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Young-Jun and Chunxiu triumph

Korean Ji Young-Jun and Chinese Zhou Chunxiu won the men's and women's marathon titles on the final day of the Asian Games here on Sa...»

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. ...»

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...»

Liu Xiang enthralls capacity crowd

Liu Xiang did not disappoint a crowd of nearly 70,000 that thronged the Guangdong Olympic Stadium on Wednesday night. The b...»

Mohammed Shaween takes 1,500m gold

Mohammed Othman Shaween of Saudi Arabia has come from behind on the final lap to win the men’s 1,500 metres at the Asian Games in...»

Preeja, Kavita one-two in 10,000m

Indian women made an explosive start to their Asian Games athletics campaign, with Preeja Sreedharan and Kavita Raut scripting an unp...»

Asiad: Sudha wins gold in 3000m steeplechase

In a sparkling show, Sudha Singh fetched India’s second gold medal in track and field events and fifth overall by winning the 3...»

Can Indians provide a CWG encore?

With just two gold medals, past the half-way mark in the Asian Games, India finds itself awkwardly placed after having talked of atta...»

Pressure of expectations weigh on Adachi's mind

Mariko Adachi is torn by emotions of happiness and anxiety over leading Japan's bid to dominate the men's and women's triathlon at th...»

Poonia ready to work on Chinese puzzle

She has sizzled on the ramp, has cars and barrels of cash gifted to her and even has an invite for a rich discus throw duel with a wo...»

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...»

Masashi firm favourite for sprint gold

Eriguchi Masashi is the hot favourite to emerge as the fastest man at the Asian Games in Guangzhou. The Japanese speed king is so...»

The Hindu presents the all-new Young World

Listen to The Hindu's Sports Editor Nirmal Shekar speak to our Sports-Writer Arun Venugopal on India's tour of England and the Commonweath Games....Listen in »



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