Indian and Spanish ladies join third Pro League season

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The ladies of India and Spain take the place of Australia and New Zealand in the third season of the FIH Pro League.  The unions of both countries from Oceania withdrew the women’s and men’s teams due to the travel restrictions and restrictions in place there due to the corona pandemic. Spain and India are already […]

De Wijn suspended after verbal excess at the Games

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The lost quarterfinal at the Olympic Games in Tokyo has come to an end for Sander de Wijn. The international went verbally over the line afterwards and was therefore suspended for two matches. In addition, the Dutch team has to play with one less man in those duels. Emotions got the upper hand after the much-discussed game […]

Netherlands reign supreme on top of the world


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 […]

Matla leads the Netherlands to Germany win

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The Dutch national team concluded the group stage as the winner in Tokyo on Saturday by beating opponent Germany 3-1. The Netherlands Ladies played very good hockey, especially in the first quarter. Unnecessarily they let Germany get back into the game, but in the end they stayed on their feet fairly easily. The 3-1 fell four minutes before […]

Orange starts mission in Tokyo with 5-1 win over India

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The Orange Women started their hunt for a gold medal in Tokyo with a 5-1 victory over India. At first they had a hard time and they let the Indians equalize, but in the end the difference in quality was too big. For attacker Felice Albers, her Olympic debut with two goals was a fairy tale. The […]

Helen Richardson-Walsh: ‘Dutch Ladies are ruthless’

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In just over two weeks, on July 24, the hockey tournament at the Olympic Games in Tokyo will start. With prominent figures from the hockey world, we have been looking forward for weeks to the battle for the highest hockey gold. Today we speak to the former English hockey player Helen Richardson-Walsh (39), who won gold with […]

‘Kempi’ with Orange into the last phase: full throttle towards Tokyo

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Thursday was a double celebration for Robbert Kemperman. He celebrated his 31st birthday and started the last phase with the Orange towards the supreme moment. The Olympics are now really in sight. The Orangemen had a week and a half of rest after their European Championships won. Time to recover. To give the freshly acquired memories a place. To give […]

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 […]

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 […]