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Voitto: Meet the hockey brand that cares

VOITTO means victory in Finnish. Dr. Daryl Foy is certainly onto a winner with his holistic hockey brand, which offers a range of products all focused on helping players improve their performance. From premium equipment including sticks and apparel, to...

Hockey5s World Cup takeaways: ACLs, wild west matches but great for development

After over 900 goals in nearly 100 matches across men and women, The Hockey Paper runs the rule over the first FIH Hockey5s World Cup in Muscat and  Danger factor The new rule implemented to make high hits illegal between the...

Hockey5s World Cup: Netherlands stroll to gold, Oman take plaudits

Muscat -- Who knew Hockey5s could be so cagey? While the Netherlands dominated the first shortened format World Cup in an uninspiring final, the highlight was undoubtedly reserved for hosts Oman, who sparked memorable scenes in winning bronze on...

Malaysia men set up Hockey5s World Cup final with Dutch

Muscat -- “This is a new history for us,” proclaimed Kamarulzaman Kamaruddin after Malaysia slumped to the ground in utter delight at reaching the inaugural Hockey5s World Cup final. The Speedy Tigers edged Poland 4-3 in a semi-final which got...

Dutch Hockey5s message to top nations: ‘Embrace the unknown – It’s not very hard’

Muscat -- Sander de Wijn has over 150 Dutch caps and still harbours Paris Olympic selection ambitions. But here in Muscat he has a message for other top nations when it comes to Hockey5s: “Embrace the unknown and see...

Hockey5s World Cup: It’s been a wild adventure for Australia men

Muscat -- “Seeing Australia at the bottom of the pool kind of stung,” admitted Kieran Symons, a 28-year-old electrician from Melbourne. And so the Kookaburras Hockey5s team took the green and gold to heart and produced their best performance...

Torbay Easter Hockey Festival: Over 70 years of a great british hockey tradition

The Torbay Easter Hockey Festival returns for the 72nd time from March 28-April 1 2024, with entries now being taken. Easter hockey festivals were first held at the turn of the 20th Century, and at their peak in the late...

Hockey5s World Cup: Men’s event remains wide open affair

Muscat -- Hosts Oman have a great chance of reaching the Hockey5s World Cup semi-finals on Tuesday -- a men's tournament which could end with a surprise inaugural winner. Netherlands will play India in the opening last eight match at...

USA men’s field hockey aims central for LA 2028 Olympics

USA men’s field hockey hopes to form a centralised programme in Charlotte, North Carolina after the Paris Games and leading up to the Los Angeles Olympics in 2028. “Two, three years will be too late for us,” said US...

Meet the scientists behind hockey’s latest innovation: the ‘self-wetting ball’

On the surface, non-hockey aficionados mainly see a blue pitch, watered turf and a fast-paced game when watching elite action unfold. Beneath it, world hockey chiefs continue to be at the forefront of innovation and technology as the sport...
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How is England Hockey Talent Academy system faring in north regions?

Rob Turner, player/coach at Timperley HC, says the new talent system has “opened his eyes” to where player development...
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