Tokyo Olympics 2020

After heat issues, tennis body seeks more days at next Games

The temperature consistently reached above 90 degrees F (32 degrees C) and stifling humidity made it feel like 100 degrees F (38 degrees C) at Ariake Tennis Park.

published on : 2nd August 2021

EXPLAINER: Why is there so much drama in Olympic boxing?

Over a century into boxing’s stormy Olympic history, that gathering of angry fighters could fill an arena.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Equestrian Fouaad Mirza qualifies for jumping final

The 29-year-old Mirza, who had a spectacular dressage round by taking the ninth place on Saturday, knocked two fences in the jumping round to incur eight penalty points en route to finish 25th.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Luka's world: Doncic's Olympic debut getting rave reviews

Doncic was looking for tickets to go watch men’s tennis when Novak Djokovic was playing in the men’s semifinals.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Tokyo 2020: Families of history-making women hockey players revel in spotlight

Rani Rampal's father Rampal told reporters at their home in Shahabad, Kurukshetra that 'we are immensely happy at the team's performance.'

published on : 2nd August 2021

Gopi sir congratulated me for winning Bronze, Saina 'no': Sindhu

Sindhu, the reigning world champion, on Sunday became only the second Indian and first woman from the country to claim two Olympics medals, after she won a bronze in Tokyo.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Tokyo 2020: Bajrang, Vinesh carry medal hopes; Ravi Dahiya too a strong contender

Wrestling is one sport which promised at least three podium finishes and anything less than that will be a below par show, irrespective of the colour of the medal.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Indian shooting staring at radical changes after Tokyo flop show

Instead of stepping up their performance in Tokyo, the 15-strong squad crumbled under the mighty Olympic pressure.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Keep emotions in check, avoid cards: Reid tells his team ahead of Olympic semifinal

India have made the semifinals of the Olympics after 41 years with their last medal coming in the 1980 Summer Games.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Canada shock USA to reach Olympic 2020 women's football final

Jessie Fleming's 74th-minute spot-kick earned Canada a first win over their neighbours since 2001 and set up a clash with Sweden or Australia for the gold medal.

published on : 2nd August 2021

China beat Germany to win Olympic gold in women's team sprint

China set a new world best of 31.804sec in the heats and were then too quick for Germany in the final, their 31.895 just ahead of the Germans' 31.980.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Tokyo Games: Italy coach says Marcell Jacobs can run much faster

La Torre pointed out that the final was held about 2 ½ hours after Jacobs clocked 9.84 in his semifinal heat.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Huge leaps: Edwin Moses likes what he sees in today's hurdles game

Any of that could explain how Sydney McLaughlin and Dalilah Muhammad have pushed hurdling into a new golden age. Or maybe the best reason for the renaissance.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Really happy that player under my guidance has won medal at Olympics, says Sindhu's coach Park Tae-sang

Sindhu defeated Bing Jiao 21-13, 21-15 in the bronze medal match that lasted for 52 minutes. Sindhu had earlier returned with a silver medal at the Rio Olympics 2016.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Had pressure in last minutes against Australia, but kept calm, says goal-scorer Gurjit

The Indian women's hockey team scripted history on Monday here at Oi Hockey Stadium -- North Pitch -- as they qualified for the semi-finals of the Olympics for the very first time.

published on : 2nd August 2021
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