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Alex Danson-Bennett backs foundation aiming to make youth sport safer

Alex Danson-Bennett is backing the NGO and charity committed to reducing sports-related injuries in 11 to 18-year-olds after becoming Podium Analytics' first female ambassador. Having retired prematurely from hockey in 2020 due to the long-term impact of concussion, Danson-Bennett joins...

Women’s hockey: Wimbledon and Hampstead & Westminster set for Europe battle

Wimbledon co-coach Alex Danson-Bennett is relishing another must-win battle in the Vitality Women’s Premier Division ahead of their derby trip to Hampstead & Westminster. Wimbledon lost to their London rivals on the opening day of the season in September at...

Lucy Holder interview: Youthful Wimbledon revel in Great Britain additions

Lucy Holder has always been a fan of Alex Danson-Bennett's "crazy reverse stick hitting" over the forehand strike. On Saturday, the 23-year-old scored her first of the season with one of her playing heroes and now Wimbledon coach watching...

Alex Danson-Bennett set for ‘personal mission’ in summer coaching

Alex Danson-Bennett says her summer masterclasses are a ‘very personal mission’ to inspire the future, writes Imogen Ainsworth.  Her Alex Danson Hockey Academy will be delivering masterclasses across the country this month. The goal to ‘Inspire the Future’ was one of...

GB hockey stars welcome baby boy and girl

Hockey is celebrating double baby joy as former GB women's captain Alex Danson-Bennett gave birth to her first child, while current GB men's captain Adam Dixon welcomed his first child. Both stars took to Instagram to announce their news, with...

Alex Danson: ‘It was unusual to see a young kid so willing’

In our last print issue, we produced an 8-page special on Alex Danson's fine field hockey career, in which she was often favourite in the online sports betting odds to score first. Here, we speak to one of her...

Alex Danson-Bennett returns to hockey on Wimbledon Women’s coaching team

England and GB great Alex Danson-Bennett will return to the game - albeit on the sidelines - after being announced as part of the coaching team at newly-promoted Wimbledon Women for the upcoming season. Danson-Bennett, 35, retired in February following...

Blue Peter should come calling for Alex Danson, a marketer’s dream

By Claire Middleton I’ve had the honour of covering a lot of hockey, some of it even out of the cold and wet, at great events in marvellous places. And, in my time as a reporter and correspondent there have been...

Leaving hockey entirely is not an option for me, says Alex Danson

England and GB great Alex Danson-Bennett has admitted that leaving hockey "is not really an option" and hinted at a future coaching role in domestic or international hockey, writes Rod Gilmour. Speaking from her home in Hampshire, Danson-Bennett said that...

Alex Danson: ‘I always felt a real license to compete when I stepped on the field’

Great Britain hockey great Alex Danson-Bennett speaks exclusively to THP on a life in hockey and the golden road to the top A COMPETITIVE WAVE It was funny, one of the messages I had when I announced my retirement was from...
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Women’s Hockey World Cup 2022: Australia women look to next gen

Australia women depart for Europe and the Women's World Cup preparations next month with an eye on the future. The...
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