Indian boxer Mary Kom in action at the 2020 Summer Olympics.
Indian boxer Mary Kom in action at the 2020 Summer Olympics.(PTI)

Tokyo Olympics Highlights Day 6: Mary Kom knocked out; PV Sindhu, Satish Kumar and Atanu Das advance to next round

  • Tokyo Olympics highlights Day 6: Indian boxer Satish Kumar, shuttler PV Sindhu and the men's hockey team have advanced to their respective quarterfinal events. Mary Kom lost her bout to Colombia's Valencia while Sajan Prakash also failed to advance.
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2021 05:03 PM IST

Tokyo Olympics Highlights Day 6: Mary Kom crashed out after losing to Colombia’s Ingrit Lorena Victoria Valencia by a 3:2 split decision in a women's flyweight match. Indian boxer Satish Kumar moved into the quarterfinals of the men's +91 kg super heavyweight category by beating Jamaica's Ricardo Brown. Archer Atanu Das advanced after beating former Olympic & World Champion Oh Jinhyek of South Korea. India beat Argentina 3-1 in men's hockey pool A match to confirm a spot in quarterfinal. PV Sindhu advanced to quarterfinals in badminton women’s singles, beats Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt 21-15, 21-13 in the round of 16. Rahi Sarnobat scored 96, 97, 94 (287/300) in Precision round of 25m pistol Qualification. Rowers Arjun Jat and Arvind Singh finish in the fifth position with a time mark of 6:29.66 in Men's Lightweight Double Sculls Final B, finishing 11th overall.

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  • JUL 29, 2021 04:44 PM IST

    Prakash finishes 46th overall

    Sajan Prakash finishes 46th in the heats of Men's 100m butterfly. Sajan clocked a timing of 53.45s, which was lower than his personal best of 53.27s. Only top 16 swimmers in the heat qualify for the semis. USA's Caleb Dressel had the best timing of 50.39 seconds.


  • JUL 29, 2021 04:19 PM IST

    Swimming: Prakash finishes second in Heat 2

    Sajan Prakash comes in second in Heat 2 of Men's 100m butterfly. He has a timing of 53.45.

  • JUL 29, 2021 04:16 PM IST

    Mary Kom vs Ingrit Lorena Valencia: Final scoreline

    Scoreline.
    Scoreline.
  • JUL 29, 2021 04:10 PM IST

    Is this Mary Kom's last Olympic bout?

    Mary Kom was looking to clinch her second Olympic medal in Tokyo but came up short against Colombia’s Ingrit Lorena Valencia. It was a close bout that went right do to wire but ultimately Kom's opponent did enough. Is this is the last time we see 38-year-old Mary Kom at the Olympics?

  • JUL 29, 2021 03:49 PM IST

    Mary Kom boxing match: Round 3

    Third and final round begins. Mary Kom gets away with a right hook. Valencia getting away with left-handed jabs. A right-hand from Mary Kom on Valencia's face. Valencia looks not as confident as she did in the first round now. Mary Kom defending well, as Victoria sends a right-hand, left-hand combination with 25 seconds to go. Mary Kom maintaing distance. Does she think she has done enough?


    Women's 51kg Round of 16 Bout: Mary Kom crashed out after losing to Colombia’s Ingrit Lorena Victoria Valencia in women's 51kg by 3:2 split decision.

  • JUL 29, 2021 03:49 PM IST

    Mary Kom boxing match: Round 2

    Valencia is in a mood right now, has started attacking from the get go in Round 2. Mary Kom showing signs of life with a few left hooks. A few right-left combination from Mary Kom, Valencia is rattled a bit. This is a feisty round. A right punch from Mary Kom as Valencia came forward. It is all about getting scoring punches now for Valencia, and she is doing well.


    The second round goes to Mary Kom 3:2 verdict.

  • JUL 29, 2021 03:45 PM IST

    Mary Kom boxing match: Round 1

    Mary Kom off to a slow start in the match. A right jab from Valencia to Mary Kom. A right-hand, left-hand combination from Mary Kom and the Indian pugilist looks in trouble in Round 1.


