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Paul Bundy steps down as Canada Head Coach

Paul Bundy has stepped down as the head coach of the Men’s National Team. Bundy, who has been head coach since 2017, announced the news this week.

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Belgium formally end season with European places confirmed But is all fair?

Royal Leopold, La Gantoise and KHC Dragons will take up the Belgian men’s European places while La Gantoise and Braxgata will be their women’s representatives for the 2020/21 season.

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‘These things gel you, going through tougher times’ – Hollie Pearne-Webb

Great Britain’s hockey captain, who played a key part in the Rio gold, believes the postponement of the Olympics will give extra time to develop her young squad

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I think age is funny… the only thing is if players want to give it a go – Max Caldas

Netherlands Head Coach Max Caldas has hit reset for the Tokyo Olympics as the world deals with the coronavirus pandemic.

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Dutch Superstar Sombroek on the front line in fight against COVID-19

Not so many years ago, Joyce Sombroek was widely regarded as the finest goalkeeper in women’s international hockey. With the Netherlands she won every major prize the sport has to offer, becoming a European champion in 2011, an Olympic champion in 2012, a World champion in 2014 and being named FIH Hockey Stars Women’s Goalkeeper of the Year both in 2014 and 2015.

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Tokyo rescheduled to Summer 2021

The Tokyo Olympics will begin on July 23 next year, organisers said on Monday, after the Covid-19 coronavirus forced the historic decision to postpone the Games until 2021.

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Canada withdraw from a summer 2020 olympic games

Canadian Olympic Committee will not send Canadian delegation to Tokyo 2020 Summer Games

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England Hockey suspends national hockey activity

Regions & Counties urged to follow suit

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IWHL Premier Division Review – 14 March

East Grinstead inflict Surbitons greatest ever defeat

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Belgium suspends all domestic hockey until March 31st

As a result of the further expansion of the Coronavirus in Belgium, the Flemish and French-speaking bodies competent for sports have decided to suspend all sports events in Belgium until March 31.

The Royal Belgian Hockey Association, the Flemish Hockey League and the Ligue Francophone de Hockey take note of this official decision and will comply with it. I.e. that ALL hockey activities (matches, training, initiations, …) in Belgium will be suspended from 12/03 until at least March 31, 2020.

The Hockey Association advises all clubs not to organize replacement activities in their infrastructure during this period. beside
we would urge everyone to submit the official recommendations regarding. observe hygiene and social contacts. This one
recommendations can be found here: https://www.info-coronavirus.be/nl/2020/03/10/help-jezelf-en-anderen-te-eschermen/

We will continue to monitor developments closely and will communicate again as soon as there is an official change
is announced by the competent authorities.

Finally, the KBHB, the VHL and the LFH would like to wish everyone affected by the virus a speedy recovery.

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