Hockey World League – World Cup Qualifiers 2017

Event Name Dates Venue City/Country Winners (Male/Female)
HWL 2017  July 8-23, 2017  Johannesburg, South Africa  —


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BELGIUM’S RED LIONS WIN ODISHA HOCKEY MEN’S WORLD CUP BHUBANESWAR 2018

December 16 | Story By FIH Bhubaneswar, India: Belgium have claimed their first ever World Cup title thanks to a dramatic shoot-out victory over the Netherlands in the final of the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018. It proved to be third time lucky for the Red Lions, who finished runners up at both

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BELGIUM AND NETHERLANDS TO FIGHT FOR TITLE AT ODISHA HOCKEY MEN’S WORLD CUP BHUBANESWAR 2018

December 15 | Story By FIH Bhubaneswar, India: The final of the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 will be an all-European affair, with Belgium’s Red Lions facing the Netherlands after a thrilling day of semi-final action at the Kalinga Stadium on Saturday (15 December). Belgium made a massive statement with a staggering 6-0 semi-final triumph

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Preview: England, Belgium, Australia and Netherlands set for semi-final showdowns at Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018

December 14 | Story By FIH Bhubaneswar, India: Sixteen nations started the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018, but only four teamsa remain. After 16 days and 32 matches featuring the finest men’s hockey teams and players on the planet, we now know that the iconic World Cup trophy will be raised aloft by

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Netherlands break Indian hearts at Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018

December 13 | Story By FIH Bhubaneswar, India: The line-up for the semi-finals of the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 has been revealed following quarter-final victories for Belgium and Netherlands on Thursday (13 December). Belgium’s Red Lions claimed a hard-earned 2-1 triumph over Germany to secure a first World Cup semi-final appearance in

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England end Argentina’s title ambitions at Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018

December 12 | Story By FIH Bhubaneswar, India: England and Australia became the first teams to reach the final four of the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 thanks to victories in their respective quarter-final matches on Wednesday 12th December. England claimed a stunning 3-2 triumph over Olympic champions Argentina to book their ticket to the

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Belgium and Netherlands complete quarter-final line-up on Day 14 of Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018

December 11 | Story By FIH Bhubaneswar, India: Belgium and the Netherlands both claimed cross-over play-off victories at the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018, securing their respective places in the upcoming quarter-finals of the competition on another high-quality day of action at the Kalinga Stadium. Belgium’s 5-0 victory over four-time world champions Pakistan sets

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England and France book quarter-final tickets on Day 13 of Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018

December 10 | Story By FIH Bhubaneswar, India: England and France were triumphant on the first day of the knock-out phase of the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018, sealing their places in the competition quarter-finals with victories over New Zealand and China respectively. England’s triumph against the Black Sticks sets up a quarter-final

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Malaysia eliminated as Germany top Pool D on Day 12 of Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018

December 09 | Story By FIH Bhubaneswar, India: The pool phase of the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 has come to an end, with Germany confirming themselves as the winners of Pool D while second placed Netherlands and third placed Pakistan reached the cross-over play-offs on Competition Day 12. Sadly, it proved to be

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India storm to top of Pool C; Belgium finish second and Canada third in Pool C on Day 11 of Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018

December 08 | Story By FIH Bhubaneswar, India: It all came down to goals in the final round of Pool C matches at the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018. Belgium knew they had to score a lot of goals against South Africa if they were to keep India from taking top spot in the

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France create shockwaves on Day 9 of Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018

December 06 | Story By FIH Bhubaneswar, India: France, the lowest ranked team competing at the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018, stunned the hockey world on Day Nine, defeating Olympic champions Argentina to seal a second-place finish in Pool A just behind the Pan American giants. A 5-3 victory for France against Los Leones

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Netherlands stunned by Germany on Day 8 of Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018

December 05 | Story By FIH Bhubaneswar, India: Germany claimed a stunning 4-1 victory against the Netherlands on Day Eight of the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018, a result which saw Die Honamas take control of Pool D ahead of the final round of group matches which take place on 9 December. Germany’s scintillating

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Olympic champions Argentina win again at Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018

December 03 | Story By FIH Bhubaneswar, India: Day Six of the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018 featured the second round of matches in Pool A, with Argentina claiming their second successive Pool A victory to put themselves within touching distance of the quarter-finals. Argentina’s 3-0 victory over New Zealand sees them move onto

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India and Belgium in thrilling draw on Day Five of Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018

December 02 | Story By FIH Bhubaneswar, India:India and Belgium played out a thrilling draw to remain level on points at the top of Pool C on Day Five of the Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018. The 2-2 score-line leaves India at the top of the pool on goal difference ahead of the

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World AIDS Day marked at Odisha Hockey Men’s World Cup Bhubaneswar 2018

December 02 | Story By FIH On Thursday 1 December, massive efforts were made across the globe to mark World AIDS Day, a pioneering global health campaign that has been organised by the World Health Organisation (WHO) on an annual basis for the past 30 years. It was no different in Bhubaneswar, with the Odisha State

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Glorious Dutch celebrate winning gold. Pic credit: Getty Images/FIH

Glorious Dutch dominate and record books are re-written

August 5, 2018 Relentless and magnificent. The Netherlands have absolutely owned the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup since their opening 7-0 scoreline against Korea. The women in orange might have been slightly stunned by the reception their opponents received as they walked out for the final but then it was business as usual – except

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Spain celebrate a first-ever bronze: Pic credit: Getty Images/FIH

Lock leads Spain to first ever World Cup medal

August 5, 2018 Spain’s incredible journey at the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup came to a bronze-tinted end as they defeated Australia with a consummate display of creative, attacking hockey. The bronze medal match was a clash between Australia, the world number five team and 2014 silver medalists, and Spain who, with a FIH Hero

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Netherlands storm to gold and records get re-written at Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup London 2018

5 August 2018 Netherlands win eighth title with stunning final performance Ireland take silver and move into top 10 of FIH Hero World Rankings Spain make their own history by winning bronze London: Relentless and magnificent. The Netherlands have absolutely owned the Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup since their opening 7-0 scoreline against Korea. The

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Double centuries for de Goede and Watkins

4 August 2018 On Sunday 5 August, Eva de Goede of the Netherlands and Chloe Watkins of Ireland are poised to play their 200th matches for their respective nations. The match is the gold medal match between Netherlands and ireland 16:30 (UTC). A presentation will take place after the match. For further information and news

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Ireland and Netherlands through to semi-finals of Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup London 2018

2 August 2018 Netherlands defeat host nation England to secure place in semi-final Ireland continue to make their own history as they face first ever World Cup semi-final Either Spain or Ireland will make World Cup final debut London: On a remarkable day of action, Ireland and Netherlands completed the line-up for the semi-finals of

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Spain and Australia through to semi-finals of Vitality Hockey Women’s World Cup, London 2018

1 August 2018 Spain through to semi-finals against Ireland or Inda after late winner over Germany Australia win sets up date with Netherlands or England A new nation will be among the finalists London: The surprises just keep coming. This time it was Spain who claimed a higher ranked scalp at the Vitality Hockey Women’s

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