Bingjiao not an easy player, Sindhu has to concentrate and play well, says father PV Ramana

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], July 31 (ANI): PV Sindhu's father PV Ramana feels the ace Indian shuttler wasn't able to come into the rhythm on Saturday during the semi-finals match in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 23:21 IST

Viswanathan Anand to lead Indian team in online Chess Olympiad, Adhiban Baskaran included

New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): Chess maestro Viswanathan Anand will lead India's charge in the upcoming online chess Olympiad which will be played from September 8-15.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 22:50 IST

Tokyo Olympics, Day 9: Sindhu aims for bronze, Indian men's hockey team face Great Britain in QFs (Preview)

Tokyo [Japan], July 31 (ANI): Golfer Udayan Mane will kick start day nine of the Tokyo Olympics for India but the high octane encounters are scheduled in the evening when PV Sindhu and the Indian men's hockey team take the field on Sunday.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 22:05 IST

Tokyo Olympics, Day 8: Kamalpreet Kaur, Indian women's hockey team shine, Amit Panghal disappoints (Review)

Tokyo [Japan], July 31 (ANI): Ace badminton player PV Sindhu and boxer Amit Panghal might have lost on day eight of the Tokyo Olympics but discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur and the Indian women's hockey team ensured fans had something to celebrate on Saturday.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 21:49 IST

Tokyo Olympics: It just wasn't my day, says Sindhu after defeat in semi-finals

Tokyo [Japan], July 31 (ANI): India shuttler PV Sindhu said she was prepared to face Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu-Ying in the semi-finals of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics but it was just not her day.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 21:50 IST

Hungarian GP: Lewis Hamilton takes pole, Bottas denies Verstappen front-row start

Budapest [Hungary], July 31 (ANI): Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton took his first pole position in seven races with a scintillating lap in Hungarian Grand Prix qualifying, locking out the front row with Mercedes teammate Valtteri Bottas as the Briton's championship rival Max Verstappen had to settle for third.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 21:43 IST

Tokyo Olympics: Lahiri looks for 'miracle' finish and podium place in men's golf competition

Tokyo [Japan], July 31 (ANI): A birdie, eagle finish failed to lift the spirits of India's Anirban Lahiri as a third round of 3-under 68 on Saturday left him six shots outside of a potential podium finish in men's golf competition at the Tokyo Games.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 20:15 IST

PCB seems confused over Kashmir League issue: BCCI Official

New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has slammed former Proteas batsman Herschelle Gibbs and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), saying the Indian board is well within their rights to take decisions with respect to the cricketing ecosystem in the country.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 19:08 IST

Tokyo Olympics: Indian women's hockey team advance to quarter-finals after Great Britain defeat Ireland

Tokyo [Japan], July 31 (ANI): Indian women's hockey team on Saturday qualified for the quarter-finals of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics after Great Britain defeated Ireland.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 19:05 IST

I still have the age, can play till 40: Mary Kom on making a comeback

New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): Mary Kom, the face of India's boxing contingent, might have bowed out of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics but the ace boxer has no plans to retire.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 18:34 IST

India is proud of your achievements: Rijiju hails PV Sindhu

New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): Former Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju and Badminton Association of India (BAI) President Himanta Biswa Sarma applauded ace badminton player PV Sindhu on Saturday.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 17:59 IST

Tokyo Olympics: India's long jumper Sreeshankar Murali finishes 13th, bows out of Games

Tokyo [Japan], July 31 (ANI): India's long jumper Sreeshankar Murali finished his heats at the 13th spot with the best jump of 7.69m on Saturday in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 17:16 IST

Tokyo Olympics: Need to play higher, faster tempo against Great Britain, says hockey coach Graham Reid

Tokyo [Japan], July 31 (ANI): Achieving their first target by cementing a place in the quarter-finals, the Indian men's hockey team led by Manpreet Singh will be gunning for a win against Great Britain on Sunday to make it to the final four in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 17:05 IST

Tokyo Olympics: Sindhu loses semi-final clash, to play for bronze on Sunday

Tokyo [Japan], July 31 (ANI): India shuttler PV Sindhu will not be able to return with a silver or gold in the women's singles event after losing to Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu-Ying in the semi-finals of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics here at the Musashino Forest Plaza Court 1 on Saturday. Tzu-Ying defeated Sindhu 21-18, 21-12 in the semifinals. Sindhu will now play for bronze on Sunday.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 16:44 IST

Centenarian sprinter Man Kaur passes away

Mohali (Punjab) [India], July 31 (ANI): Centenarian sprinter and veteran athlete Man Kaur passed away on Saturday at the age of 105.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 16:18 IST

Tokyo Olympics: Boxer Pooja Rani bows out after losing to Li Qian in quarters

Tokyo [Japan], July 31 (ANI): Boxer Pooja Rani (75kg) on Saturday got thrashed by China's Li Qian as the Indian bowed out from the ongoing Tokyo Olympics. Li Qian won the bout 5-0.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 16:09 IST

Tokyo Olympics: Djokovic loses bronze medal match to Pablo Busta

Tokyo [Japan], July 31 (ANI): World number one Novak Djokovic missed out on a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics as he lost against Spain's Pablo Carreno Busta here at the Ariake Tennis Centre Court on Saturday.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 14:35 IST

Sri Lanka pacer Isuru Udana announces retirement from international cricket

Colombo [Sri Lanka], July 31 (ANI): Sri Lanka pacer Isuru Udana on Saturday announced his retirement from international cricket.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 13:24 IST

Maybe we take Olympics too seriously, forget to enjoy our skill, says Atanu Das

Tokyo [Japan], July 31 (ANI): Archer Atanu Das is not too pleased with the Archery Association of India (AAI) for calling a selection trial immediately after the Tokyo Olympics.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 13:14 IST

Tokyo 2020: Sorry India couldn't bring glory in this Olympics, says Atanu Das

Tokyo [Japan], July 31 (ANI): After bowing out of the ongoing Tokyo Olympics, India archer Atanu Das apologised for not being able to return with a medal.

Updated: Jul 31, 2021 12:38 IST

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