Thursday, July 29, 2021

International

Katie Glynn and Zak Jones join GB Hockey ahead of Tokyo 2020

Great Britain Hockey has landed two notable coups after New Zealander Katie Glynn and Welshman Zak Jones were announced on Wednesday as assistant coaches for the women’s and men’s international programmes respectively. Glynn, New Zealand's record goalscorer before being forced...

Hockey New Zealand chief resigns as high-profile exits continue

By Cassie Worth New Zealand hockey has been thrown into further turmoil after Ian Francis quit his role as chief executive - the fourth high-profile departure to leave in two months. Hockey New Zealand confirmed on Wednesday that Francis would leave...

Hockey Olympians used in secret project to trial energy substance

Great Britain hockey Olympians were used as 'guinea pigs' in a behind-closed-doors UK Sport project trialling a ketones-based drink in the lead up to the London 2012 Games, an investigation by the Mail on Sunday has alleged. It is not...

FIH outlines face mask recommendations for recreational hockey return

World hockey says that grass-roots sides should have enough individual face masks at penalty corners to avoid sharing when the game returns following the coronavirus pandemic. Some hockey nations are beginning to make inroads for the club game to return...

FIH Hockey Pro League set for September restart

The FIH Pro League is set to return in September after a seven-month hiatus following the coronavirus pandemic. Germany hosting Belgium on Sep 22 will kick start international hockey back into action, with games taking place until November before reconvening...

Hockey World Cups, dodgy Olympic qualifiers and nightclub exploits

 Claire Middleton looks back at four hockey controversies down the years Call me a naïve Corinthian but I reckon sport should be a good thing; fun, a challenge where you give of your best, promoting teamwork, fair play and leadership. Well,...

Great Britain hockey ‘return to school’ after lockdown training

There were school-like 'first day back' images and jokes about missing satchels as Great Britain's hockey players were back at Bisham HQ for the first time in nearly fourth months on Tuesday. The GB squad returned as part of a...

Power game ‘will continue to lead to hockey collisions’

The faster, stronger nature of the current world game may be a boost to the sport, but it will also result in more collisions and injuries, according to Nicola White. White watched the FIH Pro League last year and recalled...

The first floodlit hockey international

The Hockey Museum continues to tap into its vast collection of history to bring you the best stories The first floodlit international hockey match took place on the October 25 1955 at the Arsenal Football Club’s stadium at Highbury, London....

Dhyan Chand: ‘The undisputed magician of world hockey’

By Mike Haymonds | The Hockey Museum Our article in a previous The Hockey Paper edition described Stanley Shoveller as the greatest ever English hockey player. There is little doubt that the accolade as the greatest global player is deserved by the...
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Olympic Hockey: Sibling rivalry ends with Australia bragging rights

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