    The first round goes to Valencia 4:1 by split decision.

  • JUL 29, 2021 03:40 PM IST

    Fight begins:

    Women's 51kg Round of 16 Bout: Mary Kom’s fight with Colombia’s Ingrit Lorena Valencia begins

  • JUL 29, 2021 03:24 PM IST

    Mary Kom Round of 16 match: Start

    Mary Kom takes on Colombia's Ingrit Lorena in the Round of 16 match. Match to begin in few minutes

  • JUL 29, 2021 03:17 PM IST

    Can Mary Kom get past Valencia Victoria?

    The 51kg match bout between Mary Kom and her Colombian opponent is expected to be a hotly-contested one with two Olympic bronze medallist taking on each other.

  • JUL 29, 2021 03:03 PM IST

    Mary Kom's opponent

    Mary Kom's opponent in Round of 16 is Ingrit Lorena Valencia, who won a bronze medal at the Rio Olympics.

  • JUL 29, 2021 02:38 PM IST

    Achievements of Mary Kom

    38-year-old Mary Kom is one of the most decorated boxers of all time. She has won the AIBA World Championship six times while also being a gold medallist at the Commonwealth and Asian Games.

  • JUL 29, 2021 02:34 PM IST

    Mary Kom: Olympic history

    Mary Kom last won a medal at the Olympics in London 2012. She won the bronze medal in London. She lost the 51 kg semi-finals to Nicola Adams of the UK in 2012. She did not participate at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

  • JUL 29, 2021 02:31 PM IST

    Next up: Mary Kom vs Ingrit Lorena Valencia

    Mary Kom will be up against Colombia's Ingrit Lorena Valencia in the Women's 51kg Round of 16 Bout. The match is scheduled to start at 3:36 PM (IST)

  • JUL 29, 2021 02:27 PM IST

    Sailing update

    Indian sailing pair of KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar finished seventh in one of the two races in men's skiff 49er. They are at 17th position overall at the Tokyo Olympics.

  • JUL 29, 2021 01:49 PM IST

    Ravi Shastri on Simone Biles

    "Take your time Simone_Biles. You have earned the right to owe it to yourself at this tender age. 48 hours or 48 days it might take. Just do it Champion. You owe no explanation to no one. @naomiosaka, you too. God bless you girls #Olympics," tweeted Ravi Shastri.

  • JUL 29, 2021 01:24 PM IST

    Atanu Das on not playing in mixed team

    "I expected to play with her in the mixed team but unfortunately it was not possible. I don't know why...," Das said.

  • JUL 29, 2021 12:36 PM IST

    Golf update

    India's Anirban Lahiri has got off to a good start in Tokyo as he carded a 4-under 67 in the first round to be placed tied eighth.

  • JUL 29, 2021 12:07 PM IST

    Officials in Tokyo sound Covid alarm

    “We have never experienced the expansion of the infections of this magnitude,” Chief Cabinet Secretary Katsunobu Kato told reporters.


    Tokyo reported 3,177 new cases on Wednesday, setting an all-time record.

  • JUL 29, 2021 11:57 AM IST

    Sailing update

    Vishnu Saravanan finishes 23rd in the Men's One Person Dinghy Laser Race 08 event.


    The pair of Ganpathy Kelapanda and Varun Thakkur finishes 7th in Men's Skiff 49er Race 06.


    Nethra Kumanan finishes 22nd in Woen's One Person Dinghy Laser Race 07 event.

  • JUL 29, 2021 11:47 AM IST

    Major upset in badminton

    Men's doubles world no.1 Marcus Fernaldi Gideon and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo from Indonesia were knocked out by Malaysia's Aaron Chia and Soh Wooi Yik. The final scoreline read 21-14, 21-17 in favour of Malaysian pair.

  • JUL 29, 2021 11:30 AM IST

    Manpreet on 7-1 thrashing against Australia

    "That was a wake-up call for us. We were very disappointed and we focused on our next matches," India men's hockey captain Manpreet Singh said after beating Olympic champions Argentina.

