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English hockey’s youngest club chairman named as Commonwealth Games ‘hometown hero’

Jeevan Chagger, the youngest chairman in English hockey, has expressed his surprise at being named as one of 14 ‘Hometown Heroes’ ahead of next year’s Commonwealth Games. The campaign, run by Birmingham 2022, recognises the diversity of the West Midlands...

Birmingham 2022 releases Commonwealth Games mascot

The 2022 Commonwealth Games mascot has been revealed as a bull adorned with a patchwork of multi-coloured hexagons. Named as Perry - after the Perry Barr area in Birmingham - the 2022 mascot becomes the first at any multi-sport Games...

Hockey to form women’s sport Super Sunday at 2022 Commonwealth Games

Hockey will form part of a 'Super Sunday' of women's sport on the final day of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The women's hockey final at the University of Birmingham - which will also feature the squash events -...
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Midlands hockey can benefit from Commonwealth Games funding scheme

Hockey clubs and volunteers in the Midlands will be able to apply for a £2 million small grants funding scheme as part of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The £2m Celebrating Communities scheme is part of a wider £6 million package...

2022 Commonwealth Games schedule sees hockey kickstart event

Hockey will be one of an array of different sports to kickstart the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The release of the schedule recently came as organisers confirmed that for the first time more medals will be awarded to women...

Commonwealth Games 2022 on look out for West Midlands club venues

Birmingham 2022 has launched a search for the best hockey facilities in the West Midlands to apply to become an official training venue for the Commonwealth Games. Organisers say that hosting international athletes is a chance for West Midlands clubs...

Hockey confirmed at University of Birmingham for 2022 Commonwealths

Hockey will be one of 12 sports taking place at existing venues for the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. The 17 sports and venue programme was confirmed on Friday at Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre – one of the key venue...

Scotland men’s hockey continues to fly in face of funding cuts

By Rod Gilmour Funding, goes the dictionary, is when money is "made available for a particular purpose". In the case of Scotland men, Derek Forsyth's side continue to produce purposeful tournament performances. Yet they have done so in the face of a...

Canada women’s hockey on the crest of ‘something great’

By The Hockey Paper Canada captain Kate Wright believes the women's side is beginning to show signs of "something great" after ending the Commonwealth Games in fifth place, their best showing at the event. Canada, a relatively young side, finished with...

The Hockey Social: Australia and New Zealand hockey rule the Gold Coast

The Hockey Social looks back on a memorable Commonwealth hockey tournament for two Antipodean rivals and perfect send off for a retiring great "There was powerful motivation for the Kookaburras to win one final gold medal for the retiring captain...
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Euro Hockey 2021: Scotland and England continue close battles

Scotland women cast aside the world ranking order and made old rivals England work all the way to the...
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