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Hockey World Cup: Secret to Japan women’s success? Scaring each other

By Rod Gilmour Video recorder in hand, a Japanese hockey player hides behind a hotel doorway and menacingly jumps out in front of their foreign coach. …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: Ed Sheeran’s fiancee adds celebrity glow to England bid

By The Hockey Paper England women will aim for the ‘Perfect’ riposte against the USA as they continue their bid for a first Women’s Hockey …

At the Women’s Hockey World Cup, Holland has plenty to savour

By Todd Williams | THP Analysis The Vitality Women’s World Cup opening games have already seen shock results and teams staking their title claims. Italy …

Hockey World Cup: women’s media coverage expands the world over

By Richard Bright After 48 hours of World Cup hockey wonder, a rest day was handed out on Monday for us all to recover. And if the opening two days are …

‘England can now deal with Hockey World Cup expectations’

By The Hockey Paper England’s players and coach were unanimous in agreement: the hosts now have a better understanding of dealing with the home pressures …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: hard hits, goals and big crowds

By The Hockey Paper Stoppages and play acting at a World Cup? Pah! Instead we got fast, free-flowing hockey as a fine opening day at the Women’s Hockey …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: newcomers’ guide to watching professional game

New to the game or an amateur wanting to learn from the best? The Hockey Coach, Todd Williams, takes you through what to look out for at the Vitality …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: London embassies feel the passion

The Vitality Women’s Hockey World Cup is here and follows the football version played out in Russia. It seems like weeks ago now, but Germany and …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: India’s Ashoka Chakra ‘reappears’ on Indian flag after London launch

By The Hockey Paper Hockey World Cup organisers have seemingly moved swiftly to correct an omission on the Indian flag at a pre-tournament launch event. …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: England players switch off social media to focus on trophy

Exclusive | By Rod Gilmour You won’t be seeing England’s star players on Twitter or Instagram over the next few weeks. Danny Kerry’s side …