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Boost for Great Britain in final rowing event as men’s eight team take bronze
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Tokyo 2020: Indian men's hockey team beats New Zealand, on to next round | Oneindia News
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Sweden's women stun U.S. 3-0 in Tokyo opener
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Brett Favre Speaks on Transgender Athlete Laurel Hubbard: ‘It’s Not Fair’
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Weightlifter To Become First Transgender Athlete To Compete In Olympics
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Weightlifter from New Zealand to become first transgender athlete to compete at Olympics
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Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard Makes Olympic History as First Transgender Woman to Compete in GamesMaking herstory. On Monday, Aug. 2, New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard made history as the first openly transgender woman to compete at the Olympics. Though the 43-year-old finished...
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Transgender Weightlifter Laurel Hubbard Makes History At OlympicsWatch VideoTransgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard finally got to compete at the Tokyo Olympics. It didn't last long, but it was significant. Hubbard couldn’t complete any of her first three lifts..
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Raven Saunders makes 'X' protest gesture during Olympics medal ceremonyTeam USA athlete Raven Saunders has made the first podium protest of the Tokyo Olympics after winning a silver medal in the women's shot put final. Saunders crossed her arms in an "X" gesture during..
Trans weightlifter Laurel Hubbard hailed a ‘hero’ after making Olympics historyThe Olympic dream of New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard has come to an end after she failed to lift 125kg in the +87kg women’s weightlifting final. Competing in Tokyo today, Hubbard was unable..
Transgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard ELIMINATED from Olympics after failing all three opening lift attemptsTransgender weightlifter Laurel Hubbard has been eliminated from the 2020 Olympics after she failed her opening three attempts. The 43-year-old, who transitioned in 2012, made history by competing at..
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Black Sticks Women beaten in quarterfinal by the NetherlandsThe Black Sticks women have been knocked out of the Olympic Games, being stifled 3-0 by the Netherlands in their quarter-final match-up. Drawing the world's No1-ranked side in their first knockout..
Tokyo Olympics 2020: New Zealand equestrians finish disappointing fifth in team eventingThe New Zealand equestrian team has missed out on the medals at the Tokyo Olympics after a thrilling final showjumping event.With one rider to take to the showjumping course, New Zealand had a chance..
Laurel Hubbard’s incredible, tumultuous journey as trans weightlifter makes Olympic historyThere was widespread jubilation in the LGBT+ community in June when it was announced that weightlifter Laurel Hubbard had qualified for the Olympics in Tokyo. The incredible moment put the New Zealand..
Tokyo Olympics: Rupinderpal Singh scores twice as India beat Spain 3-0 for second winIndia had earlier defeated New Zealand 3-2 in their opening fixture. Spain, on the other hand, are yet to register a win in the competition.
Tokyo Olympics: Harmanpreet brace, Sreejesh heroics help India beat NZ 3-2New Zealand earned 10 penalty corners as against five by India. But it was the Indian defence that carried them to victory
Tokyo Olympics 2020: Harmanpreet, Srijesh shine as India beat New Zealand 3-2 in hockey openerHarmanpreet Singh scored the brace for India while Rupinder Pal Singh scored against the Kiwis. But it was the safe gloves of experienced goalkeeper PR Sreejesh who ensured Indian hockey team gets off..
Tokyo 2021: New Zealand weightlifter Laurel Hubbard to become first transgender athlete to compete at OlympicsHubbard will compete in the super-heavyweight 87+kg category, her selection made possible by an update to qualifying requirements in May.
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IPL 2021: SRH’s Kane Williamson and other IPL-bound New Zealand cricketers to miss COVID-19 jabNew Zealand's Covid-19 response minister Chris Hipkins has laid out that all those athletes who are representing New Zealand in large sporting events, like playing Olympics or representing BlackCaps,..
Looking ahead 2021: Power play in pandemicWhich former Japanese Prime Minister, who was described having "the heart of a flea and the brain of a shark," is the head of the Tokyo Olympics? On August 21, 2019, the world governing body of..
IPL 2020: Kolkata Knight Riders rope in sprinter Chris Donaldson as strength and conditioning coachFormer Olympic sprinter Chris Donaldson has been roped in by Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) as their strength and conditioning coach for the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL) season. Donaldson..
India have realistic chance of winning medal in Tokyo, says Sardar SinghSardar Singh, former captain of the Indian men's hockey team, is confident that the Manpreet Singh-led can end the medal drought and make a podium finish at the Tokyo Olympics. India last won a gold..
Japan dropping bid for 2023 Women's World CupJapan is dropping its bid for the 2023 Women's World Cup, the country's football association said Monday, just days before the sport's governing body is set to announce its decision on the hosts. The..
Jimmy Neesham got a plan for cricket to survive during coronavirus pandemicWith cricket's finances taking a hit due to the COVID-19 pandemic, New Zealand all-rounder Jimmy Neesham says cricketers will have to "adapt" to playing before empty stadiums to save the sport from..
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Olympics - U.S., NZ join calls for Tokyo Games to be postponedThe United States added its significant weight to calls for the Tokyo Games to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, with New Zealand Olympic organisers seeking a swift decision to allow teams..
Boxer Vikas Krishan in Asian Olympic quartersCommonwealth Games gold-medallist Vikas Krishan (69kg) entered the quarterfinals of the Asian Olympic Qualifiers of boxing with a thumping win over Kyrgyzstan's Nursultan Mamataly here on Friday...
Asian Olympic Qualifiers: Boxers Ashish Kumar, Manish Kaushik cruise into quartersWorld championship bronze-winner Manish Kaushik (63kg) and Ashish Kumar (75kg) made the quarterfinals with facile wins to continue India's strong showing at the Asian Olympic Qualifiers for boxing here..
Olympic medalist hockey player Balbir Singh Kullar passes away at 77Former Indian hockey player and Olympian Balbir Singh Kullar on Sunday passed away at the age of 77. "We are deeply saddened by the demise of our former hockey player and a two-time Olympic medallist,..
Tokyo Olympics 2020 | We will peak at the right time, says dragflicker Gurjit KaurIn their tour of New Zealand, India registered wins against the home side’s development team, senior team and Great Britain.
Indian women's hockey tour of China cancelled due to Coronavirus outbreak*New Delhi:* The outbreak of the deadly Coronavirus has forced the Indian women's hockey team to cancel its tour of China, leaving the federation with the difficult task of finding an opponent to..
FIH Pro League: India ready for Belgium battle*Bhubaneswar:* They are confident after a stupendous debut at the FIH Pro League but India have their task cut out when they host world champions Belgium in their second round of the tournament,..
Good to start season against tough teams, says RaniBengaluru, Jan 22 (IANS) India women's hockey team captain Rani has said that the team is looking forward to the New Zealand tour as it will give them a good boost for their preparations for the Tokyo..
Rani Rampal looks at New Zealand tour as preparation for OlympicsBengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Jan 22 (ANI): As the Indian Women's Hockey team gears up for the New Zealand tour, captain Rani Rampal said a good start against tough teams will boost their Olympic..
India ready for World No. 3 The Netherlands*Bhubaneshwar:* The Olympics-bound Indian men's hockey team will kick-start its preparations for the quadrennial showpiece when it debuts in the FIH Pro League against world No.3 the Netherlands here..
Olympics 2020: Let's get realisticIf things go the way one expects, India should not only be sending its largest ever contingent to the July-August Olympic Games in Tokyo, but with a liberal dose of luck, they could also bring back a..
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Tokyo Olympics: Hockey schedule announcedThe men's team, who have been clubbed with defending Olympic champions Argentina, world no.1 Australia, Spain, New Zealand and hosts Japan in Pool A, will play their second match against the formidable..
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Indian men's hockey team to face New Zealand in their opening match of Tokyo Olympics 2020New Delhi [India], Dec 17 (ANI): Indian men's hockey team will kickstart their Tokyo 2020 Olympics campaign against New Zealand while the women's team will play their first match against the..
I want that Olympic medal badly, says Manpreet SinghFor far too long has Indian hockey promised the sky at the Olympics but crash landed on earth with a thud—be it the historic failure to make it to the 2008 Beijing edition, its wooden-spoon finish at..
Olympics: India clubbed with Oz in men's hockeyIndia has been clubbed along with defending champions Argentina and world number one side Australia in Pool A of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics men's hockey competition. The other teams in India's pool are..
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India hammer NZ to win Olympic hockey test eventThe Indian men's hockey team avenged their round-robin league-stage loss by defeating New Zealand 5-0 in the final of the Olympics test event held here on Wednesday. India had lost 1-2 to New Zealand..
Tokyo Olympics 2020: New Zealand strike twice in last quarter to complete comeback victory against India hockey teamIndia tried to extend their lead in the initial few minutes of the third quarter through some good combination play inside New Zealand's striking circle, however, they could not find another..
Indian hockey teams set for Test event challenge ahead of Olympic qualifiers*Tokyo:* Brimming with confidence ahead of the Olympic Test event here, the Indian women's hockey team captain Rani Rampal and her male counterpart Harmanpreet Singh said their respective teams are..