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Australia shocks Argentina 2-0 in soccer

Sapporo, Jul 23: Two-time Olympic men’s soccer champion Argentina was stunned 2-0 by Australia in their opening game at the Tokyo Games on Thursday. In its first Olympic game since 2008, Australia took the lead through Lachlan Wales’ tap-in the 14th minute at the Sapporo Dome. Marco Tilio secured the victory in the 80th, just […]

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Olympics open sans razzle dazzle

Hope, unity defining themes Mary, Manpreet carry India’s flag The Olympics like no other opened here on Friday sans the customary razzmatazz, the toned-down ceremony showcasing Japan’s grandeur, rich culture and heritage while reflecting the sombre mood of a world ravaged by an unrelenting pandemic. Japanese emperor Naruhito declared the Games open, a month after […]

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The evolution of Olympic performance

From feet to sweat, four surprising discoveries This weekend a global audience will – virtually – see the long delayed 2020 Summer Olympics finally get underway in Tokyo. As athletes run, jump and lift their way to glory, people will witness physical prowess achieved through countless hours of training and practice. But the wondrously complex […]

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ASPIRING FOR AN OLYMPIC MEDAL

Young Army rowers hope for a podium finish V. Venkataramana Fencing hopesOlympic AcademyIndian sailors India’s hopes of bagging a medal at the forthcoming Olympic Games in Japan’s capital city of Tokyo rests more on the nation’s young talents who have qualified along with some experienced campaigners. This is especially so in the two major water sports disciplines […]

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Indian wrestlers Tannu & Priya become World Champions

Young wrestlers Tannu and Priya became the latest world champions as India’s spectacular run continued at the Cadet World Championship, here on Thursday. Tannu did not concede a single point enroute the 43kg title, winning three of her four bouts by fall, including the final against Belarus’ Valeryia Mikitsich. Priya grabbed the 73kg title with […]