Rio 2016, Day 6: Swimming legend Michael Phelps wins individual 200m medley, bags 22nd gold

Phelps was star of the show yet again.

Last Updated: Aug 12, 2016, 09:25 AM IST
Rio 2016, Day 6: Swimming legend Michael Phelps wins individual 200m medley, bags 22nd gold

Rio De Janeiro: Live score and live updates from Day 6 of the Rio Olympics 2016. 

07:45 IST: Michael Phelps clinches 22nd gold medal in 200m individual medley win.

07:16 IST: Update from men's badminton event

05:33 IST: That's it. At FT it's India 0-3 USA.

05:15 IST: India 0-2 USA

04:50 IST: Women' hockey update

03:59 AM IST: Next for Sania-Rohan are Britain's Andy Murray and Heather Watson

03:45 AM IST: Sania Mirza-Rohan Bopanna progressed in the mixed doubles with a straight sets win over Australia's Sam Stosur-John Peers.

03:07 AM IST: Sania Mirza-Rohan Bopanna won the first set 7-5 against Sam Stosur-John Peers in mixed doubles first round

02:45 AM IST: Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna are in action at the moment in round 1 of the mixed doubles.

02:03 AM IST: ​​

12: 46 AM IST: Sania Mirza/Rohan Bopanna in mixed doubles later tonight, Indian women’s hockey team at 4:00 AM IST while K Srikanth to start off at 5:30 AM IST in single's badminton

12:26 AM IST: India could be up against Spain in the QF in the men's hockey

12:19 AM IST: Andy Murray survives hiccup to beat Fabio Fognini. 6-1 2-6 6-3. He's into the last eight at Rio Olympics.

11:52 PM IST: Indian men's hockey team qualify for quarter finals, Argentina drew Germany 4-4.

11:20 PM IST: Slovakia's Ladislav Skantar & Peter Skantar win gold in Canoe Double (C2) Men

11:10 PM IST: Michael Phelps finishes second in heat 6 of the men’s 100m butterfly with a time of 51.60. Another gold for the legend?

11:00 PM IST: Sania/Bopanna's mixed doubles match not likely to start before 1:30 AM IST (Friday) tonight.

10:55 PM IST: Meanwhile, USA’s Katie Ledecky sets a new Olympic record in Women's 800m Freestyle swimming - 8:12.86

10:30 PM IST: Next up are Mixed double's pair of Rohan Bopanna and Sania Mirza, who play Australia's S. Stosur and J. Peers at 12:00 midnight

10:05 PM IST: Meanwhile, Spain's Rafael Nadal defeats Gilles Simon of France 7-6(5), 6-3 to move into the quarters!

​​09:40 PM IST: London Games bronze medallist, Saina Nehwal next plays Ukraine's Marija Ulitina on 14 Aug.

​​09:38 PM IST: Saina Nehwal beats Brazil's Lohaynny Vicente 21-17, 21-17 in her first Group G game.

09:32 PM IST: BRAVO! Shuttlers continue to shine in singles event. After PV Sindhu, Saina Nehwal is through to the next round too.

​​​​​​09:29 PM IST: Saina Nehwal in 17-13 lead against Lohaynny Vicente of Brazil in second game.

​​​​09:22 PM IST: Saina goes into the break in the second game leaing 11-5. Terrific stuff from the Indian shuttler!

​​09:20 PM IST: Saina takes an early lead in the second game over Brazilian Vicente. The Indian is 7-5 up

09:14 PM IST: Saina changes gear in a sudden surge and finishes the game 21-17.

​​​​​​​09:08 PM IST: Saina Nehwal vs Lohaynny Vicente of Brazil: 14-14 in 1st game

​​​​​09:04 PM IST: Saina with a slender lead at the break. She goes into it at 11-10.

​​​09:00 PM IST: Saina Nehwal leading 7-4 in the first game vs Lohaynny Vicente of Brazil.

​​08:54 PM IST: Saina Nehwal's Group G match vs Lohaynny Vicente of underway - IND vs BRA

08:51 PM IST: Meanwhile, Rio organising committee have threatened to cancel Sports Minister Vijay Goel's accreditation: Reports

08:39 PM IST: India still have boxers Manoj Kumar and Vikas Krishnan left in the Olympics.

08:19 PM IST: Shiva Thapa loses to defending champion R Carrazana in 3 rounds in bantam weight category.

08:15 PM IST: Shiva Thapa loses second round 26-30 to R Carrazana of Cuba. The Indian needs to go all out to win this bout!

