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'I should have quit way before Tokyo', Simone Biles says her mental health issues had begun before Olympics
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'I should have quit way before Tokyo', Simone Biles says her mental health issues had begun before Olympics

Biles was expected to dominate at the Tokyo Games but instead caused a sensation by pulling out of the opening event of the women's gymnastics competition after being plagued by an attack of the "twisties".

PM Modi urges citizens to participate in e-auction of memorabilia gifted to him
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PM Modi urges citizens to participate in e-auction of memorabilia gifted to him

The proceeds from the e-auction will go towards the Namami Gange Mission, aimed at conserving and rejuvenating the Ganga

Neeraj Chopra fulfills 'small dream' as his parents board their first flight
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Neeraj Chopra fulfills 'small dream' as his parents board their first flight

"A small dream of mine came true today as I was able to take my parents on their first flight," wrote Neeraj on Twitter.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Britain's silver medallist Chijindu Ujah suspended for doping violation
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Britain's silver medallist Chijindu Ujah suspended for doping violation

The AIU announced Thursday that the doping control laboratory in Tokyo had notified the International Testing Agency of an “adverse analytical finding” in Ujah's doping sample.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: 'Never fear the opposition', gold medallist Neeraj Chopra's message to India's sportspersons
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: 'Never fear the opposition', gold medallist Neeraj Chopra's message to India's sportspersons

Neeraj Chopra became not just India's first Olympic gold-medallist in 13 years but also the first track and field athlete to achieve the feat.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Serbia clinch last gold medal of Games with victory over Greece in men's water polo final
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Serbia clinch last gold medal of Games with victory over Greece in men's water polo final

It was Serbia's third gold in Japan after wins in women's taekwondo and karate. Greece finished the Games with a gold medal in men's rowing and another in the long jump.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: No limit on Indian athletes at Games' closing ceremony but only 10 officials from country to attend
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: No limit on Indian athletes at Games' closing ceremony but only 10 officials from country to attend

In contrast to the ethnic outfit that athletes wore during the opening ceremony, they will be seen in comfortable track suits.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Gold-medallist Neeraj Chopra receives warm reception from Indian contingent at Games Village
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Gold-medallist Neeraj Chopra receives warm reception from Indian contingent at Games Village

Indian athletes and officials, including men's hockey skipper Manpreet Singh, lauded Neeraj's historic achievement on Saturday night in a small celebration at the Games village.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: 7 August, Day 15 schedule of Indian athletes
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: 7 August, Day 15 schedule of Indian athletes

Here's the complete schedule of Tokyo Olympics 2020 involving Indian athletes on 7 August.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Bajrang Punia to fight for bronze after losing to Haji Aliyev in wrestling semis; Seema Bisla makes early exit
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Bajrang Punia to fight for bronze after losing to Haji Aliyev in wrestling semis; Seema Bisla makes early exit

Rio Olympics bronze-winner Aliev of Azerbaijan consistently attacked Bajrang's legs and twice got himself into position from where he could roll the Indian comfortably for easy two-point throws.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: 'What an amazing opponent', Great Britain laud India for valiant effort in bronze playoff
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: 'What an amazing opponent', Great Britain laud India for valiant effort in bronze playoff

Great Britain hockey team took to Twitter to congratulate their Indian counterparts for their valiant effort in the bronze medal playoff match.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: 'We achieved something bigger', Sjoerd Marijne proud of women's hockey team despite bronze miss
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: 'We achieved something bigger', Sjoerd Marijne proud of women's hockey team despite bronze miss

The team had already created history and surpassed all expectations by entering the semi-finals of the Olympics for the first time.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Dominant USA overpower Serbia to enter women's basketball final
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Dominant USA overpower Serbia to enter women's basketball final

The Americans were 41-23 ahead at half-way and kept firm control to set up a gold medal clash against either hosts Japan or 2012 silver medallists France, who play later.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India women's hockey team to Milkha Singh, a 'heartbreaking' list of medals missed
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India women's hockey team to Milkha Singh, a 'heartbreaking' list of medals missed

Here, we take a look at Indian athletes, who left the medal-starved nation heartbroken at Olympics:

Tokyo Olympics 2020: 6 August, Day 14 schedule of Indian athletes
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: 6 August, Day 14 schedule of Indian athletes

Here's the complete schedule of Tokyo Olympics 2020 involving Indian athletes on 6 August.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India's moment to savour as hockey's 41-year wait for podium ends
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India's moment to savour as hockey's 41-year wait for podium ends

Words like historic are thrown around in Indian sport like confetti at a birthday party. But there’s no other way to describe a hockey medal for India at the Olympics after four decades. It is historic.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India men's hockey team secures bronze to end four-decade medal drought; Ravi Dahiya wins silver in wrestling
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India men's hockey team secures bronze to end four-decade medal drought; Ravi Dahiya wins silver in wrestling

Thirteen years after failing to even qualify for the Games, an Indian hockey team stood at the podium, something that had become a mythical tale of a bygone era for an entire generation.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Punjab government announces Rs 1 crore cash award for each hockey bronze-medallist from state
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Punjab government announces Rs 1 crore cash award for each hockey bronze-medallist from state

Punjab Sports Minister Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi made the announcement after India beat Germany 5-4 in the bronze play-off.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: Dedicate this bronze medal to COVID warriors, says skipper Manpreet Singh after creating history
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: Dedicate this bronze medal to COVID warriors, says skipper Manpreet Singh after creating history

"We would like to dedicate this medal to doctors and frontline health workers who have saved so many lives in India," Manpreet said.

Tokyo Olympics 2020: India women go down fighting against Argentina in hockey semis, face Great Britain for bronze
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Tokyo Olympics 2020: India women go down fighting against Argentina in hockey semis, face Great Britain for bronze

India still have a chance to win the bronze medal as they will take on Great Britain in the third-fourth place play-off match on Friday.