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 final on Thursday (starting at 11:00 AM BST) promises to be a wonderful […]

Marijne rides the crest of a wave as India reach Tokyo semis

After dancing and jumping in a circle with his Indian players, Sjoerd Marijne sprints to the dugout after the quarterfinals won at the Games in Tokyo. There he grabs his cell phone. Bent over the arrangement, he stares at the screen, visible from a distance, he tells his story emotionally. The joy and disbelief splashed from his face. […]

Super Hinch to the rescue for Great Britain

Olympic Games – Quarter-Final Spain 2 Great Britain 2 (Great Britain win shootout 2-0) Great Britain’s goalkeeper, Maddie Hinch was their heroine yet again on a dramatic night in the Oi Hockey Stadium as the reigning Olympic champions set up a rematch with the Netherlands in the semi-finals after finally seeing off Spain via a […]

Netherlands cruise in to Tokyo semi-finals

The Dutch national team won the quarterfinals of the Olympic Games against New Zealand 3-0 on Monday in Tokyo. The Orange played a good game and the semi-final place was never in danger. The opponent is the winner of Spain-Great Britain, the quarterfinals to be played later in the day. As number one in the group, a […]

Day 9 at Tokyo Olympic Games

Germany was the first country to qualify for the semifinals of the Olympic tournament on Sunday. In the sweltering Tokyo, the Germans settled in the quarterfinals with defending champion Argentina. It became 3-1. Belgium also joined the last four by beating Spain 3-1, just like India, which was too strong for Great Britain (3-1). India will play against […]

Day 8 at the Tokyo Olympic Games

New Zealand is opponent of the Orange in the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Olympic Games, which finished first in Group A. Argentina will face Germany in the battle for a place in the semifinals. Olympic defending champion Great Britain plays in the quarterfinals against Spain (main photo, ed.) and India will compete against Australia, the number […]

Great Britain ends Ireland’s Olympic Journey

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, […]

Matla leads the Netherlands to Germany win

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 […]

Belgium to face Spain in quarter Finals after 2-2 Great Britain Draw

The last group game of the Red Lions ended in a draw (2-2) against Great Britain. A meeting that looks like a “wake-up call” for the Belgian hockey team which, on Sunday, will challenge Spain in the quarter-finals of the Olympic tournament. The Red Lions had a complicated game Sunday night at Oi Hockey Stadium in […]

Ireland hopes suffer huge blow after late India winner

Women’s Olympic Games – Pool A  Ireland 0 India 1 (Navneet Kaur)  Ireland’s quarter-final hopes will go down to the wire as Navneet Kaur’s 57th minute winning goal denied the Green Army what would have been a crucial point at the Oi Stadium.  The deflection from Rani Rampal’s reverse-stick cross finally broke the Irish defences […]

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