Tokyo Olympics: Wrestlers Ravi Dahiya, Deepak Punia progress into semis

Tokyo, Aug 4 (UNI) India's Ravi Kumar Dahiya and Deepak Punia progressed into the semi-finals beating their respective opponents in the men's freestyle 57kg and 86kg category here on Wednesday.

Dahiya did not face much difficulty and defeated Georgi Valenti

Tokyo Olympics: Neeraj Chopra qualifies for Javelin Throw Final

Tokyo, Aug 4 (UNI) India's javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra qualified for the men's Javelin Throw Final at the Tokyo Olympics, here on Wednesday.
Chopra's first attempt of 86.65m in his first Olympics was recorded as the highest in men's Group A.
The au

Uzbekistan’s Akbar Djuraev wins weightlifting Olympic gold in -109 kg category

Moscow, Aug 3 (UNI/SPUTNIK) - Akbar Djuraev from Uzbekistan won a gold medal in the -109 kg weight category of weightlifting on Tuesday at the Tokyo Olympics.

Armenia’s Simon Martirosyan claimed the silver medal and Latvia’s Arturs Plesnieks secured the

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Toor finishes 13th in men's shot put, fails to qualify for finals

Tokyo, Aug 3 (UNI) India's shot putter Tajinderpal Singh Toor failed to qualify for the finals in the men's Shot Put Group A qualification finishing with 13th spot here on Tuesday.

Toor, started his Olympic campaign registering a throw of 19.99m in his firs

Rahane needs to work out against short pitch deliveries during England Test series: VVS Laxman

New Delhi, Aug 3 (UNI) Former batsman VVS Laxman said vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane is an important member of Team India's batting line-up for the India-England Test series beginning from Wednesday at Nottingham, but needs to work out against short pitch deliveries.

Tokyo Olympics: India lose 2-5 to Belgium in men's hockey semis; to play for bronze

Tokyo, Aug 3 (UNI) Indian men's hockey went down after losing 2-5 to Belgium in the semi-finals here on Tuesday.
Despite the loss, India are still in contention for the bronze medal match.
For India, Harmanpreet scored 7' and Mandeep Singh 8' while for B

Russia defeats Canada to reach men's volleyball semifinals at Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo, Aug 3 (UNI/Sputnik) Russia defeated Canada in the quarterfinal of men's volleyball at the Tokyo Olympic Games.
The match, which took place on Tuesday, ended 3-0 (25:21, 30:28, 25:22).
The opponent of the Russian team in the semifinals will be determined i

Dutee Chand bows out of Tokyo Olympics after finishing last in her heat

Tokyo, Aug 2 (UNI) Ace Indian sprinter Dutee Chand crashed out of the Tokyo Olympics after her early exit in the women’s 200m event at the Olympic Stadium on Monday.

Competing in the heats, Dutee clocked 23.85 seconds to finish seventh and last in what was he

Indian women's hockey team beat Australia 1-0, reach Olympic semi-final for first time

Tokyo, Aug 2 (UNI) Indian women's hockey team stunned Australia 1-0 in the quarter-finals to qualify for the first-ever Olympic Games semi-final at the Oi Hockey Stadium North Pitch, here on Monday.
Drag-flicker Gurjit Kaur converted India's lone penalty corner in

Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu bags bronze medal, beats China's Bing Jiao

Tokyo, Aug 1 (UNI) Reigning world champion P V Sindhu clinched the bronze medal after beating world no 9 He Bing Jiao of China in the badminton women's singles third-place play-off, here on Sunday.

Sindhu outclassed eighth seed Bing Jiao 21-13 21-15 in over 53