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India at Rio Olympics on Day 6 list of winners and losers

India wasted as many as five penalty corners seconds from the final hooter to go down 1-2 against Netherlands but still sealed a quarterfinal spot at Rio Olympics hockey competition on Thursday.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 12 August 2016, 04:22:16 AM
Team India into quarterfinals despite losing 1-2 against Dutch in men's hockey

Team India into quarterfinals despite losing 1-2 against Dutch in men's hockey

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In men's Hockey, India into quarterfinals at Rio Olympics, even after team India wasted as many as five penalty corners, seconds from the final hooter to go down 1-2 against Netherlands.

Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa losing 15-21 10-21 to the World No.1 Japanese pair of Ayaka Takahashi and Misaki Matsumoto

Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa losing 15-21 10-21 to the World No.1 Japanese pair of Ayaka Takahashi and Misaki Matsumoto

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The Indian combination of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa was off to a disappointing start in the women’s doubles event, losing 15-21 10-21 to the World No.1 Japanese pair of Ayaka Takahashi and Misaki Matsumoto in a match which lasted 36 minutes in their Group A opener.

Saina Nehwal beats Brazil's Lohaynny Vicente at Rio Olympics

Saina Nehwal beats Brazil's Lohaynny Vicente at Rio Olympics

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Former World No. 1 Saina staved off a spirited challenge from World No. 73 Brazilian girl Vicente Lohaynny 21-17 21-17 in a women’s singles match which lasted 39 minutes at the Riocentro.

Sindhu beats Laura Sarosi of Hungary in the women’s singles competition

Sindhu beats Laura Sarosi of Hungary in the women’s singles competition

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Ninth seed Sindhu beats Laura Sarosi of Hungary in the women’s singles competition 21-8, 21-9 in a Group match that lasted for 27 minutes at Rio Olympics.

Boxer Shiva Thapa loses in 1st round, bows out of Rio Olympics

Boxer Shiva Thapa loses in 1st round, bows out of Rio Olympics

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Indian boxer Shiva Thapa (56kg) bowed out of the Olympic Games after being out-punched by fourth-seeded Cuban Robeisy Ramirez in the opening round at Rio Olympics.

Sania-Bopanna pair in quarterfinals of mixed doubles at Rio Olympics

Sania-Bopanna pair in quarterfinals of mixed doubles at Rio Olympics

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Indian duo of Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna entered the quarterfinals of the mixed doubles event of tennis competition at the Rio Olympics with a straight-set win over Australian pair of Samantha Stosur and John Peers.