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  • Cowie optimistic over hockey team chances 29 July, 2021
    by Nigel SimonT&T National coach Darren Cowie gives instructions during a practice match against a select senior men’s team with the National Under-21 men’s hockey team at the Diego Martin Sports Complex earlier this year. ANTHONY HARRISDarren Cowie, coach of the T&T junior hockey men team says he is optimistic about his team chances of […]
  • Tips from the top: Maddie Hinch on hockey shoot-outs and goalkeeper rise 29 July, 2021
    Maddie Hinch has risen to the top of her game PIC: England Hockey/WorldsportpicsHow to deal with hockey shoot-outsThe key is to work out their go-to strengths. Under pressure that’s what an athlete wants to resort to.
  • Nicola White: Olympic champion criticises GB Hockey after head injury ends international career 29 July, 2021
    Best years of my career were to come - WhiteBy Laura ScottNicola White helped Great Britain win bronze at London 2012 and gold at Rio 2016Olympic gold medallist Nicola White has criticised Great Britain Hockey's handling of a head injury that ended her international career.
  • Ireland’s hockey stars fully focused on crucial tie against old rivals India 29 July, 2021
    Victory over the team they beat in a shootout at the World Cup could seal quarter-final spotJohnny WattersonElena Tice celebrates after scoring a goal for Ireland against Germany in the 4-2 defeat at the Oi Hockey Stadium in Tokyo. Photograph: Frank Uijlenbroek/InphoHockey’s elliptical orbit of national awareness is about to swing as close as it […]
  • Poonam Rani: Indian women’s hockey team should win against Ireland 29 July, 2021
    The 28-year-old called for the senior players to take more responsibility at Tokyo 2020.By Samrat ChakrabortyPicture by Getty ImagesIndian women’s hockey team lost their opening three pool A games at Tokyo 2020 as they went down to Netherlands (1-5), Germany (0-2) and Great Britain (1-4). They leaked a total of 11 goals in three outings […]
  • Great Britain men rally for Tokyo advance 29 July, 2021
    Great Britain held off four late PCs in frenetic finale in TokyoAn hour when the Olympics permutations came alive and reared its head for the first time at Tokyo 2020.First the news filtered through of South Africa’s stunning 4-3 win over Germany. At this point Great Britain were 2-0 down against Holland.
  • Ireland comeback falls short against Germany but hockey quarter-final spot still within grasp 29 July, 2021
    Stephen FindlaterIreland's Hannah McLoughlin scores on Germany goalkeeper Julia Sonntag during a women's field hockey match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, July 28, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)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 […]
  • India seal men's hockey quarter-finals spot at Tokyo Olympics after 3-1 win over Argentina 29 July, 2021
    Harmanpreet Singh, Vivek Sagar Prasad and Varun Kumar scored goals for India against the defending Olympic champions.By Ritu SejwalPicture by WORLDSPORTPICS.COM/FRANK UIJLENBROEKThe Indian men's hockey team beat defending Olympic champions Argentina 3-1 in its fourth Pool A match to book a place in the quarter-finals of Tokyo 2020 at the Oi Hockey Stadium on Thursday.
  • India beat Argentina 3-1 to seal quarterfinal berth in Olympic men's hockey 29 July, 2021
    India will play hosts Japan in their final pool match on FridayVarun Kumar of India celebrates with teammates after scoring. REUTERSThe Indian men's hockey team stormed into the quarterfinals of the Olympic Games with a comprehensive 3-1 victory over defending champions Argentina, scoring two goals in the final two minutes of its penultimate pool match […]
  • Australia score three late goals to overpower Black Sticks men at Tokyo Olympics 29 July, 2021
    Brendon EganKane Russell, right, pictured in a prior game, opened the scoring for New Zealand with a cracking penalty corner. Alexander Hassenstein/Getty ImagesGold medal favourites Australia scored three late goals to subdue a plucky Black Sticks men’s side at the Tokyo Olympics.