Articles about 2020 Tokyo Olympics

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 6: Complete report

29 Jul 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 6: Complete report

The Indians were off to a terrific start on Day 6 of the ongoing 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Hockey: Indian women face must-win game against Ireland

29 Jul 2021

Hockey: Indian women face must-win game against Ireland

Staring at an early exit after three consecutive losses, the Indian women's hockey team can't settle for anything less than a victory against Ireland in their penultimate pool match in Tokyo on Friday to keep their quarterfinal hopes alive in Olympics.

Fouaad Mirza's horse 'Seigneur Medicott' certified as sound in health

29 Jul 2021

Fouaad Mirza's horse 'Seigneur Medicott' certified as sound in health

Indian equestrian Fouaad Mirza's equine partner Seigneur Medicott was on Thursday certified as sound in health and fulfilling the necessary criteria of the judging committee to begin Tokyo Olympics action on Friday, said a statement issued by the Embassy Group, which is backing Mirza.

2020 Tokyo Olympics: Djokovic beats Nishikori, reaches semis

29 Jul 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics: Djokovic beats Nishikori, reaches semis

World number one Novak Djokovic tamed Japan's Kei Nishikori in the men's singles quarter-finals at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.

Das knocks out Olympic champion, joins wife in last 16

29 Jul 2021

Das knocks out Olympic champion, joins wife in last 16

Indian archer Atanu Das on Thursday proved a point by knocking out two-time Olympic champion Oh Jin Hyek to join his wife Deepika Kumari in individual pre-quarterfinals of the Tokyo Olympics.

Manu, Rahi placed 5th, 25th respectively in 25m pistol qualifications

29 Jul 2021

Manu, Rahi placed 5th, 25th respectively in 25m pistol qualifications

Indian shooters Manu Bhaker and Rahi Sarnobat were placed 5th and 25th respectively in the women's 25m pistol qualification (precision) at the Tokyo Olympics on Thursday.

Dominant India beat Argentina 3-1 to seal quarterfinal berth

29 Jul 2021

Dominant India beat Argentina 3-1 to seal quarterfinal berth

The Indian men's hockey team stormed into the quarterfinals of the Olympic Games with a comprehensive 3-1 victory over defending Argentina, scoring two goals in the final two minutes of its penultimate pool match on Thursday.

Tokyo Olympics: Superb Sindhu enters quarterfinals

29 Jul 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Superb Sindhu enters quarterfinals

Reigning world champion PV Sindhu sailed into the women's singles quarterfinals with a straight-game triumph over Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt in the Olympics badminton competition on Thursday.

Tokyo Games: Pugilist Satish Kumar sails into quarterfinals

29 Jul 2021

Tokyo Games: Pugilist Satish Kumar sails into quarterfinals

Indian boxer Satish Kumar (+91kg) eased into the quarterfinals of his debut Olympic Games, defeating Jamaica's Ricardo Brown in his opening bout in Tokyo on Thursday.

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 5: Complete report

28 Jul 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 5: Complete report

It was a mixed day for India on Day 5 of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics: Debutante boxer Pooja Rani enters quarterfinals

28 Jul 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Debutante boxer Pooja Rani enters quarterfinals

Indian boxer Pooja Rani (75kg) out-punched Algeria's Ichrak Chaib in her opening bout to enter the quarterfinals of her maiden Olympic Games in Tokyo on Wednesday.

Archery: Deepika keeps medal hopes alive, enters pre-quarterfinals

28 Jul 2021

Archery: Deepika keeps medal hopes alive, enters pre-quarterfinals

World No. 1 archer Deepika Kumari survived some anxious moments before getting past US teenager Jennifer Mucino-Fernandez 6-4 to sail into the pre-quarterfinals of the women's individual section and keep Indian medal hopes alive at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday.

Rejuvenated India eyes win against Argentina to seal QF berth

28 Jul 2021

Rejuvenated India eyes win against Argentina to seal QF berth

A resurgent Indian men's hockey team would look to seal a quarterfinal berth but defending champions Argentina won't be an easy challenge to overcome when the two sides clash in their penultimate pool match of the Olympics on Thursday.

Sindhu smashes her way into pre-quarterfinals at Olympics

28 Jul 2021

Sindhu smashes her way into pre-quarterfinals at Olympics

Reigning world champion PV Sindhu advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of women's singles badminton event at the Tokyo Olympics after beating Hong Kong's NY Cheung in a Group J match in Tokyo on Wednesday.

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 4: Complete report

27 Jul 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 4: Complete report

It was a rather disappointing day for India on Day 4 of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Flora Duffy wins Bermuda's first-ever Olympic gold medal

27 Jul 2021

Flora Duffy wins Bermuda's first-ever Olympic gold medal

Triathlete Flora Duffy handed Bermuda their first Olympic gold medal in history at the Olympics on Tuesday.

Swimmer Dean beats COVID-19 twice to win gold at Olympics

27 Jul 2021

Swimmer Dean beats COVID-19 twice to win gold at Olympics

Britain's Tom Dean contracted COVID-19 not once but twice in the run-up to the Olympics, leaving him doubting he'd make it to the national trials, let alone Tokyo.

Debutant boxer Lovlina Borgohain makes Olympics quarterfinals

27 Jul 2021

Debutant boxer Lovlina Borgohain makes Olympics quarterfinals

Indian boxer Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) advanced to the quarterfinals in her debut Olympic appearance, defeating German veteran Nadine Apetz in a closely fought last 16 stage bout in Tokyo on Tuesday.

Hockey: Rupinder Singh's brace hands India 3-0 win over Spain

27 Jul 2021

Hockey: Rupinder Singh's brace hands India 3-0 win over Spain

Dragflicker Rupinder Pal Singh scored a brace as the Indian men's hockey overcame a demoralizing defeat in the previous match to cruise past Spain 3-0 and register its second win at Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday.

