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China ranks 11th at men's hockey
China ranks 11th at men's hockey
China beats South Africa 4-3 in the Olympic men's hockey 11th-12th playoff on August 23, 2008.

Chinese women's hockey earns breakthrough in Olympics

The Chinese women's hockey made a breakthrough in the Olympics by clinching a historic silver medal.


· Germany wins Olympic men's hockey gold
· Australia win Olympic men's hockey bronze
· China snatch first win with golden goal in men's hockey
· Chinese women's hockey makes history
· Netherlands claim gold in women's hockey


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Hockey is the oldest known ball and stick game.  [Full story]
· Discipline's origin
· Olympic history
· Playing field
· Equipment
· Rules
· Time and venue
Argentina beat South Africa to win the bronze medal
Pakistan takes men's bronze medal
Australian women bring home hockey gold


Gallery >>
  • China ranks 11th at men's hockey
  • Netherlands wins women's hockey gold
  • Simon Child of New Zealand and Zeeshan Ashraf of Pakistan vie for the ball.[Getty Images]
  • Thomas Boerma of the Netherlands puts pressure on Muhammad Saqlain of Pakistan.[Xinhua]
  • Maike Stoeckel (up) of Germany breaks through at the match.
  • Dutch women's hockey players train at Beijing stadium

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