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Category Archives: London 2012 Men
London 2012: Video Nasty?
The dust has settled on a hugely entertaining and keenly contested Olympic Hockey Tournament. There were some wonderful technical skills on display and some exciting, close-fought matches. This bodes well for the game and its global image. Everything seems to … Continue reading
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London 2012, Men’s Competition: A look back, Part 2.
The Top of the D has already given the end of tournament report for the top six ranked men’s teams at London 2012, here. Now it is the turn of those ranked 7-12. Pakistan Pre Tournament ranking: 8th. Final Position: … Continue reading
London 2012, Men’s Competition: A Look Back.
With the dust now settled on an exhilarating Olympics, The Top of the D takes a look at the top six men’s teams from London 2012, and gives them their end of tournament reports: Germany. Pre-tournament ranking: 2nd. Final Position: … Continue reading
London 2012, Men’s Gold Medal Match: Germany 2-1 The Netherlands.
Jan Phillip Rabente’s two goals ensured Germany retained the title they won in Beijing four years ago with an impressive win over The Netherlands in an exciting finale to an excellent competition.
London 2012, Men’s Bronze Medal Match: Australia 3-1 Great Britain.
Goals from Simon Orchard, Jamie Dwyer and Kieran Govers sealed the bronze medal for the Kookaburras and broke the hosts’ hearts here at the Riverbank Arena.