Tokyo Olympics Highlights Day 1
Tokyo Olympics Highlights Day 1

Tokyo Olympics Highlights Day 1: Mirabai Chanu wins silver medal; shooters Chaudhary, Verma and boxer Krishan disappoint

  • Tokyo Olympics Highlights Day 1: The Indian contingent got off the mark as Mirabai Chanu won the country's first medal in Tokyo. She grabbed silver in the women's 49kg weightlifting event. Shooters failed to win any medal. And finally, the Indian women's hockey team lost 1-5 to the Netherlands.
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2021 08:15 PM IST

Tokyo Olympics Highlights Day 1: Mirabai Chanu won India's first medal at the Tokyo Olympics, winning a silver medal in 49kg weightlifting with a total lift of 202 kg. Saurabh Chaudhary finished 7th in the 10m air pistol final. The duo of Deepika Kumari and Pravin Jadhav lost to Korea in the mixed team quarter-finals. Shuttler B Sai Praneeth crashes out in the first round. India paddlers Manika Batra and Sharath Kamal lose to Chinese Taipei in the first round. Harmanpreet Singh's brace gives India a win in their first men's hockey match of Group A. Elavenil Valarivan and Apurvi Chandela failed to produce their best in the Women's 10m Air Rifle Qualification. Moreover, shooter Saurabh Chaudhary finished 7th in the men's 10m air pistol event. Later, paddlers Suthirtha Mukherjee and Manika Batra advanced to the women's singles second round after winning their respective first-round matches. And finally, the Indian women's hockey team lost 1-5 to the Netherlands.


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  • JUL 24, 2021 07:06 PM IST

    That's all!

    That's all the action we have for you today! Thank you so much for joining us. Mirabai Chanu has given Indians across the world a reason to celebrate and one can only hope that more and more Indian athletes do the same. We will see you tomorrow morning with your Day 2 coverage. Until then, it's goodnight, CIAO!

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:44 PM IST

    FULL-TIME

    IT'S FULL-TIME AND IT ENDS Netherlands 5, India 1 in their Pool A fixture in the women's hockey event.

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:37 PM IST

    5 minutes to go

    In this Pool A game, five minutes remain

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:34 PM IST

    52' GOOOOALLL

    They are making it look so easy.

    Caia Jacqueline van Maasakker puts away the penalty corner beautifully into the bottom left corner past Sushila Pukhrabam

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:33 PM IST

    52' SAVE FROM SAVITA, PC for NED

    Lidewij Marsia Maria Welten, turns around and thumps the ball goalwards to force Savita into save. But India concede a PC

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:31 PM IST

    10 minutes left

    10 minutes left in the match. What do India have in the tank?

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:28 PM IST

    Q4 BEGINS

    A tall order ahead of India. They will have to score at least two more against world no.1 without conceding.

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:23 PM IST

    45' GOOOALLLL

    THAT HAS TO BE ONE OF THE BEST GOALS OF THE DAY! THE DUTCH RUNNING RIOT HERE! Frederique Matla, inside the inner left channel, goes for goal herself after breaking into the circle and with the back of the stick, she rifles the ball past Savita

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:21 PM IST

    43' GOOOALLLL

    THE NETHERLANDS SCORE A GREAT FIELD GOAL. Felice Arbers score her second of the night.

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:09 PM IST

    33' GOOOOOALL! THE NETHERLANDS TAKE THE LEAD

    The penalty corner becoming India's undoing as Caia Jacqueline van Maasakkaer collects the pass from the byline and smashes the ball goalwards along the ground. Van Geffen sticks her stick out deflects the shot to the top left corner to deny Nish any chance of defending that. WHAT A SMART GOAL!

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:06 PM IST

    32' Referral for a Dutch PC

    A TV referral made for a Dutch PC. Margot van Geffen was confident. The TC umpires are taking their time.

    And yes, it has been awarded

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:04 PM IST

    Q3, SECOND HALF BEGINS

    India get the ball rolling in the second half.

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:54 PM IST

    HALFTIME

    After two goals in the first quarter, we saw none in the second. The Dutch came close but were denied by Savita and the post.

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:47 PM IST

    24' Third PC of the game for the Dutch

    OFF THE POST! Frederique Matla connects with the ball off the sweet spot of her stick. She goes for the left post, beats India keeper Savita comprehensively but is denied by the post. Monika was stationed there but she had no chance as the ball whizzed past her

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:44 PM IST

    23' WIDE

    Nisha at the edge of the circle, looks to deflect the ball to the far post from the right but drags it wide

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:43 PM IST

    21' PC TO NED, IND counter

    -Ohh, could prove to be costly for India. Laura Maria Nunnick helps the Netherlands win a penalty corner as the ball hits Nisha's shoes inside the circle.

    -Savita, India's GK, saves it and they have another one.

    -Savita saves again, this time with her legs, and India counter. Vandana Katariya has the ball on the left flank and eventually, Nunnick receives a green card. She is off for the next two minutes for a callous challenge on an Indian player.

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:38 PM IST

    18' Sharmila Devi in the thick of action

    Dutch goalscorer picked up a pass at the edge of the circle on the right and rolled the ball to the byline. She looked to squeeze the ball through the forest of bodies but courtesy of Sharmila Devi's tight defense, she ended up going out of bounds

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:36 PM IST

    Quarter 2 begins

    The second quarter begins

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:32 PM IST

    END OF QUARTER 1

    THE HOOTER GOES OFF AND THE FIRST QUARTER COMES TO AN END. The first opening 15 minutes were exciting. 3 more of these to come.

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:31 PM IST

    13' PC FOR THE DUTCH

    Navjot Kaur is pulled up for a hefty challenge. PC for the Dutch.

    WHAT A SAVE! SAVITA SLIDES TO THE LEFT POST TO STOP THE BALL WITHE HER LEGS

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:27 PM IST

    10' GOAL! INDIA EQUALISES

    GOOOALL! AND INIDA RESPOND. RANI RAMPAL SCORES. Coming to the goal, it began with Rampal threading a quick pass to Navjot Kaur at the edge of the circle on the inner right channel. Kaur takes it to the byline before playing it back to Rani, who rifles the ball into the top right corner off the backfoot. WHA

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:22 PM IST

    6' NED 1-0 IND

    GOOOOALL!! FELICE ARBERS SCORES in the 6th minute as India concede a scrappy goal. It all began with Margot van Geffen going to the right byline and then flicking the ball square. Arbers is present at far, left post and has no issues in slotting the ball home.

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:20 PM IST

    5' Navneet Kaur unable to break through

    From the left flank, Navneet Kaur looks to break in to the middle after collectin a pass from skipper Rani Rampal but she is unable to hold on to possession

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:19 PM IST

    2' Dutch attack early

    The Dutch dart ahead in large numbers but they are undone by an Indian counter-attack.

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:16 PM IST

    A quick reminder

    Netherlands XI - Josine Koning, Caia van Maasakker, Pien Sanders, Lauren Stam, Laurien Leurink, Marloes Keetels, Laura Nunnink, Eva de Goede, Maria Verschoor, Lidewij Welten, Frédérique Matla.

