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Lovlina Borgohain of India celebrates her victory. (Getty Images)

Olympics: 'Medal is only gold, let me get that first' - Lovlina on historic win

PTI |
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2021 02:02 PM IST
  • The 23-year-old Assam boxer Lovlina Borgohain was smiling ear-to-ear after making the semi-finals but also well aware that the task is only half done.
The Tokyo 2020 Olympics opening ceremony: Country No.21, India, were led out by Manpreet Singh and MC Mary Kom.(TWITTER)
The Tokyo 2020 Olympics opening ceremony: Country No.21, India, were led out by Manpreet Singh and MC Mary Kom.(TWITTER)

'Your participation means that you are among the best': Yuvraj lauds Olympians

PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2021 01:56 PM IST
  • While cricket is not an Olympic sport yet, Indian cricketers, both past and present, have been cheering for the Indian athletes who are participating in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Tennis - Men's Singles - Semifinal - Ariake Tennis Park - Tokyo, Japan - July 30, 2021. Karen Khachanov of the Russian Olympic Committee in action during his semifinal match against Pablo Carreno of Spain(REUTERS)
Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Tennis - Men's Singles - Semifinal - Ariake Tennis Park - Tokyo, Japan - July 30, 2021. Karen Khachanov of the Russian Olympic Committee in action during his semifinal match against Pablo Carreno of Spain(REUTERS)

Tokyo Olympics: Khachanov powers past Carreno Busta to reach men's singles final

AFP |
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2021 01:52 PM IST
  • The 12th seed, a former top-10 player who has struggled for consistency in the last three seasons, produced an impressive display in Tokyo to dispatch Carreno Busta 6-3, 6-3.
The flight was initially scheduled for last year by Isro but was delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.(File Photo)
The flight was initially scheduled for last year by Isro but was delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.(File Photo)

News updates from HT: Minister says maiden launch of Isro's SSLV by end of 2021

By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2021 12:50 PM IST
Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Olympics: Vitalina Batsarashkina backs up silver in Rio with gold in Tokyo.(REUTERS)
Olympics: Vitalina Batsarashkina backs up silver in Rio with gold in Tokyo.(REUTERS)

Olympics: Vitalina Batsarashkina backs up silver in Rio with gold in Tokyo

AP |
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2021 12:13 PM IST
  • Vitalina Batsarashkina won gold in women’s 10-meter air pistol at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday, shortly after Salukvadze said she will not return for a 10th Olympics.
India's Deepika Kumari with coach Dharmendra Tiwary after winning in the women's individual 1/8 eliminations round of the archery event, at the Summer Olympics 2020.(PTI)
India's Deepika Kumari with coach Dharmendra Tiwary after winning in the women's individual 1/8 eliminations round of the archery event, at the Summer Olympics 2020.(PTI)

Another Olympic heartbreak for world no. 1 archer Deepika as she crashes out

PTI | , Tokyo
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2021 12:07 PM IST
Deepika misfired four 7s as An, who had broken a 25-year-old Olympic record en route to topping the ranking round, wrapped up the women's individual match 6-0 in less than six minutes.
Olympics: Japan badminton ace Nozomi Okuhara joins Momota in early exit.(AP)
Olympics: Japan badminton ace Nozomi Okuhara joins Momota in early exit.(AP)

Olympics: Japan badminton ace Nozomi Okuhara joins Momota in early exit

AFP |
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2021 11:25 AM IST
  • Women's singles number three seed Nozomi Okuhara crashed out in the quarterfinals, losing 13-21, 21-13, 21-14 to Chinese number eight seed He Bingjiao.
Nyjah Huston, of the United States, competes in men's street skateboarding during the Tokyo Olympics.(AP)
Nyjah Huston, of the United States, competes in men's street skateboarding during the Tokyo Olympics.(AP)

27 new Games-related COVID-19 cases reported, highest so far

PTI | , Tokyo
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2021 11:25 AM IST
The three athletes include US pole vaulter Sam Kendricks, a two-time world champion, who on Thursday pulled out of the Games after testing positive for the virus.
Olympics: Japan bags mixed doubles bronze; China's streak of wins continues(REUTERS)
Olympics: Japan bags mixed doubles bronze; China's streak of wins continues(REUTERS)

Olympics: Japan bags mixed doubles bronze; China's streak of wins continues

Reuters | , Tokyo [japan]
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2021 11:24 AM IST
Japan won its first-ever mixed-doubles bronze medal on Friday when Yuta Watanabe and Arisa Higashino, who have played together for a decade, took out Hong Kong's Tang Chun Man and Tse Ying Suet 21-17 23-21 in a tight match.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Hockey - Women's Pool A - Ireland v India - Oi Hockey Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - July 30, 2021. Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam of India and Gurjit Kaur of India celebrate their goal.(REUTERS)
Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Hockey - Women's Pool A - Ireland v India - Oi Hockey Stadium, Tokyo, Japan - July 30, 2021. Sushila Chanu Pukhrambam of India and Gurjit Kaur of India celebrate their goal.(REUTERS)

