India Eves Lose To Great Britain In Bronze Medal Match

Tokyo: There was no fairy-tale ending for the Indian women’s hockey team as its dream of winning bronze in their maiden entry into the medal round came crashing down in a 4-3 defeat to Great Britain at the Tokyo Olympic Games on Friday. The unheralded Indians made an unexpected run into the medal round, winning two matches and beating world No. 2 Australia in the quarterfinals. They lost to the higher-rated Argentina and went down narrowly to Great Britain, but they went out with heads held high as Rani Rampal’s…

Olympics Hockey: Indian Men’s Team Bring Bronze Medal Home

Tokyo: The Indian men’s hockey team defeated Germany 5-4 in the bronze medal playoffs at the Olympic Games on Thursday to bring home a medal after 41 years. So far, India had finished in the Top-2 in Pool A with four wins (3-2 vs New Zealand, 3-0 vs Spain, 3-1 vs Argentina, 5-3 vs Japan). They suffered a loss to Australia. In the quarterfinal, India beat Great Britain 3-1 and lost 2-5 to Belgium in the semifinal. On the other hand, Germany have registered four wins the Group stage (7-1…

Odisha CM Congrats Indian Men’s Team For Brave Fight At Olympics Hockey

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has congratulated the Indian Men’s Hockey Team for putting up a brave fight in the semifinals of the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday. The Indian Men’s Hockey team was not able to make it to the finals of the Tokyo Olympic Games as it suffered a 2-5 defeat to Belgium. Taking to Twitter, Patnaik said, “Well played. Congratulate Indian Men’s Hockey Team for putting up a brave fight in the #Hockey Semi Finals of #Tokyo2020 against World Champion Belgium. What they have achieved so far will…

Lovlina Borgohain Assures Another Medal At Tokyo Olympics

Tokyo: Boxer Lovlina Borgohain assured India a medal in women’s welterweight by reaching the semifinals, beating Chen Nien-Chin of Chinese Taipei in a quarterfinal bout at the Tokyo Olympics on Friday. The 23-year-old from Assam won the quarterfinal encounter 4-1 on points, assuring India a medal as there is no playoff for losing semifinalists in the Olympics. She will meet Surmeneli Busenaz of Turkey in the first semifinal on August 4, a win assuring her of at least a silver medal.

Rohit Sharma Fined Rs 12L; Here’s Why

AchieversNews(21/04/2021): Mumbai Indians (MI) captain Rohit Sharma has been fined Rs 12 lakh after his team maintained a slow over-rate during their Indian Premier League (IPL) match against Delhi Capitals (DC) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, the organizers said in a statement. The IPL said that the fine has been imposed as it was MI’s first offense of the season. “As it was his team’s first offense of the season under the IPL’s Code of Conduct relating to minimum over-rate offenses, Mr Sharma was fined Rs 12 lakh,” it said.…

IPL 2021 : Today Match Kolkata Knight Riders vs Mumbai Indians

AchieversNews(13/4/2021): : Kolkata Knight Riders and defending champions Mumbai Indians clash at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Tuesday. Kolkata Knight Riders and defending champions Mumbai Indians clash at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Tuesday. Both teams have made contrasting starts to their IPL 2021 campaign. On the opening day of IPL 2021, Mumbai Indians lost in a last-ball thriller to Virat Kohli’s Royal Challengers Bangalore. KKR, on the other hand, beat SunRisers Hyderabad by 10 runs to start off with a win. Mumbai was poor with the bat against…

7-Year-Old Odisha Boy Runs 25 Km Non-Stop

AchieversNews (25/3/2021): Seven-year-old Soumyoshri Sahu of Jamuna village under Krushnaprasad block of Odisha’s Puri district has emerged as a child prodigy as the boy is able to run 25 kilometres non-stop.The class-II student’s unbelievable ability of running such long distances came to fore recently when he told his father to allow him to go for morning walk. Soumyoshri took his father and locals by surprise as he ran 18 rounds of a nearby field during the morning walk without getting tired.Few days later, his father told him to run on…

Dutee Chand Nominated For BBC Indian Sportswoman Of The Year

Achievers News(9/2/2021):Odisha’s ace sprinter Dutee Chand has been nominated for the prestigious BBC Indian Sportswoman of the Year award. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik congratulated Dutee for the nomination. The other contenders for the award are shooter Manu Bhaker, chess player Koneru Humpy, wrestler Vinesh Phogat and Indian hockey team captain Rani. The accolade honours the contributions of Indian sportswomen and celebrates the achievements of women in sport in the country.  

Dutee Chand’s To Prepare For Olympic Gets Minor Jolt

Achievers News(6/2/2021):Double Asian Games silver medallist sprinter Dutee Chand suffered a minor jolt in her quest to polish skills to qualify for the 2021 Olympic Games as an indoor track event in Almaty, Kazakhstan, was cancelled at the eleventh hour this month.The national record holder in 100m sprinter was aiming for a robust 2021 season with a 60m indoor competition on January 29, but a last minute cancellation due to Covid pandemic made her reschedule her training for domestic competitions starting February 18 in Patiala. The 60m dash is not…