Hockey is an ancient, stick-based sport originating on Earth. By the mid-to-late 22nd century, the sport had become popular solar system-wide, and included "underwater" variations.

Three million years later aboard Red Dwarf, Arnold Rimmer watched an old television recording from Groovy Channel 27. One of the things mentioned by the hologram newsreader was that the national underwater hockey team of England had been on tour of Titan. (Better Than Life, Series II)