  • JUL 29, 2021 11:09 AM IST

    Tokyo Olympics: Australia track and field athletes isolating in Covid scare - Official

    Multiple members of Australia's Olympic track and field team were placed in isolation on Thursday after a positive coronavirus case involving US pole vault world champion Sam Kendricks, Athletics Australia said.


    "Members of Australia's track and field team at the Tokyo Olympic Games are isolating in their rooms as a precautionary measure following news of a Covid-positive finding with a member of the US track and field team," Athletics Australia said.

  • JUL 29, 2021 10:50 AM IST

    Record alert

    People's Republic of China win record-breaking gold in women's 4x200m freestyle


    People's Republic of China displayed their dominance and won their first Olympic gold in the women's 4x200m freestyle at Tokyo Aquatics Centre.

    The quartet of YANG Junxuan, TANG Muhan, ZHANG Yufei and LI Bingjie beat Team USA led by heavyweight Olympic champion Katie Ledecky and Australia with the likes of swimming powerhouses Ariarne Titmus and Emma Mckeon who recently medalled at Tokyo 2020.

  • JUL 29, 2021 10:44 AM IST

    Sailing update

    India's Ganapathy Kelapanda and Varun Thakkar finish in 16th position in Men's Skiff-49er Race 05.

  • JUL 29, 2021 10:42 AM IST

    Sailing update

    India's Vishnu Saravanan finishes in 27th position in Men's one person dinghy Laser race 7.

  • JUL 29, 2021 09:57 AM IST

    Shooting update:

    Tokyo Olympics: Manu Bhaker in 5th place, Rahi Sarnobat in 25th after women's 25m pistol Precision qualification round. The rapid round will take place tomorrow.


  • JUL 29, 2021 09:57 AM IST

    India on Day 6

    -- PV Sindhu through to quarterfinals, will face Akane Yamaguchi in next round


    -- India boxer Satish Kumar through to quarterfinal


    -- Archer Atanu Das progresses to the next round


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  • JUL 29, 2021 09:23 AM IST

    Sailing update

    India's Vishnu Saravanan is currently in the 29th position in men's one person dinghy laser race.

  • JUL 29, 2021 08:57 AM IST

    Satish Kumar wins

    Indian boxer Satish Kumar beats Jamaica’s Ricardo Brown by a split decision in Men's Super Heavyweight (+91kg) Round of 16 bout to advance to the quarterfinals.

  • JUL 29, 2021 08:54 AM IST

    Satish Kumar boxing update

    Indian boxer Satish Kumar has taken the second round too. This time with a split decision of 4-1.

  • JUL 29, 2021 08:51 AM IST

    Satish Kumar boxing update

    The first round has gone to India's Satish Kumar. All five judges said he was the more dominant boxer of the two.

  • JUL 29, 2021 08:45 AM IST

    Over to boxing

    India's Satish Kumar is up against Jamaica's Ricardo Brown in Men's Super Heavyweight (+91kg) Round of 16 bout.

  • JUL 29, 2021 08:37 AM IST

    Shooting

    An impressive show by India's Manu Bhaker, she rises to the fifth spot in women's 25m rifle individual event precision round with a score of 98 in the third series.

  • JUL 29, 2021 08:28 AM IST

    BIG RESULT!

    Atanu Das stuns former Olympic & World Champion Oh Jinhyek of South Korea 6-4 in 2nd round and is now through to Round of 16.


    Atanu Das shoots the perfect 10 to respond to Oh Jin-Hyek's 9 in the shoot-off to stun the Korean and advance to the Round of 16. With his wife Deepika Kumari cheering loudly from the stands, Das really upped his game when it mattered. Upped it and how!


    Shoot-off decided the final result.

  • JUL 29, 2021 08:27 AM IST

    Archery result

    Tokyo 2020: Indian archer Atanu Das advances to pre-quarterfinal, beats Korea's Oh Jinhyek in 1/16 Eliminations match.

  • JUL 29, 2021 08:24 AM IST

    Archery: Fifth set

    Korea: 10 + 9 + 9 = 28


    India: 10 + 9 + 9 = 28


    The match goes to a shoot-off. Atanu, needing a 10 to win the match, gets a 9. Into a one-arrow shoot-off now. Brilliant show this from the Indian.

