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India ‘to make hockey U-turn and compete at Commonwealth Games’

India has made a U-turn on its decision to pull out its hockey teams from the 2022 Commonwealth Games. A Commonwealth Games official told Indian media on Saturday that India men and women would partake in next summer's event "if...

Commonwealth Games 2022 hopeful of Hockey India U-turn

Commonwealth Games officials believe that Hockey India will do a U-turn and compete at Birmingham 2022. India withdrew its men’s and women’s teams last month, citing Covid-related concerns and “discriminatory and biased” quarantine rules - despite the event being nine...

Laura Unsworth set for Commonwealth hockey gold tilt

Laura Unsworth says that the upgrade to the facility which paved the way for her to become GB's most decorated hockey Olympian is an exciting time ahead of the Commonwealth Games. Wyndley Leisure Centre in Sutton Coldfield was announced last...

Will hockey stick around on the Commonwealth Games programme?

The decision by the Commonwealth Games Federation to reduce the number of permanent sports in the four-yearly event from 26 to just two may have set alarm bells ringing at the headquarters of several international governing bodies this week,...

Hockey at Commonwealth Games decided by host city

Hockey's place on the Commonwealth Games programme could come under threat from successful hosting countries without a recognised chance of medals in the sport. Commonwealth Games chiefs have said that only athletics and swimming will remain as compulsory sports in...

Commonwealth Games chiefs hopeful India hockey teams can still compete

Commonwealth Games chiefs are 'confident' of reversing India's decision to withdraw from the 2022 Games in Birmingham. Dame Louise Martin, the Commonwealth Games Federation president, has contacted Narinder Batra, the Indian Olympic Committee president and International Hockey Federation (FIH) president,...

Hockey India pulls out of 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham

In a major blow to the Commonwealth Games hockey competition, India withdrew its men's and women's teams from Birmingham 2022 on Tuesday, citing Covid-related concerns and "discriminatory and biased" quarantine rules nine months out from the start. In a letter...

India hockey teams could pull out of Commonwealth Games

Narinder Batra's views on the Commonwealth Games were given a fresh twist on Friday when it was revealed that India's hockey teams could pull out of Birmingham 2022 in favour of the Asian Games. The Asian Games act as a...

Pidcock clan a force to be reckoned with – next stop could be hockey medal

The talent pool in the Pidcock family runs deep, after a stunning week in which pro cyclist Tom became Great Britain’s first mountain bike Olympic champion. Tom and his younger brother Joe, also a professional cyclist, are close to their...

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...
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