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Russell Garcia to lead Great Britain side on European tour

By Richard Bright Russell Garcia, who won hockey gold at the 1988 Olympics as a player, has been appointed stand-in coach for Great Britain men’s …

FIH Hockey Series kick starts path to Tokyo 2020 Olympics

By The Hockey Paper The inaugural edition of the Hockey Series will begin on Tuesday, with two five-team events taking place in Salamanca, Mexico. The …

Dutch hockey urges clubs to stop junior competitions below under-12 level

By The Hockey Paper Dutch hockey’s governing body wants clubs to stop selection training and competitive hockey for children below under-12 level. The …

Can Ireland hockey go the New Zealand way?

By The Hockey Paper On the day that Hockey Ireland announced that Craig Fulton was to step down as head coach of the men’s team last Thursday, a keynote …

The Hockey Social: The day Zimbabwe won Moscow Olympic gold

The Hockey Social brings you the latest offerings from across the globe in social media, news, images and video The Olympic Games has produced many great …

Malaysia set to bid for hockey World Cups

By The Hockey Paper Malaysia will put in bids this week to host major tournaments over the next four years, including the 2022 World Cups. The Malaysian Hockey …

Sophie Bray relishes ‘incredible’ experience of home hockey World Cup

By Richard Bright Sophie Bray, the hat-trick hero of England’s Commonwealth bronze, says the team has a “massive opportunity” to now go …

Quek focuses on book launch ahead of World Cup

By The Hockey Paper Sam Quek, the Olympic gold medallist, marked the 50-day countdown to the Vitality women’s Hockey World Cup by hosting the launch of …

Hockey World Cup: Parents need to be seen supporting athletes’ careers in sport

England Hockey launches campaign to leverage hosting the women’s Hockey World Cup on home soil – and enhance public perception By Richard Bright …

Kookaburra Matthew Bird faces drugs and weapon offences

By The Hockey Paper Confirming the two replacements for the great Mark Knowles and young Matthew Bird this week, Hockey Australia had already celebrated the …