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Women’s coach Mark Hager on GB Hockey isolation and love of animals

Mark Hager, the Australian coach of the GB women’s team, could easily have been living in solitude during the coronavirus pandemic, with no family, cats …

England Hockey chief warns of financial dangers if coronavirus continues

England Hockey, the seventh-biggest Olympic sport in terms of UK Sport funding, is hopeful that it can refrain from furloughing staff because of the …

Keeping hockey active during lockdown

Since lockdown, hockey enthusiasts and pros have used their initiative to keep up training and their love of the game Looking at drab paving proved too much …

Hollie Pearne-Webb: Great Britain women’s captain on NHS volunteering and triple Olympic hopes

Everyone may know someone who has been touched by tragedy by the time the coronavirus epidemic is over. This includes Hollie Pearne-Webb, Great Britain …

No champions elected as Hockey Belgium curtails season

Hockey Belgium has voided the remainder of its men’s and women’s top flight, while Dutch hockey officials have opted to keep its season alive for …

Rachael Lynch goes from hockey to hospital to help fight pandemic

Rachael Lynch, the FIH women’s world goalkeeper of the year, is in full-time work outside hockey – as a nurse fighting the global pandemic – …

Hockey New Zealand cancels 2020 season

Hockey New Zealand aims to bring as many people as possible back to the turf after being forced to cancel all national tournaments for its 2020 season. Hockey …

Olympic hockey in Tokyo set for July 2021

The news that the Tokyo Olympics has been rescheduled for next July could impact the staging of the 2021 EuroHockey Championships. As it stands, there could be …

England Hockey still considering outcome on league placings

England Hockey has yet to make contact with those league clubs whose seasons rest on the outcome made by the national governing body after the sport’s …

GB Hockey’s Harry Gibson on coronavirus and uncertainties

Great Britain goalkeeper has three stoic principles for living through unpredictable times Three months ago, none of us saw this coming. We were all going …