Three spots remain for Athens games


MADRID, Spain -- Pakistan and India clinched Olympic berths
in men's field hockey Tuesday at a qualifying tournament.

The two rivals joined Olympic champion Netherlands and Spain as
the first qualifiers from the event.

Three more spots for the Athens Games will be decided among New
Zealand, Belgium, Britain and South Africa in playoffs for fifth
through eighth places.

In Tuesday's results in was: Netherlands 9, Japan 3; Britain 6,
South Africa 0; Spain 6, Poland 0; India 6, Canada 4; Belgium 2,
Malaysia 1; and Pakistan 4, New Zealand 1.