Tokyo Olympics: Great Britain women's hockey team beat South Africa as men defeat Canada

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Dates: 23 July-8 August Time in Tokyo: BST +8
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Ellie Rayer netted twice as the Great Britain women's hockey team got the defence of their Olympic title back on track with a 4-1 win over South Africa.

Rayer scored just before half-time to cancel out Nicole Walraven's opener and then struck again on 50 minutes.

In between, two quick-fire third-quarter strikes from Lily Owsley and Laura Unsworth had put GB, who lost their opening game, in control.

Earlier, a Liam Ansell double helped the GB men beat Canada 3-1.

Sam Ward set up Ansell to finish off a fine team move for the opener after half-time and then found the net himself with a low drive from a penalty corner.

Canada's Floris van Son scored late on before Ansell turned in a Phil Roper assist to make it two wins out of two.

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