Sunday, July 25, 2021

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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 end of their three-day sojourn in Austria, Tina Cullen's highly experienced side beat SK Slavia...

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

A familiar sporting feel played out on Saturday as the FIH launched its self-titled Pro League tournament. On the chilly continent, the sun was beating down, referee commentary was heard on the TV coverage and players were simply getting on...

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 this Christmas For kids Lena, Max and Lars are The Hockey Kids. Aimed at primary school...

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 a golden jig in Seoul and remembers wanting to keep a stick in...

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 video referee (VAR), football's first use of video technology in a bid to reach...

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 #BehindEveryGreatPlayer in London on Thursday night. But the Wirral Olympian unfortunately wasn't available for questions...

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 Ellie Watton is recalling the time she returned to her family home in Derbyshire after missing out on...

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

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 is epic. Your legs are starting to shake and you’re like ‘come...

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 hockey, the best of social media and your trimmed guide on...

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 ‘chav’ team night out in January. The Leeds team were suspended, the captain removed from...
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Tokyo Olympics Hockey: Ireland women ready to take on Holland

Sarah Torrans says the Green Army will “show the world what we can do” against the world No 1...
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