#VandanaKataria

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Vandana Kataria (middle) celebrates after scoring a goal against South Africa last week. (Photo credit: PTI/File)

  • Vandana kataria's family in Haridwar faced casteist slurs from two men 
  • "They burst crackers, danced in mock celebration and hurled caste abuses," her brother said
  • One man has been arrested and cases filed under SC/ST Act against the two 

.Tokyo, Japan
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

.Tokyo, Japan
Indian players celebrate their victory against Australia in the quarterfinal at the 2020 Summer Olympics, in Tokyo. (PTI Photo)

  • India beat Australia 1-0 to on Monday reach a maiden Olympic semi-final
  • Drag-flicker Gurjit Kaur converted India’s lone penalty corner in the 22nd minute
  • India started the tournament with three consecutive defeats in the group stage

.Tokyo, Japan
India's hockey player Monica vies for the ball with an Australian player during women's field hockey quarterfinal match. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Drag-flicker Gurjit Kaur scored the solitary goal in the match
  • This is the first time in Olympic history that the Indian women's hockey team has made it to the semifinal
  • India will now face Argentina now in the semifinal on Wednesday

.Tokyo, Japan
Indian women's hockey team defeated South Africa in their last pool game. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Rani Rampal and co became India's first women's hockey team to reach Olympic quarters in 40 years
  • India finished their Pool A proceedings in fourth place
  • India defeated South Africa 4-3

Tokyo, Jul 31 (PTI) The Indian women's hockey team qualified for the Olympic quarterfinals for the first time in the history of the Games after it beat South Africa 4-3 and later defending ...

.Tokyo, Japan
Vandana Kataria became the first Indian woman hockey player to score a hat-trick in the Olympics. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • India finished pool A in the fourth place with six points
  • This is the first time in 41 years that the Indian women's team has qualified for the quarterfinals
  • They will now face pool B toppers Australia in the quarterfinal on Monday