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News for 06 August 2022

All the news for Saturday 6 August 2022

Commonwealth Games 2022 - 6 August
Birmingham, England

All times GMT +1


5 Aug 2022 09:00 GHA v KEN  (9-10)    2 - 2 (2 - 3 SO)
5 Aug 2022 11:15  WAL  v RSA (7-8)      0 - 1
5 Aug 2022 18:00   ENG v NZL Semi-Final 1    0 - 0 (2 - 0 SO)
5 Aug 2022 20:15   AUS v IND Semi-Fina 2       1 - 1 ( 3 - 0 SO)


6 Aug 2022 09:00 SCO v GHA (9-10)    7 - 2
6 Aug 2022 11:15 PAK v CAN (7-8)
6 Aug 2022 18:00 IND v RSA (Semi-Final 1)
6 Aug 2022 20:15 AUS v ENG (Semi-Final 2)

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England and Australia both win in shoot-outs to reach the women’s final

Kenya’s women register first ever Commonwealth Games win

The morning session began with a little bit of history as Kenya’s women secured their first ever Commonwealth games victory. This was followed by South Africa pipping Wales to 7th place in a tight encounter. The evening session started with England booking their spot in Sunday’s gold medal match with a shoot-out win over New Zealand. The second semi-final also went all the way, as Australia came out on top.

Kenya edge Ghana to finish ninth at Commonwealth Games

By Washington Onyango

Team Kenya women hockey player Eleanor Chebet in action against New Zealand during the on day one of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games at the University Of Birmingham grounds on July 29, 2022. (Kelly Ayodi, Standard)

Kenya national women’s hockey team has finished ninth at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, United Kingdom.

South Africa seal 7th place with Welsh Win

South Africa scored the only goal of the game as they confirmed a 7th place finish at the Commonwealth Games. Lilian du Plessis finishing off a wonderful team move was the difference between the teams.

Narrow Loss For Wales Against South Africa As They Finish 8th In Commonwealth Games

IMAGE: David P McCarthy Photography

A tough result for Wales as they lose 0-1 to South Africa in their Commonwealth Games 7th/8th classification match.

Hinch again the heroine as England guarantee Birmingham medal

England won a dramatic penalty shootout to advance to the final of the Commonwealth Games following a tense stalemate with New Zealand.

Maddie Hinch stars in shootout as England reach women’s hockey final

Maddie Hinch (right) saves the day to put England through to the Commonwealth Games final. Photograph: Tom Jenkins/The Guardian

England beat New Zealand on penalties to stay on course for a first women’s hockey Commonwealth Games gold medal. Isabelle Petter and Hannah Martin scored in the shootout as the goalkeeper Maddie Hinch refused to be beaten with a series of brilliant saves and afterwards professed to “love penalties”.

Maddie Hinch ‘banana suit’ puts England women in the picture for Commonwealth Games hockey gold

BIRMINGHAM - Commonwealth Games 2022 England v New Zealand (Semi-final 1) Picture: Shoot Outs Maddie Hinch (GK) Hope Ralph COPYRIGHT WORLDSPORTPICS FRANK UIJLENBROEK

Birmingham — It was all about instinct for Maddie Hinch. The homework had been done, that much was clear by the way she guarded, stood and moved with each Kiwi shoot-out attempt. Yet, New Zealand have been off the scene and the note-taking was limit. This was her moment to stand tall and thrive.

Penalty shootout heartbreak for Black Sticks women in semifinal loss to England

Ian Anderson

New Zealand players deal with the heartache of a semifinal loss to England at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Aijaz Rahi/AP

“Sport can be an absolute beauty and it can be a beast – and it's a beast of a day for us today.”

Women's Black Sticks knocked out of gold medal chance

Black Sticks keeper Grace O'Hanlon is consoled by Katie Doar following the side's loss. Photo / Getty

The Black Sticks women will not be defending their title after a heartbreaking penalty shootout defeat to hosts England.

England reach hockey final after New Zealand shootout

By Becky Grey

England's women reached the hockey final at the Commonwealth Games with a thrilling semi-final shootout win against defending champions New Zealand.

