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  • Malaysia's Tai Cheau Xuen loses Asian Games gold medal over doping September 30, 2014

    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: 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...
  • Ministry issues Dec 31 deadline to NSFs to amend constitution November 28, 2013

    New Delhi: The sports ministry has issued a fresh deadline to eight National Sports Federations (NSFs), which have not yet amended their constitution in accordance with the sports code, asking them to submit the required documents by December 31, 2013, failing which their government recognition could be "impacted". The ministry, in...
  • Which sport got richer by how much in Budget 2013-14 March 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The increase of Rs 214 cr in the 2013-14 budget allocated to the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has been welcomed with open arms by sportspersons and sports lovers alike. On that note, it's interesting to throw light on which sport has been allotted more to spend...
  • Indian wushu team wins four medals in World C'ship October 17, 2011

    New Delhi: The Indian Wushu team reaped rich dividends at the 11th World Wushu Championship, winning four medals, including two silvers and two bronze at Ankara, Turkey from October 7 to 15. Y Samathoi Devi (48Kg) and Pooja Kadian (60kg) won the silver, while Vishakha Malik (70Kg) and Sanjeev (90Kg) bagged...
  • Truly Asian: Sepak takraw to kabaddi December 6, 2006

    Doha: Sepak takraw. Wushu. Kabaddi, kabaddi, kabaddi. The Asian Games, a kind of mini Olympics for the world's most populous region is a showcase of the best athletes Asia has to offer. It is also a showcase of some sports so obscure outside their homelands that they are giving even Asia...