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England Hockey outlines next steps in talent strategy to rival best in world

England Hockey says that around 500 players per gender will be ready "for the intensity and commitment" of its new Talent Academies when the first tranche are appointed next Spring. Under its newly-formed talent strategy plan, which aims to be...

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...

England Hockey to stage EuroHockey 2023 qualifier in Durham

International hockey will be staged out of London next summer when Durham hosts a 2023 EuroHockey qualifier. England women will attempt to qualify as top seeds in the five-team event at Maiden Castle Sports Centre from Aug 22-27. England men...

Barford Tigers win appeal after England Hockey accused of ‘institutional bias’

England Hockey was accused on Tuesday of a “shocking abuse of power” and a national governing body “riddled with institutional and structural bias” after a midlands club won its appeal against a 12-month suspended ban for breaching the sport's...

GB Hockey aim to take Test matches, events outside of London

England and Great Britain Hockey are aiming to take Test matches across the country after several years using their base at Lee Valley. International matches have been sparse at venues outside of London since the 2012 Olympics, but the launch...

Junior Hockey World Cup: England women select Tokyo Olympians

England women's Junior World Cup hopes in South Africa next month have been bolstered by two Tokyo Olympians as they bid for a first podium place. Olympic bronze medallists Fiona Crackles and Izzy Petter have been selected for the junior...

Hockey participation in England sees ‘significant decrease’ since Rio Olympics

Hockey participation levels have seen a decline since Rio 2016, according to Sport England’s Active Lives survey. There has been a significant fall in participation over the last five years, from 156,700 down to 117,000 up until May 2019/20...

England Hockey add new names to FIH Pro League squads

England have selected plenty of new names alongside established stars in the initial men's and women's squads for their first foray into the FIH Hockey Pro League. England have named 38 women and 35 men in their squads, which get...

GB Hockey: 5s calls for long-term vision on short version’s importance

The FIH’s stance on swiftly moving Hockey 5s to a World Cup showpiece has left England Hockey to admit that the format calls for long-term vision. How this plays out in terms of player make-up and funding was being discussed...

England Hockey pulls out of men’s Junior World Cup in India

England Hockey became the third nation to withdraw from the men's Junior World Cup in India on Monday, joining Australia and New Zealand. The event is due to take place in Bhubaneswar late late next month but England Hockey cited...
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