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Rio 2016 Women’s Hockey round-up : Maddie Hinch's heroics give Great Britain the gold medal

Great Britain women's hockey team have won the Olympic gold medal for the first time in their history thanks to a stunning shoot-out triumph over the Netherlands on Friday. In the bronze medal match, Germany defeated New Zealand to finish third on a dramatic final day at the Deodoro Hockey Centre.
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Rio 2016 men’s hockey round-up : Argentina claim historic first Olympic title

Argentina have won the men’s hockey gold medal at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games thanks to a sensational 4-2 victory over Belgium in front of a sell-out crowd. It was also a good day for 2012 London gold medalists Germany, who took the bronze medal with a shoot-out victory over the Netherlands.
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reporthockey5 years ago

Rio 2016 Women’s Hockey round-up : Netherlands and Great Britain reach final

Defending champions Netherlands will play Great Britain in the women’s hockey final at the Rio Games after both sides emerged victorious in their respective semi-finals on Wednesday. The Dutch team's dream of winning a gold medal remains very much alive after defeating Germany in a shoot-out.
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Rio Hockey Roundup | Argentina and Belgium to fight for gold as Germany’s reign end on day 11

Gonzalo Peillat scored a hat-trick as Argentina thrashed reigning champions Germany 5-2 to reach their first-ever Olympic final. Los Leones will now meet fellow final debutants Belgium, who defeated the Netherlands 3-1 in second semi-final. The Men’s medal matches will be played on August 18.
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reporthockey5 years ago

Rio 2016 Hockey roundup | Netherlands humiliate Australia; Epic fightback by Germany on day 9

Australia have struggled at the Rio Olympics, and their struggle came to a grinding halt when Netherlands thrashed them 4-0 in the quarterfinal. Meanwhile, defending champions Germany scored 3 goals in the last five minute to beat New Zealand 3-2 in a thrilling quarterfinal match in Rio.
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Rio 2016 | Indian hockey team crashes out in quarterfinal

Indian men’s hockey team’s hopes of securing a medal in hockey for the first time since 1980, ended on Sunday after Belgium defeated them 3-1 in the quarterfinals. Akashdeep Singh put India in front in the first quarter, but three second-half goals ended India’s run at the Rio Games.
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reporthockey5 years ago

Rio 2016 | Women’s Hockey: Netherlands and Argentina set-up quarter-final showdown

Following the completion of the pool phase, the quarter-final line-up for the women’s hockey competition at the Rio Games is now known.As in the men’s competition, the two highest ranked teams in the women’s game will meet in the quarter-final stage as the Pool A winners Netherlands face Argentina.
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Rio 2016 | Indian women's hockey team end historic campaign on a disappointing note

There were no unwarranted expectations attached to the team which traveled to Rio. There was just elation about making it there after 36 years. Yet, when they walked onto the pitch to face Argentina, they still had hopes of making it through, and that came to a grinding halt with a 0-5 defeat.
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reporthockey5 years ago

Rio 2016 | Men’s Hockey: Netherlands and Australia to meet in quarters; India to face Belgium

After seven days of thrilling, high-quality hockey action at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the line-up for the quarter-finals of the men’s hockey competition is now known. Belgium finished as winners of Pool A and will now face India, who finished fourth in Pool B, in the knock-out phase.
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Rio 2016 | India held to draw by spirited Canada in last group match

Indian men’s hockey team were held to a 2-2 draw by a spirited Canada side on Friday in their last group match. Akashdeep Singh and Ramandeep Singh scored the goals for India, while Scot Tupper pulled two back for Canada leaving India’s final position in Argentina’s hands as they play later today.
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