International

Inside the D: Dutch football, hockey coins and women’s sport

In lockdown, we are giving non-subscribers a taste of our print and digital content. In every issue, we bring you Inside the D, an irreverent and gossipy …

Highest game of hockey recognised by Guiness World Records

By Richard Bright Guinness World Records have officially verified last year’s attempt at playing the highest game of field hockey. A group from Hockey …

Contact training allowed for elite athletes when hockey is ready

By Richard Bright Britain’s elite hockey players could be allowed to head straight into close contact tackling when they are permitted to start training …

Balbir Singh, Indian hockey icon, passes away aged 96

Indian hockey icon Balbir Singh, who won three Olympic golds as a player before becoming a coach and World Cup winner, has passed away aged 96. Singh had …

Hockeyroo Jodie Kenny puts retirement on hold for Olympics

Hockeyroo Jodie Kenny, who became a mother in 2017, says she has put retirement on hold to chase gold at next year’s Olympics. The two-time Olympian is …

World hockey issues cautious approach to resumption

World hockey hopes that that trans-continental competition will return to normal once a vaccine to combat the coronavirus pandemic is in place. The FIH …

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 …

GB hockey players able to resume elite training after lockdown

By Cassie Worth Great Britain’s centrally-contracted hockey players are able to resume full-time training only with immediate effect but can refuse to do …

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 …

ParaHockey aims for Asian interest to spark movement

Norman Hughes, the 1984 Olympian and 1992 GB Olympic coach, is one of the key figures behind the ParaHockey movement. As the sport makes strides, so he wants …