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Olympics hockey: Need to tighten game, says Reid ahead of Australia match

Tokyo |Saturday, 2021 5:45:05 PM IST

Indian men's hockey team chief coach, Graham Reid, was satisfied with his team getting its campaign off to a winning start against New Zealand but said they need to focus on tightening their game both

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India at the Olympics: Medal hunt starts on Saturday

Tokyo |Saturday, 2021 3:45:06 AM IST

India's hunt for medals at the Tokyo Olympic Games starts early on Saturday morning with the country's athletes figuring in three medal events.

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Japan expert Jeev Milkha Singh's word of advice for India's Olympics golfers

Dubai |Saturday, 2021 8:45:05 PM IST

Jeev Milkha Singh, the most accomplished golfer in the history of Indian golf and also the most successful on Japanese soil with four titles, has some words of advice for his compatriots who will be r

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Olympics: Elavenil, Apurvi fizzle out, fail to reach 10m air rifle final

Tokyo |Saturday, 2021 1:15:05 PM IST

India's campaign in the Tokyo Olympics shooting competition started on a disappointing note with Elavenil Valarivan and Apurvi Chandela failing to make it to the final in the 10 metre air rifle compet

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Olympics table tennis: Manika Batra through to second round

Tokyo |Saturday, 2021 7:45:05 PM IST

Indian paddler Manika Batra made it to the second round of women's singles table tennis at the Tokyo Olympics with a straight-sets win over Great Britain's Tin-Tin Ho at the Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasi

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Olympics: Nagal beats Istomin to record India's first tennis singles win since 1996

Tokyo |Saturday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST

India's lone hope in men's tennis singles Sumit Nagal powered to a 6-4, 6-7(6), 6-4 win over Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan in the first round here at the Ariake Tennis Court on Saturday.

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Olympics badminton: Shetty-Rankireddy hold nerve to win; Sai Praneeth loses

Tokyo |Saturday, 2021 7:45:05 PM IST

Indian men's doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy defeated the higher-ranked Chinese Taipei pair of Lee Yang and Wang Chi-lin 21-16, 16-21, 27-25 in their first Group A badminton

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Olympics: Saurabh Chaudhary flatters to deceive, finishes 7th in 10m air pistol

Tokyo |Saturday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST

There was heartbreak for Indian 10m air pistol shooter Saurabh Chaudhary , who despite emerging on top in the qualification round earlier on Saturday, finished seventh as the country suffered its bigg

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Olympics hockey: India beat New Zealand 3-2 in first match

Tokyo |Saturday, 2021 2:45:06 PM IST

Harmanpreet Singh scored two goals off penalty corners as India survived some anxious moments to scrape through to a 3-2 win against New Zealand to start their Olympic Games men's hockey campaign on a

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Olympics hockey: Harmanpreet brace, Sreejesh heroics help India beat New Zealand 3-2

Tokyo |Saturday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST

Drag-flicker Harmanpreet Singh scored a brace and goalkeeper PR Sreejesh came up with some brilliant saves in the fourth quarter as India scraped through to a nervy 3-2 victory against New Zealand in

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Olympics: Tokyo starts fresh chapter despite opening shorn of glamour

Tokyo |Saturday, 2021 1:45:05 AM IST

Applying high-end technologies, including virtual and augmented reality, and merging that with traditional Japanese motifs, the organising committee of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games put together an ope

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Weightlifting: Mirabai wins historic silver medal at Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo |Saturday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST

Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu bagged a historic silver medal in the women's 49kg weightlifting at the Tokyo International Forum to lift the gloom after four top pistol and rifle shooters flattered

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