Monday, January 17, 2022

Tokyo Games

PM Modi lauds India’s Olympic success at Independence Day celebrations

The Tokyo Olympics participants, including medallists like Chopra, PV Sindhu and Mirabai Chanu, were present during the 75th Independence Day celebrations at the Red Fort.

Neeraj’s Tokyo moment wins 3.2 million followers

After winning the javelin in Tokyo, and in the process becoming India's first athletics gold medallist in Olympic history, Chopra's profile sky-rocketed," the global governing body said

Extraordinary Tokyo Games comes to a close

The spectacle saw the light of the day after staving off numerous challenges on the way

Winning back-to-back medals is a proud moment: PV Sindhu

The 26-year-old said she is very proud of the achievement and wants to enjoy every moment of it.

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.

Debutant Lovlina Borgohain enters semis, assured of a medal at Tokyo

The 23-year-old pugilist will meet reigning world champion Busenaz Surmeneli of Turkey, who hammered Ukraine's Anna Lysenko in her quarterfinal bout

Naomi Osaka eliminated from Tokyo Olympics tennis tournament

Naomi Osaka lost to former French Open finalist Marketa Vondrousova of the Czech Republic 6-1, 6-4 in the third round of the Olympic tennis tournament on Tuesday.

Sport appeal, not sex appeal will be Olympic mantra

"You will not see in our coverage some things that we have been seeing in the past, with details and close-up on parts of the body," Olympic Broadcasting Services chief executive Yiannis Exarchos said Monday.

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

Shooting: Manu Bhaker misses final spot in Tokyo Olympics

Indian shooting ace lost nearly 20 minutes during her qualifications, leading to a heartbreaking exit from the women's 10m air pistol event.

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.

Tokyo Olympics: Indian players in action on July 25

Following is the complete schedule of Indian action on Sunday

The wait is finally over, says Olympian Karnam Malleswari

Karnam Malleswari, the Telugu athlete who won India’s first ever medal in weightlifting at the Olympics, said it is one of best moments for the weightlifting fraternity in the country.

Indian paddlers face Olympic test

India exceeded all expectations to win a men's team bronze and mixed doubles bronze in Jakarta, ending the country's medal drought at Asian Games, but getting close to even one medal in Tokyo would be a gargantuan task

Tokyo Games: Simone Biles becomes 1st athlete to get own Twitter emoji

"We are pleased that we have found a way together that enables the hockey team to make a socio-political statement," said DOSB President Alfons Hormann.

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