India has gone to Tokyo with its largest ever contingent of athletes including reserves.
But more importantly, India has gone to Tokyo with hopes of it's richest haul at the Games. Spread across 18 sports, in which Indians have qualified for various events, the contingent consists of many athletes ranked among top five.
Mayank Agarwal and Hanuma Vihari spent some valuable time in the middle while Ravindra Jadeja scored his second fifty of the game on the final day of India's warm-up match against County XI here on Thursday. The dress rehearsal for shooting's final events was held at the Akasa Range on Thursday with the teenaged Indian Divyansh Singh Panwar being one of the eight mock contestants in the hall.
The West African state of Guinea on Thursday said it was scrapping its decision to withdraw its five-person team from the Olympics, a move that it had said was prompted by worries over coronavirus. Having made a return to the Olympic fold after missing out on the edition in Rio de Janeiro, India's lightweight double sculls team has set itself a realistic target of a "top finish" at the Tokyo Games.
Geraint Thomas has achieved pretty much everything in his illustrious career with a Tour de France title, rainbow jerseys and two Olympic track gold medals in his locker. Brazil striker Richarlison struck a stunning hat-trick inside 30 minutes as the defending Olympic champions beat Germany in their opening Group D game in the men's tournament at the International Stadium on Thursday.
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Battered by scandal on the eve of the opening ceremony, Tokyo organisers have the chance to patch up the Games' image when they reveal who will carry the Olympic flame for the final few steps to light the stadium's cauldron. Up against a familiar pre-Olympic hype and with history stacked heavily against them, Indian archers will have a feeling of deja vu when they begin their Tokyo Games campaign with the rankings round on Friday. You must to keep earning daily check-in points.
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