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Tokyo Olympics 2021: Indian men's and women's hockey teams advance to semi-finals

The Indian men's and women's hockey teams both made history at the Tokyo Olympics, making the last four of the hockey event in their respective categories.

The Indian men beat Great Britain 3-1 to make the last four for the first time in 41 years while the women's team defeated Australia 1-0 in their quarter-final clash to advance to the semis for the first time ever.

For the women, 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.
For the women, 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. Photo courtesy: Twitter/@mygovindia

Dilpreet Singh, Gurjant Singh and Hardik Singh's goals helped India beat Great Britain in the quarterfinal yesterday. They take on world No 1 Belgium in their next match.

For the women, 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. 

Shuttler PV Sindhu secured a second medal for India at Tokyo Olympics as she won the bronze medal in women's singles badminton. Sindhu became the first Indian woman to win two individual medals at the Olympics after she defeated He Bing Jiao 21-13, 21-15 in the bronze medal match.

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