Saturday, July 20, 2024

Tom Pilcher

Tom Pilcher is a sports writer who covered the 2008/2012 Olympics for Reuters, mainly handball and cycling, and Team GB live blogger in 2016.

Pidcock clan a force to be reckoned with – next stop could be hockey medal

The talent pool in the Pidcock family runs deep, after a stunning week in which pro cyclist Tom became Great Britain’s first mountain bike...

‘Powerless’ Rio champion White retires with blast at Great Britain hockey chiefs

Rio 2016 gold medallist Nicola White announced her international retirement from hockey on Monday night - with an emotional statement surrounding the concussion that...

‘This isn’t the end’: India’s coach warns of things to come against ‘underdogs’ GB

Defeats to Netherlands and Germany have left India rock bottom of Pool A but their Dutch coach Sjoerd Marijne can see a glimmer of...

‘Look good, play good’: Australia’s Rosie Malone sees lucky necklace bring Chinese fortune

Australia’s scintillating attacking play was not the only thing shining on the pitch as the Hockeyroos saw off China 6-0 on day three at...

‘Amazing occasion’: GB women’s victory hailed by Izzy Petter

For a period during their second Pool match against South Africa, things were not going Great Britain's way. They were a goal behind against the...

Olympics hockey: Australian Ogilvie’s red pants prove too hot to handle

Goalscorers in Australia’s imposing 7-1 win against India, Daniel Beale and Flynn Ogilvie have identified what gave the favourites a big edge in their...

Hockeyroos busy baking recipe for Tokyo Olympics success after fallout 

Rio 2016 seems a long time ago now for Australia’s Hockeyroos - not least 2019 world goalkeeper of the year Rachael Lynch. The three-times winners...

Isolation Olympics: Hockey stars divided over no fans and families 

With no families and fans to spur on some of the hardest working athletes in world sport, the Tokyo Olympics have a strange feel...