Netherlands retain women's hockey title

The Netherlands clinched their second successive Olympic women's hockey gold medal as they beat world champions Argentina 2-0 on Friday.

Second-half goals from Carlien Dirkse van den Houvel and captain Maartje Paumen gave the Dutch women their third Olympic gold, having won in Beijing four years ago and in Los Angeles in 1984.

Great Britain won the bronze medal with a 3-1 victory over New Zealand earlier on Friday.

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