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  • Asian Games Live, Day 5: Rower Dushyant wins bronze for India 29 minutes ago

    (For LIVE updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) India's boxing contingent beings it's medal hunt in Incheon on day five of the competition but medal events for India primarily in shooting only. Gold medal continued to elude India on Day 4, where Saurav Ghosal lost in the squash men's...
  • Asian Games: Abhinav Bindra signs off with bronze double 11 hours 48 minutes ago

    Indian shooting ace Abhinav Bindra bid adieu to Asian Games by clinching the individual bronze medal in men's 10-m air rifle event. ...
  • Asiad Day 4 Analysis: Historic moment in squash but no gold 12 hours 40 minutes ago

    The fourth day's highlight for India at the XVII Asian Games has got to be the epic battle between world number 16 Saurav Ghosal and Abdullah Al Muzayen from Kuwait, ranked 48, in squash final. The British Junior Open under-19 champion in 2004, Ghosal took the first two sets 12-10...
  • Asian Games: Harpreet 7th in 25m rapid fire pistol qualifiers stage 1 16 hours 50 minutes ago

    Incheon: India's Harpreet Singh finished seventh as Gurpreet Singh and Pemba Tamang failed to impress in the men's 25 metre rapid fire pistol qualification stage 1 of the Asian Games at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range here on Tuesday. Harpreet scored 290-8x with scores of 98, 99 and 93 in three...
  • In pics: Asian Games 2014, Day 4 17 hours 45 minutes ago

    Abhinav Bindra won his first Asian Games individual medal, a bronze in the 10 metre air rifle event at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range. The 2008 Olympic champion Bindra recorded a final score of 187.1 to take the third position.Abhinav Bindra with other shooters during the 10m air rifle man's qualification event at the Ongnyeon International shooting range.Beijing Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra fired India to the men's team bronze in the 10m air rifle event. The Indian team was comprised of Bindra, Ravi Kumar and Sanjeev Rajput which tallied 1863 to finish third behind gold medal winners China 1886.4 and South Korea (silver) at 1867.6.
  • I will re-assess my level before taking a call on World Cup participation: Abhinav Bindra 18 hours 20 minutes ago

    Incheon: After capping off his remarkable career as a full-time marksman by winning two bronze at the Asian Games here on Tuesday, India's lone individual Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra said he will only be a "hobby shooter" from now on. Having broken the Asiad jinx with a bronze in the...
  • Asian Games: Abhinav Bindra ends on a high with a bronze 19 hours 31 minutes ago

    Bindra claimed his first Asian Games individual medal by winning the bronze in the men's 10 metre air rifle event at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range. ...
  • Asian Games 2014, Day 4: Historic silver for Ghosal, Bindra signs off with double bronze 22 hours 55 minutes ago

    It was heartbreak for Saurav Ghosal on day four of the 2014 Asian Games, but he had already done enough to create history - bagging India's first ever Asiad silver medal in squash. And ace Indian shooter Abinav Bindra, making his last appearance at the Asian Games, won two bronze...
  • Asian Games 2014: Abhinav Bindra ends Asian Games career with a bronze 23 hours 23 minutes ago

    Incheon: Abhinav Bindra won his first Asian Games individual medal, a bronze in the 10 metre air rifle event of the 17th Asian Games at the Ongnyeon International Shooting Range on Tuesday. The 2008 Olympic champion Bindra recorded a final score of 187.1 to take the third position as China finished...
  • Asian Games 2014: Abhinav Bindra guides India to 10m air rifle team bronze Yesterday

    Incheon: Beijing Olympic gold medallist Abhinav Bindra fired India to the men's team bronze in the 10m air rifle event while booking his berth in the eightman finals with the fifthbest score in the qualifications on Day 4 of the Asian Games on Tuesday. The Indian team was comprised of Bindra,...
  • As it happened: Asian Games 2014, Day 4 Yesterday

