Thursday, May 26, 2022

International

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...

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...

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...

Hockey featured in Birmingham’s Chelsea Flower Show entry

Hockey is featured in Birmingham's entry into this year's Chelsea Flower Show. A mixture of flowers grown at the council’s own nurseries and sporting-themed features make up the eye-catching Commonwealth Games themed display, which has an interpretation of the official...

India v Pakistan to kick start Men’s Asia Hockey Cup

Defendinf champions India and Pakistan will kick off the Hero Men's Asia Cup on Monday with the match anticipated to "reach an all-time high with millions tuning in". The Asia Cup in Jakarta, Indonesia also acts as a World Cup...

Hockey great Barry Middleton among Team GB stars to receive Queen’s honours

Record cap great Barry Middleton was among a host of current and former Team GB sports stars who received honours at Windsor Castle on Tuesday. The former England and GB captain was made an MBE in the Queen's New Year's...

‘We complement each other’: Shane McLeod returns to Belgium hockey set up

Shane McLeod, who led Belgium to world No.1 and the Olympic men's title last year, has returned to the Red Lions as an assistant coach. The Kiwi has ended his sabbatical early after taking time away from the game after...

Sarah Robertson named Scotland hockey captain ahead of world top 10 bid

Sarah Robertson, the Olympic bronze medallist, says it is a "huge honour" after she was confirmed as Scotland's new women's hockey captain, with the national side targeting a world top 10 berth as part of a long-term strategy. Robertson will lead...

Alyson Annan unveiled as China coach

Alyson Annan, who left as Netherlands' women's coach four months ago, was confirmed as a surprise new coach of China on Tuesday. Annan, one of world hockey's most successful coaches, met up with the China squad three days ago and...
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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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