India Women's hockey team's Tokyo 2020 campaign got off to shaky start as they went down 1-5 against the Netherlands in Pool A match. More here.
Indian boxer Vikas Krishan Yadav was humbled in his round of 32 match against Japanese Okazawa, who dominated the score-cards winning on a unanimous decision.
Sutirtha Mukherjee defeated Sweden's Linda Bergstroem in Round 1 of the Table Tennis women's individual event at Tokyo Olympics 2020. The Indian was 3-1 down after four sets but rallied back to win three sets on the bounce and take the game. Sutirtha Mukherjee emerged victorious with a score of 5-11, 11-9, 11-13, 9-11, 11-3, 11-9, 11-5.
Sumit Nagal became only the second Indian after Leander Paes to reach the second round at the Olympics. The Indian tennis star defeated Denis Istomin in the opening game.
Making history 🇮🇳@nagalsumit becomes the first #IND man since @Leander Paes won bronze at Atlanta 1996 to reach the second round at the @Olympics, after beating Denis Istomin 6-4, 6-7(6), 6-4#Tokyo2020 | #Tennis | #Olympics pic.twitter.com/eartADxURx— ITF (@ITFTennis) July 24, 2021
Manika Batra started her Tokyo Olympics 2020 individual campaign on a positive note as she defeated Great Britain's Tin Tin Ho 4-0 in the opening round match. The Indian table tennis star was dominant and looked comfortable in the game registering 11-7, 11-6,12-10,11-9
India miss put on a medal in shooting as Saurabh Chaudhary finished in seventh place at the Men's 10m Air Pistol Final.
Saurabh Chaudhary finishes respectable 7th in Final of 10m Air Pistol event.
No medal for India in Shooting today. #Tokyo2020withIndia_AllSports pic.twitter.com/iTfr6Q4dV5— India_AllSports (@India_AllSports) July 24, 2021
Satwiksairaj Reddy and Chirag Shetty defeated Chinese Taipei's duo of Lee Yang and Wang Chi-Lin 2-1 in the opening group stage match of Tokyo Olympics 2020 in the Badminton Men's Doubles category.
This is SPECIAL folks:
Satwiksairaj Rankireddy & Chirag Shetty made an amazing comeback to get the better of Taipei duo 21-16, 16-21, 27-25 in their 1st match of Group stage (Men's Doubles). #Tokyo2020withIndia_AllSports pic.twitter.com/qgojE6Z8Pj— India_AllSports (@India_AllSports) July 24, 2021
Mirabai Chanu won a silver medal in the Women's Weightlifting 49 kg category by setting her personal best Olympic record in Clean & Jerk with a 115 kg lift. She lifted 87kg in snatch and had a total score of 202kg.
Indian pair of Pravin Jadhav and Deepika Kumar fell short at the Quarter-final of mixed Archery recurve event against South Korea as they lost the game 6-2. The South Korean pair will now advance to the semi-finals.
The Tokyo Olympics 2020 is underway as teams are set to compete against each other on the first medal-winning day (July 24, 2021) at the multi-nation tournament. Day 2 of the Olympics will see the return of softball and 3x3 basketball make its debut in the competition while Women’s 10m air rifle will award the first medal of the day, where a total of seven medals will be awarded. Meanwhile, we bring you the live updates and medal winners from Tokyo Olympics 2020. Team India at Tokyo Olympics 2020 Schedule for July 24: Check Out Full Schedule, Timings, Events & Live Streaming Details For Day 1.
The 32nd edition of the summer games were originally scheduled to be held last year but were postponed amid the coronavirus pandemic and will now be played from July 23, 2021 onwards to August 08, 2021. This will be the fourth time that the Olympics will be held in Japan with Tokyo hosting the Games for the second time. Tokyo Olympics 2020 Medal Tally Live Updated.
Tokyo Olympics 2020 will see a total of 10,000+ athletes from 205 nations (+ EOR team) will compete across 339 events in 33 sports (50 disciplines) with the aim of winning a medal for their country. The 2020 Games sees the introduction of new competitions including 3x3 basketball and freestyle BMX, and the return of madison cycling, baseball and softball.