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Olympics: Boxer Lovlina Borgohain bags bronze after losing semifinal bout (Ld)
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) Boxer Lovlina Borgohain became the third Indian athlete at the Tokyo Olympics after weightlifter Mirabai Chanu and shuttler PV Sindhu to clinch a medal -- a bronze -- after she lost her welterweight semifinal bout to Turkey's Busenaz Surmeneli at the Ryogoku Kokugikan Arena on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Olympics: Boxer Lovlina Borgohain bags bronze medal after losing in semis
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain has taken the bronze medal in women's welterweight category at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal allowed to resume club cricket
Lahore, Aug 4 (IANS) Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal has been allowed to resume club cricket activities as part of his rehabilitation process, which commenced last month. In July this year, Akmal had apologised for not reporting corrupt approaches, for which the 31-year-old was banned for 12 months.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Olympics: Wrestlers Ravi Dahiya, Deepak Punia secure semifinal berths
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya (57kg) and Deepak Punia (86kg) enjoyed fruitful outings at the Tokyo Olympic Games as they secured semifinal berths in their respective weight categories at the Makuhari Messe on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra tops qualification with 86.65m effort (Ld)
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) Star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra raised India's hopes of a track and field medal when he qualified for the final at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Wednesday, sealing a top place from his group, and finishing ahead of Germany's Johannes Vetter, who is the favourite for gold at the quadrennial showpiece.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Olympics: Wrestler Ravi Dahiya secures quarterfinal spot in 57kg category
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian grappler Ravi Kumar Dahiya won his opening-round bout by technical superiority against Colombia's Oscar Tigreros to secure a quarterfinal spot in the 57kg quarterfinals at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Olympic swim stars enter quarantine on return to Australia
Canberra, Aug 4 (IANS) Australia's star Olympic swimmers have returned home after winning nine gold medals in the pool in Tokyo.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Australia,Sports
Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra tops qualification with a throw of 86.65 metres
Tokyo, Aug 4 (IANS) Star Indian javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra raised India's hopes of a track and field medal when he qualified for the final at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday, sealing a top place from his group, and finishing ahead of Germany's Johannes Vetter, who is tipped as the favourite for gold at the quadrennial showpiece.
2021-08-04
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Football Delhi launches 37-Plus League on Chhetri's 37th birthday
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Football Delhi on Tuesday celebrated Delhi Football Day by launching the 37 Plus League, meant for players over 37 years of age.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Thakur may play first Test vs England, hints Kohli
Nottingham, Aug 3 (IANS) Facing a shortage of pace bowling all-rounders, India may field pacer Shardul Thakur in the first Test against England that begins here on Wednesday, India skipper Virat Kohli has hinted.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Sindhu among India's greatest Olympians: Sports Minister Thakur
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) India's ace badminton player P.V. Sindhu was on Tuesday felicitated by Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur on her return home from Tokyo after becoming the first Indian woman to win two Olympic Games medals.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Set to overtake Kumble, Anderson ready to play all 5 Tests vs India
Nottingham, Aug 3 (IANS) England pace bowlers James Anderson and Stuart Broad, who have been playing alternate Test matches in recent times and have a combined tally of 1,140 Test wickets, may be pressed into attack together for all five Tests against India as the hosts are missing Jofra Archer and all-rounder Ben Stokes.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Watch out for boxer Lovlina, women's hockey team, Chopra on Wednesday
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) If you've been following the Olympic action, here's what you should be watching on TV from the early hours of Wednesday, August 4.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
India vs England Test series: Strengths and weaknesses
Nottingham, Aug 3 (IANS) India and England begin a five-Test match series at Trent Bridge here on Wednesday.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Olympic hockey: India face Germany for bronze, Australia vs Belgium for gold
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) The Indian men's team will meet Germany in the bronze medal match while Australia and Belgium, the world's top two ranked teams, will clash for the hockey gold medal at the Olympic Games here on Thursday (August 5).
