Friday, July 30, 2021

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Mary Kom says was made to change ring dress a minute before PQF bout

Mary Kom says was made to change ring dress a minute before PQF bout

Friday, July 30, 2021 14:20

Boxer MC Mary Kom on Friday continued to question her defeat to Colombia's Ingrit Valencia in a closely-contested pre-quarterfinal bout at the Tokyo Olympics, alleging that she was asked to change her ring dress a minute before her bout.

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South Africa confirm white-ball tour of Sri Lanka in September

South Africa confirm white-ball tour of Sri Lanka in September

Friday, July 30, 2021 13:38

South Africa have confirmed a white-ball tour of Sri Lanka from September 2-14 in which the teams will contest three one-day internationals and three Twenty20 matches.

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Yuzvendra Chahal and K Gowtham test positive for Covid-19

Yuzvendra Chahal and K Gowtham test positive for Covid-19

Friday, July 30, 2021 13:10

Three days after Krunal Pandya tested positive for COVID-19, it has come to light that spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and K Gowtham have also tested positive for the virus in Sri Lanka.

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World no. 1 archer Deepika Kumari crashes out in quarters

World no. 1 archer Deepika Kumari crashes out in quarters

Friday, July 30, 2021 12:36

World number one archer Deepika Kumari's quest for an Olympic medal ended in heartbreak for the third time as she surrendered tamely to Korean top seed An San in straight sets in the quarterfinals here on Friday.

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Country erupts in joy after Lovlina assures India second Olympic medal

Country erupts in joy after Lovlina assures India second Olympic medal

Friday, July 30, 2021 12:22

India rejoiced after Lovlina Borgohain on Friday assured the country of its second medal at the Tokyo Olympics with Sports Minister Anurag Thakur and shooting ace Abhinav Bindra joining others in sending the young boxer congratulatory messages.

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27 new COVID-19 cases at Games village, highest so far

27 new COVID-19 cases at Games village, highest so far

Friday, July 30, 2021 12:06

The Tokyo Games organisers on Friday announced 27 new COVID-19 cases linked with the Olympics, including three athletes, the highest daily count so far.

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Watch out for rookie Kamalpreet's discus throw: Coach Virendra

Watch out for rookie Kamalpreet’s discus throw: Coach Virendra

Friday, July 30, 2021 11:55

Dronacharya award winner athletics coach Virendra Poonia, who had also trained his wife Krishna, feels that among the two contrasting entries from India, rookie Kamalpreet and veteran Seema, the former stands a chance to finish on the podium.

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Welcome to the club: Vijender, Mary congratulate Lovlina Borgohain

Welcome to the club: Vijender, Mary congratulate Lovlina Borgohain

Friday, July 30, 2021 11:52

"Welcome to the club," said the trailblazers of Indian boxing Vijender Singh and M C Mary Kom as they celebrated Lovlina Borgohain being assured of an Olympic medal in the Tokyo Games on Friday.

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India score late winner to keep QF hopes alive in women's hockey

India score late winner to keep QF hopes alive in women’s hockey

Friday, July 30, 2021 11:36

The Indian women's hockey team scored a late goal to eke out a narrow 1-0 victory over Ireland in a must-win penultimate pool match to stay alive in the Olympics here on Friday.

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Lovlina Borgohain assures India of first boxing medal at Tokyo

Lovlina Borgohain assures India of first boxing medal at Tokyo

Friday, July 30, 2021 9:42

Debutant Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) assured India of their first boxing medal at the ongoing Olympic Games when she upstaged former world champion Nien-Chin Chen of Chinese Taipei to enter the semifinals here on Friday.

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