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August 28, 2004

Kookaburras clinch historic gold

"Jamie Dwyer scored a golden goal as Australia's field hockey men discarded the tag of Olympic chokers with a 2-1 victory over reigning champions the Netherlands in a rousing final this morning. Dwyer slammed the goal in the eighth minute of extra-time following a penalty corner after both teams were locked 1-1 at the end of regulation time."

Read more at Kookaburras clinch historic gold

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Australia wins Men's Hockey Gold Medal

Australia have just defeated the Netherlands in the Men's Hockey competition.

They scored a tie breaking goal in the dying seconds of a first period of extra time.

the score was Australia 2 - Netherlands 1.

The winner of the Gold Medal: Team from Australia
The winner of the
Silver Medal: Team from Netherlands
The winner of the
Bronze Medal: Team from Germany

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August 27, 2004

Disappointed South African women keep best for last

"With their very last move of the Olympics, the South African women's hockey team provided the touch of class they always knew they were capable of, but just didn't produce consistently enough at the Games.

A splendid Jenny Wilson golden goal winner from a well-worked short corner enabled them to sink Spain 4-3. Unfortunately for them, the best, which they saved for last yesterday, was enough only to help them stave off the dreaded wooden spoon and finish in ninth place.

It was tough going in Athens for a team who had high hopes leading up to the Games, but who just didn't get out of the starting blocks here.

An opening 6-2 defeat to the Dutch was followed by successive 3-0 defeats by Australia and Korea."

Read more at Pretoria News - Disappointed women keep best for last

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Germany win Women's Hockey Gold Medal

The winner of the Gold Medal: Team from Germany

The winner of the Silver Medal: Team from Netherlands

The winner of the Bronze Medal: Team from Argentina

August 26, 2004

Holland, Australia set up summit clash in hockey

"Defending champions Holland and favourites Australia won their semifinal clashes in contrasting fashion to set up a title clash in the Olympic men's hockey competition here today.

Holland overcame a fighting Germany 3-2 to get themselves just a win away from clinching their third successive Olympic hockey gold while Australia toyed with a hapless Spain for a comprehensive 6-3 win.

In other classification matches of the day, India went down to Pakistan 0-3 for their fourth loss in six matches in the competition and New Zealand beat South Korea 4-3."

Read more at Olympics: Holland, Australia set up summit clash in hockey

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August 23, 2004

South African hockey men lose again - Hockey

"The South Africans played well below par and got their lone goal from Emile Smith who latched on to a pass from top goal scorer Greg Nicol.

For the New Zealanders Dave Kosoof opened the scoring in the ninth minute, followed by a pair of converted penalty corners from Haden Shaw (38th and 46th minute) and a master slap shot from Phillip Burrows in the last minute that rattled the back boards, behind 'keeper David Staniforth.

Even though they lost all of their games, bar the single win against seventh ranked, Argentina, Craig Jackson's men can go home with their heads held high as they earned much respect from the hockey world.

Every other team in their pool were ranked higher than them, yet they where not overawed by the occasion and refused to roll over. They led both sixth-ranked India and second-ranked and double defending Olympic champions Holland by two goals."

Read more at South African hockey men lose again - Hockey

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August 21, 2004

India's Olympic hockey protest rejected.

"The International Hockey Federation (FIH) threw out India's protest against the umpiring during their 2-1 defeat by New Zealand which knocked the former champions out of the Olympics.

Wiert Doyer of the Netherlands, the FIH's technical delegate at the competition, said he did not agree with India's assertion that the fourth penalty corner taken in succession after the final hooter was invalid.

New Zealand's Hayden Shaw found the target with the fourth hit to leave India with their third defeat in four matches and out of the race for the semi-finals.

The Indians argued that the match was over once the third penalty corner was taken and umpire Ray O'Connor of Ireland had signalled the end of the game."

Read more at India's Olympic hockey protest rejected.

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August 18, 2004

Hockey: India defeat South Africa 4-2

"India came from behind to record a remarkable 4-2 win against South Africa and keep their Olympic medal hopes alive in the men's hockey competition on Tuesday.

