Monday, May 23, 2022

Commonwealth Games

Welsford to lead Wales hockey at Commonwealth Games

Swansea City's Abi Welsford will captain the Wales women's hockey side at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. The midfielder is one of six Swansea players in the 16-athlete squad named by coach Amanda Partington today. Also in the selection is Birmingham University...

Glasgow 2014 closes ticketing website after two days of frustration for buyers

Glasgow 2014 closed their ticket sales website and phone lines until further notice on Tuesday night after two days of errors and delays for users trying to buy Commonwealth Games tickets. Just over half of the 100,000 tickets that went...

Glasgow 2014 ticketing marred by hours of frustration

Glasgow 2014 closed their website for an hour last night investigate why thousands of people were unable to get through to purchase more than 100,000 tickets for the Commonwealth Games released on Monday morning. The situation improved on Tuesday with...

Striking out for Glasgow 2014 – Vikki Bunce

With the 2014 Commonwealth Games only three months away, Andrew Lovat talks to one of Scotland’s most established players, Vikki Bunce. The no-nonsense veteran of the Melbourne and Delhi Commonwealth Games – and GB squad member in the lead...

Canada to play England and Wales in Commonwealth Games preparation

England and Wales will both play matches against Canada this spring. Canada have named a 20-player squad for the tour from April 27 to May 7 which will be a key part of their Commonwealth Games preparation. “Against teams like England,...

Medals revealed for 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games

With 100 days to go until the opening of the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, the medal designs have been unveiled. The Games hockey tournament, featuring men's and women's sides from England, Scotland and Wales begins on July 24. The women's finals...

Glasgow celebrates 100 days to go

Glasgow 2014 has marked 100 days to go until the start of the Commonwealth Games with a stunning aerial shot of Hampden Park, Scotland’s national football stadium temporarily transformed into an athletics venue for the Games. The venue for track and field...

Ric Charlesworth to call time after the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

Ric Charlesworth has announced he will step down as coach of the Australian men’s hockey side after the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games in August. During six years in the role, the 1986 World Cup gold medallist coached  the  Kookaburras to World...

Building on the Clyde: Rhona Simpson looks towards the Commonwealth Games

Rhona Simpson is a British hockey legend. She played for Scotland from age 14, when she got her first cap for the U16’s in 1986, until she retired from senior level in 2007. She played for GB from 1993...

Glasgow Commonwealth Games releases ‘Clyde’ mascot images

GLASGOW, September 20 – Just when you thought you'd had seen the last of Games mascots with 'Wenlock' and 'Mandeville' heading off into the sunset, the Glasgow 2014 Organising Committee has  unveiled 'Clyde' –  the official mascot for the 2014...
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Maddie Hinch: ‘So proud to make history’ as Tilburg reach Dutch big league

Images like this have become a familar sight in world hockey: Maddie Hinch jumping into sprinting team-mates following shoot-out...
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