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  • Asian Games: Olympic Council of Asia reinstates boxer Sarita's bronze after a hearing -1905709238 minutes ago

    Incheon: Putting an end to the status of the bronze medal won by Indian woman boxer L Sarita Devi, the Olympic Council of Asia on Thursday re-instated her medal in the 60kg category after a hearing with the India's Asian Games contingent officials. "I attended the OCA working group hearing...
  • Olympic Gold Quest gives 10 lakh to aggrieved Sarita Devi 4 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Boxer L Sarita Devi, who is enduring a torrid time, having lost her semi-final bout controversially at the Asian Games, on Thursday received a morale-boosting support from the Olympic Gold Quest (OGQ), which has decided to award the Manipuri pugilist Rs 10 lakh. Sarita's gold medal dream ended abruptly...
  • Asian Games: Sarita Devi showed lack of sportsmanship, say organisers 9 hours 13 minutes ago

    Indian boxer L Sarita Devi's refusal to accept her bronze medal on the podium went against the values of sportsmanship, Asian Games organisers said on Thursday, adding they were reviewing the incident and could take action against her. Sarita refused to wear the medal when it was presented on Wednesday, taking...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle 20 hours 33 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle. ...
  • My country should support my protest, says boxer Sarita Devi -686543318 minutes ago

    Indian boxer Sarita Devi, who could face lengthy international ban for refusing to accept bronze medal on the podium, has appealed to her fans and the Indian government to stand by her in her hour of need. Sarita had lost a controversial lightweight bout against South Korean Ji Na Park. She...
  • Asian Games: Some in Indian team not happy with Sarita's emotional outburst -913733558 minutes ago

    Incheon: Indian boxer Sarita Devi's emotional refusal to wear the bronze medal at the Asian Games podium inside the Seonhak Gymnasium on Wednesday has not gone down well with some members of the national contingent. Sarita, who lost a controversial 56 kg semi-final bout against South Korea's Jina Park, did not...
  • Drama and controversy reign at Asian Games 21 hours 20 minutes ago

    Incheon: Cries of foul play took over the Asian Games on Wednesday when an Indian female boxer refused to accept her medal and Malaysia lodged a formal complaint after one of their competitors failed a drugs test. An Iraqi runner was also awarded a gold after a bizarre end to one...
  • We have sought report from IOA on Sarita incident: Sports Minister -2019277718 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Three Union ministers on Wednesday came out in support of boxer Sarita Devi as sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal sought a report from the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on pugilist's controversial loss against Korean boxer in the semi-final of the Asian Games in Incheon. "We have sought a report from...
  • Asian Games: AIBA to act against boxer Sarita Devi for refusing to accept bronze medal January 31, 1410

    Indian boxer Sarita Devi could face lengthy international ban for refusing to accept bronze medal on the podium at the Asian Games 2014 on Wednesday. AIBA has opened disciplinary case against Sarita and will announce their decision at the end of Asian Games. Sarita had lost a controversial lightweight bout against...
  • Poor refereeing mars Games' Spirit at Incheon Asiad Yesterday

    'Citius, Altius, Fortius' in Latin stands for faster, higher and stronger as the Olympics motto. It's essence is giving one's best and striving for personal excellence as a worthwhile goal. In all, this fairness is considered sacrosanct in the conduct of the Games itself. Some incidents have violated the rules that...
  • Asian Games: Cheated Sarita refuses to wear bronze, Mary Kom wins gold Yesterday

    In scenes of contrasting emotions from two Indian boxers on Wednesday, an overjoyed MC Mary Kom celebrated winning a gold medal for India while an inconsolable Sarita Devi refused to wear her bronze medal in protest of her controversial defeat in the semi-final a day earlier. Mary Kom became the first...
  • Asian Games: Sarita Devi refuses to wear her bronze medal in protest -864282518 minutes ago

    An inconsolable Sarita Devi on Wednesday refused to wear her bronze medal at the podium protesting her controversial defeat against the South Korean boxer at the Asian Games 2014 in Incheon. In never-seen-before visuals aired by the official broadcaster of the Games, Ten Sports, Sarita was seen crying incessantly on the...
  • Asian Games: Sarita Devi loses controversial bout, settles for bronze Yesterday

    A massive controversy has erupted in the Women's 60kg after India's Sarita Devi was denied a clear cut victory in her semifinal bout. ...
  • Asian Games 2014, Day 11: Silver for Gowda, men's hockey team through to final Yesterday

    Discus thrower Vikas Gowda was the country's top performer with a silver as India added four medals to maintain their 10th position in the overall standings at the Asian Games on Tuesday. After two productive days, it was a relatively quieter for the Indian contingent with Gowda providing the silver lining...
  • Asian Games: India protest boxer Sarita Devi's controversial defeat 2 days 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: Boxer Sarita settles for bronze after shocking decision 2 days 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: Boxer Sarita Devi controversially denied shot at gold, settles for bronze 2 days 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: India's women recurve archers lose bronze playoff 4 days ago

