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Tokyo Olympics, swimming: Ledecky clinches gold; Titmus and Kristof shatters Games record

Tokyo Olympics, swimming: Ledecky clinches gold; Titmus and Kristof shatters Games record

Tokyo [Japan], July 28 (ANI): Katie Ledecky stood on the top step of the podium for the very first time at Tokyo 2020 after clinching gold in women's 1500m freestyle, the event which was making its debut at the Games.Ledecky was the hot favourite in the race and for good reason as she has most of th...

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Indian badminton legend Nandu Natekar passes away at 88

Indian badminton legend Nandu Natekar passes away at 88

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], July 28 (ANI): Legendary badminton player Nandu Natekar passed away here on Wednesday. The 88-year-old was the first Indian to win an international title in 1956."On behalf of the Badminton Association of India, we condole the sad demise of legendary player- Shri Nandu Na...

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Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu to face Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt in Round of 16

Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu to face Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt in Round of 16

Tokyo [Japan], July 28 (ANI): India's star shuttler PV Sindhu will face Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt in the round of 16 here at the Musashino Forest Plaza Court 2. World Number 12 Mia Blichfeldt defeated Zetchiri of Bulgaria in the playoff stage 21-10, 21-3 to march into the knockouts. Sindhu leads the ...

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Tokyo Olympics: Nishikori confident Osaka can bounce back after shock exit

Tokyo Olympics: Nishikori confident Osaka can bounce back after shock exit

Tokyo [Japan], July 28 (ANI): Japan's Kei Nishikori said compatriot and World No. 2 Naomi Osaka will only grow stronger from the experience of having her Tokyo Olympics prematurely ended by Czech Marketa Vondrousova in the women's tennis third round.Nishikori, who overcame Marcos Giron of the United...

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Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu marches into elimination round after beating Ngan Yi

Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu marches into elimination round after beating Ngan Yi

Tokyo [Japan], July 28 (ANI): Star Indian shuttler PV Sindhu defeated Hong Kong's Ngan Yi Cheung in her second Group J match of the Tokyo Olympics here at the Musashino Forest Plaza Court 2 on Wednesday.Sindhu defeated Ngan Yi Cheung in straight sets 21-9, 21-16 to cruise into the elimination round ...

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Tokyo Olympics see 16 more COVID-19 cases, bringing total to 169

Tokyo Olympics see 16 more COVID-19 cases, bringing total to 169

Tokyo [Japan], July 28 (ANI): Sixteen more people associated with the Tokyo Olympics have tested positive for COVID-19, but none are athletes, bringing the total since the start of this month to 169, games organisers said on Wednesday.The daily number of COVID-19 cases, released a day after Tokyo re...

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Tokyo Olympics: Arjun, Arvind qualify for Final B in lightweight Men's Double Sculls

Tokyo Olympics: Arjun, Arvind qualify for Final B in lightweight Men's Double Sculls

Tokyo [Japan], July 28 (ANI): The Indian Rowing duo of Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh qualified for the Final B in lightweight Men's Double Sculls here at Sea Forest Waterway on Wednesday.The Indian duo finished sixth with a timing of 6:24.41 in the semifinal A/B 2. Arjun was the bower while Arvind ...

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Tokyo Olympics: Archer Tarundeep Rai crashes out after losing to Itay Shanny

Tokyo Olympics: Archer Tarundeep Rai crashes out after losing to Itay Shanny

Tokyo [Japan], July 28 (ANI): Tarundeep Rai crashed out of men's individual archery after losing to Israel's Itay Shanny in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics here at Yumenoshima Ranking Field on Wednesday. Itay Shanny defeated Tarundeep Rai 6-4 in the 1/16 eliminations round. Rai started with a poor 7...

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Tokyo Olympics: Archer Tarundeep comes from behind to beat Hunbin, moves into round of 16

Tokyo Olympics: Archer Tarundeep comes from behind to beat Hunbin, moves into round of 16

Tokyo [Japan], July 28 (ANI): India archer Tarundeep Rai showed grit and determination to make a comeback and win against Ukraine's Oleksii Hunbin here at Yumenoshima Ranking Field on Wednesday. Tarundeep defeated Hunbin 6-4 to march into the round of 16. Both archers shared the points in the first ...

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Tokyo Olympics: ROC breaks US dominance, clinches team gold in artistic gymnastics

Tokyo Olympics: ROC breaks US dominance, clinches team gold in artistic gymnastics

Tokyo [Japan], July 28 (ANI): The Russian Olympic Committee(ROC) team comprising Angelina Melnikova, Vladislava Urazova, Lilia Akhaimova, and 2021 European all-round champion Viktoria Listunova shone through and broke the decade-old USA dominance to win team gold in artistic gymnastics at ongoing To...

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