Category Archive: Hockey

Dec 12

The 4th Girls U-18 Asia Cup

History of the Girls U-18 Asia Cup The first tournament of the Girls U-18 Asia Cup was held in Hong Kong, China, in 2001. India took the gold medal. The second tournament in 2009 saw the girls compete in Shanghai, China, with Korea winning the cup. The third and latest U-18 Asia Cup was held …

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Nov 14

How you can benefit from Team GB’s hockey gold medal success

In August 2016, Team GB’s Women’s Hockey team came back from the Rio Olympics with a gold medal, which was a first Olympic gold medal for British hockey. The team are now trying to encourage and inspire people of all ages to take up the sport so they can share the benefits of the team’s …

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Oct 06

Historic hockey victory aims to inspire a new generation of players

The women of Team GB’s hockey team walked away from the Rio Olympics in 2016 with a first gold medal in hockey for Great Britain after beating the Netherlands in a dramatic penalty shootout. Winning gold was the end of a journey that saw the team win bronze at London 2012 and reunite with coach …

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Aug 24

How to Buy the Right Hockey Shoes Online

Even though many of the artificial surfaces you’ll play on will have shock pads built into them, the constant strain you put your body under will take its toll. That’s why getting shoes with the right shock absorption is essential. Because you’ll constantly be stopping and starting and moving from side to side in a …

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Jul 21

2016 World Cup of Hockey schedule announced

The World Cup of Hockey 2016 is an international ice hockey tournament due to take place in Toronto, Canada, later this year. The schedule has been announced, with competing nations now aware of their competitors during the first stage of the games. The Teams Eight teams are due to take part; Team Canada, Team United …

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Jun 14

Choosing a Hockey Stick – The Basics

The basic hockey stick consists of a toe with one rounded and one flat edge. The ball is hit using the flat surface, with the left hand positioned near the top of the handle and the right near the base, controlling the stick. The same stick is used by both right- and left-handers. Weight and …

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May 02

Getting Involved in Sport

The Olympic Games are an opportunity to showcase some of the world’s best sporting talent. What the Games’ organisers also want is to increase participation in sport and encourage people to try. While you might think you need lots of kit such as boots, hockey shoes and team kit, these are not essential to begin …

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Mar 25

Men’s Hockey – Champions’ Trophy to Be Held in London

It has been announced that the Champions’ Trophy, which is a men’s hockey tournament featuring six of the world’s top teams, will now be held in London in June 2016. The tournament comes less than two months before the Olympic Games in Rio. The Champions’ Trophy will be held from 10 to17 June, just a …

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Feb 26

Hockey equipment UK guide: Choosing the right toe style when buying a hockey stick

If you are interested in hockey, and you are looking for a company that delivers hockey equipment UK wide, one of the most important purchases you will obviously make is a hockey stick. There is a lot that needs to be considered when buying a hockey stick, from width and length to brand and material. …

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Feb 26

The complete guide on how to choose the best hockey sticks for you

If you take a look on the Internet, you will see that there is an unbelievable selection of hockey sticks to choose from nowadays. This can make it a little bit confusing and overwhelming for those who are buying a hockey stick for the first time. However, there is no need to panic, as we …

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