Monday, June 27, 2022

Tom Pilcher

Tom Pilcher is a sports writer who covered the 2008/2012 Olympics for Reuters, mainly handball and cycling, and Team GB live blogger in 2016.

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Olympics Hockey: Great Britain end Ireland women’s Tokyo tilt

Olympic champions Team GB moved with ease into the Tokyo Olympics quarter-finals of the women’s hockey competition after a 2-0 defeat of debutants Ireland. Goals...

Olympics Hockey: Stunning stats stack up for record-breaking Hockeyroos

Shorn of proper tournament play following the pandemic, Australia completed their Pool B campaign with a perfect record of five wins from five matches,...

Olympics Hockey: Great Britain’s ‘use referrals better’ note to self after controversy

If Team GB want to get past India and secure a semi-final men’s Olympic hockey berth, players concurred they’ll need to get better at...

Olympics Hockey: ‘Tough guy’ Hendrickx set for nervy wait after painful whack

Belgium’s dangerman Alexander Hendrickx faces a wait to see if he can play in the men’s quarter-finals after the Olympic debutant took a nasty...

Olympics Hockey: Bizarre ending, umpire goal error as GB and Belgium share spoils

TOKYO -- From hotly contested decisions to barely a stick raised in anger towards the end, second-ranked Belgium and Team GB’s 2-2 draw had...

GB hockey captain makes powerful diversity statement with rainbow armband

When the International Olympic Committee relaxed their previously rigid stance on political statements to a degree before the Tokyo Olympics, the world opened up...