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  • Asian Games: Vikas Gowda claims discus throw silver 4 minutes ago

    Incheon: Vikas Gowda won India's ninth medal from athletics at the 17th Asian Games claiming the silver in men's discus throw final at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium on Tuesday. Gowda, who won the Glasgow Commonwealth Games gold, achieved a best throw of 62.58 metres in his second attempt, out...
  • Asian Games Hockey: Indian eves eye revenge against Japan in bronze medal play-off 1 hour 41 minutes ago

    Incheon: The gold medal already out of their grasp, Indian women's hockey team will be eyeing to return at least with a bronze from the 17th Asian Games when they take on Japan, in what can be regarded as a revenge encounter, in the third-fourth place play-off on Wednesday. The Indian...
  • Malaysia's Tai Cheau Xuen loses Asian Games gold medal over doping 2 hours 20 minutes ago

    Incheon: The banning of a Malaysian martial arts gold medallist for a doping offence overshadowed rare victories for Saudi Arabia and Singapore at the Asian Games on Tuesday. Tai Cheau Xuen was stripped of the gold she won in wushu and kicked out of the Games after testing positive for sibutramine,...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian girls win bronze in sailing 2 hours 58 minutes ago

    Incheon: Varsha Gautham and Aishwarya Nedunchezhiyan endured disqualification in one of the 12 races before claiming a bronze medal in the women's 29er two person dinghy sailing event of the Asian Games, here on Tuesday. Varsha as skipper and Aishwarya as crew finished with net 25 points. Nethra Kumanan ended...
  • For Sushil Kumar, Yogeshwar Dutt's semis bout at Asiad best ever 3 hours 7 minutes ago

    New Delhi: They both are champions in their own right and no wonder Sushil Kumar was absolutely ecstatic in the manner his close friend Yogeshwar Dutt clinched the first gold medal for India in Asian Games wrestling in 28 years. "The manner in which Yogesh [as he is affectionately called] won...
  • Asian Games boxing: Satish in semifinal, Thapa bows out 3 hours 11 minutes ago

    Incheon: Boxer Satish Kumar on Tuesday reached the semifinals, assuring India a medal in the superheavy weight category (+91kg), after winning his quarterfinal bout in the 17th Asian Games at the Seonhak Gymnasium here. He beat Jordan's Hussein Eishaish 2-1 by a split decision. He got a cumulative 28-29 verdict from Uzbekistan's...
  • Asian Games: India beat South Korea 1-0 to enter men's hockey final 3 hours 20 minutes ago

    Incheon: Akashdeep Singh scored a brilliant field goal to help a spirited India beat hosts South Korea 1-0 on Tuesday and enter the final of the men's hockey competition of the 17th Asian Games for the first time in 12 years. After a barren opening half, it took a gem of...
  • Asian Games: India protest boxer Sarita Devi's controversial defeat 3 hours 26 minutes ago

    Incheon: An outraged Indian boxing contingent on Tuesday lodged a protest and demanded a review of Laishram Sarita Devi's semi-final bout in the Asian Games after the veteran was adjudged to have lost despite a dominating performance against home favourite Jina Park. The Indian boxing contingent lodged a protest after paying...
  • Asian Games: Indian shooter Ahmad Mairaj finishes 5th in skeet final 4 hours 42 minutes ago

    Incheon: Indian shooter Ahmad Mairaj Khan finished fifth while the Indian team came seventh in the men's skeet event of the 17th Asian Games at the Gyeonggido Shooting Range here on Tuesday. Ahmad, who was the only Indian to sneak into the semi-final, shot 11 out 15, which was not enough...
  • Asian Games: Boxer Pooja Rani settles for bronze after defeat in semis 4 hours 53 minutes ago

    Incheon: Indian boxer Pooja Rani settled for the bronze medal after losing the semi-final of the women's middleweight (69-75kg) event of the 17th Asian Games here onn Tuesday. Pooja lost 0-2, with the third judge giving a tied score, to China's Li Qian at the Seonhak Gymnasium. Earlier, Pooja's compatriot MC Mary...
  • Asian Games: Boxer Sarita settles for bronze after shocking decision 5 hours 25 minutes ago

    Indian boxer Sarita Devi (60kg) controversially settled for a bronze medal after losing her semifinal bout against South Korea's Jina Park. ...
  • Asian Games: All-win day for India in table tennis 6 hours 9 minutes ago

    Incheon:Indian paddlers enjoyed an all-win day on Tuesday at the Asian Games as country's top doubles duo of Achanta Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj reached the men's doubles third round here. Amalraj and Kamal unexpectedly lost the first game before taming the Nepal's Purshottam Bajracharya and Amar Lal Malla 6-11, 11-5,...
  • Asian Games: Boxer Sarita Devi controversially denied shot at gold, settles for bronze 6 hours 9 minutes ago

    Incheon: Indian boxer Laishram Sarita Devi (60kg) on Tuesday controversially settled for a bronze medal at the Asian Games after losing her semi-final bout against South Korea's Jina Park despite a dominating performance which left the home favourite with a bloodied nose. The 32-year-old Indian was seen protesting outside the ring...
  • Asian Games 2014: Mary Kom enters boxing final for a shot at gold 6 hours 21 minutes ago

    Incheon: India's MC Mary Kom secured a berth in the gold medal bout of the women's flyweight (48-51kg) after a convincing win in the semi-final of the 17th Asian Games here Tuesday. The 31-year-old Indian beat Vietnam's Le Thi Bang by a unanimous 3-0 decision to enter the final. The five-time...
  • Asian Games Volleyball: Indian women lose to Kazakhstan in SF playoff 6 hours 52 minutes ago

