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Asian Games 2018: Who is shooter Saurabh Chaudhary?

Saurabh Chaudhary became India's fifth gold medallist at the Asian Games by winning the yellow metal in 10m Air Pistol event.

Asian Games 2018: 16-year-old Saurabh Chaudhary blows away top guns to win gold

Saurabh Chaudhary, who blew away one of the toughest fields in a shooting final in his first senior tournament to announce his arrival as 10m air pistol’s latest sensation at the Jakabaring Sports City of Palembang on Tuesday.


Swapna Barman hopeful of getting back TOPS support

Dropped from the TOPS, Asian Games gold medal winning athlete Swapna Barman says she remains hopeful of her re-inclusion in the scheme for the financial support.

Had suspicion, so didn't allow Nirmala Sheoran to run Asiad relays: AFI chief

Nirmala Sheoran has been provisionally suspended after tests conducted in the WADA's Montreal laboratory.

Asian Games gold medallist Swapna Barman to get seven pairs of customized footwear 

After a detailed foot analysis, Adidas will provide Swapna Barman with seven unique pairs, one each for the seven different events of Heptathlon.

Swapna Barman leaves for Germany for customised shoes

Swapna Barman is born with six toes in both her feet, and her plight came to light when she clinched a gold at the Jakarta Games held earlier this year.


Tajinderpal Singh Toor getting back on his feet after father’s death

It has been over a month since Asian Games shot put champion Tajinderpal Singh Toor lost his father Karam Singh Toor due to cancer.

Para Asian Games 2018: India win five medals on opening day

The men's badminton team opened the country's medal account after narrowly losing to Malaysia 1- 2 in the semifinals to settle for a bronze. India went on to win two more bronze and two silvers on Day 1.

I am getting scared of people's expectations: Swapna Barman

Swapna Barman achieved a career-best aggregate of 6026 points but for her to be on the Olympics podium she has to raise the bar to 6700-plus.

After Asian Games glory, back to bitter gourd not buffaloes

Asian Games 2018 glory ensures Manjit Singh does not have to manage dairy business; Arpinder Singh goes back to home food

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Asian Games 2018: Government rewards medal winners with cash prize

The government on Tuesday felicitated the athletes who earned a medal for the nation at the 18th edition of Asian Games in Indonesia. The gold medallist were rewarded with Rs 40 lakh, the silver and bronze winners took home Rs 20 and Rs 10 lakh each.

Asian Games 2018: Fireworks, athletes and Bollywood music as 18th Asiad draws to a close

Ending the Asian Games campaign on a high note with 69 medals, India recorded their highest ever medal haul at this edition of the Games.


Asian Games 2018: Athletes who brought glory to India

India opened their account on August 19 with the pair of Apurvi Chandela and Ravi Kumar winning bronze in the 10m Air Rifle Mixed Team event. The duo finished third with a total of 429.9 points behind Chinese Taipei’s 494.1.

Neeraj Chopra leads India in fireworks-filled Asian Games opening ceremony

Star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra bears the tricolour as he leads the Indian contingent at Gelora Bung Karno during the opening ceremony of Asian Games 2018. The players arrived in blue suits, smiling and with small flags in their hands, waving to the crowd. India has sent a contingent of 569 athletes who will participate in a total of 36 sports.

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Asian Games: India's top moments

India was the first country to host the Asian Games with the National Stadium in the capital built for the purpose in 1951. Sachin Nag bagged India's first gold in the swimming pool.