Latest News | The Hockey Paper - Part 40

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 …

Alex Danson: The making of England Hockey’s World Cup captain

By Rod Gilmour Alex Danson has spent over half her life as an elite athlete playing for England and Great Britain. She has bore witness to the lowly years of …

Women’s Hockey World Cup shirts: 16 nations ranked and assessed

By The Hockey Paper In what is surely a hockey fashion first, we have decided to rank and rate all 16 competing nations’ playing shirts at the 2018 …

Argentina’s Delfina Merino set to light up women’s hockey World Cup

By Rod Gilmour In February, when Delfina Merino won the female world player of the year award at the FIH Hockey Stars in Berlin, the winners’ roll of …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: I’m loving what I’m doing, says England’s Ellie Rayer

By Richard Bright England’s Ellie Rayer has fast-tracked from junior to senior hockey in the same manner that she plays the game. Rayer, 21, played at …

Netflix to air Luciana Aymar documentary

By The Hockey Paper A film dedicated to Argentinian field hockey great Luciana Aymar will air on Netflix from July 16. “Lucha, jugar con lo …

10 questions ahead of women’s Hockey World Cup and can England win it?

Craig Keegan, former England/GB women’s assistant coach, runs the rule over what we may or not see at the Hockey World Cup in London 1. Can we gauge …

Hockey is England’s most gender equal sport, says Harry Potter actress

By The Hockey Paper England Hockey has used the power of celebrity and royalty before, but Emma Watson might have trumped the lot after she co-launched a new …

Women’s Hockey World Cup: ‘Umpires receive abuse, but respect is key part of the game today’

At the Women’s Hockey World Cup there will be, for the first time, a mixture of both genders officiating to reinforce the sport’s ‘Equally Amazing’ …