Rio Olympics 2016: Indian Badminton player PV Sindhu confirms another medal for India at Rio Olympics. India’s PV Sindhu beat Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara 21-19, 21-10 in the semifinals of the badminton women’s singles. PV Sindhu will play for gold medal in the final. Watch the Fantastic Match Highlights here:
New Delhi: When everyone thought that India’s wait for medal at the Rio Olympics will probably never end, stepped-up wrestler Sakshi Malik to open her nation’s medal tally. The wrestler, who competes in the 58-kg category, defeated Aisuluu Tynybekova 8-5 to win her maiden medal at the Olympics. This is also the first medal ever to be won by a female wrestler at the Olympic stage for India. 1st medal for India in #Rio2016 #SakshiMalik did it!! #wrestling pic.twitter.com/KHKLgcIhTI — Murali Krishna (@muraliii) August 17, 2016
India has 1,200,000,000 people, but getting scarce medals in the Olympics, Chinese Media Explores Reason!
Why does India, which houses a sixth of the world’s population, inevitably figure at the end of the medal tally at the Olympics? The Chinese state media has listed out the reasons it believes are behind the poor show. These are: lack of infrastructure, poor health, poverty, girls not being allowed to participate in sports, boys being coaxed into becoming doctors and engineers, the popularity of cricket over other sports, India’s fading hockey glory and lack of information about the Olympics in rural areas. In a spate of commentaries overRead More