On Sunday, hopes had been as soon as once more pinned on the hockey group to salvage what had been a largely depressing day for India at Tokyo 2020, save for just a few spectacular wins by PV Sindhu, Mary Kom and Manika Batra. The afterglow of the silver medal that Mirabai Chanu received on Saturday was already starting to put on off on the Indian contingent. On the taking pictures vary in Asaka, which was an American military camp from 1945 to 1960, the bubble that the taking pictures group was residing in was burst after not one of the rifle and pistol shooters may make the ultimate of their occasions.
An hour’s drive away at Ariake, Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina surrendered their benefit to bow out within the girls’s doubles first spherical whereas Manish Kaushik misplaced his opening bout, making it two defeats out of two for India’s male boxers at these Olympics.
On a scorching, extraordinarily sultry day when even laptops wanted coolers, on the lookout for an Indian win was more durable than trying to find a drop of water in a dry, arid land. It was anticipated that the lads’s hockey group would a minimum of put up a struggle in opposition to the Australians, if not beat them. However inserting hopes on the hockey group is sort of a hopeless gambler inserting one ultimate guess, satisfied he’ll break even. (READ FULL STORY)