GB captain Hollie Pearne-Webb hailed a “big milestone for female sport” after the world hockey body changed the players’ kit rule to enable athletes to wear skirts, skorts or shorts at their convenience.
England and Great Britain Hockey players have led the way in calling for change, having already adopted new inclusive playing kit regulations at national level.
This new ruling from the International Hockey Federation (FIH) allows female athletes the freedom of choice of clothing to wear at future international competitions.
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