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Indian eves win kabaddi gold

The Indian women’s kabaddi team won its maiden Asian Games gold medal defeating Thailand in the final here on Friday. ...»

Indian women's relay team wins gold

The anticipated gold rush on the final day of track and field action did not come about for India in the Asian Games on Friday. ...»

Vijender garners boxing gold

World No.1 Vijender Singh capped India's fine performance in boxing and provided a fitting climax to the contingent's campaign in the...»

Indian men bag chess bronze

The Indian men’s team won bronze in chess at the Asian Games here on Friday.The team comprising Krishnan Sasikiran, Surya S...»

Two bronze medals for India in skating

Rollersports fetched India a couple of unexpected bronze medals with Anup Kumar Yama bagging one in men’s single free skating befo...»

A day to remember for Vikas Krishan

The young and fearless Vikas Krishan tamed the dragon in its lair, beating defending champion Hu Qing of China 5-4 in front of a voci...»

Mausam Khatri bags wrestling bronze

Mausam Khatri capitalised on his luck to win the repechage and clinch the bronze medal in the men's freestyle 96-kg wrestling eventi...»

Ashwini and Joseph Abraham sweep hurdles titles

Joseph Abraham and A. C. Ashwini pulled off impossible-looking gold medals in the 400 metres hurdles to give a tremendous boost to In...»

India claims hockey bronze

Tushar Khandker fired in a field goal as India defeated holders South Korea by a solitary goal to win the bronze medal in the men’...»

Mary Kom goes down in semis for bronze

Five-time world champion Mary Kom tried her best, but it was not good enough against two-time world champion Ren Cancan of China, in...»

China retains women's gold

China retained the gold medal and completed a hat-trick of triumphs in the Asian Games women's hockey competition from 2002. ...»

India in kabaddi semis

Gold medal favourites, India’s men’s and women’s kabaddi teams stormed into the semifinals with dominating victories a...»

Suranjoy Singh settles for bronze

Indian boxer Suranjoy Singh had to be content with a bronze in the men’s 52 kg after going down fighting 5-6 to China’s Yong...»

Vikas Krishnan in boxing final

Indian boxer Vikas Krishnan assured himself of at least a silver as he qualified for the final of the men’s 60kg bout at the Asian...»

Boxer Kavita gets bronze

India’s Kavita Goyat settled for a bronze after losing her semifinal bout to Jinzi Li of China in the women’s boxing at the...»

Indian eves bag bronze in squash team event

India’s men and women squash teams lost their semifinal clashes but ended up with bronze medals at the Asian Games here on Wednesda...»

Somdev creates history with gold at Asiad

Somdev Devvarman won his second gold medal of the Asian Games, demolishing top seed Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan 6-1, 6-2 in the men's sin...»

Poonia and Pramila bag bronze

After a day of ignominy for champions and season leaders on Monday, it was time they came back onto the centre-stage to prove their c...»

Archer Deepika misses bronze

An individual medal in archery continued to prove elusive for India as the Commonwealth Games champion and world No. 3 Deepika Kumari...»

Rahim's golden goal sinks India

Malaysia scripted a new page in the hockey history of the Asian Games on Tuesday. With a display that underlined the essence of forti...»

Somdev-Sanam scoop gold

Somdev Devvarman and Sanam Singh clinched the men's doubles gold medal in tennis in the Asian Games on Monday. With the youn...»

Saurav Ghoshal settles for bronze

Saurav Ghoshal lost his semifinal clash against Mohammad Azlan Iskandar of Malaysia to pick up a bronze medal in the men’s singles...»

Suranjoy Singh wins a close bout

Asian boxing champion Suranjoy Singh won a close bout against Shahriyor Isakov of Uzbekistan 4-2 to move into the semifinals of the 5...»

India gets the better of Pakistan

Sandeep's penalty corner strikes and Sardar's defending make the difference »

Aditya bags snooker bronze

India’s Aditya Mehta secured a surprise bronze after losing to Chun Marco Fu Ka of Hong Kong 1-4 in the semifinals of the men&rsqu...»

Somdev reaches quarters

Somdev Devvarman and Karan Rastogi kept themselves in the medal hunt by reaching the men’s singles quarterfinals with easy wins...»

Saurav Ghosal enters quarterfinals

India was assured of at least a bronze medal in squash after Saurav Ghoshal blanked countryman Siddharth Suchde 3-0 to book a place i...»

Asiad golf: India slips to fourth place

It was a disappointing day for the Indian golfers, even as South Korea again seemed on course to making a clean sweep of all four Asi...»

India stuns Japan in volleyball

Indian men beat fancied Japan 3-2 while the women put aside Maldives 3-0 in the volleyball competition at the Asian Games here on Fri...»

Sania breezes into quarterfinals

Sania Mirza silenced the Chinese spectators at court No. 1 with her strong game as she outclassed sixth-seeded Shuai Zhang 6-2, 6-2 i...»

Boxer Dinesh assured of medal

Commonwealth champion Dinesh Kumar became the second Indian boxer to assure himself of a medal at the Asian Games by advancing to the li...»

Women’s rowing pair wins bronze

Indian rowers continued to break new grounds at the Asian Games with the duo of Pratima Puhara and Pramila Prava Minz becoming the first...»

