Saturday, December 4, 2021

International

Laura Unsworth set for Commonwealth hockey gold tilt

Laura Unsworth says that the upgrade to the facility which paved the way for her to become GB's most decorated hockey Olympian is an exciting time ahead of the Commonwealth Games. Wyndley Leisure Centre in Sutton Coldfield was announced last...

Dutch hockey launches inquiry into ‘intimidating’ women’s programme

The Royal Dutch Hockey Association (KNHB) has launched an independent inquiry into the Oranje women's performance programme. It follows reports of a negative environment and player unrest within the Olympic champions' camp. According to KNHB, the investigation aims to find...

Gemma McCaw fronts Women in Sport fund in Christchurch

Gemma McCaw, the former Black Sticks great, has been unveiled as the ambassador for a new Women in Sport Fund in Christchurch, New Zealand which will support women and girls sport both on and off the field in the...

Eva de Goede set to miss 2022 Women’s Hockey World Cup

Eva de Goede's career is hanging in the balance after the Dutch star admitted that she was unlikely to be fit for the 2022 Women's Hockey World Cup. The 32-year-old Netherlands captain tore a cruciate ligament and sustained damage to...

Katrina Powell to carry on as Australia women’s hockey coach

Katrina Powell will carry on as head coach of Australia women to "at least" the Paris 2024 Olympics. Powell, the first female Hockeyroos Head Coach since Colleen Quinn in 1978, was appointed on an interim basis earlier this year to...

Hockey great Jamie Dwyer inducted into Australia’s hall of fame

Jamie Dwyer, the Kookaburra great, has been recognised for his achievements and impact on his nation's sport with induction into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame (SAHOF). The Australian made 365 appearances and scored 243 goals in a career spanning...

Afghan women’s hockey team fear for lives, call on federations for help

The Afghanistan women's team have been forced into hiding in Kabul and are calling on the International Hockey Federation (FIH) to help the team flee the country after fearing for their lives. In a letter sent to The Hockey Paper...

Superior Dutch women end 2021 unbeaten in vintage year

Netherlands women underlined their status as one of the best teams in international hockey history by finishing 2021 unbeaten after a 3-1 victory over Belgium in the FIH Pro League. Alyson Annan's side completed an unbeaten year with their 18th...

Now South Africa juniors pay to play at Junior Hockey World Cup

South Africa are no strangers of 'paying to play' at elite level. Crowdfunding formed part of South Africa's story at the Tokyo Olympics and the same has now been bestowed upon the under-21 team ahead of the Junior World...

GB Hockey aim to take Test matches, events outside of London

England and Great Britain Hockey are aiming to take Test matches across the country after several years using their base at Lee Valley. International matches have been sparse at venues outside of London since the 2012 Olympics, but the launch...
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