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Tokyo Olympics Highlights Day 3: India lose 0-2 to Germany in women's hockey; Sajan Prakash fails to make semifinals

  • Tokyo Olympics highlights Day 3: The third day was another disappointing one from India. Shooters failed to make the skeet finals but while Sajan Prakash, Ashish Kumar, Manika Batra, and Sutirtha Mukherjee crashed out. Moreover, Sumit Nagal and the women's hockey team also suffered defeats.
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2021 07:19 PM IST

Tokyo Olympics highlights Day 3: Sumit Nagal was knocked out after losing to World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev in Men's Singles Round 2. The men's archery team of Atanu Das, Tarundeep Rai, and Pravin Jadhav lost to the Republic of Korea in the QFs. Shuttlers Chirag Shetty and Satwik Rankireddy lost their Group A match 13-21, 12-21 against World No. 1 Indonesian pair. Paddler Sutirtha Mukherjee was knocked out after losing to Portugal's Fu Yu in Women's Singles Round 2 match. India's Sharath Kamal advanced after beating Portugal's Tiago Apolonia in Table Tennis Men's Round 2. India started the day with CA Bhavani Devi, the first Indian fencer to compete at the Olympics, winning her first bout in the Women's Sabre event. But she lost her next bout against France's opponent and was knocked out. In the women's singles event, Manika Batra received a 0-4 thumping at the hands of Austria's Sofia Polcanova. Men's skeet shooters Angad Bajwa and Mairaj Khan failed to qualify for the final and boxer Ashish Kumar crashed out in the round of 32. Sailor Nethra Kumanan finishes 40th in Women’s Laser Radical Race 4, while Vishnu Saravanan finished 24th position in Sailing Men’s Laser Race 3 event. In the men's 200m Butterfly event, Sajan Prakash failed to qualify for the semifinals.


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  • JUL 26, 2021 07:14 PM IST

    That's all for today!

    That's all the action we have for you today! Thank you so much for joining us. We will see you again tomorrow morning. Hope to see you there. Until then, it's goodnight. CIAO!

  • JUL 26, 2021 07:12 PM IST

    FULL-TIME| GERMANY 2-0 INDIA

    And this is it! The day ends with India women's hockey team losing to 0-2 to Germany. The scoreline doesn't do justice as India could have had at least two in their bag but they lose because they didn't take their chances and Germany did.


    Germany improve to 2-0 in POOL A while India reel at 0-2 (win-loss record).

  • JUL 26, 2021 07:04 PM IST

    55' not much time left

    India have to score 2 goals in the next four minutes to salvage a point.

  • JUL 26, 2021 07:01 PM IST

    51' YELLOW CARD FOR SHARMILA

    This is going to hurt India further as Sharmila Devi is handed a yellow card and this means she will miss 5 minutes. Sharmila is disappointed in herself in the dugout

  • JUL 26, 2021 06:56 PM IST

    47' PC TO GERMANY

    Monika and India penalized for a poor challenge.

    WIDE! Nike Lorenz drags it wide, left of Savita, as India breathes a sigh of relief. IN fact, the replay shows that Monika, who conceded the PC, deflected the ball wide of goal at the left post. Great worl

  • JUL 26, 2021 06:54 PM IST

    46' OFF THE CROSSBAR

    Vandana's strike ricochets off the crossbar. If there's anyone who deserves a goal today, it is Vandana.

  • JUL 26, 2021 06:54 PM IST

    Q4 begins

    India have been doing a lot better but still lack clinical finishing in the final third.

  • JUL 26, 2021 06:52 PM IST

    Q3 OVER

    An improved performance from India but a few costly misses, including a scuffed penalty stroke, means they are 0-2 behind Germany after Q3.

  • JUL 26, 2021 06:49 PM IST

    37' SONNTAG DENIES VANDANA

    Another miss that could hurt India. Vandana Katariya does so well to steal possession after a poor back pass in the midfield. She darts down the inner right channel and takes another touch on the right before shooting at goal. However, Sonntag had done well to charge off the line, cut the angle and makes the save.

  • JUL 26, 2021 06:40 PM IST

    35' GOOOALLL AND GERMANY GO AHEAD 2-0

    AND GERMANY MAKE INDIA PAY! Anne Schroder scores to take Germany 2-0 up.

  • JUL 26, 2021 06:36 PM IST

    32' PENALTY STROKE TO INDIA

    What a referral. What a point it could be in the game.

    Gurjit, playing her 88th game for India, is here to take the stroke.

    AND SHE MISSES IT! IT IS SAVED BY THE LEFT HAND OF JULIA SONNTAG!

    What a moment for India. Oh, boy!

  • JUL 26, 2021 06:35 PM IST

    32' PC TO INDIA

    Vandana Katariya does very well to win a PC off Viktoria Huse.

    Rani Rampal flicks it off the backfoot and India are contesting as they believe they deserve a penalty stroke and believe the ball came off Altenburg.

  • JUL 26, 2021 06:31 PM IST

    Q3 AND SECOND HALF BEGINS

    Can India, who have done well to keep it at 0-1, make a comeback? Let's find out!