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Hockey
Olympic hockey: Stay focussed, coach Marijne's advice ahead of semis
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) Taking things match by match has helped the Indian women's team reach the semifinals of the Tokyo Olympics hockey tournament, said chief coach Sjoerd Marijne who promised that his team will continue with the same attitude in the last-four clash with Argentina on Wednesday.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Hockey
Rahul, Vihari emerge options to open for India in 1st Test
Nottingham, Aug 3 (IANS) Injury-stricken India, yet to get their reinforcements, will take on England in the first Test from Wednesday with hopes of ending a streak of series losses which extend to 2011. Even as they have conquered Australia twice over the last decade, India have managed to win just two of the 14 Tests they have played in England. They have drawn one and lost 12.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Shuttler PV Sindhu arrives to a roaring welcome
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) People lined up outside the arrival lounge at the Indira Gandhi International Airport and cheered and clapped as PV Sindhu, the first Indian woman to win medals in successive Olympic Games, walked out on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Indian team better prepared, well rested on this tour: Kohli
Nottingham, Aug 3 (IANS) The Indian cricket team is better prepared this time as compared to previous tours since the one-and-a-half month rest between the World Test Championship final in June and the five-Test series beginning Wednesday has provided time for acclimatisation to the changing weather patterns in England, said skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Sudarsan Pattnaik creates sand art for Sindhu, shuttler loves it
Bhubaneswar, Aug 3 (IANS) Ace Indian badminton player PV Sindhu has appreciated the sand art created by renowned artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on the Puri beach after the Hyderabadi clinched a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics to add to her silver at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Orissa,Sports
Greener than usual pitch could greet India at Nottingham
Trent Bridge (Nottingham), Aug 3 (IANS) The ability of Indias batsmen to cope with pressure and their bowlers capability of exploiting the conditions hold the key to the five-Test series against England in the second edition of the World Test Championship commencing on Wednesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Madras HC strikes down TN amendments banning online card games
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Tuesday nullified an amendment brought by the Tamil Nadu government to the gaming act to ban online games, including online rummy and online poker played with stakes.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Immigration/Law/Rights,Other Sports
Tokyo declines to allot additional slot to Paralympian shooter, SC told
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court was informed on Tuesday that Tokyo Paralympic organisers have declined to allocate an additional slot for Paralympian shooter Naresh Kumar Sharma.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Immigration/Law/Rights,Other Sports
Indian team better prepared on this England tour: Kohli
Nottingham, Aug 3 (IANS) The Indian cricket team is better prepared this time as compared to previous tours since the one-and-a-half month rest between the World Test Championship final in June and the five-Test series beginning Wednesday has provided time for acclimatisation to the changing weather patterns in England, said skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Olympics: China claims two gold, four silver medals in badminton
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) Eight teams shared a total of 15 medals in badminton at Tokyo the Olympics. The medal table was still dominated by Asian teams, while China stood at the top by snatching two gold medals in the mixed doubles and women's singles.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Badminton
Sports Minister Anurag Thakur launches theme song for Indian Paralympic contingent
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur launched the theme song "Kar De Kamaal Tu" -- composed and sung by a 'divyang' (specially-abled) cricketer Sanjeev Singh from Lucknow for the Indian Paralympic contingent for the Tokyo Games -- at a ceremony in New Delhi on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Sindhu accorded warm welcome on arrival in Delhi
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Indian badminton ace PV Sindhu, who won a bronze at the Tokyo Olympic Games, arrived at the Indira Gandhi International Airport on Tuesday and was accorded a roaring welcome.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Paralympics: Swimmer Mukundan granted bi-partite quota
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) In a boost to the Paralympic-bound Indian contingent, para swimmer Niranjan Mukundan was on Tuesday granted a bi-partite quota by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Certain Indian team will win bronze, says Sreejesh's wife
Kochi, Aug 3 (IANS) Even though India's dream of winning a gold medal in the Tokyo Olympic Games men's hockey competition after a gap of 41 years was crushed as it went down 2-5 to world champions Belgium in the semi-finals on Tuesday, Aneesha, wife of Indian goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh, is certain it will clinch the bronze medal.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Hockey
Olympics: Simone Biles bags bronze in balance beam, first medal in Tokyo
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) American superstar Simone Biles, who had withdrawn from many gymnastics events at Tokyo Olympics citing mental health issues, bagged a bronze medal in the balance beam competition on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Olympics basketball: Gasol brothers confirm international retirement after Spain loses to USA
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) Spain's defeat in the quarterfinals of the Olympic men's basketball competition also meant farewell to two of the best players in the country's history, as brothers Pau and Marc Gasol confirmed their retirement from the international game.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
50 years ago, Wadekar's India made history in England
Nottingham, Aug 3 (IANS) As Virat Kohli's men gear up to take on England in a five-Test away series in England with a battery of fast bowlers putting them on equal footing with the home side, exactly 50 years ago an unfancied India, led by Ajit Wadekar, made history by winning the first-ever Test series in England with a spin-heavy attack.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Olympics hockey: India women seek golden end to fairy tale
