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Richard Mantell and George Pinner named as GB hockey reserves for Olympic Games

The British Olympic Association has today announced the selection of Richard Mantell and George Pinner to Team GB as the two reserve athletes for the Great Britain men’s hockey team at the London 2012 Olympic Games.As reserves, they can...

Australia’s Des Abbott out of Olympics with knee injury

The Australian men’s hockey team announced today that star striker Des Abbott has been replaced in the Kookaburras Olympic team due to a knee injury that has failed to improve since selection.26-year-old Abbott will be replaced in the team...

Taekema left out of Netherlands Olympic hockey squad

Penalty corner specialist Taeke Taekema has been left out of the Dutch selection for the London 2012 Olympic Games hockey tournament.Coach Paul van Ass said Taekema, equal top scorer at the 2010 World Cup and veteran of the Beijing...

Shocks in GB Olympic hockey selection for London 2012

Great Britain have announced a 16 player squad for the London 2012 Olympic Games hockey tournament. Beijing Olympians Simon and Richard Mantell and Richard Alexander are all absent, as is Mark Pearn, who came out of international retirement to try...

Argentina and Japan name Olympic Games hockey squads

Beijing Games hockey bronze medallists Argentina have named two goalkeepers in their squad for London 2012. Seven-time world player of the year Luciana Aymar has already been announced as flagbearer for Argentina at the Olympic Games opening ceremony.Japan have...

Germany name 10 Olympic gold medallists in their London 2012 hockey squad

After winning the ERGO Masters in Düsseldorf the German men's head coach Markus Weise announced his team for London yesterday.The list contains ten Olympic Champions from Beijing 2008. Both Zeller brothers (Christopher and Philipp), both Wess brothers (Timo and...

Kookaburras, and Blacksticks women, win right to an Olympic lie-in

Australia's appeal against the Olympic Games men's hockey schedule has been successful and one of their three 8.30am games has been switched to a 10.45am start. New Zealand's women have also had one of their early starts rescheduled.The International Hockey...

Australia name Hockeyroos squad for London Olympic Games

Australia have named seven Olympic veterans in their women's hockey squad for the London 2012 Olympic Games. Captain Madonna Blyth, Casey Eastham, Teneal Attard, Toni Cronk, Kobie McGurk, Hope Munro and Megan Rivers, while the rest are set to make...

Australia name men’s Olympic hockey squad

World number-one ranked men's hockey side Australia have named ten Olympic first-timers in their squad of 16 to compete in the London 2012 Games. The Kookaburras took home bronze from Beijing four years ago.Coach Ric Charlesworth said that while the...

Caldas and Commens name GB as Olympic hockey favourites but slam London Cup umpiring

Hockeyroos coach Adam Commens and his Dutch counterpart Max Caldas, who has coached in WA and played National League for New South Wales, have both named Great Britain as favourites for Olympic goldDespite their disappointing performance in the Investec...
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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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