  • JUL 26, 2021 06:23 PM IST

    HALFTIME

    End of Q2 also brings an exciting first half to an end! Not much to talk about from India's point of view. They didn't enjoy possession and were made to sit back and defend for the majority of the first half

  • JUL 26, 2021 06:19 PM IST

    28' Still goalless

    Indians don't have that venom going forward and a lot of that has to do with Germany's solid defense. India is yet to win a PC

  • JUL 26, 2021 06:13 PM IST

    21' PC to Germany

    The German are now enjoying longer spells of possession and India are only forced to defend. Germany in total command as of now.

  • JUL 26, 2021 06:10 PM IST

    20' Germany in command

    The German are now enjoying longer spells of possession and India are only forced to defend. Germany in total command as of now.

  • JUL 26, 2021 06:07 PM IST

    19' 2nd PC awarded to Germany but India refer

    India contest the Penalty Corner awarded to Germany. And it's overruled. Free hit to India

  • JUL 26, 2021 06:04 PM IST

    Q2 Begins

    And we are underway for the second quarter

  • JUL 26, 2021 06:03 PM IST

    END of Q1

    Nike Lorenz's goal keeps Germany 1-0 ahead of India

  • JUL 26, 2021 05:58 PM IST

    12' PC for Germany and they lead 1-0

    Altenburg earns Germany a PC AND NIKE LORENZ SCORESS!! GERMANY LEADS. She goes right and Savita is unable to save it with her outstretched left foot

  • JUL 26, 2021 05:55 PM IST

    7' Loose pass

    Franzisca Hauke and Germany attack with numbers and speed however she makes a loose pass to hand the possession to India.

  • JUL 26, 2021 05:53 PM IST

    7' Maertens on the attack

    Pia Maertens cuts into the centre of the circle from the left before threading the ball to Zimmermann. Her shot on goal is blocked by Udita.

  • JUL 26, 2021 05:51 PM IST

    6' Germany with possession

    Germany with early possession here but the Indians are showing good signs here as they make a couple of forays towards Germany's goal down the left only to be dispossessed

  • JUL 26, 2021 05:48 PM IST

    3' FOUL

    Vandana Katariya's back flick from the left inside the circle is deemed dangeous.

  • JUL 26, 2021 05:45 PM IST

    Q1: Match begins

    Germany gets the ball rolling

  • JUL 26, 2021 05:43 PM IST

    The players are on the field

    Right then. The national anthems are done. Let's play

  • JUL 26, 2021 05:28 PM IST

    Germany's previous game

    The Germans defeated defending champions Great Britain 2-1.

  • JUL 26, 2021 05:27 PM IST

    India's previous game

    India Eves lost to the Netherlands 3-0 after drawing level 1-1 through skipper Rani Rampal

  • JUL 26, 2021 05:27 PM IST

    Current Pool A Standings

    India: 5th

    Germany 3rd

  • JUL 26, 2021 05:19 PM IST

    Germany Playing XI

    Anne Schröder, Nike Lorenz(C), Lisa Altenburg, Franzisca Hauke, Amelie Wortmann, Julia Sonntag(GK), Kira Horn, Sonja Zimmermann, Viktoria Huse, Cécile Pieper, Selin Oruz.

  • JUL 26, 2021 05:11 PM IST

    IND v GER - INDIA'S LINE-UPS

    Savita (GK)

    Udita

    Gurjit Kaur

    Deep Ekka Grace

    Sushila Pukhrambam

    Salima Tete

    Neha

    Monika

    Navneet Kaur

    Rani Rampal (C)

    Vandana Katariya

  • JUL 26, 2021 04:53 PM IST

    Judeo update

    Wow, this is one way for the Olympic Games final to end.

    Sarah Leonie Cysique (FRA) is given a direct hansoku-make penalty for an attempted head-dive attack, eliminating her from this final against Nora Gjakova (KOS) after just 2 minutes 45 seconds.

    Jessica Kimklait (CAN) and YOSHIDA Tsukasa (JPN) won bronze

  • JUL 26, 2021 04:45 PM IST

    Fencing update

    Manon Brunet (FRA) wins sabre individual bronze!

    The Frenchwoman built an insurmountable lead early on (11-2) in the bout that her opponent, Anna Marton (HUN), was unable to claw back despite a furious fightback.

    Brunet wins 15-6, becoming France's first-ever sabre individual medallist!

  • JUL 26, 2021 04:21 PM IST

    What's next for India on Day 3?

    The final appearance of the day for the Indians will be the Women's Hockey: India vs Germany at 5:45 PM IST.


    India is coming on the back of a heavy defeat against the Netherland. Can they bounce back?

  • JUL 26, 2021 04:09 PM IST

    All not over for Sajan

    Sajan Prakash will also contest for a place in the semifinals of the men's 100m Butterfly event. That will be on Thursday.

  • JUL 26, 2021 04:01 PM IST

    IT'S OFFICIAL! SAJAN PRAKASH FAILS TO QUALIFY FOR SEMIS

    India's swimmer Sajan Prakash fails to qualify for the semifinals of the men's 200m butterfly event. He finished Heat 2 in the 4th position with a timing of 1.57.22 but it wasn't good enough for top-16.

