Monday, June 27, 2022

Kate Richardson-Walsh

Kate and Helen Richardson-Walsh top career longevity table

Kate Richardson-Walsh has pipped wife Helen by one day after being revealed as having the longest career of any Great Britain hockey athlete. The research was conducted by The Hockey Museum, which set about a GB hockey statistics project five...

‘Authentic leadership has to get the best out of your people’

In an extract from their new book 'Winning Together', Helen and Kate Richardson-Walsh explore the theme of leadership Leadership is a never-ending quest, a constant search for better. For some people this concept might seem daunting, like swimming upstream against...

My Life in Hockey: Kate Richardson-Walsh

Olympic hockey gold medallist Kate Richardson-Walsh shares her memories and inspirations How I first became involved in sport My parents were both PE teachers and loved sport, so my sister Rachel and I had a go at most activities. I did...

‘Incomprehensible’: Kate Richardson-Walsh lambasts Hockey 5s bid decision

Rio Olympic gold medallist Kate Richardson-Walsh resigned from world hockey's athletes committee on Thursday night after Oman were awarded the first Hockey 5s World Cup. Richardson-Walsh, along wife Helen, wrote a scathing social media post aimed at the International Hockey...

England Hockey ‘must listen’ to state school voice over accessibility

Current and former internationals have resolutely backed young Izzy Gardiner's stance on calling for more state school hockey provision in England. Gardiner, 17, took to Twitter this month to highlight the plight of state school players during lockdown and was...

Alex Danson: ‘It was unusual to see a young kid so willing’

In our last print issue, we produced an 8-page special on Alex Danson's fine field hockey career, in which she was often favourite in the online sports betting odds to score first. Here, we speak to one of her...

Alex Danson-Bennett returns to hockey on Wimbledon Women’s coaching team

England and GB great Alex Danson-Bennett will return to the game - albeit on the sidelines - after being announced as part of the coaching team at newly-promoted Wimbledon Women for the upcoming season. Danson-Bennett, 35, retired in February following...

Team GB women’s hockey gold edged out in best women’s sport moment

By Rod Gilmour Nearly four years after Team GB women etched themselves into history, the hockey squad's memorable, stop-the-nation performance has been voted second best British women's sporting moment of all time in a BBC poll. Great Britain were voted behind...

Great Britain women hockey Rio Olympics gold: Dutch antics, crashing sticks

Exactly two months' prior to the 2016 Rio hockey final at the Deodoro Stadium, GB women had faced Holland in the Champions Trophy in London, where they fell to a 2-0 defeat. Lining up in the tunnel before that loss,...

‘More female coaches’: Hockey on a mission to change gender imbalance

By Sophie Penney There is big room for improvement in the percentage of women in high performance coaching, leadership roles and umpiring in hockey, according to the president of the European Hockey Federation (EHF). In a sport where England Hockey reports...
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UK summer hockey camps: Williams Hockey Coaching

The aim of Williams Hockey Coaching is to give players, no matter what their level or age, a clear...
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