    COACH- A. Annan

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:15 PM IST

    QUARTER 1- first 15 minutes begin

    India in blue, the Dutch in their traditional yellow.

    KICK-OFF! The Netherlands get the game underway.

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:14 PM IST

    RIGHT, WE ARE SECONDS AWAY

    India women's hockey team's campaign is underway in Tokyo against the Dutch

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:11 PM IST

    National anthems

    Both teams are out on the field! It's time for the national anthems

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:00 PM IST

    Just 15 minutes away

    We are 15 minutes away from the start of India vs the Netherlands.

  • JUL 24, 2021 04:56 PM IST

    India women's line-up announced

    India women's hockey team announce their line-up for their opening group game against the Netherlands.


    Gurjit Kaur

    Deep Ekka Grace

    Monika

    Savita (GK)

    Vandana Katariya

    Udita

    Navneet Kaur

    Sushila Chanu Pukhrabam

    Rani (C)

    Salima Tete

    Neha

  • JUL 24, 2021 04:45 PM IST

    Mirabai Chanu speaks to the broadcasters

    On what was it like to win the silver medal: "I am very happy because it was my dream and today, I have achieved it. I cannot tell you how I happy I am."

    On being asked which congratulatory message from the crowd stood out for her: "It feels like a dream that our Prime Minister called me to wish me all the best. It truly felt like a dream that he personally wished me all the best. "

  • JUL 24, 2021 04:42 PM IST

    Mirabai Chanu's coach to broadcasters

    "Yesterday, I was under pressure but I was giving tips to her (Mirabai Chanu) on how not to take the pressure (chuckle)."

  • JUL 24, 2021 04:41 PM IST

    Match to begin shortly

    The women's hockey group clash will begin shortly.

  • JUL 24, 2021 04:32 PM IST

    And they have arrived!

  • JUL 24, 2021 04:32 PM IST

    Up next: India's women's hockey team

    Right, then! It' time to shift our focus to the final event of day 1 involving Indian athletes.

    The women's hockey team will take on the Netherlands.

  • JUL 24, 2021 04:27 PM IST

    Another medal prospect bites the dust!

    Well...well...well! Vikas Krishan was dominated through and through by the 25-year-old Japanese. 10-9 to the home boxer in the first round, 10-8 in the second and the third round confirmed the result. Krishan was left with a bloodied eye and after our shooters, Krishan fails to win a medal.

  • JUL 24, 2021 04:23 PM IST

    It's official! Vikas Kirshan

    BY UNANIMOUS DECISION, it's confirmed! In the red corner, Quincy Okazawa beats Vikas Krishan to move on to the next round!

  • JUL 24, 2021 04:20 PM IST

    Round 3: It's not looking good for Vikas

    1 minute to go and it's not looking good for Vikas as Quincy continues to dominate.

    BOUT IS OVER AND VIKAS KNOWS IT

  • JUL 24, 2021 04:15 PM IST

    ROUND 2: Vikas receives treatment as he has a cut under his eye

    The second round begins the way the first did. Both players land simultaneous jabs. Exciting fight so far.

    Vikas has more experience and will have to go for a knockout.

    Vikas will receive treatment at the end of the round as he has a just under above his left eye. The clock has been stopped. They get back now and the Japanese lands another punch.

    The scores confirm, Vikas trials 18-20

  • JUL 24, 2021 04:10 PM IST

    ROUND 1: Okazawa wins first round

    The first round begins with Vikas going on the defense and then finds an opening to land his first punch.

    Okazawa starts with a flurry of punches and Vikas defends before responding.

    Okazawa pushes Krishan to the ropes and the referee makes a 'no holding' call.

    Both boxers are attacking and Okazawa lands a great punch.

    Then Vikas lands a southpaw hook in the middle of the ring.

    End of the first round, wow! The first three minutes flew past.

    Seems to have gone Okazawa's way and we wait for the official scores to confirm.

    Yes, 10-9 the lead with the Japanese

  • JUL 24, 2021 04:09 PM IST

    IN THE BLUE CORNER IS KRISHAN

    In the Blue Corner is the Indian. Let's go!

  • JUL 24, 2021 04:08 PM IST

    Vikas is here

    AND HERE HE IS! Vikas Krishan Yadav enters the ring

  • JUL 24, 2021 04:05 PM IST

    Vikas Krishan up next!!!

    Last round of the ongoing bout begins between Allicock and Dominican Republica's de la Cruz Baez


    de la Cruz Baez wins and it's finally time!

  • JUL 24, 2021 03:56 PM IST

    Awaiting the culmination of the ongoing match

    Currently, Guayana's Keevin Allicock taking on Alexy Miguel de la Cruz Baez.

  • JUL 24, 2021 03:54 PM IST

    Just a few minutes away now

    Vikas Krishan will be taking part in the 69kg event. He will open his campaign against the 25-year-old opponent. The Japanese is a silver medallist from the 2019 Asian Championships

  • JUL 24, 2021 03:44 PM IST

    In Case You Missed It

    India's star men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Reddy / Chirag Shetty defeated Chinese Taipei's Yang Lee/Chi-Lin Wang 21-16,16-21, 27-25.

  • JUL 24, 2021 03:39 PM IST

    While you wait

    While we await the start of Vikas Krishan's match, here's a quick read for you.

    Read what are the strengths and the weaknesses of Vikas Krishan

  • JUL 24, 2021 03:31 PM IST

    Up next: Vikas Krishnan to start his campaign

    Indian boxer Vikas Krishnan will begin his Tokyo Olympics campaign against Japan's Okazawa in the men's welterweight round of 32 match. The bout is set to begin at 3:54 pm IST

  • JUL 24, 2021 03:05 PM IST

    Tennis results

    First Round: Iga Swiatek beats Mona Barthel 6-2,6-2

    Daniil Medvedev beats Alexander Bublik 6-4,7-6

    French Open champion Barbara Krejcikova wins as Zarina Diyas retired

    Belinda Bencic beat Jessica Pegula 6-3,6-3

    Women's doubles: Ashleigh Barty and Storm Sanders beat Nao Hibino and Makoto Ninomiya 6-1,6-2

  • JUL 24, 2021 03:02 PM IST

    Meanwhile in football

    Women's Group Stage matches:

    Group E: Canada beat Chile 2-1


  • JUL 24, 2021 02:51 PM IST

    Hockey Women's - India vs Netherlands

    After that, India's women's team will be in action as they will lock horns with the Netherlands.

  • JUL 24, 2021 02:46 PM IST

    Next up: Vikas Krishan in action next

    At 3:54 PM IST, boxer Vikas Krishan will be seen in action. He will take on Quincy Mensah Okazawa of Japan in Preliminaries - Round of 32 bout

  • JUL 24, 2021 02:35 PM IST

    Good day for women paddlers

    For the TT contingent, it was a sorry start as Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra crashed out in the mixed doubles event.

    However, the smiles were back as Manika Batra thumped GBR's Tin-Tin Ho 4-0 in just 30 minutes to advance to the second round.