Trailing 0-2 at one stage, the eight-time gold medallists showed their class to emerge victorious in the thrilling contest, which they needed to win to remain on track for a semifinal berth from Pool B.

India, who had lost their opening encounter to Australia, were greatly served by their three most senior players -- Dhanraj Pillay, Baljit Singh Dhillon and Dilip Tirkey, all of whom scored a goal apiece before Gagan Ajit Singh's last minute goal brought the emphatic win for the side."

Read more at Hockey: India defeat SA 4-2

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August 17, 2004

Jamie Dwyer helps Aussies hold Argentina - Hockey

"Jamie Dwyer drew level four minutes from the end as Australia forced Argentina to a 2-2 draw in the men's field hockey tournament at the Athens Olympics.

Australia, looking for their first Olympic gold despite making the semi-finals in five consecutive Games, faced an embarrassing defeat when Mario Almada's two goals put the Argentines ahead.

But Dwyer, the 25-year-old Queenslander, saved the Kookaburras the blushes with his second equaliser of the match."

Read more at Dwyer helps Aussies hold Argentina

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August 16, 2004

Australia defeats South Africa - Women's Hockey

"Reigning gold medallists the Hockeyroos bounced back from a shock opening match defeat to beat South Africa 3-0 in their Olympic Games women's hockey match.

Goals to Julie Towers, Suzie Faulkner and Peta Gallagher gave Australia victory after it lost its Games opener 2-1 to Germany on Saturday.

After being on the backfoot for the first 25 minutes, striker Gallagher swung the game the Hockeyroos way, beating two defenders with a great turn then passing to Towers to slot in from close range.

Then Faulkner struck just before halftime, getting a deflection off Louise Dobson's penalty corner to make it 2-0."

Read more at Hockeyroos down South Africa

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Britain see off Egypt

Great Britain beat Egypt 3-1 in there first Olympic group Hockey game.

Barry Middleton gave Great Britain a perfect start with a neat goal after 15 minutes, thanks to some good work by Jimmy Wallace.

Egypt responded just after the break through Sameh Mohammed and they started to get more into the game.

But some neat work by Guy Fordham after 53 minutes and a strike by Ben Hawes six minutes later made the result safe.

Source BBC Good start for GB

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August 15, 2004

Australia inflict heavy defeat on NZ - Men's Hockey

"Australia fired the first salvo in their battle to win an elusive men's hockey gold on Sunday, fighting their way past rivals New Zealand 4-1.

Australia have made the Olympic semifinals seven times and won six medals -- three silver, three bronze -- but despite having one of the strongest teams on the circuit have never pushed through to gold.

Ranked third in the world, the Aussies put on a strong display of running hockey with Jamie Dwyer finishing off their relentless attacks with three flying field goals off both sides of the stick."

Read more at Australia inflict heavy defeat on NZ

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Australia fire first shots in battle for gold - Hockey

"Australia fired the first salvo in their battle to win an elusive men's hockey gold on Sunday, fighting their way past rivals New Zealand 4-1. The Aussies, who have won six Olympic medals - three silver, three bronze - have one of the strongest teams on the circuit.

"We are unabashed in our determination to win the gold," said Australia coach Barry Dancer.

"We're upfront about that as individuals and as a team. It's in our face all the time so if you don't address it, there'll be doubt. And anyway, going for a first is great motivation."

Ranked third in the world, the Aussies put on a strong display of running hockey with Jamie Dwyer finishing off their relentless attacks with three flying field goals off both sides of the stick."

Read more at Australia fire first shots in battle for gold - Field Hockey

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Germany down champion Hockeyroos in Olympic shocker

Australia's bid to win a third successive Olympic women's field hockey title stumbled at the first hurdle when they crashed to a 2-1 defeat by Germany.

The other favoured contenders, however, came through unscathed on the opening day as world champions Argentina toyed with Spain 4-0, the Netherlands hammered South Africa 6-2 and China blanked Asian rivals Japan 3-0.

The Hockeyroos looked a pale shadow of the dream team that swept gold medals at the 1996 Atlanta Games and at home in Sydney four years later under their former coach Ric Charlesworth.