    (For LIVE updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) India won just two bronze medals on the second day, but were assured of at least a silver by squash star Saurav Ghosal and two more bronze in Wushu. On day four, shooters are expected to once again rule India's medals...
  • Asian Games 2014: Are Indian shooters fatigued? Yesterday

    India's ace shooter Ronjan Sodhi feels that the Indian contingent at the Asian Games is a bit young and inexperienced and that could be a reason behind their lack of individual medals. ...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian women win bronze in 25m Pistol Team event Yesterday

    Incheon: The shooting range once again provided an early medal for the Indian contingent as the women's pistol trio of Rahi Sarnobat, Anisa Sayyed and Heena Sidhu shot down a bronze in the 25m range on day three of the competitions on Monday. The Indian trio tallied 1729 points, a whopping...
  • Asian Games 2014: Ghosal in squash final; two bronze medals for India on Day 3 Yesterday

    Shooters once again got India going on day three at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, when the trio of Rahi Sarnobat, Anisa Sayyed and Heena Sidhu clinched bronze medal in the Women's 25m Pistol Team event to start day three. And later in the day squash star Dipika Pallikal...
  • Asian Games 2014: Indian women finish sixth in 10m Air Rifle Team Finals Yesterday

    Incheon: The Indian troika of Ayonika Paul, Apurvi Chandela and Raj Chaudhary finished a disappointing sixth in the 10m Air Rifle Women's Team Finals of the 17th Asian Games on Monday. World No. 8 Ayonika scored a creditable 417.7 but Apurvi (413.8) and Raj Choudhary (407.6) failed to come up with...
  • As it happened: Asian Games 2014, Day 3 Yesterday

    (For Live updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) While Dipika Pallikal and Saurav Ghosal will play squash singles semis, women shooters will be in action in rifle and pistol events. Day two of competition at Incheon wasn't particularly a happy one for India, with just two bronze ...
  • Asiad Day 2 Analysis: Quiet day for India at Incheon 2 days ago

    India had a comparatively quieter outing on day two of the ongoing Asian Games. In the 10 meter Air pistol shooting, Indian team of Jitu Rai, Samresh Jung and Prakash Nanjappa won a bronze in the Team Event. While they scored same points as China with 1743 points, China beat them...
  • Asian Games 2014: India's trap shooting trio disappoints 2 days ago

    Incheon: India's trap shooting exponents Manavjit Singh Sandhu, Mansher Singh and Kynan Chenai put on a disappointing show in the 17th Asian Games as none of them could qualify for the final round with the team finishing sixth at the Gyeonggido Shooting Range on Sunday. Veteran shooter Mansher, the oldest member...
  • My mother yet to know I won Asian Games gold: Jitu Rai 2 days ago

    Incheon: A day after clinching the 50m pistol gold in the ongoing Asian Games, Jitu Rai said he has not spoken to his mother for the last one month since he took part in the Shooting World Championship in Granada, Spain, where he picked up a silver. "I have not spoken...
  • Asian Games 2014: Jitu Rai finishes 5th in 10m Air Pistol Final 2 days 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. ...
  • Asian Games gold earns shooter Jitu Rai Rs. 50 lakh award 2 days 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: India win two medals on Day 2 2 days ago

    Indian shooters were on target for the second successive day as they delivered a bronze in the men's 10m air pistol team event, while shuttlers bagged another medal of same hue in the women's team competition in the 17th Asian Games on Sunday. India finished behind hosts South Korea and China...
  • As it happened: Asian Games Day 2 2 days 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 3 days 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 Day 1 Analysis: Gold on first day lifts Indian spirits 3 days ago

    After a smart marchpast 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: Shweta Chaudhry wins bronze in women's 10m air pistol 3 days 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 3 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    Shooters led India's medal hunt on the opening day of 2014 Asian Games at Incheon, where pistolshooter 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 4 days ago

    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...