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team has already made history by reaching the semifinals for the first time. Now they can add a golden hue to their fairy-tale run by beating Argentina in Wednesday's semifinal.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Olympics hockey: What India needs to do in bronze-medal match
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) India's dream of winning an Olympic Games men's hockey gold or silver medal ended after the team lost 2-5 to Belgium in the semifinal on Tuesday. IANS decodes the defeat to highlight the areas India needs to focus on in the bronze-medal match on Thursday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Leander's trainer guides Brazilian doubles player to Olympic glory
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) Physiotherapist-cum-coach Sanjay Singh -- the man who has kept Leander Paes injury-free for over three decades and helped him to a whopping 18 Grand Slam titles and a bronze at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games -- added another feather to his cap when he guided Brazil's Luisa Stefani to the women's doubles bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Olympics: Warholm first to go under 46 secs in men's 400m hurdles; wins gold (Ld)
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) Norway's Karsten Warholm on Tuesday became the first man in the world to break the 46-second barrier in 400m hurdles, as he clocked 45.94 seconds in the final to win the gold medal in the Tokyo Olympic Games.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Bruce Springsteen's daughter all set for Olympics debut in equestrian
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) American equestrian rider Jessica Rae Springsteen, daughter of legendary singer Bruce Springsteen, will make her Olympic debut for Team USA astride her 12-year-old stallion Don Juan van de Donkhoeve later on Tuesday as she aims for glory in sports after her illustrious father enthralled the world with hit albums like "Born in the USA" and "Darkness on the Edge of Town".
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Olympics: Wrestler Sonam Malik bows out after opening-round loss
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) Indian wrestler Sonam Malik's debut at the Tokyo Olympic Games ended with a first-round defeat to Mongoli's Khurelkhuugiin Bolortuyaa in the women's 62kg category.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Norway's Warholm wins men's 400m hurdles with new world record
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) Norway's Karsten Warholm won the men's 400m hurdles final here on Tuesday at the Tokyo Olympics, slicing off a sensational .76 seconds off his own world record.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports
It's celebration time in Savita Punia's native village in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Aug 3 (IANS) A village in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh district, where Indian women's hockey team goalkeeper Savita Punia's family resides, is on cloud 9 after the team defeated world champion Australia to enter the semi-finals in Tokyo.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Hockey
Andhra announces Rs 30L cash reward to Sindhu
Amaravati, Aug 3 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh government announced a cash incentive of Rs 30 lakh to badminton superstar P.V. Sindhu, recognising her bronze medal winning feat in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Badminton,Politics
With six days still to go, China betters Rio Olympics gold tally
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) China pocketed five gold medals in weightlifting, cycling track, gymnastics and shooting at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday, its biggest haul of gold medals in a single day so far in Tokyo.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Olympics: Gold dream ends, India men's hockey team to play for bronze (2nd lead)
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) India's dream of winning a gold medal in the Olympic Games men's hockey competition after a gap of 41 years was crushed when they went down 2-5 against world champions Belgium in the semifinals here on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Indian hockey team played extremely well: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (IANS) After India lost to Belgium in the Olympics men's hockey semi-final, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said the Indian hockey team played extremely well and wished the team the very best for the next match.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Hockey,Politics
Olympics: Javelin thrower Annu Rani finishes 14th in her group, fails to advance
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) Indian women's javelin thrower Annu Rani finished a dismal 14th with a best of 54.04 metres in her group, which was not enough to secure her a place in the top-12 across two groups.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Olympics: India lose to Belgium 2-5 in men's hockey semis
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) India's brilliant run in the Tokyo Olympics men's hockey tournament came to an end with a 2-5 defeat to world champions Belgium in the semifinals here on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Excited at the prospect of playing in middle-order: Aussie skipper Wade
Mirpur (Bangladesh), Aug 3 (IANS) Australia's stand-in skipper Matthew Wade has said ahead of the opening T20 International against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium later on Tuesday that it is an exciting prospect for him to "go back into the middle order" and that the task "doesn't faze me too much".
2021-08-03
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
Olympics: India lose to Belgium 2-5 in men's hockey semifinals
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) India's brilliant run in the Tokyo Olympics men's hockey tournament came to an end with a 2-5 defeat to world champions Belgium in the semifinals here on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Barca confident Messi will sign new contract with the club
Madrid, Aug 3 (IANS) FC Barcelona president Joan Laporta has insisted that he is confident Lionel Messi will sign a new contract with the club.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
India's Princepal picked by Sacramento Kings for California league
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) India's top basketball player Princepal Singh has been included in NBA's Sacramento Kings' roster for the California Classic Summer League.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports