Colombian shatters Mary Kom’s medal dreams

Mary Kom was fidgety but her face was blank, sweat dripping following a gruelling duel. She was perhaps expecting the announcer at Tokyo’s Ryogoku Kokugikan arena to announce her name as the winner. But, it was not to be. After realising that...

Indian women's hockey team shows nerves of steel

As the final hooter went off during the second women’s hockey quarterfinal, the scene at the Oi hockey stadium in Tokyo on Monday was poignant. At the centre of the blue pitch was the Indian women’s hockey team, crying, hugging doing a celebratory...

Argentina won their first major title in 28 years on Saturday and Lionel Messi finally won his first medal in a blue-and-white shirt when an Angel Di Maria goal gave them a 1-0 win over Brazil and a record-equalling 15th Copa America. Di Maria,...



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