  • JUL 29, 2021 08:23 AM IST

    Shooting update:

    India's Manu Bhaker is in the 9th position after the first two series in women's 25m Rifle Individual event precision round. She shot 97 each in her first two series

  • JUL 29, 2021 08:22 AM IST

    Archery: Fourth set

    Korea: 9 + 7 + 6 = 22


    India: 8 + 9 + 10 = 27


    Atanu Das wins fourth set. Takes two points.


    Das delivers the 10 just when he needs it, off the final arrow to win the fourth set. A wild 7 and an even wilder 6 from the Korean in this set. Are the nerves getting to him?

  • JUL 29, 2021 08:19 AM IST

    Archery: Third set

    Korea: 8 + 10 + 9 = 27


    India: 9 + 9 + 9 = 27


    Atanu Das ties third set. Both take one point each.



  • JUL 29, 2021 08:17 AM IST

    Archery: Second set

    Korea: 9 + 10 + 8 = 27


    India: 9 + 9 + 9 = 27


    Atanu Das ties second set. Both take one point each.


    Atanu on the board against the Korean after three consistent 9s. Oh Jin-Hyek shot a 10 in the second arrow but followed it up with an 8

  • JUL 29, 2021 08:14 AM IST

    Archery: First set:

    Korea: 8 + 9 + 9 = 26


    India: 8 + 8 + 9 = 25


    Atanu Das loses first set. Oh takes two points.


    Das unable to cash in on an average start by Oh Jin-Hyek, loses the first set. The battle more uphill now

  • JUL 29, 2021 08:11 AM IST

    Atanu Das in Round of 16 action

    Atanu Das up next against Korea's Oh Jin-Hyek, who won the individual gold at the 2012 London Olympics and was part of the winning Korean team in Tokyo. The Indian will have his task cut out in a few minutes

  • JUL 29, 2021 07:56 AM IST

    India hockey in QFs

    Tokyo 2020: With 3-1 win over Argentina, India men's hockey team confirm a spot in quarterfinals

  • JUL 29, 2021 07:49 AM IST

    Atanu Das next match

    Atanu Das to face off against Korea's Oh Jinhyek in Round of 16 match which will begin in about 30 minutes

  • JUL 29, 2021 07:42 AM IST

    Archery update:

    Tokyo 2020: Indian archer Atanu Das advances after beating Chinese Taipei’s Yu-Cheng Deng in men’s individual round of 32 match


    Atanu Das wins a close encounter with Yu-Cheng to advance to the 1/16 Elimination. Was neck and neck till the final shot of the fifth set, where the youngster from Chinese Taipei hit a misdirected 7. Das was all too happy to pounce on that and seal the deal.

  • JUL 29, 2021 07:40 AM IST

    Archery update:

    Atanu Das loses the fourth set 27-28 and the scores are now levelled at 4-4. his is going down to the wire.

  • JUL 29, 2021 07:38 AM IST

    Archery update:

    Atanu Das wins the third set 28-26 and takes a 4-2 lead in the match. Das comes back to win the third set with a 10 off the second shot. The Chinese Taipei's 7 in the last shot costs him dear

  • JUL 29, 2021 07:35 AM IST

    Archery update:

    Atanu Das squanders the second set after being in the lead with a disappointing 8 from the final arrow, loses the set 27-18.

  • JUL 29, 2021 07:33 AM IST

    Archery update:

    Atanu Das opens with a perfect 10, wins the first set 27-26 against Den Yu-Cheng in the 1/32 Elimination match.

  • JUL 29, 2021 07:31 AM IST

    Archery begins

    Indian archer Atanu Das is taking on Chinese Taipei’s Yu-Cheng Deng in men’s individual round of 32 match. The contest begins.

  • JUL 29, 2021 07:30 AM IST

    India vs Argentina Men's Hockey

    Tokyo Olympics: India beat Argentina 3-1 in men's hockey pool A match. Varun Kumar, Vivek Sagar Prasad, Harmanpreet Singh being the goalscorers for India.

  • JUL 29, 2021 07:29 AM IST

    India vs Argentina Men's Hockey Q4

    GOALLL! Harmanpreet Singh scores from the penalty corner and India take a 3-1 lead in the match. Surely, this is a win now.

  • JUL 29, 2021 07:27 AM IST

    India vs Argentina Men's Hockey Q4

    GOAL! A soft nick from Vivek Sagar Prasad as India take 2-1 lead with a few minutes remaining.

  • JUL 29, 2021 07:26 AM IST

    India vs Argentina Men's Hockey Q4

    Both teams looking for the winner -- can anyone get another goal?

  • JUL 29, 2021 07:16 AM IST

    UP NEXT: ARCHERY

    India archer Atanu Das will compete against Chinese Taipei's Den Yu-Cheng in the 1/32 Elimination match.

  • JUL 29, 2021 07:14 AM IST

    India vs Argentina Men's Hockey Q4

    GOAL! Argentina's first Penalty corner attempt of the match -- and that is the equaliser they needed. GAME ON!

  • JUL 29, 2021 07:07 AM IST

    India vs Argentina Men's Hockey Q4

    This is the start of final 15 minutes. Can India keep their lead?

  • JUL 29, 2021 07:05 AM IST

    India vs Argentina Men's Hockey Q3

    End of third quarter. India lead 1-0 Argentina in the men's hockey Pool A match.

  • JUL 29, 2021 07:01 AM IST

    PV Sindhu statement win!

    This is some statement win by Sindhu. Mia Blitchfedt is no small fry, and her world ranking of 12 suggests that. But except for the third quarter of the first game, Sindhu never really allowed the Dane to settle down. The Indian largely called the shots with her game, and her body language too looked sharp from the first point.


    Up next for Sindhu: possible clash with Akane Yamaguchi.

  • JUL 29, 2021 07:01 AM IST

    India vs Argentina Men's Hockey Q3

    PC! Varun Kumar scores from the penalty corner and India take a 1-0 lead in the third quarter. Dead lock is broken.

  • JUL 29, 2021 06:59 AM IST

    Badminton update:

    PV Sindhu advances to quarterfinal in badminton women’s singles, beats Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt in round of 16.

  • JUL 29, 2021 06:57 AM IST

    Badminton update

    Sindhu is enjoying a healthy a five point lead over Blichfeldt and unless something dramatic happens, the Indian is looking set to win this one and move to quarters. Sindhu 16-11 Blichfeldt

  • JUL 29, 2021 06:57 AM IST

    India vs Argentina Men's Hockey Q3

    MISS! Rupinder goes wide and high on this one, big miss.

  • JUL 29, 2021 06:56 AM IST

    India vs Argentina Men's Hockey Q3

    PC! India get their first penalty corner of the match. This is the moment where India need to make the most of it.


    Rupinder takes the shot, leads to another PC!

  • JUL 29, 2021 06:51 AM IST

    Badminton update:

    Sindhu's beast mode is on and unfortunately for Denmark, Blichfeldt has started to make a lot of errors. The Rio silver medallist Indian shuttler leads 11-6 at the halfway mark in the second game after already taking the first one.


    Sindhu mixing up the fast winners with the touch drop shots. Like in the first game, opens up a healthy lead at the break in the second

  • JUL 29, 2021 06:51 AM IST

    India vs Argentina Men's Hockey Q3

    Argentina with a bit more attacking fervour in the third quarter. But India defending well. This has not been the best quarter for India in terms of attacking so far

  • JUL 29, 2021 06:45 AM IST

    Badminton update:

    A perfect start for PV Sindhu in the second game. She takes 4 straight points to keep the momentum going. Sindhu leads 4-0 against Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt.

  • JUL 29, 2021 06:44 AM IST

    India vs Argentina Men's Hockey Q3 begins

    The third quarter begins. India will hope to improve inside the circle and will look for a PC.

  • JUL 29, 2021 06:42 AM IST

    Sindhu wins first game

    Sindhu strings together a run of points to close out the first game 21-15 after just about managing to keep her lead. Mia certainly challenged the Indian more in the third quarter of that game, targeting Sindhu's backhands to set up winners. But the Indian had more variety

  • JUL 29, 2021 06:40 AM IST

    Badminton update:

    Sindhu had to dig deep there and the sixth seed shows her class under pressure. The Indian shuttler takes the first game 21-15 against Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt.

