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Events in Sport

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1886-01-18 - Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England.
1968-10-25 - Longest Oly field hockey game, Hol beats Spain 1-0 in 2h25m (6 OT)

Birthdays in Sport

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1902-06-04 - Richard Allen, India, field hockey goal tender (Olympic-gold-1928)
1904-09-09 - Feroze Khan, Pakistani field hockey player (d. 2005)
1919-01-19 - Dharam Singh, India, field hockey player (Olympic-gold-1964)
1920-03-15 - Ranganandhan Francis, India, field hockey (Olympic-gold-1948, 52, 56)
1922-06-01 - Abdul Rashid, Pakistan, field hockey player (Olympic-gold-1960)
1925-01-18 - Roepie Kruize, Dutch field hockey player (Olympic-Bronze-48/Silver-52)
1927-03-25 - Leslie Claudius, India, field hockey (Olympic-gold-1948, 52, 56)
1928-08-04 - Udham Singh, India, field hockey player (Olympic-gold-1952, 56, 64)
1928-10-28 - Wim van Heumen, coach of Dutch field hockey team
1929-10-19 - Balbir Singh, India, field hockey player (Olympic-gold-1948-56)
1932-10-26 - Chinadorai Deshmutu, India, field hockey player (1952)
1939-09-08 - Carsten Keller, German field hockey player
1944-11-20 - Anthea Stewart, Zimbabwe, field hockey coach/player (Olympic-1980)
1949-05-15 - Wendy Pritchard, Australian women's field hockey team manager (Oly-96)
1950-08-24 - Frank Murray, Australian field hockey national coach (Oly-sil-92, 96)
1951-08-13 - Gwen Cheeseman, Harrisburg Pa, field hockey goalie (Oly-bronze-1984)
1951-11-13 - Beth Anders, Norristown Penn, field hockey sweeper (Oly-bronze-1984)
1952-02-06 - Richard Charsworth, Australian women field hockey head coach (Oly-96)
1955-05-21 - Paul Barber, British field hockey player
1955-10-15 - Kulbir Bhaura, British field hockey player
1957-06-03 - Horst-Ulrich Hänel, German field hockey player
1957-12-05 - Charlene Morett, Darby Pa, field hockey left wing (Oly-bronze-1984)
1959-12-25 - Chris Spice, Australian field hockey coach (Olympics-96)
1961-08-03 - Ken Wark, Australian field hockey fullback (Oly-4th/silver-88, 92, 96)
1961-10-09 - Arlene Boxhall, Zimbabwe, field hockey (Olympic-gold-1980)
1962-02-12 - Jimmy Kirkwood, Irish-born field hockey player
1962-03-13 - Liane Tooth, Sydney NSW Australia, field hockey forward (Olympics-96)
1962-09-15 - Patricia "Patty" Shea, Belmont NY, field hockey goalie (Olympics-96)
1962-11-28 - Karen Marsden, Perth Australia, field hockey goalie (Olympics-96)
1963-01-24 - Martyn Grimley, English field hockey player
1963-03-01 - Barb[ara] Marois, Auburn Mass, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)
1964-04-28 - Mark Hager, Australian field hockey forward/capt (Olympics-4th-88, 96)
1964-10-01 - Marcia Pankratz, Wakefield Mass, field hockey forward (Oly-88, 96)
1964-10-29 - Jackie Pereira, Perth Australia, field hockey center/forward (Oly-96)
1966-08-26 - Jacques Brinkman, Dutch field hockey player
1966-09-25 - Elizabeth "Liz" Tchou, Medford NJ, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)
1966-11-01 - Paul Lewis, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics-silver-92, 96)
1966-11-03 - Tracey Fuchs, Centereach NY, field hockey midfielder (Olympics-88, 96)
1967-04-11 - Lachlan Dreher, Australian field hockey goal keeper (Oly-silv-92, 96)
1967-04-24 - Pam[ela] Bustin, Somerset Mass, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)
1967-05-30 - Rechelle Hawkes, Albany W Aust, field hockey midfielder (Olympics-96)
1967-08-31 - Diane Madl, Mountain Top PA, field hockey forward/midfielder (Oly-96)
1967-10-16 - Michael York, Australian field hockey fullback (Oly-silver-92, 96)
1967-11-05 - Steve Wagner, Phila, field hockey goalkeeper (Olympics-96)
1968-03-05 - Marq Mellor, Long Island NY, field hockey forward (Olympics-96)
1968-04-26 - Ahmed Elmaghraby, Suez Egypt, US field hockey forward (Olympics-96)
1968-08-07 - Leslie Lyness, Paoli PA, field hockey midfielder (Olympics-96)
1968-08-09 - Jay Stacy, Aust field hockey midfielder (Oly-4th/silver-88, 92, 96)
1968-10-27 - Antoinette Lucas, Crozier VA, field hockey midfielder (Oly-96)
1968-11-23 - John O'Neill, Detroit, US field hockey midfielder (Olympics-96)
1969-01-02 - Stephen Davies, Aust field hockey forward/vice capt (Oly-sil-92, 96)
1969-05-31 - Juliet Haslam, Adelaide SA Australia, field hockey midfielder (Oly-96)
