Monday, June 27, 2022

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BBC coverage of Tokyo Olympics hockey leaves fans in muddle

Live television coverage of the hockey left fans confused on the opening day of the Olympics. Coverage of Team GB men’s opening Pool match against South Africa was not played in full by the BBC with the corporation trimming down...
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How Olympic hockey rules and the sport is explained to the uninitiated

Every four years, it takes a Summer Games for explainer stories and ‘how is field hockey played?’ to resurface for the uninitiated. Perhaps the most viewer friendly video we’ve come across is the one above from SBS Nation, which navigates...

Hockey clubs can do better job of owning their brand and maximising it

CLUB FILE: Sports marketing expert James Richardson says clubs can have a better digital footprint with the right know how The biggest thing in hockey right now is to get your basics right. Social media can be a wonderful tool....

Lack of English hockey’s media coverage rears its head once more

It started with a daily video blog countdown and ended with a picket outside the Daily Telegraph offices. A decade ago, a committed rugby league fan travelled down to London on a cold November morning, armed with a spoof...

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...
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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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