Asian Games

  • Asian Games 2014: Park against Sun set to light up pool, South Korea top table 1 hour 17 minutes ago

    South Korean sharpshooters snatched two early golds to put the hosts top of the Asian Games medals table on Sunday, but the highlight of the second day's action will come later in the pool when China's Sun Yang takes on local hero Park Tae-hwan in the 200 metres freestyle final. Sun,...
  • Asian Games 2014: Jitu Rai finishes 5th in 10m Air Pistol Final 1 hour 8 minutes ago

    After winning gold in 50m Air Pistol on Saturday, Jitu Rai failed to complete a double finishing fifth in the 10m Air Pistol Final. ...
  • In pics: Asian Games 2014, Day 2 2 hours 32 minutes ago

    After winning gold in 50m Air Pistol on Saturday, Jitu Rai failed to complete a double finishing 5th in the 10m Air Pistol Final. (AP)
Otgonbat Purevdorj of Mongolia competes in the vault of the men's qualification and team final at the Namdong Gymnasium in Incheon. (Getty Images)Joseph Isaac Schooling of Singapore competes in heat one of the Men's 200m Butterfly during day two of the 2014 Asian Games.(Getty Images)
  • Asian Games 2014: India blank Nepal 3-0 in men's tennis to reach quarter-finals 2 hours 32 minutes ago

    Incheon: India blanked Nepal 3-0 to sail into the quarter-finals of men's tennis team event in the 17th Asian Games here on Sunday. Yuki Bhambri did not drop a game en route to a crushing straight sets 6-0, 6-0 win over Jeetendra Pariyar to seal the issue in India's favour, after...
  • At Asian Games, rivalries not always about sports 3 hours 3 minutes ago

    On the one hand, you have China and India, which account for about a quarter of the world's population. On the other, the Maldives, population 345,000. There's Bhutan, which has been described as the happiest place on Earth, and Syria, which certainly isn't. And for good measure, why not throw...
  • Asian Games gold earns shooter Jitu Rai Rs. 50 lakh award 4 hours 12 minutes ago

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav announced a cash award of Rs. 50 lakh for ace shooter Jitu Rai, who won a gold medal at the ongoing Incheon Asian Games on Saturday. A government spokesman said that the chief minister was happy that world No. 5 Rai, who was from...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian men shoot bronze in 10m air pistol 4 hours 41 minutes ago

    Incheon: Indian men settled for a bronze medal after narrowly missing the silver in the 10m air pistol event at the Ongnyeon shooting range, continuing their good run in the 17th Asian Games, here on Sunday. India's latest shooting star Jitu Rai entered the eight-man final as the second best...
  • Asian Games 2014: India begin Day 2 with shooting bronze 2 hours 33 minutes ago

    India's shooting contingent continued to spearhead India's medal hunt on day two of the Incheon Asian Games, with the team of Jitu Rai, Samresh Jung and Prakash Nanjappa combining to win a bronze medal in Men's 10m Air Pistol Team event. India finished behind hosts South Korea and China to claim...
  • Asian Games Day 2 Live: Dipika, Saurav assure India squash medals 14 minutes ago

    (For live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) INDIA RESULTS SO FAR ON DAY 2: SHOOTING: India win bronze medal in 10m Air Pistol Team event. SHOOTING: Jitu Rai finishes 5th in the Men's 10m Air Pistol Final. SHOOTING: India finish 6th in Men's Trap Team Final. ROWING: Swarn Singh finishes 2nd...
  • Go for Glory: Amazing run for Jitu Rai in one year, says Ronjan Sodhi 14 hours 9 minutes ago

    On day one at the Asiad, India started on a positive note as shooters Jitu Rai and Shweta Chaudhry bagged gold and bronze medals respectively. ...
  • Asian Games 2014: North Korean weightlifter Om Yun Chol sets world record 16 hours 47 minutes ago

    Om Yun Chol might be one of the smallest men competing at the Asian Games but he is also one of the strongest - able to lift more than three times his own bodyweight. Only a handful of men have ever achieved the superhuman feat - putting the diminutive North Korean...
  • Asian Games Day 1 Analysis: Gold on first day lifts Indian spirits 17 hours 27 minutes ago

    After a smart march-past the previous day, India opened country's quest for medals thorough Shweta Chaudhry in the 10m Air Pistol event. But the day belonged to Jitu Rai, the first to win India a gold medal at Incheon. Jitu, who is the world number one in 10m Air Pistol...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian men's basketball team off to winning a start 21 hours 21 minutes ago

    Incheon: Indian men's basketball team started its Asian Games campaign on a resounding note, thrashing a lowly Palestine 89-49 in the opening Group B encounter at the Hwaseong Sports Complex Gymnasium on Saturday. India dominated Palestine in all the four quarters with Amjyot Singh turning out to be the highest scorer...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian men struggle past Hong Kong in Volleyball 21 hours 36 minutes ago

    Incheon: Indian spikers were given a tough time by an unfancied Hong Kong before they prevailed 3-1 in the opening group league game of the men's volleyball event at the 17th Asian Games on Saturday. India won by 23-25, 25-18, 25-16, 25-21 against a spirited Hong Kong side which is atleast...
  • India assured of maiden women's singles medal in Asiad squash 22 hours 18 minutes ago

