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London Olympics Hockey: Belgium hold Beijing silver medallists to a draw

LONDON, July 31 - World No.16 Belgium earned their first point in Olympic competition with a 0-0 draw against Beijing 2008 silver medallists China in the second round of women's hockey pool matches at the Riverbank Arena on Tuesday. The...

South Africa vs New Zealand: Opening double is a Games first for Kiwis

LONDON, July31 - New Zealand beat South Africa 4-1 in their second pool match at the Riverbank Arena on Tuesday, the first time they have won their opening two matches at an Olympic Games, four years after failing to...

London Olympics Hockey: Richardson to captain Great Britain against Korea

The Great Britain hockey team will be without captain Kate Walsh for their second pool match against Korea, taking place at the Riverbank Arena at 4pm today. Walsh spent a second night in hospital following surgery to have a plate inserted...

Lammers double takes Netherlands to victory

LONDON, July 31- Two goals from Kim Lammers helped Netherlands beat Japan 3-2 in a women's Pool A match at the Riverbank Arena on Tuesday.Netherlands started strongly and Lammers had two early chances to put them ahead before converting...

GB to play Korea, Argentina look to build on a record breaking start

LONDON, 31 July - Argentina will look to build on their record-equalling start at the London 2012 Olympic Games women's hockey tournament, but they face a difficult match against Pan American rivals USA when the second round pool matches...

Olympic hockey champions Germany taken to the wire by Belgium

LONDON, 30 July - Germany began the defence of their Olympic title with a difficult 2-1 win over Belgium in their opening Pool B match at the Riverbank Arena on Monday.Aiming for their first Olympic win against Germany, Belgium...

Great Britain hit four past Argentina to start their Olympic tournament

Great Britain made a confident start to their men's hockey London Olympic Games campaign with a 4-1 win over ninth-ranked Argentina.The home side led by a solitary goal, a penalty corner rebound from skipper Barry Middleton after 22 minutes.But...

London Olympics Hockey: Netherlands run close by India

LONDON, 30 July - Netherlands survived a scare in their opening London 2012 pool match to beat India 3-2 at the Riverbank Arena on Monday,The opening minutes of the match were frenetic but evenly-matched. Teun de Nooijer (NED), playing in a...

London Olympics Hockey: Spain captain injured in draw with Pakistan

LONDON, 30 July - Spain and Pakistan drew 1-1 in their opening men's hockey pool match at the Riverbank Arena on Monday, but the result came with bad news for Spain as captain Santiago Frexia injured his left wrist.He was...

GB hockey skipper Walsh, broken, plated but not bowing out of the Olympic Games, for now

Great Britain women’s hockey captain Kate Walsh has had surgery on a fractured jaw received in the closing minutes of GB's 4-0 win over Japan on Sunday night. The 32-year-old has had a plate inserted into her jaw to stabilise...
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Hockey Social: Does Great Britain set-up miss true talent at trials?

Is there a better way to choose the next set of talent to make the grade at Great Britain...
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