Lovlina Borgohain's promising run continues as second medal assured for India; PV Sindhu outperforms Akane Yamaguchi
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On Day seven of Tokyo Olympics 2020, Anirban Lahiri ended round two of men's golf on a disappointing note, managing just a T-20 position. AFP
Striker Gurjant Singh scored twice as India men's hockey team, who had already qualified for quarter-finals, romped past Japan 5-3 in their final pool game. AP
On the other hand, India women's hockey team kept their last-eight hopes alive, with a 1-0 win over Ireland. Navneet Kaur's late winner was the difference in the game. AP
Boxer Lovlina Borgohain confirmed India' second medal at Tokyo 2020 when she beat Chinese Taipei's Nien-Chin Chen in the quarter-final of the women's welterweight category. AFP
Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu booked her place in the women's singles semi-finals with a convincing 21-13, 22-20 win over Japan's Akane Yamaguchi. She will play her last-four clash on Saturday. AP
In another disappointing outcome for hosts fans in badminton, Nozomi Okuhara bowed out of women's singles badminton following a 13-21, 21-13, 21-14 loss to China's He Bingjiao in a last16 clash. AP
Novak Djokovic's Golden Slam dream ended after he lost to Germany's Alexander Zverev by scores of 1-6, 6-3, 6-1 in the men's singles semi-finals. Zverev will face Russian Olympic Committee's Karen Khachanov in the gold medal clash. AP
Divers in the Philippines pulled plastic bags, drinks bottles and fishing nets from a coral reef on Saturday, joining an annual cleanup that aims to highlight the impact of garbage on the world's oceans. About a dozen divers cleared rubbish from the reef and nearby beaches as they marked World Cleanup Day in Batangas province, a popular spot for snorkelling and diving south of the capital, Manila. "For every fishing line or net that you remove, you could actually prevent a turtle from dying or getting caught in it or eating a plastic bag," organiser Carmela Sevilla told Reuters, holding up a mesh bag full of garbage.
The 4th China International Import Expo (CIIE), the world's largest import expo, will continue to be a mega show for the world's latest products, technologies and services, said organizers at the press conference marking the 50-day countdown to the expo on Sept 16.
Former Punjab President Sunil Jakhar has emerged as a frontrunner amid reports that the party wants to project a non Sikh chief ministerial face ahead of polls to counter AAP which is gaining ground in the state
Ivan Toney scored from the penalty spot and set one up for strike partner Bryan Mbeumo as Brentford beat Wolves 2-0 to claim their first away win of the Premier League season. Toney found the back of the net on two other occasions but both goals were ruled out after review. Brentford were reduced to 10 men when Shandon Baptiste was shown a second yellow on 64 minutes, but the Bees held on and move up to ninth in the league.
ATLANTA (AP) — A disaster relief organization founded by actor Sean Penn is boosting Georgia's drive to inoculate people against the coronavirus, though some of its pop-up vaccine clinics have struggled to attract people. CORE has offered COVID shots at hundreds of sites in big and small communities around the state, including schools, farmers' markets and meat plants. But it has had few takers at some locations — a likely reflection, at least in part, of skepticism about vaccines in Georgia. Th
New Delhi, September 18 (ANI) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has provisionally attached assets worth Rs 68 lakh of former Bihar MLA Dadan Singh and his family in connection with its ongoing probe in a money laundering case, the agency said on Saturday.
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