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All eyes on men's hockey team, PV Sindhu
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) If you've been following the Olympic action, here's what you should be watching on TV from the early hours of Sunday, August 1.
2021-07-31
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Jr National Boxing C'ships: Services emerge champions
Sonipat, July 31 (IANS) Services boxers warded off a strong challenge from Haryana to clinch the title in the Junior Boys National Championships here at the Delhi Public School on Saturday.
2021-07-31
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
Anand replaces Vidit as captain of Indian chess Olympiad team
Chennai, July 31 (IANS) Five-time chess world champion Viswanathan Anand will lead the Indian team in the second online chess Olympiad to be held from September 8 to 15, the All India Chess Federation (AICF) said.
2021-07-31
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Vijayawada railway staffer contributes in grooming Mirabai Chanu
Vijayawada, July 31 (IANS) A railway employee, K.V. Koteswara Rao, from the South Central Railway (SCR) zones Vijayawada division contributed his bit as a masseur, dietician and personal cook in grooming Mirabai Chanu, Indias weight lifting silver medallist in the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-07-31
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
Covid watch: Spanish basketball star Gasol in semi-isolation
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) The Spanish Basketball Federation has confirmed that members of the men's team currently competing at the Tokyo Olympics, Marc Gasol, Usman Garuba and Alberto Abalde are currently in semi-isolation after being in close contact with a person who tested positive for Covid-19.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Fingers Crossed for Sindhu, Panghal & Atanu on July 31
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) If you've been following the Olympic action, here's what you should be watching on TV from the early hours of Saturday, July 31.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Jr National Boxing: Mahi Raghav cruises into final
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Two-time Khelo India Youth Games champion Mahi Raghav made her way into the 63kg final defeating Rajasthan's Nikita in the Junior Girls National Boxing Championships at the Delhi Public School in Sonipat on Friday.
2021-07-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Reality takes time to sink into 'Magnificent Mary'
Tokyo, July 30 (IANS) M.C. Mary Kom, the six-time world champion and 2012 Olympic bronze-medallist, bowed out of Tokyo Olympics gracefully though in disbelief after losing to Colombia's Ingrit Valencia in a closely-contested pre-quarter final bout on Thursday.
2021-07-30
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Woman Power: Look out for Deepika, Sindhu and Lovlina on July 30
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) If you've been following the Olympic action, here's what you should be watching on TV from the early hours of Friday, July 30.
2021-07-29
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Lady Gaga's doppelganger at Tokyo 2020 has twitterati going gaga (Ld)
Tokyo, July 29 (IANS) Jordanian taekwondoka Julyana Al-Sadeq may not have been able to get past the pre-quarter finals, but she is the one from her sport making waves instead of the gold medallists, notably the Croat Matea Jelic and the Russian Maksim Khramtcov, or even her compatriot Saleh ElSharabaty, who got a silver.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Lady Gaga at the Olympics? Jordanian athlete makes waves
Tokyo, July 29 (IANS) Jordanian taekwondoin Julyana Al-Sadeq may not have been able to get past the pre-quarter finals but she is the one from her sport making waves instead of gold medal winners like Croat Matea Jelic and Russian Maksim Khramtcov or even her compatriot Saleh ElSharabaty, who got a silver medal in the sport.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics: China shatters world record to win women's 4x200m freestyle relay
Tokyo, July 29 (IANS) China broke the world record to win women's 4x200m freestyle relay at Tokyo Olympics here on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics: Indian rowers finish 11th overall in Tokyo
Tokyo, July 29 (IANS) Indian rowers, Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh, ended 11th over in the men's lightweight double sculls competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics: German cycling director sent home after racist remarks
Tokyo, July 29 (IANS) The sports director of the German Cycling Union, Patrick Moster, has been sent home from the Tokyo Olympics, the German Olympic Committee (DOSB) said on Thursday. Moster was caught making racist comments during the mens road time trial race in Fuji on Wednesday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics sailing: Ganapathy and Thakkar shine while Vishnu and Nethra struggle
Tokyo, July 29 (IANS) The Indian sailing duo of KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar finished seventh in the sixth qualifying race of the mens 49er class at the Enoshima Yacht Harbour. The seventh finish is also their best yet in the competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics: South Africa stun Germany 4-3 in men's hockey
Tokyo, July 29 (IANS) South Africa produced the biggest shock of the Tokyo Olympics men's hockey tournament so far when they stunned former champions Germany 4-3 in a Pool B match on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics: Manu fifth, Rahi 25th after 1st qualification round in 25m pistol
Tokyo, July 29 (IANS) Manu Bhaker came up with a better performance as she was placed fifth while Rahi Sarnobat, who won gold medal in a World Cup event in Croatia just before the Olympics, was languishing at 25th spot after the precision round in the women's 25m pistol competition on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics: Boxer Satish Kumar reaches quarterfinals in men's super heavyweight category
Tokyo, July 29 (IANS) Indian boxer Satish Kumar advanced to the quarterfinals at the Tokyo Olympics with a comprehensive win against Ricardo Brown of Jamaica in the mens super-heavyweight round of 16 bout on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics: Atanu Das stuns Korean archer to reach pre-quarters
Tokyo, July 29 (IANS) Dropped from the mixed team competition after a below-par performance in the ranking round, Indias Atanu Das came up with a brilliant performance, scoring well under pressure to stun South Koreas 2012 gold medallist Oh Jinhyek to reach the pre-quarterfinal stage in mens individual archery at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics: India beat Argentina 3-1 in men's hockey group match, reach quarters
Tokyo, July 29 (IANS) India scored twice in the last two minutes to beat Rio Olympics gold medallist Argentina 3-1 in a Group A preliminary league match at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday. India have cemented their hold on the second spot with a match against hosts Japan to go. This win has assured India a place in the quarterfinals with the final Group match against Japan to go.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics: PV Sindhu reaches women's singles quarterfinals
Tokyo, July 29 (IANS) India's PV Sindhu has reached the women's singles quarterfinals, beating Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt 21-15, 21-13 at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.
