Sunday, August 7, 2022

Commonwealth Games

Crowdfunding Canada women equal Commonwealth Games best

Birmingham -- Continued crowdfunding and Canada women have ended consecutive Commonwealth Games in fifth place after beating Scotland in their final classification game. The hockey gods weren’t with Canada against India in their final pool game, edged out in attempting...

Mindfulness and hand skills belief: How Janneke Schopman led India to Commonwealth hockey bronze

Birmingham -- Janneke Schopman had to be more than a coach these last 48 hours. From the draining shoot-out conclusion against Australia to the highs of a first bronze since 2006, the Dutchwoman inspired the Eves to make their...

England v Australia: Commonwealth Games Hockey women’s preview

Birmingham -- The trilogy of ‘Super Sunday’ finals scuppered, England will go it alone on Sunday afternoon. They will attempt to conquer their own hockey hoodoo and beat the Hockeyroos at the third time of asking in a Commonwealth...

Commonwealth Games Hockey: ‘Gutted’ Zach Wallace hails young England side

Birmingham -- A “gutted” Zach Wallace, England men’s captain, said his side fell short of the “complete performance” to beat world No 1 Australia as their search for a first ever Commonwealth Games final continued after a rampaging 3-2...

Australia land final blow as England edged out of Commonwealth hockey gold

Birmingham -- How to topple Australia’s stranglehold on Commonwealth gold? Play them at their own game. That was England’s ploy here. Except they went one step further as they played a brutish, physical hand against the perennial holders to...

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...

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...
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Crowdfunding Canada women equal Commonwealth Games best

Birmingham -- Continued crowdfunding and Canada women have ended consecutive Commonwealth Games in fifth place after beating Scotland in...
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