Argentina recorded record daily cases of Covid-19 two days in a row this week, highlighting the country’s difficulty in bringing a surge under control and forcing the government to weigh whether to extend its restrictions.
Goalkeeper Savita Punia’s heroics helped India to stun Australia 1-0 to reach their first-ever Olympics semi-finals on Monday. India will now face Argentina in the semi-finals on Wednesday after the South Americans cleared the quarter-finals for the first time since 2012 after a 3-0 win over Germany.
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Ace shuttler PV Sindhu sailed into the women's singles quarterfinals after beating Denmark's Mia Blichfeldt. Boxer Satish Kumar is one win away from amedal. India's men's hockey team have also reached the qurterfinals.
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