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Olympics Shooting: American Shaner Bags Air Rifle Gold As India's Panwar, Deepak Disappoint
Olympics Shooting: American Shaner Bags Air Rifle Gold As India's Panwar, Deepak Disappoint

Deepak and Panwar were forced to play catch-up after shooting low scores in the first two series.

PM Modi Cheers For India Olympic Team In Mann Ki Baat
PM Modi Cheers For India Olympic Team In Mann Ki Baat

The Prime Minister also appealed to people to use Khadi and handloom products in his monthly radio programme.

Sania-Ankita Knocked Out In The First Round
Olympics Tennis: Sania-Ankita Knocked Out In The First Round

With Sania and Ankita's premature exit, Sumit Nagal is the lone tennis hope for India now at the Tokyo Olympics.

Manu, Yashaswini miss women's 10m air pistol finals
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Manu, Yashaswini Miss Women's 10m Air Pistol Finals

Both were appearing in the maiden Olympics and the pressure got the better of them in the crunch moments.

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P V Sindhu Makes Winning Start At Tokyo Olympics

Sindhu sealed the first game in her favour when Polikarpova missed a shot.

Tokyo Olympics: Indian Women Hockey Team Loses To Netherlands In Opening Match
Tokyo Olympics: Indian Women Hockey Team Loses To Netherlands In Opening Match

Tokyo Games silver winner Mirabai Chanu's coach Vijay Sharma will get Rs 10 lakh after his ward's historic feat as the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Saturday announced cash rewards for coaches of Olympic medal winners.

Tokyo Olympics: Inconsistent India Lose To Korea In Archery, Makes QF Exit In Mixed Pair Section
Tokyo Olympics: Inconsistent India Lose To Korea In Archery, Makes QF Exit In Mixed Pair Section

Deepika and Jadhav looked scrappy in their first match together against Chinese Taipei and trailed 1-3 but the duo seized the momentum with six 10s in the final two sets to storm into the last-eight.

Tokyo Olympics: Manika Batra Makes It To 2nd Round, Sumit Nagal Records India's First Tennis Singles
Tokyo Olympics: Manika Batra Makes It To 2nd Round, Sumit Nagal Records India's First Tennis Singles Win Since 1996

India's hope in men's singles, B Sai Praneeth suffered a shock loss against Misha Zilberman of Israel in his first Groupd D match.

Mirabai Chanu
Sensational Mirabai Chanu Snatches Silver At Tokyo Olympics

Mirabai Chanu lifted a total of 202kg (87kg+115kg) to better Karnam Malleswari's bronze in the 2000 Sydney Olympics.

Saurabh Chaudhary
Saurabh Chaudhary Qualifies For The Final Of 10m Air Pistol

Saurabh shot 586 to be tied with Chinese Bowen Zhang after qualification, but as the Indian had more 'inner 10s' (27) to his name, he took the first spot foing into the finals.

Indian Rowers Advance to  Repechage Round
Indian Rowers Move To Repechage Round In Men's Lightweight Double Sculls, Finish 5th In Heats

The repechage round allows boats a second chance to qualify for the quarter-finals, semi-finals or finals.

 Indian men's hockey team
Olympics Hockey: India Beat New Zealand 3-2 In First Match

The Indian men's hockey team overcame some anxious closing moments before defeating New Zealand 3-2 in an intense Pool A match to open their Olympic campaign on a positive note.

Deepika Kumari & Pravin Jadhav
India Bounce Back To Defeat Chinese Taipei, Sail Into Quarters In Mixed Pair

The Indian duo will face the winners of top seed Korea and Bangladesh in the mixed pair section later in the day.

Tokyo Olympics: India's Medal Hunt Starts On Saturday
Tokyo Olympics: India's Medal Hunt Starts On Saturday

If everything goes as per the script, India's first medal should come from the women's 10m air rifle event. Apurvi Chandela and Elavenil Valarivan will be going into the 10m air rifle qualification round high on confidence as they have had good performances in the last couple of years.

AFI Threatens To Take Action Against Under-Performers At Olympics
AFI Threatens To Take Action Against Under-Performers At Olympics

During a fitness trial held on Wednesday at the Sports Authority of India Centre in Bengaluru, Sreeshankar's best jump was 7.48m, a far cry from the 8.26m he had come up during the Federation Cup in March to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics Kicks Off; Flag-Bearers Mary Kom, Manpreet Singh Lead Indian Contingent
Tokyo Olympics Kicks Off; Flag-Bearers Mary Kom, Manpreet Singh Lead Indian Contingent

A total of 19 Indian athletes, including flag-bearers iconic boxer M C Mary Kom and men's hockey team captain Manpreet Singh, besides six officials, participated in the ceremony. The country has a 228-strong delegation in Tokyo, including over 120 athletes.

Deepika Kumari
Tokyo Olympics: Deepika Kumari Finishes 9th In Ranking Round, To Take On Bhutanese Archer Next

Deepika will take part in women's individual and mixed team event where she is paired with her husband Atanu Das.

Brazilian forward Richarlison
Tokyo Olympics: Brazil's Richarlison Scores Hat-Trick Against Germany

Richarlison scored his first goal of the day in the seventh minute. He saw his first shot saved by goalkeeper Florian Mueller. But the ball rebounded perfectly for the striker and he made no mistake the second time around, slotting past Mueller to give Brazil the lead.

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Olympics: Tokyo 2020 Games Set To Begin Amid Lack Of Enthusiasm

Tokyo Olympics, beginning on Friday, is the world's biggest sporting extravaganza but in the Japanese capital, which is the host city, there is clear lack of enthusiasm

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IOC Approves Adding 'Together' Into Olympic Motto

The move to add "together" into the Olympic motto of "faster, higher, stronger" was unanimously approved at the 138th IOC session here on Tuesday.

Tokyo Olympics: Indian Shooters Start Training At Venue
Tokyo Olympics: Indian Shooters Start Training At Venue

The Olympics are scheduled to be held from July 23 to August 8, with the shooting events starting a day after the opening ceremony and covering the first 10 days of the extravaganza, which will be held without spectators owing to the pandemic.

First batch of Indian athletes leaves for Tokyo
Olympics: First Batch Of Indian Athletes Leaves For Tokyo

Athletes and support staff from eight sports -- archery, hockey, badminton, table tennis, judo, gymnastics, and weightlifting -- were part of this batch, with the two hockey squads forming the largest chunk.

First Batch Of Athletes From India Set To Leave For Tokyo Olympics
First Batch Of Athletes From India Set To Leave For Tokyo Olympics

The contingent includes 54 athletes, support staff and Indian Olympic Association (IOA) representatives.

First COVID-19 Case Emerges In Olympic Games Village
First COVID-19 Case Emerges In Olympic Games Village

The person, whose identity organisers have refused to reveal, has been removed from the Village.