Summer Olympic Games Current Affairs, GK & News

Lovlina Borgohain wins India’s third medal at the Games

Lovlina won the third Olympic medal for India. She won bronze medal after going down 0-5 against Busenaz Surmeneli from Turkey in 69kg welterweight semifinals on August 4, 2021. Key Points Lovlina Borgohain has also become the second Indian female boxer, after MC Mary Kom, to win an Olympic bronze. Mary Kom had won the ..

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Indian Olympics contingent to be Guests at Independence Day

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will invite India’s Olympic contingent as special guests at the Red Fort on August 15 when he will be delivering his eighth Independence Day speech. Highlights Modi will also invite contingent to his residence for interaction. This year, India has been represented by a 228-strong contingent, which include 120 athletes at ..

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India to send 228 contingent to Tokyo Olympics

India is all set to sending a 228-strong contingent to Tokyo Olympics, including 119 athletes. Highlights Of 119 athletes, 67 are male and 52 female participants. 119 athletes from 22 states will represent 130 crore Indians in 18 sport disciplines. India is fighting for 85 medal events. It will be largest ever contingent of athletes ..

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Japan to allow 10,000 local fans at Olympics

Olympics organisers has capped the number of spectators at 10,000 for each venue in the 2020 Tokyo Games following the warnings of experts that event without fans will be a least risky option during the Covid-19 pandemic. Key Points This decision was taken because, vaccine roll-out has been slow in Japan and medical system pushed ..

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Srikanth enters semifinals Hong Kong Open

Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth entered the semifinals of the men’s singles event at the Hong Kong Open on 15 Nov. It was Srikanth’s second career win over the Chinese shuttler. The Indian still trails Long 2-6 in head-to-head win-loss record. Srikanth, the lone Indian in contention in the tournament, will next meet the winner of ..

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