Monday, June 27, 2022

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Team GB women’s hockey gold edged out in best women’s sport moment

By Rod Gilmour Nearly four years after Team GB women etched themselves into history, the hockey squad's memorable, stop-the-nation performance has been voted second best British women's sporting moment of all time in a BBC poll. Great Britain were voted behind...

The Alex Danson photo capturing ‘the best of hockey’

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 of Alex Danson to accompany the equipment. He joked: "It's an old camera and perhaps...

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 medal-winning captain, says Alex Danson has changed the game on a world level following an illustrious career. Danson ended her...

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 story. We will be publishing a special issue in our March edition to celebrate...

Alex Danson retires from hockey after illustrious 18-year career with GB and England

The comeback opportunity lasted a matter of weeks but Alex Danson-Bennett, one of Great Britain hockey's greatest players, has 18 years of memories to look back on after she was forced to retire from the game on Thursday. She said:...

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 can’t say I enjoyed a second of it! But there will be some tough conditions...

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 bid to make the team for Tokyo 2020. Her social media post was...

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 with a morale-boosting social media image as the 34-year-old...

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' list on free-to-air television. It was revealed this week that culture secretary Nicky Morgan had written to TV rights...

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 recovery". Danson, speaking to the BBC, revealed that she hit her head...
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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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