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Ind vs Eng: Mayank Agarwal ruled out of first Test due to concussion
Nottingham | August 2, 2021 7:15:04 PM IST
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday informed that opening batsman Mayank Agarwal has been ruled of the first Test against England. ... read..


Punjab CM greets women's hockey team for making history
Chandigarh | Monday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday congratulated the Indian women's hockey team for making history and reaching the semi-finals of the Olympics 2020. ... read..


Rain wipes out third West Indies-Pak T20I; visitors lead series 1-0
Providence (Guyana) | Monday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
Heavy rain played spoilsport in the third T20I between West Indies and Pakistan, leaving the hosts needing a victory in the final match of the series to draw the campaign. ... read..


Olympics: Aishwary & Sanjeev fail to reach 50m rifle 3 positions final
Tokyo | Monday, 2021 5:45:05 PM IST
Indian rifle shooting duo of Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar and Sanjeev Rajput failed to reach the final of the mens 50m rifle 3 positions at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Women's hockey skipper Rani's father credits coach Baldev for daughter's success
Kurukshetra (Haryana) | August 2, 2021 5:45:17 PM IST
Indian women's hockey team captain Rani's father has credited her coach Baldev Singh for his daughter's success in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. ... read..


Winning here in England means nothing more than winning Test series anywhere else: Kohli
Nottingham | August 2, 2021 5:45:13 PM IST
India skipper Virat Kohli has said that winning the Test series in England will just be like winning a Test series anywhere else in the world. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Gurjit Kaur's family exchanges sweets in Amritsar post India's win
Amritsar (Punjab) | August 2, 2021 4:45:23 PM IST
Indian women's hockey team defender Gurjit Kaur's family exchanged sweets at their home in Amritsar after the women's team reached the semi-finals for the first time in Olympics on Monday. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Vandana is fulfilling dream of our late father, says sister Anjali
Haridwar (Uttarakhand) | August 2, 2021 4:45:13 PM IST
As the Indian women's hockey team reached the semi-finals of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics, the entire country is celebrating the achievement of Rani Rampal's side. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Indian men's and women's hockey teams made less mistakes on the field, feels Sandeep Singh
Chandigarh (Haryana) | August 2, 2021 4:45:10 PM IST
Haryana Minister of State for Sports and Youth Affairs Sandeep Singh feels the two sensational wins for the men's and women's hockey teams on Sunday and Monday respectively were the results of less mistakes made on the field. ... read..


Olympics: Dutee clocks 23.85 sec, finishes 38th out of 41 athletes in 200m
Tokyo | Monday, 2021 4:15:06 PM IST
India's top woman sprinter Dutee Chand failed to advance in 200 metres, finishing last in her heat at the Tokyo Olympics, clocking 23.85 seconds to ends seventh. Her personal best in 200m is 23.00 seconds, set at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Can't let emotions get better of us in semi-final against Belgium, says Reid
Tokyo | August 2, 2021 4:15:11 PM IST
The Indian men's hockey team coach Graham Reid has sent out a strong message to his players about keeping their emotions in check ahead of their historic semi-final encounter against World Champions Belgium on Tuesday. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Sporting community elated after women's hockey team reach semis
New Delhi | August 2, 2021 3:45:17 PM IST
Wishes came pouring from all around the sporting community after the Indian women's hockey team reached their maiden semis at the Olympics. The Women in Blue defeated Australia 1-0 at Oi Hockey Stadium in Tokyo on Monday. ... read..


Hundred side London Spirit coach Shane Warne tests Covid-positive, isolates
London | Monday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
Australian spin-bowling legend Shane Warne has tested positive for COVID-19 during his coaching stint with Lord's-based London Spirit side, which is playing in the inaugural England's limited-overs competition The Hundred. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Vandana is fulfilling dream of our later father, says sister Anjali
Haridwar (Uttarakhand) | August 2, 2021 3:15:17 PM IST
As the Indian women's hockey team reached the semi-finals of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics, the entire country is celebrating the achievement of Rani Rampal's side. ... read..


Chinese shuttler Chen Yufei wins Olympic women's singles gold
Tokyo | Monday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST
China's top seed Chen Yufei defeated Chinese Taipei's world No. 1 Tai Tzu-ying 2-1 in the badminton women's singles final at the Tokyo Olympics here. ... read..


