2012 Olympics - Field Hockey

Field hockey -- or just "Hockey" at the Games -- consists of both a men's a women's tournament, held between July 29 and August 11. There are 12 teams in each tournament -- preliminary pool play is followed by classification and the semi-finals before the final two teams decide the gold medal.

Men's Field Hockey: Germany Downs Netherlands 2-1, Wins Gold Medal

Germany notched back-to-back medals in men's field hockey on the strength of a pair of goals from Jan Philipp Rabente to beat the Netherlands, 2-1.

Netherlands Wins Gold In Women's Field Hockey

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The Netherlands took its second straight gold medal in women's field hockey on Friday.

USA Field Hockey: Americans Finish 12th After Classification Loss To Belgium

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America's field hockey representatives lost their last game at the Olympics Friday to finish 1-5 in London.

Dutch Women's Field Hockey Advances To Gold-Medal Match On Thrilling Penalty Shots

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Maartje Paumen led the Dutch team into overtime, where they toppled New Zealand, 2-2 (3:1 SOC)

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