Australia and England qualify for women's hockey final at Birmingham 2022

By Philip Barker

Australia's hockey players rush to their goalkeeper Aleisha Power after the shoot out victory over India ©Getty Images

Australia beat India in a shoot out to set up a grandstand finale against rivals England in the Birmingham 2022 women’s hockey competition on Sunday (August 7).

Hockeyroos through to gold medal match in shootout thriller

The Hockeyroos will take on England for the women’s hockey gold medal at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games after prevailing in a tension filled penalty shootout against India.

Spunky Indian Eves Push Australia Hard Before Capitulating in Shootout
Play New Zealand for Bronze

The Indian hockey eves can take pride in their Commonwealth Games semifinal defeat to formidable Australia in the shootout at Birmingham. An early Australian goal via Greiner Rebecca off a Mariah Williams baseline pass that saw the goal-scorer outsmart her Udita before breaching the defences of Savita, did push the Indian women to the walls. The Blueskirts steadily picked themselves up in the second quarter and controlled the midfield and did not allow the Hockeyroos to dominate proceedings. Monica Malik, Neha Goyal and Sushila Chanu played their hearts out and did not make it easy for their opposition. Monica kept India in the contest with two brave goalline saves off short corners. Indians were cagey about throwing more players in front for they are aware of the counter-attack threats from Australia. At times, the Indian ball carriers were starved of passing options and outnumbered by Australia.

Shoot-out clock falters as Australia women beat India

Jocelyn Bartram celebrates in the shoot-out for Australia PIC: WORLDSPORTPICS FRANK UIJLENBROEK

Birmingham — It will be England v Australia in the Commonwealth Games women’s final, but controversy reigned in the second shoot-out of the evening as India were seemingly put off their stride after the eight second clock failed to start for the Hockeyroos’ opener.

Australia beat India in controversial penalty shootout to enter women’s hockey final at Commonwealth Games 2022

India lost to Australia 3-0 in a controversial penalty shootout and will take part in the bronze medal women’s hockey match of the Commonwealth Games 2022 on Friday

Indian women’s hockey team at Commonwealth Games 2022. | Photo Credit: Getty Images

Australia beat India 3-0 in a controversial penalty shootout on Friday to enter the final of the women’s hockey of the Commonwealth Games 2022.

Gritty India women's hockey team goes down fighting against Australia in semifinal

Savita Punia-led team will next take on New Zealand in bronze-medal match on August 7

Indian players react after losing in the women's semifinal hockey match against Australia at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, on August 5, 2022. AP/PTI

The Indian women's hockey team's quest for a berth in the Commonwealth Games final ended in heartbreak with powerhouse Australia defeating them 3-0 in the shootout here.

FIH ‘sorry’ for clock howler during Indian women’s semifinal loss, will review incident

Australia’s Rosie Malone, who missed her first attempt during the penalty shootout, was gifted another chance as the 8-second countdown on scoreboard hadn’t started

Australian players celebrate their win in the women's semifinal hockey match against India at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England, on August 5, 2022. AP/PTI

The International Hockey Federation (FIH) on Saturday apologised for the clock controversy that took place during the Indian women’s team’s semifinal loss against Australia at the Commonwealth Games, saying it would “thoroughly review” the incident.

Explained: The shootout controversy in India's defeat to Australia in CWG hockey semi-final

The shootout between India and Australia in the women's hockey semifinal was marred with controversy as the former won 3-0 at the Commonwealth Games.

India lost to Australia in shootout in the women's hockey semi-finals of 2022 Commonwealth Games. Image: Hockey India

The Indian women's hockey team's quest for a berth in the Commonwealth Games final ended in heartbreak with powerhouse Australia defeating them 3-0 in the shootout in Birmingham.

Everyone was deflated: Indian women's hockey coach Schopman on the penalty retake "

After that, we lost a little bit of our momentum. Then it did go in, and everyone is deflated," Schopman said.

