Games

  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle 1 hour 1 minutes ago

    Catch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle. ...
  • My country should support my protest, says boxer Sarita Dev 1 hour 7 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 1 hour 13 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 1 hour 49 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 -2019278890 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: Gold for Mary Kom as India's medals tally reaches 50 January 20, 1410

    Incheon: It was a mixed day for India at Asian Games where its athletes finished with one gold, one silver and two bronze medals. Boxer Mary Kom came out with flying colours by bagging the gold medal, while Tintu Lukka finished second in 800m to grab silver. Not to forget the...
  • Asian Games: AIBA to act against boxer Sarita Devi for refusing to accept bronze medal -2071872010 minutes ago

    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...
  • Asian Games: Annu Rani grabs a bronze in women's javelin throw 5 hours 2 minutes ago

    Incheon: Indian athlete Annu Rani won a bronze medal in the women's Javelin throw event of the Asian Games, with a personal best effort of 59.53m, on Wednesday. Annu achieved the mark in her first attempt as she led the field for a while before being overtaken by China's Li Zhang...
  • Asian Games: Ashwini Akkunji fails to defend women's 400m hurdles title January 18, 1410

    Incheon: India's Ashwini Akkunji failed to defend her women's 400 metres hurdles title as she finished fourth and out of medal contention in the final of the Asian Games on Wednesday. Ashwini, who had won gold in 400m hurdles and 4X400m relay four years ago at Guangzhou, could not impress at...
  • Asiad taekwondo: Indians knocked out 6 hours 28 minutes ago

    Incheon: India's Nakul Malhotra (+87 kg) and Anand Pandia Rajan (-80 kg) were knocked out of men's quarter-final and Round of 16 matches, respectively, in men's taekwondo competition at the Asian Games on Wednesday. Earlier, Aarti Khakal was also ousted in the Round of 32 of the women's -57 kg category...
  • Asian Games Hockey: We have psychological advantage over India, says Pakistan goalie -1149353290 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Pakistan started the mindgames ahead of their high-profile summit clash against arch-rivals India with goalkeeper Imran Butt claiming that his team will enjoy "psychological advantage" over Sardar Singh's boys when the two teams square off on Thursday. "We have won against India in last match that will give us...
  • Poor refereeing mars Games' Spirit at Incheon Asiad 7 hours 46 minutes ago

    '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 Athletics: Tintu Luka wins women's 800m silver January 16, 1410

    Incheon: Indian sprinter Tintu Luka clocked her season's best to clinch a silver medal in the 800m women's race of the 17th Asian Games on Wednesday. Luka clocked 1:59.19s to better the bronze medal she had won in this event in the previous edition of the Games in Guangzhou. The gold was...
  • Asian Games: Soumyajit Ghosh wins, Sharath Kamal loses in table tennis -1751035690 minutes ago

    Incheon: Soumyajit Ghosh advanced to the pre-quarterfinals of the men's singles table tennis event but compatriot Achanta Sharath Kamal lost his round of 32 match at the 17th Asian Games on Wednesday. There was bad news for the doubles teams as well as the men and women were knocked out of...
  • Happy for gold but equally sad for Sarita: Mary Kom 8 hours 14 minutes ago

    I am happy to become a champion even after 3 kids, but upset over the rough treatment meted out to Sarita. ...
  • Asian Games: Indian women's hockey team wins bronze -1964570410 minutes ago

    Incheon: The Indian women's hockey team stunned Japan 2-1 in a keenly-contested match to clinch their third bronze medal at the Asian Games after a hiatus of eight years on Wednesday. The 13th-ranked Indian women produced a spirited effort to avenge their 0-1 loss to 10th placed Japan in the bronze...
  • In pics: Denied a shot at gold, Sarita Devi refuses to wear bronze 9 hours 29 minutes ago

    Protesting against her controversial defeat against the South Korean boxer at the Asian Games 2014 in Incheon, Sarita Devi on Wednesday refused to wear her bronze medal at the podium. An inconsolable Sarita was seen crying incessantly on the podium and refused repeated attempts to put bronze medal around her...
  • Asian Games 2014: Mary Kom punches first boxing gold January 14, 1410

    India's Mary Kom won her final bout against Kazakh opponent and won the first boxing gold medal for India in Incheon. ...
  • Asian Games: Cheated Sarita refuses to wear bronze, Mary Kom wins gold 10 hours 26 minutes ago

    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 -864283690 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...
  • Hope Asiad show will raise compound archery's profile: Abhishek Verma 11 hours 15 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The 17th Asian Games has been a "special" one for India's compound archery team, including young Abhishek Verma, and the Delhi archer feels the four medal haul will at last give the "less talked about" compound archers their due recognition in the country. The more fancied recurve archers has...
  • Asian Games 2014: Magnificent Mary Kom pummels her rival to win historic gold January 12, 1410

    Incheon: MC Mary Kom on Wednesday became the first Indian woman boxer to clinch a gold medal at the Asian Games after she came from behind to beat Kazakhstan's Zhaina Shekerbekova in the flyweight (51KG) summit clash here on Wednesday. The lone Indian boxer in action today, Mary Kom defeated Shekerbekova...
  • Asian Games: India crash out in quarters of men's volleyball 12 hours 32 minutes ago

    Incheon: India fought hard before bowing out in the quarterfinals of the men's volley competition after losing 2-3 against fancied Japan at the 17th Asian Games, here on Wednesday. The Indians started brilliantly and pocketed the first set 25-20 in 24 minutes. But Japan got their acts together soon to drew parity...
  • Asian Games 2014: India vs Pakistan Hockey Preview January 18, 1410

    Incheon: Intricacies of South Asian style of hockey will be on full view on Thursday when a resurgent India take on bitter foes Pakistan in the high-octane men's Asian Games gold medal match, with a direct entry into the 2016 Rio Olympics up for grabs for the winners. The match, similar...
  • Asian Games: Indians finish 4th, 5th in 50km race walk 14 hours 56 minutes ago

    Incheon: Sandeep Kumar and Basanta Bahadur Rana failed to add to India's medal tally as they finished fourth and fifth in the men's 50km race walk event of the 17th Asian Games here on Wednesday. Sandeep Kumar and Basanta Rana were sixth and seventh -- the final two places -- before...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indians disappoint in taekwondo 15 hours 19 minutes ago

    Incheon: India did not have the best of outing in taekwondo competitions on the 12th day of the 17th Asian Games with Aarti Khakal and Rajan Pandia Anand crashing out in their respective events, here on Wednesday. While Aarti lost 8-15 to Ganiya Alzak of Kazakhstan in the round of 32...
  • As it happened: Asian Games 2014, Day 12 -2015593930 minutes ago

    (For Updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) India pins its 'gold medal' hopes on the 12th day of competition with the celebrated Indian women boxer MC Mary Kom will be in action in the Fly (51 kg) final at 11:30 am IST today. Also in action will be...
  • Asian Games 2014: India to meet Pakistan in men's hockey final Yesterday

    A brilliant field goal by Akashdeep Singh gave India a 1-0 victory over South Korea and a place in the men's hockey final at the Asian Games, in Incheon, on Tuesday. ...
  • 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...