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More MBEs for Team GB’s hockey heroes!

By Rod Gilmour Half of the victorious Great Britain women’s squad have now received their MBEs at Buckingham Palace. But even with the team’s …

Simon Mason column: Let’s stream hockey and evolve together

So much has changed from the early 1990s when our colleague and columnist Nick Irvine commentated hockey for Sky Sports at Birmingham University. A single …

Todd Williams: It’s time to come in from the cold

In the 1930s, the playwright and composer Noël Coward wrote the famous lyric “Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun”. With the hats, gloves, …

Alex Danson column: Karen and Craig are huge losses

We are losing Karen Brown and Craig Keegan – two key members of our England and Great Britain coaching staff – and although they have decided to leave the …

Ian Jennings column: We must make the stars want to stay

How can we make our best players want to stay and play in the Premier Division, rather than perhaps taking the easier option of dropping down leagues for …

Amber Luzar gives Maddie Hinch and GB Hockey women green light for success

Rod Gilmour speaks to an unsung hero behind GB women’s golden Olympics Kate Richardson-Walsh has commended her “insane” hours. Lily Owsley calls her …

Rod Gilmour column: Helping our heroes find new challenges

Let’s cast our minds back to the women’s Olympic qualifying event in Valencia last summer (the soon-to-be disbanded finals of the World League semi-finals, …

A revolution’s happening in Hampstead thanks to man called Smudge

Jack Miller looks at the changes former GB star Richard Smith has brought to Hampstead… Injury may have derailed his bid to become a double Olympian for …

Beckie Middleton column: Give youngsters chance to shine

Over the next few weeks the best young hockey players on the planet will battle it out at the Junior World Cup. This is the top competition in under-21 hockey, …

Todd Williams column: The best players chase the game

The upcoming men’s and women’s Junior World Cups will provide players with an important lesson about succeeding at the international level. Players from …

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