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Olympics shooting: Panwar, Deepak fail to qualify for air rifle final
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Indian rifle shooters Divyansh Singh Panwar and Deepak Kumar continued a disappointing run for shooters, failing to qualify for the final of the men's 10m air rifle event at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Finch ruled out of B'desh series, likely to undergo knee surgery
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 25 (IANS) Skipper Aaron Finch has been ruled out of the remainder of Australia's tour of the West Indies and their upcoming series in Bangladesh.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Olympics tennis: Defending champion Andy Murray withdraws from singles
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Defending champion Andy Murray of Great Britain withdrew from the singles draw at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday citing a right quad injury. The 34-year-old plans to continue in the doubles draw with Joe Salisbury.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Olympics tennis: Sania-Ankita knocked out in the first round
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) The Indian pair of Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina were knocked out in the first round of the women's doubles event at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Olympics: Spain's Sara Sorribes sends world No. 1 Ashleigh Barty packing in opening round
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Sara Sorribes Tormo of Spain, ranked 48th in the world, caused the biggest upset in women's tennis at the Tokyo Olympic Games, defeating world No. 1 Ashleigh Barty of Australia 6-4, 6-3 on the Centre Court in Ariake Tennis Park, here on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
IOA seeks relaxation in Covid tests for athletes, officials returning from Japan
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) When Olympic silver medallist weightlifter Mirabai Chanu returns home from Japan on Monday, she will not be allowed to board her flight from Tokyo unless she carries her latest Covid-19 test (RT-PCR) report as a mandatory requirement for all travellers from Japan.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
Australia break world record to win women's 4X100m freestyle relay gold
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Australia beat their own world record to win the women's 4X100m freestyle relay gold at the Tokyo Olympics Games here on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Olympics: Sindhu starts campaign with easy win (Ld)
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) India's Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu started her campaign in Tokyo without breaking a sweat, cantering to a comprehensive 21-7, 21-10 win over Ksenia Polikarpova of Israel in a women's singles Group J match on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Vitalina wins air pistol gold for ROC as Manu, Yashaswini bow out in qualification
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Vitalina Batsarashkina, representing the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) team since Russia is banned, won the women's 10m air pistol gold with an Olympic record of 240.3 points, even as Indian shooters -- Manu Bhaker and Yashaswini Singh Deswal -- failed to qualify for the finals, finishing 12th and 13th respectively on the second day of the Olympic Games here on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
One medal that can change TN athletes' lives forever
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) It was the fire in their empty stomachs and racing on bare foot during their younger days that took five Tamil Nadu athletes to the tracks at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports
Olympics: Sindhu starts campaign with easy win
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) India's Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu started her Tokyo Olympics campaign with a comprehensive 21-7, 21-10 win over Ksenia Polikarpova of Israel in the women's singles preliminary round match on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Holder, Pooran guide West Indies to series-levelling win vs Australia
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 25 (IANS) A fine 93-run partnership between Jason Holder and Nicholas Pooran helped West Indies to a series-levelling four-wicket win over Australia in the rescheduled second One-day International at the Kensington Oval on Sunday (IST).
2021-07-25
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Olympics swimming: Tunisian Ahmed Hafnaoui wins men's 400m freestyle gold
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Ahmed Hafnaoui won Tunisia's first gold at the Tokyo Olympic Games in the men's swimming 400m freestyle here on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Olympics: Rowers qualify for semis in men's lightweight double scull
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) The Indian rowers Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh qualified for the semifinals of the men's lightweight double scull event, finished third in the repechage race on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Manu Bhaker, Yashaswini Deswal crash out in 10m air pistol qualification
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) India's 10m air pistol sensation Manu Bhaker and Yashaswini Singh Deswal failed to qualify for the final, finishing 12th and 13th respectively on the second day of the Olympic Games at the Asaka Shooting Range here on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
South Africa complete T20I series sweep against Ireland
Belfast, July 25 (IANS) South Africa prepared themselves for the T20 World Cup with a whitewash of Ireland as they crushed the home side by 49 runs in the third and final T20 International here on Saturday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Andhra Guv, CM congratulate Mirabai for winning silver medal
Amaravati, July 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Hairchandan and Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday congratulated India's first Tokyo Olympics medallist Mirabai Chanu for bagging a silver medal in weightlifting.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Sports