08:10 PM IST: The Cuban boxer is a genuine star of the amateur boxing world winning gold in the 2012 Olympics. Shiva Thapa loses first round 10-9.

08:07 PM IST: Boxer Shiva Thapa begins action against opponent from Cuba

​​08:04 PM IST: Badminton- 9th seed Sindhu beat Laura Sarosi of Hungary 21-8, 21-9 in her 1st match of Group M 

08:00 PM IST: Where is it going to end? Men in blue continue getting penalty corners, NED finally save to win the match.

07:57 PM IST: Third consecutive PC for India. Fingers crossed!

07:56 PM IST: Another PC but Netherlands take referral, but no success for the Dutch.

07:55 PM IST: Dramatic! India get penalty corner against Netherlands with seconds to go in the game.

07:54 PM IST: Indian team takes referral in dying seconds of the game

07:49 PM IST: PV Sindhu bags the first set 21-8. Dominant performance from the star shuttler. 

07:46 PM IST: Indian men living dangerously! Netherlands with another penalty corner, and they score this time. It's 2-1 now!

07:43 PM IST: Netherlands with another PC, and one more, but India survive.

07:40 PM IST: PV Sindhu has a 5-1 lead in her singles badminton tie.

07:37 PM IST: Excellent save from Sreejesh to deny Netherlands another goal from PC.

07:35 PM IST: India playing with just 9 players on -field right now​​. Can they keep Netherlands at bay?

07:33 PM IST: The score stands India 1-1 Netherlands at the end of Quarter 3. 

​​07:29 PM IST: India's SV Sunil gets yellow card! Will be out of the match for 10 mins.

07:24 PM IST: GOAL! Drag-flicker Raghunath scores from the 2nd consecutive penalty corner. India have now equalized the score.

07:22 PM IST: India somehow fumble in front of the Netherlands goal and fail to score a goal. Now awarded a penalty corner.

07:18 PM IST: Netherlands score from a penalty corner to take a 1-0 lead over India. Can they fight back?

07:03 PM IST: End of Q2 in men's hockey. Both India and Netherlands still striving for the opening goal of the match.

07:00 PM IST: Badminton - B Sumeeth Reddy-Manu Attri lose their first Group D match 18-21, 13-21 to M Ahsan-H Setiawan

06:53 PM IST: Manu Attri-Sumeeth Reddy struggling in the second set, trail by 11-6

06:52 PM IST: Netherlands with two dangerous attacks on India but fail to convert any of them - Hockey

06:50 PM IST: Men's doubles badminton: The second game begins and the Indonesians have already taken a 4-2 lead over Attri/Reddy

06:48 PM IST: PV Sindhu's Group M match against Laura Sarosi of Hungary is delayed.

06:46 PM IST: End of Q1 in men's hockey encounter between India and Netherlands. Score stands goal-less.

​​06:45 PM IST: India's Manu Attri-Sumeeth Reddy lose first set 21-18 to Indonesian pair in Men's Doubles Badminton.

06:40 PM IST: Both India​​ and Netherlands not taking any risks in the first quarter, just 5 mins left.

06:37 PM IST: Attri/Reddy trail 11-13 to the Indonesian duo in the first game.

06:33 PM IST: Poor start for Manu Attri-Sumeeth Reddy who trail 7-4 in the first game of men's doubles badminton.

06:29 PM IST: National Anthems underway! India will be guaranteed a place in quarter finals with a win over Netherlands, who are undefeated in the group so far.

06:26 PM IST: After a long delay, Manu Attri-Sumeeth Reddy to begin their men's badminton doubles match

06:22 PM IST: India's Men's hockey team in action against Netherlands at 6:30 PM IST​​​

06:12 PM IST: Atanu Das the only archer left in the contention now; would be in action tomorrow in Pre-QF.

06:10 PM IST: India's doubles badminton match featuring B Sumeeth Reddy-Manu Attri Group D match gets delayed.

06:05 PM IST:  End of  India's Bombayla Devi knocked out in Pre-QF by World No. 18 Valencia of Mexico

​​​​06:02 PM IST: Bombayla Devi loses the 3rd set 27-28; Trailing 2-4 now.

​​06:00 PM IST: Bombayla Devi's bounces back to win second set against Mexican Alejandra Valencia.

​​​​05:58 PM IST: Bombayla Devi's Round of 16 match against Alejandra Valencia of Mexico underway, the Indian archer loses first set.

