Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Rio Olympics

What happened to hockey in Brazil after Rio 2016? ‘We need an Olympic medal to take off’

It was where Team GB women won their historic Olympic title and the first time a Brazilian national hockey team participated in the event. Five years on, JAN WILLEM ZELDENRUST reports on Brazil's hockey legacy RIO DE JANEIRO -- The...

Recalling Rio, Great Britain hockey gold and the delirious day at the Deodoro

BIG READ: Five years on, Rod Gilmour recalls reporting on the hockey at the 2016 Rio Olympics and Team GB women's historical gold medal at the Deodoro Stadium For those who love their hockey and sport, the Olympics can't be...

Olympics Hockey: No ‘superstars’ needed for Great Britain as Holland looms

Great Britain women have twice met silence at these Olympics. First over the last 10 days as they switched off social media to replicate Rio. Then on Tuesday, as silence outweighed any theatre atmosphere thanks to the empty Oi...

Two games in four quarters: Rio 2016 Olympic hockey analysis one year on

One year on from the Rio Olympics, columnist Todd Williams looks back at whether the quarter rule changed nations' perspectives in Brazil. In the wake of the incredible Great British and Argentinian victories, every other team left Rio with some...

Sam Quek could quit hockey after I’m A Celebrity stint

Sam Quek's future in international hockey will be determined on how the Great Britain gold medallist deals with jungle life over the coming weeks. That's the view of her boyfriend, Tom Mairs, after the bubbly Liverpudlian started out her bid...
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Hockey Matters: Has BT Sport broadened appeal of the sport in England?

Amsterdam -- Is English hockey getting value for its TV deal with BT Sport? The broadcaster holds the rights...
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