Hello and welcome to our coverage as we take you through action on Day 8 of the Rio Olympics 2016. We will bring you all live updates as one of the highlights of the day will be India taking on Argentina in women’s hockey. There will also be action in golf, shooting, rowing, athletics and badminton. Watch out for Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa in Group A encounter in doubles. Catch: 2016 Rio Olympics India Schedule, 13th Aug, Day 8
They have had a disappointing run thus far, much like the women’s hockey team. Both will like to put things in place and get going to get back some much needed pride. India have been warming up to the Games without getting to the sort of start that they could have hoped for or planned. Meanwhile, there is a lot of exciting international action too. ALSO READ: Rio Olympics 2016 India: Schedule, Fixtures of Events in IST
You can catch fencing, polo, handball and volleyball. There will be the men’s 100 m prelims which will be ready to put the Olympics in spotlight like no tomorrow. Men’s discus throw will have its medal decided which will be ready to set the pulses racing as far as track and field action is concerned. ALSO READ: Rio Olympics 2016: Full list of India’s 120 athletes who qualified this year’s for Rio Olympics
Men’s singles and women’s doubles in tennis will have their medal matches too provided the weather is kind. So you see there is plenty lined up and you can catch all the action with us. The Olympics have been slightly lukewarm thus far but be ready to get going as a sports fan as week two is when things really start happening.