2nd T20I: Sri Lanka beat depleted India by 4 wickets to keep series alive
A depleted Indian team, playing with only five batsmen, could not defend a modest target of 133 despite a valiant effort from its players as Sri Lanka kept the three-match series alive with a four-wicket victory in the second T20 International on Wednesday.
Feeling of meeting family after 2 years is beyond words: Chanu
Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu on Wednesday said that the feeling of meeting family after a span of two years is beyond words. Chanu returned to her hometown of Imphal on Tuesday and she is now spending some time with her family. The weightlifter had won a silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics.
Tokyo Olympics: Biles' bailing out ignites toxic debate in US
The withdrawal of star US gymnast Simone Biles from team and all-round individual events at the Tokyo Olympics ignited a social and political firestorm on Wednesday after rightwing commentators and trolls accused her of letting down her team and her country.
Pressure can make recovery in crucial matches difficult: Gagan Narang
Mental pressure has many ways to trouble shooters, especially at a stage as big as the Olympics, feels London bronze medallist Gagan Narang. Indian rifle shooters, who didn’t look in their elements, failed to make the finals of their respective events. Narang, who mentors Elavenil Valarivan, said the shooter is yet to find out the reason for her low scores.
Tokyo Olympics: Sindhu, Deepika, Pooja advance into next round
It was the sort of day when almost everything unfolded as it was expected to for India in the Olympics. So, PV Sindhu and Deepika Kumari marched into the last-16 of their respective events, boxer Pooja Rani won her easy opening bout without a fuss to enter the last-eight stage and the women's hockey team stared at early elimination after failing to upstage defending champions Great Britain.
'Pressure is privilege' for history-chasing Novak Djokovic
Novak Djokovic is closing in on something that no man has achieved before, but for the Serbian "pressure is a privilege". Steffi Graf is the only tennis player to have won all four Grand Slams and an Olympic gold in the same year before.
Tokyo Olympics: Hashimoto claims all-around gymnastics title for Japan
Daiki Hashimoto maintained Japan's grip on the Olympic men's gymnastics all-around crown on Wednesday, clinching victory with a spectacular high bar routine. With King" Kohei Uchimura, Olympic all-around champion in 2012 and 2016, choosing not to defend his title in Tokyo it was left to his heir apparent Hashimoto to step up and the 19-year-old delivered posting a winning point.