Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Olympics

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...

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...

South Africa name hockey squads for London 2012

The South Africa men’s and women’s hockey teams for the London 2012 Olympic Games were announced by the SA Sports Confederation and Olympic Committee (SASCOC) in Johannesburg, Wednesday.The teams were part of an initial batch of 112 athletes named...

South Africa demand apology after apartheid anthem played at Investec London Cup. UPDATE: apology issued

The South African Hockey Association has requested a personal apology from competition manager Steve Catton after the apartheid anthem, Die Stem, was played before the world number 12 Investec South Africa women’s hockey team’s 3-1 upset win over world number...
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Noel Barrionuevo set for fourth Olympics with Argentina women

Noel Barrionuevo will make her fourth Olympic hockey appearance next month in Tokyo, joining Argentina women's great Luciana Aymar. Barrionuevo,...
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