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Hong Kong is a Chinese territory, just off the South Western border. It includes the island, which everybody will think of, but also a part of the mainland. So, I’ve been living in Shenzhen which is the neighbouring city in China. There isn’t much hockey where I am, but weRead More →

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Ireland 0 (3) vs. (1) 0 India 2.8.2018 Match 32/Quarter Final 6.00 Push Back Ireland come into this as underdogs, but I think that the Indians will struggle to get past goalkeeper Ayeisha McFerran. Both sides have had a tendency to sit deep and counter attack in previous games, let’sRead More →

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Italy 0 vs. 3 India 31.07.2018 Game 27/Cross-Over 6.00 Push Back Seven out of ten times, I reckon India would win this one, but Italy have turned a few heads, with some surprising results and the Indians haven’t been scoring a great amount so far. Jasbeer Singh, born in ItalyRead More →

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Japan 3 vs. 6 Belgium 28.07.2018 Pool D 6.00 push back These two teams have been amongst my favourites so far, playing attacking, exciting hockey and have been unlucky not to have done better in their two previous games. As I look around the Lee Valley stadium, I see aRead More →