Germany down champion Hockeyroos in Olympic shocker

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Five-goal blitz leaves SA hockey team reeling

"The South African women's hockey team's defensive frailties were horribly exposed as they were crushed 6-2 by The Netherlands in the opening match of the Olympic Games hockey tournament on Saturday.

A five-goal first-half blitzkrieg from the Dutch stunned the South Africans who struggled to contain the rampant Mijntje Donners, in particular, and went into the break 5-1 down.

Donners finished the match with a hat-trick as the Sydney bronze-medallists got off to a perfect start. The Netherlands, ranked third in the world, is expected seriously contest for the gold medal at this event."

Read more at Five-goal blitz leaves SA hockey team reeling

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August 14, 2004

Strong start for Dutch in hockey medal bid

"The Dutch stamped their name on the favourites list in the women's hockey tournament on Saturday, smashing their way past South Africa 6-2 in the opening match of the Olympics.

South Africa put up a spirited defence but the relentless and varied Dutch attack pierced through, leaving goalkeeper Caroline Birt standing as five first-half goals fired by.

Dutch captain Mijntje Donners opened the scoring within five minutes with a dummied penalty corner, quickly equalled by a dive shot from South African Jenny Wilson."

Read more at Strong start for Dutch in hockey medal bid

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GB Hockey Team strongly confident

Simon Mason has said the Great Britain hockey team are feeling confident ahead of their Olympic Games tournament.

"I think they know where their strength lies and they believe in themselves," the goalkeeper said of his team-mates.

"I believe in them and if I can do my job and stop the ball going in then I have complete faith that they will deliver at the other end."

Great Britain are in Pool A along with Germany, Korea, Pakistan, Spain and Egypt, who they play against on Sunday.

Source: BBC News

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August 13, 2004

Katrina Powell - Hockeyroos skipper Powell recovers from injury

"Australia's women's hockey captain Katrina Powell has been cleared to play at the Athens Olympics.

The Hockeyroos skipper had been in doubt since suffering a torn calf muscle at a warm-up tournament in Spain last week.

The news is a major boost for a Hockeyroos outfit which is aiming to defend the gold medal it captured in Sydney four years ago."

Read more at Hockeyroos skipper Powell recovers from injury

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August 11, 2004

New Zealand, Pakistan tie in friendly hockey match

"New Zealand managed a 22 drawagainst higher ranked Pakistan in a friendly training match on Tuesday, 10 August.

New Zealand, ranked 11th in the world, opened the scoring inside the first five minutes when Phillip BURROWS (NZL) scored a field goal from the left side.

The Black Sticks dominated possession in the first half, with seven field goal attempts, while Pakistan had few opportunities.

But Pakistan, the world's fifth ranked team,hit back in the second half when Kashif JAWWAD (PAK) scored to make it 1-1. The favourites then took a 2-1 lead when star player Sohail ABBAS (PAK) converted a penalty corner."

Read more at Men : New Zealand, Pakistan tie in friendly match

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August 09, 2004

New Zealand tie with Korea - Men's Hockey

"Korea, bronze medalists at the 2000 Sydney Olympics, matched skills against 11th-ranked New Zealand on Monday, playing to a 2 - 2 draw in a friendlymen'smatch at the Olympic Hockey Center.

Both New Zealand and Korea had chances to take an early lead, but failed to convert field goal opportunities, with New Zealand missing three shots and Korea missing five.

No penalty corners were awarded in the first half.

In the second half, New Zealand opened the score 1 0 with a field goal in the 3rd minute.

Five penalty corners were awarded to the Koreans in the second half, but they converted only the first,given in the 8th minute, when Jung Seon LEE tied the score 1 - 1with a drag flick into the net."

Read more at New Zealand, Korea tie in friendly match.

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August 06, 2004

New Zealand defeat Britain - Men's Hockey Warmup

"The New Zealand men's hockey team has scored a 1-0 win over Great Britain in an Olympic warm up game in Barcelona.

The match was played on Friday morning our time after being postponed from Thursday because of heavy rain.

Bevan Hari scored the winner in the first half.

