Monday, May 23, 2022

Commonwealth Games

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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...

Commonwealth Hockey: Mark Knowles ends with gold as New Zealand take women’s bounty

Mark Knowles began the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in style, carrying the Australian flag into the Opening Ceremony. And Australia's hockey captain ended it on a high note as he led his country to a sixth straight Commonwealth Games...

Commonwealth Hockey: England women blitz to bronze against hapless India

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast Thinking Thursdays? Call this Smashing Saturday. England women finished their Commonwealth campaign with a superb bronze medal, a 6-0 thrashing against India, a side who had no answer to this second-half capitulation. Sophie Bray, England's...

Commonwealth Hockey: Australia edge England to confirm Trans-Tasman finals

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast The semi-final curse struck England men again on Friday as a 2-1 defeat to Australia edged the world champions into a sixth successive final. England, who last beat Australia in 2014, have now fallen...
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