Sharath takes a game off Ma Long before bowing out

27 Jul 2021

Sharath takes a game off Ma Long before bowing out

Indian paddler Sharath Kamal took a game off the legendary Ma Long, the reigning Olympic and world champion, before making a third-round exit from the table tennis competition at the Tokyo Games on Tuesday.

Indians misfire in air pistol events, fail to make finals

27 Jul 2021

Indians misfire in air pistol events, fail to make finals

The Indian pair of Saurabh Chaudhary and Manu Bhaker caved in under pressure and failed to qualify for the final of the 10m air pistol mixed team events at the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday.

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 3: Complete report

26 Jul 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 3: Complete report

India endured yet another disappointing outing on Day 3 of the ongoing 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Boxing: Olympic debutant Ashish Chaudhary ousted after opening loss

26 Jul 2021

Boxing: Olympic debutant Ashish Chaudhary ousted after opening loss

Indian boxer Ashish Chaudhary (75kg) paid for an underwhelming start as his maiden Olympic appearance ended with an opening-round loss to China's Erbieke Touheta in Tokyo on Monday.

Hockey: India look to bounce back against Spain in Olympics

26 Jul 2021

Hockey: India look to bounce back against Spain in Olympics

Thoroughly outplayed by Australia, the Indian men's hockey team would be desperate to rebuild shattered morale when it takes on a lower-ranked Spain in its third Pool A match of the Olympics on Tuesday.

Nagal hammered out of Olympics by world number two Medvedev

26 Jul 2021

Nagal hammered out of Olympics by world number two Medvedev

Sumit Nagal was blown away by world number two Daniil Medvedev's thunderous strokes and serves in the men's singles second round as India's tennis challenge all but ended at the Tokyo Games, on Monday.

Angad Bajwa finishes 18th in skeet, Mairaj Ahmad Khan 25th

26 Jul 2021

Angad Bajwa finishes 18th in skeet, Mairaj Ahmad Khan 25th

India's Angad Vir Singh Bajwa finished 18th while his senior compatriot Mairaj Ahmad Khan ended 25th in the men's skeet event of the Tokyo Olympics on Monday.

Badminton: Rankireddy-Shetty lose to Fernaldi and Sukamuljo in second match

26 Jul 2021

Badminton: Rankireddy-Shetty lose to Fernaldi and Sukamuljo in second match

The Indian men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty suffered a straight-game loss to world number one Marcus Gideon Fernaldi and Kevin Sanjaya Sukamuljo of Indonesia in their second Group A match at the Olympics on Monday.

Table Tennis: Sharath Kamal advances to third round at Olympics

26 Jul 2021

Table Tennis: Sharath Kamal advances to third round at Olympics

Table Tennis player A Sharath Kamal overcame a sluggish start to beat Portugal's Tiago Polonia in the men's singles second round in the Olympics, on Monday.

Indian fencer Bhavani Devi goes down fighting on Games debut

26 Jul 2021

Indian fencer Bhavani Devi goes down fighting on Games debut

Bhavani Devi's Olympic debut ended with a second-round defeat in the women's individual sabre event but the Indian fencer bowed out of the Tokyo Games with much promise on Monday.

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 2: Complete report

25 Jul 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 2: Complete report

After an action-packed Day 1 at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, Day 2 saw several top-notch performances many new nations entered the medals chart.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Technical snag costs Manu Bhaker final spot

25 Jul 2021

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Technical snag costs Manu Bhaker final spot

Shooting ace Manu Bhaker narrowly missed out on qualifying for the finals of the women's 10m air pistol event in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Sunday.

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 1: Complete report

24 Jul 2021

2020 Tokyo Olympics, Day 1: Complete report

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, on Saturday, scripted history by winning India's first medal in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Mirabai Chanu wins silver at Tokyo Olympics: Presenting her journey

24 Jul 2021

Mirabai Chanu wins silver at Tokyo Olympics: Presenting her journey

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu, on Saturday, scripted history by winning India's first medal in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Tokyo Olympics: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu wins silver medal

24 Jul 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu wins silver medal

Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu has won the silver medal in the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Here's India's schedule on July 24

23 Jul 2021

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: Here's India's schedule on July 24

The Indian contingent has a busy day ahead on July 24 at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

DMRC installs Olympics selfie points at prominent metro stations

23 Jul 2021

DMRC installs Olympics selfie points at prominent metro stations

A number of selfie points have been set up by the Delhi Metro authorities at its prominent stations, including at Rajiv Chowk and JLN Stadium, to cheer the athletes taking part in Tokyo Olympics, officials said on Friday.

Deepika Kumari to partner Pravin Jadhav in mixed pair competition

23 Jul 2021

Deepika Kumari to partner Pravin Jadhav in mixed pair competition

Deepika Kumari will partner Pravin Jadhav in the archery mixed pair event of the Olympic Games after the debutant was preferred by the think-tank ahead of her husband and experienced Atanu Das based on the form shown in Friday's qualification round.

Olympics: Archer Deepika Kumari ninth in ranking round; Koreans dominate

23 Jul 2021

Olympics: Archer Deepika Kumari ninth in ranking round; Koreans dominate

Star Indian archer Deepika Kumari finished ninth in the women's individual ranking round to secure an easy first-round clash in the main event as the country's Olympic campaign kickstarted at the Yumenoshima Park in Tokyo on Friday.

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: A look at India's medal hopefuls

22 Jul 2021

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: A look at India's medal hopefuls

The rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympics will be underway on Friday.

Records which Novak Djokovic can break in 2021

22 Jul 2021

Records which Novak Djokovic can break in 2021

Serbian ace Novak Djokovic is all set to compete in the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympics.