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Alex Danson-Bennett: My Hidden Story

Rio Olympic hero Alex Danson retired from hockey in February 2020 due to a “life-changing” head injury. Here, in association with Investec, she tells her …

Alex Danson retires from hockey after illustrious 18-year career

By The Hockey Paper The comeback opportunity lasted a matter of weeks but Alex Danson-Bennett, one of Great Britain hockey’s greatest players, has 18 …

Harry Martin: GB Hockey ready for Tokyo heat after testing

Harry Martin believes the the GB players’ heat tolerance testing before Christmas will be crucial ahead of Tokyo 2020. “I’m not going to lie, I …

Alex Danson returns to GB Hockey squad after ‘awful head injury’

In a hugely positive statement, Alex Danson, the GB captain, announced on Friday that she would be rejoining the Great Britain Hockey programme on Monday in a …

Great Britain Hockey’s Alex Danson boosted by ’30 minute jog’

Alex Danson has been handed a major boost when after revealing that she was able to jog for half an hour for the first time in over a year. Danson celebrated …

Alex Danson backs calls for women’s sport on free-to-air TV

By The Hockey Paper Great Britain’s Alex Danson has backed calls for elite women’s sport to be added to sports’ ‘crown jewels’ …

Alex Danson reveals brain injury trauma and aims for ‘100%’ recovery

By The Hockey Paper Alex Danson has spoken in further depth over the mild traumatic brain injury which has halted her career as she aims to make a “full …

Alex Danson reveals brain injury trauma on road to recovery

By The Hockey Paper England and Great Britain hockey captain Alex Danson revealed on Monday that she had ‘lost her identity’ and ability to read …

The Hockey Paper’s top 10 most read stories of 2018

From Ireland’s heroic women’s World Cup campaign to a bored motorist keeping up motorway stick skills, our most read online stories from the last …

Hockey Pro League: Barry Middleton and Alex Danson not picked for Great Britain

Barry Middleton and Alex Danson, two of Great Britain’s most experienced campaigners, have not been included in the first FIH Pro League squads. The new …