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  • My country should support my protest, says boxer Sarita Dev 1 hour 18 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 -913734719 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 59 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 -2019278879 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 -2071871999 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 12 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 39 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...
  • Poor refereeing mars Games' Spirit at Incheon Asiad 7 hours 57 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 -1751035679 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 25 minutes ago

    I am happy to become a champion even after 3 kids, but upset over the rough treatment meted out to Sarita. ...
  • In pics: Denied a shot at gold, Sarita Devi refuses to wear bronze 9 hours 40 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 37 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 -864283679 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 26 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 42 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: Indians finish 4th, 5th in 50km race walk 15 hours 6 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 29 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 -2015593919 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...
  • Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps arrested for drunken driving -539762399 minutes ago

    Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps was arrested for drunken driving early on Tuesday after speeding and then crossing the double-lane lines inside the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore, Maryland Transportation Authority Police said. Phelps was clocked by radar at around 1:40 a.m. traveling 84 mph in a 45 mph zone, police...
  • 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: Vikas Gowda claims discus throw silver Yesterday

    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...
  • Malaysia's Tai Cheau Xuen loses Asian Games gold medal over doping Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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...

Hockey

Asian Games Hockey: We have psychological advantage over India, says Pakistan goalie

"We have won against India in last match that will give us slight psychological edge over them," Pakistan goalkeeper Imran Butt said.

Badminton

Asian Games: Lee Chong Wei falls yet again to Chinese rival Lin Dan

Badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei fell yet again to his great adversary Lin Dan in the semifinals of the Asian Games.

Formula One

Lewis Hamilton hunting another win as F1 leader at Japanese GP

Hamilton took a three-point lead in the standings after winning in Singapore last month while steering wheel problems forced Rosberg's retirement.