Saurabh Chaudhary

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Tokyo Olympics: Saurabh Chaudhary Becomes First Indian To Reach 10m Air Pistol Finals

Saurabh Chaudhary became the first Indian to reach the finals of 10m Air Pistol in the Tokyo Olympics. The Asian Games and Youth Olympics gold medallist secured the first spot in the Men's Qualification five series round. The 19-year-old appeared in his maiden Olympics with 586 points in the qualifications. Abhishek Verma, the other Indian in the competition however couldn't make it after finishing at the 17th rank.

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 06:23 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Tokyo Olympics, 10m air pistol, Saurabh Chaudhary, Finals

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India beats Uzbekistan At Tennis Open In Tokyo Olympics

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Tokyo Olympics: Sumit Nagal Records India's First Victory In Tennis Singles Since 1996.

Sumit Nagal on July 24 became only the first Indian to win a Men's Singles match at the Olympic Games since 1996. Nagal who came in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics with a surprise entry beat former world No. 33 Uzbekistan's Denis Istomin with 6-4, 6-7, 6-4 in the opening match. With Sumit Nagal moving on to the second round, India's hope in the Men's Singles remains afloat. 

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 04:56 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Tokyo Olympics, Sumit Nagal, India, Uzbekistan, Indian Tennis Player

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Mirabai Chanu, Zhihui Hou, Windy Cantika Aisah

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Mirabai Chanu Wins First Silver Medal In Weightlifting At Tokyo Olympic

Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has won the silver medal in the woman's 49-kg category by lifting 202 kg at the 2020 Tokyo Games on July 24. Meanwhile, China's Zhihui Hou and Indonesia's Windy Cantika Aisah secured Gold and Bronze respectively. Chanu has become the second woman medalist after Karnam Malleswari's Bronze in weightlifting. Besides, Chanu won the first medal for India at the game. 

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 03:27 PM / by Brijesh Goswami

Tags: Mirabai Chanu, Tokyo Olympic, Silver, Weighlifter

Courtesy: India Today

India V/S Sri Lanka

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India Vs Sri Lanka : India Loses ODI On Sri Lankan Soil After 9 Years

Sri Lanka defeated India in the third ODI after nine years at their home ground.  The stars of the match were Avishka Fernando and Bhanuka Rajapaksa, whose batting lashed the Indian team by 3 wickets. The Sri Lankan team reached 55/1 in 10 overs, chasing the target of 225. However, the match was reduced to 47 overs per side owing to the rainfall.

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 02:17 PM / by Umang Bafna

Tags: India Vs Sri Lanka 2021, Colombo, Shikhar Dhawan

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India'a Sharat and Manika

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Sharath, Manika Lose The Opening Game At 2020 Tokyo Olympics

India's Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra were knocked out of the mixed doubles Table Tennis event at the Tokyo Olympics in the round of 16 after losing 0-4 to Chinese Taipei team; Lin Yun-Ju and Cheng I-Ching. The Indians had a good start with a 5-1 lead in the first game. However, the Chinese Taipei TT team, which ranks No. 1 in the world recovered soon and won the game.

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 01:07 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: Tokyo Olympics, Table Tennis, India, China

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Qian Yang

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Tokyo Olympics: Qian Yang Becomes First Gold Medalist Of The Season

Chinese shooter Qian Yang bagged the first gold medal in the 10 meter air rifle at the Tokyo Olympics. She defeated Russian Anastasiia Galashina in the finals. Meanwhile, Switzerland's Nina Bronzen was awarded the bronze medal. Archery, men's cycling, fencing, judo, shooting, taekwondo, and women's weightlifting were among the first medal events held in Tokyo on July 24.

Sat, 24 Jul 2021 - 10:45 AM / by Umang Bafna

Tags: Tokyo Olympics, Qian Yang

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Deepika Kumari

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Tokyo Olympics: Deepika Kumari Secures 9th Place In Women's Archery

Indian archer Deepika Kumari secures ninth place with a score of 663 after 12 vigorous sets at the women's individual ranking round on the first day of the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Deepika begun steadily and secured fourth place at the end of the first half but slipped in the second half. The opening ceremony of the Olympics will begin at 4 pm on July 23.

Fri, 23 Jul 2021 - 11:51 AM / by Umang Bafna

Tags: Tokyo Olympics, Deepika Kumari, Archery, womens

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Kentaro Kobayashi

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Olympics Show Director Expelled For Making Jokes On Holocaust

After a video from the 1990s of Kentaro Kobayashi resurfaced, he was dismissed as the Show Director of the Olympics opening ceremony a day before the Tokyo Olympics started. Japan's Olympic Chief Seiko Hashimoto said the video which shows him making jokes on the Holocaust reminded "painful acts of history". This controversy has added to the long list of scandals that have surrounded the Tokyo Games this year.

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 - 07:08 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Kentaro Kobayashi, Tokyo Games, holocaust, show director

Courtesy: BBC News

KL Rahul

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KL Rahul Shines On His Comeback, Scores 101 In Ind Vs Eng Test Match

Indian Batsman KL Rahul made the foremost of the opportunity in whites by scoring a century in India vs England Test Series. The Indian wicketkeeper-batsman scored a 100-plus stand with Ravindra Jadeja (75) to safeguard an under-strength India out of early wickets after being reduced to 67 for 3. At stumps, India was 309 for 9. Meanwhile, Rishabh Pant has been tested positive for Covid-19.

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 - 05:58 PM / by Umang Bafna

Tags: KL Rahul, Durham, County Game, Test match Series, India vs England

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Mirabai Chanu

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'I Am Competing With Myself', Says Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu

Mirabai Chanu, the Manipuri weightlifter who is ready to showcase her talent in Tokyo Olympics on July 24 said “I am competing with myself". She is participating in this Olympics five years after she was ruled out as her five out of six lifts were considered invalid in Rio. The 26-year-old is considered to be one of the strongest contenders who is likely to challenge China’s Hou Zhihui.

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 - 05:25 PM / by Aditi Chavan

Tags: Tokyo Games, Mirabai Chanu, Weightlifting, Rio Olympics

Courtesy: The Indian Express