    Incheon: Indian women spikers continued to disappoint as they lost their 5th-8th place semi-final play-off against Kazakhstan by three straight sets in the volleyball event at the Asian Games. The Kazakh women won the contest 25-20, 25-19, 25-20 in only 69 minutes as India will now play in the 7th-8th place...
  • Asian Games Taekwondo: Latika Bhandari enters 53 kg quarters 6 hours 58 minutes ago

    Incheon: India started their taekwondo campaign on a bright note as Latika Bhandari made it to the quarter-finals of the women's 53 kg event by defeating Farzona Radzhabova of Tajikistan in a one-sided bout at the Asian Games here on Tuesday. The 19-year-old Latika won the bout 7-2 with a judcious...
  • Asian Games Kabaddi: Indian women storm into the semis 7 hours 12 minutes ago

    Incheon: With an aim to defend their gold medal, Indian women produced a clinical performance to outwit hosts South Korea by 45-26 margin to enter the semi-finals of the Asian Games kabaddi event at the Songdo Global University Gymnasium here on Tuesday. India, who beat Bangladesh 29-18 in their lung opener,...
  • Asian Games 2014 Live: Mary Kom, men's hockey team through to the final 13 hours 12 minutes ago

    (For LIVE updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) India's two gold medals on Monday came from discus-thrower Seema Punia and the mixed doubles tennis team of Sania-Myneni, taking it to No. 9 on the medals tally. The two gold on Monday took India's tally to six, with an overall...
  • Telangana CM K Chandrasekhar Rao congratulates Sania Mirza for winning gold 19 hours 38 minutes ago

    Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao congratulated tennis star Sania Mirza on Monday for winning a gold medal in the mixed doubles competition at the Asian Games. Sania, a brand ambassador for Telangana, made Telangana and the country proud with a gold medal in the mixed doubles category and...
  • Fantastic to be back home with Asian Games gold: Saurav Ghosal 19 hours 56 minutes ago

    Ghosal, who led India's historic gold-medal win in men's squash team event, said it's a big watershed moment for Indian sports. ...
  • Seema Punia bags India's first athletics gold of Asian Games 2014 20 hours 1 minutes ago

    Former national champion Reeth Abraham reflects on India's performance in athletics on Day 10 of the Incheon Games. ...
  • I became emotional as I missed last two Asian Games: Seema Punia 21 hours 14 minutes ago

    Incheon: Seema Punia, who captured her first gold medal in the Asian Games with a front-leading performance against two top Chinese rivals, broke down during the medal ceremony for the women's discus throw event as she had missed the bus in 2006 and 2010 editions. "I was very emotional on the...
  • Asian Games 2014, Day 10: India climb up the medals tally with athletics, tennis gold 22 hours 22 minutes ago

    India had to wait until the fag end of day ten of competition at the Incheon Asian Games for their fifth and sixth gold medals of the event, which were provided by discus-thrower Seema Punia and the tennis mixed doubles team of Sania Mirza and Saketh Sai Myneni - after...
  • Asian Games Tennis: Sania and Saketh grab mixed doubles gold 22 hours 26 minutes ago

    Incheon: Sania Mirza and Saketh Myneni combined well to clinch gold medal in the mixed doubles event as India's tennis campaign at the Asian Games concluded with a rich haul of five medals at the Asian Games, on Monday. The second seeds overwhelmed the top-seeded Chinese Taipei pair of Hao Ching...
  • Asian Games 2014: Seema Punia wins gold in discus throw 23 hours 26 minutes ago

    India's discus thrower Seema Punia won the gold medal while her compatriot Krishna Poonia finished fourth in the 17th Asian Games at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium on Monday. ...
  • Asian Games 2014: Jaisha, Naveen win bronze in athletics 23 hours 27 minutes ago

    Incheon: Indian runners OP Jaisha and Naveen Kumar won bronze medals to add to discus-thrower Seema Punia's gold in athletics on day ten of the 17th Asian Games at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium on Monday. In the women's 1500 metres, Jaisha finished third in 4:13.46 seconds. Bahrain claimed the gold...
  • Asian Games Hockey: Indian women lose to South Korea in semifinal Yesterday

    Incheon: Indian women's hockey team put up a determined effort before going down to a superior South Korean outfit by 1-3 margin in the semi-final of the 17th Asian Games on Monday. India will now play in the bronze medal play-off match against Japan, whom China beat 1-0 in the other...
  • Asian Games: Discus thrower Seema Punia wins gold Yesterday

    Incheon: India's discus thrower Seema Punia won the gold medal while her compatriot Krishna Poonia finished fourth in the 17th Asian Games at the Incheon Asiad Main Stadium on Monday. Chinese Xiaoxin Lu and Jian Tan picked up the silver and bronze, respectively. At the Common Wealth Games held in Glasgow, Seema...
  • Asian Games Wrestling: Bajrang wins silver, Narsingh bronze Yesterday

    Incheon: Indian wrestler Bajrang had to remain content with the silver medal after losing his final bout while his compatriot Narsingh Pancham Yadav clinched the bronze in the 17th Asian Games at the Dowon Gymnasium on Monday. Bajrang lost the men's freestyle 61kg final 1-3 to Iranian Masoud Esmaeilpoorjouybari and settled...
  • Asian Games: India win silver in men's doubles tennis Yesterday

    Incheon: Sanam Singh could not add a second consecutive Asian Games gold medal to his kitty as he and Saketh Myneni settled for a silver after losing the hard-fought final in straight sets to Korea's Yongkyu Lim and Hyeon Chung on Monday. The fifth seeded Indians lost the summit clash 5-7,...