Rio Olympics, Day 5: Flop shows from Jitu Rai, women's hockey team; Bombayla Devi, Deepika Kumari reach pre-quarters

Archer Atanu Das and boxer Vikas Krishan progressed to the next rounds in their respective disciplines on Day 4

By Dattaraj Thaly | Last Updated: Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 09:22

Rio De Janeiro: Welcome to our live blog for Day 5 of the Rio Olympics. Track the performance of all Indian athletes in action today right here.

Archer Atanu Das and boxer Vikas Krishan progressed to the next rounds in their respective disciplines on Day 4. While Heena Sidhu and Dattu Bhokanal crash out, the men's hockey team survived some tense moments to carve out a 2-1 win over Argentina.

While the Indian men's hockey team, boxer Vikas Krishan and archer Atanu Das put a good show on Day 4 of the event, India are still waiting for their first medal.

11 August 2016, 08:21 AM

Neymar's Brazil enter quarterfinals of men's football competition. Beat Denmark in their final Group A match by 4-0. Denmark also make knock-out stage.

11 August 2016, 08:10 AM

Michael Phelps tops men's 200m Individual Medley semifinal 2. All set for another gold medal.

11 August 2016, 08:06 AM

Change of fortunes for Brazil football team. Neymar-led oufit scores four against Denmark without response. 10 minutes into the final whistle. A win will help them qualify for next round.

11 August 2016, 07:55 AM

MEDAL UPDATE: Australia's Kyle Chalmers wins men's 100m freestyle.

11 August 2016, 07:53 AM

MEDAL UPDATE: First gold medal! Belmonte Garcia wins women's 200m butterfly final.

11 August 2016, 07:41 AM

Three elite police officers protecting Rio`s Olympic Games came under fire: Report

11 August 2016, 07:18 AM

MEDAL UPDATE: Ning Ding beats Li Xiaoxia in all Chinese final to win women's singles Table Tennis gold.

11 August 2016, 06:58 AM

READ: How India performed on Day 5 of biggest sporting extravaganza

11 August 2016, 06:56 AM

India's Day 6 complete schedule HERE.

11 August 2016, 06:40 AM

MEDAL UPDATE: Kazakhstan's Dmitriy Balandin wins men's 200m breaststroke gold.

11 August 2016, 05:47 AM

United States survives scare before taming scrappy Australia 98-88 in a men`s basketball thriller. Dream Team extends their winning streak to 20 games.
 

11 August 2016, 05:32 AM

MEDAL UPDATE: Kazakhstan's Nijat Rahimov lifted a clean and jerk world record to win Olympic men's -77kg weightlifting gold medal.

11 August 2016, 04:30 AM

MEDAL UPDATE: American Kristin Armstrong became the first cyclist to win the same road event at three different Olympic Games, taking gold in the women`s 29.7km time trial.

11 August 2016, 04:20 AM

MEDAL UPDATE: China's Xiang Yanmei wins women's 69kg weightlifting gold.

11 August 2016, 03:48 AM

Manoj Kumar will face Uzbekistan's Fazliddin Gaibnazarov in the pre-quarters of Men's Light Welter (64kg).

11 August 2016, 03:40 AM

MEDAL UPDATE: Japan great Kohei Uchimura becomes first gymnast in 44-years to win back-to-back Olympic all around titles.

11 August 2016, 03:23 AM

Manoj Kumar vs Evaldas Petrauskas: Lithunian won the third round, but Manoj did just about enough to win the bout, 2-1.

11 August 2016, 03:20 AM

Manoj Kumar vs Evaldas Petrauskas: Second round also in Manoj's name. 10,10, 9.

11 August 2016, 03:15 AM

Manoj Kumar vs Evaldas Petrauskas: Round one ended with Manoj taking a slight lead. Two of the three judges have given Indian boxer 10s, one going for the Lithuanian.

11 August 2016, 03:12 AM

Manoj Kumar vs Evaldas Petrauskas Men's Light Welter (64kg) bout started.

11 August 2016, 02:55 AM

MEDAL UPDATE: Japan's Mashu Baker wins 90-kg men's judo gold.

11 August 2016, 02:34 AM

11 August 2016, 02:24 AM

Germany rout Fiji 10-0; South Korea beat Mexico 1-0. Germany play Portugal, while Korea meet Honduras in men's football quarters.