    An hour later, Mukherjee earned a hard-fought 4-3 win

  • JUL 24, 2021 02:32 PM IST

    MADE TO FIGHT BUT SHE TRIUMPHS

    Linda Bergstroem took a 3-1 lead and looked the more comfortable of the two. She was playing it patiently but was still ineffective with her backhand chops.

    Sutirtha brought out her offensive game and played them convincingly to win the next three games and seal a place in the second round.

  • JUL 24, 2021 02:20 PM IST

    GAME 7: MUKHERJEE WINS!!

    3-0: The Indian is leading 3-0 and forces the Swede to take a timeout.

    5-2: Another lucky point for Linda. Her backhand chop clips the top of the net and just rolls over.

    6-2: A bit of luck for the Indian also. The ball off her forehand clips the net and falls short for Linda.

    8-2: The mistakes come from the Swede as she returns it long.

    9-2: Just two points away from the win. Linda's forehand hits the net and falls long.

    9-3: Linda plays closer to the table and forces Mukherjee into a botched backhand return.

    10-3: WHAT A WAY TO GET TO HER MATCH POINTS. great defence and offense.

    10-4: Linda saves one

    10-5: The wait continues. 5 more match points

    11-5: GAME AND MATCH! SUTIRTHA MUKHERJEE WINS AND SHE IS THROUGH TO THE NEXT ROUND


  • JUL 24, 2021 02:08 PM IST

    GAME 6: WE ARE GOING INTO THE DECIDER

    1-1: Heavy topspin on the forehand by Mukherjee and Linda can only return the ball into the net.

    1-4: Another unforced error from Mukherjee, three on the trot

    7-4: The Timeout at 1-4 seems to be working for the Indian as the Indian wins six points on the trot to lead.

    8-5: A great backhand across the court and Bergstrom is unable to keep it on the table.

    8-6: BOOMING FOREHAND winner from the Swede. Much better from Linda.

    9-6: This time, her backhand return zips long.

    9-7: Once again, a scintillating forehand smash and gets the better of the Indian.

    10-7: Game point, 3 of them, for Sutirtha.

    10-8: The Swede saves on and receives some help from the net as the ball clips the top of the net and rills over

    10-9: The swede saves one more.

    11-9: WHAT A RALLY AND THE INDIAN FORCES TEH DECIDER


  • JUL 24, 2021 02:01 PM IST

    GAME 5: Mukherjee pulls one back, wins game 5

    0-2: Two unforced errors give the Indian a 2-0 lead.

    0-4: A short-arm, backhand jab from the Swede but the down-the-line shoots long.

    0-5: Mukherjee with a heavy, topspin forehand drive and the Swede's return flies long of the table.

    0-6: Brilliant rally! A long one which eventually ends with Linda tapping the ball over the table.

    1-6: First point for Linda comes from Mukherjee's unforced error.

    1-7: Once again, Linda is unable to return the booming forehand drive from the Indian.

    2-8: The Indian running away with this game now.

    3-10: Patient rally from the Indian as she has seven game points.

    3-11: SUTIRTHA MUKHERJEE WINS GAME 5, TRAILS 2-3


  • JUL 24, 2021 01:54 PM IST

    GAME 4: Sutirtha loses game 4, trails 1-3

    1-1: Sutirtha's backhand block hits the net.

    1-2: Next, she drags her topspin backhand way wide of the table.

    1-3: The Indian nets her return

    1-4: Off the net and the Indian's return falls long

    1-5: The Swede running away with this game as Mukherjee makes another unforced error.

    3-5: Two consecutive errors, the ball drifting long on both occasions.

    3-6: Mukherjee then returns the favour as her backhand drive from the centre flies long.

    3-7: Another return hit wide by the Indian.

    5-9: Sutirtha's return hits the top of the net and falls back in.

    7-9: Two points for Mukherjee as Linda wraps her forehand long.

    8-9: THAT'S MORE LIKE IT! A brilliant forehand winner.

    9-9 AMAZING COMEBACK. SHE IS BACK LEVEL, IS THE INDIAN!

    9-10: Mukherjee's backhand return rams into the net

    9-11: MAKE THAT 3-1 FOR SWEDEN, JUST ONE GAME AWAY NOW

  • JUL 24, 2021 01:43 PM IST

    GAME 3: Swede takes a 2-1 lead against Sutirtha

    2-2:The India draws level to 2-2.

    2-3: Lucky point for the Swede, as the ball clips the edge of the table and it's almost impossible to return those.

    2-4: The Swede extends her lead

    3-4: The backhand chop is the Swede's undoing again as she hits it long.

    7-7: BRILLIANT COMEBACK FROM MUKHERJEE! She takes the offensive approach and fights her way into the game.

    9-8: The continues to fight. A clean winner off her forehand. That's a cracking table tennis

    9-9: Looks for a backhand top-spin but misses it.

    10-10: Mukherjee made to fetch her forehand and ends up netting it.

    11-11: Another game point squandered by Mukherjee as her aggressive forehand rams into the net.

    11-12: And a game point for Swede as Mukherjee's backhand shoots long.

    11-13: OFF THE NET AND FALLS LONG! SUTIRTHA MUKHERJEE LOSES GAME 3, TRAILS 1-2

  • JUL 24, 2021 01:35 PM IST

    Game 2: Mukherjee wins second game to draw level

    1-0 to the Indian

    2-0 A long rally, both players were patient during the rally with their chops and eventually, it was top-spin forehand from the Indian that got the better of the Swede

    2-1: Mukherjee's backhand block shoots long.

    4-1: Linda's backhand chop finds the net.

    4-2: Sutirtha looks to go cross court while returning's Linda's forehand top-spin but nets it.

    5-2: Linda nets her forehand slice.

    6-2: The backhand chop by Linda once again ends up in the net. The shot is not working for her.

    8-2: The Indian is right back into the contest, a much better showing in the second game.

    8-3: Much better from the Swede, this time goes across the court with a scintillating forehand.

    8-4: Now, the Indian's backhand shoots long.

    8-5: Unforced error as Mukherjee drags her forehand wide on the right hand side

    8-6: The Swede is back as a tentative backhand from the Indian is hit into the net.

    8-7: Another unforced error.

    8-8: SIX POINTS ON THE TROT! WHAT A COMEBACK. Another smashing winner.

    8-9: She now leads as Mukherjee's forehand clips off the top of the net and falls long.

    10-9: A big point from the Indian as Swede hits her ereturn long.

    11-9 AND SHE HOLDS ON TO DRAW LEVEL!


  • JUL 24, 2021 01:34 PM IST

    Meanwhile, Djokovic wins

    Novak Djokovic breezed into the next round with a 6-2,6-2 win over Bolivia's Hugo Dellien.

  • JUL 24, 2021 01:29 PM IST

    GAME 1: SUTIRTHA LOSES GAME 1

    The Swede is running away with the game, taking a 5-0 lead as Mukherjee misses a regulation backhand. She makes it 5-1 by winning the next point.

    Swede hasn't broken a sweat yet as she is reaping the benefits of Mukherjee's errors.

    She makes it 8-2 as the Indian nets here forehand.

    8-3 to the Swede after she shoots her forehand long.

