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Photo of the month: Goalkeeper athleticism and top tips for capturing hockey

The Hockey Writers' Club has chosen this image taken by seasoned photographer Peter Smith as its November photo of the month. The image was captured in a game between University of Bristol 2s and Bristol and West using a Canon...

New hockey documentary marks 45 years of sport’s transformation

A new hockey documentary which charts hockey’s turf transformation from 'grass players to turf-natives' has been launched. The Surface, a 20-minute digital release, explores some of the most pivotal moments in hockey’s transformation since the first turf at the 1976...

Dutch club hockey can do more to market game to global audience

Our regular Hockey Social series delves into talking points, player Q&As and opinions from the world of hockey "It's like the Dutch don't want to share it with the rest of the world." The message was loud and clear on...

‘They all looked my way’: Oxted photographer claims hockey competition first

The Hockey Writers' Club has launched a Photo of the Month competition for club photographers and its members - with Debbie Christopher announced as the inaugural winner. Christopher's colourful image of the men’s Premier Division match between Oxted and Wimbledon...

‘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...

GB and England hockey set for coverage boost with Olympic TV launch

England and Great Britain Hockey is working with over 25 national governing bodies ahead to launch a new online TV platform featuring the best of Olympic and Paralympic sports. The new venture, in conjunction with the British Olympic and...

USA field hockey’s Erin Matson takes advantage of landmark college ruling

It's not just about football players and the bigger college sports. US star Erin Matson has become one of the first field hockey players to take advantage of the landmark ruling which now allows college athletes to be paid...

Hockey ‘one of most talked about Olympic sports on social media’

Analysing social media trends during the Olympics and other major sporting events has become the norm these days. Some data is on the money, while other research seems skewed. Hootsuite, the social media management platform, has conducted research into the...

Recalling Rio, Great Britain hockey gold and the delirious day at the Deodoro

BIG READ: Five years on, Rod Gilmour recalls reporting on the hockey at the 2016 Rio Olympics and Team GB women's historical gold medal at the Deodoro Stadium For those who love their hockey and sport, the Olympics can't be...

5 million views as camera operator films cockroach at Olympics hockey match

“Olympic athletes competing at a high level? Not interested. Cockroach waddling? Yes.” Twitter users have marvelled at a TV cameraperson’s astute casting of a cockroach during a Tokyo Olympics hockey match. A social media post of the moment the operator panned...
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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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