  • JUL 29, 2021 06:35 AM IST

    Badminton update:

    Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt has made a strong comeback but India's PV Sindhu still leads 14-12 in the first game

  • JUL 29, 2021 06:32 AM IST

    India vs Argentina Men's Hockey Q2:

    Tokyo Olympics: India 0-0 Argentina at halftime in men's hockey pool A match

  • JUL 29, 2021 06:31 AM IST

    India vs Argentina Men's Hockey Q2:

    A sensational long ball to Simranjeet in Argentina's circle, but he could not get his stick to it put it in.

  • JUL 29, 2021 06:28 AM IST

    Badminton update:

    Sindhu at her very best, not letting her opponent settle at all. The Indian shuttler leads 11-6 at the halfway mark in the first game. Except for a couple of trademark thunderous winners from the Dane, Sindhu is controlling the game so far.

  • JUL 29, 2021 06:27 AM IST

    India vs Argentina Men's Hockey Q2:

    The lack of quality in the top line of India's hockey team at this point. India have made 12 circle penetrations but unable to get a clear shot away.

  • JUL 29, 2021 06:24 AM IST

    Badminton update:

    India's PV Sindhu has taken the early lead against Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt. Sindhu leads 6-3 in the first game

  • JUL 29, 2021 06:22 AM IST

    India vs Argentina Men's Hockey Q2:

    This has been a similar start in the 2nd quarter for India as the Graham Reid's side continues to put pressure on Argentina's circle. But so far, still unable to break that defence.

  • JUL 29, 2021 06:19 AM IST

    Badminton updates:

    We're away, and Sindhu has begun with an error.

  • JUL 29, 2021 06:17 AM IST

    Badminton update:

    India’s medal hopes in badminton rest on sixth seed PV Sindhu, who now takes on Denmark’s Mia Blichfeldt - the 13th seed - in the round of 16 match of women’s singles. The action begins at Court 3 in Musashino Forest Plaza, here we go.

  • JUL 29, 2021 06:17 AM IST

    Shooting update:

    Rahi Sarnobat scores 96, 97, 94 (287/300) for Rahi in Precision round of 25m pistol Qualification. At 7th spot (out of 10 shooters). Manu Bhaker's relay to begin later

  • JUL 29, 2021 06:16 AM IST

    India vs Argentina - Men's Hockey

    End of first quarter. No goals in the first quarter from either of the two teams -- but it has been a good attacking stat from India. India 0-0 Argentina after 1st quarter

  • JUL 29, 2021 06:12 AM IST

    Badminton update:

    We're minutes away from the start of PV Sindhu's Round of 16 match against Mia Blitchfeldt. Remember, these are the knockouts now, so Sindhu can ill-afford an off day. Not that she's looked like having one so far. More good news: the Indian has a 4-1 win-loss record against her rival from Denmark.

  • JUL 29, 2021 06:12 AM IST

    India vs Argentina - Men's Hockey

    It has been quite a slow start from Argentina but they have defended well today.

  • JUL 29, 2021 06:05 AM IST

    India vs Argentina - Men's Hockey

    India are threatening Argentina's circle at this point, plenty of shots being taken -- and this is a good start for India.

  • JUL 29, 2021 05:58 AM IST

    India vs Argentina - Men's Hockey

    Match begins. A lot on the cards in the first quarter.

  • JUL 29, 2021 05:57 AM IST

    Shooting qualifiers

    Rahi Sarnobat scores 97 points in her second series of 25m pistol precision qualification round.

  • JUL 29, 2021 05:53 AM IST

    India vs Argentina - Men's Hockey

    India face off against Argentina in the men's hockey group match

  • JUL 29, 2021 05:52 AM IST

    Shooting Qualifications:

    Rahi Sarnobat scores 96 points in her first series of 25m pistol precision qualification round.