  • JUL 26, 2021 03:58 PM IST

    We await qualification

    Right! We now await the results of the other heats. Remember, top 16 will qualify

  • JUL 26, 2021 03:55 PM IST

    Sajan Prakash finishes 4th in the heat

    Sajan Prakash, in lane 4, finishes his heat in the fourth position with a timing of 1.57.22

  • JUL 26, 2021 03:52 PM IST

    Right, the moment we have been waiting for

    Sajan Prakash will swim in lane 4. 200m butterfly heat 2. Let's go!

  • JUL 26, 2021 03:32 PM IST

    Sajan Prakash up next

    Featuring in his second Olympic Games, Sajan Prakash will soon take to the pool for the men's 200m backstroke heats. He will be in Heat 2.

    Let us remember that the best 16 swimmers from the heats will qualify.

    Can Sajan make it to the semifinals that will take place tomorrow?

  • JUL 26, 2021 03:30 PM IST

    What's next for India on Day 3?

    3:50 PM IST: Swimming Men’s 200m Butterfly Heat 2 - Sajan Prakash

    5:45 PM IST - Women's Hockey - India vs Germany

  • JUL 26, 2021 03:25 PM IST

    IT'S OFFICIAL! ASHISH KUMAR LOSES

    Like I said, Ashish Kumar knew what we also knew. He loses 0-5 to China's Erbieke Tuoheta. A unanimous decision. It was 5-0 throughout.

    The Indian gave it everything but there was just no way past the Chinese boxer. Ashish showed a show with his left hand and was found wanting for more with his defence and his right hand. The Chinese was happy to open himself up to Ashish's counter because he responded with a counter of his own.

    Brilliant stuff. Edge-of-the-seat thriller stuff.

  • JUL 26, 2021 03:17 PM IST

    ROUND 3:

    He needs an inspired third round. Can he do it?

    Ashish with a wild right hand, Tuoheta goes left and Kumar punches the rope. Next, Tuoheta catches Kumar with the right. Ashish has slowed down as well but he manages to land a good left.

    90 seconds to go!

    Tuoheta avoids a swinging left. Ashish throwing jabs out of desperation. As he looks to attack, he allows Tuoheta to counter.

    Lunging forward in the dying seconds of the last round and this is it. He shook his head as he was heading to his corner. He did everything he could but he knows what we know.

    Awaiting confirmation!

  • JUL 26, 2021 03:13 PM IST

    ROUND 2: Kumar loses R2 0-5

    Kumar pushes Tuoheta to the ropes before unleashing a right and a left but the Chinese evades.

    A great body hit from Kumar but his punch is blocked soon after.

    Kumar pushed to the ropes but he is back in the centre.

    Another flurry to the body. Full connection as Kumar lands his uppercut.

    Tuoheta responds with a good body shot.

    Kumar is now being forced to play the passive role here as Tuoheta ups the ante.

    Tuoheta lands another right and Kumar on the backfoot here.

    Not looking good for the Indian as he loses his footing and takes a massive left from Tuoheta. He takes a wild swing from Kumar but he misses it.

    Kumar has a little cut beneath his left eye.

    And once again, judges vote 5-0 in the favour of the Chinese

  • JUL 26, 2021 03:10 PM IST

    ROUND 1: Kumar loses R1 0-5

    The Chinese goes for early body blows and then lands a heavy right-hand punch on Ashish's face after he opened himself up while punching.

    Touheta continues to work Kumar's body.

    Brilliant left and another one from Kumar. Wow.

    Ashish now blocks and Touheta gets a no-holding call.

    Another cracking left from Ashish.

    Ashish using the ring well as Tuoheta misses a flurry of punches. Another massive left hand from Kumar, he is using his left very well today.

    Tuoheta gets caught with the right from Kumar

    Both players have landed good punches here.

    Towards the end, Kumar lands a left followed by an upper cut from the right.

    Tuoheta is attacking well but leaving too much room for the Indian to attack.

    THE FIRST ROUND GOES TO TUOHETA 0-5

  • JUL 26, 2021 03:07 PM IST

    Right then! The previous bout is over and it's time for the Indian boxer's fight

    Ashish Kumar has entered the ring. He will be in the red corner.

    In the blue corner is Erbieke from Beijing, China

  • JUL 26, 2021 03:03 PM IST

    Meanwhile, in Basketball

    Luka Doncic leads Slovenia to big win

    Earlier, Dallas Mavericks NBA star Luka Doncic (SLO) scored a stunning double-double to help his country defeat Argentina 118–100.

    In 31:07 court time, Doncic scored 48 points – the joint-second-most in a single match at the Olympic Games (the record is 55) – and achieved 11 rebounds, along with 5 assists.

    The Slovenian shot 18-for-29 from the field, and 6-for-7 from the free throw line. He also recorded 3 blocks.

  • JUL 26, 2021 02:53 PM IST

    Ashish Kumar in action soon

    In about 10 minutes, we will see Indian boxer Ashish Kumar in action, as he takes on China's Erbieke Tuoheta in the men's middle (69-75 kg) caterogy.

