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We feel ready and that’s a really good feeling says GB hockey forward Rob Moore

Great Britain forward Rob Moore is entering his third Olympic campaign, but much has changed since his Games debut in Athens, 2004. There is the buzz of a home Games of course, but it is the transformation of the GB...

Olympic hockey: Records ready to be broken on day one of London 2012

Records under threat on the opening day of the women's hockey tournament of the Olympic Games of the XXXth Olympiad include Alyson Annan's all-time Olympic scoring record of 13 goals. The tournament starts on Sunday at 8.30am with a trans-Tasman...

Hockey’s glass ceiling – only one female coach in a senior position at London 2012

Hockey's glass ceiling when it comes to senior coaching positions is highlighted by the fact that there is only one woman in a high-level hockey coaching role at the London 2012 Olympic Games – Great Britain assistant women's coach,...

Great Britain will risk all to win Olympic Games gold

Great Britain's men's hockey side are willing to risk all to win Olympic Games gold. Four years ago, making sure it didn't all go wrong was ingrained in the team, but this is now their moment and they will...

Ric Charlesworth looking to add men’s Olympic hockey gold to collection

LONDON, 26 July - Australia coach Ric Charlesworth is aiming to complete his set of major championship victories in men's and women's hockey by adding London 2012 Olympic Games men's gold to his impressive collection of honours. As coach of Australia's...

Mental preparation will give Great Britain’s women’s hockey the ‘cutting edge’

Great Britain's women's hockey team are not just in peak physical condition but have developed the mental resilience to deal with the ups and downs of an Olympic Games tournament, according to coach Danny Kerry. A rigourous physical programme has...

Luciana Aymar feels like she is 20 again

Seven-time world hockey player of the year Argentina's Luciana Aymar says she is like a 20-year-old at her first Olympic Games. Aymar will be 35 on the day of the women's hockey final in London,  and Olympic gold is the...

India taught Australia how to play hockey says Michael Nobbs

India's Australian coach Michael Nobbs says his home country owes a hockey debt to India, a debt he is playing his part to repay. "India taught Australia how to play hockey. It's a debt that I'm partially paying back because...

England Hockey says the Olympic Games is a chance to make spectators ‘give a shit’ about hockey

England Hockey Board chief executive Sally Munday is desperate that the sport capitalises on "the gift" of its time in the London 2012 Olympic Games limelight. "I am sure that post-2012, I will wake up and think, 'Why did I...

Facts and Figures: London 2012 Olympic Games hockey

LONDON, 23 July - Facts and figures for hockey at the London 2012 Olympic Games. 1,600,000 - pieces of scaffolding used to construct the Riverbank Arena. 20,240 - litres of water (20.24m³) used in 11 minutes of pitch watering. ...
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Tokyo Olympics Hockey: Ireland women ready to take on Holland

Sarah Torrans says the Green Army will “show the world what we can do” against the world No 1...
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