Pankaj Advani crashes out

Pankaj Advani could not replicate his billiards performance in the snooker event as he lost 1-4 to Junhui Ding of China in the pre-quart...»

Indian women overwhelm Thailand

The Indian women's team enhanced its chances for a podium finish with a thumping 13-0 victory over Thailand in the hockey competition...»

Paramjeet Samota makes semifinals

Paramjeet Samota confirmed the first boxing medal for India in the 16th Asian Games as he sailed into the semifinals of the super hea...»

Indian challenge ends as Sharath knocked out

India’s challenge in the table tennis event at the 16th Asian Games ended on Thursday as Sharath Kamal and Anthony Amalraj lost in...»

Vijender in Asiad boxing quarters

One of the bright stars of Indian sports, Vijender Singh defeated Yu Ting Yang of Chinese Taipei 9-2 to move into the quarterfinals o...»

Harika grabs chess bronze

India’s Harika Dronavalli claimed the bronze in the women’s individual chess at the Asian Games here on Tuesday.Chine...»

India enters Asiad volleyball quarters

India defeated Vietnam 3-0 in their last group match to book a place in the quarterfinals of the men’s volleyball competition at t...»

Fine show by Ashish

Gymnast Ashish Kumar opened a new chapter for India by clinching the country's first ever gymnastic medal, a bronze, in the Asian Gam...»

Khade ends 24-year medal drought

Virdhawal Khade declared that he was a star swimmer in the making as he won the bronze medal in the 50m butterfly event at the Asian...»

Japan hammers India 5-0

India suffered a 0-5 drubbing at the hands of title contenders Japan to crash out of the football competition after qualifying to the kn...»

Indian shooters off target for second day running

After cornering glory in the Commonwealth Games and promising start to the competitions here, the much touted Indian shooters drew a bla...»

Khade misses bronze

Virdhawal Khade finished fourth with a timing of 22.87 seconds as he missed the 50-metre freestyle swimming bronze medal by 0.03 seco...»

Indian men stumble

The Indian men's tennis team lost a good chance to beat top-seeded Chinese Taipei — that was without its No.1 player, the World...»

Mixed outing for Indian paddlers in Asian Games

Indian paddlers endured a mixed day in the individual Table Tennis competitions of the Asian Games with only Kumarsen Shamini making it...»

Shooter Tejaswini Sawant draws a blank

India’s first woman world champion in shooting, Tejaswini Sawant, surprisingly drew a blank in the Asian Games as she failed to ev...»

India swamps hapless Hong Kong

India stayed in the comfort zone with a 7-0 result the opening Pool B game against Hong Kong China in the men's hockey competition on...»

India takes silver behind China

Cue sports maintained the medal trickle for India as the snooker team won the silver behind China in the Asian Games here on Monday. »

Indian eves dispatch Malaysia

Too easy for Koreans; Japan unconvincing in 4-1 win »

Indian women knocked out

India was delivered a knock-out punch in the women's competition, losing 0-3 to unfancied Indonesia in the first round, in the tennis...»

'We will be tough to beat'

Somdev Devvarman sounded confident about pulling his weight in the quest for medals in tennis in the Asian Games. After a solid t...»

Indian women keen for a fresh start

Casting aside the depression, dejection and deep sense of disappointment over a place on the podium at the Commonwealth Games, the India...»

The focus will be on Bindra and Narang

They are two of the best in the world and it is time they showed it to the rest of Asia! World and Olympic champion Abhinav Bindr...»

Mary Kom steals the thunder

The secretary-general of the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA), Randhir Singh, said there was time till February 2011 for India to bid for t...»

Indians have their task cut out

It will be a tough challenge for India when it launches its campaign to improve its performance of the last Asian Games when it won 1...»

India's absence at cricket's Asiad debut draws criticism

For every day these past seven months, Jashim Uddin has been tending the Georgia grass with attention that borders on obsession. ...»

'Time to focus on fresh challenges'

“What we achieved in the Commonwealth Games is history now. It is time to focus on the fresh challenges,” said Pullela Gopi C...»

Athletes vow to match C'wealth Games performance

World champion Sushil Kumar assured that Indian sport would retain the momentum of the strong performance in the Commonwealth Games a...»

Gagan Narang to be India's flag-bearer at Asian Games

Ace shooter Gagan Narang, who won four gold medals at last month’s Commonwealth Games, will be India’s flag-bearer at the...»

609 athletes to represent India in Asiad

Indian Olympic Association said that as many as 609 athletes, including 249 women, will represent the country in 35 different disciplines...»

Will Sania and Devvarman shine again?

World No.11 Na Li may not figure in singles, and the 25th ranked Zheng Jie, the women's champion in the last Asian Games in Doha...»

Limba Ram worried about Asian Games show due to lack of practice

Indian archery coach Limba Ram is unhappy with the team’s preparation for the upcoming Asian Games in China, where they are up for...»

India eyes three golds: Mir

The Indian kayaking and canoeing team for the Asian Games at Guangzhou, China, has set its eyes on at least three gold medals, says nati...»

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That night...June 25, 1983

Field Marshal extraordinaire

Giving the boys their due

The fascinating journey with Lara

Salute to a great team in decline

Let us resolve...

It isn't cricket



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