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BACK IN TIME: When England hammered Belgium 8-2 and won 2009 EuroHockey

Claire Middleton recalls missing out on England Hockey's last major trophy a decade ago The 2009 EuroHockey Championships left me seriously peed off. A decade or more covering England and Great Britain, with their high hopes and false dawns, and as...

Field Hockey Canada won’t send athletes to Tokyo Olympics

With the men's side having qualified, Field Hockey Canada has backed its own National Olympic Committee after an announcement on Sunday that it will not send athletes to the Tokyo Olympics - and followed the Australian Olympic Committee's message...

Third time lucky for Hampstead hockey’s own Tavern?

By The History Museum's Mike Haymonds Many London area hockey people will remember with affection the home that Hampstead & Westminster HC created for themselves in an old pub adjacent to their playing pitches in Paddington. It came as a...

Hockey great Jamie Dwyer would compete behind closed doors at Tokyo

Four-time hockey Olympian Jamie Dwyer says he would have no qualms playing behind closed doors over not going at all to the Tokyo Games. This week has seen calls for the Games to be delayed following the coronavirus pandemic but...

East Hockey League to calculate placings on points percentage

The East Hockey League says its decision to complete the 2019/20 with immediate effect "will not please some" after it became the first English league to issue a season conclusion following the coronavirus pandemic. Following England Hockey’s advice to suspend...

How national hockey league ended formidable Slough’s high times

Claire Middleton speaks to the inaugural women's league champions of 30 years ago Celebrating 30 years of Women's National League Hockey, with Investec During the 2018 Women’s World Cup, England Hockey put on an event to which all former internationals were...

Will Tokyo Olympics organisers be forced to postpone 2020 Games?

Analysis | The Hockey Paper As Tokyo organisers continue to portray an upbeat approach to the 2020 Games going ahead amid the coronavirus pandemic, the optimism has begun to infiltrate its own camp. International Olympic Committee member Hayley Wickenheiser said this...

Blackpool’s Easter hockey festival cancelled, future uncertain over 3G

Exclusive | The Hockey Paper Hockey festival supporters fear that Blackpool could lose its last pitch unless funding can be found to stop a second 3G surface being installed for football use. Stanley Park, voted the best park in England last...

England and Wales hockey suspended over coronavirus outbreak

The coronavirus pandemic finally put paid to England Hockey (EH) finishing its regular season as the national governing body cancelled all activity until at least April 15 as hockey fell in line with a wave of other sports on...

Marlow’s young leader programme is force to be reckoned with

Marlow HC’s Kate Porter on success of club’s young leader programme Having coached young people in club and school hockey for the last 20 years, I have always believed that involving teenagers in developing younger players has real benefits for...
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Olympic Hockey: Sibling rivalry ends with Australia bragging rights

TOKYO -- There have been some fierce Olympic rivalries down the years, but there was one closer to home...
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