Argentina, Germany, Japan, New Zealand, Great Britain, USA
Venue: Olympic Green Hockey
Argentina have won the bronze medal in the women’s hockey, beating Germany 3-1.
Claudia Burkart (11th minute), Carla Rebecchi (23rd) and Noel Barrionuevo (62nd) scored the goals for Argentina. Anke Kuehn scored Germany’s only goal.
The United States tied with Argentina in women’s field hockey in the opening game.
“To play the world No. 2 in the first game of the Olympics and come away with a 2-all tie, we are to a degree satisfied,” U.S. coach Lee Bodimeade said.
The game was played in the afternoon rain in Beijing.
“I am not [...]
New Zealand has named its men’s and women’s hockey teams for the Beijing Olympics.
Ryan Archibald will captain the men’s side and the women’s team by Lizzy Igasan.
New Zealand men: David Kosoof (North Harbour), Blair Hopping (North Harbour), Ben Collier (North Harbour), Steve Edwards (North Harbour), Ryan Archibald (Auckland), Simon Child (Auckland), Dean Couzins (Auckland), Paul [...]
Spain’s women’s hockey team is in trouble after two of its players tested positive for banned substances.
“The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has notified us about [the positive tests],” Spanish Hockey Federation president Marti Colomer told sports daily AS on Wednesday.
“We believe the positives were for a powerful stimulant, an amphetamine or something like [...]