Hamilton retakes F1 lead as Ocon takes shock Hungarian GP win
Hungaroring (Hungary) | Monday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST
Esteban Ocon took a shock maiden Formula 1 win in a chaotic Hungarian Grand Prix, as Lewis Hamilton recovered from last to finish third and retake the championship lead from Max Verstappen, who was caught up in a lap 1 melee that eliminated several driver ... read..


Young India bowlers ready to take over from Bumrah and Shami, says Lee
Dubai | August 2, 2021 2:45:25 PM IST
Former Australia pacer Brett Lee has praised the Indian bench strength and believes that the young bowlers are ready to take over from the likes of Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Had pressure in last minutes against Australia, but kept calm, says goal-scorer Gurjit
Tokyo | August 2, 2021 2:45:22 PM IST
India women's hockey team goalkeeper Savita Punia stated that the team was hoping to get a match against Australia in the quarter-finals as the Women in Blue have played against them several times over the years. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Simone Biles to participate in balance beam final
Tokyo | August 2, 2021 2:45:14 PM IST
USA Gymnastics on Monday announced that six-time Olympic medallist Simone Biles will participate in the balance beam final along with Suni Lee in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. ... read..


Really happy that player under my guidance has won medal at Olympics, says Sindhu's coach Park Tae-sang
Tokyo | August 2, 2021 2:15:43 PM IST
PV Sindhu's coach Park Tae-sang is elated with the Indian shuttler winning a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics in the women's singles event. Sindhu on Sunday became the first Indian woman to win two Olympic medals as she defeated China's He Bing Jiao in ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Wanted players to be proud of themselves today, regardless of the result, says Marijne
Tokyo | August 2, 2021 2:15:33 PM IST
After the Indian women's hockey team stunned Australia in the quarter-finals of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics, coach Sjoerd Marijne said that the game proved that dreams do indeed come true. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Indian women's team made Australia look helpless, says Ashok Kumar
New Delhi | August 2, 2021 1:15:27 PM IST
Former India men's hockey captain Ashok Kumar was all praise for the women's team as they made a strong Australian side helpless in the quarterfinal match in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Focused on small things, it is all about mindset, says women's hockey coach Marijne
Tokyo | August 2, 2021 1:15:26 PM IST
The Indian women's hockey team created history on Monday as they reached the semi-final of the Tokyo Olympics after beating Australia 1-0. While the semi-final clash awaits, coach Sjoerd Marijne wants the players to enjoy what they have achieved. He belie ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Was literally blank when I won final point in bronze medal match, says Sindhu
Tokyo | August 2, 2021 1:15:21 PM IST
After winning a bronze medal at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics in the women's singles event, India shuttler PV Sindhu on Monday revealed she was left blank after winning the final point and it took her five-six seconds to realise what she had achieved. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Need courage and mindset to come back after losing opening matches, says Rani Rampal
Tokyo | August 2, 2021 1:15:14 PM IST
India women's hockey team captain Rani Rampal was proud of the Women in Blue as the team executed their plans well against Australia and booked a historic berth in the final four of the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: This win proves that our women's team is among the best, says Dilip Tirkey
New Delhi | August 2, 2021 12:15:34 PM IST
Former captain of Indian men's hockey team Dilip Tirkey congratulated the women's hockey team for reaching the semi-finals of the Olympics for the very first time. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: With Indian women's hockey team creating history, fans compare coach Marijne to 'Kabir Khan'
New Delhi | August 2, 2021 12:15:25 PM IST
As the Indian women's hockey team stunned Australia in the quarter-finals of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics, fans started to compare coach Sjoerd Marijne to the fictional character 'Kabir Khan' portrayed by Shahrukh Khan in the Bollywood movie 'Chak de India' ... read..


Ban vs Aus: Going back to middle-order is a challenge I look forward to, says Wade
Dhaka | August 2, 2021 11:45:23 AM IST
Matthew Wade, Australia's stand-in skipper for the T20I series against Bangladesh, on Monday confirmed he would be batting in the middle-order and this would be his role in all probability in the upcoming T20 World Cup. ... read..


