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Neeraj Chopra wins India’s first gold at Tokyo Olympics

Neeraj Chopra has won Gold in the men’s javelin throw event at the Tokyo Olympics, becoming the first Indian athlete to win Gold ever in the games. Chopra topped the Men’s javelin throw scoreboard with a throw of 87.58 metres. This is the first gold medal in athletics for India after a span of 100 […]

10 months ago
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Tokyo Olympics: Wrestler Ravi Dahiya settles for silver after losing final to Zavur Uguev

Indian wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya clinched the silver medal on Thursday after losing in the final of men’s 57 kg freestyle category to Russian Olympic Committee’s Zavur Uguev at the Tokyo Olympics. The Russian wrestler registered a 7-4 win against Dahiya. Ravi had earlier lost to Uguev at the 2019 World Championship. Ravi had reached […]

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Tokyo Olympics: Sports fraternity elated as Indian men’s team win medal in hockey after 41 years

The sports fraternity rejoiced on Thursday as the Manpreet Singh-led Indian men’s hockey team clinched the bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics. The Indian boys defeated Germany 5-4 to clinch the first medal in 41 years in hockey at the Games. Taking to Twitter, batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar wrote: “Congratulations to each & every member […]

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Tokyo Olympics: All eyes on Lovlina Borgohain as she chases final berth

All eyes are now on Wednesday’s bout where Assam girl Lovlina Borgohain will be facing Turkey’s B Surmeneli in the women’s welterweight category semi-final match at the Tokyo Olympics, aiming to become the first ever Indian boxer to advance to the Games final. While Lovlina has assured a bronze medal for herself, she now aims […]

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PM Modi to invite Indian Olympics contingent to Red Fort as special guests on I-Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will invite the Indian Olympics contingent to the Red Fort as special guests on Independence Day. The celebrations for the programme this year is expected to be low-key amid the pandemic. The Prime Minister will also meet and interact with all the athletes who are part of the contingent. Earlier in […]

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Reel moment turns real: Coach Marijne breaks down as Indian women’s hockey team registers historic win at Olympics

It was a reel to real life moment from the acclaimed Bollywood movie “Chak De! India” for the Indian women’s hockey team after they defeated Australia 1-0 in the quarter-finals to reach the Olympics semi-finals for the first time. After the win, Indian team head coach Sjoerd Marijne broke down in tears. Praises and love […]

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Biopic to be made on Olympic silver medallist Mirabai Chanu’s life

A biopic based on the life of Olympic silver medalist Mirabai Chanu will be soon produced by a Manipur-based film production company. Chanu won the country’s first silver medal in women’s 49 kg weightlifting event with a total lift of 202 kg at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. An agreement in this regard was signed on […]

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Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu loses to World No. 1 Tai Tzu-Ying in semis

Ace shuttler PV Sindhu lost the semis clash to World No. 1 Tai Tzu-Ying of Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) in straight games at the Tokyo Olympics badminton event. Even though Sindhu put up a spirited performance to keep India’s hope for gold alive in the semi-final, the opponent proved to be too good for the world […]

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Assam pugilist Lovlina Borgohain assures India of Olympic medal, storms into semis

Ace pugilist Lovlina Borgohain on Friday created history by becoming the first sportsperson from Assam to assure a medal for India at the Olympics. Lovlina has stormed into the semi-finals by defeating Chen Nien-chin of Chinese Taipei in the Women’s Welterweight 69 kg Quarter final bout, held earlier today at Tokyo Olympics. The match which […]

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Tokyo to be under COVID-19 state of emergency during Olympic Games

Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga on Thursday made a decision to place Tokyo under the fourth state of emergency for the duration of the upcoming Olympics to curb a recent rise in COVID-19 cases. The Tokyo Olympics were postponed last year and are now scheduled to take place from July 23. The state of emergency […]

11 months ago