Category: Sports

Indian men’s hockey team thrash Japan 5-3 to finish 2nd in Group A
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Indian men’s hockey team thrash Japan 5-3 to finish 2nd in Group A

Garima Sansanwal- July 30, 2021

Indian men's hockey team exhibited class and purpose again and defeated hosts Japan 5-3 to finish 2nd in the Group A and enter the quarter-finals. ... Read More

Manu Bhaker, Rahi Sarnobat crash out of women’s 25m pistol
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Manu Bhaker, Rahi Sarnobat crash out of women’s 25m pistol

Garima Sansanwal- July 30, 2021

Indian shooters Manu Bhaker and Rahi Sarnobat crashed out of the 25m pistol qualifications (rapid fire stage) as both finished outside the top-8 at the ... Read More

Debutant Simranjit Kaur loses opening bout to exit Games
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Debutant Simranjit Kaur loses opening bout to exit Games

Garima Sansanwal- July 30, 2021

Indian boxer Simranjit Kaur (60kg) lost to Thailand’s Sudaporn Seesondee in the pre-quarterfinals to make an early exit from the Olympic Games here on Friday. ... Read More

Indian athletes who are closing in on potential medals
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Indian athletes who are closing in on potential medals

Garima Sansanwal- July 30, 2021

The Indian contingent in Tokyo is still waiting for its second medal. After a great start, courtesy Mirabai Chanu in women's weightlifting, which gave India ... Read More

No team doctor to attend to Indian boxers’ injuries
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No team doctor to attend to Indian boxers’ injuries

Garima Sansanwal- July 30, 2021

On Thursday, during his bout against Jamaican Ricardo Brown in the +91kg round of 16 at the Tokyo Olympics, Indian super-heavyweight boxer Satish Kumar suffered ... Read More

India reach quarter-finals in men’s hockey with 3-1 win over defending champions Argentina
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India reach quarter-finals in men’s hockey with 3-1 win over defending champions Argentina

Garima Sansanwal- July 29, 2021

Goals from Varun Kumar, Vivek Prasad, and Hamranpreet Singh gave India a dominant 3-1 win over Rio Olympics gold medalists Argentina on Thursday. India was ... Read More

Dutee Chand, Avinash Sable to kick off India’s athletics campaign
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Dutee Chand, Avinash Sable to kick off India’s athletics campaign

Garima Sansanwal- July 29, 2021

Pinning their slim medal hopes on the sprightly but under-prepared star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra, India will begin their Olympic campaign in athletics on Friday, ... Read More