  • JUL 29, 2021 05:33 AM IST

    Shooters qualification begin

    Shooters Manu Bhaker and Rahi Sarnobat are in action in 25m pistol women's Qualification - Precision round.

  • JUL 29, 2021 05:28 AM IST

    Rowing result:

    Rowers Arjun Jat and Arvind Singh finish in the fifth position with a time mark of 6:29.66 in Men's Lightweight Double Sculls Final B, finishing 11th overall. This is India's best ever-showing in Rowing at Olympics.

  • JUL 29, 2021 05:20 AM IST

    Rowers in action

    Rowers Arjun Jat and Arvind Singh are in action in Men's Lightweight Double Sculls event.

  • JUL 29, 2021 05:13 AM IST

    Tokyo Olympics Day 6 Schedule

    5:22 AM IST: Golf Men's Round 1- Anirban Lahiri


    5:20 AM IST: Rowing Men's Lightweight Double Sculls Final B - Arjun Lal Jat and Arvind Singh


    5:30 AM IST: Shooting 25m Pistol Women's Qualification Precision - Manu Bhaker, Rahi Sarnobat


    6:00 AM IST: Men's Hockey Pool A match - India vs Argentina


    6:15 AM IST: Badminton Women's Singles Round of 16 - PV Sindhu vs Mia Blichfeldt


    7:31 AM IST: Archery Men's Individual 1/32 Eliminations - Atanu Das vs Yu-Cheng Deng


    7:39 AM IST: Golf Men's Round 1- Udayan Mane


    8:35 AM IST: Sailing Laser Men Race 7 & 8 - Vishnu Saravanan


    8:35 AM IST: Sailing Men Race 5 & 6 - Ganapathy Kelapanda and Varun Thakkar


    8:45 AM IST Sailing Laser Radial Women Race 7 & 8 - Nethra Kumanan


    8:48 AM IST: Boxing Men's Super Heavyweight (+91kg) Round of 16 - Satish Kumar vs Ricardo Brown


    3:36 PM IST: Boxing Women's Flyweight (48-51kg) Round of 16 - Mary Kom vs Ingrit Valencia


    4:16 PM IST: Swimming Men's 100m Butterfly Heat 2 - Sajan Prakash

  • JUL 28, 2021 03:44 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics Day 6- LIVE

    Hello and welcome to our live blog on Day 6 of the Tokyo Olympics. If you woke up happy/feeling positive/feeling motivated after an improved showing on Day 5, you can give me a virtual high-five from across your screens. Wednesday, indeed, brought some cheer to the country as Pooja Rani advanced to the quarters, while Deepika Kumari and PV Sindhu made the pre-quarters. Time to grab you coffee/tea as we have another exciting day to look forward to. Today, Sindhu, along with Mary Kom, resume their campaigns. Featuring for the first time in the 32nd Olympic Games will be golfer Anirban Lahiri and boxer Satish Kumar. India men's hockey team and archer Atanu Das will also be in action. Moreover, shooters Manu Bhaker and Rahi Sarnobat will take part in the 25m Pistol Women's Qualification Precision Will India have another positive day? Stay tuned to find out!

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  • In wake of India's fine show in Tokyo, the country's first individual Olympic gold medal winner, Abhinav Bindra, in conversation with veteran sports journalist Sharda Ugra on Day 1 of Hindustan Times' virtual HT NxT, called the Olympic Games the epitome of sporting success'.
North Korea formally suspended from the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics by the IOC(AP)
North Korea formally suspended from the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics by the IOC(AP)

IOC suspends NKorea from Beijing Olympics for Tokyo no-show

AP |
PUBLISHED ON SEP 09, 2021 10:30 AM IST
IOC president Thomas Bach said the North Korean national Olympic body will also now forfeit money it was due from previous Olympics. The unspecified amount — potentially millions of dollars — had been withheld because of international sanctions.
IOC suspends North Korea from Beijing Olympics for Tokyo no-show(TWITTER/BEIJING2022)
IOC suspends North Korea from Beijing Olympics for Tokyo no-show(TWITTER/BEIJING2022)

