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Dream Team: Richard Smith

The 29-year-old Hampstead & Westminster and Great Britain defender selects a talent-packed XI he’d relish watching play together… Goalkeeper …

Todd Williams column: GB Hockey desperate for more like Harry Martin

Apart from the GB women and Argentina’s men, every team left Rio with some level of disappointment. On the men’s side, Australia’s quarter-final exit and …

New start for Ashley Jackson as he tries to ‘put things right’ for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Rod Gilmour talks to GB star Ashley Jackson about Rio Olympics and beyond… Ashley Jackson has dreaded hearing the well-meaning sentence one more time: …

Kate Richardson-Walsh, Great Britain’s jubilant Rio skipper, is eager for her Dutch challenge

Rod Gilmour finds out about the latest chapter in the life of captain Kate It seems an unlikely meeting point for an elite athlete, but the latest chapter in …

Beckie Middleton column: National League needs a revamp

For the first time in almost 30 years, if you ask a member of the British public whether they’ve heard of a hockey player, the first (and possibly only) name …

The Hockey Paper launches in November – field hockey news specialists

An exciting new addition to the hockey world arrives on November 16 with the publication of The Hockey Paper, the first weekly newspaper dedicated to hockey. …

Is watching field hockey becoming boring?

Watching hockey is boring… . And I speak as one who knows. Goalkeepers watch an awful lot of hockey. We don’t have a very good angle on the action; …

From The Archives: John Inverdale on how we can increase the media profile of our game

Broadcaster and touchline dad John Inverdale seemed like the ideal person to quiz on why hockey doesn’t have a higher media profile. We found him well …

Does hockey have the books it deserves?

Football, Nick Hornby wrote in Fever Pitch, does not have the literature it deserves, writes Richard Smyth. I’m not sure if the pre-Christmas truckloads of …