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Defeat against Australia was a wake-up call for us: Manpreet Singh

Defeat against Australia was a wake-up call for us: Manpreet Singh

Tokyo: India men's hockey captain Manpreet Singh has stated that the defeat against Australia was a wake-up call for the team at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics and they are now focusing on one match at a time.On Thursday, the India men's hockey team defeated defending Olympic Champions Argentina 3-...

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Mirabai Chanu gets rousing welcome in Imphal

Mirabai Chanu gets rousing welcome in Imphal

Imphal: Olympic silver medallist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu on Tuesday received a rousing reception in Imphal as she reached the city after a spectacular show in the ongoing Tokyo Games.Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur on Monday felicitated India's first medal winner at the Tokyo ...

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Hockey: India eves face litmus test against Britain

Hockey: India eves face litmus test against Britain

Image Credit: Twitter/Hockey IndiaTokyo: The Indian women's hockey team put on a valiant performance against Germany in their Group Stage match on Monday at the Oi Hockey Stadium in Tokyo. The German side edged out India 2-0 in a closely fought contest. Team India will come up against defending Olym...

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Why I still cheer Olympians

Why I still cheer Olympians

That the Olympic Games is morally corrupt is evident. In the middle of a global pandemic, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has refused to cancel the 32nd edition not for the ‘spirit of the games’ but due to monetary concerns, while VVIPs and other officials in Tokyo flout Covid safety rules...

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Tokyo Olympics: Mary Kom storms into Round of 16

Tokyo Olympics: Mary Kom storms into Round of 16

Tokyo: 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.Mary Kom defeated Miguelina 4-1 in the round of 32 match on Sunday. After the first ...

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Olympics: Manipur CM announces cash reward for Mirabai Chanu

Olympics: Manipur CM announces cash reward for Mirabai Chanu

Image Credit: Twitter/Sachin TendulkarNew Delhi: Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh announced that the state government will be giving a cash award of Rs 1 crore to weightlifter Mirabai Chanu for clinching the silver medal in Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.Mirabai Chanu opened India's medals tally on ...

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All eyes on Mary Kom, PV Sindhu as India aims for another stellar show

All eyes on Mary Kom, PV Sindhu as India aims for another stellar show

Tokyo: Shooters Manu Bhaker and Yashaswini Deswal will kick start Day Two of the Tokyo Olympics for India but all eyes will be on ace badminton player PV Sindhu as she gears up for the women's singles group play on Sunday.The action also begins for the shotgun disciplines in shooting at the Asaka Sh...

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Winning medal on Day 1 of Olympics very special: Rijiju lauds Chanu

Winning medal on Day 1 of Olympics very special: Rijiju lauds Chanu

New Delhi: After Mirabai Chanu won India's first medal at the Tokyo Olympics in weightlifting on Saturday, former Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju praised the sportsperson and said that winning a medal on the first day sets the tone for more success.Mirabai Chanu opened India's medals tally on Sat...

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Naomi Osaka becomes 1st tennis player to light Olympic cauldron

Naomi Osaka becomes 1st tennis player to light Olympic cauldron

Image Credit: Twitter/#Tokyo2020Tokyo: Japanese athlete Naomi Osaka on Friday became the first tennis player to light the Olympic cauldron during the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo Games here at the Japan National Stadium.Osaka had the distinct honour of serving as the final torchbearer of the Olympi...

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Archery: Deepika finishes 9th in Women's individual ranking round

Archery: Deepika finishes 9th in Women's individual ranking round

Tokyo: Indian World No 1 Deepika Kumari finishes Women's individual archery ranking round at a disappointing 9th position after a good first-half display here at the Yumenoshima Ranking Field on Friday. South Korean San An creates a new Olympic record. Deepika managed to stay in the top 10 in t...

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