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“ProLeague is killing hockey”

“I don’t know which brilliant mind made this [Pro League] plan but the person should be banned from hockey” – Siegfried Aikman is never one to mix his words but do you agree with the Dutch great?

Bhubaneshwar: There was a moment during Japan’s match against South Africa that encapsulated head coach Siegfried Aikman’s personality. The Dutchman is usually pensive in the dugout, but when things are not going as per the plan, he doesn’t think twice before showing his frustration.

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China claim impressive away victory over Great Britain in London

China recorded a fine FIH Pro League victory on the road on Friday, getting the better of hosts Great Britain at the Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre.  All of the goals came in the third quarter of the match, with Great Britain’s Giselle Ansley netting a penalty corner to cancel out Ou Zixia’s deflected opener before Peng Yang scored what proved to be the winner with a superb penalty corner deflection in the 44th minute.

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SIX CHANGES TO TEAMS FOR FIH PRO LEAGUE GAMES

Great Britain’s men and women have each made three changes to their teams for this weekend’s FIH Pro League matches in London.

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Germany women crush China but men beaten by high-flyers Great Britain 

There were mixed FIH Pro League results for the national teams of Germany on Sunday (28 April) as the women cruised to victory against China before the men were downed by league high-flyers Great Britain in Mönchengladbach.

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Great Britain women claim bonus point against USA in London

Great Britain women were held to a 1-1 draw by USA in their first FIH Pro League match on home soil, but emerged with two points from a possible three after winning the shoot-out on a windy day at the Lee Valley Hockey & Tennis Centre in London.

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Gablac double gives Germany women home debut triumph over Olympic champions Great Britain

Hannah Gablac scored twice as Germany’s women claimed victory over Great Britain in their first home match of the FIH Pro League, running out 2-0 winners against the Olympic champions on a rain-hit occasion at Mönchengladbach’s Hockeypark.

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Executive Board approves 2020 and 2021 FIH Pro League match schedule principles

Lausanne, Switzerland: Building on the successful start of the very first FIH Pro League, the FIH Executive Board (EB) today approved, upon recommendation from the National Associations participating in the FIH Pro League, the following principles of the match schedule for the 2020 and 2021 seasons: Continue reading Executive Board approves 2020 and 2021 FIH Pro League match schedule principles

Netherlands men power past Spain while Argentina’s men and women both defeat New Zealand

The Netherlands men and Argentina’s women and men all recorded home wins on Match Day 33 of the FIH Pro League, with Spain and the national teams of New Zealand suffering defeats on their travels. Continue reading Netherlands men power past Spain while Argentina’s men and women both defeat New Zealand

World Champions Reign Supreme

World champions dazzle on Match Day 32

The reigning women’s and men’s world champions both earned big wins to reclaim their respective places at the top of the standings on Match Day 32 of the FIH Pro League. Continue reading World Champions Reign Supreme

Olympic champions both lose as Great Britain men and Argentina women triumph in Rosario

The reigning men’s and women’s Olympic champions both suffered losses on Match Day 30 of the FIH Pro League, with Great Britain’s men and Argentina’s women emerging triumphant as the two nations face each other at the Estadio Mundialista in Rosario, Argentina. Continue reading Olympic champions both lose as Great Britain men and Argentina women triumph in Rosario