- 2 Aug 2021 4:43 AM GMT
The Indian women's hockey team pulled off the shock of the tournament by beating favourites Australia to reach the semi-finals at the Tokyo Olympics. Gurjit Kaur gave India the lead in the second quarter through the team's only penalty corner. Goalkeeper Savita Punia and the Indian defence then stood solid against wave after waves of Australian attacks. India will next play Argentina for a place in the final.
- 1 Aug 2021 1:41 PM GMT
After a gruelling match, India's Men's Hockey team defeated Great Britain 3-1 in the quarter-finals, and is now assured a medal.
The team will face the Belgians in the semi-finals on Tuesday, winning which will bring the them to the finals.
An underdog team with fresh faces in the frontline has surprised the world with their performance. Today's victory will make it the first time India's men's hockey team will get a medal since 1980.
- 1 Aug 2021 5:22 AM GMT
Boxer Satish Kumar has exited the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after losing to Uzbekistan's top-seeded Bakhodir Jalolov in the quarter-final. Satish, who had to race against time to be fit for the bout, lost by a unanimous 5-0 decision. No male boxer has won an Olympic medal for India since Vijender Singh won bronze at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.
- 31 July 2021 11:12 AM GMT
Shuttler PV Sindhu has been knocked out of the women's singles event in the semi-finals. Up against Chinese Taipei's Tai Tzu-Ying, Sindhu played well in the first game but eventually lost it 21-18. Tzu-Ying was much better in the second game and sealed her place in the final to win the match 21-18, 21-12. Sindhu will now play He Bingjao in the bronze medal match while Tai Tzu-Ying will play Chen Yufei in the final.
- 31 July 2021 7:24 AM GMT
India's dismal shooting campaign continued as Anjum Moudgil and Tejaswini Sawant failed to qualify for the final of the Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions event. Moudgil finished 15th with a score of 1167-54x while Sawant finished 33rd with a score of 1154-50x.
- 31 July 2021 5:50 AM GMT
Archer Atanu Das is out of the men's individual event in the round of 16 after losing to Japan's Takaharu Fukurawa. With the scores tied at 4-4 after the fourth set, Das scored 26 from his three shots while Fukurawa scored 27 with his shots. With Das' exit, the Indian archery team's Olympic campaign has come to an end.
- 31 July 2021 5:37 AM GMT
The Indian women's hockey team kept their hopes for a spot in the quarter-finals alive after beating South Africa 4-3. A hat-trick from Vandana Katariya and a goal from Neha Goyal helped India edge South Africa in a thriller. India are currently fourth in Pool A and will hope Great Britain beat Ireland in the final match of Pool A.
- 31 July 2021 5:34 AM GMT
Kamalpreet Kaur has stormed into the final of the women's discus throw event qualifying second overall with a throw of 64.0m. Seema Punia, however, failed to qualify for the final after finishing outside the top 12 with a throw of 60.57m.