Tag: Rio Olympics 2016

India’s Olympic journey ends with two medals at Rio

With glowing lights and a stadium jam packed with fans, the Olympics ended with pomp and show as the International Olympic Committee president Thomas Bach officially declared Rio 2016 Olympics closed. The Indian contingent was represented by Bronze medalist Sakshi Malik who carried the national flag. India was ranked 67th with two[Read More…]

Rio Olympics 2016: Day 14 round up

On day 14 at Rio, Indian shuttler PV Sindhu settled for a silver medal after losing the final match against Spain’s Carolina Marin in the women’s singles event.  The World No. 1 champion Carolina Marin won final match by 19-21, 21-12, 21-15.  With this Sindhu’s Olympic gold quest ended. She[Read More…]

Rio Olympics 2016: Day 13 round up

On day 13th at Rio, PV Sindhu stormed into the finals of women’s singles by defeating Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara at Rio Olympics. Sindhu won the semi-final match in straight sets 21-19 21-10. With this she became the Indian to qualify for the Badminton finals at Olympics. Sindhu’s historic win did[Read More…]

Rio Olympics 2016: Day 7 round up

On day 7 at the Rio Olympic village, Indian tennis stars Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna entered the semi-final round of the mixed doubles tennis event. Mirza/Bopanna, who have paired for the first time, defeated the Great Britain’s Andy Murray and Heather Watson in the quarterfinal match in straight sets[Read More…]

Rio Olympics 2016: Day 5 round up

On the 5th day of Olympics, Indian archers Bombayla Devi Laishram and Deepika Kumari advanced to the women’s individual pre-quarterfinals. In round 64, Bombayla Devi Laishram registered a win by 6-2 against Austria’s Laurence Baldauff. Later, she defeated Taipei’s Lin Shih-Chia—a silver medalist at 2015 World Archery Championships by margin[Read More…]

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