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India had another successful day at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on Friday with PV Sindhu and Lovlina Borgohain doing the star turn. PV Sindhu, Pooja Rani, Amit Panghal and Atanu Das headline a blockbuster Saturday, July 31. We've highlighted every Indian athlete in action right here, any events with [Medal event] next to them means that there will be a medal match on the same day for that particular event. Those and other knockout events are in bold. For your ease of perusal, we've ordered it by start time.

Friday's recap | Key dates | Athletes | Medal tracker | Full schedule | Latest results


4:00 AM -- GOLF: Men's individual stroke play round 2 and 3 -- Anirban Lahiri and Udayan S Mane in action.

06.00 AM -- ATHLETICS: Women's discus throw qualification - Seema Punia and Kamalpreet Kaur

07.18 AM -- ARCHERY [MEDAL EVENT]: Men's individual round of 16 - Atanu Das vs. Takaharu Furukawa (Japan). The later rounds will follow through the day depending on progress.

07. 30 AM -- BOXING: Men's flyweight round-of-16 - Amit Panghal vs. Yuberjen Martinez (Colombia)

08.30 AM - Shooting [MEDAL EVENT]: Women's 50m rifle 3 positions qualifications - Former wold champion Tejaswini Sawant and Anjum Moudgil will look to win India's first shooting medal in Tokyo. Final at 12:30 pm. You can read more about the qualification rules and points systems here

08.35 AM -- SAILING: Men's skiff 49er race 10 - KC Ganapathy and Varun Thakkar

08.45 AM -- HOCKEY: Women's pool -- India vs. South Africa. India will go through if they beat South Africa and Ireland lose to Great Britain. If both India and Ireland win, the team with the better goal difference goes through. Ireland are currently ahead of India on that count by three goals.

03.20 PM -- BADMINTON: Women's Singles semifinals - PV Sindhu vs. Tai Tzu Ying

03.36 PM -- BOXING: Women's middleweight quarterfinal - Pooja Rani vs. Li Qian (China) [winner is assured a medal]

03.40 PM -- ATHLETICS: Men's long jump qualification - M Sreeshankar