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Tokyo Olympics: Sai Praneeth crashes out after losing against Caljouw

Tokyo Olympics: Sai Praneeth crashes out after losing against Caljouw

Tokyo [Japan], July 28 (ANI): India shuttler Sai Praneeth lost his second Group D match against Mark Caljouw of the Netherlands in the Tokyo Olympics here at the Musashino Forest Plaza Court 3 on Wednesday. Caljouw defeated Praneeth 21-14, 21-14 in straight games.With this loss, Praneeth has failed ...

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Tokyo Olympics: World No.1 Deepika Kumari beats Jennifer Mucino-Fernandez 6-4 in closely fought contest

Tokyo Olympics: World No.1 Deepika Kumari beats Jennifer Mucino-Fernandez 6-4 in closely fought contest

Tokyo [Japan], July 28 (ANI): World No. 1 archer Deepika Kumari defeated USA's Jennifer Mucino-Fernandez in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics here at Yumenoshima Ranking Field on Wednesday. The India archer defeated her opponent from the US 6-4 in the 1/16 eliminations round.Deepika disappointed in th...

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Tokyo Olympics: Pugilist Pooja Rani storms into quarter-finals

Tokyo Olympics: Pugilist Pooja Rani storms into quarter-finals

Tokyo [Japan], July 28 (ANI): Boxer Pooja Rani (75kg) stormed into the quarter-finals of the women's middleweight (69-75kg) category in the Tokyo Olympics after defeating Ichrak Chaib of Algeria in the Round of 16 here at the Kokugikan Arena. Rani defeated Chaib 5-0 on Wednesday.Rani took the first ...

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Tokyo Olympics: Archer Deepika Kumari storms into next round after defeating Bhu Karma

Tokyo Olympics: Archer Deepika Kumari storms into next round after defeating Bhu Karma

Tokyo [Japan], July 28 (ANI): World No. 1 archer Deepika Kumari progressed to the next round of the women's individual archery event after defeating Bhutan's Bhu Karna in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics here at Yumenoshima Ranking Field on Wednesday. The India archer defeated Bhu Karma 6-0 in the 1/...

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President Kovind, Vice President Naidu condole the demise of Indian badminton legend Nandu Natekar

President Kovind, Vice President Naidu condole the demise of Indian badminton legend Nandu Natekar

New Delhi [India], July 28 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu have condoled the demise of Indian badminton legend Nandu Natekar."In the passing of Nandu Natekar, India has lost one of its sporting pioneers. A great player, he brought international recognition to In...

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Tokyo Olympics: Indian archer Pravin Jadhav loses to second-seed Brady Ellison

Tokyo Olympics: Indian archer Pravin Jadhav loses to second-seed Brady Ellison

Tokyo [Japan], July 28 (ANI): India archer Pravin Jadhav crashed out of the men's individual event in Tokyo Olympics after losing to USA's Brady Ellison here at Yumenoshima Ranking Field on Wednesday. The 25-year-old suffered a 6-0 defeat in the Round of 16 match against Brady Ellison -- also the cu...

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Tokyo Olympics: Rahi Sarnobat, Manu Bhaker to resume India's challenge in shooting

Tokyo Olympics: Rahi Sarnobat, Manu Bhaker to resume India's challenge in shooting

Tokyo [Japan], July 28 (ANI): India's Rahi Sarnobat and Manu Bhaker will resume India's shooting challenge at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics, when they take the field in the first precision round of qualification in the Women's 25M Pistol competition on Thursday at the Asaka Shooting range.The prec...

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Tokyo Olympics: Archer Pravin Jadhav cruises into next round after defeating Galsan Bazarzhapov

Tokyo Olympics: Archer Pravin Jadhav cruises into next round after defeating Galsan Bazarzhapov

Tokyo [Japan], July 28 (ANI): Indian archer Pravin Jadhav cruised into the next round of men's individual event after defeating Russian Olympic Committee's (ROC) Galsan Bazarzhapov in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics here at Yumenoshima Ranking Field on Wednesday. Pravin Jadhav defeated Galsan Bazarz...

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Tokyo Olympics: US Gymnast Simeone Biles will not participate in women's all-around final

Tokyo Olympics: US Gymnast Simeone Biles will not participate in women's all-around final

Tokyo [Japan], July 28 (ANI): The six-time Olympic medallist Simeone Biles will not participate in Thursday's (July 29) women's all-around final here at Ariake Gymnastics Centre.USA Gymnastics confirmed to Tokyo 2020 that Biles will not participate in the all-around final. She wants to focus on her ...

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PM Modi condoles the demise of Indian badminton legend Nandu Natekar

PM Modi condoles the demise of Indian badminton legend Nandu Natekar

New Delhi [India], July 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has condoled the demise of Indian badminton legend Nandu Natekar.  "Shri Nandu Natekar has a special place in India’s sporting history. He was an outstanding badminton player and a great mentor. His success continues to motiv...

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