  • JUL 26, 2021 02:43 PM IST

    Djokovic through to the next round

    Top-seed and world no.1 Novak Djokovic beats Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff 6-4,6-3 in 1 hour 14 minutes to advance to the next round of the men's singles event.

  • JUL 26, 2021 02:19 PM IST

    Djokovic score update

    Serbia's Novak Djokovic has taken the first set and is leading 2-0 in the second set against Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff in the men's singles second round match.

  • JUL 26, 2021 02:05 PM IST

    Men's skeet final

    Two skeet finals today, both won by USA – after Amber English's triumph an hour ago, Vincent Hancock (USA) misses only one shot all series to score an Olympic Record 59 en route to gold.

    Jesper Hansen (DEN) was second, with reigning Olympic champion Abdullah Alrashidi (KUW) taking bronze.

  • JUL 26, 2021 01:52 PM IST

    Republic of Korea win men's archery team GOLD

    Hosts Japan pushed archery powerhouse and gold medal favourites Republic of Korea hard in the semi-finals of the men's team tournament before the Republic Koreans eked out a 5–4 (set points) victory.

    That put them into the final against Chinese Taipei, which has just concluded in a straight 6–0 win for KIM Je Deok, KIM Woojin, and OH Jinhyek.

    The hosts took bronze, defeating Netherlands 5–4.

    Earlier, the same team had beaten India in the quarters

  • JUL 26, 2021 01:47 PM IST

    What's next for India on Day 3?

    3:06 PM IST: Boxing Men’s 75KG round of 32 - Ashish Kumar

    3:50 PM IST: Swimming Men’s 200m Butterfly Heat 2 - Sajan Prakash

    5:45 PM IST - Women's Hockey - India vs Germany

  • JUL 26, 2021 01:45 PM IST

    Djokovic in action

    Serb Novak Djokovic is now in action against Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff. They are currently tied 2-2 in the first set

  • JUL 26, 2021 01:42 PM IST

    Sailing update

    India's Nethra Kumanan finishes 40th in Women’s Laser Radical Race 4 . is currently placed 28th in the overall list after four races. A total of 10 races and a medal race in this event.

  • JUL 26, 2021 01:34 PM IST

    Just not Manika's day! Sofia too good

    That's it, then. The 10th seed was just too good for the lower-ranked India. Technically, tactically and mentally. Her wristy left-handed forehands nullified Manika's pimpled rubber play, and once that was taken care of, the Indian had nothing else to resort to. Manika, all by herself in court, looked a bit lost out there in the mind as well.


    In just 27 minutes, Manika Batra loses 8-11, 2-11, 5-11, 7-11 to Austria's Sofia Polcanova

  • JUL 26, 2021 01:27 PM IST

    Game 4: SOFIA WINS 4-0

    1-2: Better from Batra. Using the pimpled rubber to good use off her backhand and controls the rally. Sofia overhits her return.

    1-3: Batra calls a timeout. Remember, she was down 2-5 and 2-3 yesterday when she took her timeout. She spoke to herself and came back to the table to win the match. Can she do it again?

    2-4: That's a first. A foul serve with the pendulum serve

    3-4: Polcanova's parallel forehand darts long.

    3-5: Batra's backhand block ends in the net.

    3-6: It's just not working today. This time, a forehand return into the net.

    4-6: Sofia hits her backhand long

    4-7: Sets herself up for a huge forehand but again, misses it.

    5-7: A side step to her left for Sofia and looks to catch the far corner of the table on her forehand but misses it

    6-7: This time, her backhand tap falls long after clipping the top of the net.

    6-8: Super rally. Manika nails one sky lob but misses the second

    7-9: A good parallel backhand winner from Batra. Finds the edge

    7-10: Three match points

    7-11: AND THAT'S THE GAME AND THE MATCH! SOFIA WINS

  • JUL 26, 2021 01:19 PM IST

    Game 3: Sofia makes it 3-0 lead

    1-0: Nicely done, here! A huge forehand counter to the far side of the table.

    1-3: Another heavy forehand attack from the top of the table. No time for Manika to make a good return as she nets it.

    2-4: This is top-class TT from Sofia. A backhand followed by a short-arm jab with the forehand. Manika looking clueless here.

    3-5: Equally good off her backhand as a quick exchange results in Manika scuffing her forehand.

    3-6: This is deft! She is outthinking Manika too. Hits it soft, no pace and Manika has to play fetch to the net and she misses it.

    4-8: Batra's wide forehand drives are just not connecting today. First, she mistimes it and next, she nets it. Couldn't get under the ball well enough.

    5-9: Batra overhits her return. Sofia close to making it 3-0

    5-10: 5 game points for Polcanova

    5-11: SOFIA MAKES IT 3-0 as Batra nets her backhand return


    Manika did well in changing her tactics after being two games down against Pesotska yesterday. That hasn't been the case against the fancied Austrian so far, who is simply playing at a very high level.


  • JUL 26, 2021 01:15 PM IST

    Game 2: Sofia breezes to 2-0 lead

    Even though she has lost the opening game, Manika should take confidence from how she has come back towards the latter half of the game.


