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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 …

World hockey turns down Malaysia and India automatic Olympic places

By Rod Gilmour World hockey chiefs will turn down the Asian Hockey Federation’s request that the silver medallists from the Asian Games be awarded Tokyo …

Japan women show ‘Roadrunner’ hockey aggression on path to Tokyo Olympics

By Rod Gilmour Japan coach Anthony Farry is aiming to get full-time status for his squad ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics; a green light for their home Games …

French hockey stalwart calls time with Wembley memories

By The Hockey Paper Pascal Poulenc has retired after 35 years service at the French hockey federation with the lasting memory of beating England at Wembley. …

Hockey World Cup: Dutch antics, crashing sticks and tunnel focus

By The Hockey Paper England women will face the Dutch, the world No 1 side, for the first time since last summer’s EuroHockey Championships – and …

Former England women’s hockey fitness coach leads Gareth Southgate’s troops

By Richard¬†Bright The man who gave Great Britain’s women team the physique to send them to Olympic gold will see the fruits of his labour with …

Great Britain hockey book takes gold at 2018 Sports Book Awards

By Richard Bright Hockey has scored another significant victory after ‘The History Makers’, which recalls the success of the Great Britain …