Rio 2016, Day 4: Michael Phelps clinches record 21st gold; India's wait for first medal continues

Men's hockey team beat Argentina 2-1 in Pool B match, but Heena Sidhu fails as Indian shooters continue to disappoint.

Rio 2016, Day 4: Michael Phelps clinches record 21st gold; India's wait for first medal continues

New Delhi: On Day 4 of Rio Olympics, Michael Phelps continued his incredible run as he bagged his 21st Gold at the Olympics. 

8:22 IST: MEDAL UPDATE! Then another one for Michael Phelps. His 21st career gold medal after winning men's 4x200m freestyle with US team.

8:12 IST: Here's the updated medal tally.

8:05 IST: MEDAL UPDATE! And 3rd gold medal for Hungarian Katinka Hosszu. She wins women's 200m medley

7:30 IST: Unconfirmed reports of an attack with guns on bus carrying journalists!

7:10 IST: MEDAL UPDATE! Katie Ledecky wins women's 200m freestyle to clinch 2nd gold at Rio.

7:05 IST: MEDAL UPDATE! 20th Gold Medla for Michael Phelps. The American great wins men`s 200m butterfly.

5:50 IST: MEDAL UPDATE! China's Shi Zhiyong wins gold medal in men`s 69kg on weightlifting.

4:40 IST: SHOCKED! Defending gold medalist Serena Williams of USA knocked out by Ukrainian Elina Svitolina.

3:15 IST: Two-time world champions Germany, Australia into women`s football quarter-finals

3:10 IST: BREAKING! Vikas Krishan through to the pre-quarterfinals of men's 75kg middleweight boxing after beating America's Charless Conwell.

Real Madrid win UEFA Super Cup; beat 10-man La Liga rivals Sevilla 3-2 in ET.

2:50 IST: MEDAL UPDATE! Gold medal to US after winning Women's Team Final in Artistic Gymnastics.

UEFA Super Cup: Daniel Carvajal strikes from inside the box in 119th minute. Real Madrid 3-2 Sevilla.

2:32 IST: MEDAL UPDATE! Russia`s Khasan Khalmurzaev wins men`s 81kg judo gold medal; South Korea's Sangyoung Park wins men's epee individual gold.

2:30 IST: COMING UP! Vikas Krishan in action in men's middleweight boxing.

UEFA Super Cup: Sergio Ramos late header forces ET.

2:05 IST: Olympic Council of Ireland has pulled out boxer Michael O'Reilly after failed dope test.

2:00 IST: MEDAL UPDATE! A little while ago, China's Deng Wei broke world record and won gold in women's 63kg weightlifting.

1:58 IST: MEDAL UPDATE! First for Slovenia. Tina Trstenjak wins women's 63kg gold medal.

UEFA Super Cup: Yevhen Konoplyanka converts from the spot at 72nd minute; Sevilla lead 2-1 against Real Madrid.

1:35 IST: MEDAL UPDATE!  China continue diving domination. Chen Ruolin and Liu Huixia win women`s 10m synchronised diving gold medal. Chen now equals Wu Minxia's five gold Olympic gold medal.

1:25 IST: Tennis mixed doubles draw announced; fourth seeds Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna to play Australian duo of Samantha Stosur and John Peers in the first round.

Elsewhere, Franco Vazquez scores Valencia's equaliser against Real Madrid in UEFA Super Cup. 1-1 after 42 minutes.

12:51 IST: MEDAL UPDATE:  Greece shooter Anna Korakaki beats Monika Karsch of Germany to win Women's 25m pistol gold medal.

12:47 IST: Former champion Rafael Nadal of Spain beats Italian Andreas Seppi 6-3, 6-3 to move into the third round in men's singles competition.

12:40 IST: Vikas Krishan will be in action tonight in men's 64kg boxing.

12:35 IST: Michael Phelps and his bid for Olympic gold medal numbers 20 and 21. The American great will be in the finals of 200m butterfly final and 4x200m freestyle relay.

12:30 IST: MEDAL UPDATE:  French slalom canoer Denis Gargaud Chanut wins Men's canoe single (C1)

12:25 IST: Here are today's big results so far:

Hockey: Manipuris Kothajit Khadangbam and Chinglensana Kangujam scored as India survived Argentina scare, to win 2-1 in their Pool B match.

