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First leg victories for India’s men and women in FIH Hockey Olympic qualifiers

The Indian city of Bhubaneswar was once again the stage for major international hockey as the Kalinga Stadium – which famously hosted last year’s Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup event – provided a world class arena for the first legs of two crucially important Olympic qualification clashes. 

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The Netherlands & Canada qualify for Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

The men’s international teams of the Netherlands and Canada have both secured their tickets to the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, overcoming the respective challenges of Pakistan and Ireland in the two-game FIH Hockey Olympic qualifiers.

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A cruel sting in the tail ends Tokyo dream for Ireland

Ireland Miss Out on Spot at Tokyo 2020 Olympics after Canadian Qualifier goes to Shoot Out

Ireland 1 (McKee) Canada 3 (Johnston, Scholfield, Tupper). Aggregate score Ireland 6 – 6 Canada, Penalty Shoot Out Canada 5, Ireland 4.

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Re-energised Ireland look to vancouver test

New Irish coaches have injected renewed positivity into the squad ahead of final Olympic qualifiers

Eoin Lúc Ó Ceallaigh in Vancouver on behalf of Hockey Ireland

Team morale was the one of the first issues tackled by Ireland’s new coaching team as they prepared their team to face the final Olympic qualifiers, head coach Mark Tumilty has revealed. 

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