​​05:54 PM IST: Bombayla Devi in action against World No. 18 Valencia Alejandra of Mexico in Rd of 16 very soon.

05:50 PM IST: Manu Attri-Sumeeth Reddy will be in action soon in the Men's Doubles Badminton at Rio Olympics.

​​​​​​05:37 PM IST: Deepika Kumar out! Loses 6-0 to Chinese Taipei's Tan Ya-ting, who enters quarter finals.

​​​​05:35 PM IST: Deepika Kumari loses first set two sets 27-28 | 29-26 vs Tan Ya-ting of Chinese Taipei

​​05:33 PM IST: Deepika Kumari loses first set 27-28 vs Tan Ya-ting of Chinese Taipei in Round of 16 clash.

05:31 PM IST: Update from Golf! Anirban Lahiri will tee of at 5.44 PM IST.

​​05:29 PM IST: Attri/Reddy will play the Indonesian pair of Mohammad Ahsan and Hendra Setiawan.

05:24 PM IST: Manu Attri and Sumeeth B Reddy up next in the men's doubles segment for India at 5:30 PM IST

​​05:19 PM IST: Jwala Gutta/Ashwini Ponappa to take on World No. 11 Dutch pair Muskens / Piek tomorrow in the second Group A encounter.

05:13 PM IST: India's Jwala-Ashwini lose their opening group match 15-21, 10-21 to top-seeded Japanese duo.

​05:10 PM IST: Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponappa are in trouble as they trail second game 9-17.

​05:04 PM IST: Jwala/Ashwini trailing 5-10 in 2nd game after losing the 1st game 15-21

04:57 PM IST: India's Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponappa lose first game 21-15 to Japanese pair.

​​04:54 PM IST: Jwala Gutta-Ashwini Ponappa are trailing 15-18 in the first game.

​​04:49 PM IST: Japanese girls constantly maintaining a 2-3 point lead in the first game. Score stands IND 13-16 JPN

​​04:45 PM IST: Jwala Gutta - Ashwini Ponappa trail Matsutomo Misaki-Takahashi Ayaka

04:35 PM IST: Next up for India at is badminton, when Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa will be in action in Women's doubles at 4:30 PM IST.

04:28 PM IST: Golf was in the Olympics in 1904 and has now finally been reinstated as an Olympic sport. Brazilian Adison da Silva kicked off the return today.

04:15 PM IST: Round One of Men's Individual Golf event is underway at Rio Olympics India's Anirban Lahiri, Shiv Chawrasia in action NOW!


There are huge expectations from Saina, who has been one of the best shuttlers in the world lately. She won a bronze medal in London Olympics and it remains to be seen whether she can get to a winning start today.

Women's doubles pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa will be in action as well along with Kidambi Srikanth, who will be one of the Indian shuttlers to watch out for this year.

Here are the other events lined up for the day:


GOLF: Anirban Lahiri and Shiv Chawrasia in Men's individual round.

TIME: 4:00 PM IST

BADMINTON: Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa vs Matsutomo Misaki and Takahashi Ayaka in women's doubles Group A.

TIME: 4:30 PM IST

BADMINTON: B Sumeeth Reddy and Manu Attri vs H Setiawan and M Ahsan of Indonesia in men's doubles Group D.

TIME: 5:30 PM IST

ARCHERY, Women's pre-quarters: Deepika Kumari vs Ya-Ting Yang of Chinese Taipei. Laishram Bombayla vs Alejandra Valencia.

TIME: 5:30 PM ONWARDS

HOCKEY: India men's vs Netherlands in men's competition, Group B.

TIME: 6:30 PM IST

BADMINTON: PV Sindhu vs Hungary's Laura Sarosi in women's singles Group M

TIME: 6:40 PM IST

BADMINTON: Saina Nehwal vs Brazil's Lohaynny Vicente in women's singles Group G

TIME 7:50 PM IST

BOXING: Shiv Thapa vs Robeisy Ramirez Carrazana in Men's bantamweight (56 kg) round of 32.

TIME: 8:00 PM IST

HOCKEY: India women's vs Netherlands in men's competition, Group B.

TIME: 6:30 PM IST (Aug 12)

BADMINTON: Srikanth Kidambi vs Lino Munoz of Mexico in men's singles, Group H.

TIME: 5:35 AM IST (Friday)

On Day 5, while Indian archers Bombayla Devi and Deepika Kumari advanced to the pre-quarters, Indian women's hokcey team were crushed 6-1 by Australia.