Indian archer Atanu Das shocked South Korea's Jinhyek Oh in a nail-biting finish to make it to the 1/8 Elimination round in the men's individual archery event here at the Yumenoshima Ranking Field on Thursday.
PV Sindhu defeated Mia Blichfeldt 21-15, 21-13 in just 41 minutes to cruise into the quarter-finals. Sindhu started well in the match after trailing 0-2 as she held the advantage throughout, taking an 11-6 lead into the mid-game interval.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Basavaraj Somappa Bommai took oath as the 23rd Chief Minister of Karnataka on Wednesday. He was administered the oath of office by Governor Thawar Chand Gehlot at a swearing-in ceremony held at Raj Bhavan here today.
He conquered the Sellanger International in Malaysia in 1956. He won the Men's Doubles National Championship a total of six times, the Men's Singles National Championship a total of six times, and the Mixed Doubles National Championship a total of five times
The Indian women's Hockey Team fought valiantly against Germany but still ended up losing their second match 0-2 in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics on Monday. After scoring in the first quarter, Germany took complete control of the match and scored a goal in the third essay.
Chanu had opened the medal tally for India by winning a silver medal in the women's 49kg category at the Tokyo International Forum on Saturday. She lifted a total of 202 kg (87 kg in snatch and 115 kg in clean and jerk) during her four successful attempts at the competition.
CA Bhavani Devi, the first Indian fencer to win the first round at the Olympics, exited the women's individual saber competition at the Tokyo Olympics in a well-fought 7-15 round of 32 matches against France Manon Brunet on Monday.
Dhawan after the match at the post-match presentation, "We knew our spinners will do the job on that wicket. Bhuvi bowled well, so was KP (Krunal Pandya). Everyone stood up and even Varun [Chakravarthy] too playing his first match did well giving a few runs and got the wicket."
"Our sportspersons continue to make us proud. India wins 13 medals, including 5 Golds at the World Cadet Championships in Budapest, Hungary. Congratulations to our team and best wishes for their future endeavours," Prime Minister Modi tweeted.
The Indian team defeated the Kazakhstani team of Abdullin Ilfat, Gankin Denis, and Mussayev Sanzhar by 6-2 in the first elimination round. Kazakhstan started the match with 10-9-9, as India returned with 9-9-8.
India men's hockey team was not able to carry their winning momentum as the Manpreet Singh-led side stumbled to a defeat at the hands of Australia in their second Group A game in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.
ndia boxer Manish Kaushik (63kg) on Sunday bowed out of the men's lightweight (57-63 kg) category event after losing to Great Britain's Luke McCormack in the round of 32 here at the Kokugikan Arena. McCormack defeated Kaushik 4-1 in the round of 32 match.
India's ace shooters Deepak Kumar and Divyansh Singh Panwar failed to qualify for the medal round in the men's 10m Air Rifle Qualification after finishing 26th and 32nd respectively, here at the Asaka Shooting Range on Sunday
Chanu won the medal in the 49kg category. The 26-year-old lifted 87kg in snatch and 115kg in the Clean and Jerk event to score a total of 202 during the 49kg category final to create Indian history. But apart from her supreme strength which was at display, Chanu’s earrings — the five Olympics rings — were in focus too.
"Mirabai Chanu! Second place metal clapping hands sign Woman lifting weights. Absolutely amazing display of weightlifting. The way you have transformed yourself after your injury and clinched a historic silver for #TeamIndia is absolutely stupendous," Sachin Tendulkar tweeted.
Achanta Sharath Kamal and Manika Batra failed to qualify for the next round after suffering a heavy 0-4 defeat against the Chinese Taipei team of Yun Ju Lin and Cheng I Ching in the Round of 16 here at Tokyo metropolitan gym -- Table 1 on Saturday.