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Tokyo Olympics 2020: day three – in pictures

The best images from the third day’s action in Tokyo including mountain biking, basketball, diving and hockey Continue reading…

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Tokyo Olympics 2020: day two – in pictures

The best images from the second day’s action in Tokyo including volleyball, surfing, gymnastics and skateboarding Continue reading…

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Britain go down in women’s hockey opener amid video referral farce

Germany win 2-1 but that only tells part of the storyHollie Pearne-Webb: ‘The points should have been ours’First, the facts. Great Britain, the reigning Olympic women’s hockey champions, began their title defence with a 2-1 defeat to Germany in Pool A….

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Britain go down in women’s hockey opener amid video referral farce

Germany win 2-1 but that only tells part of the storyHollie Pearne-Webb: ‘The points should have been ours’First, the facts. Great Britain, the reigning Olympic women’s hockey champions, began their title defence with a 2-1 defeat to Germany in Pool A….

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Hockeyroos move on from recent turmoil as different kind of heat builds in Tokyo

Australia lacking match practice after disrupted yearHigh temperatures expected for opening round of matchesInspired by their new coach, Australia’s Hockeyroos insist they have overcome internal turmoil ahead of their Tokyo 2020 campaign opener this we…

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Team GB’s women’s hockey team bounce back from lows after Rio gold | Andy Bull

‘Rollercoaster’ ride of personal struggles and enforced retirements paved road to Tokyo for the Olympic championsThey had planned for that final penalty shootout, had prepared for it with scrupulous attention to detail. They had studied and learned the…

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‘They’re not treating us as small men’: Team GB women get the right bras

Female Olympic athletes have been fitted with individually designed sports bras to enhance performanceAs Tokyo hopefuls debate the marginal gains afforded by Vaporfly running shoes, Britain’s sportswomen have been keeping another secret weapon close to…

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‘They’re not treating us as small men’: Team GB women get the right bras

Female Olympic athletes have been fitted with individually designed sports bras to enhance performanceAs Tokyo hopefuls debate the marginal gains afforded by Vaporfly running shoes, Britain’s sportswomen have been keeping another secret weapon close to…

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Hockey Australia report reveals ‘dysfunctional culture’ as coach resigns months out from Olympics

Paul Gaudoin exits as cultural review releasedOrganisation pledges to rebuild entire elite programWithout a coach and four months out from the Olympics, Hockey Australia has promised to fix what it calls a “dysfunctional culture” within the women’s nat…

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Hockey Australia report reveals ‘dysfunctional culture’ as coach resigns months out from Olympics

Paul Gaudoin exits as cultural review releasedOrganisation pledges to rebuild entire elite programWithout a coach and four months out from the Olympics, Hockey Australia has promised to fix what it calls a “dysfunctional culture” within the women’s nat…

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Hockeyroos consider strike action after key players dropped

Georgina Morgan and Rachael Lynch excluded from squadEmergency meeting of 15 players held at training camp in PerthAustralian hockey is facing a crisis after the exclusion of two of the Hockeyroos’ most experienced players, just seven months out from a…

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English hockey has an ‘endemic race issue’ from top to bottom, clubs claim

Charge made in letter sent to England Hockey chief executiveBAME players ‘scared’ to report racism, fearing repercussionsEnglish hockey has an “endemic race issue” from the national team down to the club game and junior levels, and is not doing enough …

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GB hockey captain Hollie Pearne-Webb: ‘These things gel you, going through tougher times’

Great Britain’s hockey captain, who played a key part in the Rio gold, believes the postponement of the Olympics will give extra time to develop her young squadWhen Hollie Pearne-Webb was growing up, she had an indoor pastime that drove her mum potty. …

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Great Britain hockey captain Alex Danson retires after head injury

Olympic champion sustained injury in 2018‘I have zero regrets about the way I’ve lived my career’The British Olympic gold medallist Alex Danson has retired from hockey.Danson, 34, triumphed with Great Britain’s women’s hockey team at Rio 2016. Two year…

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Great Britain hockey captain Alex Danson retires after head injury

Olympic champion sustained injury in 2018‘I have zero regrets about the way I’ve lived my career’The British Olympic gold medallist Alex Danson has retired from hockey.Danson, 34, triumphed with Great Britain’s women’s hockey team at Rio 2016. Two year…

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GB hockey player Sam Ward loses sight in one eye after being hit in the face

England forward pledges to reach Tokyo 2020 despite injuries‘I may get some sight back but this won’t be a quick process’British hockey player Sam Ward has pledged to do all he can to make the Olympics despite losing the sight in his left eye in recent…

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GB hockey player Sam Ward loses sight in one eye after being hit in the face

England forward pledges to reach Tokyo 2020 despite injuries‘I may get some sight back but this won’t be a quick process’British hockey player Sam Ward has pledged to do all he can to make the Olympics despite losing the sight in his left eye in recent…

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GB hockey player Sam Ward loses sight in one eye after being hit in the face

England forward pledges to reach Tokyo 2020 despite injuries‘I may get some sight back but this won’t be a quick process’British hockey player Sam Ward has pledged to do all he can to make the Olympics despite losing the sight in his left eye in recent…

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GB hockey player Sam Ward loses sight in one eye after being hit in the face

England forward pledges to reach Tokyo 2020 despite injuries‘I may get some sight back but this won’t be a quick process’British hockey player Sam Ward has pledged to do all he can to make the Olympics despite losing the sight in his left eye in recent…

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Hockey pundit Don Cherry fired by Sportsnet over xenophobic poppy rant

Famed hockey pundit fired by Sportsnet over racist commentsCherry attempted to shame immigrants for not buying poppiesLongtime Canadian hockey pundit Don Cherry has been fired by Sportsnet for on-air remarks about what he believes are new immigrants no…