The Kookaburras won a bronze medal in Beijing four years ago. Picture: Getty Images/Jed Jacobsohn
Australia’s number one ranked men’s hockey team will be bidding for Olympic gold in London after having to settle for a bronze in Beijing four years ago. The Kookaburras have a rich history at the Olympics, having collected a medal at each of the past four Games, but has only once before (Athens 2004) won gold. As the reigning World Cup, Champions Trophy and Commonwealth Games champions Australia’s men are expected to stand atop the dais on August 11 when the gold medal match is played.
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