Saturday, July 24, 2021

Women

Great Britain hockey duo aim to highlight lack of diversity

Great Britain duo Sarah Evans and Sarah Jones have joined 33 other leading sportswomen to tackle the lack of diversity across sport. The initiative is part of a unique programme called 'Unlocked' and is created by women’s sport charity, The...

Isabelle Jouin becomes France hockey’s first female president

Isabelle Jouin has outlined her four-year objectives ahead of the Paris 2024 Olympics after becoming the first female president of the French Hockey Federation. Jouin received 65 per cent of the votes cast at the General Assembly as she also...

England Hockey aims for gender parity at board level

England Hockey is aiming to close the gender gap at board level by welcoming female applications for several recruitment openings. The national governing body is currently recruiting for a non-executive director to join its board as well as nominations for...

‘More female coaches’: Hockey on a mission to change gender imbalance

By Sophie Penney There is big room for improvement in the percentage of women in high performance coaching, leadership roles and umpiring in hockey, according to the president of the European Hockey Federation (EHF). In a sport where England Hockey reports...

Maddie Hinch left ‘angered’ as England women slip to India defeat

Gold Coast - As at Glasgow 2014, England women lost the third of their Pool matches on Sunday. Whereas Australia proved efficient in a 3-0 win, four years on at the Commonwealth Games and India pounced on England's inefficiencies...

Commonwealth Games Hockey: Six women players to look out for

By The Hockey Paper The Gold Coast news service has run the rule over six players to watch out for in the women's tournament Susannah Townsend (England) The Kent-based player was a star of Great Britain's gold medal run at the Rio 2016...

England women’s Shona McCallin reveals extent of hockey concussion on Argentina tour

England women's midfielder Shona McCallin has revealed the extent of the concussion which put an early end to her tour of Argentina last month. The incident occurred in the second match of England's 4-1 series defeat to the hosts in...

Danny Kerry reveals he is ‘very lucky’ after heart attack with England women’s hockey team

England women’s hockey coach Danny Kerry has admitted for the first time the extent of his heart attack during a tournament in July and how “it might have killed me” but for his healthy attitude to life. Kerry felt pains...

Sam Quek to start first Bowdon Hightown Ladies home game of Investec Premier Division season

Sam Quek will play her first home match for Bowdon Hightown ladies in eight years in a league encounter against East Grinstead laced with an international feel this weekend. Defender Quek will be joined by team-mate Kirsty Mackay, the former...

EuroHockey 2017: England women take bronze with victory over Germany

Amsterdam - Captain Alex Danson levelled the great Jane Sixsmith on 105 goals as England beat Germany to claim bronze at the EuroHockey Championships on Saturday. Danson's weaving circle run in a second-half strike handed the defending champions a 2-0...
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Olympics hockey: Australia survive Japan test, Belgium men move into gear

If the opening match of the Tokyo Olympics is a barometer for how this competition will pan out, then...
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