International

Holland and Australia in line to meet in Champions Trophy final

Great Britain’s bid to keep alive their Women’s Hockey Champions Trophy hopes faltered to a superior Netherlands side on Thursday night. A double …

Christmas sports books: Hockey in print

It’s not all coaching material; the influx of hockey stories has never been healthier. As this essential 2018 list shows, there is something for everyone …

Tess Howard set for ‘whirlwind’ Great Britain hockey debut

Four years ago, Tess Howard was being shown where Lilleshall was on a map by former international Glenn Kirkham, one of her hockey mentors. Now, she’s gone …

India men to join FIH Hockey Pro League for 2021 edition

India men will join the FIH Pro League in 2021 as an additional team, it can be confirmed. India men and women had originally been included as participatory …

Hockey India League to return in 2019

The Hockey India League looks set to return in 2019 featuring men’s and women’s teams and a shortened format. According to a Hockey India official, …

England finish last at 4 Nations ahead of Hockey World Cup

How to assess the 4 Nations tournament in Valencia? Spain finished top of the round robin, England couldn’t find a win, Spain beat Netherlands and then …

Hockey to remain 11 v 11 at Olympics

By Richard Bright Sense has prevailed once more. We can all breathe a collective sigh of relief. For now, the traditional 11 v 11 game will remain on the …

World hockey open to grass tournaments; water-based pitches stripped for Olympics

By Rod Gilmour World hockey chiefs are open to the idea of international tournaments being played on grass, initially with lower-ranking events. At the FIH …

India and Pakistan share Champions Trophy Muscat honours

The chance for one of India and Pakistan to gain bragging rights ahead of next month’s men’s World Cup was scuppered by bad weather on Sunday. …

Mark Knowles wins Australian men’s hockey player of the year

Australian great Mark Knowles and midfielder Jane Claxton won the Kookaburras and Hockeyroos Player of the Year awards on the Gold Coast on Sunday night. …