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July 31, 2021 / 07:17 PM IST

Tokyo Olympics 2021 Highlights: Elaine Thompson wins Women's 100m Dash, breaks Olympic Record

It will be a crunch day for India as PV Sindhu, India’s biggest medal hope plays her semi-final match. Women’s 100m final will also have a winner today. Can Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce create history? Find out on our live coverage.


Tokyo Olympics 2021 Live | Day 8 | July 31: India had a disappointing day at the Tokyo Games. After  style="color: #007acc; text-decoration: none; text-underline: none;">Mirabai Chanu’s silver and Lovlina Borgohain’s medal guaranteeing win in boxing, all eyes were on Sindhu as she took on Tai Tzu-ying of Chinese Taipei. After making a strong start, Sindhu lost the match in straight sets. India's Amit Panghal, Pooja Rani and Atanu Das too bowed out of the Tokyo Olympics. India's only hope remains in Lovlina Borgohain who is guaranteed atleast a bronze medal. 

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  • July 31, 2021 / 06:26 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2021 Day 8 Live: Cometh the hour, cometh the champion! Elaine Thompson wins gold. She defends her title to win the Women's 100m race at 10:61, breaking the Olympic Record by 0.01 seconds. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce came second at 10:74 with Shericka Jackson at 10:76. Jamaica made a clean sweep of the medals. It has been one of the best 100m races ever. 

  • July 31, 2021 / 05:02 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2021 Day 8 Live: Here are the finalists for the Women's 100m dash. Will it be another historic day for Fraser-Pryce? We'll soon find out. 

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  • July 31, 2021 / 04:40 PM IST

    Tokyo Olympics 2021 Live: Sindhu crashes out of the Tokyo Olympics. After making a strong start, Sindhu was put on the backfoot by her Chinese Taipei counterpart. Tai's backhand and net play was too much for Sindhu as she was almost toyed in the second set. The match ended 21-18, 21-12. 

  • July 31, 2021 / 04:35 PM IST

    Sindhu vs Tai Tzu-ying live Set 2: An excellet cross-court drive drop and a backhand clearance gives Tai the point. Score 16-8 to Tai.

  • July 31, 2021 / 04:34 PM IST

    Sindhu vs Tai Tzu-ying live Set 2: Tai is on top of her game, making Sindhu make unforced errors. Another crosscourt smash at the net sees Tai take the score to 14-8

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  • July 31, 2021 / 04:31 PM IST

    Sindhu vs Tai Tzu-ying live Set 2: Sindhu misses an easy passing shot as she sends it wide. Tai returned the favour by making an error at the net. Another error from Sindhu gives the Tai a four-point advantage at the mid-game interval. Scores 21-18, 11-7 to Tai. 

  • July 31, 2021 / 04:30 PM IST

    Sindhu vs Tai Tzu-ying live Set 2: Tai's net drop shots are proving to be too much for Sindhu. It is not allowing her to play her natural game. Tai leads 9-6. 

  • July 31, 2021 / 04:22 PM IST

    Sindhu vs Tai Tzu-ying live Set 1: Sindhu loses the first set. After leading at the mid-game interval, Tai stole the game from her 21-18 with some attacking shots. Her overhead drop shots did Sindhu most damage as she was unable to keep pace. 

  • July 31, 2021 / 04:18 PM IST

    Sindhu vs Tai Tzu-ying live: Tai's relentless attacking shots puts Sindhu under pressure. She stands her ground, but Tai finishes the point with a smash at the net. Score 18-17 to Tai.  

  • July 31, 2021 / 04:14 PM IST

    Sindhu vs Tai Tzu-ying live: Tai's attacking shots puts Sindhu under pressure. A smash straight at the body gives Tai the point. Score 14-14.

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  • July 31, 2021 / 04:14 PM IST

    Sindhu vs Tai Tzu-ying live: Two errors from Tai gives Sindhu the points. Score 14-13

  • July 31, 2021 / 04:12 PM IST

    Sindhu vs Tai Tzu-ying live: An unforced error from Sindhu sends the shuttle wide, bringing the scores level at 12-12. 

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