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FIH urges England Hockey to adopt four quarters

By Rod Gilmour World Hockey chiefs hope that England Hockey will still introduce the four quarters rule across the domestic game after a decision to implement …

England Hockey keeps four quarters rule at arm’s length, for now

England Hockey have had the “145,000 going out to play each weekend” at the heart of its decision whether to implement the four quarters rule for …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: Why penalty corners remain stategic art

Top goalkeeper Abi Walker says that penalty corners at the Hockey World Cup should be admired for last ditch acts to score – and save goals Basketball …

Hockey World Cup: video umpires and rules explained

By Andy Mair | Hockey Cam The hype and fervour of the Football World Cup may be over, and the graceful energy of the Wimbledon Tennis Championship also behind …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: ‘Umpires receive abuse, but respect is key part of the game today’

At the Women’s Hockey World Cup there will be, for the first time, a mixture of both genders officiating to reinforce the sport’s ‘Equally Amazing’ …

Why football’s VAR needs to add hockey’s challenge system

By The Hockey Paper The football World Cup has provided plenty of entertainment in Russia – and confusion in equal numbers when it’s come to the …

Two games in four quarters: Rio 2016 Olympic hockey analysis one year on

One year on from the Rio Olympics, columnist Todd Williams looks back at whether the quarter rule changed nations’ perspectives in Brazil. In the wake of …

World hockey to assess penalty corner dangers – but not before 2018 World Cups

By Rod Gilmour World hockey chiefs will look into the possibility of changing penalty corner rules with players continuing to express fears over safety and …

Simon Orchard: It’s time umpires learnt the game

  “The trouble with referees is that they know the rules, they just don’t know the game”, the great Bill Shankly once said. I have to say I agree …

Nick Irvine: Can football learn from hockey rules?

As we look forward to a packed hockey calendar in 2017 it is good to know that for once rule changes are going to be few and far between. In recent years my …

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