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News for 29 July 2022

All the news for Friday29 July 2022

Commonwealth Games 2022 - 29 July
Birmingham, England

All times GMT +1


29 Jul 2022 19:00     ENG v GHA (Pool B)    
29 Jul 2022 21:00     NZL v SCO (Pool A)    

30 Jul 2022 09:00     RSA v PAK (Pool A)        
30 Jul 2022 11:00     CAN v WAL (Pool B)    

Pool standings


29 Jul 2022 09:00     NZL v KEN (Pool B)     16 - 0
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)    

30 Jul 2022 14:00     AUS v KEN (Pool B)    
30 Jul 2022 16:00     ENG v GHA (Pool A)    
30 Jul 2022 19:00     IND v WAL (Pool A)        
30 Jul 2022 21:00     NZL v SCO (Pool B)    

Pool standings

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Australia and New Zealand out to defend titles

Australia were beaten to gold by Belgium at Tokyo 2020 PIC: REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Birmingham — Will there be any stopping Australia men’s 24-year hockey stranglehold at the Commonwealth Games?

Canadian teams ready for Birmingham

Preview by Commonwealth Games Canada

The Canadian Men’s and Women’s (field) hockey teams will compete in the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, having participated in all editions of the Games since hockey was introduced to the Commonwealth Games program back in 1998 in Kuala Lumpur.

Kenya no pushovers in Birmingham, Mwangi warns rivals

By  Ayumba Ayodi

The national women’s head coach Jackie Mwangi is aware of what awaits her charges at the Commonwealth Games but says that she will not be bullied by the big wigs at the event.

Mwangi ready to lead Kenya past New Zealand in Commonwealth Games opener

By Washington Onyango

Kenya women's hockey head coach Jacqueline Mwangi 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)

Kenya women’s hockey team will kick off their Commonwealth Games kick off match against New Zealand on Friday from 11am East African Time in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

Indian women's Hockey team seek Tokyo inspiration to end medal drought

The Indian women's hockey team will be hoping to forget the World Cup's shortcomings and focus at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022.

Indian Women's Hockey Team (Hockey India/Twitter)

A podium finish on its mind, the Indian women's hockey team would look to bury the ghosts of a disastrous World Cup campaign by steam-rolling minnows Ghana in the Commonwealth Games opener on Thursday. The Indian women are clubbed in Pool A alongside hosts England, Canada, Wales and Ghana, while Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, Scotland and Kenya complete Pool B.

Squad Update: Two Athletes Withdraw From Commonwealth Games

Left to right: Phoebe Richards and Joe Naughalty

Welsh hockey players Joe Naughalty and Phoebe Richards have had to withdraw from the Commonwealth Games due to injuries picked up in holding camp.

Waheed, Abdullah return negative Covid tests, set to feature in CWG opener

BIRMINGHAM: Britain’s Prince Charles meets with athletes and members from Pakistan during a visit to the Athletes Village at the University of Birmingham on Thursday.—AFP

BIRMINGHAM: Pakistan’s hockey team was on Thursday boosted by the return of key players Rana Abdul Waheed and goalkeeper Mohammad Abdullah after they tested negative for Covid-19 with manager Sameer Hussain confirming that they were in line to feature against South Africa in their Commonwealth Games opener on Saturday.

María José Granatto wins Poligras Magic Skill Award!

Lausanne, Switzerland: Fans around the world have elected the exceptionally skillful María José Granatto (ARG) as winner of the Poligras Magic Skill Award for the incredible pass through her legs that she did during the Argentina-Canada match of the outstanding FIH Hockey Women’s World Cup Spain and Netherlands 2022!

EuroHockey Junior Championship 2022 - 29 July
Ghent, Belgium

All times GMT +2


29 Jul 2022 14:30     ENG v FRA (Pool C)    
29 Jul 2022 14:30     ESP v NED (SF1)    
29 Jul 2022 16:45     SCO v AUT (Pool C)    
29 Jul 2022 16:45     GER v BEL (SF2)    

Pool standings


29 Jul 2022 10:00     WAL v SCO (Pool C)    
29 Jul 2022 10:00     GER v NED (SF2)    
29 Jul 2022 12:15     BEL v ENG (SF1)    
29 Jul 2022 12:15     ESP v IRL (Pool C)    

Pool standings

FIH Match Centre

Scintillating end to memorable Australian U21 Championships

Four captivating medal matches have provided an electrifying finale to this year's Hockey Australia U21 Championships in Perth.

Australian Indoor World Cup squads narrowed down

The extended Australian Indoor hockey Men’s and Women’s World Cup squads have been selected following the recent Indoor Selection Camps in Melbourne and Wollongong.

Blue Devils Well Represented on USA Field Hockey Rosters

DURHAM – A host of Blue Devils are preparing to don the Red, White and Blue as USA Field Hockey recently announced the 2023 U-21 and Development Squad Selection Camp invitees as well as the 2022-23 U.S. Women's National Team Roster.

Madibaz hockey goalie selected for national team

Kamva Dyakala © Full Stop Communications

Madibaz hockey star Kamva Dyakala will strive to take his game to the next level after being selected for the South African U21 team to play in next month’s men’s interprovincial.

Jayson strikes down Anderson Thunderbolts

By Jugjet Singh

KUALA LUMPUR: Jayson Jainol's single strike was enough for Sabah HA to upstage favourites Anderson Thunderbolts in Division One of the Malaysian Junior Hockey League (JHL) at the National Stadium today.

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