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Recalling GB hockey Rio gold: Dutch antics, crashing sticks and tunnel focus

From the Archive | First published June 2018 Exactly two months’ prior to the 2016 Rio final at the Deodoro Stadium, GB women had faced Holland in the …

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 …

‘Big Stadium Hockey can transcend the sport’

Taking hockey to existing stadia like Twickenham Stoop can change the sport’s visibility, says project lead It started with a hurricane and ended with …

England Hockey offers apology to Suzy Petty over GB axing

England Hockey has apologised to Suzy Petty after admitting to “shortcomings” in the way it handled her axing from the GB women’s central …

England Hockey posts financial accounts amid funding uncertainty

By Richard Bright England Hockey’s year-end accounts look in decent shape as the national governing body looks to further develop the visibility of the …

Investec ends sponsorship with England Hockey ahead of Tokyo Olympics

English hockey was dealt a blow on Tuesday when Investec, its principal partner of the women’s game, ended its sponsorship less than a year out from the …

England Hockey: We must hit the ground running for new season

By Rod Gilmour England Hockey’s chief executive has expressed a collective desire to be ready for the new season “in a way we have never been ready …

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 …

BACK IN TIME: When England hammered Belgium 8-2 and won 2009 EuroHockey

Claire Middleton recalls missing out on England Hockey’s last major trophy a decade ago The 2009 EuroHockey Championships left me seriously peed off. A …

England and Wales hockey suspended over coronavirus outbreak

The coronavirus pandemic finally put paid to England Hockey (EH) finishing its regular season as the national governing body cancelled all activity until at …