Sunday, November 28, 2021


Tokyo Olympics: Vinesh Phogat loses to Vanesa Kaladzinskaya by fall

Kaladzinskaya here at Makuhari Messe Hall A Mat B on Thursday. Vanesa Kaladzinskaya won against the 26-year-old Indian by pinning her on the mat (victory by fall).

Olympic swim stars enter quarantine on return to Australia

Among the 115 athletes and support staff on board the flight were members of the swimming team that won a record nine gold medals in Tokyo, the number of which is more than at the previous two games combined.

PM Modi lauds efforts of India’s sportspersons in Tokyo Olympics

He highlighted that this time, the highest number of players had qualified for the games.

Andhra Pradesh announces Rs 30L cash reward to PV Sindhu

Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy directed officials to extend the cash award late on Monday night as part of the state sports policy.

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.

Olympics: India lose to Belgium 2-5 in men’s hockey semifinals

Belgium's Alexander Hendrickx (19th, 49th and 53rd min) scored a hat-trick.

Bajrang, Vinesh carry medal hopes; Ravi Dahiya too a strong contender

Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat will have spotlight on them when India's seven wrestlers, beginning with Sonam Malik, open their campaigns on Tuesday

American star Simone Biles to return for balance beam finals

She removed herself from the team final on July 27 after a shaky performance on vault during the first rotation.

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.

Watch: The Tokyo Olympic Games has a new spectator, a cockroach

A cameraman of an Argentinian TV channel covering the women’s hockey match between Spain and Argentina played on July 26, decided to go rogue and film a cockroach in the middle of an on-going women’s hockey match.

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.

Tokyo Olympics: Satish Kumar punches his way to quarterfinals

Kumar took the first round comprehensively as all judges voted in his favour. Boxing in red, the Indian pugilist continued from where he left off and thrashed Brown with some quality right hook and body shots during the second round.

Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu outwits Blichfeldt, storms into quarterfinals

Playing an aggressive game, Sindhu had the measure of the Dane. The Indian star was full of energy. She moved well and executed some brilliant strokes.

Olympics: Sindhu beats Cheung in straight games, enter pre-quarterfinals

World No. 7 Sindhu will meet Denmark's world number 12 Mia Blichfeldt, who topped Group I.

TT: Sharath Kamal tests mighty Ma Long as Indian challenge ends in Tokyo

With Sharath's defeat, India's challenge ended in table tennis as Manika, Sutirtha Mukherjee and G Sathiyan had already exited the singles competition.

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