Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Coronavirus

Where does hockey sit as elite sport returns in England?

Elite sport can resume behind closed doors in England from Monday if certain guidelines are met, with the government announcing on Saturday that "the British sporting recovery has begun.” The rules form stage three of the government process of bringing...

Club hockey file: Leicester City pitch project on track despite pandemic

In our Club File series we've heard from Gloucester City on momentum after pandemic, Eastcote on insurance issues and Wakefield HC on how the volunteer-run club is coping with life in lockdown.  Spool back to the beginning of March and an exciting picture...

Club hockey file: How Wakefield aim to return stronger

In our Club File series we've heard from Gloucester City on momentum after pandemic and Eastcote on insurance issues. Here, Helen Royan, Wakefield HC president, on how the volunteer-run club is coping with life in lockdown Around this time of year we'd usually...

Club hockey file: Eastcote seeks help over insurance recommendation

We have heard from Gloucester City on momentum after pandemic in the first part of our Club File series. This time, we speak to a north London club on dealing with insurance A London club is hoping to join forces...

Club hockey file: Gloucester City look to momentum after pandemic

In the first of a new series speaking to clubs, we hear from Gloucester City's chairman on how hockey can change for the better With lockdown measures slowly starting to ease across the UK, the topic of agenda for hockey...

England Hockey issues cautious guidelines on safe return to pitches

By Richard Bright Outdoor pitches can open, hockey played in a small group and one-to-one coaching can now be undertaken following cautious guidance released by England Hockey. The national governing body encouraged the hockey fraternity to consider "the health of themselves...

World hockey back on even par, says Belgium coach McLeod

Shane McLeod, coach of men's world No 1 outfit Belgium, says bidding for a first Olympic title will be a "fresh challenge" with another year to go before the Tokyo Olympics. World champs Belgium, runners-up at Rio 2016, were leading...

Hockeyroo Jodie Kenny puts retirement on hold for Olympics

Hockeyroo Jodie Kenny, who became a mother in 2017, says she has put retirement on hold to chase gold at next year's Olympics. The two-time Olympian is currently Australia co-captain and has now set her sights on Tokyo. “At first, hearing...

GB hockey players able to resume elite training after lockdown

By Cassie Worth Great Britain's centrally-contracted hockey players are able to resume full-time training only with immediate effect but can refuse to do so if they do not feel comfortable, guidance published on Wednesday said. The document set out the terms...

EuroHockey 2021 dates rejigged ahead of Tokyo Olympics

England men have been drawn with world and defending champions Belgium at next year's EuroHockey Championships in Amsterdam. The men's and women's Euros have been moved to June 4-13 2021 following the decision to postone the Tokyo Olympics until next...
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British hockey needs innovation to tackle 3G pitch issue, says MP

The chair of the parliamentary group for hockey in the UK says that there are signs the sport could...
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