    8-4: Great point, a big serve and a loopy return from the Swede. The Indian finishes it off with a forehand winner.

    From 7-1 to 8-5 as Linda overhits her backhand.

    9-5: Could be costly as Sutirtha smashes her forehand into the net.

    10-5: Again a mistake, two on the trot off the forehand.

    11-5 SUTIRTHA LOSES GAME 1

  • JUL 24, 2021 01:27 PM IST

    Mukherjee vs Bergstrom: About to begin

    The match is about to begin as both players are ready to start the game.

  • JUL 24, 2021 01:22 PM IST

    Mukherjee vs Bergstrom

    Linda Bergstrom of Sweden is ranked 80 in the ITTF rankings while Sutirtha Mukherjee is at the 95th position.

  • JUL 24, 2021 01:04 PM IST

    Next up: R1 match between Sutirtha Mukherjee and Linda Bergström

    After Manika Batra, the focus will be on Sutirtha Mukherjee, who will take on Sweden's Linda Bergström in her women's singles first-round match.

  • JUL 24, 2021 12:59 PM IST

    Djokovic in action

    Meanwhile, Novak Djokovic begins his campaign. He won the first set 6-2 against Bolovia's Hugo Dellien.

  • JUL 24, 2021 12:57 PM IST

    BATRA IS THROUGH TO THE SECOND ROUND

    AND SHE IS THROUGH! What a resounding Round 1 victory from Manika Batra in her women's singles first round match against GBR's Tin-Tin Ho. Never looked in doubt and she must feel really good after her disappointing result with Sharath Kamal in the mixed doubles event.

    In just 30 minutes, Batra wins 11-7,11-6,12-10,11-9

  • JUL 24, 2021 12:45 PM IST

    Game 3: Batra saves 4 game point, Manika leads 3-0

    Great Britain's Tin-Tin Ho seems to have found some rhythm but is not able to hold her serves well enough. From leading 6-2, she now leads 7-5. Batra is also struggling on her own serve. She makes it 6-8 with a cracking down the line forehand for a winner.

    Nervy from Tin-Tin. From 10-6 up, Batra has now fought back to make 10-9. However, the Brit still has one more game point.

    Manika saves 4 game points!

    Now she has a game point in hand. Inside out forehand placed at the left corner.

    AND SHE WINS IT 12-10

  • JUL 24, 2021 12:36 PM IST

    Game 2: Batra takes 2-0 lead

    Manika Batra, after facing an early exit in the mixed doubles event with Sharath Kamal, starts her women's singles campaign in style.

    She takes a 2-0 lead after winning the second game 11-6

  • JUL 24, 2021 12:33 PM IST

    Next up: We have the the Table Tennis Women's first round

    Tin-Tin HO vs Manika Batra in the women's singles


    Game 1: India's Manika Batra wins the first game 11-7

  • JUL 24, 2021 12:31 PM IST

    GOLD MEDAL FOR Javad Foroughi

    GOLD MEDAL FOR Javad Foroughi in the men's 10m air pistol event. Silver goes to Damir Mikec and Pang Wei wins bronze.

  • JUL 24, 2021 12:27 PM IST

    Shooting updates

    The 19-year-old Saurabh Chaudhury still has another chance, in the mixed team event with Manu Bhaker. He needs to take the breathtaking form from their world cup triumphs for that one! All four world cup golds in 2019 was theirs

  • JUL 24, 2021 12:21 PM IST

    Mirabai Chanu, what a big achievement

  • JUL 24, 2021 12:18 PM IST

    Shooting update:

    An absolute shocker! Saurabh Chaudhary, who topped the qualification round, has crashed out of the final. He finishes 7th

  • JUL 24, 2021 12:18 PM IST

    Mirabi Chanu medal photo

    Mirabai Chanu medal. (HT)
    Mirabai Chanu medal. (HT)

    Mirabai Chanu wins medal.

  • JUL 24, 2021 12:16 PM IST

    Saurabh Chaudhary final shooting

    Another disappointment for India in shooting as Saurabh Chaudhary crashes out in the final.

  • JUL 24, 2021 12:11 PM IST

    Shooting update

    After 11 shots, Saurabh Chaudhary continues to stay seventh, with a score of 107. And he survives the first elimination round. shoots 10.2 to stay in the hunt. He lives to fight another day. In the 6th place now

  • JUL 24, 2021 12:09 PM IST

    Saurabh Chaudhary final shooting:

    Saurabh Chaudhary with a score of 96.8, is currently seventh after the first 10 shots. We now head to the single shots round after the end of Series 1 and Series 2

  • JUL 24, 2021 12:08 PM IST

    Silver medal for Chanu!

    Silver confirmed! (Screenshot)
    Silver confirmed! (Screenshot)
  • JUL 24, 2021 12:05 PM IST

    Shooting final: Slow start for Saurabh

    Saurabh Chaudhary, with a score of 47.7, is currently eighth in the standings after the first five shots

  • JUL 24, 2021 12:01 PM IST

    Clean and Jerk: Weightlifting 49 kg

    India has never won a medal on the first day of the Olympics, and along comes Mirabai Chanu to change it, she comes out with a scream for her last attempt.


    She is going for 117 kg record. This will not put on her lead. It will win her silver medal.


    She gives it everything, but can't clear 117 in the last attempt. Standing ovation for her. What an incredible battle between her and Zhuhui. Confirms silver medal for her.

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:58 AM IST

    Clean and Jerk: Weightlifting 49 kg

    China's HOU Zhihui attempts to lift 116kg. She has lifted it.

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:58 AM IST

    Clean and Jerk: Weightlifting 49 kg

    Chanu! Chanu! Chanu! New olympic record with 115kg! But still not enough for gold, because Zhuhui lifted more in the snatch

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:55 AM IST

    Clean and Jerk: Weightlifting 49 kg

    China's HOU Zhihui attempts to lift 114kg. She has lifted it. Now Mirabai Chanu has to clear her own World Record to go for gold.


    Zhuhui gets 114kg! Knees shaking. I'm talking about myself. Zhuhui's knees were fine. Now Chanu has to try and break her own world record of 119 for the gold...

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:55 AM IST

    Clean and Jerk: Weightlifting 49 kg

    Indonesia's Windy Aisah with a huge lift of 110kg to guarantee herself a medal.

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:52 AM IST

    Clean and Jerk: Weightlifting 49 kg

    Mirabai Chanu comes out now to attempt her first 110 kg lift. She is trailing 6 points after Snatch, which she needs to recover.


    She has done it.

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:51 AM IST

    Clean and Jerk: Weightlifting 49 kg

    China's HOU Zhihui attempts to lift 109 kg. And she does it easily. Perfect. She is now on gold medal position.

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:49 AM IST

    Clean and Jerk: Weightlifting 49 kg

    USA's DELACRUZ Jourdan Elizabeth fails to lift 108 kg in her third attempt as well.


    This is unexpected.

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:48 AM IST

    Clean and Jerk: Weightlifting 49 kg

    USA's DELACRUZ Jourdan Elizabeth fails to lift 108 kg in her second attempt as well.