    Incheon: India's recurve archers will return empty-handed from the 17th Asian Games after the women's team lost to Japan in the bronze medal playoff by a solitary point here on Sunday. The trio of Deepika Kumari, L Bombayla Devi and Laxmirani Majhi went down to Japan in a shoot-off after both...
  • Vaishnodevi shrine ready for Navratras amid tight security 1 week ago

    Katra (Jammu): The cave shrine of Mata Vaishnodevi in Jammu and Kashmir's Trikuta Hills is decked up for the Navratras, which will begin on Thursday amid tight security. "The Bhawan of Mata Vaishno Deviji, Atka and the areas surrounding it have been decorated with flowers. All the routes leading to...
  • Asian Games: Sanathoi, Grewal bag a bronze each in wushu September 23, 2014

    Incheon: Wushu players delivered two bronze through Yumnam Sanathoi Devi and Narender Grewal after they lost their respective semifinal contests to cap off India's campaign on an impressive note on the fourth day of the competitions at the Asian Games here on Tuesday. Sanathoi lost to Zhang Luan of China in...
  • Asian Games: Narender Grewal, Sanathoi Devi assure Wushu bronze medals for India September 22, 2014

    Incheon: Wushu player Thoudam Sanathoi Devi on Monday assured herself of at least a bronze in women's Sanda 52kg category after storming into the semifinals on the third day of competitions at the Asian Games. Sanathoi beat Amgalanjargal Sangidorj of Mongolia in a 20 'Win By Round' (WBR) verdict in a...
  • Indian women rowers eliminated from 17th Asian Games September 22, 2014

    Incheon: The Indian women's rowing team was eliminated from the lightweight quadruple sculls event after finishing last in their repechage round at the 17th Asian Games on Monday. The quartet of Varghese Dittymol, Monalisha Chanu, Cahoba devi and Manjula Xess was eliminated after ending up on the bottom of the fivestrong...
  • Asian Games football: India women thrash Maldives 150 in opener September 14, 2014

    India began their campaign in the Incheon Asian Games on a high when the Indian women's football team came up with a dominating performance to pump in more than a dozen goals past Maldives to win 150 in their first Group A match on Sunday and move a step closer...
  • J&K: Train services to Vaishno Devi base camp resume September 10, 2014

    Jammu: Train services have been resumed to the base camp of Mata Vaishno Devi cave shrine, where the old holy cave has been reopened for 'darhsan'. "Train services to Katra, the base camp of Mata Vaishno Devi shrine, have been resumed. All the trains are now running smoothly," Divisional Traffic Manager...
  • J&K: Vaishno Devi yatra running smooth, chopper services resume September 9, 2014

    Jammu: Pilgrimage to the cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi in Trikuta Hills in Reasi district is going on smoothly on Tuesday, with over 12,000 more pilgrims on their way to offer prayers. The yatra had remained suspended for four consecutive days in view of heavy rains in Jammu and...
  • 1,500 trucks stuck on way to Kashmir September 9, 2014

    Jammu: Nearly 1,500 trucks carrying essential supplies to Kashmir were on Tuesday stranded on the JammuSrinagar national highway as sections of the road were washed away in the flash floods, cutting off the Valley from the rest of the country. Officials said stretches of the over 300km long highway have either...
  • J&K floods: Shri Shakti Express stuck, pilgrims headed to Vaishno Devi stranded September 8, 2014

    Jammu: Pilgrims who were headed to the Vaishno Devi shrine were stranded after the Katrabound Shri Shakti Express train was stuck in the Udhampur district due to floods in Jammu and Kashmir. There are nearly 500 pilgrims, who left from Delhi, on the train. Heavy rains and floods have led...
  • J&K: Train services to Katra cancelled due to flood September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Northern Railway on Saturday cancelled train services to Katra due to heavy floods and breaches on tracks between Jammu and Katra section. Besides the gushing of flood waters, heavy boulders had fallen on tracks at certain places in the JammuUdhampurMata Vaishno Devi Katra rail section, a senior Northern...
  • Phoolan Devi murder case: Sher Singh Rana sentenced to life imprisonment August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Sher Singh Rana, convicted for the murder of Samajwadi Party MP Phoolan Devi, has been sentenced to life imprisonment and a fine of Rs 1 lakh by a Delhi court on Thursday. Prosecution lawyer Manisha Sharma said that the court did not find the case rarest of rare...
  • Phoolan murder: Court to pronounce quantum of sentence on August 14 August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Tuesday fixed August 14 for pronouncing the quantum of sentence against Sher Singh Rana for the murder of banditturnedpolitician Phoolan Devi here in 2001 with the prosecution seeking death penalty for him. Additional Sessions Judge Bharat Parashar reserved...