The Hundred: Jemimah dazzles with unbeaten 92 off 43 balls
Leeds, July 24 (IANS) Indian international batswoman Jemimah Rodrigues hammered an unbeaten 92 off 43 balls to help Northern Superchargers (Women) score a six-wicket win over Welsh Fire (Women) in The Hundred, here on Saturday night.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
IPL forces Pakistan-Afghanistan series to shift to SL from UAE
Kabul, July 24 (IANS) Afghanistan's three-match ODI series against Pakistan has been moved to Sri Lanka after the United Arab Emirates (UAE) expressed unwillingness to play host due to forthcoming assignments in the country.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Israel,Sports,Cricket
Olympics hockey: Indian women lose track after bright start in opener (ld, adds details)
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) India, ranked 9th in the world, matched world No 1 Netherlands in the first half but their challenge fizzled out as the Dutch cantered to a 5-1 win in a Group A match in the women's hockey competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Hockey
Olympics: Sweden, Britain qualify for women's football quarter-finals
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Sweden and Britain qualified for the Olympic women's football tournament quarter-finals following second successive wins in their respective groups here on Saturday, which also saw two thrilling draws.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Football
India set sight on last T20 series before World Cup (Preview, 1st T20I)
Colombo, July 24 (IANS) The Indian team management in Sri Lanka will focus first on sealing the three-match T20 International series that begins here on Sunday and then give youngsters an opportunity in the final T20I. These are the last set of T20 matches that India will play in the lead-up to the T20 World Cup in October-November.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Was hoping for a medal from Saurabh, but he has a bright future: Vijay Kumar
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) India's shooting ace and winner of the silver medal at the 2012 London Olympic Games, Vijay Kumar, said that 10m air pistol marksman Saurabh Chaudhary may have missed winning a medal on Saturday, but the potential he has will see him emerge stronger in the years to come.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Olympics roundup: Mirabai makes history on a gloomy day for India in Tokyo
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu provided the silver lining on a day when some of the most talented Indian shooters, including pistol marksman Saurabh Chaudhary and rifle ace Elavenil Valarivan, flattered to deceive on the first full day of competitions at the Tokyo Olympics here.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Olympics hockey: Indian women lose steam after bright start in opener
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) India, ranked 9th in the world, matched world No 1 Netherlands in the first half but their challenge fizzled out as the Dutch cantered to a 5-1 win in a Group A match in the women's hockey competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Hockey
Khattar greets Nagal for winning India's first Olympic singles match in 25 yrs
Chandigarh, July 24 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday congratulated tennis player Sumit Nagal for winning India's first Olympic singles match in 25 years.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Sports
The dream has been fulfilled: Mirabai Chanu
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Mirabai Chanu, who gave India a start in the medals tally at the Tokyo Olympics with a silver in the womens 49kg weightlifting event, has said that her dream of winning a medal at the Olympics has been fulfilled.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
No demand by BCCI on release of Shaw, Yadav for Test team: Dhawan (ld with change in dateline)
Colombo, July 24 (IANS) Indian limited-overs team captain Shikhar Dhawan said on Saturday that there has been no request from Indian cricket board to release any batsman from the squad in Sri Lanka as reinforcement for Test squad in England.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
No demand by BCCI on immediate release of Shaw, Yadav for Test team: Dhawan
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Indian limited-overs team captain Shikhar Dhawan said on Saturday that there has been no request from the Indian cricket board to release any of the batsmen from the squad in Sri Lanka as reinforcement for the Test squad in England.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Cricket
Amarinder, Stalin hail Mirabai Chanu's Olympic triumph (Ld)
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) The Chief Ministers of Punjab and Tamil Nadu on Saturday congratulated weightlifter Mirabai Chanu for bagging silver in the 49 kg category, securing India's first medal at ongoing Tokyo Olympics.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Sports
India's Manu Bhaker, Divyansh Panwar headline Day 2 of shooting competition
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Indian shooters will aim to lift themselves from Saturday's disappointing show when they begin Day 2 of their campaign at the Asaka Shooting Range on Sunday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Aparshakti Khurana to once again host Indian Sports Honours
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Actor Aparshakti Khurana will once again be seen hosting the Indian Sports Honours. This is the second time the actor will be hosting this awards show.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Sports
We expected Chanu to strike gold, but silver is like gold for us: Mirabai's family
Imphal, July 24 (IANS) The family members of Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, who won a historic silver medal in the women's 49 kg category at the ongoing Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, are elated by her success, though they expected her to strike gold.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Manipur,Sports,Human Interest/Society
Olympics boxing: Seasoned Vikas Krishan stunned by Japanese upstart
