Rio Olympics 2016: India's men's hockey team advance to QF, Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu claim wins

Rio Olympics 2016: Indias mens hockey team advance to QF, Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu claim wins

Even though India lost their match 2-1 against Netherlands men's hockey team qualified for knock-outs for the first time since Moscow Games in 1980. Reuters


One of India's biggest medal hopes Saina Nehwal staved off a spirited challenge from Brazilian Vicente Lohaynny 21-17 21-17 in a women's singles badminton match which lasted 39 minutes. AP


PV Sindhu too had a good day in office as she spanked Laura Sarosi of Hungary 21-8 21-9 in a Group M women's singles badminton match that lasted for 27 minutes. PTI


India's Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna entered the quarterfinals of the mixed doubles event with a straight-set win over Australian pair of Samantha Stosur and John Peers. Image Courtesy: Twitter/OlympicsTennis


India's Kidambi Srikanth began his campaign in the men's singles category with a win against Lino Munoz. AP


Indian archer Bombayla Devi bowed out of Rio Olympics after she lost 2-6 to World No 18 Alejandra Valencia of Mexico by choking at crucial junctures. AP


India's archer Deepika Kumari lost in her Round of 16 match 6-0 against World No 2 Tan Ya-Ting of Chinese Taipei. AP


India's boxer Shiva Thapa (56kg) bowed out of the Olympic Games after being out-punched by London Olympics flyweight gold-medallist Cuban Robeisy Ramirez in the opening round. PTI


Duo Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy began their debut campaign on a sour note after losing to Indonesia's Ahsan Mohammad and Setiawan Hendra 18-21, 13-21. AP


Anirban Lahiri of India tees off on the sixth green during the first round of the men's golf event at the 2016 Summer Olympics. AP


Indian women’s hockey team yet again produced a lacklustre performance as it was outplayed by USA 0-3 to slump to its third successive loss in the Rio Olympics. Reuters

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Updated Date: Aug 12, 2016 12:46:43 IST

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