Monday, June 27, 2022

Umpiring

Women’s Hockey World Cup: ‘Umpires receive abuse, but respect is key part of the game today’

At the Women’s Hockey World Cup there will be, for the first time, a mixture of both genders officiating to reinforce the sport's ‘Equally Amazing’ values. There will be a total of 25 officials from 14 countries appointed, representing...

Why football’s VAR needs to add hockey’s challenge system

By The Hockey Paper The football World Cup has provided plenty of entertainment in Russia - and confusion in equal numbers when it's come to the video referee (VAR), football's first use of video technology in a bid to reach...

Hockey drama of India v Pakistan continues with TV umpire finale

By The Hockey Paper "India is a closed chapter now," Pakistan coach Roelant Oltmans, who left the Indian set up last year, told reporters on Saturday. The Commonwealth Games pool encounter against the two old rivals was always going to have...

Why modified formats are hurting hockey’s Olympic status

The FIH, hockey's international governing body, was formed in 1924, largely in response to the sport being left out of the Paris Olympics of that year. Ever since then, one of FIH's primary aims has been to maintain hockey's...

Wembley Super 6s Hockey: Calls for video referrals grow

BY ROD GILMOUR Tommy Alexander, the Reading goalkeeper, has called for video referrals to be implemented at major events such as the Super 6s finals. Reading were denied a berth in the recent men’s indoor final in controversial circumstances after East...

Simon Orchard: It’s time hockey umpires learnt the game

“The trouble with referees is that they know the rules, they just don’t know the game”, the great Bill Shankly once said. I have to say I agree with the former Scottish footballer and ex-Liverpool manager wholeheartedly. Many top whistle-blowers...

Rules of endangerment: Is hockey moving too far and too fast with above-shoulder play?

Those watching English national league premier division matches this season, or international hockey over the summer, will have noticed a significant change in play – the carrying out of an action that is specifically prohibited in the Rules of...

Australian pair to umpire women’s Olympic Games hockey final

LONDON, August 9 - Julie Ashton-Lucy and Lisa Roach will umpire Friday's women's hockey final between Netherlands and Argentina.See attached for full appointment list.

Facts and Figures: London 2012 Olympic Games hockey

LONDON, 23 July - Facts and figures for hockey at the London 2012 Olympic Games. 1,600,000 - pieces of scaffolding used to construct the Riverbank Arena. 20,240 - litres of water (20.24m³) used in 11 minutes of pitch watering. ...

Caldas and Commens name GB as Olympic hockey favourites but slam London Cup umpiring

Hockeyroos coach Adam Commens and his Dutch counterpart Max Caldas, who has coached in WA and played National League for New South Wales, have both named Great Britain as favourites for Olympic goldDespite their disappointing performance in the Investec...
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UK summer hockey camps: Williams Hockey Coaching

The aim of Williams Hockey Coaching is to give players, no matter what their level or age, a clear...
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