experience to great effect at the Tokyo Oympics, their ears clearly pricked up. Aymar, a record eight-times World...

Noel Barrionuevo set for fourth Olympics with Argentina women

Noel Barrionuevo will make her fourth Olympic hockey appearance next month in Tokyo, joining Argentina women's great Luciana Aymar. Barrionuevo, 37, will be aiming for a first gold after bronze in Beijing 2008 and silver at London 2012. She will be...

At the Women’s Hockey World Cup, Holland has plenty to savour

THP Analysis The Vitality Women’s World Cup opening games have already seen shock results and teams staking their title claims. Italy (ranked 17) laid their own claim to the surprise result of the tournament so far with their 3-0 win over...

Netflix to air Luciana Aymar documentary

A film dedicated to Argentinian field hockey great Luciana Aymar will air on Netflix from July 16. "Lucha, jugar con lo imposible", translated as 'To play with the impossible' first premiered in Argentina cinemas two years ago. The documentary tells the...

England hockey stars speak of concussion battles after World Cup journey ends

Olympians Nicola White and Shona McCallin have spoken of the "challenging" months which forced the duo out of the women's Hockey World Cup through injuries. Both stars are recovering from concussion which had already seen them miss the Commonwealth Games...

Argentina hockey great Luciana Aymar reveals mental battles over 20-year career

Luciana Aymar, widely considered the greatest ever women's hockey player, has revealed that she "never slept in 20 years" and says that she would ward off her children from choosing international hockey as a lifestyle following her obsessive strides...

Argentina hockey great Luciana Aymar inspires Mexico’s Nancy Gamboa

By The Hockey Paper Mexico's 17-year-old goalkeeper Nancy Gamboa aims to keep showing her form at the Youth Olympics – in front of hero Luciana Aymar. The Argentinian is a Buenos Aires 2018 ambassador who will spend time with the young...

Australia and Argentina march into Hawke’s Bay final

The world's number two and number four sides will meet in Sunday's final of the Hawke's Bay festival of hockey after Australia beat the hosts 4-2. Fifth ranked New Zealand will play world number seven team China for third place. “It...

Argentina’s ‘Las Leonas’ clean up in five-test series

Argentina completed a clean sweep of their test series against South Africa with a 4-1 victory in Mar Del Plata on Friday.  The 11th-ranked Investec South Africa women’s hockey team trailed 'Las Leonas' 2-0 at half time in the fifth...

Luciana Aymar wins eighth world player of the year award

Argentina superstar Luciana Aymar has been unveiled as the International Hockey Federation’s player of the year for 2013 at a special presentation ceremony at the Argentina Hockey World League Final in San Miguel de Tucuman. It is the eighth time...
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Alan Forsyth on GB Hockey Olympics: I gave away all my kit

Alan Forsyth, English club hockey's leading scorer who was picked as a GB reserve in Tokyo, has revealed he...
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