PV Sindhu a sporting icon and one of India’s greatest Olympians: Anurag Thakur | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

PV Sindhu a sporting icon and one of India's greatest Olympians: Anurag Thakur | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: Sports Minister Anurag Thakur on Tuesday hailed PV Sindhu as a sporting icon and one of the “greatest Olympians” the country has ever produced after she returned to the country to a warm reception following her bronze-medal winning feat at the Tokyo Games. Sindhu on Sunday became the second Indian and first woman … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Heartbreak in semis but hockey medal dream still alive; disappointments galore in athletics | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

Tokyo Olympics: Heartbreak in semis but hockey medal dream still alive; disappointments galore in athletics | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

TOKYO: It was a reality check of sorts but the dream is not over yet, not in hockey at least. That quite summed up India’s day 11 at the Olympic Games where there were disappointing results all across, the biggest one being the men’s hockey team’s 2-5 loss to world champion Belgium in the semifinals. … Read more

PV Sindhu: Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist PV Sindhu returns to warm receptio | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

PV Sindhu: Tokyo Olympics bronze medallist PV Sindhu returns to warm receptio | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: The only Indian woman to win two Olympic medals, shuttler PV Sindhu on Tuesday received a warm welcome on her return to the country after claiming a bronze at the Tokyo Games. Reigning world champion Sindhu, who had won a silver at the Rio Games five years ago, walked out of the Indira … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: No time for disappointment, have to focus on bronze medal match, say Manpreet and Sreejesh | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

Tokyo Olympics 2020: No time for disappointment, have to focus on bronze medal match, say Manpreet and Sreejesh | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

TOKYO: The 2-5 loss to Belgium in the Olympic semifinals on Tuesday is disappointing but Indian men’s hockey team captain Manpreet Singh and star custodian PR Sreejesh said the side has no time to dwell on the heartbreak as it has to refocus for the bronze medal play-off on Thursday. The eight-time winners of Olympic … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Dream of achieving Olympic glory binds Sreejesh and Savita | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

Tokyo Olympics: Dream of achieving Olympic glory binds Sreejesh and Savita | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

The fortunes of the men’s and women’s hockey teams have been shaped well by their goalkeepers — PR Sreejesh and Savita Punia. Both seasoned players have steered the teams to the semifinals, thwarting oppositions, soaking up the pressure and motivating their teammates. While they go about protecting their respective citadels, they are bound by the … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Chak De! moment: India women beat Australia to enter semis | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

Tokyo Olympics: Chak De! moment: India women beat Australia to enter semis | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

For nearly four decades, the mother of all sporting upsets belonged to India. It was getting lonely at the top for Lord’s 83, somewhat jaded as it waited for genuine company. Along the way, a lot of close hits and wide misses, but nothing perhaps counted. Then, on Monday, in sunny Tokyo, an Indian women’s … Read more

Viktor Axelsen Olympics: Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen wins badminton gold to break Asian stranglehold | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

Viktor Axelsen Olympics: Denmark's Viktor Axelsen wins badminton gold to break Asian stranglehold | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

TOKYO: Denmark’s Viktor Axelsen convincingly won Olympic badminton gold on Monday in Tokyo, becoming the first non-Asian man to claim the singles title since 1996. The world number two beat China’s defending champion Chen Long 21-15, 21-12, taking control early and never loosening his grip in a relentless performance. “I still have to take this … Read more

Indian Women hockey team in maiden Olympic semis; discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur impresses | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

Indian Women hockey team in maiden Olympic semis; discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur impresses | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

TOKYO: They seemed courage and tenacity personified as India’s women hockey players stunned three-time champions Australia to enter their maiden Olympic semifinals, while debutant discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur held her own against a world-class field to give the country a lot to be proud of on day 10 of the Games here on Monday. Rani … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India’s schedule and results on August 2 | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India's schedule and results on August 2 | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

NEW DELHI: A brave and determined Indian women’s hockey team etched its name in the history books by entering the Olympic Games semifinals for the first time, stunning three-time champions and world no. 2 Australia 1-0 in an intense last-eight tie. India’s ace shooters Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar and Sanjeev Rajput failed to qualify for … Read more

I felt pressure after being assigned to train Sindhu: Park | Tokyo Olympics News – Times of India

I felt pressure after being assigned to train Sindhu: Park | Tokyo Olympics News - Times of India

TOKYO: His phone hasn’t stopped buzzing ever since PV Sindhu claimed the bronze medal at Tokyo Olympics but India’s foreign badminton coach Park Tae-sang says he did feel “little pressure” after being suddenly asked to train the star shuttler for the Games. The 42-year-old from South Korea was initially hired to train the men’s singles … Read more

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