Table Tennis: Reigning Olympic champion Li Xiaoxia in women's singles semis; but second seed Tianwei Feng of Singapore was beaten 14-12 11-8 11-7 11-7 by Japan`s Ai Fukuhara.

Rugby: Franch beat Australia in men's Rugby Sevens. an be counted as a shock result. And Japan too shock New Zealand. Kiwi great Sonny Bill out of Olympics with Achilles rupture.

Equestrian: France won the team eventing gold ahead of defending champions Germany. Australia claimed bronze, despite knocking down rails. Also, Germany won their first gold medal as Michael Jung captured individual jumping.

Tennis: Defending champion Andy Murray defeated Juan Monaco of Argentina in men's singles second round; but Spain's David Ferrer was knocked out by Russia`s Evgeny Donskoy.

12:05 IST: Spain's French Open champion Garbine Muguruza knocked out women's singles tennis competition by Monica Puig of Puerto Rico

22:15 IST: BoxingVikas Krishan will take on Charles Conwell (USA) at 02:45 AM (August 10)

21:12 IST: Archer Atanu Das beat Adrian Puentes to enter the pre-quarters. HUGE!

20:56 IST: That's it! India hold on against Argentina to win 2-1 in men's hockey.

20: 53 IST: Heena Sidhu fails to qualify for women's 25m pistol semi-finals

20:43 IST: Argentina fight back with a penalty corner conversion. India lead 2-1.

20:26 IST: Archery - Atanu Das to play his next Men's Individual R32 round at 20:58 IST

20:20 IST: GOAL! Kothajit Singh scores to put India 2-0 against Argentina in men's hockey

20:16 IST: GOOD NEWS! Archer Atanu Das is through to R32 of Individual round 

20:13 IST: Meanwhile in Archery, Atanu Das has won the first two sets against Jitbahadur Muktan of Nepal in the Men's Individual round of 64

19:50 IST: End of the first quarter - India 1-0 Argentina

19:48 IST: Men's hockey - India 1-0 up against Argentina thanks to penalty corner conversion by Chinglensana Singh.

18:15 IST: Heena is 15th in 25m pistol qualifying precision round. The rapid round is next.

18:12 IST: Heena Sidhu shoots a disappointing 286 in 1st 3 series of Precision. Now at 15th out of 20.

18:05 IST: Heena Sidhu ends with a score of 199 in the third series of the Precision round and is at 19th place. Poor show from yet another medal hopeful.

Bit of insight

17:59 IST: Heena at 16th spot with 190 points (95 in each series) after 2 Series of Precision 

17:47 IST: After the end of series 1m Hina Sidhu is at 15th place

17:43 IST: Rower Dattu Bhokanal finished fourth with timing of 6:59.89 in men's single sculls event in quarter-final 4. Top three qualify for the semi-finals. That's it. His Rio dream has ended.

17:39 IST: Heena Sidhu scores 46 in Series 1 of the Women's 25m pistol shooting qualification. She is 19th.

17:37 IST:  Dattu Bhokanal drops to 4th spot at the 1000m mark

17:27 IST: Heena Sidhu too is in action today in the Women's 25 m pistol, which is about to commence shortly.

17:16 IST: Dattu Bhokanal's singles sculls quarterfinal is about to begin shortly.

16:58 IST: Dattu Bhokanal will be in action in Men's Single Sculls quarterfinals at 5pm (IST). In a disappointing campaign so far, he has been a bright star.

Here are the Indian events lined up for the day:

Rowing: India's Dattu Baban Bhokanal will be in action in the quarter-finals of the men's single sculls after finishing third in his qualifying round of the Rio Olympics on August 6.

Time: 05:00 pm onwards

Shooting: Heena Sidhu, the sole pistol shooter in the Indian contingent, will now try to make amends in the 25 m pistol event.

Time: 05:30 pm onwards

Hockey: Indian men's hockey team will be up against Argentina in their third match of the event. Time: 07:30 pm onwards

Archery: Atanu Das will participate in men's individual eliminations round.

Time: 08:00 pm onwards

Boxing: India's Vikas Krishan will be up against USA boxer Charles Conwell in 75kg middleweight category.

Time: 02:45 am (August 10)

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