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women's hockey, Great Britain Women

Great Britain earn a point but lose shootout to the Dutch on Pro League return

Authored by Women's Sport Daily

Great Britain recovered from going a goal down inside two minutes to earn a creditable draw against the Netherlands in Amsterdam in their first Pro League fixture since lockdown.

Getting forward straight from the opening whistle, GB were caught on the counter-attack and conceded a shot from Pien Dicke who scored her first international goal.

The defences were on top for both...

women's sport, women's hockey, England, Team GB

Emily Defroand: The power of the platform

Authored by Sarah Juggins

Hockey players are often asked to be ambassadors for projects and organisations. And that makes a lot of sense: sports people are frequently in the public eye, they embody the many values associated with a successful sports career, and international athletes can get across messages in a way that teachers, parents, managers and politicians often cannot.

All of which means that the...

women's sport, Olympics

Team GB athletes free to "take the knee" at Tokyo Olympics

Authored by Women's Sport Daily

British athletes will be allowed to demonstrate their support for the Black Lives Matters movement at the rearranged Tokyo Olympics next year.

"We would absolutely support athletes in whatever way they collectively choose to support Black Lives Matter," said Team GB chef de mission Mark England.

"What is important is that British athletes have the opportunity to feed into...

women's sport, women's hockey, England, Team GB

Mark Hager: Glynn jetting in is win-win for England Hockey

Authored by Sarah Juggins

There may well be a distinctly Southern Hemisphere vibe to training around Bisham Abbey when Great Britain and England women’s head coach Mark Hager is joined by fellow Kiwi Katie Glynn.

Glynn has been appointed assistant coach to the women’s national team as they prepare for a return to FIH Pro League action, as well as an assault on the EuroHockey Championships (as England) and the...

Hockey compete - Photo by John Torcasio

International hockey set for autumn return

Authored by Mike Bovill

Great Britain's international hockey teams will be back in action in October after the International Hockey Federation confirmed the schedule for the 2020-21 Hockey Pro League.

Team GB will face the Netherlands in two matches on Tuesday 27 October and Thursday 29 October before a double header against Belgium on the weekend of 31 October and 1 November.

The first matches on...

Team GB Mental Health Awareness

Team GB and British Red Cross celebrate kindness to support Mental Health Awareness Week

Authored by Marc Astley

Team GB has joined up with its Official Charity Partner British Red Cross to celebrate kindness during Mental Health Awareness Week, which runs from 18-24 May.

Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, the official theme for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is ‘kindness’.

‘Kindness is What Makes Us’ features a host of Team GB athletes from nine summer and winter sports...