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India men reach Commonwealth Games final after 3-2 win over South Africa

Birmingham -- India men reached their third final in four Commonwealth Games after scuppering South Africa’s bid for a debut final appearance. India won 3-2, a goal in the final minute giving Graham Reid’s side some late butterflies, but...

‘Pakistan look at 1980s success, not realising that hockey has totally changed’

Birmingham -- Producing greatness in sports such as hockey and squash is yesteryear when it comes to Pakistan. The Khans in squash and the Pakistan hockey teams until the 1990s enriched sport and made headlines across the globe.  That, unfortunately,...

Maddie Hinch ‘banana suit’ puts England women in the picture for Commonwealth Games hockey gold

Birmingham -- It was all about instinct for Maddie Hinch. The homework had been done, that much was clear by the way she guarded, stood and moved with each Kiwi shoot-out attempt. Yet, New Zealand have been off the...

Commonwealth Games Hockey: Shoot-out clock falters as Australia women beat India

Birmingham -- It will be England v Australia in the Commonwealth Games women's final, but controversy reigned in the second shoot-out of the evening as India were seemingly put off their stride after the eight second clock failed to...

Commonwealth Games Hockey: How England can beat Australia men, unbeaten since 1998

Our columnist runs the rule over world No 1 Australia and how England men can beat the Kookaburras, who haven’t lost a match at the Commonwealth Games since the inaugural 1998 Games. They have since gone on to win...

England women reach Commonwealth hockey final after more Maddie Hinch heroics

Birmingham -- As Old Joe struck six, 60 minutes of hockey failed to produce a semi-final worthy of the occasion. But then along came Maddie Hinch, England women’s star turn in goalkeeper yellow, a colour she couldn’t hide from...

England v Australia: Commonwealth Games Hockey men’s preview

-- How England can beat Australia men, unbeaten since 1998-- England men set up Australia clash after red card brawl Birmingham -- England feel they have a counter attack “as good as anyone in the world” as Paul Revington’s side...

‘Dream big, anything’s achievable’: South Africa men reach Commonwealth hockey semi-finals

Birmingham -- “Every time we play is for something bigger than ourselves,” said Mustapha Cassiem, South Africa’s 20-year-old forward, brother of Dayaan and one of a cohort of counter-attacking green shirts after advancing to a first Commonwealth Games semi-final...

Commonwealth Games Hockey: How England rose after 2014 shoot-out loss to Australia

“I’ve stood there myself and, in my eyes, just to take one means you are a hero. The silence that descends in the stadium is epic. Your legs are starting to shake and you’re like ‘come on umpire, blow...

‘We’re getting closer’: Wales think positive after falling to India

Birmingham -- A third straight win at a Commonwealth Games over Wales saw India into the hockey semi-finals of the men’s event. For Wales, a classification to finish fifth. How they will want to finish here on a high. India’s...
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Laura Unsworth: England and GB’s underappreciated great of world hockey

If you were to name the modern day greats from Great Britain’s women’s squad, the list would most likely...
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