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Tokyo Moment- She lost the gold, but her bronze sealed the name of Lovlina Borgohain in golden colour

Lovlina Borgohain won the third Olympic bronze medal for Indian Boxing; previously MC Mary Kom and Vijender Singh both had won bronze in the Olympics.   Lovlina Borgohain was 14-years-old and practicing Muay Thai back in 2012, when she got spotted by a SAI (the Sports Authority of India) boxing coach …

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Tokyo Moment: Marcel Jacobs is Usain Bolt’s heir to 100m; becomes the first Italian to be the fastest man on Earth

Marcell Jacobs from Italy, put in a scintillating performance to achieve a victory in the Men’s 100m Sprint Final. Racing from lane three, Jacobs surprised everybody by crossing the finish line in a national record time of 9.80 seconds, at the Tokyo Olympic Stadium. It was a quality field that …

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Tokyo Moment: 46-year-old Olympic veteran Oksana Chusovitina retires after 8 Olympics; gets a standing ovation from the Gymnastic arena

Oksana Chusovitina, the Uzbek athlete, received a legendary farewell in her eighth Olympic campaign, at the Tokyo 2020 Games, proving that camaraderie and respect in sport still prevail. Oksana Chusovitina had an incredible career, with her first Olympic participation dating way back to 1992. She was the Soviet all-around champion …

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Tokyo Moment: Flora Duffy puts her name into the record books; makes Bermuda the smallest country to have an Olympic Gold Medal

33 years old Flora Duffy pulled off a stunning victory in 10km Run to give Bermuda its first-ever Olympic gold medal. Thanks to Duffy’s win, Bermuda became the smallest country to bag a gold medal at any edition of the summer Olympic Games.  The small island of Bermuda, located in …

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Tokyo Moment: One for the history book; 13-year-old Nishiya Momiji wins gold in the inaugural Street Skateboarding competition

Teenage Japanese Skateboarding sensation Nishiya Momji took home the gold medal in the Women’s Street Skateboarding competition. At just 13, she became one of the youngest Olympian ever to win a gold medal.  Nishiya Momji beat Brazil’s Rayssa Leal, to gain the top spot on the Olympic podium, thanks to …

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Tokyo Moment: An “unbelievable” victory of Ahmed Hafnaoui in 400m Freestyle Swimming makes every Tunisian proud

18-year-old Ahmed Hafnaoui from Tunisia became only the 5th Tunisian to win an Olympic gold medal, after he beat Australian swimmer Jack McLoughlin in the 400m Swimming Freestyle finals at the Tokyo 2020. Termed officially as the Republic of Tunisia, the country is the northernmost nation residing in the African …

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Tokyo Moment: At 12, Syria’s Hend Zaza makes Olympic debut; instills hope despite her exit

12-year-old Syrian Hend Zaza, rose above the challenges posed by civil war to make her way to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and make history, by becoming the youngest Olympian to participate not just in this particular edition, but the youngest one since 1968. Syria had a small 6-person delegation to …

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