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The Japanese picked up a comfortable 3-0 victory over Taiwan to advance to the team table tennis semifinals at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday, ending a triumphant day for the host nation’s paddlers. Mima Ito, Kasumi Ishikawa and Miu Hirano combined to beat Cheng Hsien-tzu, Chen Szu-yu and Cheng I-ching, reserving their places in the …

On Day 11, India’s women’s hockey team made history by defeating world number 2 Australia 1-0 to advance to the Olympic Games semifinals for the first time in the story. Later today, India is also basing its hopes of a first Olympic track and field medal on Kamalpreet Kaur who will be in action in …

sport August 1, 2021 5:00 PM4 minutes to read Cheree Kinnear of the NZ Herald Focus Sport wraps up all the news for Day 10 as the Black Ferns Sevens claim Olympic glory and Dylan Schmidt makes history. Video / NZ Herald / Sky Sport After Valerie Adams’ bronze medal, several of New Zealand’s biggest …

From left to right, Japan’s Mima Ito, Miu Hirano and Kasumi Ishikawa smile after winning the round of 16 in women’s team table tennis against Hungary at the 2020 Summer Olympics on August 1, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo / Kin Cheung) TOKYO (Kyodo) – Mixed doubles champion Mima Ito defeated Dora Madarasz as …

TOKYO – After winning bronze in one of the new Olympic events at the Tokyo Games, Mexican Alejandra Valencia remembered when her partner nearly blew it up. “I just said, ‘It’s okay, you know how to do it!’ », She remembers. “And I gave him a little punch.” Valencia partner Luis Alvarez missed his first …

Swimming: Emma McKeon and Cate Campbell are in the final of the 50m freestyle at 11.37. Our women’s and men’s teams will compete in the 4x100m medley relay events at 12:15 p.m. and 12:36 p.m. respectively. There are no Australians in the men’s 50m freestyle at 11:30 am; nor the men’s 1500m final at 11:44 …

Here’s what you need to know: Megan Rapinoe stood in triumph after her winning kick in the penalty shootout.Credit…Doug Mills/The New York Times YOKOHAMA, Japan — The United States women’s soccer team beat the Netherlands in a penalty shootout on Friday to advance to the semifinals of the Tokyo Olympics, leaning on its veterans to …

Ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, the International Olympic Committee revised its motto: “Faster, Higher, Stronger – Together”. But this call for unity fell flat for many on the Chinese internet. Anti-Japanese sentiments on Chinese social media platforms, particularly on the microblogging site Weibo, have increased as athletes from the two countries compete against each other …

TOKYO – Olympic and world champion Ma Long celebrated with exuberance retaining his men’s table tennis title at the Tokyo Games on Friday, beating compatriot Fan Zhendong 4-2. The 32-year-old clinched his fourth gold at his third Olympics winning 11-4 10-12 11-8 11-9 3-11 11-7. Ma made a heart symbol with his arms by becoming …

Tokyo, July 30 (ANC) History repeated itself at the Tokyo Summer Games on Friday when Germany’s Dimitrij Ovtcharov once again denied Taiwan its first Olympic table tennis medal in men’s singles. Taiwan’s 19-year-old table tennis sensation Lin Yun-ju (æž— 昀 å„’) had his chances in the best-of-seven bronze medal match, collecting four match points in …

Daiki Hashimoto of Japan celebrates after winning the gold medal in the gymnastics all-around final on July 28. Natacha Pisarenko / AP A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Meanwhile in China newsletter, a thrice-weekly update exploring what you need to know about the country’s rise and its impact on the world. Register here. …

China’s Ma Long faces Germany’s Dimitrij Ovtcharov in the men’s table tennis singles semi-final at the 2020 Summer Olympics on Thursday, July 29, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo / David Goldman) China’s Zhendong Fan is the -215 favorite against compatriot Long Ma in the Olympic table tennis men’s singles gold medal match on Friday, July …

TOKYO, July 29 (Reuters) – China’s Chen Meng beat compatriot Sun Yingsha 4-2 to win Olympic table tennis women’s singles gold on Thursday. World number one Chen defeated her opponent 9-11 11-6 11-4 5-11 11-4 11-9 as China continued their incredible run of winning all women’s singles gold medals in history Olympic. Chen ignited with …

