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  1. Fantastic Freixa announces international retirement

    Legendary striker Santi calls time on Spain career

  2. HWL R1 Preview: Ghana, Kenya & Tanzania women to meet in Nairobi

    Road to Rio: Hockey World League R1 - Women - Nairobi (KEN)

  3. HWL R1 Preview: Close women’s contest predicted in Czech Republic

    Road to Rio: Hockey World League R1 - Women - Hradec Králové (CZE)

  4. Achieving a perfect pitch

    Hockey pitches are springing up all over the world, but each installation provides its own unique challenges, says the general manager of one manufacturer.

  5. HWL R1 Preview: Bangladesh expected to dazzle in Dhaka

    Road to Rio: Hockey World League R1 - Men - Dhaka (BAN)

  • Australian men claim Youth Olympic Games gold

    Australia take the men's Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games title
    Australia take the men's Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games title
    (Photo: Xinhua/Song Zhenping (ljr))
    Canada take silver, Spain win bronze

    Under the watchful eyes of the IOC President Thomas Bach, the first Hockey5s Youth Olympic tournament ended today with Australia men claiming the top of the podium.  x 879 More

  • Giving hockey some stick

    (Photo: frank uijlenbroek)
    Technology is having an impact on all areas of hockey, not least the implement that makes it all happen.

    When you buy a new hockey stick, what is the standout feature that makes you choose one brand over another? Is it colour? Weight? Feel? The fact that your favourite player uses that brand and you know you will also be able to tomahawk the ball into the top corner of the goal if you have that particular stick?  x 246 More

  • Thinking outside the square – Charlesworth's unique approach

    “A leader in the hockey world” says FIH President

    As a player Ric Charlesworth was recognised as one of the best in the world: as a coach he took both the Australian women’s and men’s teams to Olympic, World Cup and Champions Trophy glory, as well as countless other competitive wins during a coaching career that spanned 21 years.  x 14 More

  • Cuba's hockey ambitions

    A visit to the Caribbean island demonstrated to President that Cuba means business

    Leandro Negre recently joined Alberto (Coco) Budeisky, President of Pan American Hockey Federation (PAHF), on a visit to the Caribbean island of Cuba.  x 3 More

  • Good news for Irish Hockey

    A million euro grant is welcomed by hockey clubs in Ireland

    The Irish Hockey Association has received €1,134,775 in capital funding across 13 club-based applications. The announcement was made by the Minister of State for Tourism & Sport Michael Ring who announced a total of €40.5 million in grants for 880 sports projects across the country.  x 3 More

  • Hockey opens its doors to all abilities

    Disability hockey attracts more than 100 youngsters on opening weekend of hockey celebrations

    It is not simply the elite hockey players who are enjoying the limelight in The Hague over this World Cup fortnight. It was fantastic to witness more than 100 youngsters with some form of physical disability taking part in a special tournament at Cartouche Hockey club over the opening weekend of the hockey celebrations.  x 6 More

  • HWL R1 Preview: Egypt men favourites for glory in Nairobi

    Road to Rio: Hockey World League R1 - Men - Nairobi (KEN)

    In the second of our Hockey World League Round 1 event previews, we take a look at the men’s competition that takes place in Nairobi where Egypt (FIH World Ranking: 22), Ghana (WR: 42), Tanzania (unranked) and host nation Kenya (WR: 39) will fight it out in a bid to reach Round 2.  x 27 More

  • China become first Hockey5s Youth Olympic Champions

    Netherlands take silver, Argentina take bronze

    On the final day of the women’s competition in Nanjing, the Chinese hosts claimed the gold medal in dramatic fashion.  x 178 More

  • Hockey coaches figure it out

    We live in an information-rich age and it is no different on the hockey pitch

    Player analysis is all to do with gaining as much information about what is happening to the players as they perform. Knowing when a player is tired or struggling with an injury is crucial in making match-changing decisions. In the old days, coaches trusted their gut feeling to be the ‘foundation stone’ of their every coaching decision.  x 283 More

  • Jamie Dwyer, Super-Dad!

    Kookaburras legend shortlisted for Philips Sports Dad of the Year

    In most kids’ lives, their hero is usually a sports star. For a lucky few, however, their sporting heroes may also be their dad!  x 25 More

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