2021-07-29
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics: World No.1 shuttler, local favourite Momota ousted
Tokyo, July 28 (IANS) World No.1 shuttler Kento Momota was on Wednesday unexpectedly knocked out of men's singles competition after losing to South Korea's world No.38 Heo Kwang-hee 2-0 in a group stage tie of the Olympic Games here.
2021-07-28
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Jr National Boxing: Khelo India champion Mahi Raghav enters quarters
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Haryana boxer Mahi Raghav made a fine start to her campaign at the 4th Junior Girls' National Boxing Championships as she progressed to the quarterfinals after defeating Delhi's Gargi Tomar on Day 2 at the Delhi Public School in Sonipat on Wednesday.
2021-07-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Tokyo Insights: Time we celebrate the likes of Rankireddy-Shetty, Kamal
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Is winning a medal the only yardstick for success at the Olympic Games? This debate is set to rear its head again as Indian athletes failed to win a medal on Tuesday, the fourth day of full competition at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics: Japanese duo, Boll ousted from men's singles table tennis
Tokyo, July 27 (IANS) Local favorites Tomokazu Harimoto and Koki Niwa, as well as six-time Olympian Timo Boll of Germany, failed to reach the quarterfinals of the Tokyo Olympic Games table tennis men's singles event with defeats here on Tuesday.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics roundup: Indian shooters' reputation in tatters after another forgettable day
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Indian shooters continued to fire blanks at the Tokyo Olympics even as shrill voices continued to grow on social media, calling for accountability, and the national shooting federation president, Raninder Singh, saying that the coaching and support staff of the national squad would be overhauled after the Games.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics gymnastics: Simone withdraws from team final, USA finishes 2nd
Tokyo, July 27 (IANS) American Simone Biles, the biggest name in world of gymnastics, was withdrawn from the team event final following an error on vault which led to a low score and mental health issues.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics: All Swiss podium in women's cross country mountain bike
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Finding gold, silver and bronze medal winners from one country in the same event is tough nowadays after sports like table tennis put a cap on the number of players from a country in a single event to stop dominance of countries like China.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Sex ban at Olympics is a big laughing stock for me: Ex-German athlete
Tokyo, July 27 (IANS) While the Tokyo Olympics organisers might be going all out to give an "anti-sex" push to the quadrennial showpiece because of fear of the spread of the Covid-19 virus due to intimate contact, a former German long jumper has said that it's hard to stop athletes from doing what they want to do.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics: German gymnasts fight sexualisation of sport through their outfits
Tokyo, July 27 (IANS) Even as Simone Biles was the point of focus in the gymnastics arena, it were German women gymnasts who created the buzz with their full-body unitard outfits instead of the usual bikini-cut leotard outfits.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics: Weightlifter Hidilyn breaks Philippines' gold medal drought
Tokyo, July 27 (IANS) Philippines weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz won her country's first-ever Olympic gold medal as she created Games record in the 55kg category here at the Tokyo International Forum, the venue of the weightlifting competition.
2021-07-27
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Railway Minister meets Mirabai Chanu, announces Rs 2 cr reward
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw on Monday met Indian Railways weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, who won a silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics, and announced a cash reward of Rs 2 crore for her.