11 August 2016, 02:18 AM

New Zealand knocked out of the inaugural Olympic sevens tournament in the quarter-finals Fiji.

11 August 2016, 02:14 AM

Laishram Bombayla takes on Alejandra Valencia of Mexico while Deepika Kumari faces Ya-Ting Tang of Chinese Taipei in women's individual 1/8 eliminations on Thursday.

11 August 2016, 02:08 AM

COMING UP! Manoj Kumar vs Evaldas Petrauskas of Lithuania in Men's Light Welter (64kg).

11 August 2016, 02:03 AM

Deepika Kumari vs Guendalina Sartori: 8, 10, 10 to win the fourth for a 6-2 lead after fourth set. Good going. Through to pre-quarterfinals.

11 August 2016, 02:01 AM

Deepika Kumari vs Guendalina Sartori: 10, 9 and 9 for Deepika to win the third set too (28-26). She leads 4-2.

11 August 2016, 01:59 AM

Deepika Kumari vs Guendalina Sartori:It's 2-2 after Deepika won the second set 29-26.

11 August 2016, 01:58 AM

Deepika Kumari vs Guendalina Sartori: Poor start from Deepika, loses first set 24-27, and trails 0-2.

11 August 2016, 01:56 AM

MEDAL UPDATE: Xiang Yanmei of China recovered from a nasty bang on the head to win women`s 69kg weightlifting gold medal.

11 August 2016, 01:49 AM

MEDAL UPDATE: Jack Laugher and Chris Mears of Great Britain win 3m synchronised diving gold medal.

11 August 2016, 01:47 AM

In between, the Games organisers blamed a drop in alkalinity levels for an uninviting green hue during diving competition.

11 August 2016, 01:44 AM

COMING UP! Deepika Kumari faces Italian Guendalina Sartori in the next round.

11 August 2016, 01:42 AM

Haruka Tachimoto of Japan wins women's under-70kg gold medal.

11 August 2016, 01:37 AM

Deepika Kumari vs Kristine Esebua: This is insane, first four arrows hit the centre. Then, a nine from Kristine, so thus Deepika, for scores of 6-4 in favour of the Indian shooter. Through to next round.

11 August 2016, 01:34 AM

Deepika Kumari vs Kristine Esebua: Third set to the Georgian, 29-27. It's 5-3 to Indian archer, and the final set to decide the winner.

11 August 2016, 01:32 AM

Deepika Kumari vs Kristine Esebua: Brilliant shooting from Deepika, all three in the third set hitting bull's eye for 30-27.

11 August 2016, 01:30 AM

Deepika Kumari vs Kristine Esebua: Early lead for the Indian archer. 27-26; 29-29 for 3-1 set point

11 August 2016, 01:26 AM

Deepika Kumari vs Kristine Esebua in Women's Archery Individual 1/32 Eliminations due to start any moment. But it's raining.

11 August 2016, 01:18 AM

Sania Mirza-Rohan Bopanna vs Sam Stosur-John Peers mixed-doubles tennis match postponed.

11 August 2016, 01:16 AM

Bad weather forces cancelation of all tennis matches, except for 6 clashes, today.

11 August 2016, 00:41 AM

Ryan Lochte beats Michael Phelps in men`s 200m individual medley, but both the Americans qalafied for semis.

11 August 2016, 00:35 AM

Meanwhile, Argentina were knocked out of the men`s football competition after they missed a penalty and scored a stoppage-time equaliser in a 1-1 draw with Honduras that left them third in Group D.

11 August 2016, 00:25 AM

COMING UP! Deepika Kumari against Kristine Esebua of Georgia in Women's Archery Individual 1/32 Eliminations

11 August 2016, 00:13 AM

Fehaid Aldeehani, originally of Kuwait, becomes first Independent athlete to win gold  medal at Rio. He won men's double trap event.

11 August 2016, 00:10 AM

HUMILIATION! Indian women's team lost to Australia 1-6. India's lone goal scored by Anuradha Thockchom.

10 August 2016, 23:23 PM

Weather updater from Rio...

 

10 August 2016, 21:16 PM

10 August 2016, 21:10 PM

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