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World hockey modifies penalty corner rule for protective masks

World hockey has changed the penalty corner rule to make the sport safer, allowing defenders to keep their protective equipment on after the ball goes outside the circle - before removing them at the first opportunity inside the 23m...

Hockey World Cup places up for grabs in Africa and PanAm events

World Cup berths are up for grabs this month as Pan American and African nations battle for places in the men's and women's showpiece tournament. The Africa Cup of Nations is being held in Accra, Ghana from Jan 17-23, while...

Hamilton sisters will thrive in GB Hockey women’s programme

From one set of siblings to another, the Hamilton twins will go “from strength to strength” on the international scene after being selected for the GB women’s programme last week. Olivia and Sophie Hamilton were added to Dave Ralph’s women’s...

Super 6s indoor hockey: East Grinstead double up for finals’ day

East Grinstead will be the only club with both men's and women's sides at the Super 6s Championships finals later this month. But after such a riveting conclusion to the regular season and the players relishing the indoor scene,...

Super 6s Hockey: Old Georgians promoted to Men’s Premier Division

Old Georgians cantered to the Men's Division One title on Saturday, ensuring promotion to the Super 6s Premier Division next season. They were joined by University of Exeter, whose promotion bid went down to the final match of the day...

Repton and Whitgift on song at Super 6s Schools Indoor Championships

Repton girls and Whitgift boys once again competed for top honours in the England Hockey Super 6s schools finals this week, while Ipswich School and Framlingham also secured superb title wins. Repton beat rivals Cranleigh to take the Super 6s...

World hockey reveals best goal and match of 2021

Argentinian Nicolas Keenan’s smash-shot against host nation Japan in the pool phase of the Tokyo Olympics has been voted best goal of 2021 in a fans' poll. Keenan produced three quick-flash touches, lifting the ball over a defender’s stick at...

We can’t let our performance drop in hectic year, says India’s Savita

In a calendar-packed year for the sport, which includes the Asia Cup, Pro League, the World Cup and Commonwealth Games, goalkeeper Savita says India must keep up their momentum to keep making inroads to the top echelons of world...

Top 10 men and women players in world hockey: corner kings to goalkeepers

Remember the uproar when the results of the FIH’s Hockey stars awards were announced? As India’s various nominees swept the board, a lot of people were very upset. Only a fool would invite criticism on themselves by putting out...

Alyson Annan quits as Netherlands women’s hockey coach

Australian Alyson Annan sensationally quit as coach of Oranje women, the Olympic champions, on Wednesday, thus ending one of the most successful recent tenures in any international team sport. Annan, 48, and the Royal Dutch Hockey Association (KNHB) were at...
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Great Britain men jostle for Paris Olympic cycle places

Spain men squared the uncapped three-match Andalucia Hockey Series against Great Britain on Friday with a 4-2 win. GB men...
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