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Bowdon Hightown in tune at EuroHockey women’s indoor

Bowdon Hightown, the 2018 English national champions, earned promotion to the top tier of European indoor hockey after a successful weekend in Vienna. At the …

TV review: FIH Hockey Pro League starts its six-month journey with minimal fuss

By The Hockey Paper | TV review A familiar sporting feel played out on Saturday as the FIH launched its self-titled Pro League tournament. On the chilly …

Christmas sports books: Hockey in print

It’s not all coaching material; the influx of hockey stories has never been healthier. As this essential 2018 list shows, there is something for everyone …

BT Sport’s Chris Hollins hopes more heroes are made at women’s Hockey World Cup

By Rod Gilmour As a teenager, self-confessed hockey lover Chris Hollins grew up during the 1984 and 1988 Olympics, saw Great Britain win bronze and then dance …

Why football’s VAR needs to add hockey’s challenge system

By The Hockey Paper The football World Cup has provided plenty of entertainment in Russia – and confusion in equal numbers when it’s come to the …

Quek focuses on book launch ahead of World Cup

By The Hockey Paper Sam Quek, the Olympic gold medallist, marked the 50-day countdown to the Vitality women’s Hockey World Cup by hosting the launch of …

Hockey World Cup: Parents need to be seen supporting athletes’ careers in sport

England Hockey launches campaign to leverage hosting the women’s Hockey World Cup on home soil – and enhance public perception By Richard Bright …

Commonwealth Games Hockey: How England women rose after 2014 shoot-out loss to Australia

By Rod Gilmour on the Gold Coast “I’ve stood there myself and, in my eyes, just to take one means you are a hero. The silence that descends in the stadium …

The Hockey Social: Will Barry Middleton win Commonwealth Games battle of ages?

By The Hockey Paper team Welcome to The Hockey Social, our new Monday dose (monthly for now with the Gold Coast on the horizon) on the latest from world …

Leeds University hockey women receive Sam Quek backing after club night fall-out

BY THE HOCKEY PAPER Former Great Britain defender Sam Quek has poured scorn on Leeds University Union staff who suspended a women’s hockey side after a …