Thursday, July 29, 2021

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Olympics Hockey: Great Britain teams play it cool with Tokyo reserves

Despite the searing heat in Tokyo, Great Britain men’s and women’s teams have yet to employ their Olympics reserves, with many teams being able to do so after competition rules were relaxed. Previously, nations were only able to call upon...

‘Powerless’ Rio champion White retires with blast at Great Britain hockey chiefs

Rio 2016 gold medallist Nicola White announced her international retirement from hockey on Monday night - with an emotional statement surrounding the concussion that forced her to quit. For all the elation in Rio when Team GB’s women won hockey...

‘Amazing occasion’: GB women’s victory hailed by Izzy Petter

For a period during their second Pool match against South Africa, things were not going Great Britain's way. They were a goal behind against the amateur team and looking shorn of attacking intent. But then East Grinstead's Ellie Rayer scored twice...

Olympics hockey: Liam Ansell double keeps Great Britain unbeaten

Two games against part-timers, now for the European blockbusters. Great Britain men notched their second 3-1 win, this time over Canada, as they set about preparing for Germany in relative style. A Liam Ansell brace, his third goal in two games,...

Fatherly inspiration for Roper sums up Team GB Olympic hockey spirit

When Tokyo Olympic debutant Phil Roper was superbly teeing up Jack Waller for Team GB’s third goal in their opening win in Tokyo, he could well have been thinking of his dad. Roper’s father Keith was an international hockey umpire...

Tokyo Hockey: Germany end Great Britain women’s Olympic run

Captain Hollie Pearne-Webb admitted that the three points should have gone to Great Britain women as they lost their first match since the London 2012 semi-finals. Due to the stifling heat, there were longer breaks during this Pool match played...

Tokyo Olympics hockey: Great Britain men off to fast start

Fast starts in both halves propelled Team GB to an opening 3-1 Pool B win against South Africa at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The masked Sam Ward fired home from a penalty corner after two minutes then Liam Ansell also...

Olympic selection is one physical challenge – the emotional side is just as brutal

The Olympic selection process is an emotive subject. TODD WILLIAMS looks at how to be a better, stronger person in dejection With pushbacks finally looming at the Olympics, focus can now shift to performances and results and away from that...

Team GB hockey players aided by heat pills for Tokyo Olympic tilt

Team GB hockey players hope that computerised pills to combat heat will have proved beneficial in the stifling heat at the Tokyo Olympics. The Hockey Paper can disclose that some British players have been taking the pills - which has...

Maddie Hinch interview: The ‘hero goalkeeper’ side is intoxicating

After a decade in international hockey following her debut in 2011, Maddie Hinch knows that she’s older - 32 - and that her body “doesn't allow me to do certain things as before”.  Yet it’s hard to believe this statement...
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Olympic Hockey: Sibling rivalry ends with Australia bragging rights

TOKYO -- There have been some fierce Olympic rivalries down the years, but there was one closer to home...
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