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Photo Galleries Saturday, 3 August, 2002, 19:08 GMT 20:08 UK
Hockey final ends in farce
Women's Commonwealth Games hockey final, Belle Vue Stadium

India's Mamta Kharab celebrates scoring the opening goal of the final against England
India go into a 1-0 lead against the run of play thanks to Mamta Kharab in the 21st minute of the match

After being 2-1 down at half-time, Jane Smith equalises in the 45th minute for England to force extra time
Jane Smith puts England back in contention with an all-important equaliser to the delight of the home crowd

India score a golden goal in the fifth minute of the extra period, but controversy follows
India score a golden goal but it is ruled out by the umpire, a decision which is overturned prompting an England appeal

Having initially appeared to have ruled India's golden goal out, the umpire sees the wrath of the English team
England coach Tricia Heberle confronts umpire Lyn Farrell after she allows India's golden goal to stand

India's Surja Waikhom is thrown up into the air as India celebrate Mamta Kharab's winning golden goal
India begin the celebrations as they are awarded victory and the gold medal, beating England 3-2 after extra time

England players are inconsolable at losing the women's hockey final in such controversial circumstances
Leisa King (left) and her England colleagues show their despair at losing the final to India

India are delighted with the result, which is marred by appeals from both sides, which eventually sees them emerge as the victors
In stark contrast to the England team India celebrate their gold medal

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