1969-06-07 - Lachlan Elmer, Australian field hockey halfback (Oly-silver-92, 96)
1969-06-08 - Laurel Martin, Hummelstown PA, field hockey forward (Olympics-96)
1969-07-24 - Steve Jennings, Wash DC, field hockey midfielder (Olympics-96)
1969-07-25 - Andrea Wieland, Atlanta GA, field hockey goaltender (Olympics-96)
1969-08-27 - Steven Van Randwijck, Wash DC, field hockey player (Olympics-96)
1969-10-12 - Alison Peek, Australia, field hockey halfback/midfielder (Olympics-96)
1969-11-01 - Jill Reeve, Hoosick Falls NY, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)
1970-02-26 - Ben Maruquin, Ventura California, field hockey sweeper (Olympics-96)
1970-03-16 - Kelli James, Medford NJ, field hockey forward (Olympics-96)
1970-03-31 - Stuart Carruthers, Australian field hockey fullback (Olympics-96)
1970-05-01 - Damon Diletti, Australian field hockey goal keeper (Oly-silver-92, 96)
1970-05-25 - Danni Roche, Melbourne VIC Australia, field hockey midfielder (Oly-96)
1970-06-19 - Claire Mitchell-Taverner, Australian field hockey midfielder (Oly-96)
1970-07-08 - Lisa Powell, Sydney NSW Australia, field hockey forward (Olympics-96)
1970-07-24 - Philip Sykes, Tacoma Wash, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)
1970-10-03 - Justine Sowry, Australian field hockey goalie (Olympics-96)
1970-10-26 - Tom Vano, Plainfield NJ, field hockey goalkeeper (Olympics-96)
1970-11-07 - Kris[ten] Fillat, San Diego California, field hockey forward (Olympics-96)
1971-01-16 - Scott Williams, Orange California, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)
1971-02-25 - Nova Peris, Darwin Australia, field hockey left halfback (Olympics-96)
1971-04-20 - Grant Smith, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics-96)
1971-09-18 - Kate Starre, Armadale Australia, field hockey utility (Olympics-96)
1971-11-19 - Michelle Andrews, Newcastle NSW Aust, field hockey striker (Oly-96)
1972-02-24 - Larry Amar, Camarillo California, field hockey midfielder/captain (Oly-96)
1972-03-14 - Clover Maitland, Australian field hockey goal keeper (Olympics-96)
1972-03-15 - Steve Danielson, Honolulu, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)
1972-04-08 - Katrina Powell, Canberra Australia, field hockey striker (Olympics-96)
1972-05-30 - Renita Farrell, Townsville Qld Aust, field hockey midfielder (Oly-96)
1972-09-01 - Louise Dobson, Shepparton Aust, field hockey fullback (Olympics-96)
1972-09-20 - Jenny Morris, Maryborough Australia, field hockey fullback (Oly-96)
1972-10-19 - Otto Steffers, Louisville KY, field hockey defender (Olympics-96)
1972-12-06 - Brendan Garard, Australian field hockey halfback (Olympics-96)
1973-02-22 - Kate Sage, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics-96)
1973-06-21 - Alyson Annan, Sydney NSW Aust, field hockey midfielder (Olympics-96)
1973-11-20 - Matthew Smith, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics-96)
1973-12-14 - Eelco Wassenaar, Neth, US field hockey midfielder (Olympics-96)
1974-01-25 - Daniel Sproule, Australian field hockey halfback (Olympics-96)
1974-02-28 - Katie Allen, Australian field hockey full back/half back (Olympics-96)
1974-06-22 - Mark Wetges, Walnut Creek California, field hockey midfielder (Olympics-96)
1974-09-26 - Katie Kauffman, West Lawn Pa, field hockey midfielder (Olympics-96)
1975-02-26 - Cindy Werley, Allentown PA, field hockey forward/midfielder (Oly-96)
1975-03-04 - Myrna Veenstra, Dutch field hockey player
1975-05-29 - Bianca Langham, Australian field hockey fullback/halfback (Olympic-96)
1975-08-12 - Paul Gaudoin, Australian field hockey halfback (Olympics-96)
1976-03-04 - Thierry Renaer, Belgian field hockey player
1976-04-14 - Baedon Choppy, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics-96)
1976-05-07 - Nicholas Butcher, LA Ca, field hockey midfielder/forward (Olympics-96)
1976-07-06 - Nikki Mott, Australian field hockey forward (Olympics-96)

Deaths in Sport

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1979-12-03 - Dhyan Chand, Indian field hockey player (b. 1905)
1984-02-03 - Anne Townsend, lacrosse/tennis/field hockey star, dies
1992-01-31 - Wim van Heumen, field hockey coach (Netherlands), dies at 63
2007-06-22 - Erik Parlevliet, Dutch field hockey player (b. 1964)


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