Coach Kevin Towns says it has really shaken off the cobwebs and it has been a huge relief to finally play again after two weeks since their last game."

Continue reading NZ record pre-Olympic victory.

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August 05, 2004

Indians take ruthless revenge on Irish - Hockey

"Patrick Brown's successful run as national team captain came to an end in Cologne yesterday when Ireland fell to a 6-2 defeat by India less than 24 hours after beating the former Olympic champions 3-2.

It was the Instonians' defender's sixth game wearing the armband as deputy for Nigel Henderson, who was in charge for Sunday's opening 2-0 defeat.

Ireland led 2-0 yesterday after Mark Gleghorne (Brown's Inst club mate) scored his first senior international goal in the sixth minute before Stephen Butler added a second four minutes later.

But not surprisingly Ireland looked a little leg-weary and they conceded four goals before the break and two after it as India clinched the series 2-1."

Read more at Hockey: Indians take ruthless revenge on Irish

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August 03, 2004

British Hockey Coach Sets Gold Medal Target

"Great Britain's hockey head coach Jason Lee believes his men can come away from Athens with the Olympic title.

The squad fly out to their pre-Games training camp in Barcelona on Tuesday following a recent run of matches against many of their Athens rivals.

"We have put an awful lot of work into this. We have gone about it trying to win a gold medal," said Lee.

"I think we are more likely to win it than come last. We can win it, no problem. Will we? I don't know."

Lee, who has been in post just over nine months, is looking for his squad to take inspiration from the performances of Euro 2004 champions Greece and Porto, who won the Champions League."

Continue reading GB coach sets Athens target.

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July 30, 2004

Irish help India prepare for Olympic Hockey

"Ask anyone which is the greatest international football nation down through the years and the chances are they'll say Brazil.

The answer in cricket would probably be West Indies or perhaps Australia; and the All Blacks from New Zealand might get the vote in rugby, again closely followed by Australia.

In hockey terms, it's maybe not so clear cut, but up until the last few decades most fans would almost certainly have chosen India.

Eight Olympic gold medals - six of them consecutively - marked them down as a truly great nation and although other countries like Australia, Holland and Germany have been more consistent in recent years, there's still an aura surrounding India.

So you can imagine the excitement mounting as 20 lucky Irish lads head off to Germany this weekend to help India prepare for the Athens Olympics at a special training camp in Bayer Leverkausen."

Hockey: Irish can takeaway indian bonus

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July 29, 2004

Britain bounce back in Hockey

Great Britain men's hockey team came from behind to beat Spain 2-1 and level their two-match series in Barcelona.
Beaten 5-1 in the first game, the Brits went 1-0 down on 13 minutes when Juan Escarre scored from an acute angle.

Spain continued to dominate but the visitors drew level when Rob Moore found the net on 27 minutes.

Ben Hawes then scored the winner from a penalty corner on 46 minutes to give Britain a timely boost ahead of next month's Athens Olympics.

"It's nice to finish our trip to Spain with a win, but in the context of the Olympics this result matters not a jot," said GB team manager David Whittle.

Source: Britain bounce back

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July 28, 2004

Australian Hockey Teams Head to Warm Up Tournaments

"The Hockeyroos leave for Spain to round off their Olympic preparations with a four-nations tournament ahead of their gold medal defence at the Athens Games.

The women's hockey side head to Alcala la Real, where they will meet the host nation as well as world no. 1 Argentina, and the Netherlands.

But with their opponents all chasing gold in Athens, Hockeyroos coach Dave Bell is expecting their rivals to reveal precious little in the buildup tournament.

"It's good that we get to play the top teams," Bell said.

"I think there will be a fair bit of cat and mouse there.

"There will be very few corners shown and very few structural changes made to the teams."

Bell said the main reason for the pre-Athens tournament was to acclimatise to Mediterranean conditions." Read more of this article at Source - Hockeyroos expecting a veiled tournament.

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July 27, 2004

New Zealand defeated by Holland 7 - 0: Women's Hockey

"The New Zealand women's hockey team were hammered 7-0 by the Netherlands in an Olympics warm-up match this morning with coach Ian Rutledge describing his team's performance as "very embarrassing".