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) India's campaign in the Tokyo Olympic boxing competition started on a dismal note as Vikas Krishan was stunned by local hopeful Sewonrets Quincy Mensah Okazawa in the opening round of the men's 69kg on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Mirabai's silver medal a sparkling start for India in Olympics: Stalin
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Saturday wished Olympic silver medallist Mirabai Chanu for her achievement.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports
Mirabai's medal a big boost for Indian weightlifting: Karnam Malleswari
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Karnam Malleswari and N Kunjarani Devi, two legends of Indian weightlifting, on Saturday hailed Saikhom Mirabai Chanu, silver medallist in women's 49kg weightlifting at the Tokyo Olympics for her determination, willpower, and hard work that helped her recover from a disastrous campaign at the 2016 Rio Olympics.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
Tendulkar, Shikhar Dhawan lavish praise on Mirabai Chanu
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Indian sports fraternity, including cricketing greats such as Sachin Tendulkar and the country's white-ball skipper on the tour of Sri Lanka Shikhar Dhawan, led the praise for Mirabai Chanu, who became the first weightlifter from the country to win a silver medal at the Olympic Games, in Tokyo on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Olympics tennis: Djokovic starts campaign with a win
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Men's world No. 1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia and women's world No. 8 Iga Swiatek of Poland won their opening-round matches in the Olympics tennis event at the Ariake Tennis Park here on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
AIFF launches medical support policy for players, technical staff
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has come up with a policy to create a support system for football players and technical staff who have served Indian national teams and may require support related to hospitalisation costs, or grants to their families in case of the footballer's death.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Accidental weightlifter to Olympic medallist, Mirabai Chanu's story (Profile)
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) From failing to lift in any of her three attempts in clean & jerk at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games to winning a silver medal in Tokyo, life has come a long way for Indian weightlifter Saikhom Mirabai Chanu.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
Japan expert Jeev Milkha Singh's word of advice for India's Olympics golfers
Dubai, July 24 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh, the most accomplished golfer in the history of Indian golf and also the most successful on Japanese soil with four titles, has some words of advice for his compatriots who will be representing the country at the ongoing Olympic Games in Tokyo.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports
Mirabai's performance one of the best by an Indian athlete: Abhinav Bindra
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) India's only individual gold medallist at the Olympics, former 10m air rifle shooter Abhinav Bindra, sent a heart-warming message to weightlifter Mirabai Chanu after her silver-medal performance in Tokyo, saying she was one of the only who had "experienced the elation" and that it was a reward for her "years of hard work and single-minded determination".
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
Olympics badminton: Shetty-Rankireddy hold nerve to win; Sai Praneeth loses
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Indian men's doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy defeated the higher-ranked Chinese Taipei pair of Lee Yang and Wang Chi-lin 21-16, 16-21, 27-25 in their first Group A badminton match at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Olympics table tennis: Manika Batra through to second round
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Indian paddler Manika Batra made it to the second round of women's singles table tennis at the Tokyo Olympics with a straight-sets win over Great Britain's Tin-Tin Ho at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Olympics tennis: Nagal beats Istomin to record India's first tennis singles win since 1996
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) India's lone hope in men's tennis singles Sumit Nagal powered to a 6-4, 6-7(6), 6-4 win over Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan in the first round here at the Ariake Tennis Court on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Olympics: Saurabh Chaudhary flatters to deceive, finishes 7th in 10m air pistol
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) There was heartbreak for Indian 10m air pistol shooter Saurabh Chaudhary , who despite emerging on top in the qualification round earlier on Saturday, finished seventh as the country suffered its biggest setback in the shooting arena on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Weightlifting: Mirabai wins historic silver medal at Tokyo Olympics
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu bagged a historic silver medal in the women's 49kg weightlifting at the Tokyo International Forum to lift the gloom after four top pistol and rifle shooters flattered to deceive on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Olympics archery: India crash out in mixed team quarterfinals
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) The Indian mixed team in archery comprising Deepika Kumari and Pravin Jadhav crashed out in the quarterfinals, losing to South Korea 2-6.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Mirabai wins silver in women's 49kg weightlifting
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Saikhom Mirabai Chanu won India's first medal in the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday, claiming silver in the women's 49kg weightlifting.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Olympics hockey: Need to tighten game, says Reid ahead of Australia match
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team chief coach, Graham Reid, was satisfied with his team getting its campaign off to a winning start against New Zealand but said they need to focus on tightening their game both in attack and defence.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports