Tag Archives: Argentina

Delfina ‘Leona’ Merino

Who is Delfina Merino? My name is Delfina Merino. I was born in Argentina, Buenos Aires the 15th October of 1989, since I was a little girl I was involved in sports and especially in hockey. Started playing when I was 5 years old at Banco Provincia club which is my current club in Argentina […]

Majo Granatto – Young Argentina Queen

Who is Majo Granatto? Majo Granatto is someone very honest, responsible and committed. I characterize myself by the way I face my adversities and it is my conviction that I always have to go forward! I am also very attached to my family and friends. Why and when did you start with Hockey? I started […]

Julia Gomes Fantasia

Who is Julia Gomes Fantasia? A 24-years-old girl who enjoys to be able to dedicate full time to her passion that is FIELD HOCKEY. Why fieldhockey? I always breathe sport in my family, we are all passionate about it. When I was a girl, a friend introduced me to the sport and it was like love […]

Gonzalo Peillat – Man of the Year 2016

Who is Gonzalo Peillat? Gonzalo Peillat is 24 years old, he is an international hockey player who played his first match at the Champions Challenge in 2011. Actually he has a big roll in the Argentinian team as an important drag flicker. He is an Olympic gold medal in Rio de Janeiro! Who were your idols or […]

Manu Brunet ‘Rio2016 Golden memory’

Rio 2016 was the best sport experience I have ever had. Be part of an Olympic Games is something amazing. It is really difficult to find the correct word to describe it, but I think the best I can use is “privilege”. I had always dreamed about  being an olympic champion, but I had also worked […]

Agustin ‘El Pibe’ Mazzilli

  What is the story of Agustin Mazzilli? My story is quite normal. I started playing hockey when I was 6 years old, but simultaneously I also played football and rugby. When I was 13 I definitely decided to play only hockey. I studied 2 years of economics after school but with this intense way […]

Zeke’s glance at Argentina Hockey

(Ezequiel Paulon) Differences between Argentinian hockey culture and European or Australian? In my opinion there are several differences between these forms of understanding and living the game and training. Start from a cultural context perspective, how life is in Europe and Australia in opposite to Argentina. In the first two there is a cultural and […]

So long 2014, Hello 2015!

2014 it’s gone and it was a fantastic hockey year! It was a year with some fuzz regarding the new FIH decision on reducing the playing time at international competitions in 10 minutes; new format is 4X15 minutes instead of good old 2X35 minutes. This new format started from September (Champions Trophy was the ‘showcase […]

Sport: The good war!

I’m here to remember the importance of one of Mankind’s greatest invention ever. To reclaim its rightful title. In the sublime hierarchy of our accomplishments Fire, Wheel, Music and Internet are some of our general first toughts. Unfortunately we often forget this one; Sports. Behold the onset of a new beggining. In the reign of […]