Following on the Black Sticks' 2-5 loss to Germany in Mannheim on Saturday, Rutledge told NZPA this morning it was very disappointing that the team had failed to lift from that match.

"It was very embarrassing, very disappointing," Rutledge said.

The Dutch, ranked No 3 in the world, scored the opening goal in the first minute and proceeded to mercilessly expose New Zealand's lack of intensity to take a 4-0 lead at halftime, adding two more in the second half."

Read more at Hockey: Black Sticks hammered 7-0

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July 26, 2004

Britain Defeat Spain - Men's Hockey

Britain's Men's Hockey Team have had a positive result in a lead up match to Athens against Spain.

'Great Britain men's hockey team came from behind to beat Spain 2-1 and level their two-match series in Barcelona.

Beaten 5-1 in the first game, the Brits went 1-0 down on 13 minutes when Juan Escarre scored from an acute angle.' Read more at Source - Britain bounce back

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July 25, 2004

Australian Women's Hockey team turn up the Heat

The Australian Women's Hockey team is turning up the heat in their training regime in preparation for the sweltering temperatures in Athens.

"The Hockeyroos have been using the heat chamber at the WAIS for the past three weeks as part of an intense build-up to next month's Olympics.

A series of recent matches in the relative heat of Townsville and Darwin began the process, which will be completed with another tournament in Spain.

Temperatures in Athens have been forecast to reach as high as 40C and while the Hockeyroos have been scheduled morning and evening matches, the heat issue has been dealt with intensely." Source - FOX SPORTS | Hockey women turn up heat

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July 23, 2004

Spain Defeats Britain 5 - 1 - Hockey

'Great Britain's Olympic build-up suffered another setback, when they slumped in Barcelona on Thursday.

A hat-trick from Santi Freixa punished the visitors,who missed a number of early chances.'

Great Britain 1-5 Spain

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July 21, 2004

Pakistan's Mohammad Saqlain Out of Olympic Hockey

'Centre-half Mohammad Saqlain has been left out of Pakistan's Olympic hockey squad after striking a fellow player during a training session.

He was not picked for disciplinary reasons, the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) said.

He was banned by the PHF last month and excluded from a European training camp.' Source - Saqlain dropped over row

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July 20, 2004

Indian Hockey Team Coach Sacked

India has sacked its National Hockey Team Coach, Rajinder Singh with 24 days to go before the Olympics.

'He was immediately replaced by his deputy, German Gerhard Rach.

The Indian team have fared poorly in 2004, failing to win any tournament since their Afro-Asian Games triumph over Pakistan on home soil last year.

Indian Hockey Federation president KPS Gill told the BBC: "This decision has been communicated to the players who have no problems regarding it."' Source - BBC: India hockey coach sacked

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July 18, 2004

Ireland v India - Men's Hockey Warm Ups

Ireland and India will play in Men's Hockey to help both teams prepare for their competition in Athens.

'THE Irish senior international team are to meet one of the greatest hockey nations in the world next month.

The men, currently in Belgium at a training camp, have accepted an invitation to play India as part of the Asian side's build-up for the Olympic Games in Athens.' Source - Hockey: Athens-bound India to take on Ireland

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July 17, 2004

Australian Men's Hockey Team Defeat Kiwis...Again

The Australian Men's Hockey team, the Kookaburras, have defeated the New Zealand team in an Olympic lead up series in Cairns with its latest win a 3-1 margin.

'The victory saw the Kookaburras clinch the series 2-0 and brought their unbeaten run against the Kiwis to 13 matches.

Bevan George, Jamie Dwyer and Nathan Eglington each scored for Australia, while Bevan Hari grabbed a consolation goal for the visitors.

It was Australia's final competitive match before the Olympic Games in Athens.

And despite the victory, Kookaburras coach Barry Dancer said he was looking for more consistency with the Athens Games less than one month away.'

Read More at ABC - Kookaburras complete series win over Kiwis

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July 16, 2004

Indian Olympic Hockey Team

The selection process for the Indian Olympic Hockey Squad is serious stuff.

