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Sindhu first Indian woman to win 2 Olympic medals, men’s hockey team in semis

Posted August 2nd, 2021, 10:23 AM IST

Sindhu first Indian woman to win 2 Olympic medals, men’s hockey team in semis

‘It’s Coming Home,’ got an Indian makeover on Sunday. Old world spirit and a new age women’s rising gave it a wholly homespun flavour.
Here’s how. The Indian hockey team, first, which was rekindling long-forgotten Olympic nostalgia by making the semi-finals after nearly half a century, when a major chunk of our current population was not even born. Coming, somewhat fittingly, at the expense of our former imperial masters, Great Britain, the fluent 3-1 victory tells us that India is a win away from reclaiming a corner of the Olympic field that was once our living room, complete with wicker sofa-set, black and white TV behind a crochet cover and medals in the shelf above.
Then, equally significantly, if not more, PV Sindhu was stak ..