    Indonesia's Windy Aisah with a huge lift of 108kg to lead at the moment in clean & jerk. She was loving it!

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:46 AM IST

    Tennis results update

    Sumit Nagal, India's last entrant into the Olympics, has beaten the 2018 Asian Games gold medallist Denis Istomin 6-4, 6-7(6), 6-4 in the first men's singles encounter. The last time India won a match in tennis singles was 25 years ago, when Leander Paes won the historic bronze at the 1996 Atlanta

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:45 AM IST

    Clean and Jerk: Weightlifting 49 kg

    USA's DELACRUZ Jourdan Elizabeth fails to lift 108 kg in her first attempt.

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:43 AM IST

    Clean and Jerk: Weightlifting 49 kg

    Chinese Taipei's FANG Wan-Ling lifts attemps to lift 103kg in Clean-and-Jerk. And she is unable to do so.

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:42 AM IST

    Clean and Jerk: Weightlifting 49 kg

    Hiromi Miyake, playing in her last Olympics, bows out after failing to clear all 3 of her clean & jerk attempts. A Japanese legend, two-time Olympic medallist. Miyake's uncle was a gold medallist at the 1964 Tokyo Games and the 1968 Olympics. Her father and coach won the bronze in 1968

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:41 AM IST

    Clean and Jerk: Weightlifting 49 kg

    Belgium's Nina Sterckx unable to lift 101kg in her Clean and Jerk event.

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:36 AM IST

    Badminton results

    Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have lost the second game 16-21 against Chinese Taipei opponents.

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:35 AM IST

    Clean and Jerk: Weightlifting 49 kg

    Chinese Taipei's FANG Wan-Ling lifts 101kg in Clean-and-Jerk.

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:33 AM IST

    Clean and Jerk: Weightlifting 49 kg

    Japan's MIYAKE Hiromi fails to lift 99kg in her third attempt as well. This might be her final Olympics appearance.

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:30 AM IST

    Clean and Jerk: Weightlifting 49 kg

    Japan's MIYAKE Hiromi fails to lift 99kg in her second attempt.

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:29 AM IST

    Clean and Jerk: Weightlifting 49 kg

    So far, no one has come close to Mirabai Chanu's world record clean & jerk of 119kg. All attempts around the 96-99kg mark so far. Waiting anxiously for Chanu to get started.

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:29 AM IST

    Clean and Jerk: Weightlifting 49 kg

    France's Anais Michel attempts to lifts 99 kg in Clean and Jerk. She succeeds.

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:28 AM IST

    Clean and Jerk: Weightlifting 49 kg

    Japan's MIYAKE Hiromi fails to lift 99kg in her first attempt.

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:27 AM IST

    Clean and Jerk: Weightlifting 49 kg

    Belgium's Nina Sterckx lifts 99kg easily in her first Clean and Jerk event.

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:25 AM IST

    Clean-and-Jerk: Weightlifting 49 kg

    France's Anais Michel lifts 98 kg in Clean and Jerk.


    Chinese Taipei's FANG Wan-Ling lifts 98kg in Clean-and-Jerk.

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:21 AM IST

    Archery - Republic of Korea vs India - Quarterfinal Results

    India's mixed archery team ousted by Korea 6-2 in the quarter-finals. No surprises there, given the might of the Koreans in the sport. What was surprising, though, was that Deepika Kumari didn't hit a single 10 throughout the four sets. Pravin Jadhav blew hot and cold, going between two 10s in the second set to 6 in the final.

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:16 AM IST

    Archery - Republic of Korea vs India - Quarterfinal Results

    Set 3: The Indians strike back!! Kumari and Jadhav shoot 37, as opposed to Korea's 35 to halve the deficit. The set score is 2-1 and set points score is 4-2 in the Korea's favour

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:13 AM IST

    Archery - Republic of Korea vs India - Quarterfinal Results

    Set 2: The Indian pair register a score of 37 with 2 perfect arrows. However, the Korean pair better than with two arrows of 10 and 9, respectively to shoot 38 and take a 4-0 set points lead. They lead the set score 2-0

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:13 AM IST

    Archery - Republic of Korea vs India - Quarterfinal Results

    The mixed doubles pair of Deepika Kumari and Pravin Jadhav take on An San and Kim Je Deok

    The Korean pair take the first set 35-32 to take a 2-0 set points lead

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:12 AM IST

    Snatch: Weightlifting 49 kg

    Weightlifting scores. (Screenshot)
    Weightlifting scores. (Screenshot)

    A look at Weightlifting scores after Snatch round.

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:08 AM IST

    Badminton results update

    Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty have won the first game 21-16 against Chinese Taipei opponents.

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:07 AM IST

    Snatch: Weightlifting 49 kg

    China's HOU Zhihu attempts to lift 94kg. Her World record is of 96kg in Snatch. This will be an Olympic record if she lifts it. SHE DOES!

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:04 AM IST

    Snatch: Weightlifting 49 kg

    China's HOU Zhihui attempts 92 kg lift. Easy peasy.

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:03 AM IST

    Snatch: Weightlifting 49 kg

    Mirabai Chanu will attempt to lift 89 kg in Snatch. Can she do it here? Nope, her first attempt is a miss.


    China is in the lead with 91kg lift in Snatch.

  • JUL 24, 2021 11:01 AM IST

    Badminton results update:

    B Sai Praneeth has lost his opening men's singles Group D match, going down to Israel's Misha Zilberman 17-21, 15-21.

  • JUL 24, 2021 10:58 AM IST

    Snatch: Weightlifting 49kg

    Mirabai Chanu's lift of 87 kg is a success. This time, she looked tidier and more confident.

  • JUL 24, 2021 10:55 AM IST

    Tennis results update:

    Denis Istomin fights back to take the second set 7-6(6) against Sumit Nagal. The Indian was up a break in the second after winning the first set, but will now have to fight it out in the decider.

  • JUL 24, 2021 10:52 AM IST

    Snatch: Weightlifting 49kg

    Mirabai Chanu's lift is a success. A little struggle, but good recovery to lift it clean.

  • JUL 24, 2021 10:51 AM IST

    Shooting update:

    We have our first finalist in Tokyo. And who else but Saurabh Chaudhary. The 19-year-old, cool as ever, tops the 10m Air Pistol qualification round with a score of 586, which included a perfect 100 in the fourth series. Abhishek Verma made a valiant fightback after a slow start and looked set to squeeze into the top 8 too, but two straight 8s in the final series pushed him down to 17th.

  • JUL 24, 2021 10:51 AM IST

    Shooting update:

    Saurabh Chaudhary's has qualified for the final of the men's 10m air pistol event with a score of 586, marginally missing out on the Qualification Olympic Record (591). He shot a perfect 100 in series 4, 98 in series 5 and a 97 in series 6. He finished top of the list after 6 series.

    However, compatriot Abhishek Verma, who was fifth during series 5, eventually finished 17th and failed to qualify for the final. He finished with a score of 575.

  • JUL 24, 2021 10:49 AM IST

    Snatch: Weightlifting 49kg

    Belgium's Nina Sterckx attempts 81kg lift. She does it in the 2nd attempt.

