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Olympics: Why Lovlina Borgohain wants to change her 'medal's colour'

Boxer Lovlina Borgohain won a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics (Agencies)
Boxer Lovlina Borgohain won a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics (Agencies)
Published on Aug 06, 2021 08:33 PM IST
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Tokyo 2020: Italy win first ever Olympic men's 4x100 metres relay title

  • Italy took gold, Britain took the silver while Canada picked up the bronze medal.
From left: Filippo Tortu, Lorenzo Patta, Eseosa Desalu and Lamont Jacobs, of Italy celebrate after taking the gold medal in the final of the men's 4 x 100-meter relay at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(AP)
From left: Filippo Tortu, Lorenzo Patta, Eseosa Desalu and Lamont Jacobs, of Italy celebrate after taking the gold medal in the final of the men's 4 x 100-meter relay at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.(AP)
Published on Aug 06, 2021 07:55 PM IST
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Tokyo 2020: Shaunae Miller-Uibo of Bahamas wins Olympic women's 400m gold

  • Shaunae Miller-Uibo of the Bahamas successfully defended her Olympic 400m crown on Friday, completing a double for the Caribbean nation following compatriot Steven Gardiner's victory in the men's race
Tokyo 2020: Shaunae Miller-Uibo of Bahamas wins Olympic women's 400m gold(AP)
Tokyo 2020: Shaunae Miller-Uibo of Bahamas wins Olympic women's 400m gold(AP)
Updated on Aug 06, 2021 07:03 PM IST
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Olympics: Joshua Cheptegei gains Olympic consolation in men's 5,000 metres

  • Joshua Cheptegei made up for his silver in the 10,000 metres to win the 5,000m Olympic title on Friday, succeeding two-time champion Mo Farah.
Olympics: Joshua Cheptegei gains Olympic consolation in men's 5,000 metres(AP)
Olympics: Joshua Cheptegei gains Olympic consolation in men's 5,000 metres(AP)
Published on Aug 06, 2021 07:03 PM IST
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Tokyo 2020: Kenya's Faith Kipyegon retains Olympic women's 1500m title

  • Kenya's Faith Kipyegon retained the Olympic women's 1500m title on Friday to put an end to Dutch athlete Sifan Hassan's bid for an unprecedented track treble.
Tokyo 2020: Kenya's Faith Kipyegon retains Olympic women's 1500m title(AP)
Tokyo 2020: Kenya's Faith Kipyegon retains Olympic women's 1500m title(AP)
Updated on Aug 06, 2021 07:01 PM IST
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Olympics: Slovenia's Janja Garnbret wins inaugural women's climbing gold

  • Slovenian spiderwoman Janja Garnbret gave a climbing masterclass on Friday, scaling new heights to win the inaugural women's Olympic gold medal.
Olympics: Slovenia's Janja Garnbret wins inaugural women's climbing gold(REUTERS)
Olympics: Slovenia's Janja Garnbret wins inaugural women's climbing gold(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 06, 2021 06:59 PM IST
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Tokyo Olympics: China's Liu Shiying wins Olympic women's javelin gold

  • China's world silver medallist Liu Shiying went one better to claim Olympic women's javelin gold in Tokyo on Friday.
Tokyo Olympics: China's Liu Shiying wins Olympic women's javelin gold(AP)
Tokyo Olympics: China's Liu Shiying wins Olympic women's javelin gold(AP)
Published on Aug 06, 2021 06:54 PM IST
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Tokyo 2020: Allyson Felix sets a record, wins bronze for 10th Olympic medal

  • Allyson Felix finished third in the 400 meters Friday to win her 10th career medal and become the most-decorated woman in the history of Olympic track.
Tokyo 2020: Allyson Felix sets a record, wins bronze for 10th Olympic medal(AP)
Tokyo 2020: Allyson Felix sets a record, wins bronze for 10th Olympic medal(AP)
Updated on Aug 06, 2021 06:51 PM IST
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India’s 4x400m relay team sets Asian mark, still falls short of final spot

The quartet of Muhammed Anas Yahiya, Tom Noah Nirmal, Rajiv Arokia and Amoj Jacob completed the race in 3:00.25sec to finish fourth in the second heat.
India's 4x400m relay team
India's 4x400m relay team
Updated on Aug 06, 2021 09:46 PM IST
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Olympics: PM Modi speaks to Indian team after bronze medal match- VIDEO

  • PM Narendra Modi spoke to the coach and the players of the India women's hockey team following their 3-4 defeat at the hands of Great Britain in the bronze medal match.
Olympics: PM Narendra Modi speaks to India women's hockey team after bronze medal match defeat- VIDEO(TWITTER/HT COLLAGE)
Olympics: PM Narendra Modi speaks to India women's hockey team after bronze medal match defeat- VIDEO(TWITTER/HT COLLAGE)
Published on Aug 06, 2021 04:05 PM IST
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Bajrang Punia goes down in men's 65kg freestyle semis, to fight for bronze

