Tokyo Olympics: Argentina Women Reach Semis for 1st Time Since 2012, Sending Germany Packing

Argentina team celebrates after scoring a goal against Germany (AP)

Argentina team celebrates after scoring a goal against Germany (AP)

The Argentina women have never won an Olympic hockey gold medal, but clinched silver at both the 2012 London Games and the 2000 Sydney Games.

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Argentina reached the semi-finals of the women’s Olympic hockey tournament for the first time since 2012 on Monday thanks to a 3-0 win over Germany, the 2016 Olympic bronze medallists.

Argentina now faces

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‘PV Sindhu Coped With Pressure, Expectations and Did Remarkably Well’

PV Sindhu enhanced her reputation as a big-tournament player by winning her second successive Olympic medal, never mind the colour of it. In these challenging pandemic times with not enough match practice going into the Olympic Games, Sindhu’s performance on Sunday, beating Chinese He Bing Jiao 21-13 21-15 in 53 minutes is worth its weight in gold. More so when the entire nation daily hoped to add to weightlifter Mirabai Chanu’s silver medal won more than a week ago.

Of

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WATCH | Gurjit Kuar’s Historic Goal That Took India to the Semi-finals at Tokyo Olympics

Indian women’s hockey scripted a historic moment by making their maiden entry into the semifinals at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Monday.

India defeated world No. 2 Australia 1-0 in the quarterfinals to storm into the last-four stage, marking their maiden entry into the medal round with a brilliant performance against a team that had dominated the tournament so far and was one of the favourites to win the gold medal.

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Tokyo Olympics: This is Chak De India in Reality, Says Women’s Hockey Team Coach Sjoerd Marijne Following India’s Historic Win

History was scripted when the hooter was blown for the fourth and the last time on Monday during Indian women’s hockey team’s quarterfinal match against Australia as for the first time in the history the Indian women’s team secured an Olympic semifinal berth. Gurjit Kaur score from a penalty corner in the second quarter was enough for India to advance at the expense of  three-time champions and world no.2 Australia. India put a resilient performance throughout the match and successfully

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Tokyo Olympics: Mary Kom Wants to Hug and Salute the Girl Who Was Inconsolable after Seeing Her Lose

Not only did India’s veteran boxer MC Mary Kom’s dream of winning a medal at the Tokyo Olympics remained unfulfilled, but it also did break millions of Indian hearts who were rooting for her since the beginning. Mary was knocked out of the Tokyo Games after she fell 2-3 on a split decision against Colombia’s Valencia Victoria. It was a bitter-sweet moment for Indians who were expecting their star to move into the quarterfinals and stay on course for her

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Years of Hard Work Paid Off: Gurjit Kaur Beaming after Indian Women’s Hockey Team Reach Historic Semis

The Indian women’s hockey team made history on Monday as they stormed into the semifinals of the Olympic Games hockey tournament for the first time.

India defeated world No. 2 Australia 1-0 in the quarterfinals for their maiden entry into the medal rounds of the Olympic Games hockey tournament.

A day after the Indian men’s team entered the Olympic semifinals following a 49-year gap, the world no. 9 women’s side also produced a phenomenally gritty performance to make it way

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Tokyo 2020: Twitterati applauds India women’s hockey team after historic win over Australia to reach Olympics semifinals

Tokyo 2020: It took a Gurjit Kaur dragflick from a penalty corner to give India the lead in the first quarter as India beat Australia 1-0 in quarterfinals.

UPDATED ON AUG 02, 2021 10:36 AM IST

India women’s hockey team scripted a historic win over Australia in the quarterfinal match on Monday, beating the tournament favourites 1-0 to book their first-ever Olympic semifinal spot. It took a Gurjit Kaur dragflick from a penalty corner to give India the lead in

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India vs Australia Women Hockey: ‘Mother of All Upsets’ – Twitter Blows Up Rani Rampal and Co Make History

Indian women’s hockey team claimed a significant win over Australia to enter the semi-finals of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and will play for a medal for the first time since the event’s inception and there was no stopping social. India had lost to Australia 1-6 at The Rio Olympics.

India took the lead in the second quarter in the 22nd minute when Gurjit Kaur’s drag flick found the back of the Australian net. India continued to defend and stove

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Tokyo 2020: Indian Women’s Hockey Team Make History, Reach 1st Olympic Semi-final with 1-0 Win over Australia

Indian women’s hockey team made history on Monday as they defeated Australia 1-0 to book their place in the semi-final for the first time in the Olympics. Gurjit Kaur’s goal from a penalty corner in the second corner was enough for India to win the quarter-final against Australia.

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The Indian women’s team has

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Tokyo Olympics: India create history, beat Australia 1-0 to reach semifinals in women’s hockey

India stunned Australia 1-0 to reach the semifinals in women’s hockey of the Tokyo Olympics at the Oi Hockey Stadium North Pitch on Monday. This will be India women’s hockey team’s first semifinal appearance in the Olympics. They had finished fourth in the 1980 Moscow Olympics but the format was different, as there were no knockout games.

India will face Argentina in the semifinals, who defeated Germany 3-0 in the first semifinal. A spot in the semifinals also means that

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Tokyo Olympics: Dutee Chand finishes last in her heat race, fails to qualify for 200m semifinals

Dutee registered a season’s best timing of 23.85 seconds to finish seventh and last in Heat 4 which was topped by Christine Mboma of Namibia with a timing 22.11 seconds.

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PUBLISHED ON AUG 02, 2021 09:30 AM IST

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand continued her disappointing run at the Olympics as she failed to qualify for the women’s 200m semifinals after finishing last in her heat in Tokyo on Monday.

Dutee registered a season’s best timing of 23.85 seconds

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Tokyo Olympics: PV Sindhu’s Sincere Encouragement Left Me in Tears, Reveals Silver-medallist Tai Tzu Ying

Shattered after going down in the Olympics women’s singles final, world number one badminton player Tai Tzu Ying has revealed that Indian ace P V Sindhu’s words of encouragement after the medal ceremony left her in tears. Competing in her third Olympics, Tai Tzu finally stood atop the podium, finishing with a silver medal after going down to Chen Yu Fei of China 18-21 21-19 18-21 in the final here on Sunday.

Five years ago at the Rio Olympics, Sindhu

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Tokyo Olympics: Dutee Chand Finishes Last in Her Heat Race, Fails to Qualify for 200m Semifinals

Indian sprinter Dutee Chand continued her disappointing run at the Olympics as she failed to qualify for the women’s 200m semifinals after finishing last in her heat here on Monday. Dutee registered a season’s best timing of 23.85 seconds to finish seventh and last in Heat 4 which was topped by Christine Mboma of Namibia with a timing 22.11 seconds.

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Tokyo Olympics: World Champion Sifan Hassan Falls, Gets Up and Wins 1,500 Heat

Sifan Hassan, of the Netherlands, foreground right, crosses the finish line (AP)

Sifan Hassan, of the Netherlands, foreground right, crosses the finish line (AP)

Sifan Hassan fell at the final bell, got up and then went onto win her 1,500-meter heat at the Tokyo Olympics.

World champion Sifan Hassan made an incredible recovery from a fall at the final bell to win her 1,500-meter heat at the Olympics on Monday.

Hassan picked herself up after getting in a tangle with Kenyan runner Edinah Jebitok at the start of the last lap. She

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F1: Sebastian Vettel Disqualified from Hungarian Grand Prix, Lewis Hamilton Up to Second

Sebastian Vettel lost his second-place finish in Sunday’s Hungarian Formula One Grand Prix after being disqualified by stewards for a fuel irregularity, a stewards’ statement said.

The German, who crossed the line 1.8 seconds behind first-time race winner Esteban Ocon, did not have enough fuel left in his Aston Martin to provide a sample after the race as required by the rules.

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Who is PV Sindhu’s Coach Park Tae-Sang All you Need to Know Twitter Reaction Tokyo Olympics Bronze Medal

While an emotional PV Sindhu let out a loud screech when she beat China’s He Bing Jiao for bronze medal in Badminton women’s singles in Saturday, a louder screech by an even more emotional Park Tae-Sang in background was hard to miss. While Sindhu raised her arms in jubilation and with a tinge of relief visible on her face, her coach Tae-Sang was ecstatic; even through the mask once could figure out how much it meant for the Korean. Sindhu

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Tokyo Olympics Live Updates Day 10: Focus on Kamalpreet, Dutee; women’s hockey team also in action

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  • Tokyo Olympics Live Updates Day 10: Kamalpreet Kaur will compete in the Women’s Discus Throw final, while shooters Aishwary Pratap Singh and Sanjeev Rajput open campaign: Follow live updates of Tokyo Olympics Day 10.

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Tokyo Olympics Live Updates Day 10: Day 9 ended with two amazing results for India with shuttler PV Sindhu winning a bronze medal in Women’s Singles badminton event while India men’s hockey team reached the semifinals for

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Tokyo Olympics 2020 Live Updates, Day 10: Dutee Chand in Action in 200m Heats; Shooters Take Aim at 50m Rifle 3 Positions

Tokyo Olympics 2020 Games Latest News and Live Updates: It was a monumental day for Indian hockey and badminton at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday and it could very tell turn out to be another special day for India on Monday. While Manpreet Singh-led men’s hockey team sealed a top 4 finish after a gap of more than four decades, reigning world champion P.V. Sindhu won her second consecutive Olympics in the women’s singles bronze-medal match against World No.9,

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Clemson CB Davis Arrested For Reckless Driving

CLEMSON, S.C.: Clemson cornerback Fred Davis II was arrested and charged with misdemeanor reckless driving for going 60 mph over the posted speed limit in July, leading to an accident.

The Clemson Police Department said in a release Sunday that Davis was traveling at 115 mph before colliding with a mail truck and injuring the driver on July 21. Davis turned himself in Sunday and has been released on bail.

Clemson police said the mail carrier sustained severe injuries in

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Capps, Pruett Give Schumacher Nitro Sweep At Winternationals

POMONA, Calif.: Ron Capps and Leah Pruett gave Don Schumacher Racing a nitro sweep Sunday in the Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals at Auto Club Raceway.

Capps topped the Funny Car field and Pruett won in Top Fuel for their first victories of the season.

Capps raced to his 67th overall victory to take the season points lead, beating J.R. Todd in the final with a 4.151-second run at 297.75 mph in a Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat.

I was hoping a

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