  • JUL 24, 2021 10:46 AM IST

    Snatch: Weightlifting 49kg

    Belgium's Nina Sterckx attempts 81kg lift. She is unable to do so in her first attempt.

  • JUL 24, 2021 10:43 AM IST

    Snatch: Weightlifting 49kg

    Chinese Taipei's FANG Wan-Ling attempts 80kg lift. She has done it. Great lift.

  • JUL 24, 2021 10:42 AM IST

    Badminton results update

    B Sai Praneeth loses first game 17-21 against Israel's Misha Zilberman in the Men's singles Group D match.

  • JUL 24, 2021 10:41 AM IST

    Snatch: Weightlifting 49kg

    Chinese Taipei's FANG Wan-Ling lifts 78 kg quite comfortably.


    France's Anais Michel comes to lift 78 kg. She has done it.

  • JUL 24, 2021 10:38 AM IST

    Shooting update

    Saurabh Chaudhary's qualification round is over and he finishes with a score of 586, marginally missing out on the Qualification Olympic Record (591). He shot a perfect 100 in series 4, 98 in series 5, and a 97 in series 6.

    On the other hand, Abhishek Verma jumps to the seventh position. He shot 98 in that round.

    Remember, the top 8 shooters will qualify for the finals.

  • JUL 24, 2021 10:32 AM IST

    Weightlifting 49kg: Mirabai Chanu set to perform

    India's weightlifter Mirabai Chanu set to compete in the 49kg Weightlifting event. Mirabai's first attempt in Snatch will be of 84 kg.

  • JUL 24, 2021 10:26 AM IST

    Saurabh Chaudhary on a roll

    After a perfect score of 100 in series 4, Saurabh Chaudhary shoots 98 in series 5 to lead the list.


    On the other hand, Abhishek Verma registers 97 in series 4 to jump to 9th place in the standings. Good recovery, that.

  • JUL 24, 2021 10:23 AM IST

    Shooting update

    Saurabh Chaudhury on fire. A perfect round of 10 10s and now leading the qualification by some distance.... incredible stuff from India's quiet man of shooting.

  • JUL 24, 2021 10:18 AM IST

    Shooting update:

    Saurabh Chaudhary's onslaught continues as he jumps to 1st position in the list, whereas Abhishek Verma drops to places to 16th place

  • JUL 24, 2021 10:12 AM IST

    Weightlifting 49kg start list

    Michel Anais (France)

    Fang Wan-Ling (Chinees Taipei)

    Sterckx Nina (Belgium)

    Aisah Windy Candika (Indonesia)

    Delacruz Jourdan Elizabeth (USA)

    Hiu Zhihui (China)

    Miyake Hiromi (Japan)

    Mirabai Chanu Saikhom (India)

  • JUL 24, 2021 10:10 AM IST

    Saurabh Chaudhary, Abhishek Verma recover

    Saurabh Chaudhary has reached 2nd position in the list -- and Abhishek Verma is too recovering. He is on 14th now.

  • JUL 24, 2021 10:04 AM IST

    Shooting qualifiers update

    Saurabh Chaudhary has climbed to the 4th position now in the qualifiers. Abhishek Verma still somewhere in the 20s.

  • JUL 24, 2021 09:57 AM IST

    Shooting qualifiers update

    Saurabh Chaudhary reaches 6th position in the table. Abhishek Verma languishing in 27th position.

  • JUL 24, 2021 09:50 AM IST

    Shooting qualifiers update

    Saurabh Chaudhary recovers, climbs to 15th position. Abhishek Verma still jittery.

  • JUL 24, 2021 09:46 AM IST

    Shooting qualifiers

    Jittery start for Saurabh Chaudhary and Abhishek Verma. Both are struggling to reach the top half.

  • JUL 24, 2021 09:43 AM IST

    Sumit Nagal vs Denis Istomin

    Sumit Nagal, India's last-minute entry in the singles tennis draw, wins the first set 6-4 against 2018 Asian Games gold medallist Denis Istomin.

  • JUL 24, 2021 09:38 AM IST

    Shooting begins: Scores

    Saurabh (Series 1): 10, 10, 10, 10, 10

    Abhishek (Series 1): 9, 9

  • JUL 24, 2021 09:38 AM IST

    Djokovic in Olympic village

    Novak Djokovic. (Twitter/Screenshot)
    Novak Djokovic. (Twitter/Screenshot)

    Simply, Novak Djokovic things. Djokovic spotting: the man is everywhere, doing everything.

  • JUL 24, 2021 09:28 AM IST

    Archery QF

    Archery mixed team QF: India's Deepika Kumari and Pravin Jadhav will have to contend with the most dominant archery team in the world, the Koreans. In. 2016 Rio Korea swept all 4 archery gold medals on offer. Are they still unbeatable?


    -- Rudraneil Sengupta, Sports Editor

  • JUL 24, 2021 09:25 AM IST

    Tennis result so far:

    Sumit Nagal facing Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin in First round. He is currently leading 4-3 in first set

  • JUL 24, 2021 09:19 AM IST

    Shooting qualifcation round

    Men's 10m pistol shooting qualification round featuring Abhishek Verma and Saurabh Chaudhary to begin in 15 minutes.

  • JUL 24, 2021 09:18 AM IST

    Tennis: Sumit Nagal in action

    Sumit Nagal is tied at 1-1 with Denis Istomin in Round 1 of Tennis match.


    Elsewhere, Satwik and Chirag face men's doubles action in badminton.

  • JUL 24, 2021 09:12 AM IST

    Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra lose

    India's Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra bow out of the Mixed Doubles event as they lose 11-8, 11-6, 11-5, 11-4 to Chinese Taipei's Ju Yun Lin and Ching I Cheng in Round of 16.

  • JUL 24, 2021 09:10 AM IST

    Chinese Taipei are relentless

    Lin Yun Ju & Cheng I Ching have turned on the heat in the fourth game as they lead 7-0.

  • JUL 24, 2021 09:07 AM IST

    Sharath and Manika trail 0-3

    Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra haven't been able to find an answer to the Chinese pair of Lin Yun Ju & Cheng I Ching. They now trail 0-3 in the match after losing the third game 11-5.

  • JUL 24, 2021 09:03 AM IST

    Manika, Sharath trail again

    Lin Yun Ju & Cheng I Ching of Chinese Taipei are again leading the third game as they lead 5-3. Can Manika and Sharath make a comeback?

  • JUL 24, 2021 08:59 AM IST

    Second games goes to Chinese Taipei

    Yun Ju & I Ching have overwhelmed Manika Batra and Sharath Kamal in the second game as they win 11-6. They are leading 2 games to nil.

  • JUL 24, 2021 08:56 AM IST

    Close second game

    Manika and Sharath are giving a good fight to Yun Ju & I Ching in the second game. The score reads 6-6.

  • JUL 24, 2021 08:51 AM IST

    Manika, Sharath lose first game

    Lin Yun Ju & Cheng I Ching of Chinese Taipei have won the first game 11-8.

  • JUL 24, 2021 08:49 AM IST

    Yun Ju & I Ching make comeback

    Third seeds Lin Yun Ju & Cheng I Ching of Chinese Taipei have made a comeback into the game as they now lead the Indian pair 7-5.

