Emotional Eva de Goede: ‘Bizarre that we did this’

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Eva de Goede could not fully comprehend it after the Olympic final. The captain of the Orange Women took her third gold medal after the 3-1 win over the Argentines at the Oi Hockey Stadium in Tokyo. “I still don’t believe it,” said an emotional De Goede in front of the NOS Studio Sport camera. “It’s so […]

Marijne steps down with head held high

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With Dutchman Sjoerd Marijne at the helm, few can still believe the surreal progress that the Indian women’s hockey team has made. From finishing last at the 2016 Rio Olympics to barely making the qualification cut for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the Rani Rampal-led women’s side, has scripted a fairytale at the ongoing Games in […]

Netherlands reign supreme on top of the world

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The Netherlands has crowned its reign of the past five years with an Olympic gold medal. In Tokyo, the Orange Women won the final against Argentina 3-1 on Friday. A key role was played by the retiring Caia van Maasakker, who converted two penalty corners. For the Netherlands, it is the fourth Olympic title in women’s hockey and […]

Great Britain beat resurgent India to Bronze

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Olympic Games – Bronze Medal Match Great Britain 4 India 3 Great Britain’s women had to work hard to secure the Bronze medal at Tokyo 2020 as a feisty India team just fell short at the Oi Hockey Stadium, turning around a 2-0 deficit to lead 3-2 before finally succumbing 4-3. In a game of […]

India Fall at the last hurdle after epic battle

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India has not been able to crown the fairytale at the women’s tournament of the Olympic Games with a medal. The team of national coach Sjoerd Marijne fought back against Great Britain from a 2-0 deficit to a 2-3 lead, but still it was the British who won 4-3 and took the bronze. Tears rolled down […]