Tokyo 2020: Women’s hockey team in maiden Olympic semis; discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur impresses | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo 2020: Women's hockey team in maiden Olympic semis; discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur impresses | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: They seemed courage and tenacity personified as India’s women hockey players stunned three-time champions Australia to enter their maiden Olympic semifinals, while debutant discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur held her own against a world-class field to give the country a lot to be proud of on day 10 of the Games here on Monday. Rani … Read more

Kamalpreet Kaur: Discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur finishes creditable 6th in Tokyo Olympics | Tokyo Olympics News

Kamalpreet Kaur: Discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur finishes creditable 6th in Tokyo Olympics | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: Discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur finished a creditable sixth in her first Olympics with a best throw of 63.70m in a rain-interrupted final on Monday. The 25-year-old Kaur, who has qualified for the final as second best on Saturday, was never in the running for a medal in the eight rounds of competition which was … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India’s schedule and results on August 2 | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: India's schedule on August 2 | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: A brave and determined Indian women’s hockey team etched its name in the history books by entering the Olympic Games semifinals for the first time, stunning three-time champions and world no. 2 Australia 1-0 in an intense last-eight tie. India’s ace shooters Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar and Sanjeev Rajput failed to qualify for … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Big first throw crucial for Kamalpreet Kaur, says Krishna Poonia | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: Big first throw crucial for Kamalpreet Kaur, says Krishna Poonia | Tokyo Olympics News

As India awaits its first ever Olympic medal in athletics after two narrow misses in 1960 and 1984, all eyes are on Kamalpreet Kaur in the women’s discus throw final which will start at the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo at 4.30 pm IST on Monday. The 25-year-old is only the second Indian woman, after Krishna … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: India’s schedule on August 2 | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: India's schedule on August 2 | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: India’s hopes of a maiden athletics medal at the Olympics will rest on Kamalpreet Kaur who will be in action in the women’s discus throw final on Monday. Indian women’s hockey team will be up against Australia in the quarterfinal. Following is the complete schedule of Indian action on Monday:ATHLETICS7:24 AM: Women’s 200m … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: Women’s hockey team in QFs, Kamalpreet in discus final; losses for Sindhu, Panghal | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: Women's hockey team in QFs, Kamalpreet in discus final; losses for Sindhu, Panghal | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: The women’s hockey team’s perseverance was rewarded with a first Olympic quarterfinal berth in over four decades, while discus thrower Kamalpreet Singh rose from relative obscurity to be in contention for a medal but it was a bad day in office for the stars of Indian contingent on Saturday. World number one flyweight boxer … Read more

Tokyo Olympics: When Kamalpreet was throwing the discus to enter the final, Rakhi Tyagi was coaching her from Patiala | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics: When Kamalpreet was throwing the discus to enter the final, Rakhi Tyagi was coaching her from Patiala | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: Saturday was a pretty normal morning. The headlines across Tokyo Olympic coverage in India as usual included the famed names – PV Sindhu in the semis, Amit Panghal in the boxing ring. The two athletics events largely rested in the listicles of the day’s schedule. At 6 am, when the TV screens beamed … Read more

Will give best shot to win Olympic medal: Kamalpreet Kaur tells father | Tokyo Olympics News

Will give best shot to win Olympic medal: Kamalpreet Kaur tells father | Tokyo Olympics News

CHANDIGARH: Kamalpreet Kaur, who qualified for the Olympics discus throw finals at second place with an impressive performance on Saturday, told her father that she would give her best to win a medal. Kaur’s family at Kabarwala village in Punjab’s Muktsar district is busy receiving guests at home and getting congratulatory messages ever since she … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: After fighting depression, nervousness, Kamalpreet Kaur shines in Tokyo | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics 2020: After fighting depression, nervousness, Kamalpreet Kaur shines in Tokyo | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELHI: The COVID-19 lockdown had wreaked havoc on her mental health to such an extent that discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur had started trying her hand in cricket to handle the psychological toll of the shutdown. But discus remained Kaur’s first love and now she stands within striking distance of fetching India a historic athletics … Read more

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Kamalpreet Kaur finishes second in discus qualification to make finals | Tokyo Olympics News

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Kamalpreet Kaur finishes second in discus qualification to make finals | Tokyo Olympics News

TOKYO: Discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur produced one of the best performances by an Indian in the Olympics, though in a qualifying round, as she made it to the finals of the ongoing Games after finishing second here on Saturday. The 25-year-old Kaur, competing in qualification B, sent the discus to a distance of 64m in … Read more

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