Highlights of the Women’s Hockey Pool A match between Netherlands and Belgium from the Riverbank Arena during the London 2012 Olympic Games.
After a first appearance at the 1908 Games in London, hockey became a firm fixture on the Olympic programme as from the Antwerp Games in 1920. Women made their entrance in this sport in 1980 at the Moscow Games. Since the 2000 Games in Sydney, men have competed in a 12-team tournament and women in a 10-team one.
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