IOC suspends North Korea from Beijing Olympics for Tokyo no-show

AP | , Lausanne [switzerland]
PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2021 11:49 PM IST
  • North Korea was formally suspended from the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics by the IOC on Wednesday as punishment for refusing to send a team to the Tokyo Games citing the Covid-19 pandemic.
India's Sharmila Devi in action against Great Britain at Tokyo 2020(Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images) PREMIUM
India's Sharmila Devi in action against Great Britain at Tokyo 2020(Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)

How the India women’s hockey team got fitter, faster and stronger

By Rudraneil Sengupta, Sandip Sikdar, New Delhi
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2021 10:19 PM IST
  • A carefully tailored programme that continued through lockdown and a top-notch recovery process helped in the jump from last in Rio to fourth in Tokyo
New Delhi: Badminton medalists of the Tokyo Paralympics with team coach pose for photographs on their arrival in New Delhi, Monday, Sept 6, 2021. (PTI) PREMIUM
New Delhi: Badminton medalists of the Tokyo Paralympics with team coach pose for photographs on their arrival in New Delhi, Monday, Sept 6, 2021. (PTI)

A community plan that led to India’s Paralympics badminton success

By Rutvick Mehta, Sharad Deep, Mumbai/lucknow
PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2021 09:50 PM IST
  • The plan produced rich rewards at the just-ended Tokyo Paralympics where India’s shuttlers won four medals on the sport’s debut.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympics Closing Ceremony - Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - August 8, 2021. The Olympic torch and cauldron are seen with Paris 2024 displayed on the big screen during the closing ceremony.(REUTERS) PREMIUM
The Tokyo 2020 Olympics Closing Ceremony - Olympic Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - August 8, 2021. The Olympic torch and cauldron are seen with Paris 2024 displayed on the big screen during the closing ceremony.(REUTERS)

Tune out post-Tokyo festivities, reset now for Paris

By Amrit Mathur
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2021 07:27 PM IST
  • Indian sports is the marathon runner who after the first 30 minutes knows there are more than 30 kilometres to go—time to lengthen the stride and steel yourself for the long grind ahead.
Sports Minister felicitates Paralympians, hopes for better show in 2024(SAI)
Sports Minister felicitates Paralympians, hopes for better show in 2024(SAI)

Sports Minister felicitates Paralympians, hopes for better show in 2024

PTI |
UPDATED ON SEP 08, 2021 07:20 PM IST
The Indian para athletes registered their best-ever performance for the country in the Tokyo Games by winning an unprecedented 19 medals, including five gold, eight silver and six bronze.
Sumit Antil sets a World Record at Tokyo Paralympics with a throw of 68.55m to clinch a gold medal(Twitter)
Sumit Antil sets a World Record at Tokyo Paralympics with a throw of 68.55m to clinch a gold medal(Twitter)

“This gold is just the start, I want to touch 80 metres”

By Rutvick Mehta
PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2021 08:34 AM IST
Functions, felicitations, and top government officials dropping by to Sumit Antil's home in Khewra village in Sonipat is now a daily affair.
Salima Tete
Salima Tete

‘Our performance in Tokyo a huge confidence booster’: Women hockey player Tete

UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2021 01:30 PM IST
  • India women's hockey team player Tete added that she feels blessed to have received an opportunity to play in an Olympic Games at a very young age.
Para javelin thrower Tek Chand holding the Indian tri-colour at the Tokyo Paralaympics 2020 opening ceremony(Twitter)
Para javelin thrower Tek Chand holding the Indian tri-colour at the Tokyo Paralaympics 2020 opening ceremony(Twitter)

Why Indian para athletes can’t get classified at home

By Avishek Roy
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2021 09:14 AM IST
India does not have any international classifier; our athletes get classified for first time at global events.
Krishna Nagar(REUTERS)
Krishna Nagar(REUTERS)

PM Modi, President Kovind congratulate Krishan Nagar on winning gold in Tokyo

PUBLISHED ON SEP 05, 2021 10:24 AM IST
Second seeded Nagar saw off his rival from Hong Kong 21-17 16-21 21-17 in the final. A soon as the shuttler won the face-off, reactions began to pour in on social media.
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