If you thought Sunday was good then our women have just gone and made Monday exceptional: Chhetri
New Delhi | August 2, 2021 11:15:45 AM IST
From Sunil Chhetri to Virender Sehwag, everyone is excited to see the performance of the Indian women's hockey team in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Aishwary, Sanjeev fail to qualify for medal event in 50m Rifle 3 Positions
Tokyo | August 2, 2021 11:15:40 AM IST
India's ace shooters Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar and Sanjeev Rajput failed to qualify for the medal event after finishing 21st and 32nd respectively in the men's 50m Rifle 3 Positions, here at the Asaka Shooting Range on Monday. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Sincere encouragement from PV Sindhu made me cry, reveals Tai Tzu Ying after losing final
Tokyo | August 2, 2021 11:15:39 AM IST
World No. 1 women's shuttler Tai Tzu Ying thanked all those who supported her -- including India shuttler PV Sindhu -- after losing a nail-biting final against China's Chen Yu Fei here at the Musashino Forest Plaza on Sunday. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Was always confident that both our hockey teams will reach semis, says Rijiju
New Delhi | August 2, 2021 11:15:34 AM IST
Union Law Minister Kiren Rijiju on Monday congratulated the Indian women's hockey team on reaching the semi-finals of the Olympics for the very first time. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Both our hockey teams have given splendid performances, says Thakur
New Delhi | August 2, 2021 11:15:30 AM IST
Anurag Thakur, the Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, on Monday congratulated the Indian women's and men's hockey teams on reaching the semi-finals of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Indian women's hockey team make history, beat Australia 1-0 to reach first-ever semi-final
Tokyo | August 2, 2021 10:45:24 AM IST
The Indian women's hockey team created history on Monday here at Oi Hockey Stadium -- North Pitch -- as they qualified for the semi-finals of the Olympics for the very first time after defeating Australia 1-0. ... read..


Indian women's hockey team is scripting history with every move at Tokyo 2020, says Anurag Thakur
New Delhi | August 2, 2021 10:45:20 AM IST
Sports Minister Anurag Thakur on Monday congratulated the Indian women's hockey team for making history and reaching the semi-finals of the Olympics for the first time. India beat Australia 1-0 as they moved into the semis at the Tokyo Olympics. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Qatar's Barshim, Italy's Tamberi shares high jump gold
Tokyo | August 2, 2021 9:45:24 AM IST
Qatar's Mutaz Barshim and Italy's Gianmarco Tamberi on Sunday shared a rare Olympic athletics gold in the high jump here at Olympic Stadium. Barshim became Qatar's first Olympic track and field champion. He alongside Tamberi registered a best clearance of ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Manpreet and boys' success on the hockey pitch also a story of sacrifices and support off it
New Delhi | August 2, 2021 9:45:22 AM IST
Fans cheered from every corner of the country as the Manpreet Singh-led Indian men's hockey team reached the semi-finals of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics on Sunday. The elation was worth it as the national sport had taken a backward step in the last decade a ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Dutee Chand fails to qualify for women's 200m semis
Tokyo | August 2, 2021 8:15:13 AM IST
India's star sprinter Dutee Chand failed to qualify for the semi-final of the women's 200m event here at the Olympic Stadium - Track 2 on Monday. ... read..


Hungarian GP: Sebastian Vettel loses second-place finish after disqualification for fuel sample issue
Mogyorod | August 2, 2021 8:45:04 AM IST
Aston Martin's Sebastian Vettel lost his second-place finish after being disqualified from the results of the Hungarian Grand Prix as race officials were unable to take the required fuel sample from his car following the race. ... read..


India at Olympics: Look out for Kamalpreet, women's hockey team on Monday
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST
If you've been following the Olympic action, here's what you should be watching on TV from the early hours of Monday, August 2. ... read..


Olympics: Italian and Qatari say no to jump-off, share high jump gold
Tokyo | Monday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST
The men's high jump gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics was on Sunday shared by an Italian and Qatari athlete, both deciding not to participate in a tie-breaking jump-off after they cleared the same height. ... read..


Tollywood celebrities hail 'tigress' PV Sindhu
Hyderabad | Monday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
It is a proud day for India as PV Sindhu on Sunday won bronze medal in badminton at the Tokyo Olympics. While congratulations have poured in from all parts of the country, in her hometown Hyderabad, people are beaming with pride. Tollywood celebrities fro ... read..


Italian job: Jacobs the surprise winner of men's Olympics 100m dash (Lead)
Tokyo | Monday, 2021 4:45:05 AM IST
Italy's Lamont Marcell Jacobs on Sunday produced the performance of a lifetime to win the men's 100m final of the Olympic Games, shocking the pre-race favourites. The USA-born Italian, racing in lane three, dipped at the line in a time of 9.80 seconds in ... read..


