So much has changed from the early 1990s when our colleague and columnist Nick Irvine commentated on hockey for Sky Sports at Birmingham University. A single camera set-up with rudimentary graphics, a yellow, sandy pitch and a dirty white ball Continue reading Hockey on TV
2018 Hockey World Cup to feature new format
2022 Hockey World Cup to be 16 team event
4 x 15 minutes becomes universal for all international hockey matches
On a recent trip to the US, and after watching a tonne of different sports, Australian Hockey star Georgie Parker caught herself saying something very sad. Continue reading “But I don’t want to be a male athlete!” By Georgie Parker
The stage is set and the platform is there for the taking.
Ashley Jackson’s return to Holcombe Park on Sunday is a mere sub-plot to one of the most eagerly anticipated clashes of the weekend in the English Premier Division; and not just for the two sides’ respective league positions. Continue reading Ashley Jackson – The Return
It is just over two months since that golden night in Rio when Great Britain’s women’s hockey team brought home their first ever Olympic Gold medal. Over an amazing 14 day period, the team won all seven of its games, and achieved something that no-one thought was possible – knocking the world number one side and reigning Olympic and World Cup champions, the Netherlands, off their pedestal.
We are sure that you, like us, have seen numerous social media posts from the guys at Mercian Hockey with the hashtags #TeamYellow, #TeamWhite and other various colours over the last few weeks but what does this mean?
Susannah Townsend has had to overcome many challenges in her hockey career but this latest setback is to be her biggest challenge yet. Continue reading Heartbreak for GB Hockey Star
Russian hackers Fancy Bears continue to release athlete data taken from World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) records. Continue reading Russian Hackers Fancy Bear attack Hockey
Coaching technology specialist Coach Logic has partnered with Hockey Wales to support the National Governing Body for Hockey in Wales as it aspires to raise the sport to the next level.
“It is just one month since the Rio 2016 Olympic Ceremony took place, and what an exciting month it has been in the world of sport.” Says Holcombe HC’s Director of Hockey Jon Rye.