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Safety in hockey: Readers’ respond

Our coverage this year on Sam Ward’s injury – despite it being an accident – provoked an overwhelming response to safety within the game, …

Recalling GB hockey Rio gold: Dutch antics, crashing sticks and tunnel focus

From the Archive | First published June 2018 Exactly two months’ prior to the 2016 Rio final at the Deodoro Stadium, GB women had faced Holland in the …

Young Welsh star Olivia Forey goes viral with hockey skills videos

Wales’ Liv Forey has been posting backyard skills videos since lockdown, with her latest ‘computer game’ effort going internet viral. THP …

‘More female coaches’: Hockey on a mission to change gender imbalance

By Sophie Penney There is big room for improvement in the percentage of women in high performance coaching, leadership roles and umpiring in hockey, according …

Suzy Petty hopes England Hockey learn from mistakes to help athlete wellbeing

By Rod Gilmour Suzy Petty hopes that changes she has helped enforce to the deselection process at England Hockey will aid future athletes after she revealed …

Hockey’s own Valerie Robinson could have been a Busby Babe

The Hockey Museum’s Mike Haymonds looks at the career of  one of England’s finest ever hockey players If Stanley Shoveller, the only Englishman to …

Club files: How is coronavirus affecting your hockey club?

The Hockey Paper has launched a health check campaign to offer advice to clubs during the pandemic – and we need your help to bring it to life. Whether …

‘Big Stadium Hockey can transcend the sport’

Taking hockey to existing stadia like Twickenham Stoop can change the sport’s visibility, says project lead It started with a hurricane and ended with …

The photo capturing ‘the best of hockey’

By Rod Gilmour When Koen Suyk replaced one of his old cameras a few months ago, the photography shop asked the veteran Dutch photographer for his superb image …

Can FIH and Hockey Pro League prosper amid economic impact?

By Rod Gilmour “Sometimes”, proclaimed the Daily Mail‘s chief sports writer Martin Samuel, “there is great benefit in obscurity. In …