    Incheon: India is assured of its first ever women's singles medal in the Asian Games after top players Dipika Pallikal and Joshana Chinappa won their respective openers on Saturday and set up an exciting contest in the quarter-finals. World No.21 Chinappa blanked 183rd ranked South Korea Song Sunmi 11-9, 11-7, 11-7...
  • Asian Games football: Indian women face Thailand in crunch tie 23 hours 12 minutes ago

    Incheon: Smarting from their humiliating 0-10 loss to hosts South Korea, India women's football team head coach Tarun Roy admitted they need to regroup quickly before their crucial last Group A match against Thailand in the 17th Asian Games here Sunday. India have three points after two matches and will have...
  • Asian Games hockey: India in for some shooting practice against Sri Lanka 23 hours 39 minutes ago

    The 2014 Asian Games, officially known as the XVII Asiad, will host India's first game in the men's hockey competition on Sunday, and against minnows Sri Lanka, India should be in for some shooting practice 1:30 pm IST onwards. Sri Lanka, ranked 40th in the World against India's 9th, will...
  • Asian Games 2014: Kalpana Devi misses bronze as Indian judokas disappoint 3 hours 34 minutes ago

    Incheon: Judoka Thoudam Kalpana Devi missed out on a bronze after losing her repechage bout against Kazakhstan's Lenariya Mingazova in the 52 kg category as it was a disappointing day for the Indian team on the mat at the 18th Asian Games here on Saturday. After a high at the Commonwealth...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian men's badminton team knocked out Yesterday

    Incheon: The Indian men's badminton team lost to South Korea 0-3 in the pre-quarterfinals of the 17th Asian Games at the Gyeyang Gymnasium here on Saturday. Doubles pair of B. Sumeeth Reddy-Manu Attri, Kidambi Srikanth and recently-crowned Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap, all lost their matches against the host nation. Srikanth, up...
  • Asian Games hockey: Sardar and Co eye big win over Sri Lanka in opener Yesterday

    Incheon: Eyes firmly set on the gold medal, which has eluded them for the past 16 years, the Indian men's hockey team would look to open its Asian Games campaign with a big win against minnows Sri Lanka in a Pool B match at the Seonhak Hockey Stadium on Sunday. After...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian women's tennis team beats Oman in opener Yesterday

    Incheon: The Indian women's tennis team was off to a winning start in the 17th Asian Games as it blanked Oman 3-0 in the first round here on Saturday. Prarthana Gulabrao Thombare and Ankita Raina notched up contrasting singles victories before the pairing of Natasha Marie Anne Palha and Rishika Sunkara...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian handball team loses opening match to Chinese Taipei Yesterday

    Incheon: The Indian handball team started its Asian Games campaign on a disappointing note, going down 20-39 to Chinese Taipei in their opening Group D match here on Saturday. In a rather lopsided contest, the Indian were trailing 11-24 at the end of the first 30-minute period before losing the the...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian women's badminton team in quarter-final Yesterday

    Indian badminton women's team on Saturday entered the quarter-final of the Asian Games after thrashing Macau 3-0 in their pre-quarterfinal tie at the Gyeyang Gymnasium. For India, singles stars Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu had comfortable victories while doubles pair of N. Sikky Reddy and Pradnya Gadre won convincingly in the...
  • Asian Games: Shweta Chaudhry wins bronze in women's 10m air pistol 22 hours 46 minutes ago

    Shweta gave India their first medal on the opening day action of the 17th Asian Games after the Faridabad girl clinched bronze in the Women 10m Air Pistol Final. ...
  • Asian Games 2014: Jitu Rai wins gold medal in 50m Pistol event Yesterday

    Ace pistol shooter Jitu Rai clinched India's first gold medal on the opening day of the 2014 Asian Games when he held his nerves to bag the yellow metal in the 50m Pistol event at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range in Incheon, South Korea, on Saturday. The Lucknow boy is...
  • Asian Games 2014, Day 1: Jitu Rai shoots India's first gold, bronze for Shweta 8 hours 37 minutes ago

    Shooters led India's medal hunt on the opening day of 2014 Asian Games at Incheon, where pistol-shooter Jitu Rai won India's first gold in the 50m event, shortly after Shweta Chaudhry opened India's account with a bronze in the 10m Women's Pistol event. Jitu held his nerves to clinch the...
  • Asian Games 2014: Shweta Chaudhry wins bronze in women's 10m air pistol Yesterday

    Incheon: Shooter Shweta Chaudhry gave India their first medal on the opening day action of the 17th Asian Games after the Faridabad girl clinched bronze in the Women 10m Air Pistol Finals, here on Saturday. Shweta looked focused from the start as she sailed through even after her much fancied teammates...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian golfers have strong medal chances, says coach Yesterday

    New Delhi: India's chief golf coach Jasjit Singh feels that the men and women's teams have strong chances of finishing on the podium at the 17th Asian Games which started in the South Korean city of Incheon Friday. "Though we have a very young team for the Asiad, we have a...
  • As it happened: Asian Games 2014, Day 1 in Incheon 12 hours 21 minutes ago

    (Scroll down for Live updates from Incheon) India seek a record medal haul despite a chaotic build-up, including the slashing of their contingent and last-minute pull out of top athletes. Few of the country's biggest medal hopes won't be in action at Incheon. Star boxer Vijender Singh is out with an injury,...