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India's Vandana Katariya vies for the ball with Australia's Georgina Morgan during the women's field hockey India vs Australia match of the Rio 2016 Olympics Games at the Olympic Hockey Centre in Rio de Janeiro on August, 10 2016. / AFP / MANAN VATSYAYANA

from BBC Sport

Rio Olympics 2016: Great Britain's women reach their first hockey final

Rio Olympics 2016: Great Britain's women reach their first hockey final - BBC Sport

India congratulates Indian Women's Hockey Team for qualifying for Rio Olympics 2016.


Rio 2016 Olympics Venues - Tennis Centre, Riocentro – Pavilion 6, Rio Olympic Arena, Rio Olympic Velodrome, Pontal. Venues in Copacabana Region - Beach Volleyball Arena, Fort Copacabana, Lagoa Stadium, Marina da Gloria.


OLYMPICS-RIO-HOCKEY-W 2016 Rio Olympics - Hockey - Semifinal - Women's Semifinal Match Netherlands v Germany - Olympic Hockey Centre - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - 17/08/2016. Eva de Goede (NED) of Netherlands (R) falls while competing against Hannah Kruger (GER) of Germany. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

usa womens field hockey team for rio 2016


Kelsey Smith of New Zealand and Lucia Jimenez of Spain battle for the ball during the Women's Pool A Match between Spain and New Zealand on Day 5 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Hockey Centre on August 10, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


Great Britain's women have won a first Olympic hockey gold medal by beating defending champions the Netherlands in a dramatic penalty shootout. The final finished 3-3 in normal time, with Britain's keeper Maddie Hinch making a string of remarkable saves. And the Dutch, the current world champions, could not beat Hinch in the shootout, which Britain won 2-0.

from RadioTimes

Why does the Rio 2016 Olympic hockey pitch have water on it?

No, there hasn't been a rainstorm – the Olympic hockey pitch is meant to be waterlogged, honest