    1-1: Great forehand block from Batra. A parallel block that finds the edge of the table.

    2-7: Sofia running away with game 2. Mixing it up with here serves and placements, forcing Manika to make errors. This time, she hits her backhand long.

    2-11: That game...umm....it's over! I don't know what to say. It was as one-sided as a TT game can get. Manika in trouble


    Pulcanova refusing to let Manika settle, or carry any momentum from the first game into the second. The southpaw's angles, and ferocious forehands, countering Manika's anti-spin rubber well

  • JUL 26, 2021 01:07 PM IST

    Game 1: Batra loses game 1

    2-0: Takes an early lead in the first game.

    3-3: Polcanova draws level and it's all square

    3-4: Manika's forehand clips the top of the net and falls long.

    3-6: Polcanova is setting it up nicely here. Playing close to the table and commanding the rallies, making Manika fetch. This time, Batra's wide forehand shoots long

    4-7: FLIES LONG! Manika's backhand flick hits the edge of the racket and flies long.

    4-8: Brilliant display of forehand from Sofia. Forces Manika to rush into her return and she misses it.

    5-8: This time, Sofia wrapped her forehand to far corner but missed the table.

    6-8: Gap is narrowing as Manika's heavy forehand drive to Sofia's body is returned long.

    6-9: Once again, an unforced error. Misses the backhand cross table flick.

    7-9: Sofia's forehand block is into the net

    8-10: Two game points. Manika swerves back to return Sofia's push but the ball flies off the edge of the racket.

    8-11: SOFIA WINS THE FIRST GAME as Manika's return is long


  • JUL 26, 2021 01:04 PM IST

    Manika Batra and Sofia on court

    Right, the warm-ups are done! We are ready to get underway

  • JUL 26, 2021 12:51 PM IST

    WHAT'S LEFT FOR INDIA ON DAY 3?

    13:00 PM IST: Table Tennis Women’s Singles Round 3 - Manika Batra

    3:06 PM IST: Boxing Men’s 75KG round of 32 - Ashish Kumar

    3:50 PM IST: Swimming Men’s 200m Butterfly Heat 2 - Sajan Prakash

    5:45 PM IST - Women's Hockey - India vs Germany

  • JUL 26, 2021 12:50 PM IST

    10 minutes to go!

    Manika Batra's match is expected to begin in 10 minutes from now. Can she make it to round of 1?

  • JUL 26, 2021 12:42 PM IST

    Diving update

    Synchro Platform update: Tom Daley and Matty Lee win GOLD!

    High-difficulty forward 4.5 somersaults, tucked. They score 101.01 points on their last dive

  • JUL 26, 2021 12:24 PM IST

    Women's skeet medallists

    And the women's skeet gold medal goes to Amber English (USA).


    English wins gold with a new Olympic Record score of 56.


    Amber English (USA) - GOLD

    Diana Bacosi (ITA)- SILVES

    WEI Meng (CHN)- BRONZE

  • JUL 26, 2021 12:21 PM IST

    Sailing result

    India's Nethra Kumanan finishes 15th in Women’s Laser Radical Race 3. Up next, Race 4

  • JUL 26, 2021 12:19 PM IST

    Mixed bag in TT today

    So far on Day 3, India has experienced a mixed bag in TT.

    In the men's singles, Sharath Kamal beat Tiago Apolonia 4-2.

    In the first women's singles match of the day, Sutirtha Mukherjee lost 0-4 to Portugal's Fu Yu

  • JUL 26, 2021 12:11 PM IST

    Up next: Batra

    Manika Batra will resume her campaign in the women's singles event when she takes on Sofia Polcanova in the third round. The two have played each other before and even at UTT. Some familiarity there

  • JUL 26, 2021 11:55 AM IST

    Sumit Nagal loses to Daniil Medvedev

    Much along expected lines for Sumit Nagal against Daniil Medvedev on a stage the young Indian least expected to be in last week. Nagal sneaked into the Olympics right at the last moment, made a quick dash from Germany to Tokyo, played his maiden Olympics match, won his maiden Olympics match, played the World No. 2, lost to the World No. 2.


    The season has been a difficult one for Nagal in terms of results. Maybe this experience is just the kind of tonic he needed.

  • JUL 26, 2021 11:47 AM IST

    Tennis result:

    Tokyo Olympics: Sumit Nagal knocked out after losing to World No. 2 Daniil Medvedev in Men's Singles Round 2

  • JUL 26, 2021 11:40 AM IST

    Tennis update:

    Medvedev breaks! Sumit Nagal struggled on the serve in this game at the start, but came back to two points. But clinical Medvedev won the game. He is leading 4-1 and now will serve again.

  • JUL 26, 2021 11:26 AM IST

    Tennis update:

    Daniil Medvedev manages to hold on to serve despite Sumit Nagal coming from behind to take it to a deuce. Medvedev leading 2-0 in 2nd set.

  • JUL 26, 2021 11:25 AM IST

    13-year-olds win gold and silver in skateboarding

    Japanese teenager Momiji Nishiya won the gold medal in the women's street skateboarding competition on Monday, adding to the host nation's gold haul at the event. Rayssa Leal of Brazil won silver and Funa Nakayama of Japan clinched the bronze.