Recently crowned Olympic table tennis champion in mixed doubles, Mima Ito saw her gold medal hopes in women’s singles shattered Thursday when she was beaten by China’s Sun Yingsha in the semi-finals of the Tokyo Games. The third seed Ito was dominated in all departments in the second semi-final of the day at the Tokyo …

sport Jul 28, 2021 8:00 AM4 minutes to read Grace Prendergast and Kerri Gowler won a brilliant duet semi-final victory. Video / Sky Sport All the action today from the Tokyo Olympics. Kiwis in action today New Zealand’s first chance for a medal today comes from the women’s pair, where Brooke Donoghue and Hannah Osborne …

CAIRO, July 28, 2021: Moataz Ashour, President of the Table Tennis Federation, stressed that the goal in the future would be to compete for an Olympic medal. Omar Assar managed to reach the quarter-finals of table tennis competitions for the first time in Egyptian history. Moataz Ashour, head of the Table Tennis Federation, said in …

After tying an African record, Omar Assar faces world and Olympic champion Ma Long in a tantalizing quarter-final match in the men’s singles table tennis event at the Tokyo Olympics on Wednesday. The Chinese Ma Long, gold medalist at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Games and world champion three years later, is a big favorite …

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Jun Mizutani and Mima Ito made history on Monday as the mixed doubles pair made an epic comeback to give Japan their first-ever Olympic table tennis gold after a seven-game thriller at the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Mizutani 32, and Ito 20, surprised Chinese world champions Xu Xin and Liu Shiwen 4-3, after being led …

The Indian women’s team will face Germany in their second hockey match at the Tokyo 2020 Summer Games. India got off to a winning start on Day 3 of the Tokyo 2021 Olympic Games as Bhavani Devi, the first Indian fencer to qualify for the Olympics, beat Tunisian Nadia Azizi 15-3 in the individual saber …

Novak Djokovic wrote a new page in Roland Garros history a month ago when he became the first player of the open era to have won all four Grand Slam tournaments at least twice. The Serbian phenomenon went on to win his sixth Wimbledon title, reaching 20 Majors and tying the record shared by eternal …

TOKYO, July 25 (Reuters) – China’s Xu Xin and Liu Shiwen and Japan’s Jun Mizutani and Mima Ito won their mixed doubles semi-finals on Sunday to reach the first Olympic final of the event. World number two Xu, 31, and world champion Liu, 30, beat French pair Emmanuel Lebesson and Yuan Jia Nan 4-0. “From …

It’s Saturday, July 24, the official first day of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. Here’s what you need to know. New cases of Covid-19 announced: The global pandemic has postponed the Tokyo 2020 Olympics for a year, and even though the Games have finally started, Covid-19 is still creating hardship for athletes and organizers. There …

A hugely busy Saturday of Olympics action saw a host of Aussies in action. There were strong starts in everything from tennis and table-tennis to rowing and water polo. Plus one gymnast landed a shock finals berth, and two underdogs nearly pulled off an all-time beach volleyball upset. HERE’S HOW THE AUSSIES PERFORMED! FOX SPORTS’ …

Eugene Wang and Mo Zhang are ready to move on. The two Olympians have dominated Canadian table tennis for more than a decade, sitting at or near the top of the Canadian rankings since emigrating from China in the early 2000s. They have already reached their peak. career, and as they head into what could …

The Tokyo Olympics kicked off on Friday after a year of delay. For the first time in the 60-year history of the state of Gujarat, six athletes from the state will represent India at the upcoming Olympic and Paralympic Games. From Gujarat, Mana Patel was selected for swimming, Ankita Raina for tennis, Sonal Patel for …

The rescheduled Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games finally begin on Friday. As well as being a long-awaited return to Olympic competition, this summer’s Games will feature six new events and three spin-offs from existing events that are sure to entertain, and possibly confuse, fans around the world. . The International Olympic Committee allows its host cities …

The Americans dominated the medal count at the 1996, 2000, 2004, 2012 and 2016 Olympics, except in 2008, when host China finished first. For Tokyo, the United States is expected to win more than ten gold medals in swimming and track and field, as well as at least five in gymnastics. The country has enjoyed …

History is being made. Even if Indian paddlers do not win a first Olympic medal in what has traditionally been considered a ‘minor sport’ by some in the Indian sports ecosystem, Tokyo 2020 will still be a historic opportunity for the country’s table tennis fraternity. . Sharath’s distinction While veteran A. Sharath Kamal will become …

If one of the great hallmarks of the Olympics is the story of the athletes who gave so much to make it happen, then there can be few stories more remarkable than that of Hend Zaza. The Syrian is expected to be the youngest Tokyo 2020 contender to secure a table tennis qualification for the …

