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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. Here, we speak to one of her first coaches I first saw …

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

By Rod Gilmour England and GB great Alex Danson-Bennett will return to the game – albeit on the sidelines – after being announced as part of the …

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 …

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 …

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, …

The photo capturing ‘the best of hockey’

By Rod Gilmour When Koen Suyk replaced one of his old cameras a few months ago, the photography shop asked the veteran Dutch photographer for his superb image …

Danson is epitome of ‘total hockey’, says Kate Richardson-Walsh

As part of our 8-page print special to mark Alex Danson-Bennett’s career, we heard from leading figures Kate Richardson-Walsh, Rio’s gold …

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 …