  • JUL 24, 2021 08:47 AM IST

    Manika, Sharath make good start

    Manika and Sharath have made a good start as they lead 4-1 in the first game.

  • JUL 24, 2021 08:44 AM IST

    Mixed-team table tennis match about to begin

    Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra have started practicing with their opponents as the match is about to begin.

  • JUL 24, 2021 08:29 AM IST

    Judo result: Sushila Devi loses

    Sushila Devi loses in the first round of her Judo match.

  • JUL 24, 2021 08:27 AM IST

    Table Tennis: Sharath, Manika in action

    Sharath Kamal, Manika Batra in action in mixed-team table tennis match.

  • JUL 24, 2021 08:25 AM IST

    India beat New Zealand 3-2

    Harmanpreet Singh's brace gives India a win in their first men's hockey match of Group A. India to face favourites Australia tomorrow.

  • JUL 24, 2021 08:18 AM IST

    4th quarter: India 3-2 New Zealand

    PC to NZ! Sreejesh dives to save a goal. Thrilling save. He makes another dive on his left to make save. Fantastic stuff from Sreejesh.

  • JUL 24, 2021 08:15 AM IST

    4th quarter: India 3-2 New Zealand

    New Zealand's set piece. Manpreet Singh makes the save. NZ given another PC. Manpreet calls for review.


    Footage has been viewed -- and it is taking a long time to decide. No advice possible -- 3rd time. India keep referral. PC continues.


    India make another wonderful block. But one more PC

  • JUL 24, 2021 08:06 AM IST

    China's YANG Qian wins women's 10m air rifle gold

    Qualifying leader Duestad is eliminated with four shooters to go. Switzerland's Nina Christen is knocked out on 230.6 points and she wins the first bronze medal of Tokyo 2020.


    So it's a straight shootoff between Anastasiia Galashina (ROC) and YANG Qian (CHN) for gold.


    10.7 for Yang, 10.8 for Galashina in their first shots of the final set. The ROC shooter has a 0.2 lead overall going into the last shots.


    Hang on, Galashina manages only an 8.9 – her lowest score of this final! Yang shoots a 9.8 and she will win gold!


    251.8 points is a new Final Olympic Record for Yang.

    (Source: Tokyo 2020 Website)

  • JUL 24, 2021 08:05 AM IST

    4th quarter: India 3-2 New Zealand

    Mandeep dribbles past Kiwi players to make circle penetration but was stopped. Pressure on Kiwi's half

  • JUL 24, 2021 08:01 AM IST

    India Rowing results

    India Rowing results. (Screenshot.)
    India Rowing results. (Screenshot.)

    India pair Arvind Singh and Arjun Jat finish fifth place in Lightweight Men's Sculls with a time of 6:40:33. They have qualified for Repechage.

  • JUL 24, 2021 07:56 AM IST

    4th set: India 3-2 New Zealand

    Will there be a twist in the final 15 minutes? This is as close as it gets. We predicted close games.

  • JUL 24, 2021 07:48 AM IST

    3rd quarter: India 3-2 New Zealand

    GAME ON! New Zealand score on open play, came from right side, Wilson picks, enters the circle, passes it to Jenness who nicks it in.

  • JUL 24, 2021 07:45 AM IST

    3rd quarter: India 3-1 New Zealand

    It's not Virat Kohli vs Kane Williamson, but India and New Zealand are pretty tough rivals on the hockey field too. At the Olympics, they've met 7 times with India winning 4 of those matches and the Kiwis 3.


    In the semi finals at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, the Kiwis eliminated India. But India thumped them 5-0 in the Olympic test event final in 2019.


    -- Rudraneil Sengupta, Sports Editor

  • JUL 24, 2021 07:44 AM IST

    3rd quarter: India 3-1 New Zealand

    India again call for a referral in New Zealand's circle. After a long time, the referee deems that there is no clear cut reply. India keep referral though.

  • JUL 24, 2021 07:32 AM IST

    3rd quarter: India 3-1 New Zealand

    A video referral leads to India's penalty corner.


    GOALLLL! Harmanpreet Singh does it again from a set piece. India extend lead 3-1.

  • JUL 24, 2021 07:30 AM IST

    First medal event final starts

    The final of the women's 10m air rifle has begun.

    This is the first medal event of the Games.

    Earlier this morning, Norway's Jeanette Hegg Duestad set a new Qualifying Olympic Record.


    (Tokyo Olympics)

  • JUL 24, 2021 07:23 AM IST

    2nd half begins: India 2-1 New Zealand

    The 3rd quarter begins - New Zealand will look to bounce back in the match.

  • JUL 24, 2021 07:18 AM IST

    End of 1st half

    India lead at the end of 2nd half -- and as predicted it is the two dragflickers doing the scoring from set-pieces. India 2-1 New Zealand

  • JUL 24, 2021 07:17 AM IST

    Guess who's here at Tokyo Village

    G Sathiyan with Novak Djokovic. (Twitter)
    G Sathiyan with Novak Djokovic. (Twitter)

    Our table tennis man Sathiyan just bumped into Djokovic...Djokovic with a mask...is that a first?

  • JUL 24, 2021 07:12 AM IST

    2nd quarter: India 1-1 New Zealand

    India ask for a video referral. It was just inside --- it was close, and it was a backstick. India get a PC. Can they get a goal here?


    GOALLL! Surender Singh sends, Rupinder Pal traps, and Harmanpreet Singh scores!

  • JUL 24, 2021 07:07 AM IST

    2nd quarter: India 1-1 New Zealand

    A cagey 2nd quarter in which New Zealand are doing most of the defending. But they are defending well.

  • JUL 24, 2021 07:00 AM IST

    2nd quarter: India 1-1 New Zealand

    Cagey start to the 2nd quarter as both teams contesting in the midfield. India looking to take lead.

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:58 AM IST

    Tokyo Games underway!

    On the opening day of the Games we have three people bringing the action to you live. Karan Saxena is doing the heavy lifting. Rutvick Mehta has spent a sleepless night dreaming of India winning medals. And this is Rudraneil Sengupta, waiting with great anxiety (and a cup of tea) for Mirabai Chanu to begin.

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:55 AM IST

    End of 1st quarter: IND 1-1 NZ

    Russell and Rupinder Pal on target in 1st quarter. India 1-1 New Zealand after first 15 minutes.

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:52 AM IST

    1st quarter: India 1-1 New Zealand

    Video referral for NZ earns them a PC! Saved by India this time around. But there is a subsequent PC from it.


    What will happen now? INdia surive!

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:49 AM IST

    1st quarter: India 1-1 New Zealand

    PC' For New Zealand. Kane Russell misses this time, but he manages to get another PC.


    SAVE! Referee says it was back of the foot - and NZ call for a referral.

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:46 AM IST

    India equalises

    Rupinder Pal Singh scores from the penalty stroke to bring things on level pegging. India 1-1 New Zealand

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:38 AM IST

    1st set: NZ SCORES!