In an exclusive conversation with Firstpost, the former strength and conditioning coach of India’s Srinivasan cricket team talks about his experience working with people like Achanta Sharath Kamal, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran and Bhavani Devi. There are certain roles in the professional sports world that aren’t as glamorous as athlete or even head coach for that matter, …

Zhu Ting Photo: VCG With just five days to go to the opening of the Tokyo Olympics, the Chinese Olympic delegation has become the hottest topic in China, and volleyball player Zhu Ting is even more eye-catching. Beloved Chinese volleyball player Zhu Ting was announced as co-bearer of the national flag at Friday’s opening ceremony …

Tokyo Olympics: Sharath Kamal Confident in India’s Performance Says: “Tokyo Olympics Table Tennis Contingent Best Ever” Tokyo Olympics: Sharath Kamal, confident in India’s performance, says: “Best table tennis contingent for Tokyo Olympics”: Ahead of his departure for Tokyo for the next Olympics which will start on July 23, paddler Sharath Kamal said on Saturday that …

Hello, Evanston. City council member Devon Reid moved carts ahead of food trucks for increased lakeside use in a revised proposal at Monday night’s city council meeting. Mr Reid, 8th Ward, announced at the start of the discussion that he would be removing food trucks from his original proposal. The proposal had asked the City …

Deepankar Sharda Tribune press service Chandigarh, July 12 The UT sports department reportedly said “no” to a proposal for the construction of a sports complex in a public school in sector 22-A, proposed by the mayor of the city and regional councilor Ravi Kant Sharma. According to the authorities, the adjacent sectors already have a …

When the full-time whistle sounded at Wembley on Wednesday, I, like the rest of the nation, felt a tremendous wave of jubilation, relief and, if I’m honest, utter disbelief. They are the first English men’s team to reach a final since 1966 (in case you haven’t heard). But not only that, I also felt a …

Joseph Schooling, Feng Tianwei, Quah Ting Wen – these are familiar faces Singaporeans have supported and encouraged in international competitions and the Olympics for the past few years. And at the upcoming Tokyo Games, Singaporeans can expect these seasoned competitors to make their mark in the sport of their choice. But at the same time, …

The Summer Games have been the biggest sporting event in the world for over a century now. Every athlete in the world wants to achieve Olympic glory and for this they prepare for four years with courage and determination without taking a single break. The Olympics are like a love story, while some become immortal …

Through ANI TOKYO: Basketball player Hachimura Rui and wrestler Susaki Yui have been named Japanese flag bearers for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) has announced that the two stars will lead the host country’s team of 600 people at the Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony on July 23. For …

A total of 609 athletes have qualified for the U.S. Olympic team so far, with potential additions and changes expected ahead of the opening ceremony on July 23. American athletes qualified so far: Archery (6)Mackenzie BrownCasey kaufholdJennifer Mucino FernandezBrady ellisonJack williamsJacob Wukie Artistic Swimming (2)Anita alvarezLindi Schroeder Badminton (3)philippe chewRyan chewBeiwen Zhang Baseball (24)Nick allenEddy …

The midfielder is only 18, but he justifies the comparisons to Andres Iniesta with his stunning performances for La Roja Pedri Gonzalez not only became the youngest Spanish player in a major tournament this summer, but also one of the first names on Luis Enrique’s roster. The 18-year-old Barcelona midfielder started each of La Roja’s …

Play it safe and legal on July 4th and find a professional firework display. View south from above Highway 210 at Paxton Street on Saturday July 4, 2020 (Photo by Mike Meadows) Things to do in San Gabriel Valley, Whittier July 1-8 From AmericaFest to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena (rosebowlstadium.com) to the charm of …

The Australian Olympic team have announced a record-breaking 11-player tennis team for the Tokyo Games, including Ash Barty and Nick Kyrgios. A sign of the strength of Australian tennis, the team is the largest Australia has ever sent to the Olympics after ten were sent to both Sydney 2000 and Rio 2016. World number one …

At the age of 11, a Syrian table tennis player, Hend Zaza became the youngest athlete to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Hend Zaza became eligible for the upcoming Summer Games when she graduated won four of five matches at the West Asia Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Jordan. at the end of February, on …

While the women of college “kept him at bay,” his nightly quests of whiskey-fueled chess matches quickly drew him to the college fraternity (and would later earn him legions of political “fanboys,” but more on that later). As Eyres puts it: “His qualities were attractive enough to men. His superpower isn’t that he’s an evil …