  • Bajrang will now compete in the bronze medal bout on Saturday. If he manages to win, it would be India's second medal in wrestling in Tokyo, with Ravi Kumar Dahiya winning a silver medal in the 57kg category on Thursday.
India's Bajrang Punia.(AP)
India's Bajrang Punia.(AP)
Updated on Aug 06, 2021 03:28 PM IST
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Over and out: Marijne says Tokyo Olympics was last assignment as coach

The 47-year-old coached the Indian women's hockey team to its best-ever performance in the Olympic Games, guiding them to a creditable fourth place finish here.
India coach Sjoerd Marijne.(Frank Uijlenbroek)
India coach Sjoerd Marijne.(Frank Uijlenbroek)
Published on Aug 06, 2021 03:02 PM IST
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India’s foreign wrestling coach Murad expelled from Games for referee assault

  • The Russian coach was punished for his behaviour following Deepak Punia’s defeat in his bronze medal playoff on Thursday.
File photo of wrestling.(File)
File photo of wrestling.(File)
Updated on Aug 06, 2021 02:17 PM IST
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ByAvishek Roy, Tokyo

Tokyo 2020: Finishing 4th in Olympics no small feat but losing medal hurts: Rani

The Indians, beating all expectations, entered the semifinals of the Games for the first time, and signed off with a fourth-place finish after going down to Great Britain 3-4 in the bronze medal play-off here on Friday.
Tokyo 2020: Finishing 4th in Olympics is no small feat but losing medal hurts: India women's hockey team captain Rani Rampal.(PTI)
Tokyo 2020: Finishing 4th in Olympics is no small feat but losing medal hurts: India women's hockey team captain Rani Rampal.(PTI)
Updated on Aug 06, 2021 01:43 PM IST
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Khel Ratna will be now called the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award: PM Modi

  • "Respecting their sentiment, the Khel Ratna Award will hereby be called the Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna Award! Jai Hind," PM Modi wrote on Twitter.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(Twitter/PM Modi)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi.(Twitter/PM Modi)
Updated on Aug 06, 2021 01:03 PM IST
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This team did not win medal but achieved something bigger: Marijne

The history-making Indian women team lost 3-4 to Great Britain in a hard-fought bronze play-off.
Tokyo: Indian players huddle after losing their women's field hockey bronze medal match against Great Britain, at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Tokyo, Friday, Aug. 6, 2021. India lost the match 3-4. (PTI Photo/Gurinder Osan) (PTI08_06_2021_000121B)(PTI)
Tokyo: Indian players huddle after losing their women's field hockey bronze medal match against Great Britain, at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Tokyo, Friday, Aug. 6, 2021. India lost the match 3-4. (PTI Photo/Gurinder Osan) (PTI08_06_2021_000121B)(PTI)
Published on Aug 06, 2021 12:21 PM IST
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Golfer Aditi Ashok remains strong at Olympics; holds 2nd spot after Round 3

Aditi was 12-under 201 after three rounds and is the sole golfer in second position, three strokes adrift of leader Nelly Korda of USA who carded a two-under 69 in the penultimate round.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Aditi Ashok of India in action. (REUTERS)
Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Aditi Ashok of India in action. (REUTERS)
Published on Aug 06, 2021 11:46 AM IST
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Tokyo 2020: Bajrang Punia storms into semifinals

Bajrang trailed the Iranian for a major part of the bout after being severely crippled by Ghiasi's defensive tactics, especially the body-locks.
Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Wrestling - Freestyle - Men's 65kg - Last 16 - Makuhari Messe Hall A, Chiba, Japan - August 6, 2021. Ernazar Akmataliev of Kyrgyzstan in action against Bajrang Bajrang of India. REUTERS/Piroschka Van De Wouw(REUTERS)
Tokyo 2020 Olympics - Wrestling - Freestyle - Men's 65kg - Last 16 - Makuhari Messe Hall A, Chiba, Japan - August 6, 2021. Ernazar Akmataliev of Kyrgyzstan in action against Bajrang Bajrang of India. REUTERS/Piroschka Van De Wouw(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 06, 2021 10:30 AM IST
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'Spirit of New India': PM Modi cheers up women's hockey team after Olympics loss

2020 Tokyo Olympics: Prime Minister Narendra Modi encouraged the India women's hockey team after the bronze medal match and said that their spirit reflects that of 'New India'. He pointed out that despite narrow miss, the team's success so far will motivate young daughters to take up hockey.
2020 Tokyo Olympics: Prime Minister Narendra Modi cheered up the India women's hockey team after the bronze medal match. (File Photo)
2020 Tokyo Olympics: Prime Minister Narendra Modi cheered up the India women's hockey team after the bronze medal match. (File Photo)
Published on Aug 06, 2021 10:21 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, New Delhi

