Hundreds of cheering fans thronged the Indira Gandhi International Airport to welcome Mary Kom, Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt.
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The trio of world number one Deepika Kumari, Bombayla Devi and Chekrovolu Swuro lost 210-211 to the Danish team, comprising Louise Laursen, Maja Jager and Carina Christiansen.
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Das fought valiantly to stage a comeback in the fourth game, but that did not prove enough as Ramirez rallied back to clinch the fifth game and the match in just 29 minutes.
Chinese farmer Chen Guanming claimed Thursday that his two-year odyssey to the London games took him from Thailand's floods to Tibet to snowed-in Turkey to Britain since he started in 2010.
The 20-year-old, dressed in a headscarf, showed no ill affects from last night's opening ceremony where she carried the flag of the tiny gulf nation.
In a lopsided contest, Jwala and Diju failed to be in the lead even once in the entire duration of the Group C encounter.
India took their Asian counterparts into a tie-breaker and lost 27-29. With the Japanese scoring two 10s and a nine, India could only manage three nines in a row.
As the opening ceremony draws closer, excitement builds as to who will light the Olympic cauldron. Will it be the Queen or Roger Bannister? Or maybe James Bond will fight it out with Superman?
World number one Deepika Kumari was the best-placed Indian of the day as she finished eighth with a score of 662 in the women's individual event.
Five-times Wimbledon winner Williams faces Serbia's Jelena Jankovic in the second match on the 15,000 capacity court and is followed by Federer, who lifted the trophy for the seventh time this month, against Colombia's Alejandro Falla.