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Tokyo Olympic hockey could have 5,000 Japanese fans

The opening match of the Olympic hockey competition could see up to 5,000 local fans attend when Japan men take on Australia at the Oi Hockey Stadium, writes Cassie Worth. Tokyo 2020 organisers agreed on Monday to allow up to...

Megan Frazer and Nikki Evans left out of Ireland women’s Olympic squad

Katie Mullan will lead Ireland women at their first Olympics next month with a 16-strong hockey squad missing two big names in Megan Frazer and Nikki Evans. Evans accrued her 200th cap at the recent EuroHockey Championships while Belfast Harlequins'...

Hockey seas the way on Britain’s old beaches

Over the centuries hockey has been played on a variety of surfaces and one of the most intriguing has been on beaches, writes The Hockey Museum's Mike Haymonds. The game of bandy or hockey was played informally for many years...

Have a slice of that! How Wales and Denmark forged Hockey 5s friendship

With Hockey5s events cancelled this summer, we look back at the EuroHockey5s tournament in Poland where the spirit of hockey was never more evident Welsh and Danish juniors have forged special friendships off the pitch thanks to the shorter version...

‘Alan Forsyth would be in any other Olympic hockey squad’

Alan Forsyth "merited" selection for Team GB men, while he would be included in any Olympic squad for Tokyo. That is the view of former Scottish international Laurence Docherty after Forsyth, 29, was left out of Team GB's 16-strong squad...

Surbiton club coach rallies around Alan Forsyth after Olympic exclusion

Mark Pearn, Alan Forsyth's club coach at Surbiton, has rallied around the Scot after he was omitted from the Team GB men's hockey squad for the Tokyo Olympics. Forsyth has led the forward lines at Surbiton over the last five...

Laura Unsworth set for third GB Olympic women’s hockey campaign

Nine Olympic debutants compared to the men's 12, the GB women's hockey squad unveiled on Thursday had no surprise bolters ahead of next month's Olympics. Laura Unsworth, who has 276 combined caps, is set to become the most experienced GB...

Goalkeeper Ollie Payne marks rise with GB Hockey Olympic place

Ollie Payne's "perfect rich vein of form" was the catalyst behind his meteoric rise and inclusion in Team GB's Olympic squad for Tokyo, according to Simon Mason, Britain's most capped goalkeeper. The GB men's squad will field 12 Olympic debutants...

Luxembourg aim high with Olympic hockey hopes

Luxembourg's only hockey side scored its first goal on the European stage in 2019. Now, they have fanciful aspirations of making it to the Olympics after the club's "momentous year". Richard Bright reports Casting minds back to a time when...

Netherlands women select enlarged Olympic hockey squad after injuries

World and European champions the Netherlands will travel to the Tokyo Olympics with a starting cast of 21 players as coach Alyson Annan sweats overs injury recovery to some key players. Annan announced her squad on Tuesday as she sets...
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Tokyo Olympic hockey could have 5,000 Japanese fans

The opening match of the Olympic hockey competition could see up to 5,000 local fans attend when Japan men...
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