Hockey Australia name Kookaburras side for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

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Kookaburras team named for Tokyo Olympics The Australian Olympic Committee has announced the Kookaburras team who will represent Australia in men’s hockey at Tokyo 2020. Chef de Mission of the Australian Olympic Team for Tokyo Ian Chesterman attended the announcement at the Western Australian Institute in Perth, confirming to 16 lucky athletes that they will […]

Orange extends European Championship title after 2-0 win over Germany

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The Orange squad became European champion for the eleventh time in history on Sunday afternoon. In the European Championship final against Germany, the Netherlands was once again under pressure, but a goal by Frédérique Matla four minutes before the end meant the liberation (2-0). The Wagener Stadium exploded. Dancing, cuddling and partying, the Orange Ladies celebrated the […]

Euro Day 8: Men of Russia and Wales share the points

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Wales needed twelve goals against Russia to knock France from the second place in group C. The group in which they compete for a World Cup ticket. That premise was not very realistic for Wales. The team defended a lead for a long time, but in the end the runs were shared: 3-3.  Andrey Kuraev opened the […]

Netherlands march on to the European Cup Final

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Despite a lot of goodwill and some great possibilities, the Belgian players did not manage to surprise the Netherlands who will play their 4th consecutive European final. After having brilliantly secured their place in the last four, the Panthers could approach this derby of the flat countries without any pressure. Indeed, the meeting was unbalanced on […]

England 1 point from World Cup Qualification after Ireland Win

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EuroHockey Championship – Women Pool C Ireland 1 England 5 England took a big step towards securing fifth place and World Cup qualification, coming back from a 1-0 first quarter deficit to beat Ireland 5-1 and secure their position at the top of Pool C. Having carried forward a 4-0 victory over Italy, a draw […]

Fighting spirit of the Scots secure 3-1 win Vs Italy

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EuroHockey Championship – Women Pool C Scotland 3 Italy 1 Scotland won their first match at the EuroHockey Championships in Amstelveen, soaking up Italian pressure in the first quarter before scoring twice in the second to set up the victory. Scotland had last met Italy in a feisty EuroHockey Championships II final in Glasgow in […]

No final for the Red Lions, beaten by the Netherlands

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Despite a good collective performance, the reigning European champions will not compete in a third consecutive final. They were beaten at the Shoot-Outs by Dutch people carried by their audience. The poster for this semi-final was obviously enticing. A classic of recent years. A meeting between the Netherlands and Belgium always smacks of powder given the rivalry between […]

Orange wins heated brotherhood and takes final place at European Championship

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The Netherlands has reached the final of the European Championship for the thirteenth time. In a compelling semi-final battle, Belgium was defeated after taking shoot-outs, after sixty minutes it was 2-2. On Saturday in the final, the Orange squad will face Germany, which defeated England earlier in the day. After the last decisive shoot-out, which he beautifully […]

Max Caldas about his goosebump’ moment (and about Germany)

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The wonderful semi-final at the European Championship against Belgium had highlights in abundance. Jorrit Croon’s winning shoot-out. The incredibly important equalizer of Jip Janssen. And the beautiful first Dutch goal by Seve van Ass. But national coach Max Caldas also thoroughly enjoyed a moment before the game. ‘For the first time I really heard our people sing the […]