Friday, October 22, 2021


Wrestler Sonam Malik loses opening bout on Olympic debut

Sonam, a two-time Cadet World Champion (2017, 2019), had qualified for the Tokyo Games by making the final at the Asian Qualifier in April in Almaty.

Tokyo Olympics: Women power lifts Indian spirits on Day 7

Out of the last eight medals India won at Olympics, six of them are from women athletes.

Japan to widen virus emergency after record spike amid Games

Tokyo has reported a record rise in cases for three days in a row, including 3,865 on Thursday.

Debutant Lovlina Borgohain makes quarterfinals of Olympic boxing

The 23-year-old showed great poise in a tense contest to triumph by the thinnest of margins.

Indian fencer Bhavani Devi goes down fighting on Tokyo Games debut

The 27-year-old Bhavani bumped into world number three and Rio Olympic semifinalist Manon Brunet

Mary Kom enters Olympic pre-quarters, outwits Garcia from Dominica

The 38-year-old, who is a 2012 Olympic bronze-medallist, prevailed 4-1 against a rival who is 15 years her junior and a Pan American Games bronze-medallist.

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

Deepak finished at 26th position with a score of 624.7, while Panwar ended with a score of 622.8 at the 32nd spot in the qualification stage of the event at the Asaka Shooting Range.

TT player G Sathiyan makes early exit from Tokyo Games

Ranked 38 and seeded 26th, Sathiyan had a commanding 3-1 lead but lost four games in a row to lose 3-4 to the 95th ranked Hong Kong player.

Sania-Ankita pair knocked out of Tokyo Games

Sania and Raina were down 1-8 in the Super Tie break but reeled off seven straight points to make it 8-8 but lost the next two points to make an exit from the Games.

Olympics linked Covid cases on the rise, tally breaches 100-mark

Czech contingent seemed among the worst hit after a fourth athlete -- road cyclist Michal Schlegel -- tested positive for the virus

Manga: How J-Pop inspired the Tokyo Olympics 2020

Olympic athletes are interestingly woven around various sporting activities to amplify the game along with the cartoony or artistic resemblance or figure of Manga.

SonyLIV to telecast 33 sports live for Tokyo Olympics

With the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games kick-starting, sports fanatics can catch over 12 hours of non-stop action on the platform between 4 am to 8 pm (IST).

Tokyo Olympics reports first case of volunteer testing COVID-19 positive

With seven added to the list on Tuesday, the total number of infected contractors associated with the Games has gone up to 36.

Judoka Sushila Devi out to show her skills in Tokyo Games

With no pressure of medal hopes, the judoka, who is making her debut in the Games, feels it would be a great chance for her to showcase her talent

Lakshya bolsters India’s medal hope at Tokyo Games

The Pune-based NGO extends support to six athletes in their preparations and pursuit of medal at the upcoming Olympics.

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