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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...

Luciana Aymar named in squad as Argentinian coaches are appointed

The Confederación Argentina de Hockey (CAH) has confirmed that Emanuel Roggero (women) and Carlos Retegui (men) are the new head coaches of the national teams.  The two coaches were presented to the press earlier this week by recently elected CAH President...

Luciana Aymar feels like she is 20 again

Seven-time world hockey player of the year Argentina's Luciana Aymar says she is like a 20-year-old at her first Olympic Games. Aymar will be 35 on the day of the women's hockey final in London,  and Olympic gold is the...
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England Hockey sets out latest roadmap in welcome club boost

Car sharing is set to be allowed, clubhouses can open and there is a welcome back for spectators from...
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