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Women’s Hockey World Cup 2022: Australia women look to next gen

Australia women depart for Europe and the Women's World Cup preparations next month with an eye on the future. The 18-strong Hockeyroos team, fourth at the 2018 World Cup, features five athletes with under 10 games experience and a further...

Player development: are our best hockey players slipping through the net?

Timing and age of player development are difficult to ascertain across the world of sport. There is such a focus on junior players and the support that they receive to maximize their potential. However, there are so many factors...

Penalty corner future: ‘Safety first, but we need to keep essence of the sport’

The future of the penalty corner is set for possible changes - but not before the Paris 2024 Olympics - with world hockey launching a consultation project to stem danger but to keep the excitement. The FIH has outlined that...

Hockey Matters: 5 ways you can build a club fitness programme on a budget 

Hockey clubs are always striving to be their best, enabling players to express their individual skills and develop their talent. One of the cornerstones of a high performing club is a physical preparation programme, which optimises performance whilst mitigating...

World hockey moves into betting with BetCity.nl

Betting will become a staple of the game for the first time at the Women's Hockey World Cup after the FIH signed a deal with gambling outfit BetCity.nl. The three-year deal covers the upcoming World Cup showpiece in the summer...

Hockey Matters: Bouncing back from injury

In my experience working in a variety of sports, there are three periods when it is toughest for players. No.1 when they’ve lost a game; No.2 when they haven’t been selected, and No. 3 when they are injured.  All...

Maddie Hinch: ‘So proud to make history’ as Tilburg reach Dutch big league

Images like this have become a familar sight in world hockey: Maddie Hinch jumping into sprinting team-mates following shoot-out success. At the weekend, Hinch again came to the fore as her team, Tilburg HC, advanced to the Dutch big league...

Hockey Pro League: China has ‘so much potential’ – Annan

England women were served advanced warning that China will be no pushovers when the sides next meet at the Women's World Cup in July. England women suffered a 3-1 defeat in the FIH Hockey Pro League, following a 1-1 draw...

Hockey Writers’ Club secretary Ken Wilson passes away at 65

Hockey Writers' Club (HWC) secretary Ken Wilson, a BBC radio producer who became a leading light as a hockey volunteer in recent years, has sadly passed away, aged 65. Ken died peacefully in hospital after a short fight with...

James Albery: ‘My hockey coach Nick Thompson gave me the fire and desire’

The road to a place on the England and GB programme has been bumpy for James Albery, even after all his early accolades. Thus, when he led out England for one of their Pro League games in India last...
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Women’s Hockey World Cup 2022: Australia women look to next gen

Australia women depart for Europe and the Women's World Cup preparations next month with an eye on the future. The...
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