Boxer Satish fought despite serious injury, says BFI president
Tokyo | Monday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
Indian boxer Satish Kumar, who lost to world No 1 Bakhodir Jalolov of Uzbekistan in the quarterfinals of the mens super-heavyweight boxing, played with a serious injury with 13 stitches above his eye and on his chin, Boxing Federation of India (BFI) presi ... read..


Olympic Hockey: Tortuous road to the first semi-final in 49 years (Lead)
Mumbai | Monday, 2021 4:15:05 AM IST
Has Head Coach Graham Reid transformed the Indian men's hockey team? We will know all about it when it takes on Belgium in its first semi-final outing in an Olympics since Munich 1972. ... read..


Olympics: Italian records surprise win in men's 100m race
Tokyo | Monday, 2021 3:45:05 AM IST
Italy's Lamont Marcell Jacobs stunned the athletics world when he pipped Fred Kerley of the United States and Andre De Grasse of Canada to win the Olympic mens 100m sprint gold medal here on Sunday. Jacobs timed 9.80 seconds, Kerley 9.84 and De Grasse 9.8 ... read..


National coach Gopichand hails 'awesome' Sindhu
Hyderabad | Monday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
National badminton coach Pullela Gopichand has congratulated star shuttler P.V. Sindhu on winning the bronze medal at Tokyo Olympics. ... read..


Badminton ace PV Sindhu's legend keeps growing (Profile)
Tokyo | Monday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
The agony of failing to make the Olympics final, which PV Sindhu was expected to reach after all the titles she had won in the lead-up to Tokyo, was somewhat soothed on Sunday after she won bronze and became only the second Indian after wrestler Sushil Ku ... read..


Bommai congratulates Sindhu, hockey team
Bengaluru | Monday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Sunday congratulated ace shuttler, P.V. Sindhu who won the bronze medal, and Indian men's hockey team that qualified for the semi final match at the Tokyo Olympics. ... read..


President felicitates Sindhu; 'stellar performance', says PM
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated P.V. Sindhu for winning the bronze medal in badminton at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. ... read..


Jr Boxing Championships: Haryana girls clinch 10 gold medals
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
Haryana boxers produced remarkable performances to conclude their campaign with 10 gold medals at the Junior Girls National Championships at the Delhi Public School in Sonipat on Sunday. ... read..


Bangladesh bullish ahead of T20I series against Australia
Dhaka | Monday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
The Bangladesh cricket team has not played Australia a lot in any form of cricket so it is looking with a lot of interest at the first-ever Twenty20 International series between the two teams, hoping for a boost ahead of the T20 World Cup. ... read..


Ecuadorian weightlifter Barrera captures Oly gold by huge margin
Tokyo | Monday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
Neisi Patricia Dajomes Barrera of Ecuador dominated the women's 76kg classification at the Olympic Games on Sunday, winning gold by a huge margin of 14kg, ahead of American Katherine Nye. ... read..


Xiao takes 3rd medal on Day 1 of individual gymnastics
Tokyo | Monday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
On the first day of individual gymnastics events at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, four gold medals went to athletes from four different countries while China's Xiao Ruoteng bagged his third medal. ... read..


Had to switch off my emotions for this one match: Sindhu
Tokyo | Monday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
Indian shuttler PV Sindhu said that she had to switch off her emotions to do well in the bronze-medal match against He Bingjiao on Sunday. ... read..


Sindhu's feat rare, will inspire next generation: Abhinav Bindra
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST
India's only individual gold medallist at the Olympic Games, rifle marksman Abhinav Bindra complimented badminton player PV Sindhu on her achievement of becoming the first woman sportsperson from the country to win two Olympic medals, saying it was a "rar ... read..


Olympic hockey: Brilliant India secure semifinal berth after four decades, to take on Belgium
Tokyo | Monday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST
With a brilliant performance from a young team that lived like a family during the pandemic and played as a single unit in Tokyo, India made it to the medal round of the Olympic Games men's hockey tournament after a gap of 41 years, beating Great Britain ... read..


Telangana, Andhra CMs congratulate Sindhu for winning bronze
Hyderabad | Monday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST
The Chief Ministers of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Sunday congratulated star shuttler P.V. Sindhu for winning bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics. ... read..


PV Sindhu beats He Bingjiao to win women's singles bronze (Ld)
Tokyo | Monday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST
Indian shuttler PV Sindhu won the women's singles bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday defeating China's He Bingjiao 21-13, 21-15 at the Musashino Forest Sports Plaza to add a second medal to India's tally at the Games. ... read..


Rajput, Tomar India's last medal hopes in shooting on last day of competition
Tokyo | Sunday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
Former Navy man Sanjeev Rajput, now into his third Olympics, and young Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar, who is on his Olympic debut, will look to bring cheers to the Indian shooting contingent in Tokyo, when they compete in the men's 50m Rifle 3 positions qua ... read..


Play without fear & convert PCs, women hockey Olympians tell Rani & Co
Mumbai | Sunday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
They had set the ball rolling for India when women's hockey made its Olympics debut at Moscow in 1980 and two members of that team feel that India had a good chance against Australia if they tighten up their game and capitalise on their chances. ... read..


Indian team reaches Nottingham ahead of Test series against England
Nottingham | Sunday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
The Indian cricket team, led by Virat Kohli, has reached Nottingham from Durham on Sunday. ... read..


Zverev beats Khachanov to clinch gold medal in men's singles
Tokyo | Sunday, 2021 11:15:05 PM IST
German tennis player Alexander Zverev beat Karen Khachanov of the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) 6-3, 6-1 to clinch the gold medal in the men's singles tennis final of the Tokyo Olympics at the Ariake Tennis Park on Sunday. ... read..


COVID-19: Shane Warne self-isolating after testing positive
London | August 1, 2021 11:15:30 PM IST
London Spirit's head coach Shane Warne and an unnamed member of the team management have gone into isolation after returning positive Covid-19 tests as per a report in ESPNcricinfo. As per the report, Warne felt unwell on Sunday morning ahead of Spirit's ... read..


Olympics hockey: Germany, Australia win to set up semifinal meeting
Tokyo | Sunday, 2021 10:45:05 PM IST
World No. 1 Australia will meet four-time champions Germany in the semifinals of the men's hockey competition at the Tokyo Olympic Games after overcoming favourites, the Netherlands, in a thrilling shootout. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics, Day 10: Kamalpreet Kaur eyes medal as India aims another stellar show (Preview)
Tokyo | August 1, 2021 10:45:30 PM IST
Ace sprinter Dutee Chand will kick start day ten of the Tokyo Olympics for India on Monday. ... read..


Words fail me as I try to compose my emotions: Dhanraj Pillay after India's win over GB
New Delhi | August 1, 2021 10:45:23 PM IST
Hockey legend Dhanraj Pillay on Sunday fell short of words to describe the feeling after the Indian men's hockey team registered a scintillating 3-1 win against Great Britain in the quarter-final of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. ... read..


Olympics: American Schauffele wins golf gold; Lahiri ends tied-42nd
Tokyo | Sunday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
Xander Schauffele of the United States won the men's golf gold at the Tokyo Olympics with 18-under-par 266 on Sunday at the Kasumigaseki Country Club, in Kawagoe City, Saitama Prefecture. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Semi-final against Belgium is going to be tough, says former Indian skipper Zafar Iqbal
By Anuj Mishra

New Delhi | August 1, 2021 10:15:17 PM IST
Indian men's hockey team might have defeated Great Britain in the quarter-finals of the Tokyo Olympics but Hockey legend Zafar Iqbal feels the next game against Belgium will be a "tough" one for the side. ... read..


Olympics: Fouaad Mirza slips to 22nd position in eventing
Tokyo | Sunday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST
India's Fouaad Mirza has dropped down to the 22nd spot in the standings after the cross-country stage of the three-day eventing discipline at the Tokyo Olympics equestrian competitions on Sunday. ... read..


Pressure will be on Australia as they are top ranked: Hockey coach Marijne
Tokyo | Sunday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST
Indian women's hockey team chief coach Sjoerd Marijne believes the onus will be on Australia, heading into the quarterfinal clash on Monday, adding that his side was in "good rhythm" ahead of the knockout match. ... read..


Hungarian GP: Ocon beats Vettel to claim shock maiden victory
Budapest | August 1, 2021 9:45:22 PM IST
Alpine's Esteban Ocon on Sunday claimed his maiden Formula 1 victory in what was, without doubt, one of the most thrilling Hungarian Grands Prix of all time, ahead of Aston Martin's Sebastian Vettel - while Lewis Hamilton recovered from being last at one ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: British envoy Ellis congratulates Indian men's hockey team for win over Great Britain
New Delhi | August 1, 2021 9:45:21 PM IST
British High Commissioner to India Alex Ellis congratulated the Indian men's hockey team after it defeated Great Britain 3-1 in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics on Sunday. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Sindhu showed once again why she's one of the best in world, says BAI secretary
New Delhi | August 1, 2021 9:45:14 PM IST
Badminton Association of India (BAI) General Secretary Ajay Singhania heaped praises on PV Sindhu after the ace shuttler scripted history in Tokyo on Sunday. ... read..


Basketball player Durant becomes USA's top scorer at Olympics
Tokyo | Sunday, 2021 9:15:05 PM IST
Two-time NBA champion and two-time Olympics gold medallist Kevin Durant has now scored the most points for the United States in the Olympics. ... read..


Stokes has shown courage & bravery to prioritise his mental health: Leach
London | Sunday, 2021 8:45:05 PM IST
England spinner Jack Leach said on Sunday that Ben Stokes has shown courage and bravery to prioritise his mental health. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics, Day 9: Sindhu, Indian men's hockey team headline India's show (Review)
Tokyo | August 1, 2021 8:45:37 PM IST
Ace badminton player PV Sindhu and the Indian men's hocket team stole the show on Sunday, the day nine of the Tokyo Olympics with both winning their respective games. ... read..


Olympics: Barbora-Katerina clinch women's doubles gold
Tokyo | Sunday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST
Top seeds Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova earned Czech Republic's first gold medal in women's doubles with a straight-sets victory over Switzerland's Belinda Bencic and Viktorija Golubic at the Olympics on Sunday. ... read..


Congrats to our awesome Sindhu on her 2nd successive Olympics medal: Gopichand
New Delhi | August 1, 2021 8:15:20 PM IST
Shuttler PV Sindhu created history on Sunday as she became the only Indian woman athlete to win two Olympic medals. And chief coach of the Indian badminton team Pullela Gopichand not just congratulated her, but also expressed satisfaction that badminton p ... read..


Tokyo Games: India men's hockey team reach Olympics semi-finals after 41 years, beat Great Britain 3-1
Tokyo | August 1, 2021 7:45:19 PM IST
India men's hockey team on Sunday reached the semi-final of the Olympics for the first time in 41 years as the team defeated Great Britain 3-1 to reach the semi-finals of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: PM Modi speaks to PV Sindhu, congratulates her on winning bronze medal
New Delhi | August 1, 2021 7:45:13 PM IST
India Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to shuttler PV Sindhu after she won the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday and congratulated her on the historic win. She is now the only Indian woman to have won two Olympic medals. Taking to Twitter, th ... read..


Olympics hockey: Nothing to lose for Indian women in QF against Australia
Tokyo | Sunday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
The Indian women's hockey team meets Australia in the Olympic Games hockey quarterfinals here on Monday and the girls can play without any pressure as they have already made history by entering the knockout stages of the Olympics for the first time. ... read..


French boxer disqualified for headbutt, sits on ringside in protest
Tokyo | Sunday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
A French super heavyweight boxer sat on a ringside protest for nearly an hour after being disqualified for headbutting at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Even though I was leading, I did not relax, says Sindhu
Tokyo | August 1, 2021 7:15:13 PM IST
Having become the first Indian woman to win two Olympic medals, shuttler PV Sindhu has said she has reaped the reward of years of hard work. Speaking after winning the bronze medal match against He Bing Jao, Sindhu said she had to close her emotions for t ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Sindhu was upset after losing semi-final, told her to relax, says mother PV Vijaya
Hyderabad (Telangana) | August 1, 2021 7:15:10 PM IST
As PV Sindhu became the first Indian woman athlete to win two Olympic medals back-to-back, her mother PV Vijaya said Sindhu was disappointed after losing the semi-final, but it was impressive to see how she bounced back in the bronze medal match. ... read..


US swimmer Caeleb Dressel shines with five gold in six events
Tokyo | Sunday, 2021 6:45:05 PM IST
Caeleb Dressel of the United States made himself the most successful swimmer in Tokyo, with five gold from the six events he featured in as the swimming competitions concluded here on Sunday. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Lahiri finishes at T-42, American Xander Schauffele clinches gold in men's golf
Tokyo | August 1, 2021 6:45:27 PM IST
Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri on Sunday ended his Tokyo Olympics journey as he finished at Tied 42nd in the men's competition. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Sindhu was aggressive on court, told her to keep attacking, says father PV Ramana
Hyderabad (Telangana) | August 1, 2021 6:45:21 PM IST
As ace shuttler PV Sindhu won a bronze medal at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics, her father PV Ramana on Sunday said he is impressed with the way her daughter kept on attacking in the bronze medal match. ... read..


India is proud of you and awaits your return: Anurag Thakur after PV Sindhu wins bronze
New Delhi | August 1, 2021 6:45:17 PM IST
Sports Minister Anurag Thakur and Kiren Rijiju, the Union Minister of Law and Justice, heaped praises on PV Sindhu after the ace badminton player created history in Tokyo on Sunday. Sindhu became the first Indian woman to win two Olympic medals as she def ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Sindhu was dominant in the entire game, it is a smashing victory, says Anurag Thakur
New Delhi | August 1, 2021 6:45:16 PM IST
Anurag Thakur, the Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports, on Sunday congratulated shuttler PV Sindhu for winning a bronze medal at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. ... read..


Olympics: Emma McKeon the golden girl of Australian swimming
Tokyo | Sunday, 2021 6:15:05 PM IST
Australian Emma McKeon's success in the pool left the world in awe of the 27-year-old athlete on Sunday as she became the most successful swimmer from her country at the Olympics, winning a whopping seven medals, including four gold and three bronze, in T ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu wins bronze, becomes first Indian woman to win two medals at Games
Tokyo | August 1, 2021 6:15:01 PM IST
Shuttler PV Sindhu on Sunday became the first Indian woman to win two Olympic medals. Sindhu defeated China's He Bing Jiao in the bronze medal match of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics here at the Musashino Forest Plaza Court 1. ... read..


Olympics: Satish bows out in quarterfinals as India's challenge in men's boxing ends
Tokyo | Sunday, 2021 5:45:05 PM IST
Indian boxer Satish Kumar lost to world No. 1 Bakhodir Jalolov of Uzbekistan in the quarterfinals of the men's super-heavyweight boxing at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday. Satish put up a brave front but lost the bout by a unanimous decision. ... read..


We want to play on good wickets ahead of T20 WC: Bangladesh coach Domingo
Dhaka | August 1, 2021 5:45:29 PM IST
Bangladesh head coach Russell Domingo has said the side wants to play on good wickets ahead of the T20 World Cup to get accustomed to the conditions away from home. ... read..


Fans divided over Simone Biles' withdrawal from floor exercise final
Tokyo | Sunday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
The withdrawal of Simone Biles from the floor exercise final in women's artistic gymnastics at the Tokyo Olympics has caused some anger amongst the fans on social media. ... read..


Kerala Blasters FC sign Bosnian defender Enes Sipovic
Kochi | Sunday, 2021 4:45:05 PM IST
Indian Super League (ISL) side Kerala Blasters FC have signed Bosnia and Herzegovina central defender Enes Sipovic ahead of the 2021/22 Indian Super League (ISL) season. The towering defender joins the club after a one-year stint with ISL side Chennaiyin ... read..


Returning Nadal to begin US Open tune-up with Citi Open
Washington DC | Sunday, 2021 4:15:05 PM IST
Spain's Rafael Nadal will begin his tune-up for the US Open in August-September with the Citi Open -- an ATP 500 hard-court tournament -- which commences here on Monday. ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Pressure will be on Australia in quarter-final match, says India coach Marijne
Tokyo | August 1, 2021 4:15:08 PM IST
After securing back-to-back wins over Ireland and South Africa in their final two games in the Group Stage, the India women's hockey team claimed the fourth position in Pool A to qualify for their maiden appearance in an Olympic quarter-final. ... read..


Technical glitch at end moment plays spoilsport for Akhil at Circuit Spa
Bengaluru (Karnataka) | August 1, 2021 3:45:22 PM IST
Akhil Rabindra, the only Indian on the European GT4 Championship grid, racing for AGS Events Racing Team, finished P11 in the silver category in Race 1 along with his teammate Hugo Conde in an incident laden round four of the championship in Belgium on Sa ... read..


Tokyo Olympics: Zverev becomes first German singles tennis player to win gold at Games
Tokyo | August 1, 2021 3:45:08 PM IST
Tennis player Alexandar Zverev on Sunday became the first German player to win Olympic gold in the singles event. ... read..


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