Tokyo Olympics: India score late winner to keep QF hopes alive in women's hockey

PTI |
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2021 11:59 AM IST
Needing a win to keep their hopes alive after three consecutive losses, India waited anxiously for 57 minutes before Navneet Kaur scored the winner to keep her side in the hunt for a quarterfinal berth.
Olympics: USA's Simone Biles says she's dealing with "twisties".(AP)
Olympics: USA's Simone Biles says she's dealing with "twisties".(AP)

Olympics: USA's Simone Biles says she's dealing with "twisties"

AP |
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2021 11:03 AM IST
Simone Biles, who withdrew from the team and all-around competition because she felt she wasn't mentally prepared, said she started struggling with her air awareness after qualifying last Sunday.
Tokyo 2020: US swimmer Murphy says 'race probably not clean' after Rylov win.(USA TODAY Sports)
Tokyo 2020: US swimmer Murphy says 'race probably not clean' after Rylov win.(USA TODAY Sports)

Tokyo 2020: US swimmer Murphy says 'race probably not clean' after Rylov win

AFP |
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2021 10:54 AM IST
  • Evgeny Rylov said he was "surprised" by Ryan Murphy's comments, which he described as "strange".
India's Lovlina Borgohain clenches her fist after winning her bout against Chen Nien-Chin of Chinese Taipei during women's welterweight (64-69kg) category boxing match, at the Summer Olympics 2020 in Tokyo. (PTI)
India's Lovlina Borgohain clenches her fist after winning her bout against Chen Nien-Chin of Chinese Taipei during women's welterweight (64-69kg) category boxing match, at the Summer Olympics 2020 in Tokyo. (PTI)

Lovlina Borgohain punches her way to an Olympic medal; joins elite Indian boxers

By Avishek Roy
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2021 10:48 AM IST
  • Tokyo Olympics: "You can make history for India," the Indian women's boxing coach Raffaello Bergamesco said to her between the rounds and yet again Borgohain took control of the third to romp home to a win.
Tokyo 2020: Dazed Australian Emma McKeon wins women's Olympic 100m freestyle.(REUTERS)
Tokyo 2020: Dazed Australian Emma McKeon wins women's Olympic 100m freestyle.(REUTERS)

Tokyo 2020: Dazed Australian Emma McKeon wins women's Olympic 100m freestyle

AFP |
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2021 10:36 AM IST
  • Emma McKeon set a new Olympic record of 51.96sec ahead of Hong Kong's Siobhan Haughey, who timed 52.27, and fellow Australian Cate Campbell (52.52).
Tokyo 2020: Japan to widen virus emergency after record spike amid Games.(AP)
Tokyo 2020: Japan to widen virus emergency after record spike amid Games.(AP)

Tokyo 2020: Japan to widen virus emergency after record spike amid Games

AP |
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2021 10:25 AM IST
  • A government panel approved the plan putting Saitama, Kanagawa and Chiba, as well as Osaka, under the state of emergency from Monday until August 31.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Lovlina Borgohain of India reacts during the fight against Chen Nien-Chin of Taiwan. (REUTERS)
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Lovlina Borgohain of India reacts during the fight against Chen Nien-Chin of Taiwan. (REUTERS)

'Remember the name': India celebrates after boxer Lovlina assures medal in Tokyo

UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2021 10:01 AM IST
It was a split decision win for Lovlina but it was amply clear after the last round that she had prevailed over her opponent.
India's Manu Bhaker(PTI)
India's Manu Bhaker(PTI)

Tokyo Olympics: Manu Bhaker, Rahi Sarnobat crash out of women's 25m pistol

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2021 08:37 AM IST
Bhaker shot 290 in the rapid fire stage of the qualifications for a total of 582, a day after scoring 290 in precision at the Akasa Shooting Range, while the more experienced Sarnobat managed 573 (287 286).
South Africa's Tatjana Schoenmaker celcbrates after she set a new World Record to take gold in the final of the women's 200m breaststroke swimming event during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Tokyo on July 30, 2021.(AFP)
South Africa's Tatjana Schoenmaker celcbrates after she set a new World Record to take gold in the final of the women's 200m breaststroke swimming event during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre in Tokyo on July 30, 2021.(AFP)

