This time, while I remained excited about the beach volleyball and it taking place in an actual beach setting, as opposed to the concrete streets of Central London, hockey has become the prominent sport so far.
First match of the day (2 o'clock UK time) was Spain verses New Zealand. It was a fairly slow paced match, New Zealand scoring two goals which were dispersed throughout the four quarters (2nd and 4th). Spain scored in the last 10 seconds of the match. The final hit was a goal. And, although they still lost, it was a display of great energy. Never give up, never stop. Not until the ending horn!
Browsing the red button post- run and I saw the conclusion of Australia verses India. A match that, as the scoreline told, involved goal after goal with Australia winning 6-1.
Points can happen in a forceful flash. Blink and you'll miss it. Unlike football where the ball may stay in the nest of the net, it bounces right back out again, raring to play and pick up speed.
Then there was GB verses Argentina, watched early evening before going to