    All three medalists are in their teens, with Nishiya and Leal both 13. Nakayama is 16. Though she initially stumbled and missed the landings on her first two tricks, Nishiya nailed her last three, bringing her total above Brazilian prodigy Leal.


    Nishiya's victory came after Japan's Yuto Horigome won the men's skateboarding gold on Sunday. It was the first gold medal of the sport in the Olympics.


    On Monday athletes competed again in front of empty stands without roars of approval from fans when they landed difficult moves, as spectators were kept away in Tokyo due to anti-COVID-19 measures.


    (Source: Reuters)

  • JUL 26, 2021 11:17 AM IST

    Tennis update:

    Medvedev takes the opening honours 6-2. Not as one-sided as the scoreline would suggest, but the Russian clearly having little trouble. Nagal with three double faults, a couple of brilliant forehand winners and one early angled backhand return early on. That kind of set for him.

  • JUL 26, 2021 11:12 AM IST

    Tennis update:

    Sumit Nagal manages to hold serve, but now Daniil Medvedev will be serving for the set. He is leading 5-2.

  • JUL 26, 2021 11:09 AM IST

    Tennis update:

    Daniil Medvedev comes back from behind to break Sumit Nagal. He has taken a 4-1 lead in the first set

  • JUL 26, 2021 11:06 AM IST

    Tennis update:

    Daniil Medvedev comes back from behind to break Sumit Nagal. He has taken a 4-1 lead in the first set.

  • JUL 26, 2021 11:03 AM IST

    Sailing update:

    India's Vishnu Saravanan finishes at the 24th position in Sailing Men’s Laser Race 3 event.

  • JUL 26, 2021 10:58 AM IST

    Tennis update:

    Sumit Nagal trailing 1-2 in the first set. He manages to hold serve this time, but the difference in quality is clearly visible early on in the match.

  • JUL 26, 2021 10:48 AM IST

    Tennis update:

    Sumit Nagal broken in the very first game. If the task wasn't difficult enough already, it's just got a whole lot tougher.

  • JUL 26, 2021 10:37 AM IST

    Tennis: Sumit Nagal vs Daniil Medvedev

    Sumit Nagal faces off against Russia's Daniil Medvedev in Men's Singles Round 2.

  • JUL 26, 2021 10:30 AM IST

    Archery result

    India: 9+9+8+9+10+9 =54


    Republic of Korea: 8+10+10+9+10+0 =56


    Republic of Korea win the third set. Take 2 points. Republic of Korea beat India 6-0 in the men's team quartefinals

  • JUL 26, 2021 10:29 AM IST

    Badminton Update

    Satwik Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty lose 13-21, 12-21 against Indonesia's Kevin Sanjaya, Marcus Fernaldi in Men's Doubles Group A match

  • JUL 26, 2021 10:25 AM IST

    Men's team Archery: Set 2

    India: 9+10+10+10+10+8 = 57


    Republic of Korea: 10+9+10+10+10+10 = 59


    Republic of Korea win the second set. Take 2 points. Republic of Korea lead India 4-0

  • JUL 26, 2021 10:23 AM IST

    Badminton Update: Game 2

    India's Satwik Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty trail 8-11 at the break in Game 2 against Indonesia's Kevin Sanjaya and Marcus Fernaldi in Men's Doubles Group A match

  • JUL 26, 2021 10:20 AM IST

    Men's team Archery: Set 1

    India: 8+10+10+9+9+8 = 54


    Republic of Korea: 10+10+9+10+10+10 = 59


    Republic of Korea win the first set. Take 2 points. Republic of Korea lead India 2-0

  • JUL 26, 2021 10:15 AM IST

    Sailing

    India's Vishnu Saravanan finishes at the 20th position in Sailing Men’s Laser Race 2 event

  • JUL 26, 2021 10:13 AM IST

    Men's Team Archery Quarterfinal

    The silver winning 2019 World Championship India team comprising of Pravin Jadhav, Tarundeep Rai and Atanu Das take on the Korean team of Kim Je Deok, Kim Woojin and Oh Jin-hyek.

  • JUL 26, 2021 10:12 AM IST

    Badminton Update: Game 1

    India pair of Satwik Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty lose Game 1 13-21 against Indonesia's Kevin Sanjaya and Marcus Fernaldi in Men's Doubles Group A match

  • JUL 26, 2021 10:07 AM IST

    Badminton update: Chirag injured

    Chirag Shetty has suffered an injury in the middle of Game 1. He is being tended to by the medical staff.


    But he seems alright and looks good to go.

  • JUL 26, 2021 10:02 AM IST

    Badminton Update: Game 1

    India pair of Satwik Rankireddy, Chirag Shetty trail 7-11 at the break in Game 1 against Indonesia's Kevin Sanjaya and Marcus Fernaldi in Men's Doubles Group A match

  • JUL 26, 2021 09:55 AM IST

    Match begins

    India pair of Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty face off against Indonesia's Kevin Sanjaya and Marcus Fernaldi in Men's Doubles Group A match

  • JUL 26, 2021 09:53 AM IST

    Badminton begins

    India pair of Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty face off against Indonesia's Kevin Sanjaya and Marcus Fernaldi in Badminton Men's Doubles

  • JUL 26, 2021 09:48 AM IST

    Satwik-Chirag's match about to begin

    With Hong Kong winning against Germany, India's match with Indonesia is next.

