Thursday, October 28, 2021

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Tokyo Olympics: All you need to know about the hockey venue turf

The Oi Hockey venue Officially opened in August 2019, all hockey will take place at the Oi Hockey Stadium, located in the waterfront area of Tokyo Bay. Competition will be showcased over two main pitches. The 15,000- capacity (reduced for...

World hockey challenges industry on waterless turf

World hockey's vision on playing on pitches without the need to water remains a priority despite the pandemic. In 2018, the FIH challenged the synthetic turf industry to develop surfaces that play the way the sport wants without using watering. It...

World hockey open to grass tournaments; water-based pitches stripped for Olympics

World hockey chiefs are open to the idea of international tournaments being played on grass, initially with lower-ranking events. At the FIH Congress on Saturday, it was also confirmed that water-based surfaces will be replaced for the Paris 2024...

‘Mushroom’ rings appear on Belgium’s hockey pitches

By Richard Bright Belgium's top clubs have been struck down by crop circle circle style markings on their hockey pitches. Royal Leopold's pitch was photographed after a recent deluge of rain with huge mushroom rings across its outfield. The strange images occurred...

Joie Leigh hopes Dutch hockey tilt will warrant England return

After a summer leading the sustainability programme at the World Cup, The Hockey Paper speaks to Joie Leigh as she embarks on a stint playing in Europe Joie Leigh believes she still has the desire to play international hockey when...

Guide to watching professional hockey: Rules and coaching tips

New to the game or an amateur wanting to learn from the best? The Hockey Coach, Todd Williams, takes you through what to look out for at the Vitality Women's Hockey World Cup Speed International hockey is fast. Sometimes though it...

Three-way partnership earns Leeds Hockey Club high status

Leeds Hockey Club are toasting their elevation to the men’s National League – clinched this week following their runaway exploits in the Northern Premier. It’s a three-pronged celebration thanks to a ground-breaking partnership between a local club and two academic...
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Hockey Social: Does Great Britain set-up miss true talent at trials?

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