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Holcs start Euro bid

07 October 2016

Holcombe enter the European arena and will need to see off the defending champions to progress past the first hurdle.

Townsend: I'll come back stronger

06 October 2016

Gold medallist Susannah Townsend has vowed to come back stronger after undergoing surgery on a knee injury which could see her out for nine months.

Maddie reflects on gold glory

Maddie Hinch with her Olympic gold medal

26 August 2016

Keeper Maddie Hinch says she lives for moments like the Olympic gold medal penalty shootout drama.

Townsend: Gold was our destiny

Susannah Townsend

25 August 2016

Olympic champion Susannah Townsend claims she knew a gold medal with the GB women’s hockey team in Rio was her destiny.

Rio Olympics: Hinch leads GB girls to GOLD

Susannah Townsend (left) and Maddie Hinch (right) either side of former Holcs player Laura Unsworth. Picture: Frank Uijlenbroek.

19 August 2016

Holcombe keeper Maddie Hinch almost single-handedly earned GB a gold medal with an imperious display and penalty shootout heroics to beat Holland.


Rio Olympics: Hinch predicted Holland final

Maddie Hinch helps England beat the Netherlands on penalties to win the 2015 European Championships. Picture: Frank Uijlenbroek.

19 August 2016

Incredibly Great Britain keeper Maddie Hinch predicted her team would upset the odds and gatecrash the Olympic Final 16 days before the tournament.

Rio Olympics: GB girls secure silver at least

Susannah Townsend. Picture: Ady Kerry

18 August 2016

Susannah Townsend is guaranteed an Olympic silver medal but will be desperate to make it Gold when GB's women face the Netherlands in Friday's final.

Rio Olympics: Mixed fortunes for Kent stars

Jack Green. Picture: Barry Goodwin

17 August 2016

Jack Green admitted he was 'absolutely gutted' after missing out on a place in the final of the 400m hurdles for the second straight Olympics.

Rio Olympics: Gemili storms into semis

Adam Gemili Picture: Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images

16 August 2016

Adam Gemili made his first Rio appearance on Tuesday afternoon and cruised into the semi-finals of the Olympic 200m event after a convincing display.

Rio Olympics: Kent stars march on

Jack Green Picture: Barry Goodwin

15 August 2016

Kent athletes Jack Green and Dina Asher-Smith progressed on the track while Sophie Ainsworth and Susannah Townsend shone in their events later on.

Rio Olympics: GB knocked out

Ashley Jackson. Picture: Barry Goodwin

14 August 2016

Great Britain's hockey team failed to make it to the quarter-finals in Rio.

Rio Olympics: Jackson strike not enough

Ashley Jackson. Picture: Barry Goodwin

11 August 2016

GB men's hockey side must beat Spain on Friday to stand any chance of progression despite the best efforts of Holcombe's Ashley Jackson.

Rio Olympics: Incredible night for Holcs

Stephane Vehrle-Smith in action for Holcombe in 2014

10 August 2016

Tuesday was a memorable night for Rochester-based Holcombe Hockey Club as the club's stars lit up the Olympic clash between GB and hosts Brazil in Rio

Rio Olympics: Kent stars help GB march on

William Fox-Pitt

09 August 2016

William Fox-Pitt produced two flawless showjumping performances on the final day of the Rio eventing competition but missed out on two medals.

Rio Olympics: Ransley powers through to final

Tom Ransley. Picture: Naomi Baker

08 August 2016

Tom Ransley helped the GB men's eight power to victory in the heats of the Rio Olympic rowing regatta on Monday afternoon.

Rio Olympics: Perfect start for GB girls

Susannah Townsend. Picture: Ady Kerry

07 August 2016

Kent's own Susannah Townsend set-up the winning goal as GB made a superb start to the Rio Olympics with a historic 2-1 win over old foes Australia.

Townsend targets gold in Rio

Susannah Townsend Picture: Andy Jones

05 August 2016

A lifetime of waiting is nearly over for Canterbury's Susannah Townsend as the clock ticks down to her first Olympics .

Changes aplenty at Polo

David Mathews Picture: Ady Kerry

29 July 2016

Canterbury Hockey Club will go into the 2016/17 season with a new captain, a new coach and a firm belief that their days of struggling are over.

The Hoad to Rio.... or maybe not

28 July 2016

KM sports journalist Alex Hoad was invited to Bisham Abbey to watch the GB women’s hockey squad in their final training session before heading to Rio.

Hockey stars heading for Rio

Susannah Townsend. Picture: Ady Kerry

28 June 2016

Susannah Townsend and Ashley Jackson among 12 Kent-based players who dominate the TeamGB hockey squads for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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