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Sam Quek: We ran in together ahead of Dutch shoot-out and said ‘yes, we’ve got this’

By Rod Gilmour in Rio Two of Great Britain women’s hockey heroes spoke yesterday of the powerful female collective force which propelled the 16-strong squad …

Reviews: CHECK training device and more

CHECK your readiness to exercise Hockey’s demands on your fitness levels are ever increasing. But while we all know the benefits of training programs, one …

Khawaja Junaid: Where to for Pakistan hockey?

Khawaja Junaid was in the Hague for the World Cup, his country wasn’t. World Cup gold medallist and Olympic bronze medallist Junaid played for Pakistan from …

Maddie Hinch not stumped by this cricket test

No, England goalkeeper Maddie Hinch isn’t working on a career change, but she has been picking up a few ideas from England wicketkeeper Matt Prior and …

Hockey Issues looks at reaction to coverage of the 2014 World Cup

The hockey World Cup saw the start of a phenomenon that, as a hockey fan, I couldn’t quite believe. In fact, when I first heard that Sky Sports, for the …

Is watching field hockey becoming boring?

Watching hockey is boring… . And I speak as one who knows. Goalkeepers watch an awful lot of hockey. We don’t have a very good angle on the action; …

From The Archives: Loose talk costs goals – what was really behind that Kookaburras wonder strike

A chat between fellow Australian striker Glenn Turner and the England defence resulted in Kieran Govers scoring one of the best goals ever seen at a hockey …

‘Remember the good times’ says Lee on England women’s day of 2014 World Cup misery

England’s hockey World Cup campaign has turned into a salvage mission after their third straight loss in a row in the Hague. Their semi-final hopes were …

Can an England boss really enjoy a World Cup?

Will Roy Hodgson enjoy the World Cup in Brazil? We are not sure – but the last England manager we can remember really revelling in the role was Bobby Robson. …

Sophie Bray looking to make Dutch lessons pay off

When the 2014 hockey World Cup hits off in the Netherlands on Saturday, one of England’s stars will feel right at home. Striker Sophie Bray has spent the …

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