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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 […]

Rio2016 Preview by Carlos Garcia Cuenca

My dear friends! Just some moments before the start of the Olympic Games we all look forward to live once again, the biggest event that any lover of our sport can experience. Like the Hockey World Cup, the Olympics are held only every four years, which makes the wait and expectations even higher. We are […]

What would you change in Hockey? | Part 2

This is the second of the three parts of the article ‘What would you change in Hockey?’. In mid September we have publish the first part that you can read it here, and now we decided to invite different guests, again from different backgrounds to share their vision about what could change in our sport. […]

The inspiring leader of the Kookaburras: Mr. Mark Knowles

  What is the story of Mark Knowles? Grew up in Rockhampton, a country town of 70,000 in Central Queensland.  Both parents and family all played hockey from a young age. Moved to Perth in 2003 after being selected in the Kookaburras squad and have been here ever since.  Played 5 seasons in Hockey Club […]

Loïck Luypaert: A Lion that spits Dragon fire!

Who is Loick Luypaert? I’m 23 years old, I play for Kampong SV and the Belgian National Team as central defender. I have 105 caps for Belgium and around 20 goals. I live in Utrecht and Antwerp. I’m studying a bachelor in physical education and movement of science and started my master in sportmanagement this […]

Some would say a typical British girl… The majority would say: A great girl!

Susannah Grace Townsend, a Canterbury, England and Great Britain attacking midfielder. Some would say a typical British girl, born in London with 3 brothers and 1 sister! This sibling rivalry is a big factor I put down to pushing me in all areas of my life, as everyone wants to beat their siblings! My twin […]

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 […]

Hockey in Belgium!

Some insights about the current ‘state of grace’ of Belgian Hockey and their recipe for success by JOHN BESSELL – Performance Analyst for the Red Lions (Men’s Belgian Hockey Team ) I have been a professional hockey coach since 2001 and Performance Analyst with Belgium Hockey since 2009. My playing, coaching and performance analyst careers […]