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News for 28 July 2022

All the news for Thursday 28 July 2022

Commonwealth Games 2022 (W)
Birmingham, England

All times GMT +1

29 Jul 2022 09:00     NZL v KEN (Pool B)    
29 Jul 2022 11:00     RSA v SCO (Pool B)    
29 Jul 2022 14:00     IND v GHA (Pool A)    
29 Jul 2022 16:00     CAN v WAL (Pool A)    

Pool standings

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Ockenden to carry flag at Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony

The decorated career of Kookaburras co-captain Eddie Ockenden has another chapter after he was announced as one of Australia’s two flagbearers for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony.

Hockey team captain Manpreet named flag-bearer along with Sindhu

Birmingham: The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has selected Manpreet Singh, the captain of the men's hockey team, as co-flagbearer of Team India for the opening ceremony of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games alongside badminton star P.V. Sindhu.

Not thinking of Australia yet, focusing on group matches: Hockey captain Manpreet

Indian team captain Manpreet Singh. File | Photo Credit: Biswaranjan Rout

Six-time Commonwealth Games hockey champions Australia are the hot favourites in Birmingham and the Indians will have to beat them at some stage if they are to clinch gold

I’m very aware England haven’t got gold yet, says Maddie Hinch

Sabbie Heesh and Maddie Hinch during the World Cup PIC WORLDSPORTPICS /FRANK UIJLENBROEK

England’s number one Maddie Hinch is getting her kicks from leading hockey’s new crop of youngsters into the 2022 Commonwealth Games, writes Tom Harle.

Dundee hockey great Vikki Bunce looks forward to a 4th Commonwealth Games, with Golden boys and Charlotte Watson set to star for Scotland

By Eric Nicolson

Eight of the local hockey players who will be at the Commonwealth Games. Left to right - Sarah Jamieson, Katie Robertson, Becky Ward, Jess Ross, Nicki Cochrane, Louise Campbell, Eve Pearson and Charlotte Watson.

If following the fortunes of local athletes is your Commonwealth Games thing then start brushing up on short corners, undercutting and scoops.

Because when it comes to producing competitors from this part of the world for the once every four years event, no sport comes close to hockey.

Head-To-Head: How Have Wales Women Performed Against Their 2022 Commonwealth Games Opponents?

By Phil Bailey

As Wales women prepare for their first match of the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games, Hockey Wales looks back at the head-to-head stats for their Pool A opponents.

All eyes on national hockey team ahead of New Zealand duel

By Washington Onyango

Kenya women's hockey defender Beatrice Mbugua in action during a training session at the Sikh Union Club in Nairobi on July 19, 2022 ahead of the 2022 Commonwealth Games between Thursday, 28 Jul 2022 – Mon, 8 Aug 2022 in Birmingham, United Kingdom. (Kelly Ayodi, Standard)

The national women’s hockey team continued with their preparation ahead of their Commonwealth Games opening match against New Zealand tomorrow from 11am (East African Time) in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Two Pakistan Hockey players test COVID-19 positive ahead of CWG 2022

By Shoaib.Jatt

BIRMINGHAM: Two national Hockey players tested positive for COVID-19 amid the on-arrival testing of the Pakistan contingent that reached here to participate in the upcoming Commonwealth Games 2022.

EuroHockey Junior Championship 2022 - 28 July
Ghent, Belgium

All times GMT +2


27 Jul 2022 11:00     FRA v GER (Pool B)     0 - 2
27 Jul 2022 11:00     NED v AUT (Pool B)     7 - 0
27 Jul 2022 15:30     BEL v SCO (Pool A)     6 - 0
27 Jul 2022 15:30     ESP v ENG (Pool A)     4 - 2

Pool standings


27 Jul 2022 13:15     IRL v GER (Pool B)       0 - 7
27 Jul 2022 13:15     ENG v SCO (Pool B)     6 - 0
27 Jul 2022 17:45     BEL v ESP (Pool A)      1 - 0
27 Jul 2022 17:45     NED v WAL (Pool A)     11 - 0   

Pool standings

28 July is a rest day

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EuroHockey Junior Championship II 2022 Men - 28 July
Plzeň Litice, Czech Republic

All times GMT +2

27 Jul 2022 13:30     TUR v WAL (Pool A)       2 - 1
27 Jul 2022 15:45     POL v IRL (Pool A)         0 - 8
27 Jul 2022 18:00     ITA v CZE (Pool A)         2 - 2

Pool standings

28 July is a rest day

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EuroHockey Junior Championship II 2022 Women - 28 July
Vienna, Austria

All times GMT +2

27 Jul 2022 13:30     POL v UKR (Pool A)     2 - 1
27 Jul 2022 15:45     FRA v ITA (Pool A)       3 - 0
27 Jul 2022 18:00     AUT v CZE (Pool A)     2 - 2

Pool standings

28 July is a rest day

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Eight Tar Heels Named To Field Hockey National Team

Paityn Wirth, pictured competing for the U.S. earlier this year, is one of eight Tar Heels on the 2022-23 National Team.

Eight Tar Heels, including five who are part of the 2022 UNC roster, have been named to the 2022-23 U.S. Women's National Field Hockey Team, announced on Tuesday.

Syafiq first player to be expelled

By Aftar Singh

KUALA LUMPUR: Kuala Lumpur City Hall's (DBKL) Syafiq Abdullah became the first player to be sent off in the Junior Hockey League (JHL).

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