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7:52 a.m. ET ESPN Staff Indian Vinod Kumar won bronze in the men’s F-51/52 discus throw at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, setting an Asian record of 19.91m on Sunday. However, its result was contested by other competitors, who objected to Vinod’s classification in the F52 category. The reasons for the protest are unclear as …

welcome to Sports starLIVE coverage of Indian athletes in action and all major events on Day 5 of the Tokyo Paralympic Games. HOW INDIA IS DOING TODAY: Table tennis: Bhavinaben Patel won silver after losing in the final to China’s Zhou Ying in category 4 in women’s singles. She is the first Indian table tennis …

SOCCER MANCHESTER, England (AP) – Cristiano Ronaldo returns to Manchester United. The English club announced on Friday that they had reached an agreement with Juventus for the transfer of the 36-year-old Portuguese striker, subject to an agreement on personal conditions, a visa and a medical examination. Ronaldo, five-time World Player of the Year, told Juventus …

As Bhavina Patel prepared to leave for the airport to board her flight from Ahmedabad to Delhi to Tokyo, her longtime trainer, Lalan Doshi, told her: “iss bar kuch alag hone wala hai (some something different will happen this time). “ Singles success at major international events had largely escaped the 34-year-old table tennis player …

~~ ~ Afghanistan war veteran Brad Snyder fulfilled his desire to take on new challenges by winning the gold medal on his paratriathlon debut at the Tokyo Paralympic Games on Saturday August 28. Snyder, a retired US Navy Explosive Ordnance Disposal officer, was blinded after stepping on an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan in September …

Taiwanese table tennis player Tien Shiau-wen yesterday won the first national medal at the Tokyo Paralympic Games: a bronze medal in the women’s class 10 singles event. The 21-year-old first-time Paralympic started the day with a 3-1 victory over Turkey’s Merve Cansu Demir in the quarter-finals. In the semifinals, she met the bronze medalist at …

Tokyo: Paddler Bhavina Patel enters the final match of the women’s singles class 4 at the Tokyo 2021 Paralympic Games in Tokyo on Saturday, August 28, 2021 (Photo PTI) New Delhi, August 28 (PTI): Bhavinaben Patel made history on Saturday, becoming the first Indian to make the final of a table tennis event at the …

Australia won a rare silver medal in Paralympic table tennis thanks to a one-armed champion who lost his limb in a bear attack at a Chinese zoo. Australia won a rare silver medal in Paralympic table tennis thanks to a naturalized Chinese one-armed champion who lost his upper limb under strange circumstances. Ma Lin became …

Australia won five more medals in the pool, as well as track and field and table tennis equipment in a successful night at the Tokyo Paralympics. In swimming, Rowan Crothers, Ahmed Kelly and the S14 4x100m mixed relay team took silver, while Matt Levy and Grant Patterson took bronze. On the track, Evan O’Hanlon added …

A robot with advanced features was at hand when longtime trainer “Lallan ji” (Lalan Doshi) was not. But a Paralympic medal (could be gold) probably would have gone a long way without the initial interest of Bhavinaben Patel giving way to passion, and passion giving way to obsession with table tennis. Diagnosed with polio at …