After 41-years India won medal in men’s hockey in Tokyo Olympics
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After 41-years India won medal in men’s hockey in Tokyo Olympics

A 41-year long wait for an Olympic medal in men’s hockey comes to an end after India won its bronze. Indian men’s hockey team defeated Germany by 5-4 in a close match which was a thrilling comeback win. The last medal won by the men's hockey team by India was in the 1980, Moscow Games where India secured a gold medal. Brace was scored by player Simranjeet Singh while Hardik Singh, Harmanpreet Singh, and Rupinder Pal Singh also had their names on the scoresheet for India, reported ny AsiaOne. In the 17th minute, Simranjeet Singh drew level at 1-1. At the end of the second quarter, Harma

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Extreme temperatures at Tokyo Olympics alarms climate scientist
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Extreme temperatures at Tokyo Olympics alarms climate scientist

The latest study warns that athletes are asked more often to compete in environments that are becoming “too hostile” for any human body. The Olympics at Tokyo are considered as one of the hottest and most humid Games on record. The researchers are sounding concerned and alarmed over the health of the world’s top athletes amid the extreme heat. AsiaOne reported that the daily temperature is expected to be as high as the 80s and low as 90s degrees Fahrenheit. This temperature with humidity feels like 100 degrees. The condition is said to be because of the “heat island'' phenomenon wh

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Norway’s Warholm breaks the worlds record in men’s 400m hurdles
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Norway’s Warholm breaks the worlds record in men’s 400m hurdles

Karsten Warholm from Norway won the gold medal in a mind-boggling time of 45.94 seconds. Obliterating his a month-old record of 46.70 he ran faster than 18 of the 48 men who raced in the regular 400-meter dash. The second position was taken by the American athlete Rai Benjamin who won a silver medal for his 46.17 besting the previous world record by more than half a second. Bronze was claimed by Brazilian Alison dos Santos for 46.72. It is hailed as one of the greatest Olympic races of all time. Norwegian was seen screaming in happiness after watching his clock just after crossing the line

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Biles wins beam bronze, her seventh medal on emotional return
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Biles wins beam bronze, her seventh medal on emotional return

Simone Biles won her bronze medal in the beam final at the Tokyo Olympics in an emotional return to the Olympic gymnastics competition. It is her seventh medal in total at Olympics which makes her the most decorated American gymnast in history alongside Shannon Miller. Biles said she did not expect a medal but wanted to take part just for her mental peace. Simone suffered from ‘twisties’, which in gymnastics means a kind of mental block. AsiaOne reported that Biles was pulled out of the all-around, vault, floor, and uneven bars. Simon returned for the beam on the final day of artistic

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Namibia’s Mboma creates history by winning silver at Olympics
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Namibia’s Mboma creates history by winning silver at Olympics

18-year-old Christine Mboma from Namibia won the first medal ever since 1996. She became the first woman ever of Nambia to win an Olympic medal. Mboma won a silver medal in the women’s 200-meter finals at the Tokyo Olympics. Asia One reported that, she won her silver medal just weeks after being informed that she was restricted to compete in her preferred 400m. In July, World Athletic said its because of her high level of testosterone. She and her fellow Namibian athlete were asked to reduce their levels medically in a period of at least six months. 18-year-old broke the world under-20 r

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Canada’s Quinn poised to be first transgender Olympic medalist
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Canada’s Quinn poised to be first transgender Olympic medalist

Canadian soccer star Quinn becomes the first transgender who won the Olympic medal in Tokyo. He was one of the three openly transgender and/or nonbinary athletes to compete in the Tokyo Games along with New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard and skateboarder Alana Smith from America. Quinn and the Canadian team will play for the gold round against Sweden after beating the United States. This win assured a silver for them. Quinn played at Duke and for OL Reign and Washington Spirit earlier. He feels extremely happy that he is being recognized and can inspire people from his community to co

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PV Sindhu creates history with a clear win for the Bronze medal
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PV Sindhu creates history with a clear win for the Bronze medal

Indian badminton player won women’s singles bronze at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. PV Sindhu defeated He Bing Jiao of China. The clear win was dominated for 21-13, 21-15 by the player. Sindhu was beaten nine times so far in the last 15 meetings with the opponent. The game showed Sindhu’s determination and aggression to outplay Bing Jiao. Sindhu becomes the country’s first-ever woman to win two Olympic medals in successive Olympic Games. Wrestler Sushil Kumar is the only player from the country to win two Olympic medals in successive years. PV Sindhu won many medals from each of the big-t

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Emma Mckeon becomes the first female swimmer to win seven medals in Olympics
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Emma Mckeon becomes the first female swimmer to win seven medals in Olympics

On Sunday, Australia’s Emma McKeon became the first female swimmer who won seven medals in a single Olympic Games. She is the second woman to claim seven medals in any sport to date. She won four gold medals and three bronze medals at the Game. She won the sprint double with victory in the 50m freestyle after which she won another gold in the women’s 4x100 medley relay. Emma broke the Olympic record in the 50m heats in a time of 24.02 seconds and 24.00 in semi and easily steamrolled through the finals. In McKeon’s career haul, she earned five gold, two silver, and four bronze. Michae

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Durant becomes the top scorer in the U.S. men’s Olympic history
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Durant becomes the top scorer in the U.S. men’s Olympic history

Kevin Durant becomes the leading men’s scorer in U.S. Olympic basketball history. He made a 3-pointer in the quarter with a 119-84 win over the Czech Republic to give him 337 points in his Olympic career surpassing Carmelo Anthony. Kevin finished 23 points on 8 of 11 shooting, giving him 354 points with Team USA. this was Durant’s third time. In the previous games also Durant was America’s leading scorer in 2012 and 2016. Both times he scored 30 points in the gold-medal games. He still is far away from the top scorer in Olympic history. Brazil’s Schmidt and Andrew Gaze from Austral

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Venezuela’s Yulimar Rojas breaks the world record in the triple jump
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Venezuela’s Yulimar Rojas breaks the world record in the triple jump

On Sunday, Venezuela’s Yulimar Rojas triple jump created history at the Tokyo Olympic stadium. She earned her gold medal in the women’s triple jump final. She smashed a Venezuelan creates the world record with a result of 15.67 meters. The previous record was owned by Ukraine’s Inessa Kravets for a record of 15.50 since 1995. This medal is not the only Olympic she holds. She earned a silver medal at the Rio Olympics in 2016 with a final mark of 14.98 meters. She already clinched her gold before her record-setting jump by posting a final distance that was more than half a meter greate

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