Sunday, June 23, 2024

Imogen Ainsworth

Imogen Ainsworth is a freelance sports journalist mainly covering hockey, rugby union, and cycling. Once a hockey goalkeeper, she became a journalist after obtaining a BSc Sport Science degree. Imogen is passionate about sharing the stories behind the people, and shining light on areas that are often missed. While not being able to play hockey anymore, it remains a key part of her life and she has many fond memories of travelling around Europe to watch various tournaments.

Lincolnshire first for Lindum as National League hockey beckons

Lindum became the first club in Lincolnshire to be promoted to England Hockey's National League. Now, the "loyal" team says they won't be fazed...

Sporting world going in right direction on concussion issue, says Shona McCallin

While concussion research is currently relatively in its infancy compared to many other injuries, GB star Shona McCallin wants to keep conversations around the...

How GB star Shona McCallin turned to business of mushrooms and improving daily lives

Great Britain and England star Shona McCallin has recently harnessed the health benefits of mushrooms in her recovery from concussion to co-found the new...

‘Heart of the city’: Leicester pitch to become vibrant community hockey club

Leicester City Hockey Club hope to provide a new lease of life to hockey in the city centre with their new pitch at St...

Alex Danson-Bennett set for ‘personal mission’ in summer coaching

Alex Danson-Bennett says her summer masterclasses are a ‘very personal mission’ to inspire the future, writes Imogen Ainsworth.  Her Alex Danson Hockey Academy will be...

‘Real competitor’: Germany’s Alex Stadler rise from English school to Tokyo Olympics

IMOGEN AINSWORTH on how 21-year-old goalkeeper Alex Stadler’s rise to the Germany Olympic hockey team was nurtured with fun and dedication at one English...

Tokyo Olympics hockey: 10 goalkeepers to watch

This Olympic Games has been blessed with an abundance of incredible goalkeepers. In the modern day game, the importance of goalkeepers is stronger than ever. IMOGEN AINSWORTH...