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Tokyo 2020 Olympics ‘to take place with or without Covid’

By Richard Bright The rescheduled Tokyo Olympics slated for next summer “will take place with or without Covid”. That’s the view from IOC …

England Hockey set to meet to discuss Step 5 resumption

England Hockey will meet on Monday to discuss signalling the final green light for hockey to resume competitive league action. The national governing body is …

Revealed: How France took Great Britain on the tiles ahead of 1920 hockey gold

By Rod Gilmour France attempted to get their cross channel opponents Great Britain drunk in Antwerp the night before the men’s gold medal match at the …

Hockey guidance sees green card for spitting, players to clean up area

By Richard Bright Players will be handed a two-minute suspension for spitting or nose blowing without a hankerchief or tissue under new guidance for the …

Hockey Premier Division transfers 2020/21: Latest ins and outs

By The Hockey Paper staff Welcome to our ever popular men’s and women’s English Premier Division hockey transfers. We will be adding to the list in …

Community hockey project brings new audience to Surbiton

With successes at national level for the first teams and Colts sides, it’s easy to assume that Surbiton HC is a club focused solely on elite hockey. The …

England Hockey’s bold vision to boost talent development for all

By Richard Bright England and Great Britain Hockey has laid out a blueprint which the national governing body recognises will be a “seismic change” …

English domestic hockey in line for September opening

By Cassie Worth Women’s outdoor champions Surbiton will play national indoor champions Buckingham, while East Grinstead men open up against newcomers …

School and leisure centre closures pose problem for club hockey

As hockey moves nearer the Step 5 roadmap and a full return to competitive play in England, the sport’s myriad of different set ups – from clubs …

Alex Danson: ‘It was unusual to see a young kid so willing’

In our last print issue, we produced an 8-page special on Alex Danson’s fine field hockey career. Here, we speak to one of her first coaches I first saw …