    GOAL! A penalty corner goes past Sreejesh and New Zealand have taken a lead in the match. Kane Russell scores from PC. India 0-1 New Zealand.

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:38 AM IST

    India 0-0 New Zealand

    CHANCE! Interesting move from India, the attakcers penetrated the circle, but they are unable to make the most of it.

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:33 AM IST

    PC for India

    India PC. Harmanpreet traps. Rupinder takes the dragflick, but it was just over. India miss. Attacking start from India

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:29 AM IST

    Inputs from our report

    Talk of delivering under pressure. Deepika Kumari and Pravin Jadhav needed two 10s in the final two shots for victory, and both delivered just that as India knock Chinese Taipei out to advance in the mixed team quarter-finals. Standing up under crunch moments hasn't been Indian archery's forte at the Olympics lately, but that wasn't the case in the mixed opener.


    (Rutvick Mehta, Correspondent, Hindustan Times)

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:27 AM IST

    Hockey: India vs New Zealand

    India will face off against New Zealand in the men's Hockey Group A match.

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:22 AM IST

    Shooting update

    Apurvi Chandela finishes with a qualification score of 621.5. Mathematically both shooters are out of final. Awaiting final ranking.

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:18 AM IST

    Shooting update

    Elavenil finishes with a qualification score of 626.5. She has missed out on final berth. Apruvi, too is facing an exit.

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:14 AM IST

    Mixed-team archery

    4th set: 9+8+10+10 = 37


    Chinese Taipei: 10+9+8+9 = 36


    INDIA WIN. REACH QUARTERFINAL.

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:12 AM IST

    Mixed-team archery

    Set 3:

    India: 10+10+10+10 = 40

    Chinese Taipei: 8+10+7+10 = 35


    India take Set 3

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:11 AM IST

    Mixed-team archery

    Set 2:

    India 10+10+9+9 = 38

    Chinese Taipei: 10+9+10+9 = 38

    Set tied

  • JUL 24, 2021 06:03 AM IST

    Mixed-team archery

    SET1:

    Chinese Taipei: 9+9+8+10 = 36

    India: 8+10+8+9 = 35


    First set goes to Chinese Taipei

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:56 AM IST

    India vs Chinese Taipei mixed-archery match begins

    India vs Chinese Taipei match in the Archery Mixed Team Elimination Round begins.


    Deepika Kumari/Pravin Jadhav will face off against Chih-Chun Tang, Chia-En Lin.

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:52 AM IST

    World record on cards

    Norway's Jeanette Hogg World record is on her way to Women's 10m air rifle qualification round.


    OH, SHE JUST MISSED IT!

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:50 AM IST

    Archery mixed team to begin

    India vs Chinese Taipei match in the Archery Mixed Team Elimination Round to begin in 10 minutes.


    Deepika Kumari/Pravin Jadhav will face off against Chih-Chun Tang, Chia-En Lin.

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:47 AM IST

    Top 8 will make the finals

    In the shooting 10m air rifle qualification, top 8 will make the finals. At this point, both Elavenil and Apurvi are out of the fray to make it to the finals.

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:37 AM IST

    Elavenil reaches 10th position

    After a slow start in qualification round, Elavenil Valarivan starting to find her groove. She has climbed to 10th. Apurvi Chandela in 30th place as of now

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:35 AM IST

    Elavenil climbing up

    Elavenil, after a slow start, is starting to find her groove. She has climbed to the 15th spot in the list of shooters. Apurvi slipping behind to 31 now.

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:29 AM IST

    Series 2 Scores coming in

    Elavenil (Series 2): 104.0 [10.2, 10.4, 10.5, 10.7, 10.1, 10.8, 10.1, 10.4, 10.3, 10.5]

    Apurvi (Series 2): 10.8

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:28 AM IST

    Elavenil and Apurvi Series 1 scores

    Elavenil (Series 1): 104.3 [10.7, 10.3, 10.7, 10.2, 10.6, 10.2, 10.7, 10.4, 10.2, 10.3]

    Apurvi (Series 1): 104.5 [10.5, 10.9, 10.5, 10.0, 10.6, 10.1, 10.8, 10.0, 10.6, 10.5]

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:21 AM IST

    Elavenil, Apurvi results update

    Elavenil (Series 1): 104.3 [10.7, 10.3, 10.7, 10.2, 10.6, 10.2, 10.7, 10.4, 10.2, 10.3]


    Apurvi (Series 1): 10.5, 10.9, 10.5, 10.0, 10.6, 10.1

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:06 AM IST

    Shooting qualification rounds begin

    Shooting qualification round for women's 10m air rifle have begun. Shooters Apurvi Chandela and Elavenil Valarivan are in action from India.


    Elavenil (Series 1): 10.7, 10.3

    Apurvi (Series 1): 10.5, 10.9

  • JUL 24, 2021 05:02 AM IST

    India Schedule Today

    5:00 AM: 10m Air Rifle Women's Qualification - Apurvi Chandela, Elavenil Valarivan


    6:00 AM: Mixed team archery - India (Deepika Kumari/Pravin Jadav) vs Chinese Taipei (LIN Chia-En/TANG Chih-Chun)


    6:30 AM: Men's Hockey - India vs New Zealand


    7:15 AM: 10m Air Rifle Women's Final (Possibly Apurvi Chandela, Elavenil Valarivan)


    7:30 AM: (Rowing Lightweight Double Sculls Heats) - Arvind Singh & Arjun Jat


    AFTER 7:30 AM: Judo - Shushila Devi vs CSERNOVICZKI Eva


    8:30 AM: Table Tennis - LIN Yun Ju / CHENG I Ching vs Sharath Kamal / BATRA Manika


    8:50 AM: Badminton - LEE Yang/WANG Chi-Lin vs RANKIREDDY Satwiksairaj/SHETTY Chirag


    (Tentative) 9:00 AM: Tennis - Sumit Nagal vs Denis Istomin


    9:30 AM: Badminton - B. Sai Praneeth vs ZILBERMAN Misha


    9:30 AM: 10m Air Pistol Men's Qualification (Abhishek Verma, Saurabh Chaudhary)


    10:20 PM: Women's 49kg Weightlifting - Mirabai Chanu


    12:00 PM: 10m Air Pistol Men's Final (Possibly, Abhishek Verma, Saurabh Chaudhary)


    12:15 PM: Table Tennis - BATRA Manika vs Ho Tin-Tin


    13:00 PM: Table Tennis - BERGSTROEM Linda vs MUKHERJEE Sutirtha


    15:54 PM: Boxing Vikas Krishan vs OKAZAWA Sewonrets Quincy Mensah


    17:15 PM: Women's Hockey - Netherlands vs India

  • JUL 23, 2021 10:13 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics Day 1- LIVE

    Hello and welcome to our live blog on Day 1 of the Tokyo Olympics. India's mixed doubles archery team will be in action on Day 1, with eyes on star archer Deepika Kumari. Moreover, the focus will also be on star shooters in Apurvi Chandela, Saurabh Chaudhary, and weightlifter Mirabai Chanu. The question everyone asking is: How many medals will the Indian athletes pocket on Day 2? Stay tuned to find out!

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