Indian women's hockey team defeated Australia 1-0 in the quarter-final clash at Tokyo Olympics 2020 on Monday (August 2). The team has booked a historic berth in the semi-finals as they will play semis for the first time at Olympics. One goal from Gurjit Kaur, which she scored in the first half, gave an advantage to India as the team managed to maintain the lead. The Rani Rampal-led team will next play Argentina next. ALSO READ | India among countries with highest cash-rewards for Olympic medalists - Check out the complete list After rather a disappointing start in the Olympics campaign, as they began with losses against the Netherlands (5-1), Germany (2-0) and Great Britain 4-1), India then picked up the momentum and defeat Ireland (1-0) and South Africa (4-3) in back-to-back clashes in Pool A. After that Great Britain crushed Ireland 2-0 in their last Group A clash that helped India to enter the quarter-finals.

SINGAPORE – The number of Covid-19 infections and deaths worldwide has been rising significantly, with numbers in Singapore appearing to grow in tandem.

The latest figures from the World Health Organisation showed that the global number of infections had increased by 8 per cent in the week of July 19-25 over the previous week, while deaths had jumped 21 per cent over the same period.

The highest number of new infections – 96,000 on Friday – were seen in the United States, despite half the population already fully vaccinated.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *