Charlesworth slams Oly hockey scheduling

Charlesworth slams Oly hockey scheduling

Auckland : New Zealand | May 22, 2012 at 11:25 PM PDT
Source: The Age
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Story continues below "I don't expect special treatment, I expect not to be disadvantaged," said an angry Charlesworth. "Out of five matches you may expect one 5am start for our athletes, not three. "It interferes with momentum, as major finals won't be played at that hour and it interrupts our routine... FULL ARTICLE AT The Age
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