#GurjitKaur

Lausanne, Aug 23 (PTI) The Indian men's hockey team drag-flicker Harmanpreet Singh and his female counterpart Gurjit Kaur were on Monday nominated for the FIH Player of the Year awards as the ...

Tokyo, Aug 4 (PTI) The Indian women's hockey team has learnt to bounce back from losses, said chief coach Sjoerd Marijne, adding that the defeat to Argentina in the Olympic semifinal is history ...

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India's Deep Grace Ekka, left, and Argentina's Maria Victoria Granatto, right, battle for the ball during a women's field hockey semi-final match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan.AP/PTI(AP08_04_2021_000246B)

  • World no. 2 Argentina won the game 2-1 to advance to the finals
  • Team India's medal hopes are still alive
  • They will now face Great Britain in the bronze medal playoff on Friday

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The Indian women's team in action at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • India will now face Great Britain in the bronze medal playoff
  • Argentina will play the Netherlands in the final on Friday
  • India's best performance in the Olympics came way back in the 1980 Moscow Games where they finished fourth

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Gurjit Kaur was born in Maidi Kalan village in Punjab's Amritsar. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Gurjit Kaur scored India's goal in the 1-0 win over Australia on Monday
  • Gurjit's moment of fame came in the 2017 Asia Cup, in which India emerged champions
  • She was the third-highest goal-scorer at the 2018 Hockey World Cup in London

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India's players celebrate after scoring a goal during women's field hockey quarterfinal match against Australia. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • India beat Australia, three-time world champions, 1-0 on Monday
  • The solitary goal in the match was scored by Gurjit Kaur
  • The side would aim for more glory when they take on Argentina in the semifinal on Wednesday

Tokyo, Aug 3 (PTI) A historic feat already achieved, a rampaging Indian women's hockey team would aim for more glory when it takes on mighty but beatable Argentina in the semifinals of the ...

Tokyo, Aug 2 (PTI) They seemed courage and tenacity personified as India's women hockey players stunned three-time champions Australia to enter their maiden Olympic semifinals, while debutant ...

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Indian players celebrate their victory against Australia during women's field hockey quarterfinal match at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Tokyo. (PTI Photo)

  • India defeated Australia 1-0 to secure a maiden Olymoic semi-final berth
  • Gurjit Kaur scored the only goal, converting from a penalty corner in the 22nd minute
  • India’s previous best finish at an Olympics came at the 1980 Moscow Games, where they finished 4th out of 6 teams

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  • India defeated Australia 1-0 to reach women’s hockey semi-finals at Tokyo Olympics
  • Vidya Malvade, who  played the goalie-captain in Shah Rukh Khan-starrer 'Chak De! India', is overjoyed with the news
  • Wishing India good luck for the semi-finals, Malvade says it’s real pride for all of us as Indians