Tokyo Olympics Day 14: Action in images

Tokyo: Indian players huddle after losing their women's field hockey bronze medal match against Great Britain, at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Tokyo, Friday, Aug. 6, 2021. India lost the match 3-4. (PTI Photo/Gurinder Osan) (PTI08_06_2021_000055B)(PTI) 36
Tokyo: Indian players huddle after losing their women's field hockey bronze medal match against Great Britain, at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Tokyo, Friday, Aug. 6, 2021. India lost the match 3-4. (PTI Photo/Gurinder Osan) (PTI08_06_2021_000055B)(PTI)
Updated on Aug 06, 2021 06:11 PM IST
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Olympics: Bajrang moves to quarterfinal, Seema Bisla loses 50kg opener to Hamdi

The 27-year-old could not make her moves as Hamdi applied the body lock to great effect, never allowing Seema to initiate a strong attack.
Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Indian wrestler Bajrang Punia.(Vipin Kumar/HT PHOTO)
Published on Aug 06, 2021 09:35 AM IST
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'Nothing but proud': India laud women's hockey team's valiant show in Tokyo

  • Tokyo Olympics: While Britain bounced back to win the match 4-3, India's superb efforts in Tokyo were applauded by Indian fans who praised the team for never giving up throughout their campaign.
Indian players celebrate a goal against Britain during their women's field hockey bronze medal match.(PTI)
Indian players celebrate a goal against Britain during their women's field hockey bronze medal match.(PTI)
Updated on Aug 06, 2021 09:28 AM IST
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Shah Rukh, in true Kabir Khan mode, shares message for women's hockey team

  • Shah Rukh Khan took to Twitter on Friday to share his message after the Indian women's hockey team lost the bronze medal match at the Tokyo Olympics.
Shah Rukh Khan in a still from Chak De! India.
Shah Rukh Khan in a still from Chak De! India.
Updated on Aug 06, 2021 02:36 PM IST
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India women's hockey team miss out on bronze, lose thriller against Britain

Tokyo 2020, India vs Great Britain: Sjoerd Marijne's team can take pride in the fact that they finished fourth in Tokyo Games, their best-ever finish in Olympic history.
India's Navneet Kaur, left, attacks against Britain's Shona McCallin during the women's field hockey bronze medal match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/John Locher)(AP)
India's Navneet Kaur, left, attacks against Britain's Shona McCallin during the women's field hockey bronze medal match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Friday, Aug. 6, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/John Locher)(AP)
Updated on Aug 06, 2021 09:03 AM IST
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Gambhir calls hockey team's bronze medal win 'bigger than any WC', fans respond

  • India won the Prudential World Cup in 1983, followed by the T20 World Cup win in 2007 and the 50-over World Cup in 2011, the last two of which Gambhir was part of.
File image of Gautam Gambhir batting during the 2011 ICC World Cup
File image of Gautam Gambhir batting during the 2011 ICC World Cup
Updated on Aug 06, 2021 11:42 AM IST
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Tokyo 2020 Highlights: Valiant India lose bronze medal match to Great Britain

India vs Great Britain Highlights, Tokyo Olympics: Follow Highlights of India vs Great Britain women's hockey bronze medal match.
India vs Great Britain Highlights, Tokyo Olympics(REUTERS)
India vs Great Britain Highlights, Tokyo Olympics(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 06, 2021 09:07 AM IST
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India vs Great Britain women's hockey Live Streaming: When & where to watch?

India vs Great Britain women's hockey match Live Streaming, Tokyo Olympics: All you need to know about live streaming details on SonyLiv, match timings, venue for India vs Great Britain women's hockey bronze medal match at the Tokyo Olympics.
India vs Great Britain women's hockey match Live Streaming, Tokyo Olympics(REUTERS)
India vs Great Britain women's hockey match Live Streaming, Tokyo Olympics(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 06, 2021 05:33 AM IST
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Tokyo 2020 Day 14 Highlights: Bajrang loses SF; India women miss out on bronze

  • Tokyo Olympics 2020 Live Updates: Indian women's hockey team lost the bronze medal match 3-4 Great Britain, while Wrestler Bajrang Punia lost his semifinal bout and will fight for bronze. Golfer Aditi Ashok is currently placed second after three rounds and is in contention for a medal.
Tokyo 2020 Day 14 Highlights
Tokyo 2020 Day 14 Highlights
Updated on Aug 06, 2021 05:52 PM IST
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Tokyo Olympics Day 14 India Full Schedule

  • Tokyo Olympics Day 14 Full Schedule: Here is a look at the sequence of all the events of India at the Olympics in Tokyo on Day 14.
Tokyo Olympics Day 10 India Full Schedule(REUTERS)
Tokyo Olympics Day 10 India Full Schedule(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 06, 2021 08:20 AM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, New Delhi

We were nervous but well prepared for Germany: Simranjeet

Some of the young members in the Tokyo squad recall growing up watching Olympians despair over India’s continued failures to win medals on the big stage.
India players celebrate after India's Simranjeet Singh scored on Germany during the men's field hockey bronze medal match at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics(AP)
India players celebrate after India's Simranjeet Singh scored on Germany during the men's field hockey bronze medal match at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics(AP)
Published on Aug 05, 2021 11:51 PM IST
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ByAvishek Roy, Tokyo
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