Anatomy of a Good Hockey Shoe

Field hockey is not considered a full-contact sport, but ask any hockey player who has ever experienced the business end of a hockey stick or a hurtling ball crashing into their toe or shin at upwards of 70 kilometres per hour, and you might get a different picture of the sport. While there is no hockey […]

Top Sports Academies in South Africa

South Africa is buzzing with sporting talent, but professional sports stars like Wayde Van Niekerk and Caster Semenya rely on specialist coaches to hone their talent into medal-winning performances. We’d like to highlight a few of these coaching centres across the country that are doing a brilliant job at shaping the sporting talent we have. […]

Beginner’s Guide to Hockey

Olympic International recently put on our hockey shoes and sat down to chat with South African field hockey player Quanita Bobbs about why she loves the game, and where you can go to get training in this fast-growing sport. How did you first get into hockey? I grew up next to the hockey field. My […]

Olympic International Becomes Official Footwear Partner of the SA Hockey Association and SA Schools Netball

Olympic International has signed a two-year partnership with the South African Hockey Association and South African Schools Netball. According to Stuart Hopwood, Group Head of Marketing at Bolton Footwear, Olympic International will become the official footwear partner of these two disciplines. Says Hopwood: “We need to grow awareness around the improved technical capabilities of our […]