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  • Sukhi Panesar (Canada) - 2016 Olympic Games in Rio

    Experience counts as teams finalise preparations    

    With just a few days to go until the final men’s event of this season’s Hockey World League (HWL) R2 bursts into action, we take one last look at the prospects of the competing teams and hear from some of the coaches and athletes. More

  • Prepared for action in Tacarigua  

    The eyes of the hockey world will turn to the Caribbean Island of Trinidad and Tobago at the end of March as the second of three men’s Hockey World League (HWL) Round Two events bursts into action. “Action-packed, welcoming and with an electric festival atmosphere,” is the expectation of Reyah Richardson, of the Trinidad and Tobago Hockey Board (TTHB), as she talks about the event and her hopes for hockey on the island. More

  • Lelia Sacre (Canada, right) with Maricel Sanchez (Argentina) - 2013 Pan American Cup, Mendoza

    Home time for teacher Lelia as HWL R2 beckons    

    The upcoming FIH World League Round 2 hosted in West Vancouver, Canada will not only be backyard comfort for a promising Canadian squad but it will also be the first home competition for Lelia Sacre, one of Canada’s most aspiring international female umpires. Hockey has always been a part of the 28-year-old’s life as the genes were passed on from her father John, a three-time Pan American Gold medalist with Canada, and her mother Cindy, who played at San Diego State. More

  • 2017 Pan American Cups - Tickets on sale!

    Tickets now on sale for highly-anticipated 2017 Pan American Cups    

    Experience uncharted adrenaline from scoreboard sagas Friday, August 4 – Sunday, August 13 when USA Field Hockey hosts the 2017 Pan American Cups. Now is your opportunity to view international hockey heroes in-person as a total of 16 international men’s and women’s hockey teams duke it out for the championship titles at Spooky Nook Sports, the Home of Hockey. More

  • Janine Stanley (Uruguay) - Camila Caram (Chile)

    South American teams resume rivalry    

    While Argentina and the USA hammer away at each other in the top echelons of women’s world hockey, it might be worth the two hockey giants taking the occasional look over their shoulder at two teams who are fast moving up the rankings. Ranked 19th and 23rd respectively, Chile and Uruguay are caught up in a battle for supremacy on the hockey field that is as intense as anything Las Leonas and the USA produce. More

  • 2017 Indoor Pan American Cups

    2017 Indoor Pan American Cups announced  x 2

    The Pan American Hockey Federation is pleased to announce the Indoor Pan American Cups 2017 (men and women) in the city of Georgetown, Guyana, between 14 and 22 of October 2017. More

  • Michael Barminski (USA) - 2015 Pan American Games

    Third time lucky for Rutger’s men?  

    When the USA men’s team take on Canada in the first match of the Hockey World League (HWL) Round Two event in Tacarigua, Trinidad and Tobago, it will be the first major challenge of Rutger Wiese’s tenure as head coach. It will also be the USA men’s third attempt to reach HWLR3 and a shot at World Cup qualification. More

  • Pan American Hockey Federation (PAHF)

    Qualifiers for the Central American and Caribbean Games 2018 (Men & Women)  x 2

    The Pan American Hockey Federation is pleased to announce that the Qualifiers for the Central American and Caribbean Games 2018 (Men & Women) will be held in the city of Kingston, Jamaica from 05 to 12 of November 2017. More

  • Canada - 2015 Pan American Games

    Experience could prove vital factor in Canadian bid for titles    x 2

    A tournament on home soil, the chance to reach the Hockey World League Semi-Finals and a shot at qualifying for the 2018 World Cup, the stakes couldn’t be much higher for the Canadian women’s team before the HWL R2 event, which springs into action on 1 April in Vancouver. For Canada men, the challenge comes even sooner. The Red Caribou will be one of five Pan American teams lining up in Trinidad and Tobago to do battle for the two top spots and automatic qualification for the HWLR3. More

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2017 HWL R2 Tacarigua
2017 World League R2 (men)
March 25 to April 2
Tacarigua, Trinidad & Tobago
PAHF teams: Barbados, Canada Canada,
Chile, Trinidad & Tobago, USA

2017 HWL R2 Vancouver
2017 World League R2 (women)
April 1 to 9
Vancouver, Canada
PAHF teams: Canada, Chile, Mexico,
Trinidad & Tobago, Uruguay

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