Thursday, May 26, 2022

Olympics

Team GB hockey based at Saint-Germain-en-Laye for Paris Olympics prep

Team GB hockey teams will be one of five sports to be based at the French town of Saint-Germain-en-Laye in the run-up to the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. The city has agreed a partnership with the British Olympic Association to...

Paris 2024 Hockey: Olympic qualifier tournament to replace play-off matches

Olympic qualification play-off matches will be replaced by two eight-team tournaments to determine places for the Paris 2024 hockey competition. The International Olympic Committee approved the qualification pathway on Thursday, with the process rubber stamping France men and women...

Paris 2024 reveals Olympic hockey competition and dates schedule

Paris 2024 has revealed the competition structure for the first time after it was approved by Olympic chiefs. Hockey will be hosted at the Yves-du-Manoir Stadium in Colombes, where work began on the site in January. As part of Paris 2024's...

Olympic hockey included on Los Angeles 2028 programme, for now

Hockey's position as an 11-a-side sport at Los Angeles 2028 will be known in 2023 after Olympic chiefs outlined a set of six criteria for its review of the 28 disciplines ahead of the first Games in the US...

FIH to discuss Paris 2024 Olympic hockey qualifiers

World hockey is set to discuss the Olympic qualifier formats for Paris 2024 at its upcoming board meeting. The FIH executive committee has the qualification process for the next Olympics in three years time on its agenda. It has previously been...

Alan Forsyth ‘held his head high during Tokyo Olympics’

GB Hockey says that Alan Forsyth held his head high in Tokyo after becoming a high-profile omission from the men’s Olympic squad. Chief executive Nick Pink said it was a “tough and really close call” as the Scot was left...

Sarah Evans reveals positive influence of Great Britain Hockey reserves

Surbiton captain Sarah Evans has admitted that her Olympic experience was “really tough”, but that she was proud to be part of a bronze medal-winning team. Evans travelled to Tokyo as part of Great Britain women's 18-strong team but wasn’t named in any...

Hockey ‘one of most talked about Olympic sports on social media’

Analysing social media trends during the Olympics and other major sporting events has become the norm these days. Some data is on the money, while other research seems skewed. Hootsuite, the social media management platform, has conducted research into the...

20 years since last major title, hockey’s royalty still under pressure

Managing the expectations in Holland does seem to be an impossible job for a coach, a bit like Brazil in football, writes Shahbaz M. In a far-flung corner of Bhubaneswar’s Kalinga Stadium, Max Caldas walks into a room of journalists...

Olympics Hockey: Best quotes of the Tokyo Games

It’s been a scintillating fortnight of Olympic hockey action at the Oi Stadium, a few miles south of the Tokyo Olympic Stadium. Here’s the best of the action off the pitch from the passionate and eloquent athletes… I wish I...
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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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