Sunday, June 13, 2021

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Leading Japan newspaper calls for Olympics to be cancelled

An official partner of the Tokyo Olympics and one of the country's leading publications has called for the upcoming Games to be scrapped in an editorial, highlighting risks to public safety and the current effects of the pandemic on...

Why hockey club photography is crucial to sport’s coverage

The Hockey Writers' Club is looking to establish links with all club photographers to promote imagery in an evocative sport. Andy Mair reports For many years, hockey photographers have sat at the side of a pitch in all kinds of...

Hockey on the radio? Listening has just as much appeal as TV

The FIH ran a first for its Pro League output on Thursday when it broadcast audio commentary for the GB v Germany games. Hockey on the radio? Give us more. The medium was a welcome addition - and it works....

With no caps on offer, we doff our own to Hockey Ireland

Editorial -- From an England or GB Hockey perspective, uncapped, unofficial international friendlies are funny old things. You pull on a national shirt, line up for the anthems, flog yourself for four quarters and yet your cap number doesn't...

Ireland women v GB women: Live hockey, how to watch on TV

Ireland v GB women With ongoing Covid restrictions, fans won’t be able to attend the games but BBC Sport NI and RTÉ Sport have teamed up to ensure supporters won’t miss any of the action of the eagerly anticipated series...

Supporting the hockey volunteers who run the clubs

In our latest Club File series, we speak to an administrator who has written a book aiming to help club volunteers Over the last 20 years, John Oates has worked with governing bodies, as well as with clubs, supporting the...

Hockey retains social media Olympic ranking as younger sports make hay

In a year where the digital sphere played a leading hand in virtual engagement, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) retained its position in the top 10 of most followed Olympic sports in the annual social media rankings of Olympic...

England Hockey inks significant Vitality deal to support women’s game

In another boost for women's sport, England and Great Britain Hockey has inked what it described as "one of the most significant partnerships in the sport’s history" after health insurance brand Vitality was announced on Thursday as principal women's...

Top 10 most read hockey stories in 2020

2020 has been like no other. In any other year, these stories would have led our web traffic. As it is, our most read were mostly on the pandemic, contributing to a record year in traffic. We have left...

India women grace Vogue India issue

Vogue India has chosen India's hockey women as part of the magazine's November issue featuring its women of the year 2020. The squad, who have spent a large chunk of 2020 in lockdown at their Bengaluru camp, have seen their...
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Euro Hockey 2021: Scotland and England continue close battles

Scotland women cast aside the world ranking order and made old rivals England work all the way to the...
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