'To select a team of 16 for the mega-event, IHF has set up a squad of almost 11 selectors, add to that M P Ganesh�s who is waiting for a clearance by the government. All these would travel to Duesseldorf, Germany, to pick the finest combination possible for Greece.

The selection process will take place during the four-nation tournament involving India, Germany, Great Britain and France.'

Source - ��IHF sets up team to pick Olympic squad

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July 10, 2004

Australian Men's Hockey Team Beats Korea

'The Australian men's hockey team has taken its series against Korea with a 3-1 win in the fourth and final Test in Darwin.

The Kookaburras bounced back from a 4-0 drubbing two days ago with a solid display, winning the series 3-1.' Read More at - Kookaburras takes series in Darwin

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July 07, 2004

Australian Men's Hockey Team Ready for Athens Olympics

'The Australian men's hockey coach, Barry Dancer, says his players are well prepared for the sweltering conditions in Athens and are the fittest they have ever been.

Dancer says he is using the four-Test series against South Korea in Darwin to fine-tune the Kookaburras' passing game.

Australia holds a 2-0 series lead over Korea after scoring a 4-1 win over the visitors in the second Test in Darwin on Tuesday afternoon.

The Kookaburras won the opening Test 2-1.' Read More at Kookaburras turn the heat up on Olympic preparations

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July 06, 2004

Great Britain Announces Men's Olympic Hockey team

Britain has announced its hockey squad for the Athens Olympics.

Dave Mathews and forward Martin Jones have been dropped from the squad to make room for a number of new young players.

'"Our squad has got a balance of youth and experience and we are now looking to put the final touches to the team in the next few weeks," said Lee.'

The squad as named is: S Mason (gk), T Bertram, M Pearn (Reading); J Lewis (gk, Gross Flottbeker); G Dunlop, G Moodie (Western Wildcats); G Fordham (Guildford), B Garrard (capt), B Hawes, J Wallis (Surbiton); D Hall (Guildford); M Johnson, B Middleton, C Parnham (Cannock); R Moore (Teddington); N Stott (Dundee Wanderers). Source - GB name hockey squad

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May 08, 2004

Athens Olympics Hockey Events and Results

Athens Olympics Hockey

hockey.gifHockey at the Athens Olympic will take place between 14th - 17th August at the Olympic Hockey Centre at the Helliniko Olympic Complex.

Keep up to date with the latest Olympic Hockey News in our Hockey News Archives.

12 Men's teams and 10 Women's teams will compete at the Athens Olympics for Gold. In Men's competition India, Pakistan, The Netherlands, Korea and Australia are tipped to compete for Medals whilst in the Women's draw Australia will defend it's Gold Medal from Sydney against improving teams from Spain, Germany and Japan.

All the Results and Medals will be reported at:
Men's Hockey
Women's Hockey

In the mean time keep up to date with the latest Olympic Hockey News in our Hockey News Archives.

Related Olympic Hockey Links

- BBC - Olympic Hockey
- International Hockey Federation
Beginners Guide to Olympic Hockey
- ESPN - Olympic Hockey
- NBC - Olympic Hockey

Athens Olympic Hockey Schedule

Saturday, August 14
12:00 AM

Sunday, August 15
12:00 AM
Men's Preliminaries

Monday, August 16
12:00 AM
Women's Preliminaries

Tuesday, August 17
12:00 AM
Men's Preliminaries

Wednesday, August 18
12:00 AM
Women's Preliminaries

Thursday, August 19
12:00 AM
Men's Preliminaries

Friday, August 20
12:00 AM
Women's Preliminaries

Saturday, August 21
12:00 AM
Men's Preliminaries

Sunday, August 22
12:00 AM

Monday, August 23
12:00 AM
Men's Preliminaries

The Netherlands, which won the men's gold medal in Sydney, is one of the top teams in Pool B, along with eight-time gold medalist India and Australia, which won bronze in 2000. Germany is a power in men's Pool A, along with three-time gold medalist Pakistan. On the women's side, Australia won gold at the last two Olympics. The United States did not qualify.

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