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Lottery of Olympic hockey qualification

Working out autumn’s Olympic play-off matches is anyone’s guess – until rubber-stamped in September Twenty-four nations – 12 men’s and 12 …

Great Britain hockey women set to test Tokyo heat ahead of Olympic defence

By Richard Bright Olympians competing in next summer’s Games in Tokyo have been ranked in order of how likely they are to get sunburn. Researchers …

Hockey Pro League: Great Britain coach Danny Kerry to unleash more talent

Great Britain coach Danny Kerry admitted he took a “calculated decision” in picking his first Pro League men’s squad as he looks to find more …

Forget the big leagues, how strong really is hockey’s grass roots?

Three stories in the Australian sports media caught our columnist Todd Williams‘ eye in recent weeks – and they don’t paint the prettiest of …

Hollie Pearne-Webb opens up on Hockey World Cup exit as Olympics take shape

Hollie Pearne-Webb admits that the sea of red support helped ease of the pain of England’s early World Cup exit in the summer. England were beaten at the …

Hockey to remain 11 v 11 at Olympics

By Richard Bright Sense has prevailed once more. We can all breathe a collective sigh of relief. For now, the traditional 11 v 11 game will remain on the …

France upend England to show Olympic hockey credentials ahead of Paris 2024

By Rod Gilmour ‘Hockey sur gazon’ – field hockey as we know it – has been a rare commodity in L’Equipe, France’s daily …

Why Hockey 5s is not for everyone

Hockey 5s saw packed crowds and plenty of goals at the Youth Olympics as the sport goes from strength to strength at junior level – but it’s not …

Argentina women take Youth Olympics Hockey 5s gold

By Richard Bright Argentina made a slice of history on Sunday by defeating India in the Youth Olympics women’s final. Their 3-1 victory marked the first …

Hockey 5s ‘is like rugby sevens’ and will light up Youth Olympics

The Hockey Paper runs the rule over Hockey 5s at the Youth Olympics, which starts this weekend in Argentina 5s is hockey’s drive The Youth Olympics in …

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