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Olympic 2012 Hockey: Clinical Las Leonas end Great Britain’s golden dream

LONDON, August 8 – Great Britain blew a golden opportunity as poor finishing costs them a place in the Olympic games hockey final.After taking a 2-0 first-half lead, Argentina tackled adeptly and channelled countless GB attacks into the Sargasso...

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...

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...

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...

2010 Women’s Hockey World Cup: Argentina strike gold

Argentina 3 Germany 1 Two early goals, adept defending and fine goalkeeping by Belen Succi delivered the women's hockey world cup to Argentina. A Carla Rebecchi strike and a Noel Barrionuevo corner had the hosts two-up inside 10 minutes. One could...

2010 Hockey Champions Trophy Final: Argentina 4 Netherlands 2

A hat-trick of penalty corners from a clinical Noel Barrioneuvo delivered the Champions Trophy to Argentina women for the third consecutive year. Two Barrioneuvo drag-flicks plus a Carla Rebecchi field goal delivered a 3-1 half-time lead for las Leonas. The...
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Alan Forsyth ready to be GB support act but unsure on future

Alan Forsyth says he will be a team motivator and ready for action if called upon at the Tokyo...
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