Indian women's hockey team coach Janneke Schopman (Source: Hockey India) By

"Frustrated and angry" by the 'clock howler' during the Indian women's hockey team's controversial Commonwealth Games semifinal loss to Australia, coach Janneke Schopman said her side was left deflated and lost momentum after the incident.

"Biased Decision" — Indian fans cry foul after penalty retake for Australia in hockey Commonwealth Games semifinal

While the officials blamed the decision on the clock, things certainly did not go well with Indian fans on social media.

Indian captain Savita Punia (yellow) led the team from the front and was magical throughout the tournament.

The Indian women's hockey team fell to a 0-3 loss against Australia in a penalty shootout at the ongoing 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games on Saturday.

Black Sticks women need scoring touch for bronze after Commonwealth Games shootout loss

Ian Anderson

The Black Sticks will have to pick themselves up from semifinal shootout defeat to England at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Robert Cianflone/Getty Images

By the end of their semifinal, it felt as if the Black Sticks could play until the end of the weekend and not score.

Great chance for India men's hockey team to return to CWG podium

India's Men's Hockey team start favourites in the semifinals against South Africa. 

Indian Men's Hockey Team confirmed a spot in the Semi-Finals of the Commonwealth Games 2022 with a 4-1 win over Wales. (Hockey India)

The Indian men's hockey team would fancy its chances of at least securing a silver medal from the Commonwealth Games as it will start as the overwhelming favourite against a lower-ranked South Africa in the first semifinal here on Saturday.

India need to be wary of South Africa in the semis; Australia as usual look strong

India face Australia in the semi-finals, a team that has won the Commonwealth Games gold medal in men's hockey in all editions since 1998

V Krishnaswamy

India will be hoping for crucial goals from Harmanpreet Singh in hockey knockout matches at 2022 CWG. Image: Hockey India

The Indian men’s hockey team achieved their main goal of the league stage by topping it to avoid the six-time champions Australia in the semi-final. India will meet South Africa, while England go up against Australia,

England v Australia: Commonwealth Games Hockey men’s preview

By Rod Gilmour

Blake Govers celebates another penalty corner strike in Birmingham PIC: Worldsportpics

Birmingham — England feel they have a counter attack “as good as anyone in the world” as Paul Revington’s side attempt to topple Australia’s trophy-hogging grip on Commonwealth men’s gold.

Siegfried Aikman terms 7-0 rout ‘learning opportunity’ after Australia crush Pakistan’s semi-final hopes at CWG

PAKISTAN’S Moin Shakeel (R) vies with Flynn Ogilvie of Australia during their Pool ‘A’ match of the Commonwealth Games at the University of Birmingham Hockey & Squash Centre. —Courtesy CWG 2022

BIRMINGHAM: A day after the crushing 7-0 defeat at the hands of Australia, Pakistan coach Siegfried Aikman said it was a learning opportunity for his side.

2022 Test Matches IRL v CHI v AUT (M) - 6 August
Abbotstown (IRL)

All times GMT +1

2 Aug 2022 19:45     IRL v CHI         3 - 2
3 Aug 2022 19:45     IRL v CHI         3 - 1
5 Aug 2022 19:45     CHI v AUT     2 - 1
6 Aug 2022 15:30     IRL v AUT    
7 Aug 2022 09:30     IRL v AUT    
9 Aug 2022 19:45     IRL v CHI        

FIH Match Centre

2022 Test matches - 6 August

All times GMT +2

Plzen and Prague, Czech Republic

5 Aug 2022 19:00     CZE v SUI     2 - 2
6 Aug 2022 16:00     CZE v SUI    
7 Aug 2022 10:30     CZE v SUI    

Siemianowice Slaskie, Poland

5 Aug 2022 19:00     POL v AUT     1 - 1
6 Aug 2022 17:00     POL v AUT    
7 Aug 2022 11:00     POL v AUT    

FIH Match Centre

Black Widow take a step closer to semis

By Jugjet Singh

KUALA LUMPUR: Petaling Jaya City Council Black Widow have virtually qualified for the Malaysian Women's Junior Hockey League semi-finals after beating Mutiara Impian 2-0 at the Batu Buruk Stadium today.

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