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Tokyo Olympics: Japan's 13-year-old Momiji Nishiya claims first gold in women's skateboarding

Tokyo Olympics: Japan's 13-year-old Momiji Nishiya claims first gold in women's skateboarding

Tokyo [Japan], July 26 (ANI): Japan's 13-year-old Momiji Nishiya won her first-ever women's street skateboarding gold here at Ariake Park on Monday. In the inaugural Olympics street skateboarding competition, two of the youngest competitors at the Olympic Games won the gold and silver. The gold meda...

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Tokyo Olympics: Rahul Dravid cheers for Indian contingent

Tokyo Olympics: Rahul Dravid cheers for Indian contingent

Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 26 (ANI): Former India captain and head coach for the Sri Lanka tour Rahul Dravid on Monday backed the Indian contingent to do well in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.The official Twitter handle of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) shared a video on Twitter in whi...

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We messed it up, gave up easy points: Shetty after losing to Indonesian duo

We messed it up, gave up easy points: Shetty after losing to Indonesian duo

Tokyo [Japan], July 26 (ANI): After coming up short against the Indonesian duo in the Men's Doubles Group A match, India shuttler Chirag Shetty said that he along with his partner Satwiksairaj Rankireddy messed it up and ended up conceding some easy points.Chirag and Satwik on Monday were defeated b...

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Tokyo Olympics: 16 more Games-related COVID-19 infections reported

Tokyo Olympics: 16 more Games-related COVID-19 infections reported

Tokyo [Japan], July 26 (ANI): Tokyo Olympics organisers on Monday confirmed that 16 more people related to the Games have tested positive for COVID-19, including three overseas athletes.As per Kyodo News, the total number of Games-related infections have risen to 148. The three overseas athletes who...

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Tokyo Olympics: India men's archery team bow out after losing to South Korea in quarters

Tokyo Olympics: India men's archery team bow out after losing to South Korea in quarters

Tokyo [Japan], July 26 (ANI): The Indian trio of Pravin Jadhav, Atanu Das, and Tarundeep Rai failed to rise to the tough challenge against South Korea in the quarter-final of the men's archery team event here at the Yumenoshima Ranking Field on Monday.The South Korean team comprising of Kim Je Deok,...

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Tokyo Olympics: Angad and Mairaj fail to qualify for men's skeet medal event

Tokyo Olympics: Angad and Mairaj fail to qualify for men's skeet medal event

Tokyo [Japan], July 26 (ANI): India's ace shooters Angad Vir Singh Bajwa and Mairaj Ahmad Khan failed to qualify for the medal round after finishing 18th and 25th respectively in the men's skeet qualification here at the Asaka Shooting Range on Monday. In the qualification round spread across two da...

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Tokyo Olympics: Australia's Ariarne Titmus claim women's 400m freestyle crown, coach Boxall elated

Tokyo Olympics: Australia's Ariarne Titmus claim women's 400m freestyle crown, coach Boxall elated

Tokyo [Japan], July 26 (ANI): Australia's Ariarne Titmus clocked the Oceania record to claim the women's 400m freestyle crown from Katie Ledecky in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Coach Dean Boxall's expressions as he cheered her on said it all. While he started with a regular cheer, he went all ou...

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Tokyo Olympics: India men's doubles pair of Chirag, Satwik lose against World No.1 Indonesian duo

Tokyo Olympics: India men's doubles pair of Chirag, Satwik lose against World No.1 Indonesian duo

Tokyo [Japan], July 26 (ANI): India men's doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy on Monday were defeated by world number one Indonesian pair of Marcus Gideon and Kevin Sukamuljo in the Group A Play Stage here at the Musashino Forest Plaza Court 1 in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. The...

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Tokyo Olympics: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu headed home after winning silver

Tokyo Olympics: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu headed home after winning silver

Tokyo [Japan], July 26 (ANI): Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu on Monday left for India after winning a silver medal in the Tokyo Olympics. The silver medallist is expected to arrive home later on Monday. Mirabai Chanu had opened India's medals tally on Saturday as she bagged a silver in the Women's 49kg ...

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Tokyo Olympics: Paddler Sutirtha Mukherjee bows out after losing in Round 2

Tokyo Olympics: Paddler Sutirtha Mukherjee bows out after losing in Round 2

Tokyo [Japan], July 26 (ANI): India paddler Sutirtha Mukherjee on Monday bowed out of the women's singles event after losing her Round 2 match against Portugal's Fu Yu here at Tokyo Metropolitan Gym -- Table 4 in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. Fu Yu defeated Mukherjee 4-0 and the match lasted for just ...

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