Latest India Olympic Team News

Olympics latest reminder of down year for South Koreans

Aug. 10, 2021 11:49 AM EDT

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — The LPGA Tour is about two-thirds of the way through its season, and the last of the five majors is next week in Scotland. Missing thus far is the usual dominance of South Korea. The Olympics was the latest reminder of that. ...

Olympic gold medalist Chopra returns to India as superstar

Aug. 09, 2021 11:32 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Olympic gold medalist Neeraj Chopra was given a rousing welcome as he arrived home in India on Monday after winning the men’s javelin event in Tokyo and securing the country’s first-ever athletics gold. In a cricket-mad country, Chopra’s Olympic...

Chopra wins India’s 1st gold in Olympic track and field

Aug. 07, 2021 15:20 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Neeraj Chopra held a corner of the India flag in each hand and raised it over his head. A half-hour later, the tri-color was flying at the top of the mast at Tokyo's Olympic Stadium and Chopra was standing atop the medal podium, feeling on top of the...

Roundup of Olympic gold medals from Saturday, August 7

Aug. 07, 2021 11:32 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — A roundup of gold medals from Saturday, August 7, at the Tokyo Games: ___ ARTISTIC SWIMMING TEAM FREE Svetlana Romashina has won the seventh gold medal of her Olympic career by leading the...

Olympic Latest: France earns gold for 1st volleyball medal

Aug. 07, 2021 10:52 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT France made sure its first Olympic volleyball medal would...

Neeraj Chopra wins India's first ever Olympic gold medal in track and field by winning javelin

Aug. 07, 2021 08:15 AM EDT
TOKYO (AP) — Neeraj Chopra wins India's first ever Olympic gold medal in track and field by winning javelin.

Olympic Latest: Canada wins 1st gold in women's soccer

Aug. 06, 2021 11:16 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT Canada won its first Olympic gold medal in women’s...

India's Aditi Ashok eyeing Olympic breakout

Aug. 06, 2021 04:23 AM EDT

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Aditi Ashok isn't one to pound balls at the driving range while poring over Trackman data and fixating on her ball speed for hours on end. The 23-year-old Indian golfer knows she hits it short. She's always hit it short. ...

Nelly Korda survives a struggle, keeps lead in Olympic golf

Aug. 06, 2021 03:37 AM EDT

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Seven holes into the third round of Olympic women's golf, Nelly Korda was making it look easy. She made three birdies, at one point stretching her lead to five shots. The one time she was out of position, the 23-year-old American blasted out of a...

Olympics Latest: China women win table tennis again

Aug. 05, 2021 10:53 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT China's women continued their table tennis dominance,...