Day 3 at the Tokyo Olympic Games

Day 3 Review

On day three of the Olympics, the women of Great Britain and Argentina recorded their first victories. The title holders Great Britain defeated South Africa 4-1 after a difficult start. Las Leonas settled with Spain: 3-0.  Germany – India 2-0 (1-0) Germany simply did what it had to do in the second group match. So win. The vice European […]

Great Britain bounce back to defeat South Africa

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Olympic Games – Pool A South Africa 1 Great Britain 4 Great Britain bounced back from their opening 2-1 defeat against Germany to get their Olympic campaign back on track with a 4-1 victory over South Africa at the Oi Hockey Stadium. South Africa took the game to Great Britain early on, Quanita Bobbs testing […]

Great Britain men secure 2nd win of the games

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Match report: Great Britain 3 (0) Ansell (33’, FG & 55’, FG), Ward (41’, PC) Canada 1 (0) van Son (51’, FG) Great Britain were looking threatening from the off with a succession of penalty corners coming within the opening minutes of the half. Phil Roper twice looked to have given GB an early lead […]

McFerran: passed briefly at Kampong, undisputed in Ireland

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The Netherlands won 4-0 against Ireland in Tokyo on Monday , but that could easily have been 8-0, if Ayeisha McFerran had not been keeping a world match. For her, it must have been a kind of crowning achievement after a difficult season at Kampong, where she did not always feel the confidence of coach Pieter Bos. It was a shame for […]

Four-star Dutch eventually break down Ireland’s Green Army defences

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Women’s Olympic Hockey – Pool AIreland 0 Netherlands 4 (F Albers, M Pheninckx, L Leurink, F Matla) A late flurry of goals saw world number one side the Netherlands eventually break Ireland down and win 4-0 at the Oi Stadium on day three of the women’s Olympic hockey tournament. Felice Albers had given the Dutch […]

Red Lions flawless performance continues

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The Belgium Red Lions defeated Germany 1-3 on Monday in their second Pool B match at the Tokyo Olympic Games men’s hockey tournament. The goals were scored by Cédric Charlier (5th and 8th) and Alexander Hendrickx (35th). This success allows them to score the maximum number of points (6) and to occupy first place in group B. […]