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Tragedy hits Spanish motorcycling with death of 14-year-old rider

Tragedy hits Spanish motorcycling with death of 14-year-old rider

Madrid, July 26 (IANS) Spanish motorcycling has been hit by tragedy following the death of 14-year-old rider Hugo Millan.Millan lost his life after an accident in the European Talent Cup that was being held at the Motorland racetrack in the province of Tarragona, northeast Spain, on Sunday.The young...

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Tokyo 2020: Manipur govt to appoint Olympic silver medallist Mirabai Chanu as Additional SP

Tokyo 2020: Manipur govt to appoint Olympic silver medallist Mirabai Chanu as Additional SP

Imphal (Manipur) [India], July 26 (ANI): Manipur Government on Monday decided to appoint Olympic silver medallist Saikhom Mirabai Chanu as Additional Superintendent of Police (Sports) in the police department.Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh made the announcement during the inspection of the in...

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Decision to train in US before Olympics played big role in me winning medal, says Mirabai Chanu

Decision to train in US before Olympics played big role in me winning medal, says Mirabai Chanu

New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): After winning a silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics, weightlifter Mirabai Chanu on Monday said that her decision to go to the US to get trained before the Tokyo Olympics played a big role in her being able to win a medal.Chanu on Monday returned to India after a sens...

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Tokyo 2020: Olympic silver medallist Mirabai Chanu arrives in India

Tokyo 2020: Olympic silver medallist Mirabai Chanu arrives in India

New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu on Monday returned to India after a sensational show in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. The silver medallist underwent a mandatory RT-PCR test at the Delhi airport.Chanu had opened India's medals tally on Saturday as she bagged a silver in the...

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Tokyo Olympics: India swimmer Sajan Prakash fails to qualify for semi-finals

Tokyo Olympics: India swimmer Sajan Prakash fails to qualify for semi-finals

Tokyo [Japan], July 26 (ANI): India swimmer Sajan Prakash on Monday failed to qualify for the semi-finals of the men's 200m butterfly event in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.Sajan finished at fourth place in 1:57.22 seconds in Heat 2 of the event. The Indian swimmer finished 24th overall and failed to m...

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Tokyo Olympics: Ashish Kumar loses to Erbieke in Round of 32 fixture

Tokyo Olympics: Ashish Kumar loses to Erbieke in Round of 32 fixture

Tokyo [Japan], July 26 (ANI): Boxer Ashish Kumar (75kg) bowed out of the men's middleweight (69-75kg) category event in the Tokyo Olympics after losing to China's Tuoheta Erbieke in the round of 32 here at the Kokugikan Arena on Monday. Touheta defeated Ashish 5-0 in the round of 32 match on Monday....

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Tokyo Olympics: South Korea win gold in men's team archery event

Tokyo Olympics: South Korea win gold in men's team archery event

Tokyo [Japan], July 26 (ANI): South Korea on Monday won gold in the men's team archery event after Kim Je Deok, Kim Woojin, and Oh Jinhyek defeated Chinese Taipei in the finals. South Korea defeated Chinese Taipei 6-0 in the summit clash.Earlier, hosts Japan had pushed gold medal favourites South Ko...

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Tokyo Olympics: Paddler Manika Batra loses to Sofia Polcanova in Round 3

Tokyo Olympics: Paddler Manika Batra loses to Sofia Polcanova in Round 3

Tokyo [Japan], July 26 (ANI): India star paddler Manika Batra bowed out of the women's singles event after losing her Round 3 match against Austria's Sofia Polcanova here at Tokyo Metropolitan Gym -- Table 1 in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics on Monday. Sofia Polcanova defeated Batra 4-0 as the match las...

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Tokyo Olympics: Fencer Bhavani Devi sets eyes on Paris 2024, says every end has a beginning

Tokyo Olympics: Fencer Bhavani Devi sets eyes on Paris 2024, says every end has a beginning

Tokyo [Japan], July 26 (ANI): Fencer CA Bhavani Devi, has now set her eyes on Paris 2024 after crashing out of Tokyo 2020 Olympics in the round of 32.Bhavani went down against France's Manon Brunet in women's individual sabre 15-7. The experienced French fourth seed won the match very comfortably ag...

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Tokyo Olympics: Weightlifter Hou to be tested by anti-doping authorities, silver medallist Chanu stands chance to get medal upgrade

Tokyo Olympics: Weightlifter Hou to be tested by anti-doping authorities, silver medallist Chanu stands chance to get medal upgrade

New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): China weightlifter Zhihui Hou who bagged gold in the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, will be tested by anti-doping authorities and if she fails the test, India's Mirabai Chanu will be awarded gold."She has been asked to stay in Tokyo and the test will be done. The test ...

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