  • JUL 26, 2021 09:26 AM IST

    Sacrificed so much for fencing: Bhavani Devi to HT

  • JUL 26, 2021 09:24 AM IST

    Titmus stuns Ledecky

    Australia's Ariarne Titmus defeated five-time Olympic gold medallist Katie Ledecky of the United States to grab gold in a thrilling women's 400m freestyle final on Monday. (Reuters)

  • JUL 26, 2021 09:04 AM IST

    UP NEXT: Tennis

    Sumit Nagal faces off against Russia's Daniil Medvedev in Men's Singles Round 2.

  • JUL 26, 2021 09:04 AM IST

    UP next: Badminton

    India pair of Satwik Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty face off against Indonesia's Kevin Sanjaya and Marcus Fernaldi

  • JUL 26, 2021 08:59 AM IST

    Table Tennis result

    Paddler Sutirtha Mukherjee knocked out after losing to Portugal's Fu Yu in Women's Singles Round 2 match

  • JUL 26, 2021 08:55 AM IST

    Table Tennis result: Game 3

    Paddler Sutirtha Mukherjee loses Game 3 5-11 against Portugal's Fu Yu in Women's Singles Round 2 match.

  • JUL 26, 2021 08:53 AM IST

    Table Tennis result: Game 3

    Paddler Sutirtha Mukherjee loses Game 2 3-11 against Portugal's Fu Yu in Women's Singles Round 2 match.

  • JUL 26, 2021 08:46 AM IST

    Table Tennis result: Game 2

    Paddler Sutirtha Mukherjee loses Game 2 3-11 against Portugal's Fu Yu in Women's Singles Round 2 match.

  • JUL 26, 2021 08:43 AM IST

    Tennis result

    Naomi Osaka beats Switzerland's Viktorija Golubic 6-3, 6-2 in Women's Singles Second Round.

  • JUL 26, 2021 08:42 AM IST

    Tennis result:

    Garbine Muguruza beats China's WANG Qiang 6-3, 6-0 to advance further in the competition.

  • JUL 26, 2021 08:40 AM IST

    Table Tennis result: Game 1

    Paddler Sutirtha Mukherjee loses Game 1 3-11 against Portugal's Fu Yu in Women's Singles Round 2 match.

  • JUL 26, 2021 08:29 AM IST

    Table Tennis match:

    Sutirtha Mukherjee faces off against Portugal's Fu Yu in Women's Singles Round 2 match.

  • JUL 26, 2021 08:15 AM IST

    Shooting qualifiers update:

    Angad Vir Singh Bajwa is currently sitting at the 19th position after fourth Round. Mairaj Ahmad Khan is at 25th position.

  • JUL 26, 2021 08:13 AM IST

    Events to follow:

    Sutirtha Mukherjee will face off against Portugal's Fu Yu in Women's Singles Round 2 match; Sumit Nagal will face Daniil Medvedev

  • JUL 26, 2021 08:00 AM IST

    Tennis big matches:

    Japan's Naomi Osaka facing off against Switzerland's Viktorija Golubic.


    Spain's Garbine Muguruza taking on China's Qang Wiang.

  • JUL 26, 2021 07:46 AM IST

    Fencing result

    CA Bhavani Devi loses to France's Manon Brunet in Fencing Women's Sabre Individual Table of 32 match

  • JUL 26, 2021 07:46 AM IST

    Fencing scores:

    CA Bhavani Devi trails 8-2 in Frencing Women's Sabre Individual Table of 32 against France's Manon Brunet

  • JUL 26, 2021 07:27 AM IST

    UP NEXT: Fencing

    CA Bhavani Devi will be in action up next in Women's Sabre Individual Table of 32 against France's Manon Brunet

  • JUL 26, 2021 07:23 AM IST

    Table Tennis: Game 6

    India's Sharath Kamal advances after beating Portugal's Tiago Apolonia in Table Tennis Men's Round 2.

  • JUL 26, 2021 07:11 AM IST

    Table Tennis: Game 5

    India's Sharath Kamal wins Game 5 11-6 against Portugal's Tiago Apolonia in Table Tennis Men's Round 2

  • JUL 26, 2021 07:02 AM IST

    Table Tennis: Game 4

    India's Sharath Kamal loses Game 5 9-11 against Portugal's Tiago Apolonia in Table Tennis Men's Round 2.

  • JUL 26, 2021 06:52 AM IST

    Table Tennis: Game 3

    India's Sharath Kamal wins Game 3 11-5 against Portugal's Tiago Apolonia in Table Tennis Men's Round 2.

  • JUL 26, 2021 06:45 AM IST

    Table Tennis: Game 2

    India's Sharath Kamal wins Game 2 11-8 against Portugal's Tiago Apolonia in Table Tennis Men's Round 2.

