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1 hr ago | Kent Online

Canterbury Hockey Club's Susannah Townsend targeting gold medal at Commonwealth Games in Glasgow

Hockey star Susannah Townsend begins her Commonwealth Games campaign in Glasgow on Thursday with her only focus on winning a gold medal.

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1 hr ago | Illawarra Mercury

Commonwealth Games 2014: Illawarra elite are bound for glory

Bring your #welovethegong shirt, hockey talent Tristan White reminded runner Ryan Gregson.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Jamie Dwyer, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Ryan Gregson, Olympic Athletics, Genevieve Lacaze

Wed Jul 23, 2014

ABC News

Kookaburras not settling for less than Commonwealth Games gold

Anything less than gold in Glasgow would be a failure for arguably one of Australia's most successful sporting teams - that's the assessment of the Kookaburras captain Mark Knowles, going into the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Mark Knowles, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Jamie Dwyer

Fleet News and Mail

All eyes on homegrown talent for Commonwealth Games

High jumper Isobel Pooley from Fleet, hockey player Alex Danson, who grew up in Odiham, and Yateley swimmer Andrew Willis will be among those representing England at the games in Glasgow.

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Related Topix: Sports, Alex Danson, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Swimming, Olympic Cycling, Dani King

Get Reading

Andy Watts looks to fill the gaps in Reading line-up

England ace Nick Catlin, Ireland forward Chris Cargo and young German defender Julius Breucker have all left Sonning Lane, while goalkeeper James Bailey is among the players who have yet to commit themselves for next season England ace Nick Catlin, Ireland forward Chris Cargo and young German defender Julius Breucker have all left Sonning Lane, ... (more)

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

DNA India

Indian women hockey team consistently outperforming their male counterparts

A woman and her son walk past pictures of athletes Usain Bolt, Chris Hoy and Mo Farah in the Parkhead area in Glasgow on Tuesday Though it is the women's hockey team that has a better record with three medals in four appearances while the men have just one in three, the focus in hockey has been on the men's team.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Sardar Singh, Jamie Dwyer, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports

Yahoo!

Taylor relishes second chance

The WA hockey ace has had her morale tested a number of times in her quest to succeed as an international sportsperson.

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Related Topix: Sports, Casey Eastham, Summer Olympic, Ashleigh Nelson, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Madonna Blyth, Teneal Attard

The Age

Peris not fazed by Nova links

Despite being related to one of Australia's finest ever athletes, Hockeyroos forward Brooke Peris insists she's very much her own woman.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Kiama Independent

High hopes for Games

SHELLHARBOUR sports fans will have plenty to cheer about when the Commonwealth Games start this week in Glasgow, with four local athletes all shooting for gold.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Kieran Govers, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Casey Eastham

Star

Hunter medal contenders head to Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games

SIX past and present Greater Building Society Olympic Sports Scholarship holders in the Hunter will join the 417-strong Australian contingent at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Swimming, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Simon Orchard

Yahoo!

England out to topple new-look Kookaburras

England forward Simon Mantell believes the all-conquering Kookaburras may have lost some of their aura following the retirement of coach Ric Charlesworth and the shock axing of Jamie Dwyer.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Simon Mantell, Sports, Jamie Dwyer, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Liam De Young

The New Zealand Herald

Comm Games: Veteran pair with eyes on prize

A fourth Commonwealth Games is a time for reflection and a renewal of responsibilities for Dean Couzins and Phil Burrows.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Rediff.com

Glasgow CWG: Dwyer expects Indian hockey team to make semis

Dwyer would loved to see an India-Australia duel in the final of the upcoming Commonwealth Games to be held in Glasgow from July 24 to August 3, but he said for that to happen the Sardar Singh-led side will have to "play to their potential".

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Jamie Dwyer, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Sardar Singh, Manpreet Singh, Ice Hockey, Winter Sports

Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Times Leader

Wyoming Area's national product

Bednarski started receiving congratulatory calls and messages July 11, sending her to the USA Field Hockey website where she confirmed that, after working through several steps along the way, the Wyoming Area forward landed a spot on the Under-17 Junior National Squad.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

ABC News

Hockeyroos hot favourites for Glasgow gold

But Hockeyroos captain Madonna Blyth is confident the distractions of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow later this month will not affect her team-mates.

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The Mercury

Tassie's golden world-beater

WHEN Australia announced a Commonwealth Games men's hockey squad missing the names Charlesworth and Dwyer, it was a bit like the Beatles touring without Lennon and McCartney.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Liam De Young, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Jamie Dwyer, Eddie Ockenden, Rob Hammond

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Scotsman.com

Hockey: Bronze for Scotland women as men lose out

THERE were mixed fortunes for Scotland in the final day of the Investec Cup in London yesterday, the women came away with the bronze medal after a 3-2 win over Wales, while the men collected the wooden spoon after losing 3-0 to South Africa.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

News24

Sport24.co.za | SA women demolish Wales

The South African women's hockey team beat Wales 8-2 on the final day of round-robin play in the Investec Cup at London's national hockey stadium on Saturday.

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Iol.co.za

SA hockey men shade Scotland in thriller

The South Africa men's hockey team won an absolute thriller 3-2 against a feisty Scotland in the teams' Investec Cup men's event's final round-robin match at London's national hockey stadium on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Rhett Halkett, Wade Paton, Summer Olympic, Austin Smith, Olympics, Taine Paton, Summer Olympics, Lance Louw

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Nerve News

Indian hockey team aims for Commonwealth Games gold

After a disappointing ninth finish in the Hockey World Cup, the men's team is now eyeing the gold medal in the 2014 Commonwealth Games that would be held in Glasgow July 23 - Aug 4. India captain Sardar Singh and chief coach Terry Walsh are excited and looking forward to the challenge.

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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