International

Netflix to air Luciana Aymar documentary

By The Hockey Paper A film dedicated to Argentinian field hockey great Luciana Aymar will air on Netflix from July 16. “Lucha, jugar con lo …

Argentina hockey great Luciana Aymar reveals mental battles over 20-year career

By Rod Gilmour Luciana Aymar, widely considered the greatest ever women’s hockey player, has revealed that she “never slept in 20 years” and …

Why football’s VAR needs to add hockey’s challenge system

By The Hockey Paper The football World Cup has provided plenty of entertainment in Russia – and confusion in equal numbers when it’s come to the …

‘Hockey World Cup must remain priority over Olympics’

By Richard Bright The World Cup must remain the pinnacle of the sport over the Olympics and the looming FIH Pro League, says world hockey chief Thierry Weil. …

Kookaburra Tim Brand mixes hockey and exams ahead of Champions Trophy

By Richard Bright Mixing off-field activities alongside elite sport is not an uncommon sight for hockey players. In 2014, England’s Nick Catlin sat a …

Perth Pythons win Australian Pride in Sport award for LGBTI community work

By Richard Bright Perth Pythons, Western Australia’s only LGBTI+ hockey club, has won prestigious awards at the Australian Pride in Sport awards. The club …

Make hockey India’s No 1 sport, urges Odisha chief to prime minister

By The Hockey Paper The chief minister from Odisha, hosts of this year’s men’s World Cup, has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to recognise …

Former England women’s hockey fitness coach leads Gareth Southgate’s troops

By Richard Bright The man who gave Great Britain’s women team the physique to send them to Olympic gold will see the fruits of his labour with …

Moritz Furste ‘the Cristiano Ronaldo of the hockey world’

The Hockey Social looks back on the great German’s career with an assorted mix of social media which underlined his status as one of the game’s greats What …

Seoul Olympian Richard Leman awarded OBE for services to hockey

By The Hockey Paper Olympian Richard Leman told of his pride last night after he was named in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Leman, who won gold with …