  • JUL 26, 2021 06:38 AM IST

    Table Tennis: Game 1

    India's Sharath Kamal loses Game 1 2-11 against Portugal's Tiago Apolonia in Table Tennis Men's Round 2.

  • JUL 26, 2021 06:29 AM IST

    Table Tennis: Sharath Kamal in action

    India's Sharath Kamal will be in action against Portugal's Tiago Apolonia in Table Tennis Men's Round 2

  • JUL 26, 2021 06:20 AM IST

    India win

    India: 10 + 8 + 9 + 8 + 10 + 10 = 55


    Kazakhstan: 9 + 9 + 10 + 7 + 9 + 10 = 54


    India win the match. Reach quarterfinals.

  • JUL 26, 2021 06:14 AM IST

    Men's team archery: Set 3

    India: 10 + 9 + 9 + 8 + 10 + 10 = 56


    Kazakhstan: 10 + 10 + 9 + 9 + 10 + 9 = 57


    Kazakhstan win third Set. Take 2 points. India leading 4-2

  • JUL 26, 2021 06:09 AM IST

    Men's team archery: Set 2

    India: 10 + 9 + 9 + 8 + 7 + 9 = 52


    Kazakhstan: 8 + 8 + 8 + 9 + 9 + 8 = 50


    India win second Set. Take 2 points. India leading 4-0 Kazakhstan

  • JUL 26, 2021 06:04 AM IST

    Men's team archery: Set 1

    India: 9 + 9 + 8 + 9 + 10 + 10 = 55


    Kazakhstan: 10 + 9 + 9 + 8 + 8 + 10 = 54


    India win first Set. Take 2 points.

  • JUL 26, 2021 05:59 AM IST

    Men's team archery begins

    India men's team of Atanu Das, Pravin Jadhav, and Tarundeep Rai takes on Kazakhstan's Abdullin Ilfat, Gankin Denis, and Musssayev Sanzhar in 1/8 Elimination Men's team match

  • JUL 26, 2021 05:57 AM IST

    Men's Archery team to begin

    India men's team of Atanu Das, Pravin Jadhav, and Tarundeep Rai will be in action soon.

  • JUL 26, 2021 05:45 AM IST

    Next up: Archery men's team 1/8 Elimination

    India men's team of Atanu Das, Pravin Jadhav, and Tarundeep Rai will face off against Kazakhstan's Abdullin Ilfat, Gankin Denis, and Musssayev Sanzhar in Elimination Men's team match

  • JUL 26, 2021 05:40 AM IST

    Fencing result

    CA Bhavani beats Tunisia's Ben Azizi Nadia in Fencing Women's Sabre Individual Table of 64 match.

  • JUL 26, 2021 05:22 AM IST

    First up: Fencing

    The first event of the day is Fencing - CA Bhavani takes on Tunisia's Ben Azizi Nadia in Women's Sabre Individual Table of 64.

  • JUL 26, 2021 05:17 AM IST

    Day 3 Schedule

    5:30 AM IST: Fencing Women's Sabre Individual Table of 64 - CA Bhavani Devi


    6:00 AM IST: Archery Men's Team 1/8 Eliminations - Atanu Das, Tarundeep Rai, and Pravin Jadhav


    6:30 AM IST: Shooting Skeet Men's Qualification - Mairaj Ahmad Khan and Angad Vir Bajwa


    6:30 AM IST: Table Tennis Men’s Singles Round 2 - Sharath Kamal


    After 7:30 AM IST: Tennis Men's Singles Round 2 - Sumit Nagal


    8:30 AM IST: Table Tennis Women’s Singles Round 2 - Sutirtha Mukherjee


    8:35 AM IST: Sailing Men’s Laser Race 2 and 3 - Vishnu Saravanan


    9:10 AM IST: Men’s doubles Badminton Group match - Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty


    10: 15 AM IST: Archery Men's Team 1/8 Eliminations - Atanu Das, Tarundeep Rai, and Pravin Jadhav


    11:05 AM IST: Sailing Women’s Laser Radical Race 3 and 4 - Nethra Kumanan


    12:20 PM IST: Skeet Men’s final (Subject to qualification)


    13:00 PM IST: Table Tennis Women’s Singles Round 3 - Manika Batra


    3:06 PM IST: Boxing Men’s 75KG round of 32 - Ashish Kumar


    3:50 PM IST: Swimming Men’s 200m Butterfly Heat 2 - Sajan Prakash


    5:45 PM IST - Women's Hockey - India vs Germany

  • JUL 25, 2021 07:08 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics Day 3- LIVE

    Hello and welcome to our live blog on Day 3 of the Tokyo Olympics. Yesterday, July 25, was a disappointing day for the Indian contingent. But Monday, July 26, is a new day that brings new hopes. The men's archery team of Atanu Das, Tarundeep Rai, and Pravin Jadhav will be vying for a medal. On the other hand, in the men's skeet event, Angad Vir Singh Bajwa would hope to make the finals and win India another medal. Elsewhere, paddlers, swimmers, Bhavani Devi, Sumit Nagal, and our sailors will also be in action. Can India increase its medal tally today? Stay tuned to find out!

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