2021-07-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics: Japan stun China to take mixed doubles gold in TT
Tokyo, July 26 (IANS) Japan's Jun Mizutani and Mima Ito won the first-ever Olympic gold medal for Japan in table tennis here on Monday, after overcoming reigning world champions Xu Xin and Liu Shiwen of China in a seven-set thrilling final of the mixed doubles event.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Mirabai returns, 'happy to be back amidst so much love & support' (2nd ld)
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) For the 50-60 fans who were waiting at the IGI Airport here to garland and felicitate weightlifter Mirabai Chanu on Monday upon her arrival from Tokyo, it turned out to be a heartbreak as the Olympic silver-medallist was whisked away in a car by the security personnel, immediately after she came out of the airport.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics: A day when 57 and 13-year-old stood tall on podium
Tokyo, July 26 (IANS) At Olympics, age is no restriction for achieving glory. Monday showed us that as a 57-year-old and a 13-year-old stood tall on the podium.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics: Mirabai returns to India, gets felicitated (ld)
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Ace Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu returned to India to a grand welcome on Monday after winning silver medal in the womens 49 kg weightlifting category at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-07-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Tragedy hits Spanish motorcycling with death of 14-year-old rider
Madrid, July 26 (IANS) Spanish motorcycling has been hit by tragedy following the death of 14-year-old rider Hugo Millan.
2021-07-26
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Other Sports
Gymnast Oksana quits Olympics after competing in 8th edition
Tokyo July 25 (IANS) Gymnast Oksana Chusovitina, who has represented three countries across eight successive Olympics, bid farewell to the quadrennial Games after narrowly failing to qualify for the vault final. The 46-year-old had first competed in the 1992 Barcelona Games.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Covid watch: Golfers Rahm, DeChambeau withdraw after testing positive
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Top golfers Jon Rahm, the 2021 US Open champion, and Bryson DeChambeau, the 2020 US Open champion, have tested positive for Covid-19 and have withdrawn from the ongoing Olympic Games.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics roundup: Mirabai makes history on a gloomy day for India in Tokyo
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu provided the silver lining on a day when some of the most talented Indian shooters, including pistol marksman Saurabh Chaudhary and rifle ace Elavenil Valarivan, flattered to deceive on the first full day of competitions at the Tokyo Olympics here.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics: Osaka lights cauldron as Tokyo being new chapter (ld)
Tokyo, July 23 (IANS) Applying high-end technologies, including virtual and augmented reality, and merging that with Japanese cultural motifs like the traditional kabuki theatre, the organising committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games put together an opening ceremony that lacked the glitz and glamour of previous editions but was apt for the current situation of a world ravaged by the Coronavirus pandemic.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Ten Women Who Carry India's Medal Hopes
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The medal rounds of the Tokyo Olympics begin on Saturday -- and India enters the race with a grand total of 28 medals bagged across all the editions of the Olympics it has participated in since 1920. That was the year India sent its first team to the Games.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Badminton,Other Sports
India at the Olympics: Medal hunt starts on Saturday
Tokyo, July 23 (IANS) India's hunt for medals at the Tokyo Olympic Games starts early on Saturday morning with the country's athletes figuring in three medal events.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics: Tokyo starts fresh chapter despite opening shorn of glamour
Tokyo, July 23 (IANS) Applying high-end technologies, including virtual and augmented reality, and merging that with traditional Japanese motifs, the organising committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games put together an opening ceremony that lacked the glitz and glamour of previous editions but was apt for the current situation of a world ravaged by the Coronavirus pandemic.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Tibetan bodies resent awarding Winter Olympics to Beijing
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Four Tibetan organisations based in Switzerland have filed a complaint against the International Olympic Committee (IOC) with the Swiss National Contact Point in Bern for alleged violation of OECD guidelines over the awarding of the 2022 Winter Olympics to Beijing.
2021-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports,Politics
Olympics: Jadhav to pair up with Deepika in archery mixed team event
Tokyo, July 23 (IANS) Pravin Jadhav's better performance compared to Atanu Das in the ranking round has prompted him to be paired with Deepika Kumari for the archery mixed team event. The event, making its debut in the Olympics, will he held on Saturday.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Czech PM unhappy as six test Covid positive in Tokyo (ld)
Tokyo, July 23 (IANS) The Czech Olympic Committee has come under fire from the country's Prime Minister after six athletes and officials tested positive for Coronavirus in Japan.
2021-07-23
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics: Fewer than 1,000 to watch opening ceremony in stadium: official
Tokyo, July 22 (IANS) Only about 950 people, including officials and reporters, will be allowed to watch Friday's opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics in the main stadium, a senior official from the organising committee said on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics: IOA to give Rs 75 lakh to gold winner at Tokyo
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A day before the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympic Games, the Indian Olympic Association has announced cash awards to the medal winners and the National Sports Federations (NSFs) that are participating in the mega event.
2021-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics: Tough draw for Mary Kom in Tokyo boxing competition
Tokyo, July 22 (IANS) Six-time World Champion MC Mary Kom of India, who is hoping to add another medal to her bronze from London 2012, has been handed a tough draw for the Olympics boxing competition on Thursday.
2021-07-22
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports