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Tennis: Naomi, Barbora breeze into third round at Olympics

Tokyo |Monday, 2021 5:15:05 PM IST
Home favourite Naomi Osaka and Czech Republic's Barbora Krejcikova were among the top seeds who won in straight sets on Monday as normalcy returned to the Olympic Games following the shock defeat of top seed Ashleigh Barty of Australia on Sunday.... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: South Korea win gold in men's team archery event

Tokyo | July 26, 2021 2:45:08 PM IST
South Korea on Monday won gold in the men's team archery event after Kim Je Deok, Kim Woojin, and Oh Jinhyek defeated Chinese Taipei in the finals. South Korea defeated Chinese Taipei 6-0 in the summit clash.... read..
 

Olympics: India reach quarterfinals in men's team archery

Tokyo |Monday, 2021 2:15:05 PM IST
The Indian men's archery team reached the quarterfinals beating Kazakhstan 6-2 at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday.... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: Paddler Manika Batra loses to Sofia Polcanova in Round 3

Tokyo | July 26, 2021 2:15:19 PM IST
India star paddler Manika Batra bowed out of the women's singles event after losing her Round 3 match against Austria's Sofia Polcanova here at Tokyo Metropolitan Gym -- Table 1 in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics on Monday. Sofia Polcanova defeated Batra 4-0 a... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: Indian Men's team to face Archery giants South Korea for place in semis

Tokyo | July 26, 2021 7:45:04 AM IST
Indian men's archery team will face top seed South Korea in the quarter-finals of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics here at the Yumenoshima Ranking Field on Monday.... read..
 

Samsung Electronics walks with Olympics athletes, starts 'Digital Walking Challenge'

Asia | July 26, 2021 7:45:06 AM IST
Seoul [South Korea], July 26 (ANI/Global Economic): Samsung Electronics, an official partner of Olympics for wireless communication and computing equipment, will launch a digital walking campaign with Tokyo Olympics athletes from the world through Samsung... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: Experienced Sharath Kamal defeats Tiago, progresses to Round 3

Tokyo | July 26, 2021 8:15:13 AM IST
India paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal on Monday progressed to Round 3 of the men's singles event after defeating Portugal's Tiago Apolonia here at Tokyo Metropolitan Gym -- Table 1 in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: CA Bhavani Devi crashes out of women's individual sabre

Tokyo | July 26, 2021 8:45:10 AM IST
India's lone representative at fencing, Chadalavada Anandha Sundhararaman Bhavani Devi, also known as CA Bhavani Devi lost the round of 32 match against France's Manon Brunet in women's individual sabre here at Makuhari Messe B Hall Yellow Piste.... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: Paddler Sutirtha Mukherjee bows out after losing in Round 2

Tokyo | July 26, 2021 9:15:15 AM IST
India paddler Sutirtha Mukherjee on Monday bowed out of the women's singles event after losing her Round 2 match against Portugal's Fu Yu here at Tokyo Metropolitan Gym -- Table 4 in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. Fu Yu defeated Mukherjee 4-0 and the match l... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu headed home after winning silver

Tokyo | July 26, 2021 9:45:16 AM IST
Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu on Monday left for India after winning a silver medal in the Tokyo Olympics. The silver medallist is expected to arrive home later on Monday.... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: Australia's Ariarne Titmus claim women's 400m freestyle crown, coach Boxall elated

Tokyo | July 26, 2021 11:45:19 AM IST
Australia's Ariarne Titmus clocked the Oceania record to claim the women's 400m freestyle crown from Katie Ledecky in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Coach Dean Boxall's expressions as he cheered her on said it all. While he started with a regular cheer,... read..
 

Olympics: Bhavani Devi's campaign ends with loss in second round (2nd ld)

Tokyo |Monday, 2021 2:45:06 PM IST
CA Bhavani Devi, the first Indian fencer to win a round at the Olympics, went out with her head held high as she fought well against France's Manon Brunet 7-15 in a Round of 32 match of the women's individual sabre competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Mon... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: India men's doubles pair of Chirag, Satwik lose against World No.1 Indonesian duo

Tokyo | July 26, 2021 11:45:36 AM IST
India men's doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy on Monday were defeated by world number one Indonesian pair of Marcus Gideon and Kevin Sukamuljo in the Group A Play Stage here at the Musashino Forest Plaza Court 1 in the ongoing Toky... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: Japan's Naomi Osaka breezes into third round

Tokyo | July 26, 2021 9:45:19 AM IST
Japanese tennis sensation Naomi Osaka cruised into the third round of women's singles event in Tokyo 2020 Olympics here at centre court on Ariake Tennis Park.... read..
 

Olympics: Rankireddy-Shetty lose to Indonesian pair in men's doubles

Tokyo |Monday, 2021 5:45:05 PM IST
India's Satwinsairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty went down after putting up a fight against world No.1 Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo of Indonesia in their second Group A match in the men's doubles badminton competition at the Tokyo O... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: Going to be challenging match against Spain but we're up for it, says Manpreet

Tokyo | July 26, 2021 6:15:15 PM IST
Indian men's Hockey team captain Manpreet Singh feels the upcoming match against Spain in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics will be "challenging" but the side is ready for the game.... read..
 

Olympics archery: India lose to Korea in straight sets, crash out in quarters

Tokyo |Monday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
South Korea thrashed India 6-0 in the quarterfinals of the men's archery event here at the Olympic Games. The defending champions won the first three sets to seal the match 6-0 at the Yumenoshima Park Archery Field.... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: Sumit Nagal loses to Medvedev in second round

Tokyo | July 26, 2021 12:15:10 PM IST
India tennis star Sumit Nagal on Monday bowed out of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics after losing the second round match against Daniil Medvedev here at the Ariake Tennis Court 1.... read..
 

LS, RS congratulate weightlifter Mirabai Chanu for winning silver medal at Tokyo Olympics

New Delhi | July 26, 2021 12:45:05 PM IST
Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha on Monday congratulated weightlifter Mirabai Chanu for winning a silver medal at Tokyo Olympics.... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: India swimmer Sajan Prakash fails to qualify for semi-finals

Tokyo | July 26, 2021 4:45:11 PM IST
India swimmer Sajan Prakash on Monday failed to qualify for the semi-finals of the men's 200m butterfly event in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.... read..
 

Olympics: Fencer Bhavani Devi reaches second round with easy win (Ld)

Tokyo |Monday, 2021 1:45:05 PM IST
CA Bhavani Devi, the first Indian woman to qualify for the Olympics in fencing, added another feather to her cap as he reached the Round of 32 in women's individual sabre competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday.... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: Fencer Bhavani Devi sets eyes on Paris 2024, says every end has a beginning

Tokyo | July 26, 2021 1:45:32 PM IST
Fencer CA Bhavani Devi, has now set her eyes on Paris 2024 after crashing out of Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the round of 32.... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: Weightlifter Hou to be tested by anti-doping authorities, silver medallist Chanu stands chance to get medal upgrade

By Nitin Srivastava

New Delhi | July 26, 2021 1:45:29 PM IST
China weightlifter Zhihui Hou who bagged gold in the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, will be tested by anti-doping authorities and if she fails the test, India's Mirabai Chanu will be awarded gold.... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: Japan's 13-year-old Momiji Nishiya claims first gold in women's skateboarding

Tokyo | July 26, 2021 1:45:33 PM IST
Japan's 13-year-old Momiji Nishiya won her first-ever women's street skateboarding gold here at Ariake Park on Monday.... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: Rahul Dravid cheers for Indian contingent

Colombo | July 26, 2021 1:15:09 PM IST
Former India captain and head coach for the Sri Lanka tour Rahul Dravid on Monday backed the Indian contingent to do well in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: India men's archery team bow out after losing to South Korea in quarters

Tokyo | July 26, 2021 11:45:31 AM IST
The Indian trio of Pravin Jadhav, Atanu Das, and Tarundeep Rai failed to rise to the tough challenge against South Korea in the quarter-final of the men's archery team event here at the Yumenoshima Ranking Field on Monday.... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: Ashish Kumar loses to Erbieke in Round of 32 fixture

Tokyo | July 26, 2021 3:45:05 PM IST
Boxer Ashish Kumar (75kg) bowed out of the men's middleweight (69-75kg) category event in the Tokyo Olympics after losing to China's Tuoheta Erbieke in the round of 32 here at the Kokugikan Arena on Monday. Touheta defeated Ashish 5-0 in the round of 32 m... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: Indian Men's Archery team storms into quarter-finals

Tokyo | July 26, 2021 7:15:06 AM IST
The Indian trio of Pravin Jadhav, Atanu Das, and Tarundeep Rai overcame team Kazakhstan in the men's team event to reach the quarters here at the Yumenoshima Ranking Field on Monday.... read..
 

Shafali Verma urges people to cheer for Indian contingent in Tokyo Olympics

New Delhi | July 26, 2021 6:45:06 AM IST
India's women cricket team opener Shafali Verma has asked people to encourage and support the country athletes participating in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: CA Bhavani Devi wins India's first match in fencing, cruises into next round

Tokyo | July 26, 2021 6:15:04 AM IST
India's lone representative at fencing, Chadalavada Anandha Sundhararaman Bhavani Devi, simply known as Bhavani Devi got to a winning start in the women's individual sabre here at Makuhari Messe B Hall Yellow Piste.... read..
 

Gymnast Oksana quits Olympics after competing in 8th edition

|Monday, 2021 5:15:05 AM IST
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.... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: 16 more Games-related COVID-19 infections reported

Tokyo | July 26, 2021 11:45:22 AM IST
Tokyo Olympics organisers on Monday confirmed that 16 more people related to the Games have tested positive for COVID-19, including three overseas athletes.... read..
 

Olympics: Sharath Kamal reaches third round with hard-fought win

Tokyo |Monday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST
India's Achanta Sharath Kamal reached the third round of the men's singles table tennis competition, fighting back from a game down to beat Tiago Apolonia of Portugal 4-2 in 49 minutes at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday.... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: Will take few sleepless nights to overcome this loss, says Sathiyan

Tokyo | July 25, 2021 5:45:20 PM IST
After bowing out of Tokyo Olympics, India paddler Sathiyan Gnanasekaran on Sunday said it will take a few sleepless nights to overcome this heartbreaking loss.... read..
 

Olympics boxing: MC Mary Kom wins, advances to next round in women's 51kg

Tokyo |Sunday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
India's six-time world boxing champion and London Olympics bronze medallist MC Mary Kom started her Tokyo Games campaign on a winning note as she moved into the Round of 16 in women's 51kg with a 4-1 victory on points against Miguelina Hernandez Garcia of... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: Swimmers Srihari Nataraj, Maana Patel fail to qualify for semi-finals

Tokyo | July 25, 2021 5:45:16 PM IST
Young Indian swimmer Srihari Nataraj on Sunday failed to qualify for the men's 100m Backstroke semi-finals in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.... read..
 

Olympics tennis: Sania-Ankita knocked out in the first round

Tokyo |Sunday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
The Indian pair of Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina were knocked out in the first round of the women's doubles event at the Tokyo Olympics.... read..
 

PM Modi urges nation to support athletes participating in Tokyo Olympics

New Delhi | July 25, 2021 12:15:13 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the entire nation got behind the Indian contingent after seeing them during the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympic Games. He urged the nation to come forward and support the athletes who are participating in ... read..
 

Postpone, relocate 2022 Winter Olympics if China does not end abuses: US lawmakers

Washington DC | July 25, 2021 1:45:11 AM IST
A group of US lawmakers has called on the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to postpone the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and relocate the games unless China ends the ongoing "genocide" against Uyghurs and other minority groups.... read..
 

Olympics hockey: Indian women lose steam after bright start in opener

Tokyo |Sunday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST
India, ranked 9th in the world, matched world No 1 Netherlands in the first half but their challenge fizzled out as the Dutch cantered to a 5-1 win in a Group A match in the women's hockey competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: Mary Kom storms into Round of 16

Tokyo | July 25, 2021 2:45:08 PM IST
Boxer Mary Kom (51kg) stormed into the Round of 16 of women's flyweight (48-51 kg) category event after defeating Miguelina Garcia of the Dominican Republic in the round of 32 here at the Kokugikan Arena.... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics, Day 2: Mary Kom, Manika Batra headline India's show

Tokyo | July 25, 2021 5:15:04 PM IST
India might not have put up a stellar show on Sunday but ace boxer Mary Kom and star table tennis player Manika Batra ensured that fans at least have something to celebrate in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.... read..
 

Olympics hockey: Australia inflict crushing 7-1 defeat on India

Tokyo |Sunday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
A shell-shocked India went down 1-7 to world No. 1 Australia in a Group A league match, thrashed by a team that was too strong and too dominating, at the Tokyo Olympics here on Sunday.... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: Paddler Sathiyan Gnanasekaran loses in Round 2

Tokyo | July 25, 2021 12:15:19 PM IST
India paddler Sathiyan Gnanasekaran on Sunday bowed out of the men's singles event after losing to Hong Kong's Lam Siu Hang here at Tokyo Metropolitan Gym -- Table 1 in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.... read..
 

Olympics shooting: Panwar, Deepak fail to qualify for air rifle final

Tokyo |Sunday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
Indian rifle shooters Divyansh Singh Panwar and Deepak Kumar continued a disappointing run for shooters, failing to qualify for the final of the men's 10m air rifle event at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday.... read..
 

Golf world No 1 Jon Rahm, Bryson DeChambeau test positive for COVID-19, out of Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo | July 25, 2021 6:45:14 PM IST
American golfer Bryson DeChambeau and world No. 1 Jon Rahm will miss the ongoing Tokyo Olympics after getting tested positive for coronavirus.... read..
 

Six footballers (men and women) to cheer for at the 2020 Olympics

New Delhi |Sunday, 2021 6:45:05 PM IST
Olympic football may not receive as much fanfare as the World Cup or the Euros, but for football lovers, it promises plenty of excitement. A number of players are aiming to leave their mark on this competition, but six of them, we believe, have the best s... read..
 

Olympics: Rowers qualify for semis in men's lightweight double scull

Tokyo |Sunday, 2021 1:45:05 PM IST
The Indian rowers Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh qualified for the semifinals of the men's lightweight double scull event, finished third in the repechage race on Sunday.... read..
 

Olympics swimming: Tunisian Ahmed Hafnaoui wins men's 400m freestyle gold

Tokyo |Sunday, 2021 2:15:05 PM IST
Ahmed Hafnaoui won Tunisia's first gold at the Tokyo Olympic Games in the men's swimming 400m freestyle here on Sunday.... read..
 

Tokyo Olympics: Angad Bajwa has finals in sight in Men's Skeet event

Tokyo | July 25, 2021 2:45:03 PM IST
Angad Vir Singh Bajwa missed two targets out of 75, to be placed 11th on countback in Men's Skeet and has a top-six finals spot well in sight. Competing at the Asaka Shooting range on Sunday, Angad had scores of 25,24,24 in the first three series and will... read..
 

Tokyo 2020: Judokas Hifumi, Uta become first siblings in Olympics history to clinch gold on same day

Tokyo | July 25, 2021 8:15:17 PM IST
Japanese judoka Hifumi Abe clinched a gold medal on Sunday, hours after her sister Uta Abe won gold in the women's 52-kilogram division in the same sport in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.... read..
 
 
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