Loic and Arthur Van Doren amazed the HC Embourg

242600901 10157848174751580 5532422124773798523 n - Loic and Arthur Van Doren amazed the HC Embourg - “ That Red Lions come to visit us by helicopter, it's a first here! », Confides the president of the Embourg Hockey Club, Jérôme de Marchin . If this great event was possible, it is also through a partnership with Red Bull but also Osaka, a joint sponsor of the club and Arthur Van Doren . He and his brother Loic are not the first Red Lions to come and tread the embouriens lawns. "John-John Dohmen came to do clinics for young people, ”continues Jérôme. “Tom Boon organized an internship here, and we had the chance to be one of the filming locations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic publicity, produced in 2019. We had a lot of Red Lions with many young people from the club for turn this on the site. I had played the keeper! It had been a great experience. Here with Arthur, we still receive someone who, in addition to his European, world and Olympic titles with the national team, has been twice elected best player in the world! "

“ That Red Lions come to visit us by helicopter, it’s a first here! », Confides the president of the Embourg Hockey Club, Jérôme de Marchin . If this great event was possible, it is also through a partnership with Red Bull but also Osaka, a joint sponsor of the club and Arthur Van Doren . He and his brother Loic are not the first […]

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England Hockey League Ultimate Preview

MEN’S HOCKEY LEAGUE – MATCHDAY MEDIA GUIDE 19 SEPTEMBER 2021 WELCOME TO THE NEW SEASON! The Men’s Hockey League (EHL) gets underway on Sunday, when the Premier Division kicks off what hopefully will be a complete season after COVID-19 forced the 2020-21 season to be declared null and void. With Alan Forsyth and Zach Wallace […]

Retirements & coaching switches dominate post-Tokyo 2020

WSP2907210917 - Retirements & coaching switches dominate post-Tokyo 2020 - The players are not the only ones to have made difficult decisions about their futures, with various teams experiencing changes amongst their coaching staff. As has been widely reported, New Zealander Shane McLeod has stepped down from his hugely successful role as head coach of Belgium men after guiding his team to Olympic gold at Tokyo 2020. McLeod – who also helped the team to World Cup (2018), FIH Hockey Pro League (2021) and European Cup (2019) glory – will be replaced by Dutchman Michel van den Heuvel, the hugely successful club coach who has been an assistant coach with the Red Lions for the past six years.  

It is just over four weeks since the conclusion of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, and as usual, the landscape has been dominated by news of athletes across all sports deciding to retire and lower the curtain on their stellar international careers.   Hockey has been no different, with some of the sport’s most highly decorated […]

A new era for the Red Lions

WSP0508211104 - A new era for the Red Lions - A first meeting that the successor of Shane McLeod marked with a red cross in his diary. And to prepare as well as possible for this double duel, the Dutchman decided to summon his nucleus, from Monday, to start a new cycle, the first major challenge of which will be the World Cup organized in India, in January 2023.

The Red Lions deadlines do not wait. Even for the gold medalists in Tokyo who will take to the pitch, just 39 days after their Olympic coronation. Indeed, on October 16 and 17, Belgium will start its new Pro League campaign, at Uccle Sport, against Germany.  A first meeting that the successor of Shane McLeod marked with […]

Worlds No.1&2 head to the Olympic final

DSC0308215568 - Worlds No.1&2 head to the Olympic final - The Tokyo 2020 Olympic hockey final will be between Australia and Belgium, the numbers 1 and 2 in the world ranking. After Belgium defeated India in the first semi-final (2-5), Australia was too strong for Germany in the second semi-final with 1-3.

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic hockey final will be between Australia and Belgium, the numbers 1 and 2 in the world ranking. After Belgium defeated India in the first semi-final (2-5), Australia was too strong for Germany in the second semi-final with 1-3. The final on Thursday (starting at 11:00 AM BST) promises to be a wonderful […]

Belgium victorious in the heat of Tokyo

WSP0308216066 - Belgium victorious in the heat of Tokyo - In the heat of the Oi Hockey Stadium in Tokyo, the Belgium Red Lions beat India at the end of a very intense match, punctuated by a great opposition from the India team, very solid technically, and in particular endowed with a very solid defense that the Red Lions have come up against more than once.

In the heat of the Oi Hockey Stadium in Tokyo, the Belgium Red Lions beat India at the end of a very intense match, punctuated by a great opposition from the India team, very solid technically, and in particular endowed with a very solid defense that the Red Lions have come up against more than […]

Great Britain ends Ireland’s Olympic Journey

IMG3107215797 1 - Great Britain ends Ireland's Olympic Journey - Ireland’s inaugural Olympic campaign ended in tears at the pool stage after Great Britain won 2-0 at the Oi Hockey Stadium to ensure that Ireland would finish fifth in Pool A and that Spain would be Great Britain’s quarter-final opponents at 1300 BST on Monday, 2 August.

Olympic Games – Pool A Ireland 0 Great Britain 2 Ireland’s inaugural Olympic campaign ended in tears at the pool stage after Great Britain won 2-0 at the Oi Hockey Stadium to ensure that Ireland would finish fifth in Pool A and that Spain would be Great Britain’s quarter-final opponents at 1300 BST on Monday, […]

Canada and South Africa share the spoils in end to end affair

WSP2107304955 - Canada and South Africa share the spoils in end to end affair - With both teams eliminated from contention, national pride and an Olympic victory was on the line for Canada and South Africa on Friday afternoon at Oi Hockey Stadium. When the final buzzer sounded to indicate the 4-4 match complete, it was a bittersweet mix of emotions on the turf.

With both teams eliminated from contention, national pride and an Olympic victory was on the line for Canada and South Africa on Friday afternoon at Oi Hockey Stadium. When the final buzzer sounded to indicate the 4-4 match complete, it was a bittersweet mix of emotions on the turf. The last time these Commonwealth Rivals […]

Big Irish comeback but number two ranked Germany prevail 4-2

WSP2807218009 - Big Irish comeback but number two ranked Germany prevail 4-2 - Ireland sit fourth in the group with two games to go with four teams advancing to the quarter-finals. India fell 4-1 to Great Britain to leave them with three losses on their record and targeting the Irish game as one they need to win to keep their tournament hopes alive. 

Ireland produced a big second-half comeback but were just held at bay by Germany, setting up a showdown on Friday with India where a victory would likely bring a quarter-final spot.  In a match packed full of incident, Germany – recently installed at second in the world –  led 3-0 early in the second courtesy […]

Day 3 at the Tokyo Olympic Games

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On day three of the Olympics, the women of Great Britain and Argentina recorded their first victories. The title holders Great Britain defeated South Africa 4-1 after a difficult start. Las Leonas settled with Spain: 3-0.  Germany – India 2-0 (1-0) Germany simply did what it had to do in the second group match. So win. The vice European […]