Latest News | The Hockey Paper - Part 208

Elite athletes off the hook as sports budget slashed

UK Sport – the government agency responsible for the distribution of National Lottery funding to elite athletes – has seen its budget from 2011-15 …

England box clever with hockey world cup bid

England Hockey have joined forces with boxing promoter Frank Warren to bid for the 2014 men’s and women’s hockey world cups. The bid has now gone …

Canterbury in top spot as Leicester falter

Women’s England Hockey League, October 16, 2010 Slough 3 Cannock 2 Reading 3 Brooklands Poynton 0 Leicester 1 Olton & West Warwicks 1 Bowdon …

East Grinstead win battle for the top

Men’s England Hockey League, October 17, 2010 Loughborough Students 5 Hampstead and Westminster 2 Cannock Men’s 3 Surbiton 2 East Grinstead 2 …

Olympic hockey tickets will cost from £20 to £150

Most hockey fans will have to pay between £20 and £150 for tickets at the London 2012 Olympics. The prices released today show tickets for the final begin at …

Jamie Dwyer back at Bloemendaal after German move falls through

NOS (Netherlands) reports Australian hockey star Jamie Dwyer will play for Dutch club Bloemendaal this season. Dwyer announced, at the end of last season, he …

England miss out on bronze in another penalty shootout

Bronze medal: England 3 New Zealand 3 New Zealand win on penalties Final: Australia 8 India 0 England’s men’s hockey team missed out on the …

England claim Indian penalties were a drag

The Independent reports that England are not happy with two of the Indian penalty strokes in the decisive barrage in Monday’s semi-final match – …

Gold for Hockeyroos in a penalty thiriller

Australia 2 New Zealand 2 Australia win on strokes A stunning women’s Commonwealth Games hockey final ended when Nicole Arrold roofed a penalty stroke in …

Twigg takes England to a podium finish

A 13th minute strke from Clifton striker Georgie Twigg was enough to take England to a podium finish in the New Delhi Commonwealth Games. South Africa failed …