SA's Schoenmaker breaks world record, wins gold in women's 200m breaststroke

AFP |
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2021 08:15 AM IST
  • Tokyo Olympics: Schoenmaker timed 2min 18.95sec to better the 2:19.11 set by Denmark's Rikke Moller Pedersen in 2013.
File image of Avinash Sable.(File)
File image of Avinash Sable.(File)

Tokyo Olympics: Sable betters own national record but misses steeplechase final

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2021 07:31 AM IST
The 26-year-old Sable clocked 8 minutes 18.12 seconds in heat number 2 to finish seventh and better his earlier national record of 8:20.20 that he set during the Federation Cup in March.
Mirabai Chanu relishing home-cooked food after two years
Mirabai Chanu relishing home-cooked food after two years

Tokyo silver medallist Mirabai Chanu relishes home-cooked food after two years

PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2021 07:19 AM IST
  • Mirabai Chanu, who returned to her hometown of Imphal on Tuesday after winning silver in women's 49kg category, tweeted a picture of herself enjoying home-cooked meal after two long years.
India's Deepika Kumari entered the quarterfinals in women's individual archery competition after a thrilling shoot-off win over ROC's Ksenia Perova,(PTI)
India's Deepika Kumari entered the quarterfinals in women's individual archery competition after a thrilling shoot-off win over ROC's Ksenia Perova,(PTI)

Olympics: Deepika Kumari seals quarters berth with shoot-off win over Perova

PTI |
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2021 07:06 AM IST
Tokyo 2020: Starting off the one-arrow shoot-off, the Russian crumbled under pressure as she misfired a seven while a composed Deepika sealed the issue 6-5 (10-7) without any fuss.
Tokyo Olympics 2020 Live Updates Day 7
Tokyo Olympics 2020 Live Updates Day 7

Tokyo 2020 Live Updates Day 7: Lovlina assures medal; Sindhu's match begins

UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2021 02:10 PM IST
  • Tokyo Olympics live updates Day 7: Lovlina Borgohain assured India a medal in boxing welterweight. The women's hockey team defeated Ireland. PV Sindhu faces Akane Yamaguchi in the quarterfinals.
India sprinter Dutee Chand(Getty Images)
India sprinter Dutee Chand(Getty Images)

Tokyo Olympics Day 7 India Full Schedule: What is India's schedule in Olympics

PUBLISHED ON JUL 30, 2021 12:02 AM IST
  • While all eyes would be on archer Deepika Kumari, shuttler PV Sindhu and boxer Lovlina Borgohain to take a step closer to ensuring medals for India, it's also finally time to Indian athletics to make its presence felt at the Olympic Games.
Satish Kumar, top, of India exchanges punches with Ricardo Brown of Jamaica during their men's super-heavy weight 91 kg preliminaries round Boxing match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 29, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP)
Satish Kumar, top, of India exchanges punches with Ricardo Brown of Jamaica during their men's super-heavy weight 91 kg preliminaries round Boxing match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Thursday, July 29, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP)

Tokyo Olympics: Village celebrates super Satish Kumar win

UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2021 11:50 PM IST
  • Tokyo 2020: Much before Kumar became the first Indian in an Olympic super heavyweight bout his friends and fans had gathered in front of his house, many of them after praying at the village’s Baba Devi temple. Singh and his wife too had prayed there and were keeping a fast till the bout ended.
India's Mary Kom reacts after losing her bout to Ingrit Valencia of Columbia in women's Fly (48-51kg) boxing Round of 16, at the Summer Olympics 2020 in Tokyo, Thursday, July 29, 2021. Kom lost the match via split decision. (PTI)
India's Mary Kom reacts after losing her bout to Ingrit Valencia of Columbia in women's Fly (48-51kg) boxing Round of 16, at the Summer Olympics 2020 in Tokyo, Thursday, July 29, 2021. Kom lost the match via split decision. (PTI)

Tokyo 2020: Mary Kom engulfed with disbelief after loss

By Avishek Roy
UPDATED ON JUL 29, 2021 11:43 PM IST
  • Tokyo 2020: After Thursday’s 51kg Round of 16 tie bout, the Colombian won 3-2, Kom raised her hand, bowed in all four directions, and hugged Valencia, who then raised Kom’s hand.
India Harmanpreet Singh is tackled by Argentina's Nahuel Salis (L) and Agustin Alejandro Mazzilli during their men's pool A match of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games(AFP)
India Harmanpreet Singh is tackled by Argentina's Nahuel Salis (L) and Agustin Alejandro Mazzilli during their men's pool A match of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games(AFP)

Tokyo 2020: India defeat Olympic hockey champions Argentina, dream big

By Sandip Sikdar, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 29, 2021 11:37 PM IST
The win is significant, especially after the 1-7 debacle against Australia on Sunday, as it cements India’s second position in Group A behind the world No.1 outfit.
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